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The Koch Brothers, Ron and Rand Paul, and the John Birch Society

The Koch Brothers, Ron and Rand Paul, and the John Birch Society

Patriotic Americans should know the connection running through the?far right wing Koch Brothers, Ron and Rand Paul, and the John Birch Society?(JBS). But first, here are some facts about the John Birch Society, its history, and the ideology that it promotes. The JBS was founded in 1958 by Robert Welch, a Massachusetts Republican Party official, […]

Glenn Beck: Defund The GOP, Don’t Let The Stupid Breed

Glenn Beck: Defund The GOP, Don’t Let The Stupid Breed

You’d think Glenn Beck would be happy. Led by Ted Cruz, House Republicans refused to pass a clean appropriations bill, and now the government is shut down. Government workers are not being paid. Useless offices like the National Parks Service which operates pointless memorials to people like the World War II fighters are closed. But […]

The World Blames The Republicans For US Government Shutdown And Subsequent Global Issues

The World Blames The Republicans For US Government Shutdown And Subsequent Global Issues

TOKYO -?The Tea Party-led shutdown of the US government has made its effects felt far beyond Washington and even American borders with voices around the world wondering how so few people can do so much damage. In a round table meeting in Tokyo on Friday evening, a group of 14 foreign residents of Japan gathered […]

Rep. Marsha Blackburn Cheers Over Government Shutdown

Rep. Marsha Blackburn Cheers Over Government Shutdown

The black-hearted dragon named Blackburn has once again reared her foul ugly head, but instead of breathing fire, she has again spewed her lies to the town peasants she controls. After insisting only the day before that House Republicans had no intention of shutting down the government, Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) appeared on Fox News […]

The 21 Things The GOP Wants In Exchange For Not Shutting Us Down

The 21 Things The GOP Wants In Exchange For Not Shutting Us Down

  Just in case you thought the GOP was really trying to do what they can to keep our government from shutting down… Just in case you thought they suck but that their ideological principles — though delusional — are what’s driving them… Just in case you thought that they really do care about “the […]

Larry Summers Fears Elizabeth Warren And Janet Yellen, Withdraws From Fed Chairman Race

Larry Summers Fears Elizabeth Warren And Janet Yellen, Withdraws From Fed Chairman Race

On Sunday, September 15, 2013 Larry Summers withdrew his name as a candidate for the Chairmanship of the Fed. ?His stepping down, due mostly to four Democratic Senators on the Senate Banking Committee who would have to approve the nominee saying publicly they would not vote for him. The Senators who blocked the nomination were […]

CEO’s of Big Banks Finally Begin To Fear The Power Of Their Customers

CEO’s of Big Banks Finally Begin To Fear The Power Of Their Customers

Big banks have transformed into our primary domestic currency terrorists. ?One third?of the nation’s wealthiest CEO’s have released their heat seeking gambling missiles out to sea with our tax dollars on a one way trip. Every time Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, and the like play Russian Roulette ?with our currency and require a […]

One Small Woman Will Bring Down The Evilest Man In America

One Small Woman Will Bring Down The Evilest Man In America

Larry Summers is a famous, esteemed man who has had a finger in many pies over the past two decades, including several stints in the US government under multiple administrations both Democrat and Republican. He has served at Harvard, on the boards of multi-national corporations and within large financial firms. This time Lawrence H. “Larry” […]

Better Dead Than TED – Chinese Capitalist Tries To Sell One Party System To America

Better Dead Than TED – Chinese Capitalist Tries To Sell One Party System To America

It seems that the highly popular TED Talk series has now become something of an Amway meeting of the minds, and one Eric Li is selling us his Chinese version of laundry soap.

Mortgage Loans Or Student Loans? How Sallie Mae Is Using Taxpayer Money To Prey Off Of the Nation’s Most Economically Vulnerable

Mortgage Loans Or Student Loans?  How Sallie Mae Is Using Taxpayer Money To Prey Off Of the Nation’s Most Economically Vulnerable

Early last week, Sen. Warren sent a letter to the acting director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), Ed DeMarco requesting information on Sallie Mae’s misuse of a line of credit it receives from the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB).

Governor Perry To Unemployed Texans: Prove You’re Not A Drug User

Governor Perry To Unemployed Texans: Prove You’re Not A Drug User

Unemployment recipients already face a mountain of worries. Besides overcoming the trauma of having lost their jobs, many of them struggle to make rent or mortgage payments, keep the lights on and feed their families. Now Texas Governor Rick Perry has added insult to injury by requiring that they pass a drug test before collecting […]

New Hampshire Lawmaker Suggests Eugenics To Solve Mental Health Funding Problems

If funding for mental health were up to a New Hampshire state representative, it would be all but eliminated. It’s not that he necessarily believes in less government. The fact is he believes in ‘thinning the herd’ via eugenics. The 91 year-old New Hampshire lawmaker, Martin Hardy, believes that the world is overpopulated, and that […]

Bobby Jindal, A Brilliant Scholar But A Confused Politician

Bobby Jindal, A Brilliant Scholar But A Confused Politician

On Friday, Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana?published?an opinion column on CNN.com. The piece is a typically vacuous screed against some of the great forces of evil in American life: Obama, Big Government, and debt. Jindal obviously phoned it in, assuming he didn’t just have some intern type it up in twenty minutes.

The United States of Koch: How The Koch Family Bought Our Democracy

  There are many conspiracy theories out there. It seems that there’s a conspiracy theory for every tragedy this country experiences, and even some for ones that are only in the minds of the conspiracists. A vast majority of them are centered around the belief that the government has a grand scheme to control the […]

Corporate welfare; A solution or yet another tax break for the financial elite?

Abusive corporations are burglarizing millions of dollars from our paychecks in every state in America. Currently there is a corporate tax loophole so large you could fit 10 sperm whales through it. There is money sneaking out of every tax payer’s paycheck disguised in the form of ?welfare,” corporate welfare that is. Now, when you […]