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Ted McLaughlin : It’s Everyone’s Fight

Typical 99% parasite. Image from Jobsanger. CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE It’s everyone’s fight ‘The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and for government to gain ground.’ — Thomas Jefferson By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog/ … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : It’s Everyone’s Fight

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Ted McLaughlin : Congressional Insider Trading is a Crime! Or Should Be…

Image from Dallas News.There oughta be a law:Stop Congressional ‘insider trading’ By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog/ November 26, 2001 Last week it was revealed that members of Congress regularly do something that, if done by other Americans, would … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Congressional Insider Trading is a Crime! Or Should Be…

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Ted McLaughlin : Playing the Debt Blame Game

Chart from brillig.com.With forgetful elephants…Playing the debt blame game By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / November 20, 2011 The Treasury Department admitted this week that the national debt of this country has, for the first time, topped $15 … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Playing the Debt Blame Game

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Ted McLaughlin : The Occupy Movement is Changing the Conversation

It’s changing the conversation:The wealth gap and the Occupy MovementBy Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / October 31, 2011 The image above brings home a very disturbing fact about the United States — the vast inequality of wealth and … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : The Occupy Movement is Changing the Conversation

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Ted McLaughlin : Media Won’t Report the Real Wall Street Story

Members of the Occupy Wall Street media organization produced bails of newspapers chronicling the past three weeks of protests. Photo by John Minchillo / AP / Christian Science Monitor.Occupy Wall Street:The media won’t report the real story By Ted McLaughlin … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Media Won’t Report the Real Wall Street Story

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Ted McLaughlin : Trickle-Down Depression

Trickle-down depression:Productivity gains are no longer shared By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / September 12, 2011 From the end of World War II through 1979 the gains in productivity in the United States were shared between workers and … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Trickle-Down Depression

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Ted McLaughlin : The ‘Free Market’ Myth and the Suicide of Capitalism

Political cartoon by Carol Simpson / Cartoon Work. The ‘free market’ myth and the suicide of the capitalist system In a capitalist society such as ours the wealth will be redistributed to the richest people unless there are some regulations … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : The ‘Free Market’ Myth and the Suicide of Capitalism

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Ted McLaughlin : Electoral College? Sis Boom Bah.

Electoral College map. Image from Wikimedia Commons.A level playing field? The Electoral College and the popular vote By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / August 17, 2011 For the last 60 years or more a majority of Americans have … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Electoral College? Sis Boom Bah.

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Ted McLaughlin : Unemployment News is Nothing to Celebrate

No celebration here. Image from the Atlanta Post. The new unemployment numbers are nothing to get excited about By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / August 8, 2011 The U.S. Labor Department released its unemployment figures for the month … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Unemployment News is Nothing to Celebrate

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Ted McLaughlin : The Military ‘Entitlement’

Political cartoon by Steve Sack / StarTribune.Elephant in the room:The defense budget ‘entitlement’ By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / July 11, 2011 There is little doubt that the American economy is in the dumps right now. Bush used … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : The Military ‘Entitlement’

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Ted McLaughlin : We’re Killing Off Our Oceans

Coral reefs are subject to “multiple stressors” that could destroy many within a human generation. Image from IPSO / BBC.Multiple factors at work:Killing off the oceans By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / June 21, 2011 There has been … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : We’re Killing Off Our Oceans

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Ted McLaughlin : The Death of Juvenile Justice in Texas

Photo by Robert Essel / Corbis.It’s a crime:The death of juvenile justice in Texas By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / June 5, 2011 Juvenile Justice in the state of Texas has been on a wild ride for the … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : The Death of Juvenile Justice in Texas

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