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Michael Ford

Man Set Fire To Box Filled With Cats: Cops

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 10.26.2013 | Crime

A West Virginia man is behind bars after allegedly setting a mother cat and two of her litters on fire. Michael Wayne Ford, 56, is accused of putti...

Perspective on War Costs: Is It Worth It?

Michael Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Ford

Originally, the "war on terror" was projected to cost no more than $50 billion, and after being greeted as "liberators," the "cakewalk" would take no ...

Socialism in America? You Ain't Just Whistlin' Dixie

Michael Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Ford

America's wealth is, indeed, being redistributed -- from the "giving states" of New York, New Jersey, New England, most of the northeast and California -- to the "receiving states" consisting of all of the south and, ironically, Alaska.

Lady Liberty to the World: 'Eines Tages Alles' or 'Just Kidding'

Michael Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Ford

American history is loaded with varying degrees of resistance to immigrants. It's, therefore, ironic that in America immigration could be stridently resisted by native-born citizens.

Fear and Grieving on the Protest Trail

Michael Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Ford

The recent State of the American Dream Survey by Xavier University's Institute for Politics and the American Dream shows a predictable overall decline of faith that the American Dream can be achieved in our time.

What Happened To The White Picket Fence?

Michael Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Ford

In the American Consumer Republic, the Xavier University for Politics and the American Dream's first national survey of the Dream found that the alleg...

How We See the Future

Michael Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Ford

For the first time in 100 years, a majority of Americans doubt that the US will create the future. Americans haven't lost confidence in themselves. It's their kids and grandkids they worry about.