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Is Money Speech?

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A short while ago I was asked my opinion of Citizen’s United v. Federal Election Commission, 558 US 310 (2010), and some of the new cases coming before the Supreme Court regarding campaign finance laws. While this article is short,...More

 

Is Syria in Hot Waters or US?

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1. Syria remained subject to a bloody turmoil for over two years in 21st Century which promised highest civilization in the history of our planet. Over a hundred thousand innocent fellow humans killed and over a million Syrian citizens displaced...More

 

Should Judges Be Elected?

When Justice Sandra Day O'Connor retired from the Supreme Court in January of 2006, one of the issues she felt very strongly about was the increasingly common call for federal judges, and state judges, to be elected as opposed to...More

 

Defending the One Percent

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It seems puzzling that Harvard University would grant tenure, let alone appoint someone to be the chairman of its economics department, who fundamentally doesn't believe in economics. But there it is, all spelled out in a much talked about new...More

 

In a Game of Monopoly Without All the Rules

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Banks behind foreclosure fraud & the mortgage crisis are failing to comply with the meager settlement, underpaying homeowners, facing no real enforcement. They continue to pass go and collect $200. While Lauryn Hill serves time for tax evasion, Enron's Jeffrey...More

 

Are You a Prol?

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Labor Day Demonstration against child labor - 1909 So if "class warfare" actually breaks out (we’re not talking about beheading rich folks .... yet!) with what "class" do you identify? Are you "middle class, upper middle-class, lower class?" These are...More

 

What Is the Debt Ceiling?

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About a hundred years ago, our nation was engaged in World War I, and needed to simplify how the government funded its responsibilities. For the Treasury to be able to fund debts incurred from obligations already legislated by Congress without...More

 

Obama Economy Working: Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.8 Percent

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Patience; this is what I have been recommending all along. The economy has been improving for a while now, the stock market has recovered and making money, and now Americans are going back to work. It was just reported ,...More

Come Together, Right Now Over Trees
 

Come Together, Right Now Over Trees

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It’s Sunday August 19th! Do you know where your podcast is? On this day in history back in 1964, The Beatles kicked off their first U.S. tour at San Francisco’s Cow Palace. In the years that followed, they revolutionized the...More

 

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