The question for the 2020 US election season seems straightforward: Should Americans continue with some version of the Reagan regime, which is likely to deliver consistently mediocre growth and extreme income inequality? But the real question is how to enact policies resisted by the oligarchy that the Reagan Revolution created. by Simon Johnson edited by O … Continue reading Getting Rid of Reagan’s Ghost
Surely I can't be the only one who remembers this by O Society Jan 9, 2020 Listen folks, please don't believe the propaganda jive they are selling you about some "miscalculation or misidentification of civilian aircraft" being responsible for the Ukrainian/ Canadian Boeing 737 airplane shot down by a missile yesterday in Tehran killing … Continue reading Remember Iran Air Flight 655
The destruction of the middle class also destroys democracies and paves the way for authoritarian rule. by Thom Hartmann edited by O Society October 6, 2019 In 2016, Roberto Foa and Yascha Mounk published a paper in the Journal of Democracy called Democratic Disconnect, which shows how in the era since Reagan led America out … Continue reading Ronald Reagan Launched an Attack on the Middle Class. We Must Reverse It to Save Our Democracy
Ronald Reagan in 1984. Ronald Reagan had Alzheimer's while president, says his son Ron Jr. His son recalls how his father was 'uncharacteristically lost for words' during a presidential debate that year. Photograph: Wally McNamee/Corbis by Ed Pilkington edited by O Society October 6, 2019 Ronald Reagan's sons locked horns over the former president's political legacy … Continue reading Ronald Reagan Wanted to Make America Great Again – Did He have Alzheimer?
Appalling for both the villainous abuse of children itself and the chilling implications of government by blackmail, this tangled web of unsavory alliances casts a lurid light on the political history of the U.S. from the Prohibition Era right up through the Age of Trump. by Whitney Webb edited by O Society August 25, 2019 … Continue reading Too Big To Fail (2): Government by Blackmail
One of our O Society people asks: "Donald Trump seems to want to keep us out of more wars. Yet he now has some of the most despicable neocons running things in his administration. And he is dominated by Israeli interests. Why, I wonder?" edited by O Society August 6, 2019 Often simple phrases such … Continue reading Cui Bono? and Follow the Money
Fire and Ice Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To say that for destruction ice Is also great And would suffice. ~ … Continue reading Can Donald Trump delay an economic crash until 2020?