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June 28, 2017

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Should We Become Socialist?

A meme was posted the other day. It showed a split screen. On one side was supposedly a Burger King worker in Denmark, and on the other side was a pic of a Burger King worker in the US. This meme suggested that the one in Denmark made $20 an hour, had a pension plan,

Trade agreements

The United States currently has trade agreements with 20 different countries. Trade agreements are necessary to even the playing field between countries. The WTO is a 154 member organization that sets, and enforces rules for trade, among countries. Opponents of trade agreements maintain that they cost US jobs. NAFTA is one most often mentioned. Opponents

You Say You want a Revolution?

You say you want a revolution Well, you know We all want to change the world I am skeptical of the Bernie Sanders revolution. Actually, skeptical isn’t the right word. I am convinced that this particular approach to governing is doomed to fail in the reality of today’s America. I understand the appeal of Bernie

The Big Horror

There is a lot of discussion about the possibility of The Big Short perhaps being the best picture of the year. While I might have to think on that for a moment, as well as see other strong contenders not yet viewed, I do feel comfortable stating that I believe it is without a doubt,

Ignoble Cause

We are suffering today From a disease called hypocrisy. And it is the basest enemy Of freedom in democracy. It substitutes a dollar amount For lives and souls and hope And tantalizes the population With TV, booze and dope. By the time the population Wakes up and catches on A new batch of crooks exist

A Few Years From Now….(SATIRE)

  We have a special report. As we get ready for Hillary Clinton’s second inauguration, let’s look back on the last few years.  Remember the sound that was heard all over the south, but especially in Texas, the day Hillary was elected?  Some thought it was an invasion from outer space while others thought it was President Obama

Dismantling Dark Dick

“I look at Barack Obama and I see the worst president of my lifetime, without question. I used to have significant criticism of Jimmy Carter, but compared to Barack Obama and the damage he is doing to the nation—it’s a tragedy.” ~ the Dick of Darkness, Richard B Cheney, in an interview with Playboy magazine

Black People Don’t Have Anything to Prove

Welfare Statistics Black people excel in everything that they become interested in pursuing – in spite of artificial barriers to their success. I learned to write by accident, by having to repeatedly act as my own attorney in juvenile proceedings between the ages of 12 and 19. It also made me a paralegal who was

Reality Check on Conservatism

When George W. Bush entered the White House in 2001, Bill Clinton left him with a $200 billion surplus, for which conservatives gave the credit to Newt Gingrich. But when Bush left office in 2009, that $200 billion PLUS was now $1.3 trillion MINUS. But hey, that was okay, because Dick Cheney said “deficits don’t

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