Populist Daily

Politics, Culture and American Life

Populist Daily header image 1

Entries Tagged as 'Neoconservatives'

It’s the Economy…Or Is It?

July 4th, 2012 · Comments Off on It’s the Economy…Or Is It? · Democracy, Economics, Politics, Populism, Taxes

Sometimes it seems that economists live in a world different from ours. We have bills to pay, jobs to keep, children to educate. The formulas that economists constantly elaborate upon seem to have little to do with daily life. Of course that is not true. The outcome of macroeconomic calculation can have an enormous impact […]

[

Tags: ···········

What Would Romney Do?

May 26th, 2012 · Comments Off on What Would Romney Do? · Democracy, Fascism, Politics, Populism, Social Security

Willard Mitt Romney is virtually assured the candidacy of the Republican Party. He is already campaigning as if he were. And he has grabbed on to the Republican message, the Ultra Right Wing new message of the Republican Party with a vengeance. His message is clear. His message is that he will handle the American […]

[

Tags: ········

The Salesman of Hate

March 19th, 2012 · Comments Off on The Salesman of Hate · Media, Politics, Populism

In 2003, a scumbag by the name of Mark Levin was encouraged by two other scumbags, Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh, both of whom made tens of millions of dollars by trashing the government, the Middle Class and the poor and supporting the military-industrial complex, even though they never have, and never would, see the […]

[

Tags: ··········

Lies My Republican Candidates Told Me.

October 28th, 2011 · Comments Off on Lies My Republican Candidates Told Me. · 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 […]

[

Tags: ·················

Nazi Is Not Always a Bad Word.

March 28th, 2011 · Comments Off on Nazi Is Not Always a Bad Word. · Politics, Wars and Militarism

Not if it is used as a warning. Not if it describes a group out to get you. Not if it is the truth. When would we call someone a Nazi? Well, it is done all the time by those who don’t really mean it and have no basis for saying it. But when it […]

[

Tags: ·····

Imported Americans — Part Two

February 17th, 2011 · Comments Off on Imported Americans — Part Two · Health Care, Human Rights, Politics, Populism

The turn of the century saw the African American as largely uneducated, not owning the place he lived, without education, working as a sharecropper or on a tenant farm or in some menial job. While the second half of the 20th Century would see major improvements in voting rights, job opportunities, social services and particularly […]

[

Tags: ······

What’s Wrong with America Part II –The Neoconservative Agenda

December 27th, 2010 · Comments Off on What’s Wrong with America Part II –The Neoconservative Agenda · Politics

Since 1980 the Republican Party has morphed from a simple, fiscally conservative, business and military-oriented political party into something completely different. The Republican Party has become the literal political arm of Corporate America and the Super-rich. The problem with this is quite obvious. The Super-rich and the huge corporations, like the health insurance corporations, for […]

[

Tags: ····

Time for New Democratic Leadership

December 7th, 2010 · Comments Off on Time for New Democratic Leadership · Politics

Someone said recently that his mother, would turn over in her grave. The intelligent and earthy mother of three boys and sister of five outstanding athletes was also tough. She would, he said, never, ever understand turning away from the first African-American President after the hope and dream of electing one–and a man of such […]

[

Tags: ·······

Sean and the Great Republican Propaganda Machine

November 18th, 2010 · Comments Off on Sean and the Great Republican Propaganda Machine · Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Economics, Media, Politics, Taxes

Today, we hear from a paid Republican blogger who comments on Dr. Paul Krugman’s blog: “Conscience of a Liberal.” This clown is one of several obviously paid bloggers who seem to be on the blog almost daily spouting ridiculous comments, distracting references, insults, pathetic attempts at ridicule—and in all cases comments intending merely to disrupt […]

[

Tags: ······

Americans Aren’t Stupid–Just Crazy!

November 1st, 2010 · Comments Off on Americans Aren’t Stupid–Just Crazy! · Politics

This is a message for Americans who would vote for the Corporatists. No..actually, it is more like a rant against these dangerously ignorant voters. Are Americans stupid who would vote for a Senator like Sharron Angle, who would–among other things–try to privatize the Veterans’ Administration? Are Americans stupid who would vote for a Senator like […]

[

Tags: ···

Glenn Beck Attacks Unions

October 9th, 2010 · Comments Off on Glenn Beck Attacks Unions · Capitalism, Economics, Jobs, Labor, Media, Politics, Taxes

Glenn Beck, the supposedly middle class hero, turns out to be a hollowed out Tin Man. Lately, we noticed that this self-style man of the people likes to attack unions, who are merely organizations of people…not hugely wealthy individuals or giant corporations…who assemble together to get good wages for the hard work that they perform. […]

[

Tags: ·········

Voodoo Economics Versus Outright Fraud

July 16th, 2010 · Comments Off on Voodoo Economics Versus Outright Fraud · Capitalism, Politics, Populism, Wall Street

Here’s what “Voodoo Economics” is all about. Voodoo Economics refers to a theory put forth by economist Arthur Laffer in 1980…and perhaps remains his personal approach…that says that when you cut taxes the economic benefits that will accrue from that greater spending capacity will so greatly increase the domestic output that the resulting taxes will […]

[

Tags: ········

Republican Propagandists: Michelle Malkin

May 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off on Republican Propagandists: Michelle Malkin · Media, Politics

Michelle Malkin rears her head every now and then to spew a little venom. (This post may not be of much value to anyone from a political standpoint. It is simply one of those commentaries with which a lot of people who don’t like loudmouthed creeps of either sex may sympathize.) Malkin is a sort […]

[

Tags: ······

Beware the Ides of March and Neocon Budget Scare Tactics

March 13th, 2010 · Comments Off on Beware the Ides of March and Neocon Budget Scare Tactics · Economics, Politics

We are going through one of those periods right now where the Neocon anti-middle class propaganda machine is cranking out trash day and night. The result of course is that the weirdos crawl out into the daylight where you can see them and read their illiterate scrawling in every electronic blip on the Internet. Of […]

[

Tags: ·····

Profile of a Neoconservative: How Neocons Think and Vote.

March 7th, 2010 · Comments Off on Profile of a Neoconservative: How Neocons Think and Vote. · Jobs, Media, Politics, Wars and Militarism

Peter Roskam was elected in 2006 to fill the seat of Rep. Henry Hyde, who retired and died. Roskam is a typical Neoconservative Republican…e.g., a Neocon. He had been a member of the Illinois State House of Representatives. He was in favor of cutting taxes. (Not very controversial.) He was in favor of preventing women […]

[

Tags: ······