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Entries from August 30th, 2011

Fascists Pretending to be Patriots.

August 30th, 2011 · Comments Off on Fascists Pretending to be Patriots. · Capitalism, Health Care, Politics, Populism

When we come across a video like the one below, we must expose it. We do not understand why a former Lt. General in the United States Army would make such a scurrilous video…whether he is a racist, or a Right Winger working for the global corporate interests who want to destroy the American way […]

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Rick Perry: Bum to Hero to Bum…Before the Campaign Starts!

August 28th, 2011 · Comments Off on Rick Perry: Bum to Hero to Bum…Before the Campaign Starts! · Lobbying, Politics, Populism, The Budget

This is how Neoconservatives…aka Neocons…aka the American Kinder, Gentler Fascists…work: they lie, then cover their lies with more lies, then let the truth come out after at least a third of the People have already accepted the lies. Then they retract their lies but only with more lies. A good example is Governor Rick Perry […]

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Class Warfare…The Battle to Destroy the Middle Class

August 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off on Class Warfare…The Battle to Destroy the Middle Class · Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Economics, Jobs, Labor, Politics, Populism

A dentist from Naperville, Illinois called a talk show in Chicago. “I’ve invested $400,000 in starting a dental practice and the government won’t let me do it.” “What?” says the host, “The government? What do you mean?” “I’m competing with the government for workers. I’m looking to hire several people at $25 an hour and […]

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Senator Junior from Illinois Responds

August 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on Senator Junior from Illinois Responds · Politics, Populism

A Letter on August 18, 2011 to a citizen from Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois in response to the citizen’s letter concerning the recent debt increase fiasco. (And the citizen’s response in all capital letters.) Knowing of your interest in the recent spending debate, I am writing to update you on my recent vote in […]

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Why Bachmann Is More Dangerous than Al Qaeda or the Taliban

August 17th, 2011 · Comments Off on Why Bachmann Is More Dangerous than Al Qaeda or the Taliban · Politics, Populism

What is it about current Republican Presidential candidates? Can’t they find another Reagan? Maybe something simple like an actor is not a bad idea. What about Bruce Willis? How about Jon Voight? Why do we need kooks whom no one but the craziest of the crazies will vote for? An actor would be a suitable, […]

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Taxes and Stimuli, 101

August 15th, 2011 · Comments Off on Taxes and Stimuli, 101 · Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Economics, Politics, Populism, Taxes, The Budget

So many stupid theories abound today, tossed back and forth between the billionaire-paid politicians and their paid think-tank economists, that it is hard to go a single day without shaking your head so hard that your hat falls off. The fact is that there are always only two explanations. Let me explain the two explanations […]

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Rick Perry’s Texas Two-Step

August 12th, 2011 · Comments Off on Rick Perry’s Texas Two-Step · Politics, Populism

Is Rick Perry a real candidate for President? Was he a real governor of Texas? Some say that he was a stooge, several times worse than the Stooge for the Oil Corporations….Georgie Boy Bush. Let’s see. Oil companies, apparently after fast food restaurants, are the largest business in the state. The state of Texas is […]

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Forward…to the New Clinton Era

August 9th, 2011 · Comments Off on Forward…to the New Clinton Era · Corporations and Industry, Jobs, Lobbying, Politics, Populism, Taxes, The Budget

It is time to push and push hard for Democratic reforms of government. We can return to an era when jobs were prolific and government was balanced. We can return to a period, not that long ago, when we all shared in the American dream. But first: A Prologue: The Bush-Cheney Administration did the following: […]

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Wisconsin, Walker and ALEC

August 6th, 2011 · Comments Off on Wisconsin, Walker and ALEC · Corporations and Industry, Health Care, Politics, Populism, The Budget, Wall Street

Today, Tuesday, August 9, 2011, Wisconsin voters will face one of the most important political decisions of their lives. It will have an effect on the political life of the United States and it will definitely have an effect on the lives of the citizens of the Stat of Wisconsin Three years ago, after 8 […]

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Tea Party Republicans and American Hatred

August 4th, 2011 · Comments Off on Tea Party Republicans and American Hatred · Corporations and Industry, Economics, Health Care, Lobbying, Politics, Populism, The Budget

So now…the debt limit is raised and everyone is happy. We have cuts in government spending, But what else happened? Nothing. That is what the Tea Party wing of the Republican Party has been sent to Washington to do. Nothing. Or things we would call negative. In other words, cut Social Security. Cut Medicare and […]

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