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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 · 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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Tea Party Republicans and American Hatred

August 4th, 2011 · Comments Off on Tea Party Republicans and American Hatred · Corporations and Industry, Economics, Health Care, Lobbying, Politics, Populism, The Budget

So now…the debt limit is raised and everyone is happy. We have cuts in government spending, But what else happened? Nothing. That is what the Tea Party wing of the Republican Party has been sent to Washington to do. Nothing. Or things we would call negative. In other words, cut Social Security. Cut Medicare and […]

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“Please, Sir, May I Have Another!”

June 11th, 2010 · Comments Off on “Please, Sir, May I Have Another!” · Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Economics, Jobs, Labor, Lobbying, Media, Politics, Taxes

The Republicans in Congress have their paddles out and are ready, if we let them, to make us walk the line again, while the Neocon frat boys in the Chamber of Commerce, in Congress and on Wall Street deliver a good spanking like the one they handed the country in 2007-2008. Yes, these cartoon characters, […]

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Health Industry Greed and Democratic Reform

February 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off on Health Industry Greed and Democratic Reform · Economics, Health Care, Politics

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…. Yes, indeed. It was the best of times for the health care industry in 2009. And the worst of times for their customers. And it continues in 2010. Let’s get right to it. Wellpoint, UnitedHealth Group, Cigna, Aetna and Humana…the top five health […]

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