Daily Archive: 01/04/2017

Jan 04 2017

The Wisdom of Dean Baker

Can’t We Kill the Deficit Hawk Industry? by Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy Research 04 January 2017 Just to be clear, there is no reason to be giving more money to Donald Trump’s billionaire friends as he proposes, but the argument is not that it will “blow up” the deficit and add to …

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Jan 04 2017

Richard Milhous Nixon: Traitor

“If the President does it, it’s not illegal.” Yeah, but this was before he was President. In 1968 the United States was inches away from concluding a peace accord with North Vietnam and ending the Vietnam War. On October 22nd 1968, Nixon ordered H.R. Haldeman to stop it. Haldeman did this by encouraging South Vietnamese …

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Jan 04 2017

Pondering the Pundits

“Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Jan 04 2017

The Breakfast Club (Word Power)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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