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OVER THE CLIFF AND INTO THE TRENCHES

The Ongoing War: After the Battle Over the Cliff, the Battle Over the Debt Ceiling By Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ January 1, 2013 “It’s not all I would have liked,” says Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, speaking of the … Continue reading

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End of an Error

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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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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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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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THOSE WHO FAIL TO LEARN FROM HISTORY….

Weimar America: Four Major Ways We’re Following In Germany’s Fascist Footsteps What happens when a mature industrial nation turns its back on democracy and lets its right-wing elite destroy the middle class? We’ve seen this movie before. By Robert Cruickshank/ … Continue reading

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Wisconsin: The Final Nail in the Coffin of American Democracy

by Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report American Democracy had struggled on life support for many years. It took its final breath on January 21, 2010, when a conservative Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in the landmark Citizens United case that … Continue reading

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IT DOESN’T LOOK GOOD

This Is What Tyranny Looks Like by Carl Gibson/ Common Dreams/ May 23, 2012 Protesters clashed with police at the NATO summit meeting in Chicago on Sunday. (Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times) Remember when police beat Tea Party activists with … Continue reading

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