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Entries by Geoffrey R. Stone from 12/2011

The Concerned Majority

| Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

In his ground-breaking speech in Osawatomie, Kansas, the president was telling the American people that he understands and shares their concerns, and that government has a responsibility to take those concerns seriously.

Obama on Republican Economic Policy: "It Doesn't Work"

| Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

Trickle-down economics has been tried, the president recently said, and it "has never worked." Is he right? Or is this just more political blather? To see, we need to go back to basics, back to Reaganomics.

Political Vitriol and Its Consequences for Democracy

| Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

The tenor and tone of certain factions' assault on the president of the United States should disturb all Americans. It is, to say the least, unseemly. Of course, we cherish the right to free speech. But having the right to do something does not mean one should actually do it.