Tag Archives: wealth disparity

‘A milk cow with 310 million tits’

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I’ve been saying for a while now that the real threat to Social Security isn’t just the privatization hawks like Pete Peterson or retirement age experimenters like John Boehner, but also President Obama’s bipartisan Catfood Commission. Here we have a Democratic president, who has appointed a panel designed for the sole purpose of making drastic [...]

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The GOP comprehensive recovery plan: Eat the poor

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Back during the healthcare debate, certain Republicans claimed we didn’t need reform because when the existing healthcare system failed, private charity organizations would magically step in to fill the void. Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) told an uninsured woman with growing tumors that she should seek “existing government programs” or find charity. CHURCHILL: I have a very close [...]

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Class war: Criminalizing poverty

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As opposed to supporting raising wages and passing a public option in order to forge a more egalitarian future, it appears members of the elite have committed themselves to controlling the growing underclass by criminalizing poverty. David Walker, a lackey of billionaire and Social Security pirate, Pete Peterson, openly pined for the days of debtors’ [...]

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Corporations find another way to break the poor by fighting unemployment claims

At the inception of a typical Employer-Employee relationship, there is usually an implied or contractually guaranteed understanding that the Employer bears certain responsibilities. However, the burden of the Employer-Employee relationship increasingly falls exclusively on the Employee. The Employer scrapes the bone by slashing the safety net, raking in huge rewards, while the Employee is told to [...]

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