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Why We Are Losing The American Dream

Posted by on Friday, October 3, 2014,
Republican policies do not work. We have tried them every which way and they fail each time. They didn’t work just before the Great Depression. They didn't work under the Bush administration which caused the Great Recession. They are failing in  states with Republican governers such as Georgia, Kansas, Maine, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and New Jersey who have slashed taxes for the wealthy and corporations and are now in deep financial trouble. The problem isn't that these governors failed to i...

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I See Pitchforks

Posted by on Sunday, June 29, 2014,
This is a MUST Read from a .01%er.


"At the same time that people like you and me are thriving beyond the dreams of any plutocrats in history, the rest of the country—the 99.99 percent—is lagging far behind. The divide between the haves and have-nots is getting worse really, really fast...The problem is that inequality is at historically high levels and getting worse every day. Our country is rapidly becoming less a capitalist society and more a feudal society. Unless our policies change d...
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Once Upon a Time...This was a Prosperous Nation

Posted by on Saturday, August 10, 2013,



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A Fair and Progressive Deficit Reduction Plan

Posted by on Thursday, March 14, 2013,
Move your mouse to scroll through this interactive collage. Click on the hotspots (+) for more information and multimedia. 






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The Truth About Wealth Re-Distribution and Taxes

Posted by on Tuesday, March 5, 2013,
The shill politicians that represent the Republican Party today are nothing more than hollow puppets for groups like the Koch Brothers American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), Grover Norquist’s group Americans For Prosperity and others that facilitate a movement of wealth. While those on the far right accuse Obama and Democrats of being socialists and wanting income re-distribution, it has already occurred. Some of us have tried to illustrate how the wealth in the United States has bee...
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A Message to Congress Regarding "Entitlements"

Posted by on Saturday, January 5, 2013,
Not surprisingly, when it comes to deficit reduction and spending, the only thing the GOP mentions cutting is "entitlements"-- benefits that Americans have EARNED and have kept our elderly from sinking into the despair of poverty. Yes, health care costs are rising out of control but that is due to the for-profit factor. Republicans have long wanted to do dismantle Medicare (and Social Security) to turn it over to feed the voracious and damaging appetite of Wall St. However, neither SS no...
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Tax The Rich: An Animated Real-Life Fairy Tale

Posted by on Wednesday, December 5, 2012,




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Republican, Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Endorses Obama

Posted by on Thursday, October 25, 2012,




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Welcome to RomneyWorld: Exhitbit A

Posted by on Saturday, October 20, 2012,




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Romney's Agenda is Revealed in the GOP Congress

Posted by on Thursday, October 18, 2012,
If you want to understand Romney's game plan, just look at what Republicans have been doing in Congress.


It was tempting to dismiss Mitt Romney's hard-right turn during the GOP primaries as calculated pandering. In the general election – as one of his top advisers famously suggested – Romney would simply shake the old Etch A Sketch and recast himself as the centrist who governed Massachusetts. But with the selection of vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan, the shape-shifting Romney has lock...

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Happening Now: Romney's Bain Selling Out Americans Jobs to China

Posted by on Sunday, October 14, 2012,




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Republican VP Nominee Paul Ryan Argues FOR Stimulus Spending

Posted by on Sunday, August 19, 2012,
Long before he became one of the right’s most vocal critics of the idea that government spending could help boost the flagging economy, Mitt Romney's choice for his Republican Presidential running mate, Representative Paul Ryan offered a forceful, full-throated defense of stimulus spending — when then-President George W. Bush wanted it in 2002.

Ryan has denounced the 2009 Recovery Act signed by President Obama as “a wasteful spending spree” and “failed neo-Keynesian experiment,” an...
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Bain Damage

Posted by on Friday, July 20, 2012,


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Mitt Romney: Poster Boy for Obama

Posted by on Wednesday, July 18, 2012,

One of the major narratives that Barack Obama has been running on ever since he began his political career, is changing the tax code. "Right now, we have a tax code that gives incentives for companies to move offshore. Instead, we must have a tax code that rewards companies that are doing the right thing", proclaimed Obama in June 2004.

