Marty Kassowitz

Are We on the Cusp of Losing Our Republic?

Are We on the Cusp of Losing Our Republic?

A Republic is a form of government in which a state is ruled by representatives of the citizen body. Modern republics are founded on the idea that sovereignty rests with the people, though who is included and excluded from the category of the people has varied across history.
What Divides Delusion from Treason?

What Divides Delusion from Treason?

The honor normally bestowed on fallen in our military this past weekend was marred by treason by Michael Flynn and more delusion from the ex-president.
Fact Hero: Benjamin Ferencz — Former Prosecutor of the Nuremberg Trials

Fact Hero: Benjamin Ferencz — Former Prosecutor of the Nuremberg Trials

Benjamin Ferencz became Chief Prosecutor for the United States in The Einsatzgruppen Case, which the Associated Press called “the biggest murder trial in history.” Twenty-two defendants were charged with murdering over a million people. He was only twenty-seven years old. It was his first case.
We Are Being Robbed by Pharma Cartel Profiteers

We Are Being Robbed by Pharma Cartel Profiteers

What is profiteering? It is “the act or activity of making an unreasonable profit on the sale of essential goods especially during times of emergency.” For anyone who needs an essential medication for their health, an emergency would be not having that drug.
The Devolution of the Republican Party

The Devolution of the Republican Party

The elevation of Donald Trump to the Republican Party candidacy for President in 2015-2016, was a low-water mark for what was formerly known as the "Party of Lincoln."
Today’s Real F-Word Is “Fascism”

Today’s Real F-Word Is “Fascism”

When Liz Cheney was ousted from her Republican leadership position in Congress, a line was crossed. The line was the transition of House Republican leadership into a fascist group espousing a party line totally disconnected from reality.
Why the Republican Obsession with Liars, Lying and Gaslighting?

Why the Republican Obsession with Liars, Lying and Gaslighting?

To this day, the former president is still claiming that the 2020 election was stolen from him with massive fraud. Not only is it a lie, it is now labeled “The Big Lie.” So massive is this falsehood, that the majority of Republicans have endorsed it and are acting on that endorsement in a variety of ways.