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Posted 05/14/2014 10:24:10 EDT
Any state legislation will be trumped by the Citizen's United decision. I am afraid the days of "we the people" are gone for good. Nothing can change until the citizens united decision is overturned more »
Posted 04/06/2014 02:29:50 EDT
"Citizens United notwithstanding, President Obama was easily reelected. Democrats didnât lose their Senate majority." First of all, if CU was so ineffective why are it's proponents so determined to more »
Posted 04/05/2014 03:26:18 EDT
The Citizen's United decision set campaign finance reform back a hundred years. This most recent decision reinforces that. The politicians do not represent living breathing human people. The politi more »
Posted 10/06/2013 12:56:30 EDT
The Citizen's United decision set campaign finance reform back a hundred years. It will take nothing less than an article five constitutional convention to restore something resembling democracy to t more »
Posted 09/28/2013 05:30:00 EDT
For the last five years nobody has spent a dime going after the banksters on wall street that caused a global economic collapse. The state of Massachusetts dropped $46 million for a system that went more »
Posted 09/16/2013 05:21:36 EDT
Thank you for the reply. I am familiar with Austrian economics too. What you are making a reference to would be a "free" market. What we have here is not artificial inlfation but rather deliberate more »
Posted 09/16/2013 12:46:59 EDT
It's no mystery. It's deliberate. Corporations could pay higher wages to those still working. Those higher wages would make an increase in consumption possible. An increase in consumption would st more »
Posted 09/11/2013 10:35:04 EDT
ââWe need to decide as a society whether this increase in income inequality is efficient and acceptable.ââ That's another way of saying that's the way it is and that's the way it's going to st more »
Posted 06/10/2013 11:00:57 EDT
sounds like modern times (again)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHdmaFJ6W6M&t=300s
Posted 05/16/2013 10:27:59 EDT
Such a good loyal outer party member. He will never know that had the outcome of the election been different folks woud be wondering who Ben Ghazi is.
Posted 05/10/2013 02:04:31 EDT
North was convicted May 4, 1989 of three charges: accepting an illegal gratuity, aiding and abetting in the obstruction of a congressional inquiry, and destruction of documents. Fox news considers No more »
Posted 05/06/2013 01:54:47 EDT
Initially I thought he spoke at Kent State. Wouldn't that be ironic. "Trust me, I'm from the government".
Posted 04/27/2013 08:56:47 EDT
Better yet how about the carnage from drone strikes in Pakistan?
Posted 04/06/2013 11:11:38 EDT
Did someone mention Stockman's most recent columns on this subject? Nah, didn't think so...
Posted 04/02/2013 01:49:10 EDT
Just don't bring up corporate welfare. They are, after all, the job creators.
Posted 04/02/2013 11:56:03 EDT
Thank you for the update on our bright future here in the US. That Visa Reform bill, much like the one introduced in 2009 (S.887) and another in 2010 (H.R.5397) will accomplish nothing. If you have more »
Posted 03/31/2013 05:02:25 EDT
Welcome to the twenty first century. That's the way it is and that's the way it is going to stay. The genie is out of the bottle. No corporation is going to be able to hire Americans and pay them e more »
Posted 03/26/2013 12:29:11 EDT
There's a whole lot of blame the victim going on around this topic. The special interests want us to believe the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) lead to the collapse. Just like anything else, what more »
Posted 03/18/2013 12:20:50 EDT
They could order up an assortment basket of Hispanics, blacks and Asians. Order now and we'll include a free ShamWow. Visa and Mastercard accepted.
Posted 03/16/2013 09:08:00 EDT
I am not sure how unions became part of the discussion but since you brought it up that's something else that can not change until CU is overturned. The loyal party members have been led to think uni more »
Posted 03/16/2013 02:11:16 EDT
I find it encouraging at least some readers realize this for what it is. Nothing can change until Citizens United is overturned. That will take nothing less than a demand for an article five constit more »
Posted 03/11/2013 12:07:53 EDT
It's unlikely many of these folks ever hear of Butler or the McCormack-Dickstein committee. I'm thinking it's about time the US marines get in there and liberate those oppressed oil fields. That or more »
Posted 02/27/2013 08:32:23 EST
if you don't read the newspaper you're uninformed if you read the newspaper you're misinformed - Mark Twain
Posted 02/14/2013 12:59:12 EST
There's a thread that has been going on about a week now attached to the original news story. In a few words, unrestrained capitalism is causing more damage than doing any good. http://www.boston.co more »
Posted 02/05/2013 07:22:45 EST
Your friend Andy is either deliberately misleading you or he is clueless. I gather you missed that PBS show recently where an independent film maker, entirely on his own, gathered more evidence of fr more »
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