Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Something to Know - 23 April

(sorry, I had to reboot my iMac to pick up the HTML forwarding capability on the links)

1.  Robert Reich is not the only town crier.  This NY Times analysis confirms again that the United States of America is no longer as strong and vibrant as it once was.  The middle class is getting squeezed, and the rich are getting richer and the poor are becoming poorer.   Most of us know this, but the powers that be in Congress continue to fuel the rich and powerful at the expense of neglecting the rest of us.  The rest of the world is now passing us by:

2.  Continuing with its backward trend to the days before progressive democracy, the Supreme Court's majority rulers seem to be fogged by a dense assumption that all is well with the concept of fairness and equality across this great land:

3.  For those of you who appreciate this type of humor, here is an example of GeeOpie hypocrisy at its finest:
A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms when serving in the Militia shall not be infringed.
--John Paul Stevens (former associate justice of the Supreme Court)

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