One way to restore some fiscal sanity is a “Wall Street Sin Tax.” The moneyed populace is adroit at getting Congress to shift America’s tax burden to workers, consumers, small businesses — anyone but them. … Read moreA Wall Street Sin Tax
The Koch brothers would love to replace majority rule with a new governing order that empowers the owner class. In 1933, a handful of wealthy Wall Streeters were upset that the newly elected president, Franklin … Read morePatience and Secrecy in the Koch Brothers’ Complex Conspiracy
Yes, there was a real plutocratic coup attempt by the richest men on Wall Street to take over the USA, in 1933. It could happen again. Many Americans are reluctant to accept that coup conspiracies … Read moreA Plutocratic Coup
Betsy DeVos should not be conspiring with fast-buck educational exploiters of student debt. Question: What do you get when you combine ignorance, ideological know-nothingism, imperiousness and incompetence? Answer: Betsy DeVos. She is Donald Trump’s multi-billionaire … Read moreHow Low Can the Barons of High Finance Go on Student Debt?
As a lifelong con-man, our plutocrat president* reflexively uses an extra dose of bluster. Why does Donald Trump constantly preface his outlandish lies with such phrases as: “To be honest with you,” “To tell the … Read moreExposing Our ‘Populist’ President as a Naked Plutocrat
ALEC is sponsoring corrupt special interest bills across America Just days after last November’s election, jubilant members and top staffers of the notorious corporate front group, American Legislative Exchange Council, gathered for a celebratory lunch … Read moreA Corporate Supercell Spawning a Hailstorm of Special Interest Legislation
Only a decade later, here come the Wall Street burglars again! The self-described “Geniuses of Wall Street” are being stupid. Again. In 2007, their stupid schemes and frauds crashed our economy, destroying middle-class jobs, wealth … Read moreWall Street Thieves Find New Ways to Steal from Us
DeVos and Trump would like to turn the public school system into a corporate mill. Where are Charlie and Dave, Mrs. Koch’s two mischievous boys? While the Koch brothers have stayed out of the national … Read moreShould We Entrust Our School Children to Corporate Profiteers?
Move will ‘supplement recent ethics waivers,’ providing relief for an ‘administration beleaguered by fake moral concerns,’ said Spicer. In a move George Orwell called “Me-ian” from the grave today via GoogleSeanceTM technology, the White House … Read moreWhite House Adds ‘Dignity and Morality Waivers’ to Ethics Waivers
In the world of criminals, it’s not just gangsters you have to worry about, but banksters too. In an insightful song about outlaws, Woody Guthrie wrote this verse that included not just gangsters, but banksters: … Read moreHow Can We Stop Banksters from Robbing Us?