The Swamp Is Alive and Well
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Mar 24, 2017 - 5:30pm
The Swamp Is Alive and Well

Trump just got his first major defeat as the repeal of replace of Obamacare failed, even with a GOP majority house and senate.  Trump will soon come to realize the swamp creatures do not want any change and they just want to lay on a rock and sun themselves all day, moving only to feed themselves. Trump has been schooled on the fact that Washington is nothing like the C level suites.  Politicians can do nothing and still hold onto their jobs.   Like Obama, Trump will soon be faced with the reality of what Washington is all about, improving the lives of the far upper class like insurance company CEOs.  If a major bank needs a bailout everyone goes to work.  Reducing soaring insurance premiums and copays for Americans?  Please don't bother.   Trump's other initiatives-reducing taxes, cutting regulation, in…

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  • - Mar 26, 2017 - 11:54am
  • - by Cliff M.
How to fix the US Healthcare System: Buy like Walm…

When compared to other countries, many defend the US system as being the best in the world. That very well may be true, when it comes to the quality of Healthcare available. There is no doubt that places like the Mayo Clinic are leading edge, but that is only if one can afford it. And that is where …

Mar 25, 2017 - 9:16am
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Supremacy of Rothschild

Mayer Amschel Bauer, a goldsmith and loan shark in 18th century Frankfurt, Germany, is where international economic oppression begins. Bauer changed his name to Rothschild, which means “Red Shield” in German, and a red hexagram symbol decorated the entry of his business and home. We can …

Mar 20, 2017 - 2:45pm
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What Do You Know?

Unless you are a teenager or were recently educated, the answer might be, not much.  Half of what you think you know may not be true.It was a common fact when we were kids that dinosaurs were cold-blooded.  Evidence today indicates that at least the larger dinosaurs were likely…

Mar 19, 2017 - 9:37pm
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  • - Mar 25, 2017 - 10:16am
  • - by Leroy
Thank Heavens for Good sense in The Netherlands

I am so pleased that the recent elections, in The Netherlands, have put to rest the consideration, contemplation and possibility that a right wing party headed by a person whose only remit is to eliminate Islam from the country, have made clear that extremism, nationalism and xenophobia is not on th…

Mar 16, 2017 - 10:09am
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What does it means to be human?

So as the title says, what does it mean to be human?         We all start out in the same way, a tiny creation formed by our parents during a moment of sex, sometimes we are created out of love and sometimes we are a horrible unintended accident, but no matter if you were wanted…

Mar 21, 2017 - 11:21am
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Moral Tyranny . . . Again?

Ok.  I watched the  with Dawn Laguens of Planned Parenthood and Fox News, Tucker Carlson. I completely agree with Dawn . . . it is a woman's choice.     Dawn Laguens is advocating liberty.  She stands for the individual in choosing and making value and moral choices. &…

Mar 18, 2017 - 6:14am
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Some Further Thoughts on Non-Employer-Based Groups

Here are some incisive questions asked by a Twitter participant named Anne D on my idea that a better approach to health care reform might be to allow for large, competing, non-employer based competing self-funded ERISA Plans.   The answers are what they are but these are particularly excellent…

Mar 18, 2017 - 12:21pm
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What Really Happened To The US Economy Circa 1945-…

As WW2 was ending and the war production machine coming to a grinding halt it was assumed that the US would revert back to Depression days, particularly with so many young men returning from battle.  In fact, there was an initial slowdown and people professing that we would soon be back to soup…

Mar 18, 2017 - 5:29pm
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Cambodia Receives $500 Million Bill From US For Ge…

Cambodia is asked to pay a $500 million "war debt" 50 years after the U.S. killed 500,000 Cambodians. Another satisfied customer serviced.         Half a century after United States B-52 bombers dropped more than 500,000 tonnes of explosives on Cambodia's countryside Washin…

Mar 21, 2017 - 11:06pm
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Descent Into Madness

