Plutocracy

We all love how effective Jen Psaki has been as President Joe Biden’s White House Press Secretary. This was not her best moment. Jen Psaki had the perfect opportunity to swing hard See full episodes here. It was clear why the question tripped. This type of question will continue to trip up...

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  • June 5, 2021

It’s now time to drop the GOP American Jobs Plan bipartisan negotiating farce. Jen Psaki needs a better answer. Think working class. Michael Steele again. Jen Psaki has her first fail? Drop the GOP farce! Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls:...

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  • June 4, 2021

Twitter is dragging Jonathan Turley because of attributing a Rousseau quote to the Reign of Terror, but more likely because they mistook him for Jeffrey Toobin. That’s the nature of conservative culture war, making class warfare a struggle more transcendent and less applicable in times of right-wing insurrection.  x Since philosopher Jean...

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  • March 20, 2021

Conservatives love to mythologize wealthy people as brave, resolute, patriotic captains of industry who won’t let anything get in the way of their success. At the same time, they also frequently portray the rich as timid little whelps who will instantly grab their balls and go home if anyone tries to pluck...

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  • January 29, 2021

On the sixth of January Congressional Republicans will make a farce of American democracy live and direct before the whole world. I know many Americans don’t care, some even doubt it exists and anyway it’s furrin parts. As an expat all I want to do is hide and cry, no...

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  • January 3, 2021

That a former 2016 Gary Johnson voter would vote for Donald Trump because she believes the economy is better & he kept promises is a media fail. Trump didn't fulfill promises & the economy is in depression, period. x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. It is hard to...

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  • October 11, 2020

First of all, my most sincere condolences to the family of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She will be missed. This has changed the calculus. We will have a lot of strategizing going forward. I did the video below a few months ago and it is now even more apropos. It...

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  • September 19, 2020

Stephanie Ruhle got it right as she slammed the Republicans for their sudden false concern for the deficit as they make Americans suffer. Stephanie Ruhle exposes the hypocrisy. x x YouTube Video Watch the full episode here. Americans are suffering. It is impossible to have the current level of unemployment...

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  • August 12, 2020
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Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) can (but not will) save the US economy. What with the White House Council of Economic Advisors now reduced to one economist, it’s worth noting that one of their econometric models (Hassett) influenced the prediction that COVID-19 infections in the US would go to zero by...

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  • June 28, 2020

Host Katy Tur covered a protest demanding the opening of the economy. A Trump cultist showed ignorance of our new reality that explains her behavior. Tur gave the proper context stating it is small and politically driven. Misinformed Trump Cultist See the full episode here. During the Tea Party astroturf...

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  • April 29, 2020

The plutocracy understands that their failure is precipitating their demise. The Trump admin is using his press conference to both pander and attempt to build-up the image of an exploitative private sector. Press Conference for who? x x YouTube Video I have been watching all of Donald Trump's COVID-19 pressers....

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  • March 31, 2020

The government is a good boogeyman. But understand what it means because it is the confusion that the plutocracy wants. The government is “we the people” which means if the government is the problem then we are the problem. That simply isn't true. It is them, not Government x x...

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  • March 29, 2020

If you want to understand the callousness of our economic system and those in charge of it, this Pelosi interview should be probative. Inasmuch as I know this stuff, just hearing her saying not only made my blood boil but increased my resolve to expose our form of antiseptic slavery...

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  • March 24, 2020

A few mornings ago my wife was concerned that even as I expressed my likelihood of voting for Biden if he wins the primary in the November election, that my tone may lead some listeners not to do so as well. Here is my answer to her. Please listen in...

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  • March 20, 2020

It is clear that the Democratic Party proper, the mainstream media, and the plutocracy has a preferred presidential candidate. Historian Jon Meacham made a very uncomfortable point on Morning Joe this morning that will be problematic if said chosen one, Joe Biden becomes the nominee. Joe Biden does come across as...

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  • March 4, 2020

Princeton Professor Eddie Glaude shares the shock many shared for the overwhelming support black voters gave to Joe Biden in South Carolina in support of the moderate wing of the Democratic Party. He acknowledges as well that the Latino time bomb may have exploded. He recently appeared on Meet the...

