Stop Government Corn Subsidies

Billions and billions of dollars are being spent on corn subsidies.  Why?  Take a good look at what’s on the shelf of your local grocery store, products that are made from corn. Do we really need to subsidize the production of all these processed foods that are produced from corn?  The beneficiaries of all these … Read more

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A multi-party political system represents the people

How much longer should the U.S.A. struggle with the two party system, i.e. Democrat or Republican? I hope that people will look beyond their borders and take a look at what’s happening in Germany, France, and the United Kingdom.  The multi-party political systems in these countries sometimes make it necessary to form a coalition government. … Read more

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I expect our leaders to lead

I want my elected representatives to lead, to represent the people, to be statesmen and not politicians. I want our elected officials to build peaceful alliances with other countries.  I don’t want them to build relationships with other nations to serve the needs of special interest groups or the capitalistic desires of corporations.  Let the … Read more

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Meaningless Rhetoric over Currency Manipulation

Here’s an interesting article that raises the issue of China manipulating it’s currency to keep it artificially low against the US dollar.  http://yhoo.it/qnGI4r Who benefits from this favorable exchange rate?  US Corporations.  When we talk about the loss of jobs in America, who made the decision to source goods offshore and caused the loss of … Read more

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Mixed Message – Can you spell R-E-C-E-S-S-I-O-N?

I just came across this post and I just had to laugh.  In the post they state that economists now feel that the U.S.A. my be entering another recession.  Entering?  We’ve been in a recession for the past 3 years.  The focus of the article was the sharp decline in the DOW Jones Industrial Average … Read more

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Bush Explains his Reaction to 9/11 Events

I was surprised to find this link about Bush trying to explain his reaction to news that a plane had struck the World Trade Center while he was visiting a Florida school classroom.  Here’s the link: http://yhoo.it/qja3Nc What I find interesting is that it appears from this video clip that Bush already knew that a plane … Read more

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Don’t Let Government Break the Trade Unions

Break the unions and you break the middle class.  The British government was making plans to undermine the Miners Union during the 1985 strike even before the strike ended.  Read it here: http://bit.ly/pwv2NC Another article claims that Margaret Thatcher didn’t break the trade unions, it was caused by globalization.  Read it the counterpoint here:  http://tgr.ph/oEobPv When … Read more

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