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Face it, Folks. We Now Live in a Neo-Fascist Society.

January 20th, 2018 · No Comments · Fascism, Politics, Populism

by Joseph O’Shaughnessy The attacks on the people will begin to increase now. The hugely wealthy backers of the Republican Party got what they wanted….more money . They will use it to fund more radio and television and Internet programs and ads and videos and articles attacking the Left, the Liberals, the Progressives and the […]

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Republican Tax Cut Passes. Woe to All Americans

December 2nd, 2017 · Comments Off on Republican Tax Cut Passes. Woe to All Americans · Politics, Populism

by Joseph O’Shaughnessy It is done. The Republican/Neo-Fascist tax cuts are ready to go to the House, which has already passed tax cuts and will be, if that is possible, more friendly to the rich and harder on their own constituents. The billionaires and global corporations, the money behind the Neo-Fascists–have won. It is as […]

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Say “No” to Tax Cuts for the Rich

December 1st, 2017 · Comments Off on Say “No” to Tax Cuts for the Rich · Fascism, Medicaid, Medicare, Politics, Populism, Social Security, Taxes

by Joseph O’Shughnessy Call your Senator as soon as you have finished reading this, or before, if possible, and urge him or her…under pain of losing your vote, because re-election is all that matters to them, to vote against the Trump Republican tax bill. This is not only your last chance to stop a further, […]

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A Republican Defends the Counterfeit Trump Tax Plan

November 24th, 2017 · Comments Off on A Republican Defends the Counterfeit Trump Tax Plan · Politics, Populism, Social Security, Taxes, Trump

by Joseph O’Shaughnessy Peter Roskam, House of Representatives member from the 6th District of Illinois, was interviewed recently on public television about the new Trump-Republican tax plan. We’ve taken the liberty of abbreviating and responding to his comments–and inserting some facts. We have more follow up after the video. Read the details and share them […]

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Republican Tax Plan: Huge Tax Gains for the Rich. Huge loss for the Middle Class

November 13th, 2017 · Comments Off on Republican Tax Plan: Huge Tax Gains for the Rich. Huge loss for the Middle Class · Politics, Populism, Taxes

by Joseph O’Shaughnessy If you live in a middle western state, like Illinois, you will hear self-serving radio commercials praising Republican House members for the…presumed…tax  plan now in Congress. The Republicans are trying to get out in front on this issue…a tax cut that is going to make the rich richer and the poor…if not […]

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Fascism. It Can Happen Here. In Fact, It Has Happened Here.

October 24th, 2017 · Comments Off on Fascism. It Can Happen Here. In Fact, It Has Happened Here. · Capitalism, Democracy, Fascism, General, Politics, Populism

by Joseph O’Shaughnessy There is an old adage that used to be said about many things in this country that were out of the mainstream “Well, yes, that happens over there. But it can’t happen here.” It can’t happen here, we thought, because we have the vote. We would always vote those bastards out. You […]

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Politics for Dummies: Populist versus Fascist

October 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on Politics for Dummies: Populist versus Fascist · General, Politics, Populism, Taxes, Trump

by Joseph O’Shaughnessy We spend a lot of time in this country identifying people and things, like fads and trends. It is not difficult to do because a.) they’re usually pretty insignificant and b.) they last until the next big news event and are forgotten. We are the ultimate “disposable” society. We have very few […]

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Trump Tax Cuts Versus Your Social Security and Medicare

September 29th, 2017 · Comments Off on Trump Tax Cuts Versus Your Social Security and Medicare · General, Politics, Populism, Social Security, Taxes

Perhaps it is time for the big battle. Perhaps it is time to have an all-out war against the Titans. Trump and McConnell, the would be Fascist and the already Neo-Fascist who run the Republican side of politics in this country want to cut your taxes slightly to delude you into thinking that they want […]

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Income Inequality and Taxation

September 21st, 2017 · Comments Off on Income Inequality and Taxation · Economics, General, Politics, Populism, Taxes

by Joseph O’Shaughnessy What is income inequality and what does it mean to the average person? Does it matter to you or me if someone makes 20 billion dollars a year? Most average people, going through their daily routines, never think about how much someone else makes, only what they themselves earn. So let’s examine […]

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Steve Bannon is no Populist. His own words prove it.

September 14th, 2017 · Comments Off on Steve Bannon is no Populist. His own words prove it. · Fascism, General, Politics, Populism

by Joseph O’Shaughnessy Steve Bannnon is no populist. In the Charlie Rose interview, part of which you can watch below, (although you should read the entire article first) he admits it by telling us that he is a populist and then describing the people with whom he associates. It is as if Goebbels said that […]

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Beware of Presidents (and Congress) Promoting Walls.

September 3rd, 2017 · Comments Off on Beware of Presidents (and Congress) Promoting Walls. · General, Politics, Populism

by Joseph O’Shaughnessy In Populist Daily we submit information that we think is vitally important for citizens, particularly average citizens. But it is also for busy upper-income citizens to help keep everyone informed. These typical, normal individuals might often  consider themselves Republican. So, if you are a Republican, (if not, please pass this location on […]

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Why Republicans Can Be Called Neo-Fascist

August 25th, 2017 · Comments Off on Why Republicans Can Be Called Neo-Fascist · Politics, Populism

By Joseph O’Shaughnessy The Republican agenda is deeply unpopular. Trump is unpopular. Why then, could a man who is so unpopular now have been elected seven or eight months ago, November of 2016? There is a good reason. He has often been called a Populist. The fact that he is still called that by many […]

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Create New Unions to Rebuild the Middle Class

August 16th, 2017 · Comments Off on Create New Unions to Rebuild the Middle Class · Jobs, Labor, Politics, Populism, Unions

By Joseph O’Shaughnessy We’ve written about unions here before, about how unions gave us the forty-hour workweek and weekends and pensions and a lifestyle that allowed kids to get started in college. Unions gave us really good health care and job security that was as good as possible in a world where global economics forced […]

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“Tax Cut Fever” Is as Nutty as Trump. Who’s Behind It?

August 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on “Tax Cut Fever” Is as Nutty as Trump. Who’s Behind It? · General, Politics, Populism, Taxes

by Joseph O’Shaughnessy Even the Liberal Media, in the form of the PBS Newshour has touted the success of the economy. Lowest unemployment in decades. Highest stock market ever. You can’t find a home to buy anywhere close to your price. So what is wrong? Why do we need tax cuts? Even if they produced […]

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