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Capitalism Will Not Survive a GOP Senate Take-Over

April 12, 2014
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Capitalism Will Not Survive a GOP Senate Take-Over

Capitalism is not perfect and is vulnerable to both human nature and major flaws that have flourished since the Presidency of Ronald Reagan. In order for true Capitalism to function correctly, the government has to counter the flaws of capitalism, without hindering the market place, and provide a level playing field to insure competition as it facilitates the necessary means of growth. Economies need checks and balances for successful operations, and economic principles are perhaps the best way to achieve a balance between vibrant fair markets and the interests of the general population, not just the already wealthy. Capitalism ONLY works if greed and avarice are offset by laws and regulations to prevent fraudulent and deceptive practices. Free Enterprise Market is a…

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A Postal Saving System: Saving the Post Office and Helping the Poor

March 24, 2014
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A Postal Saving System. If the U.S. Postal Service began offering some limited banking services, it would a huge win for everyone. One of the saddest things about today’s GOP is that it spends so much time trying to destroy things and people, they don’t see,…

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It’s the GOP Making the U.S. Look Weak Not Obama

March 13, 2014
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Contrary to what weak assed FOX bimbos would have you believe, if anybody is making the U.S. look weak, it’s the GOP, not President Obama. Consider what the rest of the educated world sees through non-partisan eyes: On Sunday Senator Lindsey Graham went on CNN’s “State…

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Dismantling The Post Office and Americana: Corporatocracy

March 2, 2014
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How could anyone have imagined the complete takeover of Americans’ lives and livelihoods  by a small group of wealthy individuals and a Corporatocracy that transferred everything in the public good…

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The Extinction of the U.S. Middle Class via TPP

February 16, 2014
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Of all the reasons to fear for the extinction of the American middle-class, The Trans-Pacific Partnership is the most foreboding menace since George W. Bush’s Crash of 2008 and the…

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GOP Freaks Over UAW & Union Revitalization In Tennessee

February 14, 2014
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GOP Freaks Over UAW & Union Revitalization In Tennessee

Republicans have made a living repeating one of their favorite bullshit mantras that says they want to get government out of business’ business. Evidently that saying only applies when a…

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Liberals Are Losing the War of Words

February 5, 2014
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Liberals cannot bring themselves to admit that they’re losing the war of words to self-interested, crass, racists; but they are. Why aren’t liberals winning election after election even though the…

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Guess What GOP, the NFL is Quintessential Socialism

February 2, 2014
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Guess What GOP, the NFL is Quintessential Socialism

Although known as “America’s game”, the National Football League’s success has been built on the quintessential model of socialism. It has a salary cap which limits each team’s spending, a…

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America’s First Woman Fed Chairman Has a Lot on Her Plate

February 1, 2014
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Today, February 1, 2014, Janet Yellen becomes the first woman to be Chair of the Federal Reserve Board in its 100-year history. She assumes her eminent position at a critical…

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Wendy Davis Becomes Focus of GOP War on Women

January 27, 2014
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Wendy Davis has really pissed off the GOP. She’s strong-willed, intelligent, has strength of character, and worst of all, she’s blonde, attractive and doesn’t want to be Elisabeth Hasselbeck; sandwiched…

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GOP Cuts in Unemployment Brings New Level of Misery for Millions

January 19, 2014
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It galls me, especially having recently earned an MBA in Financial Economics (in my “spare time”) at an age well north of a half century, to see the United States…

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For Political Progress We Need Serious Action: By Us

January 10, 2014
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If things are going to change for the better in this country, my fellow Dems and I need to take some some action, starting with refusing to believe that it’s…

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Reagan’s GOP is Erecting its Own Caste System Berlin Wall

December 24, 2013
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Reagan’s GOP is Erecting its Own Caste System Berlin Wall

The United States is a country that the GOP has successfully divided the way the Berlin Wall divided Germany when it comes to its society, its economy, and its politics.…

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Clarence Thomas and Judicial Ethics: Two Ships in the Night

December 21, 2013
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As in so many other cases involving conservatives, they feel that laws, morals, codes of ethics, honesty and truth-telling is the sole province of other conservatives as to whom they…

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Is the GOP’s growing confidence about taking the Senate justified?

The term “the grown ups” can be infuriating depending on whether it’s your side being dismissed as immature. But there’s little question that “the grown…

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