I think we have all seen this. An institution has gone off the rails. It started with one their members going in the wrong direction, ignoring ethical standards, taking shortcuts, causing harm. Because they were doing their job, but not very well, they were accepted. This person or group of people m…

Mar 24, 2017 - 7:38pm
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The article Automation v. Immigrants (Jobs Fake-Out) of Opes published on March 16, 2017 questions that the loss of jobs for the citizens of the United States is not a result of automation and immigration. According to Opes, entrepreneurs want to plant this idea of ​​automation and immig…

Mar 19, 2017 - 3:33pm
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Venus & RGHE & UAΔT

Mark Twain observed, “The trouble with most of us is that we know too much that ain't so.” Adding to the “Δ33C without an atmosphere” (see other article) that completely ain’t so is the example of Venus. Venus, we are told, has an atmosphere that is alm…

Mar 18, 2017 - 1:08pm
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Another Glorious Victory For Transgenders!

In a move sure to spark applause from the feminists who support the T in their LGBTQ allies, transgender weightlifter “Laurel” Hubbard has won the Gold medal at the Australasian Championships. Well, really, he’s a guy. He wore women’s shoes, called himself by a girl’s n…

Mar 21, 2017 - 9:55am
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On Judging Victims

Learning about humanity’s nearly infinite shades is an unending process, so lately I’ve been getting to know a rape victim. It started with asking her to sit next to me and trying to give a beginner’s lesson on how to read people at a glance. It continued one night with hearing tha…

Mar 22, 2017 - 7:00am
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Unity Must Work BothWays

Do progressives belong in the Democratic Party? Establishment Democrats are calling for unity, but many progressive Democrats are angry and on the verge of disengaging or even leaving the Party.     There is good reason to want unity in the face of a political blitzkrieg by the Pre…

Mar 21, 2017 - 1:23am
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What is Ivanka Trump's

Ivanka Trump has, oddly enough, been sitting in meetings with Heads of State and no one has explained what her government capacity is to do so.  We have a "president" that is clearly violating the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution and has business ties in countries that his daughter at…

Mar 21, 2017 - 11:02am
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  • - Mar 24, 2017 - 12:04pm
  • - by Bill H.
Declining Union Membership and the Increase in Ine…

Declining Union Membership and the Increase in Inequality Eureka Perspectives March 22, 2017 Analytic Fundamentals, Big Picture, Political Talk     I sometimes submit or write articles for a Writer Blog,  This past week I got involved with a blog of my ow…

Mar 22, 2017 - 10:51am
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Automation v. Immigrants (Jobs Fake-Out)

Job loss for U.S. citizens is NOT actually due to Automation.  Job loss is NOT due to Immigration either.  But the conglomerate businesses and tycoons want to plant that idea of automation-vs-immigrants in your head as does the elitists and intellectuals.  They have set the strawman,…

Mar 16, 2017 - 3:33pm
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In general, people seek to orient themselves in life based on patterns of behavior or established paradigms in all fields of activity. One of the questions that condition the behavior of the human being concerns the truths established both by religions and also by science. People accept the truths i…

Mar 17, 2017 - 8:50pm
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Improving Capitalism

Capitalism Is A Powerful Tool But It Would Work Better If We Made A Fundamental Change To How Corporations Are Taxed   By David Grace (   No tool or system is perfect right out of the box. Time, experience, planning, insight and thought will usually reveal …

Mar 21, 2017 - 10:33am
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Mexico For Mexicans

Europe for Europeans, America for Americans, Africa for Africans, Asia for Asians…makes sense, right? Well, I think I know where to begin – Mexico for Mexicans. Or has propaganda led you to think it’s bigoted to feel this way? Maybe, by modern PC standards this makes me a bigot. Bu…

Mar 22, 2017 - 7:03pm
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THE PERPETUAL LIE   The great experiment. The grand sociological, economic, and religious phoenix that was supposed to rise from the ashes. A government that was portrayed as of, by and for the people. The bright beacon to lead the way of the world out of the depths of oppression to be one of …

Mar 26, 2017 - 10:55am
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