Now is a scary time for dozens of financially marginalized people in this country.

Bernie Sanders has risen in the polls on a populist, anti-billionaire platform that has sparked concerns of heavy taxation, campaign finance reform and income scrutiny among the small and underrepresented Wall Street community.

His divisive rhetoric has correlated with a sharp increase in passionate Twitter attacks that diminish billionaires’ authority, and has created a general atmosphere of kleptophobia toward the financial elite and oligarch class.


The non-reaction to the doomsday climate change report proves we are governed by complacent oligarchs who have stifled genuine free market capitalism.

Blah blah blah.

Where there is demand, capitalism will supply.

Blah blah blah.

A free market is the only way to solve problems because capitalists are the only one’s motivated to adequately respond to demand.

These are all (at least somewhat) true talking points used to defend capitalism.

Here are some other true talking points, according to this May 2018 study:

  • A majority of Americans in EVERY age group “worry a great deal / fair amount about global warming.”
  • A majority of Americans in EVERY age group understand that “global warming is caused by human activities.”
  • A majority of Americans…

There should be a gold rush of corporations trying to solve the climate crisis. Instead, it’s business as usual.

Joseph Keppler’s cartoon, ‘The Bosses of the Senate.’ It was first published in Puck 1889 and replublished by the J. Ottermann Lith. Co

Blah blah blah.

Where there is demand, capitalism will supply.

Blah blah blah.

A free market is the only way to solve problems because capitalists are the only one’s motivated to adequately respond to demand.

These are all (at least somewhat) true talking points used to defend capitalism.

Here are some other true talking points, according to this May 2018 study:

  • A majority of Americans in EVERY age group “worry a great deal / fair amount about global warming.”
  • A majority of Americans in EVERY age group understand that “global warming is caused by human activities.”
  • A majority of Americans…

First World Comforts Like Healthcare & Education Have to Be Paid For By Someone. Consumers Can Only Afford It If We De-Incentivize Greed.

“Socialism” sure seems to be popular in America these days, huh?

I put this in quotations because actual socialist policies like government funded healthcare and education are being lumped in with the fight for a $15 per hour minimum wage and the decision by a CEO of a privately owned company to have the starting salary for his employees be $70,000, and people are talking about these ideas with an unprecedented volume. Worrisome lack of understanding of what socialism actually is by its critics aside, one thing is for sure: a lot of people like “socialism” now.

While some corners…


Spoiler Alert: America Is No Longer “Capitalist,” Liberals Aren’t Really “Socialist,” And Just Shut Up About Venezuela

Marilyn Monroe when she hears people talking about capitalism and socialism.

According to conservative memes circulating around the internet, Bernie Sanders is hell-bent on turning America into the next Venezuela — the alleged embodiment of liberal failure.

Nevermind the fact that the only “socialist” policies Sanders is proposing are universal healthcare and, less aggressively, tuition-free public university. Universal healthcare, like that found in countries such as Canada, Japan, Norway, Germany, Algeria, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Sweden, Kuwait, Netherlands, Denmark, France, South Korea, and dozens of other nations that are in no way comparable to Venezuela.

Venezuela, which actually is a full-on socialist country with government controlled food production, distribution, energy, and…


American Prosperty Was Built On Tax Writeoffs: A case for ending off-shoring and raising taxes to “Make America Great Again.”

Here’s the deal: no matter what the corporate tax rate is, corporations are gonna find ways to not pay taxes. The same goes for rich people. Hell, the same goes for middle class and poor people. No one likes to pay taxes, and if there are ways to get out of them, they will be utilized.

This was even true back inthe 1950s, when President Eisenhower’s corporate tax rate was as high as 90%. …


Everyone is shocked that Donald Trump won the Presidential election tonight, and from the looks of it, that includes Donald Trump, himself. There’s a reason for that.

Trump has been proclaiming for weeks that this election is rigged. And he’s actually 100% right, but not necesarily in the way he thinks.

Here’s Tim Kaine talking about the FBI’s unusual role in this election:

This is a YouTube video from an alleged US intelligence insider talking about people within the FBI working to bring down Clinton and get Trump elected.

Check out his YouTube channel to see more.

That’s…

Dustin

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