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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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"CLASS ENVY"

Posted by on Thursday, January 12, 2012,
If the video clip below doesn't illustrate just how out of touch Mitt Romney is with the anger and everyday struggles of middle class Americans and the working poor, I don't know what would. TheTwoHundredMillionDollarMan aka MrOnePercent just doesn't get it. 

The fact is, that the 1% profited off of the global financial collapse and recession brought on by their own irresponsibility-- with the help of the deregulation championed by the Republicans over the last thirty years-- handsomely.  In ...
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TELL CONGRESS: VOTE NO on Deregulation!

Posted by on Wednesday, November 30, 2011,


Massive corporations hate being held accountable when their recklessness and greed hurt our economy, our environment and people in our communities — and they’re spending millions on lobbyists and campaign contributions to put their priorities on top.

So instead of policies that would actually help put Americans back to work, Congress this week is focusing on what the corporate lobbyists want: deregulation. The House of Representatives is set to vote later this week on bills that would sabo...
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A GLOBAL FINANCIAL TSUNAMI

Posted by on Friday, October 7, 2011,
The following video is the second of a four-part investigation of the financial Meltdown. Part 2 examines how an epidemic of fear caused banks to stop lending, triggered protests and led to industrial action. (Part 1, MELTDOWN: The Men Who Crashed the World, is posted in an earlier blog entry on this site.)





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