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It's hard work to make it on a Million dollars these days. $1,000,000.00 doesn't go as far as it used to , you know. They have it rough, what with having to choose between so many Tax Avoidance ...
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Jan 15, 2015 at 06:57 PM PST with 9 Recommends
As I look ahead to this coming year, a number of thoughts come to mind. First and foremost, against an enormous amount of corporate media noise and distraction, it is imperative that we not lose ...
by Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 74 comments on Tue Dec 30, 2014 at 09:15 AM PST with 200 Recommends
Everyone except corporations and the politicians they own seem to realize we need corporate tax reform. To that end, the Institute for Policy Studies and the Center for Effective ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Nov 18, 2014 at 10:03 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from Senator Al Franken (D. MN): Bermuda. Ireland. The Cayman ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Sep 10, 2014 at 09:19 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
As inequalities increase in America over the next couple of decades, life for some will become bleak. Income inequality is just one aspect of the fight for inequality for all. It extends into ...
by GerryMyers
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Sep 08, 2014 at 01:46 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
This diary explores the reasons We the People enacted laws allowing corporations to exist in the first place.
by davej
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Aug 06, 2014 at 10:39 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
So the king job poacher came rolling into Illinois: http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20140708/BLOGS02/140709887/texas-gov-perry-back-in-town-on-a-raiding-mission#
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 07:39 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Oh. My. God: http://politics.suntimes.com/article/springfield/rauner-cut-tax-bill-using-strategy-now-under-irs-scrutiny/wed-07022014-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jul 03, 2014 at 01:14 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Preach it Liz! http://wfpl.org/post/elizabeth-warren-alison-lundergan-grimes-will-be-fighter-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jun 30, 2014 at 10:36 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
PPP hasn't published the poll results on their website yet but it was leaked to both Alison Lundergan Grimes' (D. KY) campaign and to the Huffington Post and here's some very good news to report: ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 68 comments on Thu Jun 26, 2014 at 07:56 AM PDT with 88 Recommends
The Pennsylvania Democratic Party has a new video out that highlights Governor Tom Corbett's (R. PA) reckless history on budgets and financial stability: This ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 11:00 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Republicans are AGAINST ... the Minimum Wage . Not just against Raising the Minimum Wage -- but they are against the actual IDEA of the Minimum Wage, itself. Simply incredible . Incredible faith ...
by jamess
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Dec 07, 2013 at 01:41 PM PST with 24 Recommends
Is it Socialism when ... "we see McDonald's advising workers to apply for food stamps" ... ? Is it Socialism when ... "low wages leave Wal-Mart workers unable to afford the necessities of life,
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Dec 05, 2013 at 06:39 PM PST with 26 Recommends
“Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity and happiness of the people; and not for the profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or ...
by westladem
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Sep 16, 2013 at 07:13 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
All the bloggers and writers of op-ed pieces in newspapers these days are saying what everyone else is saying (and already knows)....high and long-term unemployment for the past 5 years, crappy jobs,
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Aug 06, 2013 at 02:52 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
It's pretty common knowledge that CNBC is a very pro-business cable TV show, excluding the fact that they also air the show "American Greed". In some ways it's odd, as their sister station (MSNBC) ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jun 15, 2013 at 05:27 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
The Huffington Post reports that the Center for American Progress ("a pillar of the Democratic establishment in Washington") is walking away from negotiations aimed at reaching a grand bargain in ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 04:21 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
These are both videos from my new PA politics Internet newscast, Counterpoint PA. In the Worst Pennsylvanians of the Week, a PA Supreme Court Justice who was convicted of using state-paid court ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Jun 05, 2013 at 07:14 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
BUT it's probably not the one you've been conditioned to first think of. No these 'Welfare Recipients' are very careful to use the language of "economic growth" to disguise their Government ...
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 09:21 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
If you were taking home a $520 paycheck every week and invested $1 a week for a lottery ticket, wouldn't you feel very fortunate if one day you eventually hit the jackpot for $13 million? Wouldn't ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 03:28 PM PDT with 18 Recommends