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  • March 2, 2020

Nina Turner appeared on stage soon after Bernie Sanders was declared the landslide winner of the Nevada caucus. She made it clear there was a lot of work still to do even with the continual incoming flak. Her speech is well worth listening to because it is clear it is...

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  • February 29, 2020

My blood started to boil as I listened to Biden, at one time the chosen one, denigrate Sanders, Warren, & Medicare for All, a policy that makes life better for every American. Centrists using Republican narratives & lies are a problem. Why Biden will lose and M4A opponents should too...

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  • February 17, 2020

Tom Steyer did not let ABC's ThisWeek Host Martha Raddatz get away with pushing the Donald Trump narrative on the economy using a poll. It is clear that the mainstream media is intent on serving their ultimate masters in maintaining some sort of status quo. Anyone that attempting to bring...

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  • February 17, 2020

Michael Moore schools Chris Matthews on the reason why Medicare for All is essential given that healthcare is a human right. He explains the degeneracy of private insurance as he points out why no employee should be dependent on a private company for their insurance. Michael Moore made it clear...

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  • February 15, 2020

I love her so much: At an event on Thursday, Senator Elizabeth Warren called President Donald Trump an “elf on the shelf” for Russian President Vladimir Putin. During a rally in Arlington, Virginia, an attendee asked Warren what she would do as president to ensure everyone was held to the...

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  • February 14, 2020

They attempted to will a Joe Biden presidency inasmuch as he has never won a primary before after two tries. Bernie Sanders won many primaries before in difficult states. The electability quotient is just as fraudulent as one having undue privilege. Not even privilege is enough for Biden x x...

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  • February 13, 2020

Bernie Sanders won New Hampshire. MSNBC and the MSM just about disregarded Elizabeth Warren as they continue to malign Bernie Sanders and misinform about his strength. Not Chris Hayes. Chris Hayes tells the inconvenient truth about Bernie Sanders x x YouTube Video Brian Williams was attempting to malign Bernie Sanders...

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  • February 12, 2020

Why do we need Medicare for All? Let me tell you a personal story. Please listen to the entire video and share it. Many people look at healthcare, Medicare for All and more in an abstract fashion. Empathy dictates seeing through the eyes of others and how their needs could be...

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  • February 3, 2020

Surprisingly KHOU, a Texas TV station decided to fact check the president and the GOP on the veracity of their preexisting conditions claim. The station called them out in no uncertain terms. Trump and his cabal have been lying to Americans about their support for preexisting conditions even as they are suing...

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  • January 20, 2020

Rand Paul appeared on Meet the Press with Chuck Todd this morning once again. There was no pandering yet no serious probing. It led however to Paul making some statements that when evaluated to the core speaks a truth few are willing to accept. Rand Paul very artfully criticized Trump questioning his warmongering...

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  • January 12, 2020

Employer or private based insurance’s consistency is at best unreliable. Here’s proof of why Medicare for All is the only practical solution to dependable and reliable healthcare. Medicare for All, the solution to the current healthcare con As I am going through my emails I came across a “breaking news” email blast...

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  • December 17, 2019

This Elizabeth Warren message to those Democrats seeking the mythical center was succinct and on point. It was, stop being naive. Progressives understand Republicans will not do the right thing for the poor & middle-class. Elizabeth Warren calls out Democratic naivete “Unlike some Democrats, some candidates for the Democratic nomination,”...

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  • December 15, 2019

I watched the interview between Trump and Macron today and felt a deep sense of embarrassment. But it was not for Trump. Do you know who I really feel for? Trump’s a “clown on the international stage” “There are a few intersecting factors that leave Donald Trump stranded as America’s clown on...

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  • December 4, 2019

I talk directly and indirectly to hundreds of people every week. Right wingers troll me ad nauseam. Recently, something strange has begun; I find conservatives trolling my trolls in my defense as I continue to expound our progressive mantra. It is clear to me from my experience in my own community,...

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  • November 24, 2019

Amy Klobuchar joined Chris Matthews after the debate to slam Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren with Republican talking points on free stuff and socialism. Amy tried to temper the attack with midwestern charm but showed she like most centrist politicians are there to protect the plutocracy no ensure the best...

