The Sanders Revolution

The world is changing  again. Instead of a 40-something running for President, we have two 60 or 70-somethings. Maybe it takes that long to...

Paul Ryan’s Yellow Brick Road to Oblivion

In this country we have some of the finest economists in the world. Many of them, including Ben Bernanke, Alan Greenspan, Lawrence Summers and...

A Tariff Policy to Create Jobs

We need exports and imports. We need jobs. And we need more jobs than can be provided by exports. In other words,at a very...

Say “No” to Tax Cuts for the Rich

by Joseph O'ShughnessyCall your Senator as soon as you have finished reading this, or before, if possible, and urge him or her...under pain of...

To Find a Job, Fire a Republican

---------------------------------------------------------------------------Remember the goal: 220-60-1 for 2012. Two-hundred and twenty Democratic House Members, Sixty solid Liberal Democratic Senators and a Democratic President. This is the...

American Stagnation

America has never been richer. Private assets amount to over $80 trillion, more than four times the national debt and the GDP. Yet the...

Neocon Republicans and the Super-Rich

Now that the Neocon Republicans have shown us their colors in the bright light of day….no tax cuts for the lower 98% of Americans...

Donald Trump Is No Populist.

by Joseph D. O'ShaughnessyI normally don't sign what we all call posts. I don't even refer to them as "posts." Rather, I call them...

Truth and Consequences

From time to time we may begin to drop in a little digest of Right Wing lies and other assorted items you may be...

A Presidential Commission–To Cut Your Benefits

"Houston, we have a problem....""We're out of money."Our fiscal problems have at last reached emergency status. The Republicans, yes, the Republicans--in a purely...

The Greatest Robbery in the History of the World

In 2008, the top income earners in this country and major corporations and the Republican Party and Wall Street completed the greatest theft of...

Romney Lies about the President

There is a point beyond which credulity will not go. You can lie to some of the people, as Lincoln said, all of the...

Why Tax Cuts for the Rich? Because They Think They Can.

If you think that we need a reduction in taxes from the Bush-Cheney 2001 and 2003 tax cuts, you need to get the facts....

The High Cost of Neo-Fascism

At the very outset, let’s restate our definition of Neo-Fascism. Even if you do not agree with our definition of the current Republican Party...

Romney, Taxes, Deficits and Disaster

Mitt Romney wants to be President. In order to become President, he must persuade the American people that he has a better plan for...