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October 27th, 2017 - 3:43 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

Oct 27: Anniversary of Reagan’s Great Speech

This speech is said to have launched his career as a politician.[...]

October 25th, 2017 - 12:43 am § in Misc.

The Chinese Century, a Graphic from 2017

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June 7th, 2017 - 10:33 am § in Misc.

CAPITALISM

CAPITAL is not the same thng as capitalism. The free market is important because it generates capital. The issue is whether we need lazy heirs and wasteful plutocruds to generate that capital?[...]

March 13th, 2017 - 1:56 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Repugnants

BREAKING NEWS: Under TRUMPCARE 52 million people would be uninsured in 2026 based on CBO’s calculations (28 million are uninsured right now)

The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office analysis says that “Trumpcare”  will lead to 14 million fewer Americans with health insurance by 2018 and 24 million by 2026, “Some of those people would choose not to have insurance because they chose to be covered by insurance under c[...]

March 3rd, 2017 - 7:10 am § in Misc.

AFTER TRUMP: Americans May Need Visas to Travel to Europe

Want To Visit Europe Next Summer? The European Parliament has passed a non-binding resolution calling on Brussels to force Americans to apply for visas before visiting Europe unless Washington adheres to a visa reciprocity policy and stops discriminating against eastern EU citizens. The resolution, [...]

February 19th, 2017 - 11:50 am § in Politics, Repugnants

GOP bars Hispanic congressmen from ICE meeting

Topic was rounding up Hispanics “A meeting with Immigration and Customs Enforcement intended to mollify lawmakers … had the opposite effect Thursday, as organizers expelled rank-and-file members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus,” CNN reported Sunday. “The topic of the me[...]

February 18th, 2017 - 11:11 am § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Patty Murry, Democrat Superstar!

WASHINGTON ― A few weeks after the 2013 government shutdown, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) compared the Republicans in the House to the preschoolers she once taught. To deal with a bunch of fractious, obstreperous 4-year-olds, she said, you need a plan. When Murray made her comparison, she was about[...]

February 17th, 2017 - 1:05 am § in Environment, Politics

Traditional Republicans Push A CARBON TAX!

A group of prominent Republicans , including former Secretary of State James Baker and other members of the new “Climate Leadership Council,” pitched a tax on carbon dioxide to top White House aides Wednesday, selling the plan as an economic win that could drive job growth and yield env[...]

February 16th, 2017 - 11:53 pm § in Politics

Tillerson purges State Dep’t careerists

Diplomats? We don’t need no fricken’ diplomats! Trump’s kids run U.S. foreign policy now. From CBS News: “While Rex Tillerson is on his first overseas trip as Secretary of State, his aides laid off staff at the State Department on Thursday. “Much of seventh-floor staff,[...]

February 16th, 2017 - 5:44 pm § in Politics

Trump’s pick to replace Flynn says “no”

As expected, President Trump tapped retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward to replace disgraced Gen. Michael Flynn as National Security Adviser. But there’s a hitch: Harward rejected the job offer. Read story here. Photo: Not the next National Security Adviser[...]