Category Archives: democracy

Mitch McConnell Flip Flop

Not so long ago Senetor Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) agrued we need to embrace public disclosure of campaign contributions so that “voters can judge for themselves what is appropriate.” However, just last week McConnell turned his back on his 1987 … Continue reading

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The Modern Feudal System: A Vicious Cycle

You owe $130,471 of the national debt, and counting. Every American taxpayer does. The top 20% of Americans own more than 80% of all assets in the country. And many of them pay only a 15% tax rate. General Electric, … Continue reading

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A Lame-Duck Leadership

There is a buzzing sound coming from my television. It is the sound of hundreds of pundits chattering over thousands of recorded sound-bytes. Over the last several weeks, the United States has been in uproar over the indecision in Washington. … Continue reading

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Americans Show Pessimisim with Economy, Politicians keep Shuffling

According to Reuters, Americans are growing more pessimistic with regard to the counntry’s economic situation. Of course they are! While those of us that have to actually work struggle to find and hold jobs and pay bills, the politicians shuffle … Continue reading

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Patriotism not allowed

Courtesy of Capital Bay News: Mike Merola erected a 20-foot flagpole in his backyard soon after he moved into his current home in March 2009. Merola, 60, a Marine from 1969 to 1977, has flown the American flag for years, … Continue reading

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Do corporations deserve freedom of speech protection?

n the U.S., corporations are recognized and treated as individuals under the law and, therefore, it would seem corporations are entitled to the same rights to free speech as individuals. Continue reading

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What is “corporacracy”?

Corporacracy—a quasi-government formed by corporations operating with minimal constitutional restraints and one goal, profits—contradicts the very ideal of democracy. Continue reading

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