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The Post Office and Republican Treachery

September 30th, 2011 · Comments Off on The Post Office and Republican Treachery · Capitalism, Culture, Economics, Human Rights, Lobbying, Politics, Populism

Do you have a utility bill or a credit card bill that’s going to cost you extra if you don’t get it there on time? It costs you that because businesses like utilities and financial institutions make part of their income by doing things on time. You are asked, even warned, to make your payment […]

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ALEC’s Plan to Take Over State Governments

September 28th, 2011 · Comments Off on ALEC’s Plan to Take Over State Governments · Capitalism, Lobbying, Politics, Populism

The economic problems of the United States are not complicated nor are they insolvable. They are the result of actions taken by a few in Congress at the behest of a smaller group yet who have been able to buy government. So, we, as citizens in much larger numbers, can correct this mistake by voting […]

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The Parable of the Thieves

September 24th, 2011 · Comments Off on The Parable of the Thieves · Culture, Politics, Populism

——————————————– 1-60-220 President, Senate, House of Representatives. Democratic in 2012 Nothing is more important, no matter who you are. Save America. ——————————————– When reason fails, people fall back on superstition. The American society has long worked under the rationale that hard work creates abundance and abundance may solve all our earthly ills. When that logic, […]

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“Red Tape” Is a Republican Red Herring.

September 20th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Economics, Health Care, Politics, Populism, Wall Street

———————————————————————————————— From now on, until the elections of 2012, every post will be lead by the following statement: Nothing proposed or examined here will be changed so long as there are Republican majorities in the House of Representatives and less than 60 Democratic Senators in the Senate. The Republicans…Tea Party or otherwise…all work for the […]

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Fascist Republicans Stealing Votes

September 12th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Politics, Populism

What is the essential element in a free society? It is the independent, uninfluenced, unimpeded opportunity to vote for the candidate of your choice. You may be influenced by media or by an organization or by friends or a political party to vote a certain way. But if the candidate turns out to be a […]

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Southerners Are Being Taken for a Ride

September 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Corporations and Industry, Economics, General, jobs, Labor, Politics, Populism

The Republicans, and the Tea Party founders, the Koch Family and about 30 other millionaire donors are taking the South for a ride. People know about being “taken for a ride” in Chicago. You see, in Chicago, there were always some good boxers and a bunch of good football players. But, over time, there were […]

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Why Regulations Are Important

September 5th, 2011 · Comments Off on Why Regulations Are Important · Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, jobs, Labor, Lobbying, Politics, Populism

Rusty Billingsley was an ironworker who loved horses and loved his job. He was employed at the massive Las Vegas City Center project, a two-year, $9.2 billion development, the largest privately funded real estate development in this country’s history. Billingsly was sober, skilled, healthy, agile, and highly trained. He was welding a piece of reinforcement […]

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