June 2010

The good ol' days

I wax nostalgic for the good ol' days, when people robbed banks instead of the other way around.

Don't Allow Corporations To Decide American Elections!

DON'T ALLOW CORPORATIONS TO DECIDE AMERICAN ELECTIONS

When Roberts and his merry band of judges, were deciding the fate of America in the Citizens United v. FEC case,

Time to Do Better

It is time, my fellow liberals and progressives and radicals – time for us to do better. Yes, I know, most of us are already doing everything we can, and we’re not doing badly. I’m not writing to criticize anyone, any effort.

I am here to cheerlead for the extra effort that we will need to get us to the next levels of our evolution, of our revolutions. What can I be doing to help you get better? What can you be doing to help me get better? It’s time, it is time for us to do better.

A Capital Idea Part 12: Money as a Tool for Exploiting Others

June 23

A Capital Idea Part 12: Money as a Tool for Exploiting Others

I will begin discussing the history of money now. Before I get more deeply into the topic, and do the requisite research, I wish to discuss the issue of ruling versus servant classes, and the role of money in this phenomenon.

ANTS

If you like reading about ants and comparing them politically to people, read Reggie Rivers' (former Denver Bronco) latest book "The Colony".

Did you get to check out MAT for your shoulder?

I hope this moment of change in Generals proves to be a start to more shake ups in the administration and getting things done!

Almost done with your book, Screwed! Good....did you give one to our elected officials!???

Thom's talk on the Fairness Doctrine brings the personal to mind

When my mother, a new-deal Democrat turned living-on-Social-Security conservative in her old age, was still alive, I understood my visits to her to be an interruption in her addiction to Rush Limbaugh. My mother’s world-view had shifted far from the one she had back when she enlightened me in the 1950’s about the errors of the McCarthy hearings, loyalty oaths and the like.

How Do We End High Unemployment

The first thing President Obama should do is Raise Taxes on the Rich.Reagan lowered the taxes from 70 % to 35% --------- Clinton raised taxes up to 39% and than Bush lowers them back down to 35%.If Obama had any guts he would because of High Unemployment caused by all our Free Trade legislation raise them up to 50%.This would help us through our tough times right now.

McChrystal: The Age of Treason

http://progressiverenaissance.wordpress.com/2010/06/22/the-age-of-treason/

The Age of Treason

The Anti-Constitutional Insubordination of General McChrystal

June 22, 2010

by Michael McFarland

Tea Partiers finally getting a taste of real politics in Florida and not liking the flavor?

I blogged on the Florida Tea Party debacle going on in Florida with a simple message: Welcome to politics!

http://www.teapartypledge.info/?p=72

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Whose Base is Bigger - Democrats or Republicans?

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