24 May 2011

Greece is being forced to sell off its state owned companies–so the rich hope

Greece is being sold to the highest bidder–the rich hope. George Papakonstantinou, Greece’s finance minister, has announced the sale of stakes in five state-owned Greek enterprises as part of efforts to reduce the country’s budget deficit. Following weeks of pressure from its eurozone partners [ie. the rich of Europe]  to

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24 May 2011

MICHIGAN: Republicans are taking baby steps toward school vouchers

Chicago Tribune reported late yesterday that Michigan school districts are scrambling to figure out what steps they have to take to lessen deep cuts coming in next fall’s education funding. Districts face cuts of $470 per student, but they could shrink that by $100 if they meet several conditions still being

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23 May 2011

As most taxpayers of the US and Europe languish in poverty, millions are being spent for the rich to discuss it.

Royal Barriere -Deauville, France Just a few thoughts on the irony of the upcoming G8 meeting in the Normandy seaside resort of Deauville, France . . . I read this afternoon in Radio France Internationale that France is to mobilise over 12,252 police, gendarmes and troops as the leaders of the eight

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23 May 2011

HONDURAS: The ultimate in US State Department Hypocrisy

CNN reports this morning that the illegal coup in Honduras has now granted permission for Zelaya’s return. The de facto government that replaced Zelaya was eventually replaced by the elected government of Lobo. But because the election happened under the rule of the de facto forces, some countries have not

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22 May 2011

The rich continue their assault in Greece: No debt restructuring

The rich are not our Messiah. They don’t give a damn about the majority. People like David ‘Krotch’ and others have so much money that they are beyond acquiring money as a means to an end. For these people money and power are the end. I hope that the majority

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22 May 2011

Propaganda Alert: Obama is NOT the single largest recipient of BP Cash

FACT: Total contributions from BP amounts to less than .01 percent of Obama’s total campaign contributions. Interesting.  It was a year ago almost to the day during the heat of the BP spill that the right wing and corporate-run media started the rumor that Obama is “the single largest recipient

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21 May 2011

Plan of Action for Running as a Grass Roots Candidate in 2012

GET STARTED NOW! I believe that by following these steps that candidates have a good chance for growing a winning campaign.  These are the basic elements. STEP ONE:  Choose your party (or decide to stand as an independent) If you’ve been thinking about running for office, at least find out about

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21 May 2011

Challenge All Political Cliches and Myths

The rise of class and labor struggle throughout the United States began in the 19th century with the rise and dominance of the ‘Robber Baron’ industrialists like J.P. Morgan and John D. Rockefeller.  The illustration above is from the 19th century.  In the upper left corner is an illustration depicting

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21 May 2011

Harold Camping as Antihero

Anti-Hero: an antihero is generally considered to be a protagonist whose character is at least in some regards conspicuously contrary to that of the archetypal hero, and is in some instances its antithesis. I nominate Harold Camping for an antihero award for the following reasons: Most of us will not

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20 May 2011

70% of Americans are interested in creating a third party

The American people are beginning to realize that there is little difference between the Corporate Centrist Democrats and the Tea Party/Republicans. The following poll I have been running since March. It does not have enough participant to be statistically significant yet. However the profile has been the same since day

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