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Plutocracy has replaced democracy

Stop what you’re doing and read this entire speech by Bill Moyers. Moyers describes how government has been subverted to a single cause: Making the rich richer. Some excerpts: from 1950 through 1980, the share of all income in America going to everyone but the rich increased from 64 percent to 65 percent. Because the […]

Beating the drums of class warfare

McCain and Palin have recently added a new smear to their regular roster of attacks on Obama. They say that Obama is a socialist because he wants to “spread the wealth” and would seek to do that through small changes in our tax code. Devastating! First a little background. Our Republican led government has just […]