Damned Liberal

Oligarchs and Corporations,
enabled by Ignorance, and Corruption,
rule the United States,
and a mentally-ill moron
occupies the White House.


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From the blog:
  Hillary Praises Bernie

HRC herself praised Bernie going around the country for her at a November 3, 2016 rally in Raleigh, NCpic.twitter.com/3lcBH4476Q— Thomas! (@Thomasurlatoile) February 17, 2019


GOP Tax “Reform” Example: Netflix Posted Biggest-Ever Profit in 2018 and Paid $0 in Income Taxes

The popular video streaming service Netflix posted its largest-ever U.S. profit in 2018­­—$845 million—on which it didn’t pay a dime in federal or state income taxes. In fact, the company reported a $22 million federal income tax rebate. After a year of speculation and spin, the public is getting its first hard look at how …


Catholic Priests & Bishops Having Sex With Nuns. Nuns Having Abortions.

Pope Francis said on Tuesday that the Roman Catholic Church had faced a persistent problem of sexual abuse of nuns by priests and even bishops, the first time he has publicly acknowledged the issue. Catholic nuns have accused clerics of sexual abuse in recent years in India, Africa, Latin America and in Italy, and a …


U.S. Government Sponsorship of Overthrowing Venezuela’s Government

It’s about the oil.


The Death of Newspapers

This thread at Twitter offers an excellent explanation of what’s happened to the newspaper business, by Jeremy Littau, journalism professor.



#BDS

A foreign state is spying on and working to influence
U.S. citizens,and it is organized and sanctioned by
a foreign government (Israel).

"It's a psychological campaign involving spying and smears"

Watch the documentary they didn't want shown:
The Lobby - USA

Episode 1

Episode 22

Episode 3

Episode 4

The story

The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy
(John Mearshimer) (pdf)

Learn more: The Electronic Intifada
  

"Everything AIPAC does is focused on influencing Congress."

Why isn't AIPAC registered
as a foreign lobbyist?


"Greed-dominated capitalism" afflicts the U.S.
So does voter ignorance and stupidity:



The duopoly is one of the most destructive forces in the U.S.
Vote third party - give the duopoly a well-deserved death.

Recommended:

Dispelling the myth that "Nader cost Gore
the 2000 election"

Plutocrats want to turn public schools into
private schools and enrich themselves
at our children's expense
.

Neoliberal Fascism and the Twilight of the Social
(Henry Giroux)

State Policy Network (right wing group):
[Their] "agenda includes opposing President Obama’s health-care program and climate-change regulations, reducing union protections and minimum wages, cutting taxes and business regulations, tightening voting restrictions, and privatizing education."
(Jane Mayer, The New Yorker)



Donald Trump and the Republicans Work Every Day to
Destroy Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid

(while doing all they can to serve banks, corporations, and the oligarchs)



It's the law:
"participation in rituals of national loyalty cannot be compelled"



LINKS
  ALEC Exposed
(American Legislative Exchange Council) Secretive outfit that brings together corporations and state politicians (largely Republicans) to write corporate-friendly laws
  American Oversight
Keeping an eye on the Trumps and their fellow crooks
  Brennan Center for Justice
At NYU School of Law - defending democracy and justice
 

Center for Media and Democracy

     Sourcewatch

     Exposed by CMD

     PR Watch

  CBPP
Center for Budget and Policy Priorities
  CREW
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington
  EPI
Economic Policy Institute focusing on low- and middle-income workers
  FAIR
Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting
  Federalist Society (and State Policy Network)
Right-wing outfit promoting "conservative" and libertarian viewpoints
  Future Majority
Goal: Rebuild the Democratic Party
  Mitch McConnell Calls to Cut Social Security, Medicare
  NRDC
Natural Resources Defence Council
  PFAW
People For the American Way
  Right Wing Watch
YOU SHOULD BE OUTRAGED
Corporations

 

 

  Walmart hides $76 billion in offshore tax havens
 DEFENDERS OF OUR (THEORETICAL) FREEDOMS
Defenders of freedom

 

  Public Citizen
  EFF
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Download spyware protection browser add-on Privacy Badger
  ACLU
  National Lawyers Guild

 

 

 

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