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Bud Meyers was born in California and has lived in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New York, Germany, Hawaii, and most recently Las Vegas Nevada - where he has lived and worked as a casino bartender since 1989 until 2008 .
Besides blogging, Bud also likes reading, writing poems, playing his guitar, computers, and designing web sites. Photography and videography are also hobbies of his.
He is the author of "Say Goodbye To Poland" (Amazon) and "Why I hate Republicans: And the Fox News Channel" (featuring the 99ers), and is also on sale at Amazon. The sequel, "GOP EXPOSED", might be released early next year.
The Truth about Unemployment Benefits
MYTH: According to the Republicans, receiving unemployment compensation discourages people from seeking work. FACT: I looked for work every day. It wasn't until months AFTER I exhausted all my unemployment insurance did I finally give up looking for work. It was only THEN did I lose hope and contemplate suicide.
Friday, September 17, 2010(1 comments)
Corporate America - The Enemy Within
General Motors (GM) was not first bailed out by U.S. taxpayers in 2008. GM was first bailed out during World War II - to the tune of $285 billion. Since 1784 to the present, American companies have had long relationships with China - and they have sacrificed American lives (soldiers and domestic workers) and national treasure in pursuit of company profits, and hid behind the ideology of American capitalism.
Will Eliminating Tax Cuts for the Rich Hurt Small Businesses?
The GOP's argument that eliminating tax cuts for the rich (those earning over $250,000 a year) would hurt small businesses could very well be a myth. $250,000 a year is only related to PERSONAL income and is never mentioned when compared to actual GROSS earnings.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010(3 comments)
A Company of One Verses Big Banks and Corporations
The ideology of Capitalism in America has always been cloaked behind the banners of "democracy", "American exceptionalism", and "freedom". But isn't our democratic republic just another ideological machine to enable, empower, and enrich the few ?