We’re All Supply-Siders Now: An American Odyssey

We’re All Supply-Siders Now: An American Odyssey

Barack Obama is derided by the right as a socialist intent on waging class war against the rich, yet he has embraced their beloved supply-side economics and adapted it to his own electoral purposes. No wonder they hate him.

Russ Sloan Enlists Thomas Jefferson in His War Against Social Security

Russ Sloan Enlists Thomas Jefferson in His War Against Social Security

The Leesburg Daily Commercial continues to provide Russ Sloan with a weekly soapbox from which to preach his plutocratic propaganda. This week, he debases the legacy of Thomas Jefferson by using carefully selected quotes to attack Social Security. Sloan’s obscene distortions must be resisted by all middle-class Americans who love their country.

Larry Metz’s Crusade Against Medical Care for the Poor

Larry Metz’s Crusade Against Medical Care for the Poor

Larry Metz has declared war on the poorest people in Lake County. Having voted for steep Medicaid cuts, he now seeks to prevent local hospitals from using the proceeds of a minuscule tax to help pay for indigent care. We must not allow human life to be subjugated to Metz’s political ambitions within the Republican Party.

The Gun Nuts Fire Off More Blank Shells

The Gun Nuts Fire Off More Blank Shells

The Leesburg Daily Commercial has been providing the NRA with free publicity it doesn’t need or deserve. Those of us who do not wish to live in the Wild West need to break the gun lobby’s stranglehold over the state legislature and our public discourse.