Before the Battles Resume in Washington: A Reminder about What’s Really at Stake

Robert Reich Robert Reich’s Blog http://robertreich.org/post/60086677960 Congress will reconvene shortly. That means more battles over taxes and spending, regulations and safety nets, and how to get the economy out of first gear. Which means more gridlock and continual showdowns over budget resolutions and the debt ceiling. But before the hostilities...

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Love, Corporate-Style

Ralph Nader The Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ralph-nader/corporate-personhood_b_3696262.html Mitt Romney famously said during his most recent bid for the presidency: “Corporations are people, my friend.” Perhaps nothing else better surmises the state of our country — even the state of our culture — than a prominent politician running for the presidency openly...

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It’s the Corporations, Stupid

Why we are 2nd Amendment fundamentalists but the 4th Amendment doesn’t count By Juan Cole Informed Comment http://www.juancole.com/2013/06/corporations-amendment-fundamentalists.html The Second Amendment to the Constitution is interpreted by lawmakers and judges in an absolute manner. Every American, we are constantly told– even mentally ill ones like the shooter at Santa Monica College who...

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