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Was Ike Twice the Socialist That Bernie Is?

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MK: Beyond the implications of racial bias in what led to 50 percent of Blacks in Michigan living in cities under emergency managers, which is the political coup by Governor Rick Snyder that essentially precipitated the Flint lead water catastrophe, Flint symbolizes how our nation's infrastructure is deteriorating to the point of threatening our health. We need to embrace a government that embraces the needs of its people, and that requires ridding ourselves of an Ayn Randian vision of taxation that every person is in it for themselves.

We are a national community, and we should financially support government at every level to meet our common needs and to improve the quality of our lives. Cowboy capitalism of unfettered oligarchy will lead to the further deterioration of our country.

Republican candidates keep talking about "restoring the American dream." How about going back to the '50s and a marginal tax rate of 91 percent under President Eisenhower for starters?

JB: Thanks so much for talking with me again, Mark. Always a pleasure.


My previous interview with Mark:

Perusing the News with Editor, Mark Karlin 9.7.2015

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Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)

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