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The Trump Tax Plan: Greed Like You’ve Never Seen Before, or “Analysis of Trump’s Tax Plan Shows Big Cuts in Taxes, Federal Revenue”

Gentle Reader – Let us now say goodbye to what we thought we knew about how our Government worked. Infrastructure spending – goodby. Health care (ACA, Medicare, Medicaid) – adios. Educational assistance – adieu. The rich will make out like … Continue reading

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NYTimes: How Letting Bankers Off the Hook May Have Tipped the Election

Gentle Reader – This, I fear is what happens when we “look forward, not back”, as President Obama so generously stated at the beginning of his first term. But by not dealing with the criminality that was perpetrated by our … Continue reading

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‘You Deserve to Be Gassed’: Hate Crimes Skyrocket After Trump’s Win

Gentle Reader – Is this what our fellow citizens who voted for the President-elect wanted ? If not, speak up. Words have power, my friends. The President-elect’s words are there for all to see. To paraphrase Maya Angelou: When people … Continue reading

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We are Not OK

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Gentle Reader – I don’t know Professor Tuttle, but I wish I did. If I met her, I would address her as “sister”. A fine piece, detailing the concerns many of us have after the election of a man fulfilling … Continue reading

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What Trump Needs to Learn About Protests – The New Yorker

Gentle Reader – Dissent is as American as our Republic. The very Republican Party that spent 8 years blocking every program President Obama attempted to put into place is in no position to be telling us to “just pull together”. … Continue reading

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Dangerous Idiots: How the Liberal Media Elite Failed Working-Class Americans | Portside

Gentle Reader – We ignore the coalition of Roosevelt at our peril. —————————————– http://portside.org/2016-10-16/dangerous-idiots-how-liberal-media-elite-failed-working-class-americans Sarah Smarsh The Guardian October 13, 2016     Trump supporters are not the caricatures journalists depict – and native Kansan Sarah Smarsh sets out to … Continue reading

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Notes From a Very Close Election | Portside

Gentle Reader – Another analytic piece attempting to assist us in our understanding of what we missed, how we made this error.   http://portside.org/2016-11-14/notes-very-close-election Notes From a Very Close Election In the Trump era it is the movement that Sanders … Continue reading

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A Time for Refusal

Gentle Reader – Allegory sometimes makes it easier to see what is happening to us. Teju Cole is the author, most recently, of the essay collection “Known and Strange Things.” He is the New York Times magazine’s photography critic. —————————————————– … Continue reading

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Trump Health-Care Agenda Evolves Toward Core Republican Thinking – The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/trump-health-care-agenda-evolves-toward-core-republican-thinking/2016/11/11/a31858c4-a828-11e6-8fc0-7be8f848c492_story.html?tid=a_inl#comments   By Amy Goldstein November 11 During the brief period since his election, President-elect Donald Trump has begun to revise his health-care agenda in ways that conform more closely to the heart of Republican thinking in recent decades.On the … Continue reading

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Labor Leaders Deserve Their Share of the Blame for Donald Trump’s Victory | Portside

http://portside.org/2016-11-13/labor-leaders-deserve-their-share-blame-donald-trump%e2%80%99s-victory   Labor Leaders Deserve Their Share of the Blame for Donald Trump’s Victory Printer-friendly version Radicals have long argued that American labor leaders are not only isolated from their rank and file, but actually have a set of interests … Continue reading

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