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The Koch Brothers, Trump and the Theft of the American Dream

July 4th, 2016 · Comments Off on The Koch Brothers, Trump and the Theft of the American Dream · 2016 Presidential Campaign, ALEC, Capitalism, Democracy, Fascism, Lobbying, Media, Politics, Populism, taxes

Please take a look at the Koch Brothers’ latest piece of propaganda–quite probably the worst and perhaps most consequential lie ever told in a television commercial, (in the right-hand column, under “From the Right.”) Watch it, and then read on. “Look around…” it says. “…America is divided.” The title of the commercial is “It’s Time […]

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Bruce Rauner: Money and Neo-Fascism

June 12th, 2015 · Comments Off on Bruce Rauner: Money and Neo-Fascism · ALEC, Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Democracy, Education, Health Care, Lobbying, Media, Politics, Populism, taxes, Wall Street

For those who don’t know, Bruce Rauner is the new Republican governor of Illinois. And money? We all know what money is. Rauner is all about money. Over a long career in finance, he has amassed a fortune, basically from scratch, of  somewhere between $300 million and a billion dollars. You don’t make that kind […]

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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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The Economy, Politics and Jobs

January 10th, 2014 · Comments Off on The Economy, Politics and Jobs · ALEC, Budgets, Corporations and Industry, Economics, Fascism, Health Care, Human Rights, jobs, Labor, Lobbying, Media, obstruction, Politics, Populism, Social Security, taxes, Wall Street

One of the key problems with the country today is the lack of jobs. If we had jobs, we would have more economic activity at the bottom end of the economic scale and that would help to balance the weight between the top 1% or 2% and the bottom 50% or 80%. The middle of […]

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Still Crazy After All These Years

November 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off on Still Crazy After All These Years · ALEC, Budgets, Corporations and Industry, Economics, Fascism, Health Care, Labor, Lobbying, Media, obstruction, Politics, Populism, Social Security, Wall Street

It has been 33 years since the ascendency of Conservative philosophy in the Republican Party and since the takeover of part of American government by the Right Wing. In that period of time, we have seen one disaster after another take place. The Republican Party is in the extraordinary position of saying that government does […]

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The Failure of Conservative Economics Part VII — Solutions

April 16th, 2013 · Comments Off on The Failure of Conservative Economics Part VII — Solutions · Economics, Politics, Populism, Social Security, The Budget, Wall Street

So what are the solutions to our economic problems? They’d better be good. The Bush Administration left us with an enormous mess. In January of 2009, the first month of the Obama Administration, 779,000 people lost their jobs. The average number of jobs lost in the first quarter of 2009, was 753,000….per month. The American […]

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The Failure of Conservative Economics Part V – The Bush-Cheney Depression

March 14th, 2013 · Comments Off on The Failure of Conservative Economics Part V – The Bush-Cheney Depression · ALEC, Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Economics, Media, Politics, Populism, The Budget

The United States has been in decline since 1981. That was when Ronald Reagan’s charismatic personality took over the country. Reagan was the all-time, All-American, schoolboy President. The gosh-golly-gee whiz President came to power overwhelmed by the more sophisticated long-range plans of the Corporatists. They saw his gullibility and his charm as an opening to […]

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Romney, Taxes, Deficits and Disaster

October 18th, 2012 · Comments Off on Romney, Taxes, Deficits and Disaster · Politics, Populism, Romney, taxes, The Budget

Mitt Romney wants to be President. In order to become President, he must persuade the American people that he has a better plan for America to grow its economy. The focal point of that plan has become a promise to create jobs. His plan to create jobs…disappointinly…turns out to be lower tax rates for millionaires […]

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Peter Roskam, Moderate (?) Republican

September 19th, 2012 · Comments Off on Peter Roskam, Moderate (?) Republican · Politics, Populism

Life is strange sometimes. Someone by the name of Peter Roskam called me the other day. He is a member of the House of Representatives for the 6th District from the State of Illinois. He wanted to chat I guess about his voting record. I unfortunately was not available. I had promised my wife that […]

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Homeless in Seattle…and Lakewood…and Reno…and more…

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off on Homeless in Seattle…and Lakewood…and Reno…and more… · Capitalism, Economics, Human Rights, jobs

Tent cities are growing all over the country. Over 47 million people now live below the poverty line. There are growing numbers of tent cities, surrounding over 55 American metro areas. Hundreds live in squalor in the Taco Flats area of Fresno, California. Others live in tents in the woods near Ann Arbor, Michigan. On any […]

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How Conservatism Becomes Fascism

June 23rd, 2012 · 2 Comments · ALEC, Democracy, Fascism, Human Rights, jobs, Lobbying, Media, Politics, Populism, taxes

In 1946, in one of the great cosmopolitan cities of Europe, ancient and yet contemporary, with a tradition of culture, music, popular culture and modern art, an old woman, dressed in a ragged coat, with an old woolen bandana wrapped around her head dragged a small cart down the street. The formerly popular neighborhood was […]

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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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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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