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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

What Did You Expect?

Selling out his supporters is something at which Barack Obama is setting new records. His choice of the homophobic, anti-abortion pastor Rick Warren to give the invocation at his presidential inauguration is only the latest in a string of betrayals since election day.

Having already reneged on his promise to poor Americans struggling with energy bills, Obama is now spitting in the face of gays, lesbians and feminists. We expect he will soon denounce Native Americans in favor of the banks and energy companies robbing Indian trust funds blind.

Well, what did you expect from a guy who built his career sucking up to Wall Street?

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Markets Are the Problem

Present focus on rescuing markets is wrongheaded. Markets are the problem. Promoting a just economy, democratic political life, and responsible citizenship through the democratization of capital ownership is the only solution to our woes.