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Donald Trump Is No Populist.

April 1st, 2017 · Comments Off on Donald Trump Is No Populist. · 2016 Presidential Campaign, ALEC, Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Economics, Fascism, Health Care, Labor, Lobbying, obstruction, Politics, Populism, Social Security, taxes, Trump, wars and militarism

by Joseph D. O’Shaughnessy I normally don’t sign what we all call posts. I don’t even refer to them as “posts.” Rather, I call them editorials or articles. But I don’t want any misunderstanding when it comes to who wrote this stuff about Trump. I don’t like him and I don’t like what he is […]

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Trump: A Fantasy of Being President

August 10th, 2016 · Comments Off on Trump: A Fantasy of Being President · 2016 Presidential Campaign, Democracy, Economics, General, Lobbying, Politics, Populism, taxes, The Budget, Trump vs HIllary, Wall Street, wars and militarism

Donald Trump recently laid out his economic policies in a speech in Detroit, Michigan. It is no surprise he did it there. Detroit is a disaster, created by a variety of mistakes, both from politically active but administratively unqualified Democrats and then from greedy, uncaring, arrogant Republicans who want basically to buy up Detroit and […]

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A Nightmare in November

December 31st, 2015 · Comments Off on A Nightmare in November · 2016 Presidential Campaign, ALEC, Budgets, Corporations and Industry, Courts and the Law, Democracy, Fascism, Health Care, Human Rights, International affairs, jobs, obstruction, Politics, Populism, Social Security, taxes, Wall Street, wars and militarism

Here is the real danger for 2016. We are at a tipping point. It is very likely that few Americans understand the calamitous potential of that single day in our history. Tuesday, November 8, 2016.  There is a very realistic scenario that describes what could happen. It will happen only if we fail as citizens. […]

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Putin

October 12th, 2015 · Comments Off on Putin · International affairs, wars and militarism

What is Vladimir Putin doing and why is he doing it? Putin has made his move into the Middle East. One of the most powerful, most calculating and richest men in the world, he has suddenly (it would seem) taken interest in the Middle East crisis. Russian air forces are attacking ISIL encampments in Syria, […]

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The foundations of American Neo-Fascism

September 21st, 2015 · Comments Off on The foundations of American Neo-Fascism · ALEC, Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Democracy, Economics, Education, Fascism, Human Rights, jobs, Lobbying, obstruction, Politics, Populism, taxes, wars and militarism

Hitler, above all, was a racist. He thought that interbreeding between different races was wrong, but not merely wrong—disastrously wrong. He thought that Darwin’s discovery of the laws of evolution extended to humans and races. He was an intelligent, fanatical  and evil man and his dedication to a Fascist world caused the deaths of 50 […]

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The Republicans and Growing Neo-Fascism in America

April 14th, 2015 · Comments Off on The Republicans and Growing Neo-Fascism in America · Corporations and Industry, Economics, Education, Fascism, Human Rights, International affairs, Labor, Lobbying, Media, obstruction, Politics, Populism, Social Security, taxes, wars and militarism

Many people think of Fascism and they think of Nazis and the Gestapo and concentration camps. That concept, while accurate as far as it goes, is not the only perspective on Fascism. There are other thoughts that should come into your mind very quickly these days so that you understand our current Neo-Fascism, i.e., the […]

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American Propagandists in a New Age of Propaganda

December 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off on American Propagandists in a New Age of Propaganda · Corporations and Industry, Culture, Democracy, Fascism, Human Rights, Lobbying, Media, obstruction, Politics, Populism, Wall Street, wars and militarism

Propaganda is basically a lie with a purpose. It is a lie, or as some say, “the Big Lie,” the constant repetition of a message designed to influence a large number of people to act in a certain way. It is the opposite of impartial factual delivery of information. It can also be deliberate manipulation […]

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The Koch Brothers, Fascism and the 2014 Elections – Part II

November 10th, 2014 · Comments Off on The Koch Brothers, Fascism and the 2014 Elections – Part II · ALEC, Budgets, Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Democracy, Economics, Education, Fascism, Health Care, jobs, Lobbying, Media, Politics, Populism, Social Security, taxes, Wall Street, wars and militarism

So, here we have two brothers, raised in privilege by Frederick Koch, Sr., a man who was at first accepted, then apparently shunned by Joseph Stalin while living in Russia. Koch became an advocate of the Ludwig Von Mies and Hayek ultra-conservative schools of economics and the Joseph McCarthy brand of politics because they both […]

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The Case For Liberal Economics

January 27th, 2014 · Comments Off on The Case For Liberal Economics · Corporations and Industry, Economics, Fascism, General, jobs, Labor, Lobbying, obstruction, Politics, Populism, Social Security, taxes, The Budget, Wall Street, wars and militarism

We have serious economic problems. As a country, we need to move ahead. China is buying up the world’s resources. Soon Russia will do the same thing. What China and Russia do not buy up, the Middle Eastern oil countries will buy while there is still something left. Our largest financiers are holding their cash. […]

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The Reagan Legacy: Economic and Social Disaster

December 29th, 2013 · Comments Off on The Reagan Legacy: Economic and Social Disaster · Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Culture, Democracy, Economics, Labor, Media, Politics, Populism, wars and militarism

The United States was once the envy of the entire world. Even some very wealthy and prominent individuals in England and France settled here because they wanted to participate in a land of unimaginable opportunity. But in the years since Ronald Reagan, that opportunity has declined. And while there have been occasional spurts of unstoppable […]

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The Legacy of Ronald Reagan

November 1st, 2013 · Comments Off on The Legacy of Ronald Reagan · ALEC, Capitalism, Democracy, Economics, Education, Fascism, Health Care, Labor, Lobbying, Politics, Populism, taxes, The Budget, Wall Street, wars and militarism

It is time that we took a step back from the precipice that is the current American political atmosphere and try to understand how we got here. It all started with Ronald Reagan. For several years from the mid-1970s on, the Republican Party had been fending off a bunch of radical, Right Wing kooks, who […]

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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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The Failure of Conservatism and the Future of American Economics. Part I

January 8th, 2013 · Comments Off on The Failure of Conservatism and the Future of American Economics. Part I · ALEC, Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Economics, Labor, Lobbying, obstruction, Politics, Populism, Social Security, taxes, The Budget, Wall Street, wars and militarism

In 1946, in the shadow of the carillon tower on the campus of the University of Chicago, an economist by the name of Milton Friedman began teaching economics to some of the brightest students in the country. His particular approach to economics was by and large what might be called neo-classical liberalism. It is a […]

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The Danger of a Nazi America

April 26th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Culture, Democracy, General, Human Rights, Politics, Populism, wars and militarism

A lot of Right Wing radio commentators toss around the word “Nazi” these days and it seems that many of them have no idea what they are talking about. Of all absurd things, they call the President a Nazi at times when they are really getting loony. President Barack Obama is a man whom many […]

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Fascism, Neo-Fascism, Nazis…and Republicans

March 21st, 2012 · 4 Comments · Culture, Politics, Populism, wars and militarism

Only a small percentage of the population under the age of 35 is Republican. Why do you think that is? Well, we will explain and you will see why and learn why you should encourage every Republican you know to read up on what the Republicans have in store for you as citizens. For some […]

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