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How Paul Ryan Plans to Take Away Your Health Care

January 25th, 2017 · Comments Off on How Paul Ryan Plans to Take Away Your Health Care · 2016 Presidential Campaign, Abortion rights, Budgets, Democracy, Economics, Fascism, Health Care, Human Rights, Lobbying, obstruction, Politics, Populism, Trump

Paul Ryan and the Republican/Fascist leaders in Congress want to repeal Obamacare and leave you with the same kind of health care you had before the Affordable Care Act was initiated. (Republican/Fascists are the new Republicans. There are no more moderate or rational Republicans in the Republican Party.) Here is the Republican/Fascist plan. Offer health […]

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Scott Walker, Enemy of the People; Dr. Ben Carson, Separator of Siamese Twins

September 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on Scott Walker, Enemy of the People; Dr. Ben Carson, Separator of Siamese Twins · 2016 Presidential Campaign, Budgets, Corporations and Industry, Economics, Education, Fascism, Health Care, Labor, Politics, Populism, taxes

Scott Walker is riding the Clown Car Express. He’s the evil clown, the one you always hear about who scares children. He is scary. He didn’t scare Wisconsin voters enough. They failed to recall him, although they should get credit for trying. When Walker took office, with all his talk about economic growth and job […]

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Republicans Attacking Americans’ Affordable Health Care

February 9th, 2015 · Comments Off on Republicans Attacking Americans’ Affordable Health Care · ALEC, Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Courts and the Law, Economics, Fascism, Health Care, Human Rights, Lobbying, obstruction, Politics, Populism

The Patient’s Responsibility and Affordable Health Care Act—commonly known as Obamacare—had a remarkable milestone recently. After something like the 50th or 60th Republican House vote to repeal (one loses count after so many) the Affordable Care Act, one must ask—why? Hasn’t that plan worked out rather well? How has that plan, one whose signing into […]

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The Republicans’ First Act: Attack Abortion Rights

February 1st, 2015 · Comments Off on The Republicans’ First Act: Attack Abortion Rights · Abortion rights, Culture, Democracy, Education, government intervention, Health Care, Human Rights, Politics, Populism

The Republicans have returned to power. They now control the House of Representatives and the Senate. They rode in on a wave of gerrymandered House seats and the contributions of hugely wealthy political Pacs. The Senate victory was predictable, as the money went even farther there. The Republicans elected 54 Senators by winning all 9 […]

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The Next Two Years

November 21st, 2014 · Comments Off on The Next Two Years · Budgets, Democracy, Economics, Fascism, Health Care, Human Rights, jobs, Media, Politics, Populism, Social Security, Wall Street

The November 2014 elections were pretty clear. In some states Senators or Governors won by as many as 70% of the vote. Of course, there is still debate and may be for some time, about the huge numbers of people—far more than the margins of victory in many cases—who were removed from the voting rolls […]

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Democrats in 2014

December 24th, 2013 · 1 Comment · ALEC, Budgets, Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Democracy, Economics, Education, Fascism, Health Care, Human Rights, jobs, Labor, Lobbying, Media, obstruction, Politics, Populism, Romney, Social Security, taxes, The Budget, Wall Street

If you talk to leading progressives these days, you’ll be sure to hear this message: The Democratic Party should embrace the economic populism of New York Mayor-elect Bill DeBlasio and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Such economic populism, they argue, should be the guiding star for Democrats heading into 2016. But the new, Right Wing Democrats […]

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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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Time Out –A Look at the Republican Non-budget

March 12th, 2013 · Comments Off on Time Out –A Look at the Republican Non-budget · ALEC, Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Economics, Health Care, Politics, Populism, Social Security, taxes, The Budget

Before we can return to the Failure of Conservative Economics, we must address a current issue on today’s Neo-Conservative agenda…the Paul Ryan Republican Budget for 2013. We need to examine the premises here and debunk the stuff that is simply wrong. Paul Ryan announced the Republican Budget on March 12, 2013 and it fell with […]

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Newt Gingrich’s Laughable Run for President

March 1st, 2012 · 3 Comments · Capitalism, Health Care, Lobbying, Politics, Populism, Social Security, taxes

Newt Gingrich is actually a pretty smart guy. He has a little bit of Reagan in him. He likes to entrance you with a story. But then you find out the story was just that…a story…fiction…unreality. His moderate intelligence is wistfully scattered like dandelion spores in the Autumn breeze among his confused and competing thoughts. […]

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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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Here Comes the Election Year Propaganda

January 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment · 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 · 1 Comment · 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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Lies My Republican Candidates Told Me.

October 28th, 2011 · Comments Off on Lies My Republican Candidates Told Me. · Culture, Politics, Populism, The Budget, Wall Street

The Republican candidates are out on the Old Washington Trail. It leads from Iowa to New Hampshire to the Carolinas, with stops in Nevada and other similarly insignificant places along the way. The costumes are atrocious, the tricks are many and the treats are, well, few and far between. But the missatements of fact…well…they are […]

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Truth and Consequences

May 18th, 2011 · Comments Off on Truth and Consequences · Corporations and Industry, Health Care, jobs, Politics, taxes

From time to time we may begin to drop in a little digest of Right Wing lies and other assorted items you may be able to use to set the record straight. Why Are Some Companies and States Getting Waivers from the Health Care Reform Bill? Mona Charen, a Right Wing writer for the Right […]

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Americans Do Want Health Care Reform.

February 6th, 2011 · Comments Off on Americans Do Want Health Care Reform. · Health Care, Politics

Here’s the problem with the Neocon Republicans’ argument about health care. The fact is that their argument is simply a lie. It’s a big lie, but it’s a simple lie. The lie is this: health care reform is bad for America. It isn’t. It is good, very good, for most Americans. Here are the ones […]

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