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‘Promoting The General Welfare’
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‘Promoting The General Welfare’

BY BOB BEARDEN Social Security and Medicare are socialistic programs that benefit our citizens as they were intended. President Trump has released his 2020 proposed budget and it is in the trillions. It includes drastic cuts to Medicaid and Medicare [over a 10-year period], which would directly affect most of the people who voted him…

Going Fundamental Eludes Congressional Progressives
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Going Fundamental Eludes Congressional Progressives

BY RALPH NADER I’ve recently received fundraising letters from Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Chuck Schumer on behalf of their Democratic Party’s campaign committees. Mostly, all they ask for is money, though Schumer’s letter includes a short tough letter to President Trump for us to sign which they promise to deliver to the White House….

Monopoly Or Democracy?
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Monopoly Or Democracy?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER America’s political history has been written in the fierce narrative of war – not only our country’s many military clashes with foreign nations, but also our own unending war for democracy in the U.S. Generation after generation of moneyed elites have persisted in trying to take wealth and power from the workaday…

A Plutocratic Coup
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A Plutocratic Coup

BY JIM HIGHTOWER Many Americans are reluctant to accept that coup conspiracies are part of our country’s history. We tend believe that plots to overthrow the government are totally foreign to our national character. But we do do coups. In fact, the country itself was founded on an armed coup to replace the legal ruler,…

What’s Killing America’s Middle Class?
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What’s Killing America’s Middle Class?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER It is said that the rich and poor will always be among us – but nowhere is it written that the middle class is a sure thing. Even in this country of grand egalitarian aspirations – where the common yeoman [neither rich nor poor] has been hailed from 1776 forward as America’s…

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