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Ed Martin is an ordinary person who is recovering from being badly over-educated. Born in the middle of the Great Depression, he is not affiliated with nor a member of any political, social or religious organization. He is especially interested in the phenomenon of those who view the glaringly obvious with total incomprehension, in other words, out political, social and religious leaders.
Monday, August 22, 2011 Study shows genetics determines Republicanism
The current issue of the journal Genetics Today has an article by scientists announcing the discovery that affiliation with Republicanism is genetically determined.
(1 comments) Wednesday, August 3, 2011 Obama's debt deal is even worse than we thought
Nothing in this debt deal Obama made with the Republicans is what it looks like on the surface. A little analysis shows that both Obama and the Republicans completely misread each other.
(1 comments) Monday, August 1, 2011 No matter what happens on August 3, it's time to abandon this government
Our government has always told us that our money we are required to put into Social Security would always be there for us when we retire. Now, for the first time, this government is telling us that is not necessarily true. This government has abandoned us.
(8 comments) Wednesday, July 27, 2011 An answer to Rob Kall's question
Rob Kall asked an incisive question. Why are about 100 million Americans allowing themselves to be screwed over by the powers that be? I asked God about that and got an equivocal answer.
(10 comments) Thursday, July 21, 2011 When the worst is the best; why Rick Perry is the best Republican candidate
The Republicans are having a hard time coming up with a candidate for President. The candidates who have announced have the shared flaw of not having hit all of the points required to fulfill Republican ideology. If they'll just dig a little deeper, all the way to the bottom of the barrel, they'll find what they're looking for - Rick Perry.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 Republican history does repeat, and rhymes, and echoes
Mark Twain said that history doesn't repeat, but it rhymes. He died in 1910, without the experience of the Great Depression and the Great Recession repeat performances of the Republicans. They're repeating now the same things they said then.
(19 comments) Friday, April 29, 2011 You need to read this! Rob Kall's declaration of war
On Thursday, April 28, Rob Kall published an article here on OpEdNews, Time For the Left To Declare Bloody, Ugly War BACK. You need to go read that article and prepare your self for action.
Thursday, April 28, 2011 A Bookstore Epiphany
In an article here on OpEdNews, Robert S. Becker makes a very good point with the title: Needed: A Disruptive Donald On the Left. He's right, we need one, but there's a reason why we won't get one.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Capitalism brings an end to capitalism
In an article in the New York Times, Felix Salmon bemoans the end of capitalism without realizing that what he's blaming it on is capitalism.