Here is a well reasoned and said article, “The Doctrine of Fairness: It is Time,” and my reaction: One can build the case the Great Depression of the 1930s proved unfettered capitalism does not work for long under normal conditions. Continue reading
H. Ross Perot, the independent candidate for US president in 1992, said if NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement, were passed you would hear a “giant sucking sound” as jobs left the US for Mexico. Continue reading
The Crash of 2008 was not caused by irrational exuberance, as Alan Greenspan euphemistically put it, but by greed, cunning and ambition, held in check since 1935 by the Glass-Steagall Act, which was unleashed when President Bill Clinton signed the Gramm-Leach-Biley Act of 1999. Continue reading
This question is one of the most relevant questions that could be posed to US citizens and their elected representatives, which, if answered correctly, could possibly restore the fiscal health and happiness of the US. Continue reading
The largest headline on page 1 of today’s (December 4, 2012) Statesboro (Georgia) Herald, here in the Bible Belt, reads “GOP Issues New ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Offer.” Continue reading
Is Romney winning in the 8th round?
The presidential debates with Obama and Romney having debated twice and Biden and Ryan having debated once, as of this writing October 19, 2012, show how difficult it is for humans to comprehend the political worlds in which they live. Continue reading
Representative democracy has no legitimacy if it only represents the interests of large corporations and the elite rich. Continue reading