Tag Archive | Austerity Economics

How Prison Labor is the New American Slavery and Most of Us Unknowingly Support it

As we all know, there is no democracy in the United States today. We left that behind years ago when we decided to trade in freedom and dignity for efficiency, technological advances and gadgets of convenience. Then, it was cemented when we decided to place more importance on protecting the wealth of wealthy people and […]

Important News

Originally posted on Voices from the Margins:
Carol A. Hand Normally, I avoid posting more than one article on my blog in a day. Recently, I rarely post more than once a week. But I just received the Monday Report my Congressional Representative, Rick Nolan, shares with his constituents. Below is an excerpt with crucial…

Impeach trump

We need to heal as a nation. A lot of mistakes need to be taken care of. The first is to start an impeachment process. There are quite a few crimes to choose from. And we can move forward from there.   Yes, I know the large photo seems mean, but to be honest, I […]

Random Observations While Traversing This Insane Country

San Francisco: An interesting place with things to do. It’s known as a liberal, forward thinking city, but you better think twice if you believe you can avoid the perverted mania of Capitalism. You need a car here – not to get around, though, there’s plenty of mass transit. You need a car full of […]

Nationwide epidemic of suicide in solitary: Solitary confinement iz murder!

If anyone still believes we are a civilized society, the following post from Moorbey’z Blog will wipe away your delusions of ignorance. We often hear people speak of how a civilization can best be judged by how the most vulnerable in it are treated. However, they are always referring to our disabled, children and elderly. […]

Arizona: Fascist Paradise?

Apparently, the manipulative predators of Wall Street have completed the takeover of an entire state here in the United States of Corporations. The people currently running Arizona are a group of psychopathic corporate predators who’ve lost every shred of humanity in their quest to increase monetary wealth at the expense of their fellow citizens. By […]

Escape From Arizona

I posted a short rant a couple months ago about a quadriplegic woman I know who tried moving to “sunny Arizona” to avoid the brutal winters of NYC. I told of how the hearts of the people controlling¬†Arizona are colder and more brutal than any winter storm in N.Y. ¬†She endured a lack of empathy […]

What’s The Price Of A Human Life?

This is a spontaneous rant of frustration at observing just how low the U.S. has fallen from having previously been a somewhat civilized nation of human beings to a corporate-owned plantation of steel and cement inhabited by brain-dead automatons who obey the orders of overseers even George Orwell’s nightmares didn’t conjure. A friend of mine […]

Just An Ordinary Joe…

I know this guy from the neighborhood named Joe. I’ve known him for a long time. He used to live in (conservative) Upstate N.Y. and moved down to the southern part of the state during high school. Joe’s a nice enough person, very friendly. He smiles a lot and likes to joke around. Most people […]