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...
Oligarchs despise peace and shared prosperity. They know that they can only monopolize power if the majority is divided and busy at each other's throats. The viciousness of partisanship in America as the oligarchy seized power is not a coincidence, it's a key part of the plan.
Mitt Romney tells his audiences that there are two things that recommend him for the Presidency: his career as a businessman and as a governor. The fact is that neither experience recommends him.
Decades of social movement scholarship has failed to answer the question of why movements happen when they do, though there doesn't seem an end anytime soon to people trying to answer the question.
A parody of The Edgar Allen Poe's, The Raven...a terrifying Halloween horror for the top 1%!!!
Thanks to Occupy Las Vegas, tourists caught a glimpse of "The Real Vegas": the unemployed, the working poor, the struggling students, the struggling seniors. This is the side of Vegas that LVCVA would rather not advertise.
Goldman Sachs is being sued by the SEC for fraud. How Goldman did it. President Obama says he will veto Wall Street reform bill that does not regulate derivatives. Republicans to the banks bidding and say hell no to reform. President Obama asks...
It's understandable that no candidate would choose to openly campaign on cannibalism, except perhaps Ron Paul, so this terrifying agenda has been well hidden by Romney's campaign until Ted Nugent's accidental slip about it at the NRA convention.
It's like the Republicans have built a scale where the fulcrum is so far to the right that conservatism would be in the center and issues most Americans support are "far left".
Then, I got curious. How the hell does anyone take advantage of someone who is, at least, intelligent enough to accumulate investment capital? What does it take to convince a "savvy" person to get sucked into a scam? Apparently, not a lot.

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