Monthly Archives: March 2016

A Little Supin’ 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

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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

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A couple of odd quotes…

“There is a cult of ignorance in the United States…nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.” (Isaac Asimov) “Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.” (George

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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

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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

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It’s obvious that this subject is going to continue…

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Original (the real) Gordon Gecco Backs Bernie; Tech Privacy, Net neutrality, and other modren (sic) issues…

http://www.alternet.org/election-2016/shocker-real-gordon-gekko-just-endorsed-bernie-sanders "Well, I think it’s quite simple," he began. "If you look at something called ‘velocity of money’—you guys know what that is, I presume—that means how much gets spent and turns around. When you have the top one percent

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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

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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

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Economy quote…

"The American economy is a failed economy. We have to once again rewrite the rules of the economy for the 21st century." -Joseph Stiglitz-

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