When Trump went to NATO this week, he was pressuring our allies to go from spending 2% of their GDP on defense to 4%. Take a guess what country will benefit from arms sales? You got it, the USA.
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The American public is afflicted with poor jobs, inflated health care and runaway college debt. Please Americans, come out from under the clueless self-righteous conservative right and join the patrons of democracy, freedom and understanding.
If the Democrats are ever to win and have any influence for good they have to be real the Genuine Article. The party of Clinton won the battle but lost the war. Corporate Democrats aren’t any better than Republicans.
If things are chaotic the rich can do whatever they want with less resistance. Most importantly, they are hell bent on accumulating all future income and, since Reagan, they have done a cleanup job of this endeavor.
The creed of Reaganomics is greed is good. Just tell that to the child that doesn’t see his parents anymore because of a two job work load or is going to bed hungry. Is this the so-called “Promised Land”?
Corporate America has been allowed to turn the media into a monopoly and it is past time to enforce the Sherman Antitrust Act to break up the monopolies. And I also believe we need to reenact the media regulations that Reagan stripped.
I have a friend who was in seminary and he told me one of his professors had said, ”democracies rise and fall by the morals of its people”. I believe this to be true, but why have so many Christian and Republicans sided with the cause of evil?
Revealing the secretive way that employees negotiated with beer and liquor companies to underwrite the effort
While there are more billionaires being made in China, it is now time to note and understand the condition of our fallen empire. We did not get here by accident. It was the plan and purpose of Wall Street and the banking community.
This is not heroin or cocaine; there have been literally zero deaths by way of marijuana-overdose in the history of man. It’s due time we allow marijuana to be legalized, regulated primitively, and sold accordingly.