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Presidential Debate 2020 – Donald Trump vs Joe Biden

By: Todd Smekens Against my better judgment, I watched the media’s presentation of an argument between a no-nothing bully president and a tired old politician. To me, it was symbolic of what this country has become in so many ways. Our ruling class has captured both political parties making one completely fractured between the donors […]

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Trump’s Davos Speech – Delusion of USA’s Elite

Muncie, Indiana BLOG – Trump was given an international stage of the world’s elite to talk about how the United States can move the world toward globalization to benefit the masses, but all he could talk about was the economic power which can buy the world’s most enormous military power. China and Germany will take the […]

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Budget Cuts and Tax Plan Are Reverse Robin Hood

By: Todd Smekens BLOG – Very quietly, Congress has set the stage for another upward redistribution from the poor and elderly to the richest 1% and corporations (Donor Class). This is being done by cutting programs which benefit the poor and elderly and then passing along the savings to the richest Americans and corporations in […]

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Community Culture

America’s Biggest Social Divide: Winners and Losers

America’s Social Divide of Winners/Losers October 8, 2017 by Neal Gabler This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. There are plenty of reasons to bristle at President Trump’s tweets on Puerto Rico, which is suffering horribly from Hurricane Maria, not least of which is the racist suggestion that Hispanics there don’t deserve the same treatment as […]

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Trump and the GOP in Sickness and Health

Koch Brothers Fund Freedom Caucus – Surprised? March 29, 2017 by Bill Moyers This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. The day after Republicans pulled the plug on Trumpcare (or was it Ryancare?), the front-page headline of the tabloid New York Post asked: “Is There a Doctor in the House?” None were in sight, but there […]

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Government

Trump’s Embattled Revolution

Trump’s Embattled ‘Revolution’ February 28, 2017 Posted on ConsortiumNews By Alastair Crooke President Trump’s domestic “revolution” on behalf of “forgotten” Americans requires a complementary foreign policy of reduced warfare and a weaker dollar, explains ex-British diplomat Alastair Crooke. Pat Buchanan – perhaps the U.S. politician with the greatest feel (as a thrice-times U.S. presidential candidate […]