Bankster Privilege and the Threat of Right Wing Terrorism in 2011-2012

by Reverend Manny and the Twilight Empire

“We could also electrify this wire with the kind of current that would not kill somebody, but it would be a discouragement for them to be fooling around with it. We do that with livestock all the time.” — Tea Party “Revolutionary” Rep. Steve King […]

The ‘Bailouts’ were Frauds and Shakedowns

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy

The wrong people got the bailouts. One can find daily confirmation of that. Most recently, according to the L.A. Times, the Fed predicted that higher jobless rates, may become a long-term fixture, perhaps a permanent characteristic of the U.S. economy. This bad news follows the Commerce Department’s […]

Obama Communism? More like Reagan Communism

Reverend Manny and The Twilight Empire

THE Profitable FEAR VS THE Naked FACTS At least as early as 2008, when the presidential polls definitively swung in Barrack Obama’s direction, the corporate sponsored right wing has accused Obama of being a socialist, a communist or some unknown combination of both. In May of that […]

Who Owns America and Why!

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy

Always severely divided in one way or another, the U.S. has become two nations –one of the very,very rich elite on the one end and the rest of us on the other. The rich have literally waged war upon the poor since the nation’s founding. The so-called […]

Failed State Update with Krugman and Roberts

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy

In theory, a near worthless dollar is great for American manufacturers, American jobs. Lower costs for American goods means US exports should rise, reducing our trade deficit and helping pay off the national debt! That’s the theory, the rationale behind Richard Nixon’s decision to take the […]

Bodies Are Just Assets to Greedy Funeral Giant – Dump NYSE: SCI

Hopefully SCI has bought their LAST politician. Its NOT about SERVICE, its about profiteering. Then the inevitable BUSH connection … SCI has been caught scamming before. […]

America: A Spectator Sport or Soap Opera

The world wonders what kind of change Obama really intends. Will he be able to really control so many “Clintonistas” in his cabinet? […]

Oh, The Stress of It All – Op Ed

Hurry up get this election over with – we’ve got unfinished business facing us. […]

KEATING ECONOMICS: John McCain & The Making of a Financial Crisis

John McCain would like everyone to forget he was one of five Senators up to their corrupt behinds in the The Keating Five Savings & Loan scandal of the 1980s and early 1990s. The Senate Ethics Committee stated “Senator McCain exercised poor judgment.” Somethings never change.

In a July 1996, General Accounting […]

It’s Not About Wall Street…Stupid

I really don’t know if I am tired of every one throwing amount the wrong term “bailout” or the Americas stupidity on how the economy works. While many believe that the bailout is about Wall Street the true fact is this is a “credit market” crisis. Which is a far cry from the […]