Tag Archives: oligarchy

Recent Videos From Robert Reich: Oligarchy Versus The Rest Of Us

Corporate lies. A couple of things that Reich doesn’t mention in here are: Labor union are the most effective deterrent to an accretion of power in an executive in a democracy. Labor voting for the party of money and business … Continue reading

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History And The Current American Oligarchy 

One of the major problems of our over saturation of news and not so much news sources is that often much of what we are fed daily is a current update as if this is all happening in a vacuum … Continue reading

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From Thomas Paine’s “The Crisis”

December 23, 1776 THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and … Continue reading

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Why Celebrate This Fourth of July?

America just passed what is often called the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day. This is a day nominally set aside to remember the sacrifices of American soldiers. Some keep it in that way, but of course many just enjoy … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge – Brainwashing Dad

Heard about a most interesting documentary that will be coming out this summer. Jen Senko made a film documenting the transformation of her father from a almost non-political person into a right-wing nut. For many decades the right wing has … Continue reading

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Weekly Observations July 4th Edition.

The big central question this election is quite simple and also quite akin to what sparked the original Revolutionary War two hundred plus years ago. The central question is whether or not our government is for the rich and powerful. … Continue reading

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