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The Catholic Church, the President, the Heritage Foundation and Birth Control

February 24th, 2012 · Comments Off on The Catholic Church, the President, the Heritage Foundation and Birth Control · Culture, Health Care, Human Rights, Lobbying, Politics, Populism

One of the implementations of the new health care reform that has gone into effect is the provision that says that women’s reproductive health, the most visible of which is birth control pills, must be included in any health insurance package. This is new. It is part of the law that tries to stop health […]

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The Son-in-law Senator from Wisconsin

February 23rd, 2012 · 1 Comment · Capitalism, Economics, Media, Politics, Populism, taxes, The Budget

The nice thing about “stupid” is that you don’t have to make anything up or manipulate anything or try to exaggerate anything…stupid is as stupid does. Rarely, however, do public men who are so stupid that you wonder how they can tie their shoes allow their stupidity to show up in the clear, bright glare […]

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The Economy on the Move

February 17th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Economics, Labor, Politics, Populism, Wall Street

Here it comes. The economy is coming back. And with more people than ever working to make it grow as fast as possible, we may have some good news soon. This is about the economics of taking back America from the super-rich and returning it to the Middle Class We have already heard some good […]

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The High Cost of Neo-Fascism

February 15th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Democracy, Health Care, Human Rights, Labor, Politics, Populism, Social Security, taxes, The Budget

At the very outset, let’s restate our definition of Neo-Fascism. Even if you do not agree with our definition of the current Republican Party being Neo-Fascist, you will at least know why we make that contention. Remember, Populism is the opposite of Fascism. Populism is a political theory that says that everything starts with the […]

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Drilling Our Way to a Balanced Budget

February 10th, 2012 · Comments Off on Drilling Our Way to a Balanced Budget · Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Economics, jobs, Politics, Populism, The Budget

The American Petroleum Instititute bankrolled a series of television commercials in which a very emphatic blonde parades through a series of set ups that exemplify the good things that come from their utopian idea of what drilling provides. There are no mentions of oil spills. There are no mentions of toxic air or water left […]

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The Planned Koch Brothers’ Political Takeover

February 8th, 2012 · Comments Off on The Planned Koch Brothers’ Political Takeover · Capitalism, Human Rights, Politics, Populism

You must understand one thing. A vote for a Republican is a vote for Neo-Fascist group whose only ultimate political strategy is to put the opposition…who will be in enormous numbers…into concentration camps. Before you scoff and cry conspiracy nut, look at it logically. Citizens United makes it possible…it has already happened…for billionaires to elect […]

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Romney Lies about the President

February 5th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Culture, Health Care, Politics, Populism, Social Security, taxes, wars and militarism

There is a point beyond which credulity will not go. You can lie to some of the people, as Lincoln said, all of the time, or all of the people some of the time. But over a longer period, people will discover the truth. As an aside, this is what happened in 2010. The people […]

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