Monthly Archives: July 2017

Daily hygiene

If readers would like to see this blog deleted, please let me know. So few people come here that I’m thinking of deleting it anyway. Anyway, to be a full member of society is to defend the lies of society. In most … Continue reading

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The AEI proposal

QUESTION: Will we ever get Universal Medicare or Universal Social Security? ANSWER: Yes, if public pressure builds up enough. Then the money-powers will use such programs to further screw us. How? The neoliberal American Enterprise Institute has a suggestion: give us Universal Social Security, but make … Continue reading

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Re. the movie industry

I want to say a word (farther below) about the movie industry. But first… The Budget Control Act of 2011 was supposed to cut (i.e. “sequester”) federal spending on the Pentagon, so that politicians would have an excuse to cut social programs … Continue reading

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Yellen ain’t tellin’

Both Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke occasionally admitted the truth about U.S. government finances, but Janet Yellen never does. Twice a year she meets with the House Financial Services in a room where a “national debt clock” is permanently installed to remind … Continue reading

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Addicted to suffering

The article above is full of lies from beginning to end. In reality, Social Security has no “funding woes.” The FICA tax does not pay for Social Security, any more than a “points tax” would pay for points on a … Continue reading

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Just now I “biffed”

In the world of skiing, motorcycle racing, or skateboarding, the colloquial expression “to biff” means to fall down hard. Visualize a person’s face slamming into the ground; the sound of the impact combining with his suddenly exhaled breath to create … Continue reading

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Classic Krugman

Before I mention Paul Krugman, last Saturday in Panama Beach FL six members of a single family plus four other swimmers were swept out to sea by rip currents. A few people tried to save them, but they too became stranded in the … Continue reading

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