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Last night we were treated to an epic smackdown as Jon Stewart exposed Fox “news” for being… well… Fox “news.” This time it was their vilification of the poor. On his show, Jon pointed ...
by Benthovens5th
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 08:33 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Here's a nice encapsulation of the business case justifying income inequality and the increasingly vast wealth divide : The reason for the ever growing wealth divide is quite simple but we, in our ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2015 at 03:39 PM PST with 22 Recommends
I don't know how long this information has been around, but every time I hear Republicans use the term "Job Creators" when ranting about taxes, I start grinding my molars. The budget give-away to ...
by Cin5456
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 11:06 AM PST with 2 Recommends
With Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell facing a ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Oct 26, 2014 at 11:00 AM PDT with 71 Recommends
This is a follow-up to Mark Andersen's [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/10/12/1335066/-Follow-your-passion-and-don-t-forget-to-dream diary] about career passion and dreams. Thanks for the ...
by Lucy Montrose
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Oct 13, 2014 at 11:06 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
A fetus is deserving of protection because it is a "potential person". A Honduran 12 year old is not deserving of protection because...? Well, I think I have the solution to this vexing ...
by Mark Throckmorton
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Jul 07, 2014 at 01:02 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
You might have heard of some of the following list of names: Tim Berners-Lee, Dan Bricklin, Vinton Cerf, Douglas Englebart, Dennis Ritchie, Bjarne Stroustrup, Ken Thompson Some of you have seen ...
by Thutmose V
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jun 24, 2014 at 06:49 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
There is an old Republican Truism , that apparently turns out Not be so True . And it goes something like this: If we just free the Job Creators (Corporations and Business Owners) from their '...
by jamess
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Mar 30, 2014 at 09:45 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Businessman and investor, Kevin O'Leary, mostly known for starring in Shark Tank in America and Dragon's Den in his home country of Canada, was interviewed on CNN by Erin Burnett's Out Front. This ...
by IndiePundit
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Mar 30, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Holy Moles! Is Frank Luntz out for the count? Schadenfreude, not pleasure from the misfortunes of other, but great pleasure that a horrific monster who caused a great deal of misfortune for others ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Feb 27, 2014 at 09:18 AM PST with 26 Recommends
We heard it so often -- it was enough to make a thinking person scream. 'We CAN'T do anything to frighten the "Jobs Creators," afterall they hold the future well-being of our Economy in their hands.
by jamess
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Feb 15, 2014 at 09:15 AM PST with 26 Recommends
What's all the fuss about people -- It was just a "Mini-Mistake." [...] The whole memo was "goofy," in the judgment of Slate . It was goofy . But it also revealed a paradox. In its efforts to make ...
by jamess
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 08:54 PM PST with 25 Recommends
Income inequality is not a disease, but rather a symptom of a disease. For over four decades, the United States has suffered from an atrophying of the great American middle class. The decline of ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Feb 02, 2014 at 02:00 PM PST with 54 Recommends
One of the biggest beefs I have with former President Clinton is that he oversaw the dismantling to the Glass-Steagall Act late in his term. This Consumer Protection/Bank Regualtion Law enacted ...
by jamess
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Dec 25, 2013 at 01:28 PM PST with 18 Recommends
We have all heard it again and again. That the job creators are the backbone of the U.S. economy. That the individuals on welfare or employment insurance are the takers, the leeches of society that ...
by Shawke
Comment Count 52 comments on Thu Dec 19, 2013 at 01:10 PM PST with 34 Recommends
Job Creators? How often are voters taken in by the pious slogans of conservatives about "job creators" and "makers" and "takers?" Bob Bianchini of Tulsa offers this insightful observation: By Bob ...
by ByersAware
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Nov 11, 2013 at 08:02 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Ever go to a Pizza Party, only to find there are not enough "slices" to go around? If only the hosts had order "extra large" Pies, instead of those mediums, then everyone might have gotten a slice.
by jamess
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 11:16 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
After fast-food workers took to the streets in protest of low wages, panic ensued, and Fox News immediately launched a counter-offensive by putting on a high-priced lobbyist to argue that America's ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 01:24 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light,
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jul 17, 2013 at 03:27 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I agree with Mister Reich on many things, but the topic of immigration is definitely not one of them. Robert Reich arguing for more immigrants : "The American population is aging rapidly. Forty ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 39 comments on Thu Jul 11, 2013 at 02:04 PM PDT with 5 Recommends