Monthly Archives: April 2011

Why We Need to Preserve Medicare | AlterNet

Why We Need to Preserve Medicare | AlterNet. When Medicare was established in 1965 as part of LBJ Great Society. It was one of the few Entitlement Programs that the Federal Government has designed well. It has literally met all … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders: Cutting Taxes for the Rich While Slashing Social Programs Is Insane | The Nation

Bernie Sanders: Cutting Taxes for the Rich While Slashing Social Programs Is Insane | The Nation. Wow I actually agree with Sen. Bernie Sanders again, I guess my last Head Examination didn’t take. Perhaps I should schedule another one, perhaps … Continue reading

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The Nation: Dave Zirin- Taking Back The Los Angeles Dodgers?: Public Ownership vs. Government Ownership

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal Plus I’m not a Socialist in any form, even though I do read The Nation Magazine and I’m in favor of a limited safety Net. Limited form of a safety net … Continue reading

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Reid Wants to Put the Screws to GOP Over Ryan Budget–And He Should | AlterNet

Reid Wants to Put the Screws to GOP Over Ryan Budget–And He Should | AlterNet. With Freshmen GOP Representatives struggling to raise money and the House GOP in general struggling to raise money as a whole. As they are getting … Continue reading

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How Socialists Built America | The Nation

How Socialists Built America | The Nation. America was not founded by socialists who wanted to build a Socialist State either a Socialist Democracy or some other Socialist Government. America was not founded by authoritarians who wanted to build either … Continue reading

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A Hand Up: How State Earned Income Tax Credits Help Working Families Escape Poverty in 2011 — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

A Hand Up: How State Earned Income Tax Credits Help Working Families Escape Poverty in 2011 — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The best way to finally win the War on Poverty that we’ve now been fighting for over … Continue reading

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CBPP: Chuck Marr & Brian Highsmith- Reforming Tax Expenditures Can Reduce Deficits While Making The Tax Code More Efficient and Equitable

Source: CBPP: Chuck Marr & Brian Highsmith- Reforming Tax Expenditures Can Reduce Deficits While Making the Tax Code More Efficient and Equitable Tax Reform is good for Deficit Reduction, because it would close costly loopholes in the Tax Code. Meaning more … Continue reading

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Reason: The Messy Politics California’s Prison Crisis

I must be due for another Head Examination, because I agree with the AlterNet on something. One of the main reasons why America has overcrowded prisons. Is because we lock up Non Violent inmates in prisons. A lot of times … Continue reading

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Ryan Budget Would Slash SNAP Funding by $127 Billion Over Ten Years — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Ryan Budget Would Slash SNAP Funding by $127 Billion Over Ten Years — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The best way to save money on our Social Insurance programs or Safety Net. Especially when we are dealing with Deficit … Continue reading

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Thousands in Mexico Take to Streets To Protest Drug War – We Need to Do the Same Here! | | AlterNet

Thousands in Mexico Take to Streets To Protest Drug War – We Need to Do the Same Here! | | AlterNet. Its good to see mexicans take to the street to protest their Federal Government’s War on Drugs. I just … Continue reading

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