Bill Maher is onto something. Then again, this something most sociologists know. When people are hurting they either takes it out on their own communities or it manifests itself against some scapegoat. When Martin Luther King was assassinated folks in the inner cities rioted and destroyed their own neighborhoods. When the police thugs got acquitted […]
When Americans are asked if they want Social Security they do not only say they want it, they say they are willing to pay for more. This holds true for both Democrats and Republicans. Most Americans support Medicare and Medicaid uncut or expanding. The Conservative site The Blaze reports in a telling story titled “Bad […]
Paul Krugman recommended this group on his blog Conscience Of A Liberal. I fell in love with the song. Took me back to my times back in Austin Texas. .Should she retire? Amid calls from some liberals that she step down in time for President Obama to name her successor, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said […]
This is why reverse mortgages are no real friend of the working or retiring middle class.
Working Middle Class must assert its worth & demand its share of America’s wealth stolen by policies instituted by plutocracy purchased politicians.
Yesterday I wrote the blog post titled “Al Gore Questions Capitalism – Decimation of Working Middle Class Missed.” The basic tenet of the article is that the current implementation of capitalism was leaving the middle class behind. I woke up this morning and found the most prescient post on one of my Facebook friend’s wall. […]
While we continue to be distracted by manufactured scandals, Middle Class America, Working America, & Poor America continue to get their clocks cleaned. There is real news out there, good and bad. The deficit has fallen much faster than anticipated. Nobody is talking about this with the interest that it deserves. This decline means that […]
Paul Ryan laid down the gauntlet today. He delivered his budget to the people. There is one thing I have always “admired” about this new sect of extreme Right Wing Tea Party Republicans, they have no problem looking into the eye of a reporter, looking into the eye of a camera, looking into the eye […]
Middle Class and Poor America must be climbing the walls. President Obama ran a middle class centric campaign and won handedly. He not only won the election but he added to the Senate and the House. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan’s policies were soundly rejected. President Obama’s 2nd Inaugural Speech gave the impression that he […]
The stars are lining up to get the Keystone XL pipeline approved. It is not enough that 35,000 people rallied in Washington DC, the largest ever US Climate Rally ever. It is not enough that protestors in Berlin and the UK are lashing out at Canada’s charm offensive to promote its environment damaging extraction of […]