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In a general election, this is the club the right would use against Bernie. All his ideas are sound and would appeal, by themselves, to the majority of Americans. But, if 2014 taught us anything, ...
by offtherack007
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 07:10 AM PST with 4 Recommends
What drives a young couple to embrace reactionary violence against innocents? Tragedy does. This piece from Mother Jones is a must read. I have not seen a dentists in 14 years. I take good care ...
by New Minas
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Jun 09, 2014 at 02:29 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Still think that we have a liberal media? Of course not! You have a better understanding of United States political structures than 95% of the U.S. population. You have internet access and a ...
by New Minas
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Apr 18, 2014 at 09:37 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Originally posted (with minor alterations) on Views on Brews . For decades now we have been going down the road of deregulation and privatization. The promise is always the same. Competition, ...
by kenwards
Comment Count 77 comments on Wed Apr 09, 2014 at 11:25 AM PDT with 79 Recommends
Koch Power is not the name of a company. It is the oligopolistic power wielded by the Koch brothers over the Minnesota retail gasoline market. On May 16, 2013, they exercised that power to raise ...
by govs
Comment Count 83 comments on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 06:38 AM PDT with 203 Recommends
As other diaries have already noted, Comcast will announce today its intent to acquire Time Warner Cable, a deal which would combine the two largest cable companies in the US. That's an anti-trust ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Feb 13, 2014 at 04:43 AM PST with 34 Recommends
(Publishing Note: Pam Martens has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce this post in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community.) [http://wallstreetonparade.com/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 10:54 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Lately I've been facing a little bit of a challenge, a dichotomy, in the fact that, on the one hand, I'm not a religious type of person (because I see it as incompatible with reason and intellect), ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 199 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 02:35 PM PST with 258 Recommends
It has been said many times that "sustainable capitalism" is an oxymoron. There are reasons why people believe this. The nature of capitalism has the need for growth built in. If there were any ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 43 comments on Sun Feb 17, 2013 at 11:00 AM PST with 23 Recommends
I borrow the word supercapitalism from Robert Reich. ( Supercapitalism: The Transformation of Business, Democracy, and Everyday Life ) It seems to be a reasonable way of calling attention to the ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 05:59 PM PST with 14 Recommends
to prevent this: From continuing we must. . .
by innereye
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Jul 02, 2010 at 02:15 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Remember how crooked accountants like Arthur Anderson helped create the Enron disaster? Well the credit rating oligopoly of the Big Three (Moody’s, Fitch and Standard & Poor’s) is ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 98 comments on Sat May 08, 2010 at 12:22 PM PDT with 349 Recommends
A Very Useful Introduction to the Wonderful World of Monopolies Including Most Illustrative Examples and Pootie Pictures by D.B.H., Dauphin Anno ...
by Dauphin
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Jan 17, 2010 at 11:19 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Every nation has its own mythology, its own legends, its own story. Often, those legends come in the form of weaponry - weapons capable of summoning the lightning, cutting rivers, and defeating evil.
by Spekkio
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Nov 13, 2009 at 11:33 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Does anybody else get the feeling that there is a new political model for the United States? I saw the initial guidelines coming from the Max Baucus Committee on health care and I couldn't help but ...
by innereye
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Sep 09, 2009 at 08:37 AM PDT with 4 Recommends