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Does Our President Have Dementia?

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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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AMERICAN FASCISM?

Is Our Government Any Different from a Fascist Government Now? By Thom Hartmann/ thomhartmann.com/ November 27, 2017 I think that we need to start using language that actually reflects reality. The definition of fascism, as Benito Mussolini invented the word, … Continue reading

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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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War, What Is It Good For?

  Troopaganda Eats Its Own Tail By David Swanson/ OpEd News/ November 12, 2017 First they tell you what to think the wars are for. They’re for protection from evil enemies, for spreading democracy and human rights. Then you discover … Continue reading

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The Billionaires Won. The Rest of Us Lost.

By Arlen Grossman It’s not your grandfather’s America anymore. Democracy in the United States has failed. So we shouldn’t be surprised when tax cuts favor the wealthy, and we see the rich growing richer and the poor losing ground. In addition, … Continue reading

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172 Countries and Territories?!!

AMERICA’S FORGOTTEN WARS New York Times Editorial/ October 23, 2017 The United States has been at war continuously since the attacks of 9/11 and now has just over 240,000 active-duty and reserve troops in at least 172 countries and territories. … Continue reading

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Frank Zappa: Fascist Theocracy

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