Robert Reich’s program to save the Left after a decade of defeats

Summary: Here one of the Left's top political analysts sketches out a path forward for the Democratic Policy after its well-deserved defeats during the past decade. While tactically sound, he ignores the two weaknesses that prevent the reform of America.   "The Life of the Party: 7 Truths for Democrats" By Robert Reich. At his … Continue reading Robert Reich’s program to save the Left after a decade of defeats

Slowly more people see the “quiet coup” now in progress

Summary: Slowly the quite coup in motion becomes visible to Americans. One by one. Unfortunately we're still early in the problem recognition stage, while the coup advances rapidly. Here are three articles, milestones along the road away from the Second Republic to our new political regime (not yet visible). Contents These are scary articles.  But … Continue reading Slowly more people see the “quiet coup” now in progress

Welcome to American, the new Japan, as we enter a new era of State Capitalism

Summary:  Today we examine an article by Robert Reich about the folly of our government's response to the worst recession since the 1930's.  He describes several examples showing how our government has pushed America into a system of State capitalism.  But as a fan of State capitalism, he's blind to the result.  He imagined that … Continue reading Welcome to American, the new Japan, as we enter a new era of State Capitalism

A reminder – the TARP program is just theft

This is a brief update to my previous posts about the government's TARP program. Slowly more voices are raised about the pending theft of taxpayer money, 21 September 2008 The Paulson Plan will buy assets cheap, just as all good cons offer easy money to the marks, 30 September 2008 Now we have the Citgroup bailout.  The secret … Continue reading A reminder – the TARP program is just theft