Tag Archives: Supreme Court

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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Next Stop: Fascism?

Trump and the War on the Media: On the road to Fascism By  Steven Jonas/ OpEdNews/ July 4, 2017   Trump’s attacks on the media are getting evermore virulent. Much is known and has been written about the “what.” Not … Continue reading

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**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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Bernie Sanders: The Cost of Hypercapitalism

by Jonathan Tasini/ Playboy/ October 17, 2013 At a time when politicians—particularly members of Congress—are almost universally reviled and blind partisanship seems to dictate the fate of every piece of legislation, one U.S. senator stands out as a unique voice. Bernie … Continue reading

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What the Media Misses

Mainstream Media Fail: The Issues the MSM Should Be Covering Daily By Rob Kall/ OpEd News/ October 13, 2013 I’m watching Bill Maher. It’s a great example of how the media ignores the big problems and wastes its attention on … 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 U.S. Is So Unpredictable: Who Could Have Known…?

by Arlen Grossman “Too Big to Fail” Wall Street firms caused a worldwide financial crash, the government bailed them out and didn’t break them up, and yet these  companies continue risky investments and reward their executives with outrageously large salaries … Continue reading

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BPR Quote of the Day: Money Has Free Speech, Not People

A funny thing happened to the First Amendment on its way to the public forum. According to the Supreme Court, money is now speech and corporations are now people. But when real people without money assemble to express their dissatisfaction … Continue reading

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Want to Buy a Judge?

Here is just one more example of why private money needs to be eliminated from the political process, and  public financing established for all elections. If the Occupy Movement had to have just one demand, that should be it. –Arlen … Continue reading

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The Biggest Issue?

A simple but powerful animated video explaining how corporations have hijacked American democracy, and what can be done to restore it. from storyofstuff.org/citizensunited/

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