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    Warren Buffett on taxes

    Hyperbole get under your skin? I agree that we should take care of our parents/grandparents..I did what I could, she died when I was 18. My Grandmother worked 60 years sewing buttons on clothing, retired with a small union pension and SS..maybe 320-400/month..Medicare payed most of her...
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    Warren Buffett on taxes

    Straw an indeed. It makes for a good sound bite.."if families have to bakance their budget, Washington does too" Here is the scenario, The most important things is for the gov't to balance the budget. Congress is gridlocked over the more taxes or cut spending..nothing happens. Super committees...
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    Warren Buffett on taxes

    "if you are an America you are responsible for the national debt" How do figure that? The banks are trying to make citizens responsible for debt taken on by so called "representative" governments. This is the most ingenious coup of mind control/propaganda even been created. We accept the debt...
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    Protest March on Wall Street..... any reliable accounts of what actually happened?

    Yes, Google is your friend. Google "neoliberal " + "neoconservative" and you will get a plethora of articles examining the interelationship between the two. I stumbeled across one paper, D Gabbard, that is qood but lengthly. I won't link to it cause you have to enter in some numbers and be...
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    Protest March on Wall Street..... any reliable accounts of what actually happened?

    We northern types have a saying bout winter.."it keeps the riffraff out" Of course, due to GW, our winters are not what they used to be..nothing like -40 for two weeks straight to seperate the wheat from the chaff
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    Uninformed idiots protest Mori Seiki plant in Davis, CA.

    Unions are irelevant because they have focused on what is good for THEM ignoring the majority of the non unionized working people. See this video http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=33&Itemid=74&jumival=784. This Canadian guy makes good points. The major...
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    Protest March on Wall Street..... any reliable accounts of what actually happened?

    Would you say that morality, ethics and law are absolute..or are they like beauty and depend upon the eye of the beholder? Those who have the power..the money and the armed might of the state..dictate what is moral or ethical..or even what is lawful. It all depends on which side of the fence...
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    Protest March on Wall Street..... any reliable accounts of what actually happened?

    "have you checked out Egypt recently" I just finished watching a 60 Min segment on Egypt. The people are still in the streets.the army is in control and it is business as usual..for the moment. The interview with that Egyptian singer was amazing. We in the US get all bent out of shape by the...
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    Protest March on Wall Street..... any reliable accounts of what actually happened?

    I read the article. Did you read the article on drone warfare? Apparently the US, although way ahead of other countries, is not be the only country investing in automated war machines. I saw a video on Utube where some researcher invented a robotic insect..bout the size of a hummingbird. This...
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    Protest March on Wall Street..... any reliable accounts of what actually happened?

    In a May, 2000 technology profile of Goldman Sachs, Forbes reported that the financial services firm has developed built an automated pricing system that can develop and offer bond prices in 300 milliseconds. "Secret algorithms guide 20,000 trades a day in the volatile equity derivatives market...
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    Protest March on Wall Street..... any reliable accounts of what actually happened?

    Exactly, 100% on the money. I would add that the shift from monopoly capital to monopoly finance capital occured at the same time that the effects of automation began to be felt in the US economy. This all ties in with the decline of real wages and the beginning of the destruction of the once...
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    Protest March on Wall Street..... any reliable accounts of what actually happened?

    OWC live stream AmpedStatus - Knowledge Is Power Listen to the interview with Marshall on this website..By the looks of him is about..what 25 yrs old. There is something happening here.
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    Protest March on Wall Street..... any reliable accounts of what actually happened?

    propagand coup The very effecient right wing propaganda campaign has ebbed and flowed since forever..however it has been most effective since the 1970's. The right wing was rightfully alarmed over the events that transpired in the 60's..the whole world seemd to be rejecting the corporatist...
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    Protest March on Wall Street..... any reliable accounts of what actually happened?

    It appears that some of "us" do. It is hard to believe that people still believe that small gov't will make things better. On edit..small gov't will make things better..for the 1%. The cry for small gov't isn't what it appears to be. What small gov't actually means is no gov't intervention...
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    Warren Buffett on taxes

    I respect what your Dad did, I'm sure it was a very very hard thing for him to do. My wife went through the same thing with her mother. Her mother had a massive stroke..Docs said she was "brain dead" and would never ever have any semblence of a life.so my wife gave the order to "pull the...
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    Warren Buffett on taxes

    I agree, union leadership needs to more accountable to the rank and file. However, what is this BS that Romney is spouting?? What do you think our electoral system is like..the whores in congress collect our tax dollars and spend it as they see fit..with little or no recourse by the public...
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