Monthly Archives: March 2016

A Little Sumpin’ on Trumpin’…

From http://www.tomdispatch.com/Tomgram: Tanya Golash-Boza, How Many Presidents Does It Take to Deport 11 Million People? Posted by Tanya Golash-Boza at 7:14AM, March 24, 2016. Follow TomDispatch on Twitter @TomDispatch. A quote from the intro: This time around, if Donald Trump

Posted in Speaking Truth in Trumpian Times

Link to the google books preview for…

Unequal Protection By Thom Hartmann https://books.google.com/books?id=zAmgOl5YT2QC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Unequal+Protection&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjTqbD8wdnLAhXkvIMKHUPjDcsQuwUIIDAA#v=onepage&q=Unequal%20Protection&f=false By it at http://www.allbookstores.com/book/compare/9781605095592

Posted in Books

Krug Komms…

…from:http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/21/opinion/on-invincible-ignorance.html?rref=collection%2Fcolumn%2Fpaul-krugman&action=click&contentCollection=opinion&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=collection Karen Garcia is a trusted commenter New Paltz, NY March 21, 2016Since the official embrace of ignorance has been a mainstay of right=wingery for more than 200 years, the GOP is simply following a grand old tradition. Their beef

Posted in Essays and Quotes from Others

From a Credo action email I received…

…this is copied from their WebSite http://act.credoaction.com/sign/house_shred_wall_street_reform?t=3&akid=17288.8402613.Sj0Ko9 Tell Congress: Don’t shred Wall Street reform House Republicans just launched a major attack on Wall Street oversight and investor protection. At least seven new bills unveiled in the House would shred Wall

Posted in Money Coup; Political Economy; Grotesque Inequality; New Gilded Age

Tech Privacy, Net neutrality, and other modren (sic) issues…

  The federal government can access emails more than 180 days old without a warrant. It’s an arcane policy that was put in place 30 years ago when Congress passed the Electronic Communications Privacy Act… The Email Privacy Act would

Posted in Media Issues- Net Neutrality

Krug-Kommenter Highlights…

Comments on:http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/11/opinion/trade-and-tribulation.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-left-region&region=opinion-c-col-left-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-left-region&_r=0 Doug Broome Vancouver 4 hours ago When I was a child I understood as a child, knowing that comparative advantage meant that trade was forever a win-win proposition. But now that I’m an old codger I return to

Posted in Essays and Quotes from Others

God bless Corporate Mainstream Media…

…each and every one of the big ‘uns. This is a quote from an email from CREDO Action: Early this week, CBS CEO Les Moonves came out and said it: Profiting from hate is not only more important to him

Posted in Media Issues- Net Neutrality

Voting rights restoration…

…from a Credo email: “It’s been nearly three years since the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act in the disastrous Shelby County v. Holder decision. Restoring the Voting Rights Act would only require a simple fix from Congress, but

Posted in GOP, "Southern Strategy", etc...