The following excerpt is from pages 262-64 of Greg Palast’s Book “Vultures’ Picnic” published by Penguin Group:
God bless america.
Now we know what is it.
by R J Shulman
The Costa Concordia is probably the most expensive thing to go down in Italy since Silvio Berlusconi's last hooker.
Hmm, I wonder who really benefits....
Some definitions, with appreciation for Hartmann's contributions to journalism -- research, interviews, and reporting from the political "front"
Definitions from the "front" (in a war we did not choose but which has been declared by the enemies of the Free Market):
1. The Koch Brothers - (ryhmes with "sock") - short for such oligarchs who inherit wealth and then work to insure no one else's children will inherit anything. Threatened by the free market, they are doing their best to destroy it by destroying the government that is needed to protect it from their monopolism and attacks.
I live in California I make 90,000 a year.I have a good union job.and guess what I still can't save enough to buy home! The cost of living is to high and saving money is tough.I wonder is this on purpose?the powers that be in this country holding the middle class down.if we in the middle class start owning property will we be demanding more and more?is that what these olagarchs in this country are afraid off? A return of the 60s and 70s when the people were in the streets protesting the wars the environment,civil rights? Your dam right that's why we in the middle are being held back!!!!!
You're exactly correct, Thom! Many thinking and active Dems in
Michigan will be asking for a Republican ballot on primary day
and voting for anybody but Romney!
This will delay his 'clinching' the Repugnikan nomination, of course,
but also has other possiblities, for instance, perhaps supporting
Ron Paul's military service, his excellent anti-war position, and his
opposition to wasteful spending on the military industrial complex!
And there is no primary on the Dem side, except to the extent