How much of what we see on TV, hear on the radio and read in newspapers or online as "conservative" or "centrist" opinion is actually paid for by corporate interests?
The business practices that brought us here -- overextraction, overextension, overleveraging, overconsumption -- have also whacked the planet's resources.
Face it, if we do not have an active and engaged industrial policy we are handing the business over to those who do. It is time to start discussing a national plan for manufacturing.
I said it the other day, and I feel the need to repeat it: the public does not yet understand that the government is about to order people to buy health insurance, with their own money.
The root of the "forged Obama birth certificate" idea is that Obama was created as part of a Jewish-Communist conspiracy to take over the United States.
Conservative free-market conservative ideologues manage to make a bad thing out of paying American workers good wages and benefits.