America must deal with a host of problems: economic decline, resource depletion, reckless militarism, anti-government fear-mongering, population growth, epidemics, rampant corruption, poor education, increased competition from overseas, environmental damage, economic inequality, religious extremism, and bigotry. What do you think is the most likely scenario for the future of America?
Originally Published @ Daily Kos http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/04/01/1198356/-April-Fool-s-Report-State-of-The-Nation?detail=hide Now that Republicans have gained complete control of both houses of the US Congress and the White House, our esteemed leader and former governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney can finally get down to the work of rigging the elections and turning the treasury over to big business interests – […]
[Note: see also Thomas Franks on progressives, Democrats, and Occupy.] Thomas Frank’s book “Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right” explains how President Obama and the Democrats mismanaged the major economic and health care policies of his first term. In particular, they mismanaged the messaging war. Rather than fighting […]