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THE AMERICAN PEOPLE NEVER WIN–HERE’S WHY

**Headline and first line changed from prior posting **Headlined at OpEd News, June 28 By Arlen Grossman There’s a reason most Americans don’t get what they want. Billionaires and Large Corporations own this country. Period. They make the rules and … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Choose: Democracy or Plutocracy?

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report The ease with which Harry Reid capitulated to Mitch McConnell on filibuster reform has me worried about a lot of things concerning the Democratic Party, in particular the elections in 2014 and beyond. … Continue reading

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Are Some Supreme Court Justices Corporations?

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Election Postmortem

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report Some random thoughts that filtered through my mind after the Tuesday election….. I’m happy, but not excited.  We’ll now have a moderate Democratic president, a Democratic majority in the Senate, and the Republicans … Continue reading

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By All Rights, Democrats Should Win in a Landslide

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report By all rights, President Obama and the Democrats should win the 2012 election by a landslide. By all rights, President Obama should have no trouble defeating a wealthy private equity manager with shifting … Continue reading

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Best-Case Election Scenario: The Status Quo

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report If you can believe the polls–and in aggregate they are generally accurate–President Barack Obama will likely eke out a narrow victory over his challenger, Mitt Romney. Nervous Democrats certainly hope that will be … Continue reading

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Which Republican Will You Vote For?

pollsb.com By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report On November 6, we will choose a Moderate Republican–Barack Obama–or a Radical Right Republican–Mitt Romney–to be President of the United States. Yes, I know that there will be a “Democrat” listed on … Continue reading

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Why I Want Barack Obama to Win, But Won’t Vote For Him

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report thesavoia.com Four years of President Mitt Romney is not something I wish to contemplate. A Romney-Ryan win would be an unmitigated disaster for this nation. I would prefer that President Barack Obama be … Continue reading

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Unfortunately, We Don’t Get to Choose

OLIGARCHY OR DEMOCRACY? By Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)/ OpEdNews/ July 31, 2012 Economically, the United States today has, by far, the most unequal distribution of wealth and income of any major country on earth, and that inequality is worse today … Continue reading

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