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Backlash To Right-Wing Extremism Begins With 2011 Elections

November 9, 2011
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Backlash To Right-Wing Extremism Begins With 2011 Elections

Backlash to the right-wing mania that swept the country in 2010 has picked up serious momentum with the 2011 off-year election results. Sanity and the wisdom of the 99% scored three big wins in yesterday’s elections: Ohio voters overturned the anti-union bill pushed by Republican Gov. John Kasich and the Republican-controlled Ohio legislature. Mississippi voters…

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Gov. Scott Walker, Mic Checked By Stand Up! Chicago

November 6, 2011
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Gov. Scott Walker, Mic Checked By Stand Up! Chicago

Most days, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is too absorbed with the business of consolidating the wealth of his friends and donors to think about the bottom 99% of Wisconsinites. Not this day: Tweet This Post

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Toppings For Bill Maher’s Pizza Analogy

March 22, 2011
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Toppings For Bill Maher’s Pizza Analogy

On his HBO show Real Time with Bill Maher (embed below),  Maher was talking about the massive income disparity perpetuated by the American economy. Say 100 Americans get together and order a 100 slice pizza. The pizza arrives, they open the box, and the first guy takes 80 slices…. And if someone suggests, “Why don’t…

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So You Think You’re Getting Screwed?

March 20, 2011
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So You Think You’re Getting Screwed?

Yep, You’re Getting Screwed. NEWSFLASH: If you earn your living in the form of a paycheck, rather than bonus, stock options, dividends and capital gains, America doesn’t work for you. PolicyGrinder.com Notes: Reaganomics took the country in the early 1980′s, has not let go after 30 years of failure. The Economic Policy Institute produced the…

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Sweden – Socialist Mecca, Beats U.S. In Competitiveness

March 11, 2011
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Sweden – Socialist Mecca, Beats U.S. In Competitiveness

Damn those socialists with their universal health care, unionized labor, spread wealth, and financial regulation, they’re kicking our competitive asses! According to the Word Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report 2010-2011, Sweden has passed the U.S. in good ol’ red-blooded down-home globalized bidness competition. Other evil socialist regimes that make Glenn Beck’s head explode, like Germany,…

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It’s the FRAUDconomy, Stupid!

March 8, 2011
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It’s the FRAUDconomy, Stupid!

Busting Teachers to Bailout Bankers? [No affiliation with "fraudEconomy dot com," see note at bottom.] Folks, financial fraud caused global real estate bubbles to inflate and burst, which caused worldwide economic collapse, which caused massive unemployment and real estate value collapse, which caused state revenues to collapse, which caused state budget crisis – not teacher…

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