Posted in Economy Failure of American Journalism Racism

The Economist Book Review. Were All Slaves Vicitms? All Slaveowners Villains?

So The Economist posts an authorless review of a new book which supposedly looks at the role of slavery in the history of the development…

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Posted in Corporate Oligarchy Corporate Welfare Economy Indiana Outsourcing Taxes The 1%

Horror Stories of Failed Outsourcing Public Interests to Private Corporations, Attacking Pensions, and the Graying of America

Here is a fascinating, long document, reporting research on multiple failed outsourcing exercises of public services over past couple decades to private industry. Out of…

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Posted in Congressional Fail Number Nth Corporate Welfare Debt Deficit Economy Letters to Congress Mediscare Social Security

Cancel the Sequester, Raise Revenues, and Stop This Insane Destruction of American Economy

Polite words cannot express the sheer disgust I feel towards Congress at the moment over the latest manufactured, self-inflicted crisis, the sequester. It epitomizes the…

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Posted in Congressional Fail Number Nth Debt Deficit Economy Know Nothing and Militant Ignorance Letters to Congress Republican GOPosaur Party

Debt Ceiling Kabuki, Deficit, and Burning Tap Water in Ohio

Let’s be honest for a moment in the midst of the absurd Kabuki Theater of the GOP threatening to shut down the government, withhold Granny’s…

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Posted in Congressional Fail Number Nth Deficit Economy Know Nothing and Militant Ignorance Letters to Congress President Obama

Mint the Platinum Coin, Already. We Operate on Fiat Money Already.

Tom the Dancing Bug Cartoon: And a trillion-dollar platinum coin saved America! What amuses me most about this is the simple fact that since the…

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