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Archive for the ‘Corporations’ Category

Posted by AdLib On Apr - 26 - 2010 51 COMMENTS

Pres. Obama and  Congress have now turned to focus on passing financial reforms that are long overdue. Fox News and the Republicans tried trotting out the same Goebbels/Rove playbook on this one but it’s really hard to convince people that corporations are the victim when they are being fired and […]

Posted by AdLib On Apr - 20 - 2010 22 COMMENTS

Every Friday night, my Tivo fires up to save what is one of the best arguments for the existence of television, Bill Moyers Journal. As a human being and a journalist, Bill exudes the kind of  integrity that has all but disappeared from the practice of television journalism today. This […]

Posted by AdLib On Apr - 13 - 2010 8 COMMENTS

First, props to SueInCa for her brilliant article,  The Next Credit Bust – 2012? which inspired me to post this as a kind of companion article. For those who have expressed interest in GROW and/or focusing on addressing the SCOTUS decision giving corporations unlimited expenditures in elections, a bill is […]

Posted by SueInCa On Apr - 12 - 2010 30 COMMENTS

During and right after the mortgage crisis some were talking about the commercial crash and how that would soon hit.  At the time I thought, in a tunnel vision sort of way, Commercial Real Estate, which could be partially true but that would not even be considered the medium banana.  To get […]

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Apr - 6 - 2010 11 COMMENTS

Probably not but in another amazingly corporate friendly decision a Federal appeals court struck down the FCC ability to prevent Comcast from punishing it’s own internet users. The court vacated a 2008 “net neutrality” ruling that guaranteed users access to all legal net traffic. Comcast had complained that it’s users […]

Categories: Corporations, Featured, Society
Posted by SueInCa On Apr - 4 - 2010 23 COMMENTS

I think we all recognize that poverty in our nation has increased in the past three years, but what is not so much discussed is that it has been increasing steadily over the past 10 years.  In the past 10 years, millions of Americans who work full-time have consistently fallen […]

Posted by AdLib On Feb - 18 - 2010 264 COMMENTS

Joe Stack had reached the end of his sanity. He was not a hero, he was not a martyr. He was an American who was driven into mental illness by despair. According to the letter he left behind, he saw the American Dream as a cunning deception that Americans are […]

Posted by SueInCa On Feb - 12 - 2010 14 COMMENTS

A New York Times reporter asked a man the following question, What is a fascist?  How many fascists have we?  How dangerous are they?  The man answered, The really dangerous American fascist….is the man who wants to do in the United States in an American way what Hitler did in […]

Posted by AdLib On Feb - 12 - 2010 147 COMMENTS

With huge kudos to javaz for conceiving of and inspiring this, SueInCA for organizing, Chernynkaya for writing the Mission Statement and all the other members contributing, following is a list of all names suggested for a new populist organization that would truly represent those wanting to promote the rights of […]

Posted by AdLib On Feb - 11 - 2010 15 COMMENTS

Wellpoint, LLC, parent of Anthem/Blue Cross which announced a record single increase of customer’s premiums by up to 39%, just delivered a letter to The White House to explain the necessary marketplace reasons for their outrageous increase. They sent it by email along with the following music video which they […]

Posted by javaz On Feb - 10 - 2010 554 COMMENTS

We need to start a movement, a splinter group from the Democratic Party. I am not talking about “media” or “profits” but am talking about starting a movement that somehow forms and takes off. Heck, I think we’ll even get folks that consider themselves Teabaggers, because not all Teabaggers are […]

Posted by AdLib On Feb - 8 - 2010 28 COMMENTS

After a Superbowl that symbolically saw the city of New Orleans make a statement of defiance and resilience against social and economic injustice, CBS (Corporate Broadcasting System) debuted a show that was a disturbing piece of pro corporate propaganda disguised in the sheep’s clothing (borrowed from Carly Fiorina’s media consultant). […]

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