Plot idea: 97% of the world’s scientists contrive an environmental doomsday crisis, but are exposed by a plucky band of billionaires and oil companies.
From The Rachel Maddow Show House Republicans on Friday approved a $156 billion corporate tax break. How’d they pay for it? They didn’t even try. The “fiscally responsible” party only cares about deficits when it feels like it.
Most everyone agrees that the Republican party and their policies favor the wealthy. In fact, a recent New York Times/CBS News poll showed that 70 percent of all Americans believe that the policies of the congressional Republicans favor the rich, at the expense of the poor and middle class. Two-thirds of Americans disapprove of taxContinue reading “why do we vote against our best interests? the answer: God is obsessed with sex”
Ok, so corporations are people, according to the Supreme’s Citizens United decision. Let’s assume that’s true. The problem? Corporations are sociopathic people. With very few exceptions (Ben & Jerry’s comes to mind)… corporations will always act in their own self interest which is to maximize profits for themselves and their shareholders, at the expense ofContinue reading “the sociopaths are running the country”
Why do so many of our laws and practices favor the rich, at the expense of the rest of us? How did we become an oligarchy (according to a recent Harvard study)? Why is the middle class slowly disappearing? This might be part of it….
From the Washington Times, April 21st America is no longer a democracy, according to study. Never mind the democratic-republic envision by Founding Fathers. America has taken a turn down elitist lane and become a country led by a small dominant class comprised of powerful members who exert total control over the general population — anContinue reading “let’s get money out of politics”