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The return of austerity on the Democratic side of the aisle
As they appear to have forgotten the whole point of Occupy Wall Street, that it's not the deficit, but inequality and unemployment that are America's primary problems, the austerity bug has been infecting some Democrats with its stinking, horribly awful, degenerative disease.
What will the next Congress look like? (4 comments)
If, as many fear, the Republicans manage to take over one or both house of Congress? Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) indicates that he's been entirely happy with his strategy to block or at least delay, pretty much everything the Obama Administration has tried to do since January 2009.
Friday, June 18, 2010
We've Gotta Make a Stink about This (1 comments)
The deficit scolds/the "Catfood Commission" is coming to Philadelphia June 26th. We call them that because they'd love to see our senior citizens reduced to eating catfood. Their goal is not to solve true economic problems, but to impoverish everyone who makes less than a quarter of a million a year.
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
The deficit scolds strike (3 comments)
The hysteria about the deficit is spreading and regular Americans are being trampled in the panic.
Saturday, April 3, 2010
Institutional privilege (1 comments)
On the balancing act between institutional privilege and credibility with the public. Is a "win-win" solution possible or is it a "zero-sum" or "win-loss" kind of "game"?
Protest against wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan
March in Philly on the 17th of October to protest range of issues, primarily war in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan, the need for spending on human needs and not corporate greed, wars and repression in Palestine and Latin America and the desperate need for nuclear disarmament.
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
The "a few bad apples" defense (3 comments)
Does the "a few bad apples" defense apply to ACORN? One of the problems in using that defense is that it's been very badly overused over the past decade.
Department of Unsurprising News (1 comments)
Whuuh?!?! The warrantless wiretapping program was a dragnet and not a carefully pin-pointed program?!?!? Wow! The attack on Gaza did not wipe out Hamas?!?! President Obama's a smart guy? Rush Limbaugh hates his fellow Americans?
After the election? (3 comments)
What are the chances Obama & McCain will sit down after the election and peacefully and productively discuss the future direction of the country?
Yeah, that's what I think too.
Douglas Feith coming out with book (4 comments)
Douglas Feith, "The [effing] stupidest guy on the planet" attempts to set us all straight on who lost Iraq. Hint: President Bush comes across as wisely and heroically struggling to make it all work.