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Hatred of the weak and the poor

Living in America has taught Matt Taibbi that we as a society have “a profound hatred of the weak and the poor.”

That’s one claim the former Rolling Stone writer makes in his new book, “The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap.” Taibbi defended this statement in a HuffPost Live interview on Tuesday. 147 more words

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A Paradox of the American Economy

A telling point of America’s economy is that the amount of stakeholders in our national debt is maybe higher than ever. Obviously, the recent Bank and Auto Bailouts, in addition to an increase in healthcare subsidies to occur, underscore this. 748 more words

Economics

U.S. jobless claims rose more than expected

Reuters

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to some strength in the labor market. 288 more words

a new energy paradigm

FINALLY, the hemp industrial and environmental revolution is here! Obama signed the new Farm Bill into law : HR 525 & S. 359 paving the way for states to begin cultivation of industrial hemp for research purposes.   120 more words

PUTIN IGNORES THE WORLD POLICE......MOVES TO ABSORB CRIMEA

Vladimir Putin the leader of Russia has ignored the United States, (World Police), and taken action to absorb Crimea as per the wishes, I might add, of the Crimean people.  757 more words

News And Politics

SO A POPE WALKS INTO THE CAPITOL BUILDING...

House Speaker John Boehner has invited Pope Francis to come and address Congress. Keep in mind, this Pope has been fairly revolutionary in a lot of his ideas, especially those to do with money, and even more especially money for the poor, whom conservatives seem to hate. 23 more words

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