Tag Archives: Ronald Reagan

Donald Trump Is a Broken Man

In another time, in a different circumstance, there would perhaps be room to pity such a person. By Peter Wehner/ Atlantic/ July 21, 2020   LEON NEAL / GETTY The most revealing answer from Donald Trump’s interview with Fox News … Continue reading

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The Real “Shithole Country”

by Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ January 14, 2018 I covered the war in El Salvador for five years. It was a peasant uprising by the dispossessed against the 14 ruling families and the handful of American corporations that ran El Salvador … Continue reading

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The Past 5 GOP Presidents Have Used Fraud and Treason to Steer Themselves to Electoral Victory By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ July 28, 2017 People are wondering out loud about the parallels between today’s Republican Party and organized crime [3], and … Continue reading

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The Sorry Plight of the Worker

A 21st-Century Form of Indentured Servitude Has Already Penetrated Deep into the American Heartland Corporations want to make sure that laborers never again have the power to tell big business how to treat them. By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ July 17,2017 … Continue reading

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Ixnay on Mt. Rushmore

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Ronald Reagan Complaining About Corporate Profits

Excerpts from his 1948 campaign speech for Democrats: “This is Ronald Reagan speaking to you from Hollywood. You know me as a motion picture actor but tonight I’m just a citizen pretty concerned about the national election next month and … Continue reading

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How’s Reaganomics Working Out For You?

Shepard Fairey propaganda posters This one’s for you, edray!

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Start of a New Era

Jeffrey Sachs makes the case that we could be at the beginning of a new progressive era. The first came after the Gilded Age of the late 19th Century,  the second followed the gilded age of the 1920s. Perhaps we … Continue reading

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Monopoly Capitalism, RIP?

The Occupy Wall Street Movement and the Coming Demise of Crony Capitalism Tuesday 11 October 2011 by Ravi Batra in Truthout         In 1978, to the laughter of many and the derision of a few, I wrote a … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan Goes After the Rich

There he goes again, that bleeding heart socialist 40th President of the United States…

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