Running for president in May 2008, he told CNN's Wolf Blitzer, "We have seen a lack of shared prosperity. So, you've got CEOs making more in a day than ordina...
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Republicans vs Romney's Record

Posted by on Tuesday, July 17, 2012,



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35 Excellent Questions for Mitt Romney

Posted by on Tuesday, July 17, 2012,
TJ Walker, of Forbes, posed 35 questions that Mitt Romney needs to answer relating to his involvement with Bain Capital, his sole claim to fame as a job creator.

Mitt Romney insists that he is not responsible for any of the decisions made by Bain after February 1999. In particular, those decisions that led to bankruptcy
, shut down factories, dumped workers' pensions on the backs of tax payers and outsourced thousands of jobs overseas, while Bain and Romney walked away with hundreds of million...
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How The Middle Class Got Screwed

Posted by on Saturday, July 7, 2012,
Watch this explanation about happened to the American Middle Class...and why the American Dream has slipped so far out of reach for many families, and what we can do about it.  To learn more, visit RebuildTheDream.com





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The Private Sector Under Obama

Posted by on Sunday, June 10, 2012,
Democrats saved the Private Sector when it was collapsing and it has returned to—and exceeded—2008 levels of employment.

Republicans have been true to their word and are drowning Public Sector workers in the bathtub of their policies at the expense of our overall economic and job recovery.

The country cannot enjoy a robust economy if the predominance of the nation's wealth is being hoarded in bank accounts by the Private Sector and not put back into circulation into the economy that allowed...
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The Abandonment of the Middle Class...

Posted by on Saturday, June 9, 2012,
Party of the Rich
The nation is still recovering from a crushing recession that sent unemployment hovering above nine percent for two straight years. The president, mindful of soaring deficits, is pushing bold action to shore up the nation's balance sheet. Cloaking himself in the language of class warfare, he calls on a hostile Congress to end wasteful tax breaks for the rich.

"We're going to close the unproductive tax loopholes that allow some of the truly wealthy to avoid paying their fair share," h...
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How Did Mitt Romney Make His Millions?

Posted by on Friday, June 8, 2012,
Mitt Romney likes to tout his business experience as a valuable asset that he could use in the Executive Office to get this economy "going again". The questions you must ask yourself are, "going where, going for whom, and is Romney's brand of expertise the kind of business experience that is going to help all Americans?"

Learn more about Venture Capitalism in this short video below and decide for yourself:





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Republicans on Romney Economics

Posted by on Saturday, June 2, 2012,
By the time Mitt Romney left office as Governor of Massachusetts, the state had the highest state deficit (debt per person) of any state in the nation, and ranked 47th in job creation. Does anyone really believe he would do better as President?




Romney's Massachusetts Record: The Truth






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THE TRUTH ABOUT OBAMA's JOBS RECORD

Posted by on Sunday, February 5, 2012,
The chart below tracks job growth under President Obama. Use your cursor by hovering over the circles on the chart  to see each action that President Obama undertook that led directly to job creation in the private sector  Hover beneath the vertical bars to see exactly how many jobs were added when.  Obviously, we still have a long way to go, but the fact remains that Obama's initiatives have created an environment that is conducive to successful job growth.



On Friday, the new monthly jobs nu...
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ANTI-MITTER: How to Choose Gingrich as the GOP Nominee

Posted by on Friday, December 30, 2011,
Little Suzie Newsykins is learning all about picking the Republican nominee for president. She'll take you through the process of choosing Newt Gingrich as the GOP star!





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CHARISMATIC LEADER SUPPORTS Occupy Movement

Posted by on Thursday, November 10, 2011,
See who's on board with the Occupy Wall Street protests! He's a charismatic, revolutionary leader who is hated by the banks and Republicans.




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OCCUPY WALL ST: Too Big to Ignore

Posted by on Saturday, October 15, 2011,










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SAVING THE AMERICAN DREAM

Posted by on Wednesday, October 5, 2011,
Below are the key points of the "Contract for the American Dream" created from the ideas of over 125,000 Americans who gathered online and in their communities. Who better to present those ideas than the people whose future depends on them?

Critical Steps to Get Our Economy Back on Track

1.  Invest in America's Infrastructure
2.  Create 21st Century Energy Jobs
3.  Invest in Public Education
4.  Offer Medicare for All
5.  Make Work Pay
6.  Secure Social Security
7.  Return to Fairer Tax Rates
8.  End ...
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