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The self-executing republic

The threat to use the so-called self-executing rule to pass health care legislation by the Democratic leadership in the House of Representatives represents the latest example of a growing trend on the part of the oligarchs in government at all … Continue reading

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And now, the real State of the Union

Citizens of the United States, 223 years ago, fellow citizens now passed-on gathered and created a document designed to embody the ideals first enshrined in the Declaration of Independence and in the blood shed during the twelve-year-long war for independence … Continue reading

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Owning America

I grant that I am not an economist, but it seems to me that, with the combination of the projected federal budget, the current federal deficit, and the proposed Wall Street bailout plan, the federal government will control more than 25 percent of the gross domestic product if the bailout plan passes. More correctly, the federal government will split that control with foreign governments who own a substantial share of our government’s debt. […] Continue reading

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