Monthly Archives: March 2012

Nature of Self-Defeating Convictions

One of the curious realities of modern America is how many people – especially white males – have been propagandized into siding with a “free-market” power structure that treats them like tissue paper, to be used and thrown away. Poet … Continue reading

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Whose Recovery? | NationofChange

According to an analysis of tax returns by Emmanuel Saez and Thomas Pikkety, the top 1 percent pocketed 93 percent of the gains in 2010. 37 percent of the gains went to the top one-tenth of one percent. No one … Continue reading

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America Needs Healthcare, Not Health Insurance | | AlterNet

“Reform” measures actually promote the status quo by pulling more people into an expensive healthcare system that is managed and funded by insurers. Since two-thirds of household bankruptcies are due to healthcare costs, forcing people to turn over an even … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rules Scott Walker’s Anti-Union Crusade Unconstitutional | AlterNet

…but how much damage was done in the meantime? Wisconsin’s recall-facing Republican Gov. Scott Walker and his legislative allies received a stunning rebuke from a federal court on Friday that ruled the state’s Act 10 that stripped most state employee … Continue reading

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New Bill on E15 Gives Big Oil Companies ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Card | Common Dreams

“Gas prices are shooting up and big oil executives are making millions, while parents can’t afford to get their kids to school. We’re already subsidizing Big Oil with billions of taxpayer dollars and mandating the use of polluting, inefficient corn … Continue reading

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As Fukushima Worsens, US Approves New Nukes | Common Dreams

What could possibly go wrong? Despite reports this week that the Fukushima nuclear situation may be even worse than previously thought, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has given approval today for two combined licenses for two nuclear reactors in South … Continue reading

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All Parties Ignore the One Way to Reduce Health Care Costs: Single-Payer

All Parties Ignore the One Way to Reduce Health Care Costs: Single-Payer. “Both parties studiously avoid the one health-reform solution that – unlike computers – would actually save money while sparing patients: single-payer, nonprofit national health insurance. Research shows that … Continue reading

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The Savage Arithmetic of the Pre-Existing Condition

A nation that does not care for its sick and infirm is a nation that does not deserve to exist. A nation that actively profits from the pain and suffering of those sick and infirm deserves to burn in Hell. … Continue reading

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Who Voted For The Most Radical Right-Wing Budget In American History? | OurFuture.org

Today, 228 House representatives — all Republicans — voted for a budget that would give every millionaire a brand new $265,000 tax handout, cut funding for the poor by $3.3 trillion, privatize Medicare, and impose spending caps so radical that … Continue reading

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US Immigration Agents Are Loading Up On As Many As 450 Million New Rounds Of Ammo

US Immigration Agents Are Loading Up On As Many As 450 Million New Rounds Of Ammo. I feel safer already.

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