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Privatization is the Holy Grail of Corporate Greed

Posted on 04/01/2013 07:02:25 PM

The great con of capitalism is the ability of corporations to fleece the federal coffers and taxpayers for their own private gain.  Through a well-orchestrated campaign, they managed to convince taxpayers that “government is too big” and “federal workers are too lazy and too ...

Don’t want to be called Racist? Stop Being a Racist!

Posted on 04/01/2013 07:00:08 PM

It has been a week since the CPAC Convention, but I must confess to still being haunted by the exchange between a Black audience member (God help him) and what I call, the CPAC Racist.  In case you missed it: A CPAC session called 'Trump the Race Card' devolved into  chaos when a Tea Party ...

How Republicans are Sabotaging the Economy

Posted on 04/01/2013 06:57:03 PM

We have a spending problem, because we have a revenue problem.  We have a revenue problem because we have massive unemployment....it's that simple.   Millions of employed would pay taxes, raising revenue.  They would contribute to Social Security and Medicare.  The cost of unemployment ...

Fiscal Cliff 2

Posted on 02/24/2013 03:32:00 PM

The Sequester Affair The Congress and the President are at it again.  We are facing yet another fiscal crisis.  We will call this one The Sequester Affair.  It seems like a bad rerun and The Sunday Night Blog takes a fresh look at an old problem: http://rjptalk.wordpress.com/2013/02/24/fiscal-cliff-2/  ...

Are we a good example for the rest of the world

Posted on 11/27/2012 08:26:39 PM

Every country has its own set of political problems, but at least the voters for the most part understand that voting is a futile exercise. The United States has found itself as a leader of democracy and an instigator of sorts, to help other countries develop a democracy of their own. The only question ...

Jumping off the fiscal cliff

Posted on 11/24/2012 03:08:10 PM

The dommsday scenario has been looming for a while now.  The Sunday Night Blog looked at it back in September.  The lack of action by Congress has been apparent all year, but now it is starting get notice.  For this reason, Sunday Night has taken another look at the financial disaster ...

Exercising your rights

Posted on 11/04/2012 09:17:10 PM

One of our most fundamental rights is the right to vote.  It is from this right that our leaders gain their power.  It is the "consent of the governed."  The Sunday Night Blog makes the case for creating a "landslide" of votes on Tuesday:  http://rjptalk.wordpress.com/2012/11/04/exercising-your-rights/  ...

Religion in the presidential elections

Posted on 09/28/2012 01:13:37 PM

The average individual today will spend at least 1 or 2 hours a week following through with their beliefs that a Creator exists and they want to acknowledge it. While that may be an acceptable practice in their eyes, it is far from what He expects from us. As a country we seem to care a whole lot more ...

Financial cliff

Posted on 09/17/2012 09:17:58 PM

Do you like looking over the edge of a cliff?  It can be very scary.  Falling over may mean no future or at least a rough one.  We are on the edge of the financial cliff right now and that is the subject of the Sunday Night Blog: http://rjptalk.wordpress.com/2012/09/16/walking-off-the-cliff/  ...

Honesty and dedication is all I want

Posted on 09/07/2012 04:49:15 PM

When I heard that an ex-president would be speaking at the DNC convention I secretly hoped that it would be GW, of course I knew such a possibility would never exist. In an attempt to give him every possible boost in the polls, our beloved leader begged for his former colleague to say a few words. There ...

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