The Death of Moderates: Extreme Problems Require Extreme Solutions

The Death of Moderates: Extreme Problems Require Extreme Solutions By Ted Rall “Given his druthers, Obama will pursue the most left-leaning course that he can get away with.” So says Jennifer Rubin, a right-wing pundit at the neoconservative-leaning Washington Post. “Obama,” Rubin claims, “would have marched through his entire liberal agenda--if he had the votes.” This, of course, assumes that Obama ever had a liberal agenda. There’s not much evidence of that. Moreover, Obama did have the votes in Congress to get almost everything that he wanted. [...]

Too Pig to Jail?

Ban Foreclosures Now By Ted Rall What would happen to you if you got caught forging a mortgage application? You’d go to jail. And rightly so. In one case in Florida, an employee of GMAC Mortgage admitted under oath that he personally forged 10,000 foreclosure affidavits. This low-level schlub is the tip of the tip of a massive iceberg, one of countless “robo-signers” whom voracious banks including GMAC, Bank of America, Citibank and JPMorganChase hired in order to kick American families out of their homes as quickly [...]

By |2010-11-01T12:35:36-05:00November 1st, 2010|Banking Reform, Big Business, Commentary, Ted Rall, Writers|0 Comments

NO ONE DARE CALL IT FASCISM Protofascism Comes to America

*Protofascism Comes to America*- The Rise of the Tea Party Is the Tea Party racist? Democrats who play liberals on TV say it isn’t. Vice President Joe Biden says the Tea Party “is not a racist organization” per se, but allows that “at least elements that were involved in some of the Tea Party folks expressed racist views.” Right-wing Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has received permission to form an official Tea Party Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives. It’s official. The Tea Party matters. So: is it [...]

By |2010-08-03T12:15:02-05:00August 1st, 2010|Featured|0 Comments

Change-Links—February 2010

Impeach the Dirty 5 The Print Edition PDF Shed a Tear for Our Democracy By Robert Weissman Haitian Earthquake: Made in the U.S.A. Why the Blood Is on Ur Hands By Ted Rall The Worlds Least Powerful Man: Obama By Paul Craig Roberts Nader's Utopian Narrative Rich with Ideas and Inspiration By Chaparral Fireland Corporate Personhood , Should Be Bannied Once and For All By Ralph Nader US Hati Occupation Worries Chavez By Carlos Quintanilla Some Guys By John Johnson ———— February Calendar

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