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It's Politics Stupid!


In May 2009, former International Monetary Fund chief economist Simon Johnson wrote an important essay in The Atlantic on the origins and implications of the 2008 financial collapse, called "The Quiet Coup." The financial gloom that swept over the US...More


Defending the One Percent


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


Obama Economy Working: Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.8 Percent


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


What if “Voter ID Laws” Overturn the 2012 Election?


From all I can tell, there is going to be a massive effort by Republican state legislators to change the results of this upcoming election. They are going to do this by Voter ID laws; ending early voting in some...More


Online-Electronic Voting Would Fix Voting Issues


I file my taxes every year, just like millions of other Americans, online — electronically that is. It seems to work just fine; the system has its safeguards so as a filer I have confidence in the system. It always...More


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


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


Foreign Policy Failure – Dick Cheney, Criticizes President Obama’s Foreign Policy


I listened to an interview of Dick Cheney this morning given by Jonathan Karl of ABC News in which he criticized President Obama’s foreign policy. I couldn’t help feel a bit angry at this failure of a man criticizing anyone,...More


"White House Leading Attack on Religious Liberty!"


Ave Maria University campus Yup. "White House Leading Attack on Religious Liberty" was the title of an article by Jim Towey, President of Ave Maria University, a Catholic liberal arts college located just south of Immokalee, Florida. The article appeared...More


Liberals Fed Up With Listening to Anti-Obama Rhetoric from the Right


I believe I speak for many of my fellow liberals when I say this; please leave our president alone. We are tired of the made-up garbage from conservative corners that constantly berates our president. You would think President Obama just...More


Mitt Romney’s Heart: Republican Nominee Pleads His Case to NAACP

Mitt Romney, as any presidential candidate – regardless of party – got invited to speak to the NAACP . At least Mitt accepted the invitation as his Republican predecessor George W. Bush, turned down the invite of this very influential...More