Phil Anderson

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Thu. Jun. 29th, 2017

When Will We Ever Learn?

by Phil Anderson

“Not that anyone in a position of power seems to notice, but there's a simple rule for American military involvement in the Greater Middle East: once the U.S. gets in, no matter the country, it never truly gets out again.” Commentator Tom Engelhardt writing in “Common Dreams”

Thu. Jun. 22nd, 2017

Constitutional Roulette

by Phil Anderson

“A convention would be a stealth tactic to re-write the Constitution. Potentially everyone’s constitutional rights and civil liberties could be up for grabs. As recent gerrymandering, limitations on voting rights, and proposals to criminalize dissent indicate, Republicans are no champions of freedom or civil liberties.”

Wed. May. 31st, 2017

Economic Conundrums

by Phil Anderson

“Live simply so that others may simply live.” Mahatma Gandhi

Thu. May. 25th, 2017

If we really cared

by Phil Anderson

“If we really cared about the troops we would not be so quick to start wars. We would not get into unnecessary, no win quagmires like Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria.”

Thu. Mar. 30th, 2017

You Can’t Fix Stupid

by Phil Anderson

Reginald Ubergelt, President of United Pollution Producers, was reported dancing down Wall Street shouting, “Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty, we’re free at last.”

Sat. Feb. 18th, 2017

Water Choices for Wisconsin

by Phil Anderson

"One would think everyone would support protecting our water resources. Clean water should not be a political issue. But astonishingly it is."

Thu. Dec. 29th, 2016

Science Illiteracy and Public Policy

by Phil Anderson

We can’t continue ignoring the warnings of science. We can’t afford scientific illiteracy in a 21st century world. Nor can we afford political leadership with the “same intellectual blind spots as their constituents.”