Robert Reich Amuses – If Trump’s A Dictator Then So Were Carter, Reagan, Bush,...

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There's always an amusement to reading Robert Reich. The political partisanship can be so naked as he entirely ignores history , events and reality...

Coastguard’s TipSheet For Furloughed Employees – It’s A Copy From A Debt Management Company

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The Coastguard had up on one of its websites a little tipsheet for employees who had been furloughed - have a garage sale, try...

As We Said, Government Shutdown Won’t Stop Snap, Food Stamps

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A few days back we predicted that the government shutdown over Trump's border wall wouldn't influence the distribution of Snap benefits, or food stamps...

Trump’s Being Fair To Deny California FEMA Forest Fire Money – Fires Are Hardly...

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Donald Trump has announced that he's going to - or desires to - stop sending money to California through FEMA over forest fires. This...

Trump’s Border Wall Speech In Full – Not Quite Ronnie’s Tear That Down Mr....

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Of American Presidents who have made speeches about walls we think we prefer Ronald Reagan's in front of the Brandenburg Gate to Donald Trump's...

Trumps’ Government Shutdown Won’t Affect SNAP – Food Stamps – The Fix Will Be...

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There's a certain amount of muttering that the government shutdown - prompted by Trump's insistence that he really, but just really, wants a great...

Why Raise Taxes For The Green New Deal? Ocasio Cortez Said It Would Be...

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There's a certain puzzlement in this from Alexandria Ocasio Cortez. For she tells us that taxes on high earners and the rich should be...

Trump’s Bone Spurs Diagnosis As A Favour – Wondrously Hearsay Evidence

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It is, of course, entirely possible that Donald Trump's bone spurs were diagnosed as a favour to his father, Fred, by a friendly podiatrist....

But Priests Are Supposed To Condemn Suicide – It’s The Ultimate Sin

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A strange case here, where a priest is under fire for having stated standard Catholic doctrine. Sure, if he was a Methodist, Baptist perhaps,...

Karl Marx Was Right – US Wage Growth At Decade High Of 3.1%

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It's our old friend Karl Marx who called the thing about the workers' wages right. Full employment is indeed the workers' best friend and...