Monthly Archives: June 2011

Bachmann Freaks Out

Michelle Bachmann (R-Freakistan) made a big splash in the recent GOP Presidential Obama-Slamfest Debate, and the Beltway media were more than happy to ignore her past extremism. She is trying to ignore the same by dodging questions from constituents: Michele … Continue reading

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Right Wing Indoctrination

I seem to be on a tear pointing out the republican’s/right wing’s penchant for projecting their faults and fears onto their opponents. They lied about FEMA re-education camps and paint school as bastions of left-wing thought control. If only! The … Continue reading

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Workers Of The World, Unite!

The right-wingers would have us believe that unions are anachronistic at best or corrupt thugs at worst. The truth is that unions were at the core of the creation of the American middle class and the prosperity of our nation. The republican … Continue reading

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Speaking Of Bush-Era Corruption

In typical republican projection, right-wingers in the past have accused Obama of having an “enemies list,” an idea made famous by the Nixon cabal. As it turns out, it was George W. Bush following in Tricky Dick’s footsteps: Eminent National … Continue reading

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Fox In The Henhouse

One of the most ironic (in a tragic, not funny, way) committee appointments for the republicans was that of Darrell Issa (R-Sleezeistan) to the House Oversight and Government Affairs Committee, and as chairman no less. In this capacity he has … Continue reading

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Another Isolated Incident

We have not seen this level of right-wing violence since the last time a Democrat held the White House. A Montana man fires on local sheriff’s deputies: LOLO – A former militia leader who went on the run Sunday after … Continue reading

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More Evidence, For Those Who Care

When one is on an ideological trip, evidence is not important. For the rest of us, here are some facts: On the 10th anniversary of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (June 7), the first in … Continue reading

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Framing The Wealthy

In the media here America it is not allowed to express opinions on, or even observe, the ongoing class war. It stems from our self-made myth of American Exceptionalism which includes the idea that our society is a meritocracy. As if the Rockefeller, … Continue reading

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The Great Depression II

A couple of days ago I noted that in the future the current economic crisis my be defined as a second Great Depression. Here’s some evidence to support that hypothesis: About 6.2 million Americans, 45.1 percent of all unemployed workers … Continue reading

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The Way Things Are

An editorial in the Chicago Sun-Times exposes once again that the world revolves around money, and “justice” for the wealthy is a sweet thing indeed. No, it was not about the fact that no one on Wall Street has been … Continue reading

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