Chuck Spinney: Secession of the Rich–Abandoning the State and Its People

Attached is a withering critique of UnAmerican Plutocracy in the American Conservative, written by my close friend and colleague, Mike Lofgren. Readers wanting to learn more about Mike’s argument should read his new book, The Party Is Over: How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats Became Useless, and the Middle Class Got Shafted.  This book ought to be must …

Review: The Party Is Over: How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats Became Useless, and the Middle Class Got Shafted

Mike Lofgren 4.0 out of 5 stars 6 on Republicans, 3 on Democrats, 0 on the Other 50% of America’s Voters,August 12, 2012 I read this book is in original incarnation, “Goodbye to All That: Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the Cult,” (truthout, 3 Sep 2011), and have to give the author high …

Worth a Look: The Party Is Over: How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats Became Useless, and the Middle Class Go Shafted

The Party Is Over: How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats Became Useless, and the Middle Class Go Shafted Mike Lofgren (Viking 2012) Available 2 August – can be pre-ordered online now. The ultimate Republican insider’s caustic exposé of what passes for business as usual in Washington today There was a time, not so very long ago, …