Why is the [Obama] Administration talking about replacing Treasury Secretary Geither with a wealthy banker who wants to cut Social Security and Medicare, would lower taxes on his fellow rich people, and is trying to impose European-style job-destroying austerity on this country?
Klein wrote that “as of today, I’m ready to name a frontrunner, at least if Barack Obama is re-elected: Erskine Bowles.” He also notes that Paul Ryan called Bowles “my favorite Democrat.”
Our leaders have undertaken three disastrous, failed wars: Busy & Cheney’s war in Iraq; Bush, Cheney & Obama’s war in Afghanistan; and the war on drugs. But there’s one war that regressives (aka conservatives) and so-called “centrist” Democrats are winning: the war on the middle class and the New Deal. The war on women, the […]
The approval rating of Congress is now below 15%, according to several polls, as reported here. No wonder. The corruption, mismanagement, brutality, and stupidity of our political leaders, especially those in Congress, is phenomenal. People feel that the political system is broken. It’s so corrupted by money, a stacked Supreme Court, vote rigging, and […]