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Why You Should Care About The Most Esoteric And Confusing Fight Going On In Congress

Jul 16 2014 9:30am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

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Sec. Kerry addresses the Ex-Im Bank in April CREDIT: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Congress is at the precipice of another ‘cliff’: The Export-Import Bank of the United States must be reauthorized by September, or it will have to close for the first time since it was created in 1934. The fight over the bank is an esoteric one with confusing and shifting battle lines. While the Tea Party is currently pushing not to reauthorize the bank, a ...
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Elizabeth Warren, Not Hillary Clinton, Should Be the Next President of the United States

Jun 13 2014 5:47am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Hillary Clinton Book Signing
One doesn't normally think of Bob Dole, John McCain, and Mitt Romney when hearing Hillary Clinton's name. Like these one-time GOP nominees, many people believe that Clinton deserves the presidency because of her decades of experience. However, she already lost the nomination in 2008, so we know that her future in the Oval Office isn't set in stone. Although Clinton is impressive in many respects, she might not be as dynamic and inspiring as a certain Senator from Massachu ...
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America's New Wealthy Have so Little to Offer Society

Jun 10 2014 8:06am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

The UK's Oldest Book Fair, The London International Antiquarian Book Fair
Co-written with Wallace Turbeville. In F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, East Egg represents inherited wealth and privilege, while West Egg represents wealth earned through innovation and hard work, a distinction at the core of the American ideal. We have always embraced a dynamic capitalism, marked not by stasis but rather "creative destruction," lionizing trust-busters as heroes of competition. Joseph Schumpeter, who coined the phrase, feared t ...
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The Party of Denial

Jun 1 2014 8:56pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Best Selling Economist Author Thomas Piketty Speaks At UC Berkeley
Can the right continue to succeed as the party of unreality? In the recent past, conservatives have denied climate change, as well as evolution. Now, their strategy is to deny the reality of increasing concentration of income and wealth. When Thomas Piketty's book appeared, providing new documentation on increasing capital concentration, the right was temporarily thrown off guard. Some resorted to the claim that inequality was, by definition, earned, and necessary to ...
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The Real Piketty Scandal (Is Right-Wing Deception)

Jun 1 2014 6:11pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Wincanton Races
Conservatives in all corners of the globe must have felt their hearts sing, if only for a moment, when the Financial Times ran a piece entitled "Piketty findings undercut by errors." Sadly for them, the FT's claims proved untrue. But if you think that put an end to the accusations against the French economist and his findings on inequality, you don't know today's conservatives. We're not going to re-litigate th ...
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Why The Chamber Of Commerce’s Attack On EPA’s Upcoming Carbon Rules Is Completely Lopsided

May 28 2014 2:26pm CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

2013 Roosevelt Institute Four Freedoms Awards & Benefit Reception
CREDIT: Shutterstock The United States Chamber of Commerce is projecting that new federal regulations to cut carbon dioxide pollution would raise electricity prices, kill jobs, and slow the economy. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently unveiled rules to cut greenhouse gas emissions from the country’s newly built power plants, and next week it will put forward another set of rules to cover the already-existing plant fleet as well. So ...
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Window Into the Future

May 27 2014 7:55am CDT | Source: Big Government

President Obama Visits Austin
The problems with the U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) giving inferior and delayed care to veterans is a good window into the future of Obamacare. Both the VA and Obamacare suffer the endemic problems of a government-run single-payer system (a.k.a. socialism)--no choice of doctors or hospitals, no insurance companies, broken promises, lengthy waits, and bureaucratic cover-ups. Before Barack Obama was elected, we were assured by experts writing in the ...
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VA scandal is window into the future

May 26 2014 4:33pm CDT | Source: WND

Todd Akin And Newt Gingrich Hold Press Conference In Missouri
The problems with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs giving inferior and delayed care to veterans is a good window into the future of Obamacare. Both the VA and Obamacare suffer the endemic problems of a government-run single-payer system (a.k.a. socialism) – no choice of doctors or hospitals, no insurance companies, broken promises, lengthy waits and bureaucratic cover-ups. Before Barack Obama was elected, we we ...
Full article at: WND
 

 

VA scandal is window into the future

May 26 2014 4:33pm CDT | Source: WND

Todd Akin And Newt Gingrich Hold Press Conference In Missouri
The problems with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs giving inferior and delayed care to veterans is a good window into the future of Obamacare. Both the VA and Obamacare suffer the endemic problems of a government-run single-payer system (a.k.a. socialism) – no choice of doctors or hospitals, no insurance companies, broken promises, lengthy waits and bureaucratic cover-ups. Before Barack Obama was elected, we were assured by experts writing in the mainstream media that the VA was ...
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