Damned Liberal

Oligarchs and Corporations,
enabled by Ignorance, and Corruption,
rule the United States,
and a mentally-ill moron
occupies the White House.


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"Greed-dominated capitalism" afflicts the U.S.



From the blog:
  Trump Tweets

““Democrats can’t find a Smocking Gun tying the Trump campaign to Russia after James Comey’s testimony.”Tweet Washington Post introduces “Bottomless Pinocchio” (inspired by Trump) for lies repeated 20 times or more.


Generic Drug Price Fixing On Trial

Pharma companies are exposed again: Generic drug makers conspire to fix prices and screw consumers. “Fair share” described dividing up the sales pie to ensure that each company reaped continued profits. “Trashing the market” was used when a competitor ignored these unwritten rules and sold drugs for less than agreed-upon prices. The terminology reflected more …


Green New Deal

The media and her fellow Democrats are making much of Ocasio-Cortez and her proposal for a “Green New Deal”. In fact, a “Green New Deal” was proposed some 10 years ago by the Green Party. Ocasio-Cortez’s version is feeble when compared to the Green Party version.  Moreover, I see precious little chance it would be …


Is It Time to End Churches’ Tax-Exempt Status?

Far too many churches, it appears, are involved in politics, violating their tax-exempt status. Read This Thread: https://twitter.com/visionsurreal/status/1071955726027943936


Pfizer CEO gets 61% pay raise—to $27.9 million—as drug prices continue to climb

In a recent three-week span, the company hiked 116 drug prices as much as 9.46 percent. ars technica




The duopoly is one of the most destructive forces in the U.S.
Vote third party - give the duopoly a well-deserved death.

Recommended:

Dispelling the myth that "Nader cost Gore
the 2000 election"

Plutocrats want to turn public schools into
private schools and enrich themselves
at our children's expense
.

Neoliberal Fascism and the Twilight of the Social
(Henry Giroux)

State Policy Network (right wing group):
[Their] "agenda includes opposing President Obama’s health-care program and climate-change regulations, reducing union protections and minimum wages, cutting taxes and business regulations, tightening voting restrictions, and privatizing education."
(Jane Mayer, The New Yorker)



Donald Trump and the Republicans Work Every Day to
Destroy Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid

(while doing all they can to serve banks, corporations, and the oligarchs)



It's the law:
"participation in rituals of national loyalty cannot be compelled"



LINKS
  ALEC Exposed
(American Legislative Exchange Council) Secretive outfit that brings together corporations and state politicians (largely Republicans) to write corporate-friendly laws
  American Oversight
Keeping an eye on the Trumps and their fellow crooks
  Brennan Center for Justice
At NYU School of Law - defending democracy and justice
 

Center for Media and Democracy

     Sourcewatch

     Exposed by CMD

     PR Watch

  CBPP
Center for Budget and Policy Priorities
  CREW
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington
  EPI
Economic Policy Institute focusing on low- and middle-income workers
  FAIR
Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting
  Federalist Society (and State Policy Network)
Right-wing outfit promoting "conservative" and libertarian viewpoints
  Future Majority
Goal: Rebuild the Democratic Party
  Mitch McConnell Calls to Cut Social Security, Medicare
  NRDC
Natural Resources Defence Council
  PFAW
People For the American Way
  Right Wing Watch
YOU SHOULD BE OUTRAGED
Corporations

 

 

  Walmart hides $76 billion in offshore tax havens
 DEFENDERS OF OUR (THEORETICAL) FREEDOMS
Defenders of freedom

 

  Public Citizen
  EFF
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Download spyware protection browser add-on Privacy Badger
  ACLU
  National Lawyers Guild

 

 

 

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