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Entries from December 14th, 2014

The Greatest Robbery in the History of the World

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off on The Greatest Robbery in the History of the World · Economics, Fascism, Politics, Populism, taxes, The Budget, Wall Street, wars and militarism

In 2008, the top income earners in this country and major corporations and the Republican Party and Wall Street completed the greatest theft of assets and exchange of wealth from one group of citizens to another in the history of the world. The average American citizen makes about $50,000 per year. But the debt piled […]

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On Social Security, the Middle Class and Real Retirement

October 21st, 2013 · Comments Off on On Social Security, the Middle Class and Real Retirement · Economics, Lobbying, Politics, Populism, Social Security, taxes

An email has been circulating lately that starts off “Social Security becomes a Federal Benefit Check.” This email suggests that Social Security is a scam, a Ponzi scheme. It says that your Social Security check has been renamed “Federal Benefit Payment.” It implies that the reason for this is that the government wants you to […]

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Values, Voters, Loonies and Liberty

October 16th, 2013 · Comments Off on Values, Voters, Loonies and Liberty · Health Care, Human Rights, Lobbying, Politics, Populism, The Budget

The Tea Party Republicans recently released some video from the Voter Values Summit. One can only wonder at the thinking process, if any, in making their conclusions–even factoring in partisan politics. Then one of the speakers said that he was speaking for all the “unborn” (not “undead”—we’re not talking zombie movie here….just political zombies) and […]

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