Archive for January 19th, 2013

If there was ever a reason why we should believe that President Obama is a corporate drone that represents a faction of the 1 percent, just look at the figures below. That tells us all we need to know about the man. The vast majority of Americans wanted those tax cuts to expire on those people with incomes above $250,000. As usual, Obama couldn’t pull the trigger.

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The Reagan tax cuts gave the already rich even more money to grease the wheels of politics in their favor. Ditto for the Bush tax cuts. Thank God some of those tax cuts are gone, but less than 50 percent are. Free trade treaties, privatization scams, deregulation, a bloated military, the Federal Reserve; all of these are destroying the middle because they are used to redistribute income from the 99 to the 1 percent.

That money funds the creation of lies and misinformation from such organizations as the Fox Propaganda Network, the Tea Party, the Heritage Foundation, the Oregonian News Paper, the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, the New York Post, and many more.

Corrupt politicians, such as Wall Street Senator Ron Wyden, and their income redistribution scams are the reason why our schools are overcrowded and in disrepair, our roads and bridges are falling apart and so much more.

Nowadays, 1 percent of the population receive over 30 percent of US income, up from 8 percent thirty-two years ago.

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We Need a New Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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