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Corporate American's Grand Design for the Middle Class
A proposal for the notion that US Corporations and their government puppets are grooming American workers to eventually replace Chinese as their cheap labor pool in order to serve the future and much larger Chinese and Indian middle class consumers.
Comcast moving to monopoly over your content.
Comcast is testing the FCC. If it gets away with manipulating one source of competition, movies, how much longer will your VoIP phone ring before Comcast blocks Vonage, Nextiva, Magic Jack and so on?
If FCC permits this then maga-ISPS will create a monopoly over everything you want to watch, elimiate choices on who's phone service you want and perhaps wind up charging your for every email you send.
Monday, November 1, 2010(3 comments)
Will November spell the end of our Democracy?
Big business does not spend money unless they expect to get something in return. They don't spend money to elect people to congress who will not do their bidding. Who do they spend their cash to support? Why those people?
Wednesday, October 13, 2010(2 comments)
2010 National Drug Control Strategy
We have condoned the deaths of over half a million citizens each year due to tobacco and its drug component nicotine. We consider tobacco and alcohol to he public health issues even as they devastate far more people both directly and indirectly than the use of prohibited drugs.
Tuesday, October 12, 2010(25 comments)
Who does the US Chamber work for?
The very basis of our democracy may have been dealt a death blow by the US Supreme Court. Citizens have a right to expect fair and honest elections but the recent "Citizens United" decision has thrown a monkey wrench into our political process. By creating a loop hole for foreign interest to invest in election propaganda, the voice of the people will be severely diluted to the point of silence.
Wednesday, September 22, 2010(7 comments)
The Conspiracy Too Big for Glenn Beck
No one seems to love a good conspiracy more than Glenn Beck. In order to have a clear view of any conspiracy you need to have a vantage point outside of that very conspiracy which is why I think Beck is missing the grandest of them all...he has wittingly or unwittingly become an integral part of this one.
Avoid the Funeral...vote Left in November
Voters need to pay attention and recognize which party has been blocking progress in the hopes of stalling recovery to assure their political resurrection. Those politicians want people like you and me to blame the wrong people for causing this economic mess while they hide behind a disgusting smoke screen of hate, racism, fear and bigotry and out right lies.
Thursday, August 12, 2010(11 comments)
Religion & Using fear to control "White" America.
Bigotry is fast becoming a major tool of the conservative movement because religious conservatives seem to all agree that God makes mistakes and that it is up to them to sort them out and segregate them from other "good" Christians. To me this is not a very Christian attitude toward a fellow human and fellow American. But again, it is a great political tool used to divide us.
Thursday, July 29, 2010(1 comments)
NO to Fox at the Whitehouse
Should FOX be given the seat at the White House vacated by Helen Thomas? No...please tell the White House Correspondents' Association NO
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Republicans lies hurt America's future and jobs.
Democrats are and have consistently been better at managing our economy for the betterment of the average American. Why do voters continue to buy the lie from the right who have always mangled our economy?
Thursday, July 22, 2010(2 comments)
Deciphered: The Secret Republican Agenda
House Republicans have now admitted what we've known for a long time: They intend to bring back the exact same George W. Bush agenda which drove our economy into the ditch. Admitted on Meet The Press.
House Passes Hate Legislation...Must be Stopped in Senate
Something frighting is happening all too often in Congress...the institutionalization of hate directed toward specific groups of people. Hate based legislation is unconstitutional and members of Congress are required to take an oath to uphold our Constitution.
Monday, June 29, 2009(2 comments)
My letter to the editor AMA News
Send your letters to the editors to support public option for health care.
We pay top dollar to be ranked only 37th among nations. Why should we be proud of this low ranking?
Friday, June 26, 2009(1 comments)
Did you vote for a lobbyist?
You did not get to vote for any lobbyist...why should their needs out weigh yours? CALL - FAX - WRITE to your representatives and local papers to demand that voter's needs be placed ahead of special interest groups.
Monday, May 25, 2009(1 comments)
Will States Kill on line retail?
States are looking for ways to collect sales tax for purchases made by their citizens. With 14,000 different tax jurisdictions in the US, compliance by small on line business could prove impossible, leading to their demise. Federal laws must be written to protect the mom & pop internet business from extinction.
Saturday, May 9, 2009(4 comments)
What Have We Become?
