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Can we have a worker security program or a 21st Century New Deal? I have an idea...

Started by Robert Myers in The Nation Social Network. Last reply by Falcon in a Tree Apr 3. 1 Reply

I have no idea what I am doing.  I have never posted here before and probably am in the wrong spot and I apologize.  I generally don't open up online or "blog" as I am usually to radical for most people's taste.  The code name I have for this…Continue

Tags: socialism, new, dea, class, working

Extension of Unemployment Benefits into 2014

Started by Ray Kawano in Taking a Position. Last reply by Robert Myers Mar 8. 2 Replies

What is SO frustrating is the seeming inability of so many elected officials in positions of power to simply connect the dots to arrive at a solution to the unemployment problem.  They HAVE the education and training - so WHAT'S WRONG WITH THEM? The…Continue

Who do you want answering the phone at 3 a.m.?

Started by Falcon in a Tree in Talking Politics. Last reply by Falcon in a Tree Feb 7. 6 Replies

Do you all remember the commercial against the Presidential candidate Barack Obama? Do you remember who threw that sink at him?If Clinton is the "cough, cough" Presidential candidate in 2016, she'll be 69.Do you remember who was 69 in 1980? If…Continue

The Republicans did get something

Started by Falcon in a Tree in Talking Politics Oct 20, 2013. 0 Replies

I was watching MSNBC and heard about this story. As you can tell the Republicans are sick and twisted, even without booze.  …Continue



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