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Reaganomics: The America We Lost and the America We Can Lose

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The Trickle-Down effect (Reaganomics) Many Americans bought into the idea presented to them back in the 80′s that cutting taxes for businesses, corporations and those who invest in those corporations would somehow stimulate the economy and create jobs. We were...More

 

The Randian

And so we have our Republican Vice Presidential candidate, the Ayn Rand acolyte Paul Ryan; the young gun star of the radical right. The new John Galt, feeling put upon by the "takers" in society. Ryan is now less comfortable...More

 

Why Bain Matters

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We have had 30 years of what has turned out to be horrible economic policy. All of the facts, when reviewed, will show that the system is failing the majority of Americans. But instead of admitting that failure, we are...More

 

“Rich People Have Rights Too” Says Mr Babs

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“Rich People Have Rights too.” Says Mr. Babs “ROBIN HOOD”- A Thief? No; fighter for right and justice against the oppression of The Tyrant Usurper Defender of the poor and the rightful wearer of the crown. Hero of the Common...More

 

Tax Cut Extension for Middle-Class, Great Political Move – Bad Economics

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President Obama has made a political move by offering continuance of the Bush tax cuts for 98 percent of Americans while the tax cuts for the top two income brackets expires. I think it’s a smart move politically but I...More

 

How the Internet Could Save Democracy

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In June, Mitt Romney’s campaign raised an astonishing $106.1 million, while Pres. Obama pulled in $71 million, reported Reuters.com. Citizens United, the SCOTUS ruling that opened the floodgates of corporate spending in political campaigns can be credited for this discrepancy...More

 

Another Week of GW News – July 1, 2012 [A Few Things Ill Considered]

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Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundupMore

 

Montana: U.S. Supreme Court Opens Door Wider for Corporate Money

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Back in January of 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court turned back many years of precedent as far as campaign financing in a highly controversial ruling labeled “Citizens United vs. FEC”. The ruling in its entirety allows corporations to use their...More

 

Living on a Prayer

As we wait for the Supreme Court’s decision on the constitutionality of the Affordable Health Care Act, I’m reminded of how any improvement in a broken system gives immeasurable relief to those most affected by the fractures. Millions of people...More

 

Stand Your Ground: Revolution of the Working-Class

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Being a working-class American means you work for a living, simple and clear. Your income level could be within a wide range as some Americans are more successful than others, depending on several factors. But all working-class Americans work, pay...More