Monthly Archives: September 2011

the cost of government

September 27, 2011 Why the high cost of government? Elections to public office cost tens of millions of dollars. Companies fund candidates who create laws that facilitate their interests or halt laws that hinder them. Corporations buy elections; costs are … Continue reading

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Give me a break

September 15, 2011 Give yourself an even break Consumers will continue to lose if we let the GOP pander to banks. Republicans wanted the financial industry go bankrupt–with your life savings, but are now the banker’s dearest friends at the … Continue reading

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Hypocricy

September 8, 2011 Hypocrisy a fact of Democracy Hypocrisy is not a derogatory word when it comes to politics.  People complain that politicians don’t keep their word, but politicians make promises to many constituents with differing interests, some directly opposed.  … Continue reading

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Punish tax cheats

August 31, 2011 Punish tax cheats Tax loopholes give an unfair advantage. Demanding the wealthy pay their fair share of taxes is not punishing success; it’s punishing those that cheat to succeed. Tax cheats don’t deserve wealth paid for by … Continue reading

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Republican House of No

August 24, 2011 The Republican House of No After the worst national financial crisis in eighty years, why can’t we reform Wall Street? The Republican House of Representatives says no.  After the worst mortgage fraud catastrophe in American history, why … Continue reading

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Debt Crisis Sham

August 17, 2011 Debt Crisis Sham The national debt has no bearing on the economy. National debt is not a factor in business investment. The ratio of National Debt to Gross National Product does not affect business confidence. National debt … Continue reading

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Politics shape reality

August 11, 2011 Politics shape reality The Supreme Court is trying to make judgments on the basis of what the founding fathers meant 200 years ago, yet our constitution is not religious dogma, but a living document that breathes by … Continue reading

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