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  • November 21, 2019

It was clear what would happen when President Obama attacked progressives, a philosophy he followed at one time. Chuck Todd and company picked it up and ran with it. Chuck Todd: Democrats looking for more small ‘C’ Conservative? As I previously blogged, President Obama was meeting with wealthy liberal donors where...

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  • November 17, 2019

President Obama recently in a room of wealthy Liberal donors called out Progressives for wanting transformational change. He implied it was unrealistic. Thus far, Obama had stayed out of the Democratic Primary Process. He should consider continuing said refrain as coming out as an anti-progressive will activate many progressives, who...

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  • November 17, 2019

Economist Professor Richard Wolff gave a compelling reason for moving to the next economic system. His rhetorical question ‘Are we going to let a declining system take us down with it?’ is prescient. Economist Richard Wolff asked the right question Professor Economist Richard Wolff & Jacobin’s Bhaskar Sunkara faced off...

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  • November 16, 2019

I used to like this guy. However, this arrogance says much. Senator Michael Bennet’s complete disregard for the serious Medicare for All debate occurring in the Democratic Primary shows that he is disconnected and oblivious to what ails poor and middle-class Americans. He should note that in the aggregate those...

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  • November 3, 2019

For too long the mainstream media has been given a pass for being the patsy of the plutocracy. Many times they ask loaded questions with an intent to mislead and in doing so placate their masters, the pharmaceutical industrial complex, the healthcare industrial complex, the energy industrial complex, and every other...

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  • October 31, 2019

Attacks on Medicare for All are coming from all sides. But activists and supporters must not disengage, lest they cede ground to those whose sole interest is easy profits from a patently corrupt healthcare system. Republicans taught Democrats and progressives an important lesson: Repetition and message discipline is not only important, it is...

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  • October 28, 2019

It doesn’t take a psychiatrist to figure out that the president’s behavior is that of a madman. Whether it’s an act or intentional is immaterial: The damage that Donald Trump has caused both nationally and internationally over the last two-plus years will take many more years to rectify. Early on in the...

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  • August 25, 2019

It is not solely about Progressives winning in 2020. There are a lot of headwinds. Progressives and their allies must win with supermajorities to be a deterrent to the courts owned by the Plutocracy. Anti-Democratic Courts are the next hurdles x x YouTube Video Watch the entire program here. Have you...

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  • August 14, 2019

A friend of mine introduced me to Jim Rigby, a pastor in Austin, Texas, whom I am very impressed with because of his thought process, his compassion, and his clear thinking. When the attacks started on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, he made a statement that should resonate with every progressive and Democrat....

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  • August 4, 2019

Snarky Maureen Dowd most recent article has my blood boiling. It is clear she does not understand the travails of this country. Her article “Spare Me the Purity Racket” illustrates a detached thought process too many in the Left elitist writing sphere have. Dowd seemed most upset because Lefties on...

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  • July 28, 2019

When one has close friends of all classes, occupations, education, and social status, it is hard during times of flux not to see them all as dependent variables in an equation, even as some of them genuinely believe that they are solely independent variables. To be clear, as I have...

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  • July 14, 2019

I was shocked to see the crowd for Senator Elizabeth Warren. After all, it is the Fourth of July weekend. The room was packed tighter than sardines in a can. I was surprised no one fainted. There was not enough room, and they had to open up an overflow. Warren spoke...

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  • July 6, 2019

Americans so believe in a mythical market. There is this magical thing that watches over our economic activity. Let's be clear. Our financial system is human-made, and they created it with a built-in bias for those who already had means and capital. Many Americans attempt to justify corporate executives making...

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  • July 4, 2019

Two years ago, I had a highly recommended post excerpting various pundits on both sides of the aisle forthrightly describing the increasing insanity of the Republican party.  The point was that the danger presented by Republicans was so obvious that a new genre of punditry arguably had been invented — the effort to concisely...

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  • November 17, 2017

Today, June 5th in the state of Wisconsin the most important election of the year to date will take place.  The people of Wisconsin will have the choice to elect a new governor who stands with the voice of the people of Wisconsin, or keep the Koch brothers-funded, corruption riddled...

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