Tag Archives: wealth inequality

All boats rise in a rising tide? Really?

Wealth is a zero-sum game. Thus, all boats in an economic environment don’t rise with the tide. Some are swamped and sink. We now have the most grotesque levels of wealth inequality in history, both in the United States and across the globe. Continue reading

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The Red White and Blue Color Revolution

There is only one solution to the mess our country is in . . . regime change in Washington DC. Bring democracy to America, shared wealth and bounty, peace and the good life! Call it the ultimate color revolution. The Red White and Blue Color Revolution! Continue reading

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Thought Experiment

Call me silly, but common sense and the wisdom conferred by reading a little history tells me that making life better for all Americans is preferable to spending the money creating chaos, suffering, death and destruction across the globe. Does that make me a socialist? A hippie? A peace-and-love Pollyanna? Continue reading

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“P. S. I Love You!”

For a tiny, some would argue sociopathic minority, ‘more’ is never a question. It’s an answer! The only answer. Continue reading

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Getting Rid of That Bulge in the Middle

A nation which has a sizable majority as middle-class, and is not plagued by extremes of wealth and poverty, is historically a nation which thrives, one which has a solid economy and laudable living standards. Unfortunately, the U.S. is accelerating in the wrong direction on both counts. Continue reading

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How Bernie Sanders Can Win and Turn America Around

Here is a video of the announcement Bernie Sanders needs to make in order to win the presidency and turn the country around. Continue reading

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A Swan Dive Into The Abyss

America is being hollowed out from the inside, becoming a lacquered shell of an empire filled with the abscess of its steady self-impoverishment. It is a swan gracefully diving into the abyss of its own disintegration. On its current course, either greed will drag its demise out over decades, or nuclear war will make the finality instantaneous. Continue reading

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The Real Debt Ceiling

THEY OWN! WE OWE! And that’s how you get the worst wealth inequality in our history. Other than a handful of legislators __ Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren certainly are talking about it __ and our president who gives lip service to this critical issue, there is no one in public life who is serious about addressing this threat to our existence as a nation. No one! Just about everyone in elected office __ to a man, to a woman __ needs to be replaced. Target date November 2016!
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Moonwalking

Now that Michael Jackson is sadly no longer with us, his phenomenal mastery and performance of the moonwalk has been replaced by the U.S. economy. While it looks like it’s going forward, it’s actually going backwards. Continue reading

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Billionaire Club

How much is a billion dollars? If you were to spend $10,000 a day, it would take 274 years to go through a billion dollars. There are more than 43 million Americans living below the poverty line. Wealth inequality as a vital issue seems to be being crowded out of the national conversation by the latest catastrophes du jour. Since it undermines the entire premise of our democracy, we must keep it in the forefront of public debate. Continue reading

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