I'd rather my tax dollars go to a lazy bum on welfare here in America who would spend that money in a beer-store where it will be taxed & go to pay an American employee who probably has a family to feed & bills to pay rather than given in a corporate-welfare subsidy to some global monopoly corporation that will invest it in jobs for Chinese communists or Pakistani terrorists.
Title: “Vultures' Picnic: In Pursuit of Petroleum Pigs, Power Pirates, and High-Finance Carnivores”
Author: Greg Palast
maybe he did but i didnt hear it, hopefully monday.
Apophatic refers to the art of stripping away, the art of letting go. I used to teach freshman Writing at St. Mary’s College in Southern Maryland. Each year in September, I would explain to the incoming students that if they wanted to learn to write, then they needed to let go of pretty much all they had learned about writing in High School. Apophatic is the art of unbuilding, a far less common experience than building up, but no less essential.
By definition our planet is dying off.
Right-wingers like most people are ususally lacking in any medical credentials and qualifications. Although many of them would never admit it openly, they would just as soon see disabled people wither away. These are people who are fundamentally opposed to civil rights of any kind. Herman Cain has benefited from civil rights laws in his past career, but he could care less about the rights of others. He is willing to lie about social and economic realities to further his own selfish interests. He may be lying about his past conduct.
Penn State, Keystone Pipeline, Wall Street, ad nausea…the horrifying damage to others we are willing to allow ourselves in pursuit of money and career is disgusting.
This nation needs some serious soul searching from top to bottom and coast to coast.
I spend time at a conservativse site, as I like to try to understand how/why conservatives believe what they do. Of course, ths is one
of the many reasons I enjoy Thom's show, as he has intelligent debate with conservatives..(well, most of the time!)
Regarding income inequality, and how it is measured, this article is being presented as proof that there is little inequality.
The paper itself uses some wild statistical fornulas which I am not qualified to decipher. I am hoping someone here can assist in