Canada’s never-ending Senate scandals may be the worst in the entire world

DemocracyBy Henry McRandall
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Like the U.S. Senate, Canada’s Senate is supposed to be a chamber of “sober second thought,” charged with reviewing proposed federal legislation and promoting changes that might better serve the intent of the legislation. That, however, is where the similarity ends. In reality, it is nothing more and nothing less than a cesspool of unrestrained corruption and crime. Continue reading “Canada’s never-ending Senate scandals may be the worst in the entire world”

How the Top1% uses racism & bigotry to keep the Other99% from uniting

By Henry McRandallRacism
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Ever since Europe discovered the so-called “New World” more than 500 years ago, racism, misogyny (hatred of women), homophobia and other forms of bigotry have been the most powerful tools in the Top1%’s bag-of-dirty-tricks to keep their victims – the Other99% – from ever uniting as one and challenging the illicit wealth and power of the self-anointed ruling class. Continue reading “How the Top1% uses racism & bigotry to keep the Other99% from uniting”

As the EU & IMF tighten the noose, will Russia rescue anti-austerity Greece?

By Henry McRandallaaactive
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As the anti-austerity Greek government careens toward a default on its European Union “bailout”, will Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ Syriza government find a savior in Russian President Vladimir Putin? Tsipras’ scheduled appearance before the Kremlin tomorrow could provide an answer that could force the European Central Bank to back off on the issue of ongoing government austerity. Continue reading “As the EU & IMF tighten the noose, will Russia rescue anti-austerity Greece?”

Why are Teabagger ‘birthers’ giving right-wing nutbar Ted Cruz a free ride?

aaaaaaakochBy Henry McRandall
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Ever since Barack Obama launched his first campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2007, the so-called ‘birthers’ – primarily GOP Teabaggers but also a motley assortment of other white supremacists and right-wing nut jobs – having been screaming their coded racist chant that Obama was not qualified to be U.S. president because he was allegedly born in Kenya – or on Mars or some other fairy-tale place of origin. But now that one of their own – seriously demented Republican presidential nomination candidate Ted Cruz – who by his own admission was not born in the U.S. but in Canada – is running, we’re hearing nothing but pregnant silence from the ‘birthers’ who just couldn’t stop chattering about Obama. Why? Continue reading “Why are Teabagger ‘birthers’ giving right-wing nutbar Ted Cruz a free ride?”

Nonstop U.S./NATO aggression makes all westerners ‘terror’ targets

WarBy Henry McRandall
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It has now been almost 12 years since Bush The Boy (former U.S. president George W. Bush) strutted in a bomber jacket aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln and declared “Mission accomplished” to a country and a world weary of the consequences of U.S./NATO aggression almost everywhere on Earth. Now that the U.S. and its “allies” had allegedly “liberated” and “democratized” Iraq by ousting dictator Saddam Hussein, everything would now once again be right with the world. But it didn’t quite work out that way. Continue reading “Nonstop U.S./NATO aggression makes all westerners ‘terror’ targets”

34 years of “voodoo economics” threaten the continued survival of all humankind

Capitalist fictionBy Henry McRandall
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When George H.W. Bush – or Bush The Daddy, if you prefer – was running against the Great Prevaricator (read – the Great Liar), Ronald Reagan, for the Republican presidential nomination in 1980, he correctly depicted Reagan’s proposed “trickle-down economics” as “voodoo economics”. In the past 34 years, the havoc created by “trickle-down” insanity has proven Bush’s initial depiction of the Reagan plan was bang on! But after Reagan won the nomination and chose Daddy Bush as his running mate, Daddy Bush changed his tune and the Other99% of Americans, Canadians, Europeans and others have paid a horrific price. Continue reading “34 years of “voodoo economics” threaten the continued survival of all humankind”

Here’s how the Top1% lavish rewards upon their sleazy puppet political prostitutes

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By Henry McRandall
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Just weeks after resigning as Canada’s foreign affairs minister and as a long-serving Conservative MP (Member of Parliament), John Baird is already receiving the lavish post-politics awards he will be reaping for the favors he generously bestowed on the Top1% – at the expense of hard-working Canadian taxpayers – while a member of sleazeball Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government. Continue reading “Here’s how the Top1% lavish rewards upon their sleazy puppet political prostitutes”