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Electronic Oligarchy

Net Neutrality Means You Can Have The Internet Your Way By Thom Hartmann/ ThomHartmann.com/ January 26, 2018   The international order is changing as a result of populism, and I would argue that the populism is a response to the … Continue reading

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How Occupy Wall Street Helped Obama Win

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report There were a variety of factors that led to the re-election of President Barack Obama. One surely to be overlooked is the role of Occupy Wall Street in that decisive victory. Flash back … Continue reading

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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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Senate Stuck in Quicksand of Record Filibusters

by Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report In just one more of numerous examples, the U.S. Senate vote Monday on the so-called “Buffett Rule” provided more evidence of the dysfunctional mess that is supposed to be our democratic political system. … Continue reading

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Obama’s Burden

THE RIGHT-WING MEDIA MACHINE VS. BARACK OBAMA by Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report You may have heard it said that if President Obama discovered a cure for cancer, he would be criticized for putting oncologists out of work. While … Continue reading

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The Power of the Occupy Movement

by Arlen Grossman You may question the power of the Occupy movement, but think back less than a year ago. The Tea Party was setting the agenda: the federal deficit and national debt were preeminent issues, President Obama was anxious … Continue reading

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BPR Ironic Question of the Day

Which one of these politicians voted NOT to extend the debt ceiling in 2006: A. Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) B. Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) C. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) D. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) E. Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) Answer: … Continue reading

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