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The Triumph of the Oligarchy

By Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ December 17, 2017 By passing the tax plan, Republican donors will save billions — paying a lower top tax rate, doubling the amount their heirs can receive tax-free, and treating themselves as “pass-through” businesses able to … Continue reading

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Having No Shame

Republicans Are Looting the Treasury While They Still Can They know a backlash is coming, and they’re making the most of their power while they have it. By Joshua Holland/ The Nation/ December 2, 2017 The tax bill Senate Republicans … Continue reading

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Sound Familiar?

Letter to the Editor, Monterey Herald, December 3, 2017 American politics explained: (1) When in power, Republicans push through huge tax cuts and more money for the military, resulting in (2) a mushrooming deficit and an anemic economy, resulting in … Continue reading

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History Lesson: Tax the Rich

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PRIORITIES

Letter to Editor in Monterey Herald, November 22, 2017 and San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 27, 2017 A lesson on American priorities in the age of Trump: The 2018 budget proposals call for cuts in Medicaid, Medicare, welfare, food stamps, children’s health … Continue reading

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How the Labor Movement Was Destroyed

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Immoral Decisions

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We’re Not in Kansas Anymore…Thank Goodness!

Here’s What’s the Matter with Kansas…   Jun. 24, 2016  By Thom Hartmann      The verdict is in, and it’s time for conservatives to face the cold hard facts. Right-wing trickle-down Reaganomics doesn’t work. It doesn’t work internationally, it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Puppets are people, my friend

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