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If Greed Is Good, What in Hell Can Evil Be?

How would you say “we’re all screwed!” in Greek? I’m no linguist, but it seems we’ll learn soon enough, though it may well be too late.   +++++++++++++++++   We Are All Greeks Now Truthdig * Monday, July 13, 2015 … Continue reading

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Class Will Tell

“One function of the income gap is that the people at the top of the heap have a hard time even seeing those at the bottom. They practically need a telescope. The pharaohs of ancient Egypt probably didn’t waste a … Continue reading

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Turn It Up

“Are you going to come quietly, or do I have to use earplugs?” –Spike Milligan I’m shocked. When did the United States declare war on the people of Detroit? How did I miss that! Shouldn’t we all be shocked? Our … Continue reading

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They’re Coming for Detroit …We’ll All Be Next

“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” –Elie Wiesel Finally, some solidarity for the Motor City. Hope it won’t be too little too late, … Continue reading

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There’s No Robin Hood – But We Sure Have Robber Barons

“Experience declares that man is the only animal which devours its own kind, for I can apply no milder term to … the general prey of the rich on the poor.” –Thomas Jefferson “He mocks the people, who proposes that … Continue reading

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Private Gain = Public Loss

I keep trying to come up with a snappy paraphrase (or perversion) of Winston Churchill’s line in praise of the RAF’s defense of England during the Blitz, “Never have so many owed so much to so few.” I want to … Continue reading

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Killing the Messengers … and Their Union

Crooks and Liars Tuesday August 16, 2011 04:00 pm The Plot to Kill the Post Office…And Its Union Contracts By Kenneth Quinnell NALC President Fredric Rolando testifies before Congress (beginning at minute 40). Recently, a number of proposals have been … Continue reading

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