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Entries from January 27th, 2012

Here Comes the Election Year Propaganda

January 27th, 2012 · Comments Off on Here Comes the Election Year Propaganda · Economics, Health Care, Jobs, Labor, Politics, Populism, Taxes

If you think you have been lied to before…you ain’t seen nuthin’ yet. It’s an election year and therefore the amount and the degree of inaccuracy of Republican statements will increase, and already have increased, exponentially. Here are just a few examples. Both Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney have blamed Barack Obama for the lack […]

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The Parable of the Thieves

January 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off on The Parable of the Thieves · Health Care, Lobbying, Media, Politics, Populism, Taxes, Wall Street

When reason fails, people fall back on superstition. The American society has long operated under the basic principle that hard work creates abundance and abundance may solve all our earthly ills. When that logic, which has always been one of our foundations, along with “fair play” and “brotherhood” among citizens…although a creaky stair-climb with many […]

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