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Paul Rosenberg : American Deceptionalism

Photo by Gallo / Getty Images / Al Jazeera.American Deceptionalism Under the growing influence of the 1 per cent, American exceptionalism has become American deceptionalism. By Paul Rosenberg / Progressive America Rising / November 30, 2011 From the dawn of … finish reading Paul Rosenberg : American Deceptionalism

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Robert Sheer : Hogwash, Mr. President

State of the Union: Platitudinous hogwash? Photo by Miller / New York Daily News.State of the Union:Hogwash, Mr. President The speech was a distraction from what seriously ails us: an unabated mortgage crisis, stubbornly high unemployment, and a debt that … finish reading Robert Sheer : Hogwash, Mr. President

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Chris Hedges : Collapse of the Liberal Class

Image from Voices in Dialogue.A choreographed charade:The world liberal opportunists made The collapse of liberal institutions means those outside the circles of power are trapped, with no recourse, and this is why many Americans are turning in desperation toward idiotic … finish reading Chris Hedges : Collapse of the Liberal Class

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Pitchfork Populism : What Damage Will The Tea Baggers Do?

Photo from jkurt58 / Photobucket.What will they do to America?Right wing populism and the Tea BaggersBy Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / June 18, 2010 Maybe the great body of Tea Baggers cannot be reached, but we must answer … finish reading Pitchfork Populism : What Damage Will The Tea Baggers Do?

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Budd Saunders : Barack Obama and the Hog:Corn Ratio

Hog:corn ratio. These handsome creatures were headed to market due to high corn prices. Photo by Mark Steil / Minnesota Public Radio.No jake brakes:The Palin shriek, and the hog:corn ratio By Budd Saunders / The Rag Blog / May 16, … finish reading Budd Saunders : Barack Obama and the Hog:Corn Ratio

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Elephant Graveyard Ahead?

Political cartoon by Ralph Solonitz / The Rag Blog / March 24, 2010[Ralph Solonitz’ cartoons also appear at MadasHellClub.net]The Rag Blog

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Republicans on Health Care : The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Tweet from Roger Ebert. Image from Daily Kos.Ain’t gonna happen:Republican efforts to repeal reformBy Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / March 24, 2010 Health care reform is now law, and in a few more days the reconciliation bill will … finish reading Republicans on Health Care : The Gift That Keeps on Giving

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Perfect Storm Coming? : GOP Winning With Message Control

Image from The Situationist.Democrats facing perfect political storm?GOP raises misinformation to an art formBy Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / February 22, 2010 As E.J. Dionne writes, Barack Obama, Democrats, and liberals are losing now. Big time! The Democrats … finish reading Perfect Storm Coming? : GOP Winning With Message Control

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Congress : Health Care on Life Support

Cartoon by Matson / St. Louis Post-Dispatch / The Moderate Voice.Good riddance to Senate bill;Some encouraging words from the PresidentBy Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / February 8, 2010 The word emanating from Washington regarding health care … finish reading Congress : Health Care on Life Support

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State of the Union : What Obama Must Do

Obama’s State of the Union must address: Creating jobs Reducing the deficit Re-regulating the banks By Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / January 25, 2010 People are enraged by the bonuses the banks are handing out, and many think … finish reading State of the Union : What Obama Must Do

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Roger Baker : Is America Already a Failed State?

Is America already a failed state?No public trust for a dysfunctional system The main obstacle to progress is a corporate dominated political system that resists favoring broad long range public benefits over the short term profits of the few. By … finish reading Roger Baker : Is America Already a Failed State?

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Supremes Make it Official : Corporations Rule!

High court ruling on campaign finance:The corporation as supreme being By Glenn W. Smith / The Rag Blog / January 21, 2010 If you had any doubt about the corruption that has infected the very bloodstream of American politics, look … finish reading Supremes Make it Official : Corporations Rule!

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