Why do so many people who need the government hate it?

https://youtu.be/QnxpHIl5Ynw   Sean Illing interviews Suzanne Mettler edited by O Society Dec 22, 2019 “Government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.” President Ronald Reagan uttered those words in his 1981 inaugural address to the country. He was referring specifically to the government’s role in helping bring the US out of … Continue reading Why do so many people who need the government hate it?

Trump offers socialism for the rich, capitalism for everyone else

To a conservative mind, socialism is getting something for nothing. Yet this is what the Donald Trump gives to the filthy rich. by Robert Reich Guardian Feb 11, 2019 America will never be a socialist country,” Donald Trump declared in his State of the Union address. Someone should alert Trump that America is now a … Continue reading Trump offers socialism for the rich, capitalism for everyone else

Nancy Pelosi Rams Austerity Provision into House Rules Package to Neuter Policies of New Progressive Members

Editor's note: What Pelosi is doing with this austerity provision is the Democrats' half of the Two Santas Scam outlined in detail here. The right wing - which contrary to popular belief includes Pelosi, Schumer, Obama, the Clintons, etc - continue to pull this scam since it's worked like gangbusters to fool the public over the … Continue reading Nancy Pelosi Rams Austerity Provision into House Rules Package to Neuter Policies of New Progressive Members

The coming reckoning for capitalism

by Steve LeVine  Axios Dec 30, 2018 One of the most important trends likely to drive the 2020 presidential race: A growing disillusion with capitalism as practiced, and a coming struggle over how to recast this pillar of the Western order. The bottom line: You could hardly challenge a more basic part of who we … Continue reading The coming reckoning for capitalism