Monthly Archives: October 2011

Vicious Lie – It Isn’t “Clashes”. It’s Brutal Cop Attacks

As Scott Olsen lies in an induced coma in Oakland after having been shot by police after they drove out Occupy Oakland protesters the media talks about “clashes”. Here it is in the San Francisco Chronicle story. This is what … Continue reading

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Short Speech At Rally: “Abolish Wall Street”

It’s on youtube

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Crappy Outlook for Job Growth

Oct. 24. Bloomberg News says companies are planning less hiring than any time since early 2010. “29 percent of companies said they would increase hiring, down from 43 percent in July, while 59 percent reported they plan no change in … Continue reading

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Greece: ” We are going back to the standard of living our grandfathers had.”

Oct. 24. So says Eliza Giannakaromi, who was marching with municipal employees in this week’s general strike. “It is happening at every level of society”, said Stelios Georgiou, a refuse collector who was holding a banner that said: “We want … Continue reading

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Viral Video – A Banker’s Tax

A half million people have looked at this British video

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9-9-9 May be the Plan for You :)

Oct. 13 If you think the rich pay too much and working people pay too little the 9-9-9 tax is the plan for you. Right now the bottom 40% (nearly half of all US taxpayers) pay no federal income tax … Continue reading

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The Top 1% by the Numbers

What can we say about the top 1%? Interesting article in the Washington Post. In the country overall their average income is $517,000. This compares to $50,000 to for the average American household. In New York City the top 1% … Continue reading

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Half a Million Government Jobs Lost

Oct. 6 The news today that there’s been 150,000 more jobs created in the last two months may cover up some ugly facts. The number of long term unemployed (over six months) is over 6 million and it went up … Continue reading

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Making Demands on Wall Street

by Stanley Heller Oct. 4. I can agree with Occupy Wall Street people who are suspicious of making demands on Wall St., ideas for “reform” or “change” that in the end won’t amount to a hill of beans. In fact … Continue reading

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