Statism does not work never has and never will. Self reliance hard work and smaller government is what made the middle class and will continue to do so providing "liberals" and government will stay the hell out of the way. Read your history people not what some "progressive" class envy rich hater like Thom Hartmann expouses on his radio show. He is a hack get over it!
Raising revenue by augmenting harassment of unemployed college grads?!
Apparently ending the wars and taxes the rich isn't sufficient to solve the fake deficit crisis. It is afterall caused by those pesky little people who can't find a job and dared to protest on Wall Street.
Now just say the "Total Opposite" to all of these , and that will be what the Conservatives want - min. wage or lower - poisoned air / water / drugs / food = so we can make a PROFIT ! -
Those that fill in the R names while voting , will NEVER EVER get it till it hits them , and then , they will turn on fox news , and see that it was , those people's fault !
Chicago has a rich industrial history with many working-class neighborhoods. The Labor Trail is a project of the Chicago Center for Working-Class Studies. There is an interactive map available on the Web site, labortrail.org, and the map can also be ordered in a printed version. It was completed with assistance from staff members of Chicago's famed Neberry Library, a private academic research and rare book library in the humanities.
From The Labor Trail:
To quote Lee Fang, "ThinkProgress has. . . compiled a report showing 62 Republicans filing letters requesting money form the Department of Energy for a range of clean energy programs, from the loan subsidy program tapped by Solyndra to other related programs disbursed by the agency.
"Many of (these) lawmakers have since either taken transparently political votes to cut clean energy programs or have denounced all clean energy grants as fraudulent."
Instructive interview on C-span of Cary Nelson, Jubilee professor of liberal arts and sciences and professor of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and president of the American Association of University Professors.
Here is one of his articles (Those who can, do video; those who can't do video, read):
If anyone hasn't seen this, it's a very thorough and VERY long piece by Bloomberg Markets Magazine on the Koch brothers, and the various illegal activities of their companies worldwide. Worth the time: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-02/koch-brothers-flout-law-getting-richer-with-secret-iran-sales.html