Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Nation: Opinion-Michael Harrington- The Culture Of Poverty Can Lead to a Culture of Dependency

  Source: The Nation: Opinion-Michael Harrington-The Culture of Poverty Can Lead to Dependency I’m all for helping people in poverty be able to survive while they are living in those conditions. As a Liberal I believe thats a good investment to … Continue reading

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FRSFreeStates: “Should Joining a Union Be a Civil Right?”: The Importance of Organized Labor

  Should Joining a Union Be a Civil Right? | | AlterNet. I don’t agree with Organize Labor on everything, they are bit to the left of me. And perhaps the Democratic Leadership as a whole. And politically probably are … Continue reading

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CBPP: Barbara Sard & Douglad Rice- President’s Budget Not Sufficient to Renew Rental Assistance

  CBPP: Barbara Sard & Douglas Rice- President’s Budget Not Sufficient to Renew Rental Assistance Fully for Low-Income Households Imagine what Public Housing would look like in America. I’m not talking about getting rid of Public Housing. Because there’s clearly … Continue reading

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FRSFreeStates: “TANF Weakening as a Safety Net For Poor Families”: Investing in Low Skilled People to make them Self Sufficient

  TANF Weakening as a Safety Net For Poor Families — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. I’ve been debating with a friend of mine on Facebook. Who’s name I’m not going to release. The last two days about the … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: FDR Fireside Chat 6- On Government and Capitalism

Source: James Miller Center: FDR Fireside Chat 6- On Government and Capitalism President Franklin Roosevelt, did not become President of the United States, to destroy American capitalism. As some Conservatives and Libertarians have suggested. But he became President to save it, … Continue reading

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Sommer 57: The Candidate Social Warfare Speech: What the Ideal American Political Candidate Looks Like

This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal on WordPress The movie The Candidate from 1972 where Robert Redford plays a young idealistic Progressive Senate candidate, who gets the Democratic nomination for this California Senate seat, running up against … Continue reading

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Baltimore Sun: Sports: Peter Schmuck: Lest We Forget, Orioles Have Two Important Question Marks on Offense

Baltimore Sun: Sports: Peter Schmuck: Lest We Forget, Orioles Have Two Important Question Marks on Offense This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal on WordPress I wish the Orioles only had two questions going into the 2012 season. … Continue reading

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FRSFreeStates: “Why The Affordable Care Act Is Constitutional”: Ending Free Healthcare in America

  Why Obama’s Healthcare Law Is Constitutional | The Nation. I’m not a lawyer and I don’t pretend to be but I’m not clueless about the US Constitution either. As as Liberal its the one document I base my politics … Continue reading

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FRSFreeStates: “Why Can’t You Smoke Pot? Because Lobbyists Are Getting Rich Off of the War on Drugs”: Profiting from Incarceration

  Why Can’t You Smoke Pot? Because Lobbyists Are Getting Rich Off of the War on Drugs | | AlterNet. If narcotics and I’m going add alcohol and tobacco to that list. Because they are as dangerous as marijuana, if … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion-Michael Lind- What if All Sides Are Wrong About Taxes?

  Source: Salon: Opinion-Michael Lind- What if All Sides Are Wrong About Taxes?. If you don’t like Big Government, include me in that group. The difference being I don’t like all forms of Big Government. Which makes me different from Rick … Continue reading

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