Category Archives: government

Freefall Economy

The US is on the edge of the economic precipice – Trump may push it over By Robert Reich/ The Guardian/ December 23, 2018 On Friday, Donald Trump said: “We are totally prepared for a very long shutdown.” It was … Continue reading

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$21 Trillion–Poof! It’s Gone.

The Pentagon Failed Its Audit Amid a $21 Trillion Scandal (Yes, Trillion) By Lee Camp/ Truthdig/ December 18, 2018 New York Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was ruthlessly attacked recently, and I feel a bit responsible. I might have accidentally tainted her … Continue reading

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Teen Shames World Leaders

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Freshman Rep. Learns the Ropes

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez‏Verified account @Ocasio2018 FollowFollow @Ocasio2018 More Right now Freshman members of Congress are at a “Bipartisan” orientation w/ briefings on issues. Invited panelists offer insights to inform new Congressmembers‘ views as they prepare to legislate. # of Corporate … Continue reading

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COMING SOON TO YOUR COUNTRY?

In China’s new surveillance state, everyone will be watched, reviewed and rated Social credit and a high-tech, all-seeing government will keep every citizen in line By James O’Malley/ The Spectator/ December 5, 2018 The bullet train from Beijing to Shanghai … Continue reading

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You’ve Seen One Tree, You’ve Seen Them All

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How the Rich Get Richer

Seeing Trump tax returns is just first step By Charlotte Rampell/ Washington Post/ October 8, 2018   Everyone is shocked, shocked to learn that President Trump amassed his fortune not by the sweat of his brow, but rather the old-fashioned … Continue reading

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Trump, The Koch Brothers and Their War on Climate Science

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Who Can Blame Them?

Nation’s Criminals Ask for F.B.I. Investigation Kavanaugh Just Got By Andy Borowitz/ The New Yorker/ October 5, 2018 Photograph by Chip Somodevilla / Getty WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In the latest controversy to envelop the Supreme Court nominee, criminals across the … Continue reading

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Speaking Truth to Power

 

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