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Entries from March 28th, 2011

Nazi Is Not Always a Bad Word.

March 28th, 2011 · Comments Off on Nazi Is Not Always a Bad Word. · Politics, Wars and Militarism

Not if it is used as a warning. Not if it describes a group out to get you. Not if it is the truth. When would we call someone a Nazi? Well, it is done all the time by those who don’t really mean it and have no basis for saying it. But when it […]

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The Neocon Republican No-jobs Plan

March 26th, 2011 · Comments Off on The Neocon Republican No-jobs Plan · Jobs, Politics

In the United States, right now, March 2011, we have about 111 million people gainfully employed. About 6.9 million of those are employed part time, that is, less than 35 hours a week, but looking for full time work. Another 6 million are unemployed and looking for full time work. So the unemployed looking for […]

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The Truth About Neocons and Big Government

March 25th, 2011 · Comments Off on The Truth About Neocons and Big Government · Politics

If someone said that it is all a lie, that Republicans do love big government…many people would say that it is not true. By the way, when we say Neocon we mean Republican. Repbulicans are now all Neocons…neoconservatives…fascists…corporatists…all sponsored, paid for, purchased, and controlled by big industries, the health care industry, the oil industry, Wall […]

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Republicans Are Corporatists–Not Populists!

March 17th, 2011 · Comments Off on Republicans Are Corporatists–Not Populists! · Corporations and Industry, Labor, Lobbying, Politics, Populism

One of the numerous Right Wing propaganda posts is called the “Patriot Post” by someone or some people who use the pseudonym “Sartre.” That in itself is hilarious. That could be an entire stand-up comedy routine. Nevertheless, “Sartre” writes a page or so about what he or they know of Populism. It is actually about […]

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There Are No Populist Republicans…None.

March 15th, 2011 · Comments Off on There Are No Populist Republicans…None. · Politics, Populism

If you have the misfortune to be out of work or retired or simply tuning in your television to get the NCAA brackets and happen to pass “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, you may see the “Joe” for whom the program…of dubious value to anyone…is named. You may also see Patrick Buchanan. Now, the “Joe” is […]

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It Is Time to Balance the Budget on the Backs of the Rich

March 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on It Is Time to Balance the Budget on the Backs of the Rich · Education, Labor, Politics

It is time to stop stealing the pension funds of firemen and teachers and nurses. It is time for real Americans to stand up. It is time to give the 1%, the 3 million people out of 300 million who take home 55%…55%…of all income in this country to start paying back what they and […]

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Why Governor Walker and the Neocons Hate Unions

March 12th, 2011 · Comments Off on Why Governor Walker and the Neocons Hate Unions · Education, Jobs, Politics, Taxes

The Neocon Republicans believe that government should intrude in our lives when it comes to religion and abortion and tax cuts for the rich and guns not only for hunting but for hunting people clearly dislike programs to put people to work. The reason they don’t want to put people to work is their Faustian […]

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Neocon Strategy at Work…From Wisconsin and Ohio to Washington D.C.

March 9th, 2011 · Comments Off on Neocon Strategy at Work…From Wisconsin and Ohio to Washington D.C. · Jobs, Labor, Politics, Populism

Here is the Neoconservative Republican political strategy in a nutshell: put your people in a good financially position. When in political power, spend as much government money as you possibly can. Take your hands off the economy and let it drive itself into a ditch, while allowing the top financial people to escape with piles […]

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Neocon Scare Tactics on Solvent Social Security

March 4th, 2011 · Comments Off on Neocon Scare Tactics on Solvent Social Security · Human Rights, Politics

Let’s start with a couple of important facts. If we did not have Social Security, virtually every other retired person today would be in deep poverty, even–one might say–begging on the streets. Compared with 1959, when about 35% of those of retirement age were in deep poverty, today only 9% of Americans fall into that […]

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GOP: Going Fascist on Unions and Middle Class

March 1st, 2011 · Comments Off on GOP: Going Fascist on Unions and Middle Class · Lobbying, Politics, Populism

There is a good argument that those dozen or so Wisconsin legislators should have stayed in Wisconsin and taken the hit. In other words, some people would say that in a Democratic system, if you are in the minority, you can’t simply opt out and stop everything when you lose the majority. Anyone with the […]

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