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Here's a statistic that George W, most presidential candidates, and the majority of Congress critters are not aware of, much less dealing with, even though this statistic affects millions of American families: $4 a gallon.
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When Henry Paulson was plucked out of Goldman Sachs last year by George W to be treasury secretary, he had amassed a multimillion-dollar personal fortune as a Wall Street banker and was hailed by Bush... [read more]
Time for another peek [lifestyle theme] into the “Lifestyles of the Rich… and Cranky.”
Those of us in the riff-raff class rarely realize how hard life is for the rich. I... [read more]
What world do these Republican candidates live in? Certainly not the one you and I do!
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What happened to the good ol’ American notion of the common good – the idea that we’re all in this together, trying to build a strong, unified society by fairly sharing the economic gains that... [read more]
One of the most oxymoronic and obnoxious phrases in America today is this: “The working poor.”
We live in the richest nation in the history of the world, and it’s... [read more]
I know some of you snooty people look down on us Texans – thinking we're just rubes and riff-raff with no class. But let me just point this out to you: Austin is to... [read more]
If you want to know how congress works, don t bother reading a civics book... just read Sen. Bob Packwood s Diaries. Whoa! What a raunchy guy, huh? But the nastiest revelations in this Oregon Republican s diaries might not... [read more]
Quick, somebody call a doctor . . . I think I'm about to say something good about a Republican! Auugggghh . . . too late, here it comes: Linda Smith is doing her party -- and all of us --... [read more]
It still seems wrong to me that in our so-called democracy -- where 80-percent of us make less than $50,000 a year -- those who supposedly represent us in Congress are way more likely to be in the Millionaire Class... [read more]