The rampant corruption of our political system is masterfully distilled by Lawrence Lessig to the barest elements in this video. America truly has become a Banana Republic operated by and for the benefit of the rich. We let that happen. And, when I say ‘we’, I’m looking at you, fellow Baby Boomers. We did … More The Banana Republic and Baby Boomers
I have an answer to this question. “So pathetic that an asshole like Trump apparently appeals to more Republicans than ‘august’ leaders like Perry, Santorum, and Cain who, incidentally, are also still being taken seriously while unmitigated failures like Jindal, Cruz, Paul, Christie, Rubio, Bush, and Walker (and Fiorina) are considered to be the ‘serious’ candidates.” Yes, … More Maybe the middle class will wake up someday and realize they aren’t #Republicans
The meme expresses my feelings exactly. I’m starting with no longer accepting liberal cowardice. For far too long too many liberals and self-proclaimed “progressives” and “trans-partisans” – yes, I’m looking at you, Join the Coffee Party Movement – are doing little more than wasting precious time and energy by pretending that every voice matters and … More Stop accepting the things you think you cannot change.
In the interest of full disclosure, I’ve been registered as Non-affiliated my entire life. I consider myself to be a fan and a supporter of Senator Sanders, and I’d like to think that I can offer some evidence of having more than just dabbled as a layperson into matters of TPA, ISDS, TPP, and TTIP. … More Suggesting @SenSanders steal #TPP text is asinine
Reich exposes the bullshit perpetuated by corporatists and their shills in just 2 minutes and 30 seconds. Now what? What can we do about it? Start by sharing this video as a way of informing people. Next, be forceful and assertive in confronting the lies and the abject lack of humanity at the core of … More Reich exposes economic myths. That’s too kind. They are lies.