The generals won’t stop war; it’s their bread and butter. The politicians won’t stop war; it makes them look so strong and resolute and electable. Who’s left? It’s up to the soldiers.
www.blogtalkradio.com/your-world-news 2010 was a particularly tough year within the stolen borders of American, and throughout the globe—for that matter. The global economic crisis, caused by rapacious Wall Street Bankers and fueled by inhumane US capitalism, continued to rear its hideous head. Illegal occupations continued in places like Iraq, Afghanistan, and Palestine. Illegal wars of aggression […]
Oooops, there is another problem with bank foreclosures. If the water has not been turned off and vandals have not yet broken into the homes to steal the copper plumbing, the pipes could freeze and break. Ah, but of course, if the people did not pay their bills the water most certainly would be turned […]
source: Carl Herman, Examiner.com The central economic solution to unleash trillions of dollars for the US economy is simple: Our Robber Baron-era monetary system must be recognized as a national “debt supply” that only profits the banks that create the debt. This Orwellian opposite of a national money supply must be ended. In addition, shocking […]
source: Carl Herman, Examiner.com The Working Poor Families Project has just released their policy brief for the winter of 2010-11. The new US Census Bureau data is that 30% of US families are now earning less than 200 percent of the official poverty threshold, and are thereby defined as “low-income.” That’s nearly one in three American […]
How much is $32 these days? It turns out that $32 is too much. Pretty soon that “government option” will be the only option. Oh yeah, I forgot, we didn’t get that one. Paying for healthcare can be one of the first things to go for families dealing with constrained finances. Over 50% of those […]
A willing public fights in defense of billionaires who are helping themselves to their – to our – hard-earned money. How has this happened? How has the public turned on itself, avidly supporting policies that tilt the “free market” against them?
After the mid-term elections, President Obama made a further turn to the right in part in an attempt to placate the right wing populists. Many supporters, including critical supporters, of Obama were somewhat shocked at. They shouldn’t have been, and if they’d read Robert Scheer’s “The Great American Stickup” maybe they would have been better […]