We used to hope we could count on our laws to protect us by providing appropriate sanctions to deter them from harming us. We count on our lawmakers to be wiser than the masses when they author legislation to protect the public. Sex offender registration laws cause more violence than they prevent.
Where is My Bailout?
It is not just the Banks who need help. Send the bail out lower down and let the "little guy" use it to pay the banks their debts. That removes bad paper from the banks and the same money winds up where it went now...except it helps America along the way.
Tuesday, March 3, 2009(6 comments)
This is important to OpEdNews. HR 985
US House contemplates restricting definition of "journalist" that would require writers be paid for their work. Rejects protections for unpaid and free lance writers.
Friday, November 14, 2008(2 comments)
Congress fiddles while America burns !
Congress continues to fiddle while our economy burns. The ruin comes to the middle class yet you continue to protect the wealth of the very people who most contributed to this collapse
Dear Congress. Where is OUR Bail out?
There was a great rush to bail out the rich, yet now nothing is being done to help the rest of America. Where is the moratorium on foreclosures and the cap on excessive bank fees and so on...where is something for the rest of America?
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
My Fax to John McCain. Stop engaging hate fans !
With the most recent use of false accusations accusing Obama of being nothing more than a terrorist, a Muslim and the resultant hate mongering associated with those claims, the situation is approaching the yelling of "Fire" in a crowded theater.
Friday, September 26, 2008(1 comments)
Emergency Legislation: Bail out !
Protection against foreclosures needs to be priority to provide breathing room to develop an orderly and workable solution to the Wall Street mess. Urge the Senate to pass temporary moratorium on foreclosures to give them that time to think.
Military judge throws out interrogation evidence.
On the trial's opening day, Navy Capt. Keith J. Allred denied defense appeals to exclude other statements Salim Ahmed Hamdan made during interrogation by U.S. agents in Afghanistan as well as during his more than six years' imprisonment at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Monday, July 21, 2008(3 comments)
Nine Reasons to Investigate War Crimes Now
"There is no longer any doubt as to whether the current administration has committed war crimes. The only question that remains to be answered is whether those who ordered the use of torture will be held to account."
What is the over riding law of the land?
How should we, as American Citizens, address the crisis posed to us by a Congress that no longer appears to consider the Constitution to be anything of value to them?
No deal on Telecom immunity
I ask that you stand strong for the Constitution and the rule of law. When it comes to illegal wiretapping of Americans, there can be no deal making.
Friday, June 20, 2008(1 comments)
End state's immoral grab for money from the poor.
In January 2007, Congressman Bobby Rush introduced H.R. 555, The Family Telephone Connection Protection Act. The bill, if enacted, would empower the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to regulate interstate calls from prisoners
Thursday, June 19, 2008(1 comments)
Ban private mercenary armies paid by US Taxes
I think that we have a grave threat, Blackwater) not only to democratic processes of the U.S., but to global peace and stability when a system that intimately links corporate profit to an escalation of war and conflict is not only permitted, but actively supported.
FL Gov Crist. No Oil Wells. Alternatives
America needs to become LESS dependent on oil. All drilling for more does, is continue that dependence. We need alternatives. No one will provide alternatives as long as the oil companies can continue to suck huge profits out of the ground and keep pushing prices up.
Saturday, June 14, 2008
Followup Letter to Congress. Impeach
Further proof of how dangerous Bush is to American law and values. He continues to thumb his nose at anything the Constitution says if it does not meet with his personal approval.
Wednesday, June 11, 2008(3 comments)
Call for impeachment: Open letter to Congress
Congress is part of the checks and balances build into our system For those to work takes guts and determination in Congress but so far, aside from a few brave members, this is not happening. Congress is appearing weak and ineffectual at doing their job.
Tuesday, June 10, 2008(2 comments)
Stop burning gasoline, almost.
America's dependence on fossil fuels to move us around began with internal combustion powered cars. Fuel was cheap. We practically stole it from the Arabs until they wised up, now they control how much we pay for fuel.
Tuesday, June 10, 2008
McCain proves his ignorance of economic issues.
I, for one, would rather pay more taxes on a higher income than pay no taxes on poverty level income. It is a fact of life that there is no free ride and we as individuals can't keep borrowing to buy without paying the piper and our government is no different. We can't keep waging war and cutting taxes for the rich. That just leaves the rest of us to pay for the war while the wealthy reap huge profits from that war.