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The Failure of Conservative Economics Part VI – Our Current Problems and Why

March 26th, 2013 · Comments Off on The Failure of Conservative Economics Part VI – Our Current Problems and Why · Capitalism, Economics, Politics, Populism

We have talked about the problems with our economy. We have discussed how they have been caused by a cynical use of failed economic policies by Republican politicians backed by billionaires and giant corporations. But one person sticks out to us as analogous to the entire period of Neo-Conservative dominance of the weak American mind. […]

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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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The High Cost of Neo-Fascism

February 15th, 2012 · Comments Off on The High Cost of Neo-Fascism · 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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Unless You Are a Millionaire–or a Bigot–You Should Not Vote Republican.

October 10th, 2011 · Comments Off on Unless You Are a Millionaire–or a Bigot–You Should Not Vote Republican. · Capitalism, Politics, Populism

It is time that we all faced facts, looked at ourselves in the mirror and asked ourselves who we are. If you are part of a group that makes racial slurs and condones the bigoted signs of demonstrators or laughs at the racist jokes of radio commentators, or applauds the disrespect for the Presidency of […]

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The Danger of Armed Insurrection in America Today

October 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on The Danger of Armed Insurrection in America Today · Politics, Wars and Militarism

We go to work in unnerving heavy traffic, fighting to get there on time so that we won’t be one of those who is on the list for the next layoff. We come home to find out that the neighbor down the street who lost his job 9 months ago and never found another has […]

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Sinister Economics

July 13th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Economics, Lobbying, Politics, Populism, Wall Street

Let’s understand one thing. The economic problems of the country were not caused by “Progressive” or “Liberal” or “Populist” policies. They were caused in the last 30 years and they were caused by an ideology that did not embrace rational thought, either in economics or in politics or in human relationships. It can only be […]

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Neoconservative Vs. Liberal

May 27th, 2010 · Comments Off on Neoconservative Vs. Liberal · Corporations and Industry, Economics, Lobbying, Politics, Populism, Wall Street

Let’s make some distinctions, shall we, so that when Glenn Beck or Sarah Palin or some other anti-American, pro-internationalist, pro-corporate hack comes on television to dissemble about the distinctions between Neoconservative and Liberal we will have our foundations clear. In no particular order, let’s take the differences one at a time between Neoconservatives and Liberals. […]

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Torts, Filibusters, Health Care Reform and Disastrous Supreme Court Decisions

March 1st, 2010 · Comments Off on Torts, Filibusters, Health Care Reform and Disastrous Supreme Court Decisions · Courts and the Law, Health Care, Politics

We are now well into this session of Congress. The Senate has already begun a pace of filibusters that will exceed that of the last session, which was already double the highest number ever. It is very clear. The Neoconservatives are committed not to the constituents who elected them but to large industrial corporations, or […]

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How to Tell the Neocons Without a Scorecard: Rep. Judy Biggert.

February 15th, 2010 · Comments Off on How to Tell the Neocons Without a Scorecard: Rep. Judy Biggert. · Health Care, Politics

We have a huge problem in this country. It is a problem of recognizing what kinds of people our politicians really are. Are they moderate or are they conservative? A man climbs into a pickup truck and merges images of Jack Kennedy with his own. Suddenly he is a moderate. He goes to Washington as […]

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The Supreme Court: The Unthinkable May Have Happened.

January 24th, 2010 · Comments Off on The Supreme Court: The Unthinkable May Have Happened. · Courts and the Law, General, Politics

For decades, if not for a century or more, we in the United States have been proud to believe that our Supreme Court has made decisions, for the most part, without the influence of partisan politics, public pressure, or historical tradition. No political party, no group of protestors or no matter the number of years […]

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Nazis and Neoconservatives…Are There Valid Comparisons?

January 11th, 2010 · Comments Off on Nazis and Neoconservatives…Are There Valid Comparisons? · Politics, Wars and Militarism

For some time now, we have seen comparisons between various groups, various individuals and the Nazis. The comparisons are almost always totally imperfect. First of all, Nazis were murderers. There are no murderers among contemporary politicians unless you consider it an act of murder to start a war on false premises, a war that kills […]

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Profiles in Obstruction # 1: Senator James DeMint

January 5th, 2010 · Comments Off on Profiles in Obstruction # 1: Senator James DeMint · Health Care, Jobs, Politics, Wars and Militarism

It is too easy to simply make fun of or ridicule James DeMint. And of course many would say: who are any of us mere mortals to criticize men or women who have become Senators? These are supposedly successful people in their own right, business people or former Congress persons who have demonstrated to their […]

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Over Neoconservative Obstruction and Health Care Lobbying, Health Reform Passes.

December 24th, 2009 · Comments Off on Over Neoconservative Obstruction and Health Care Lobbying, Health Reform Passes. · Health Care, Politics

Right to the end, the Neoconservative Obstructionists in the Senate fought their hardest for the health insurance industry, trying to get every benefit they could and putting pressure on all Democratic Senators with any political vulnerability. They fired salvo after salvo at health care reform. They said that the American People were basically ungrateful to […]

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Neocon Senator Lindsey Graham and Petty Piddling While Rome Burns

December 21st, 2009 · Comments Off on Neocon Senator Lindsey Graham and Petty Piddling While Rome Burns · Health Care, Politics

Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina likes to parade himself as a man who would consider options and act in a bi-partisan manner. He made a big show of voting for an impeccable Supreme Court Candidate, Judge Sonya Sotomayor, a woman of almost unparalleled accomplishment. Big deal. Most over-the-road truckers I know would have made […]

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Before Neocons Call People “Nazis” They Should Look in the Mirror.

December 19th, 2009 · Comments Off on Before Neocons Call People “Nazis” They Should Look in the Mirror. · Health Care, Media, Politics

Shame on the Neoconservatives, as they call themselves. They want to be called “Republicans.” But we can’t really call them Republicans, can we? They are not traditional Republicans. Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt and Dwight Eisenhower were more or less traditional Republicans. Neoconservatives are more like the old Dixiecrats. In fact the manic racist Strom Thurmond […]

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