"In the US, there is basically one party - the business party. It has two factions, called Democrats and Republicans, which are somewhat different but carry out variations on the same policies. By and large, I am opposed to those policies. As is most of the population. " ~ Noam Chomsky
What does the Supreme Court’s “McCutcheon” decision this week have to do with today’s jobs report, showing 192,000 new jobs for March?
Connect the dots. More than five years after Wall Street’s near meltdown the number of full-time workers is still 4 million less than it was in December…
Is it to be inequality or equal opportunity?
Under a headline “Obama Moves to the Right in a Partisan War of Words,” The New York Times’ Jackie Calmes notes Democratic operatives have been hitting back hard against the President or any other Democratic politician talking about income…
Inequality for ALL. #p2
If you are a woman & vote republican these days, something is really wrong somewhere in your life. I forgive you but can’t help but wonder why.
A Fox News panel discussing the ‘war on women’ features four men and no women.
1. If you’re a woman married to a successful politician, and you are a successful politician, you only got there because of your man. Duh. Even if you were considered a rising political star before you married him. [Note: This doesn’t apply to Elizabeth Dole. OBVIOUSLY.]
2. If you’ve ever been a single mom and broke, scared and working several jobs to get through school, that part of your past doesn’t count in your life story if you marry a supportive nice guy later. As Disney has taught us, princes wipe the slate clean.
3. If a man leaves his wife in charge of the kids while he advances his career—basically every family man who’s ever been deployed in the military—he’s a hero. If a woman does it, she’s a criminally horrible mom.
We need another FDR to fight these new Economic Royalists of today.
Franklin Roosevelt loomed large in American popular culture. Elected to four terms as America’s president, he became a familiar presence on the radio and in newspapers, magazines, and newsreels. Inevitably, his well-known likeness appeared on products ranging from clocks and lamps, such as this one, to calendars, bookends, and jigsaw puzzles.