Saturday, November 27, 2010

Two from Truthout:

Tax the Rich: A Deficit Plan That Doesn't Hit We, The People
Dave Johnson, Campaign for America's Future: "Here is MY deficit-reduction plan. This plan does not reflect the views of anyone but myself - and maybe half the population. Unlike deficit plans from the 'serious people' in DC, this one doesn't annihilate the poor and gut Social Security and the middle class while passing even more of the benefits of our society up to a few at the top."

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Hands Off My ObamaCare
Ellen Dannin, Truthout: "Maybe my extended family is unusual in terms of health problems, but the past couple of years have left us really needing the protections provided by ObamaCare. If it is repealed, we stand to lose access to health care."

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Via JMG: General Motors: We all fall down

Friday, November 26, 2010

Family and the Calatrava Bridge at night

Sundial bridge

Via Truthout: Sarah Palin’s Presidential Strategy, and the Economy She Depends On

Robert Reich, Robert Reich's Blog: "The Republican establishment doesn't get it. Celebrity is part of The Palin Strategy - as is avoiding the insider game. She doesn't want to do what Huckabee, Pawlenty, Gingrich, or Romney have to do. She has an outside game. Palin's game plan is directly related to America' white working class, and the economy it faces - and the economy it's likely to continue to experience for years. No prospective candidate so sharply embodies the anger of America's white working class as does Palin. And none is channeling that anger nearly as effectively."

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