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Businessman? Trump?

Businessman? Trump?

I hate to burst your bubble but Donald Trump, number 153 of the Forbes 400 richest Americans* did not earn his wealth. He acquired it the old-fashioned way: he was born rich.

Donald Trump inherited his wealth from his father, Fred, same as the Koch brothers. But unlike Fed Koch (the war-profiteer and John Birch society founder), Fred Trump was a real-estate tycoon.

How do you spell hypocrite?

Here in Orange County, CA our great watchdogs Move On.org, 100 strong staged a protest outside a Bank of America branch on Monday. They were protesting BofA paying no income tax, forgetting along the way that the bank LOST over 2 billion dollars last year! Now I'm not a CPA but even I know that before Jimmy Carter, should a corporation lose money during the fiscal year they would be subject to NO income tax. Not to mention BofA paid over 2 billion in payroll taxes, SS contributions, etc...

Question – Why should the rich pay more?

What is the rational for the democratic/progressive belief that the rich should pay more with respect to taxes? I think they should because they owe the most to the country because they are successful but I’m having a hard time articulating this to my conservative friends. Can anyone elaborate for me

Socialist Elected in Detroit

Socialist elected in Detroit. If we're going to have social democratic policies we'll need elected officials who stand by those policies. Read more here

THE REPUBLICAN'S GREAT MYSTERY

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 Posted by michaeloangeloraphaelo.blogspot.com

Republicans are always on the wrong side of history.

When a new age dawns to them has always been mystery.

Invest in the country and the people, not in the banks.

Obama's Environmental Contempt Pours Out - Schneiderman To Feds: Commit To Fracking Study Or I'll Sue

Albany, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Attorney General Eric T.

GOP pushes to deregulate environment at state level

Weeks after he was sworn in as governor of Maine, Paul LePage, a tea party favorite, announced a 63-point plan to cut environmental regulations, including opening 3 million acres of the North Woods for development and suspending a law meant to monitor toxic chemicals that could be found in children's products. http://www.telegram.com/article/20110416/NEWS/110419741/1160

Obama's despicable compromise on Wild Land Protections

Congress' compromise budget to fund the government until October would temporarily halt an Interior Department effort to protect roadless areas in a shock for conservationists who'd fought to retain the three-month-old program.

Minus Credit Rating for US?! Then NO purchasing Treasuries with Social Security Cash

nuf said

I have amended the oath of office it needs change

Oath of office

America! Wake up!

Michigan law

The US Constitution includes a requirement of republican governments in Article Four, Section Four as copied below. Would this clause prevent the imposition of the Michigan law to allow for unilateral (and therefore not republican) to usurp the local government?

Section 4 - Republican government

Social Spending Is Not The Source Of Our Debt

In a previous post I used some information that has since been corrected on the original site, Business Insider due to in depth research into the actual OECD numbers by myself and others. It turns out that the United States spends 16.2% of our GDP on social programs, NOT 7.2%.

MONDAY MORNING DEMOCRATS

Monday, April 18, 2011Posted by michaeloangeloraphaelo.blogspot.com

Last November Obama took a trouncing.

Obama, some Democrats are denouncing.

What game are these Democrats are playing.

Please interview author

Thom,

Currently Chatting

Obamacare is not some socialist marxist leftist plot...

Obamacare is not some crazy communist, left-wing, socialist plot. It’s a Republican plot.

Back in 1971, then President Richard Nixon was extremely concerned that he would have to face then Senator Ted Kennedy in the 1972 presidential election. At that time, Senator Kennedy was pushing a proposal for a national single-payer healthcare plan that would extend coverage to all Americans.