Thomas Paine Quote

  The infamous Thomas Paine understood one can not get rich on their own.  We are not an island, we are part of a society. People dig in all the time and create successful businesses, but I can not think of anything we do in life completely on our...

You Didn't Build That

I'm sure most of us have seen Mitt Romney's ad. In which there is an audio clip of Obama claiming that no one has built their own business. Then it cuts to business owner Jack Gilchrist who then goes on about how he started his own business. The ad is...

What I Hate About Elections...

What I hate about elections is that whomever wins, someone's voice is left behind.  I am a Democrat, and even when one wins, I always have that twinge of guilt that someone else's beliefs are getting stomped on.   Are they getting stomped on?  Are...

Giving Romney the benefit of the doubt

There is conjecture that Romney's reason for not releasing more tax returns is that many investors lost a bundle during the crisis of 2008. This could show that his losses counterbalanced his gains, so he paid no taxes. That is legally part of...

Mussolini and ALEC

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US oil imports cut in half

You can notice from the graph that oil imports are back to the level of 1999, while the cost per barrel is double what it was at that time. ...

Income Inequality

Income Inequality, it is math, not class warfare.  When will people get that?     https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=441658342541310&set=a.182300141810466.38724.146422995398181&type=1&theater

Distribution of wealth

People keep talking about "fair distribution of wealth"  and class warfare. However, I do not believe it is about distribution of wealth, it is about the ability to  make a living wage.  When wages have gotten so low that it's employees can not...

Stop the Lies!

Right here, right now I am speaking of every single politician out there. every party, Republicans, Democrats, Liberals, Communists, Conservatives, all of them. For all of those who lie. Have you yet to figure out that pretty much every word you...

Why is there no Republican candidate?

What still leaves many Democrats shaking there heads is why is there no REAL Republican candidate?  Yes, Romney has a lock for the nominee, but he is hardly a popular candidate.  Most realistic Democrats will tell you, had the Republicans found a...

What being a "major ally" means

After a decade of war, Afghanistan is a 'major ally.' This means that Afghanistan will keep US arms manufacturers in the black. International banks skim income off the transactions. It works like this: The US asks other nations to help foot the...

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