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Entries from October 28th, 2011

Lies My Republican Candidates Told Me.

October 28th, 2011 · Comments Off on Lies My Republican Candidates Told Me. · Politics, Populism, The Budget, Wall Street

The Republican candidates are out on the Old Washington Trail. It leads from Iowa to New Hampshire to the Carolinas, with stops in Nevada and other similarly insignificant places along the way. The costumes are atrocious, the tricks are many and the treats are, well, few and far between. But the missatements of fact…well…they are […]

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OCCUPY AMERICA!

October 26th, 2011 · Comments Off on OCCUPY AMERICA! · Capitalism, Jobs, Labor, Politics, Populism, Taxes, Wall Street

The last big show of Populist sentiment in this country was when the people of Wisconsin stood up against an oppressive Governor and a neo-Fascist Republican legislature who wanted to dismantle the state government, give away tens of millions of dollars in tax breaks to wealthy business owners, and pit one average middle class family […]

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Returning the Great American Middle Class

October 21st, 2011 · Comments Off on Returning the Great American Middle Class · Politics, Populism

This is about returning government to the People. This is about returning the Middle Class to America. If you read this and you are not a Republican, you will understand it immediately. When you do, you should send it to everyone you know and tell them to send it to everyone they know. Now they […]

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The Economics of Robert Reich.

October 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on The Economics of Robert Reich. · Capitalism, Economics, Education, Jobs, Politics, Populism, Taxes, The Budget

Many short men are taller than Robert Reich. But as they said about Ari Onassis (who wasn’t that short, Ms. Onassis was just a little taller) he was not so short when he stood on his wallet. When Dr. Reich stands on his intellect, he is about the same height as Bill Russell. Do you […]

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Jobs and the Current American Economic Disaster

October 13th, 2011 · Comments Off on Jobs and the Current American Economic Disaster · Capitalism, Jobs, Politics, Populism, Wall Street

Since the Fall of 2008, the U.S. economy a dynamic enterprise of about $15 trillion dollars, as measured in employment, has fallen by about 8 million people. There were already about 7 million people unemployed, or 7% by the end of 2007, a roller coaster ride up and down after the Clinton Administration when unemployment […]

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Unless You Are a Millionaire–or a Bigot–You Should Not Vote Republican.

October 10th, 2011 · Comments Off on Unless You Are a Millionaire–or a Bigot–You Should Not Vote Republican. · Capitalism, Politics, Populism

It is time that we all faced facts, looked at ourselves in the mirror and asked ourselves who we are. If you are part of a group that makes racial slurs and condones the bigoted signs of demonstrators or laughs at the racist jokes of radio commentators, or applauds the disrespect for the Presidency of […]

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Are the Republicans Really Fascists? A Comparison.

October 6th, 2011 · Comments Off on Are the Republicans Really Fascists? A Comparison. · Corporations and Industry, Economics, Labor, Politics, Populism, Science & Technology, Wall Street, Wars and Militarism

Anyone can call someone else a name. People call others Fascists or Nazis all the time on the Internet. People who have these little backwoods militia are often called Nazi-wannabees or actually in some cases call themselves Nazis. But the fact is that the term “Fascist” has a specific meaning. While Nazis were Fascists, many […]

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Who Is Stealing Your Retirement and Why?

October 4th, 2011 · Comments Off on Who Is Stealing Your Retirement and Why? · Capitalism, Health Care, Labor, Politics, Populism, Wall Street

It’s about time you faced some increasingly obvious facts. Your own corporation is stealing your retirement income. Corporations are freezing defined benefit plans, shutting down others, converting some to defined contribution plans and drastically capping the amount retirees receive in health care benefits. It is happening now under the guise of increased costs, but it […]

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