Multi-party democracy would likely be the best chance to get social democratic parties which implement policies mentioned by Thom in the Sweden Doesn't Mess Around clip. This article on election law may point out why our duopoly is dysfunctional. Beyond just the reality that we do not accept only two choices in any one area of life we do for our politics. Lack of democratic contestation seems to be the issue behind the disatisfaction with Obama not having valuable options for non-corporate politics.
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Even Bernie Sanders doesn’t - or doesn’t want to - understand why corporations seek tax havens. Well, as we learn from Amy Goodman’s interview this morning with British journalist Nicholas Shaxson it isn’t altogether taxes that cause companies to seek those havens. Even so, if there were no corporate taxes in the U.S.
Yesterday you have a list of President Obama's accomplishments and said it is located on FlipOcrat.com. Could you put a link on your website, I can't locate this list?
Dictionary of Newspeak 10th editon
Who controls the past
controls the future
who controls the present
controls the past
I can believe again.
I was uncertain of President Obama until this speech, but he was great. I want to see this President Obama in the campaign season ahead.
He laid out basic math and also the basic premise that we cannot let the weak among us suffer while the tax breaks go to the richest among us, as they have gone for so many years. He also believes in a safety net that will embrace us all, not simply allow the rich to prosper and the poor to die along the wayside.
Terrific speech. Keep it up.
I'm worried about this. The CorporateGOP and Paul Ryan have presented the most extreme far right budget proposal they could. Obama gave a strong, progressive speech that made great points that I and would guess most other progressives will rally around. But I'm worried that once the negotiations begin, we will see Obama compromise which could mean moving to the "middle" which is now WAY WAY right. I offer the health care debate as an example of how Obama compromises...
Rush Limbaugh revealed yesterday, at a secret GOP meeting, his “Cuban Tax Correction Plan“. It suggests fixing our current fiscal crises in no less than five years – this, by introducing five brand NEW taxes.
“Thy whom uses it – pays for it” is the basis on which he crafted these new taxes.
The 1930's affected me in a lot of ways. It was a period of suffering but also a time of great hope. Obama and his people try to convince us that the first two years of Obama’s administration were the most productive in history. They point to the many measures enacted during the two years when there was both a democratic House and Senate.
by Sherry Pasquarello | WWH - My gramma used to say that every now and then. Not often, but whenever something truly unfair happened in the country. Odd thing, I can’t remember my grandmother voting. I’m sure she did but it’s one of those memories that have slipped away from me.