Category Archives: Systematic Looting and other Privatization Schemes

The Electoral Follies: A running stream of clips from my daily work battling hillarybots, trolls, and other pod people

April 26, 2016 https://pivotamerica.com/milliondollartrolls-trending-twitter-hillarys-paid-trolls-get-6-bernie-groups-removed-facebook-200000-subscribers/ HITLER, STALIN, AND ALL OTHER DICTATORS WOULD BE PROUD OF THE CENSORSHIP HERE IN AMERICA. Patrick Curl | April 25, 2016 | Bernie Sanders, Featured, Hillary Clinton | 9 Comments 9K25892203 9K Shares In a move … Continue reading

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People’s History of Stock Market Crashes: Timeline of Economically Significant Events

A People’s History of Stock Market Crashes 1946-2016: The View from Below Appendix A 1929-2016: 98 market interruptions due to negligence, misfeasance, malfeasance, malingering, fraud, theft, tax evasion, and other such avoidable tragedies. But as anyone can see, the rich … Continue reading

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Rightwing Media Report: NJ says-Trump Preaching to Shrinking White Electorate Creates Problems for GOP

The National Journal (NJ) is a right-wing publication in the old style, evoking a time when gentlemen with those not-sexy-at-all muttonchop whiskers respected and followed the rules of debate and eschewed logical errors. Back when I used to be a Republican … Continue reading

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No one cares about Joni Ernst – not even the Koch Bros.

by Olivia LaRosa, October 28,2014 Since the candidacy of Joni Ernst for the office of US Senator came to my attention, I started sampling coverage of her campaign through news media feeds. Here are the things I have learned: Joni … Continue reading

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3 ways to measure our economy that are not the GDP

We can measure the economy in different ways to improve human life and enhance human potential. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures government services only by the dollars spent, but not by the dollars earned by our investments in our … Continue reading

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Canada and USA in ginormous fight over oil

This is a Really Big Show, friends. The conservative Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, threw down the gauntlet at Obama’s feet by approving the construction of a pipeline to run from Alberta to the Pacific Coast at Kitimat through … Continue reading

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Protected: Another boring day of research into dirty automobile industry involves driving new Stingray

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AT&T will honor net neutrality for three years if regulators let it buy DirecTV

My Comment: Gee, remember back in 1984 or so, we broke up the AT&T monster into a bunch of little Baby Bells? It’s like they all metastasized, and are returning to eat us alive. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/05/18/att-will-honor-net-neutrality-for-three-years-if-regulators-let-it-buy-directv/?wpisrc=nl_pulse

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what the media doesn’t want you to know about machine politics

Everyone has heard the term “machine politics” but have maybe a vague understanding that it happened in the late 19th century in Chicago and the machine was Democratic. Actually, the truth is that machine politics is the definition of political … Continue reading

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The Appalling Stance of Rand Paul

New York Times December 11, 2013 The Appalling Stance of Rand Paul By CHARLES M. BLOW I don’t put much past politicians. I stay prepared for the worst. But occasionally someone says something so insensitive that it catches me flat-footed. … Continue reading

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