Monday, August 8, 2016

The latest

GOP presidential pick's policy paves way for Wall Street looting of economy.
• Trump's Economic Plan: Light on Details, Heavy on Tax Breaks for the Rich
(Mother Jones)
But it deviates from typical Republican plans in surprising ways.
• 50 Former National Security Officials Denounce Donald Trump
(Truthdig)
Another day, another public rebuke of Donald Trump.
• A Republican Senator Just Announced She Won't Endorse Donald Trump. Here's Why.
(Mother Jones)
     I will not be voting for Donald Trump for president. This is not a decision I make lightly, for I am a lifelong Republican. But Donald Trump does not reflect historical Republican values nor the inclusive approach to governing that is critical to healing the divisions in our country....
• The Revenge of the Lower Classes and the Rise of American Fascism
(Truthdig)
by Chris Hedges
     College-educated elites, on behalf of corporations, carried out the savage neoliberal assault on the working poor. Now they are being made to pay. Their duplicity—embodied in politicians such as Bill and Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama—succeeded for decades. These elites, many from East Coast Ivy League schools, spoke the language of values—civility, inclusivity, a condemnation of overt racism and bigotry, a concern for the middle class—while thrusting a knife into the back of the underclass for their corporate masters. This game has ended.
. . .
     The Democrats are playing a very dangerous game by anointing Hillary Clinton as their presidential candidate. She epitomizes the double-dealing of the college-educated elites, those who speak the feel-your-pain language of ordinary men and women, who hold up the bible of political correctness, while selling out the poor and the working class to corporate power....

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Folks voting Green may have the right idea but in this election that may well help Trump.

Roy Bauer said...

3:22, we've been discussing that very issue for weeks

Roy Bauer said...

See HERE

Anonymous said...

Craig Justice announced he's going away. GOOD.

Anonymous said...

Don't let the door hit you in the ass Craig, How convenient that there is Chris MacDonald to take your place...
Hmmm...

Half-staff: ten days and counting.

The flags outside A-100 has been flying at half-stafft for ten days now. even the one of the regular Jehovah's Witness women noticed ...