The rhetoric about our health care system continues to center around market religions of one sort or another. For all of the blathering about “Obamacare” taking us over the edge into the territory of socialized --->> read more -->>
May 19, 2012Comments Off on The Job Creators – Who Are They? The Rich, Really?
In recent years a standard bit of political rhetoric in the US has included references to “the job creators”. This most usually flows along the lines of higher taxes on the wealthy will injure the --->> read more -->>
May 4, 2012Comments Off on Big Money, Big Politics…the best government bought, not by you…..
Wonder about the Impact of the US Supreme Court’s Citizens United Decision? Government in the US, as everywhere, has always been tilted in favor of the wealthy. But, the Citizens United decision in 2010 giving corporations the --->> read more -->>
March 27, 2012Comments Off on High Frequency Trading and Deeper Questions about Capitalism
A recent PBS Newshour report by Paul Solman on Thursday 3/15/12 in his series “Making Sense of Financial News” gave pause concerning the role of high frequency traders (HFT) on Wall St. (and doubtless on --->> read more -->>
January 26, 2012Comments Off on Long Division in American Politics – the money trail
A recent John Stewart Daily Show that explored Mitt Romney’s recent release of income tax data got me to thinking about long division. Romney’s income of roughly $22 million per year is so large that --->> read more -->>
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