davidl on November 27th, 2011

Robert Reich continues to demonstrate that his blood never quite reaches his brain, from San Francisco Chronicle: A funny thing happened to the First Amendment on its way to the public forum: It was hijacked. According to the Supreme Court, money is now speech, and corporations are now people. Yet when real people without money […]

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davidl on November 19th, 2011

Has anybody ever called Robert Reich smart?    I never have.   To prove  that Reich is two all beef patties short of  a quarter pounder, consider this Reich idiocy from the Puffington Post: The real question is how to stop this austerity train wreck, and substitute the following: First: No cuts before jobs are back — […]

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davidl on April 13th, 2011

Reich come up short,  from Robert Reich, Puffington Post: I hope the president decides he has to take a stand, and the sooner the better. Last December he caved in to Republican demands that the Bush tax cut be extended to wealthier Americans for two more years, at a cost of more than $60 billion. […]

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davidl on February 7th, 2011

Dumbo’s green economics, from Debra Saunders,RCP: The problem is that Obama thinks that green jobs are the answer to the anemic economy recovery. And he clings to that belief in the face of contrary evidence. I would have better described it as Obama believes.   Thinking is above Dumbo’s pay grade. Reich comes up short, from […]

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davidl on January 7th, 2011

Robert Reich comes up short, from Puffington Post: Public servants are convenient scapegoats. Republicans would rather deflect attention from corporate executive pay that continues to rise as corporate profits soar, even as corporations refuse to hire more workers. They don’t want stories about Wall Street bonuses, now higher than before taxpayers bailed out the Street. […]

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Eric Florack on November 9th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere….The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble RECOVERY? WHAT RECOVERY? Surber takes a look. And ummm Gang? Remember, now; the 10.2% quoted by the government doesn’t include those who were fored into part time work or who have simply given up trying to find work. […]

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Eric Florack on November 6th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble FLIPPANT PRESIDENT? Linda Chavez makes a point I happened to catch Savage making last night while dialing around the band last night.: We still don’t know what was behind the killings at Fort Hood this afternoon, in which […]

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Eric Florack on October 2nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere..The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble UNEMPLOYMENT AT 9.8%: That’s far worse than was estimated… about double, in fact. And if you count those who have simply giving up trying to locate a job, it goes to 17%. Hope and change. WHERE’S YOUR HEAD, […]

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davidl on May 8th, 2009

Robert Reich, Salon, issues a warming: The President seems to me especially thoughtful and passionate about one of the great moral questions of domestic policy today: widening inequality of income and wealth, and therefore of opportunity and political power. As I’ve noted before, as recently as 1980, the richest 1 percent of Americans took home […]

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davidl on January 22nd, 2009

Great quotes: Said by many after Nine-Eleven:  We are all Americans. Said by  Dubya and  many Americans after the Soviet invasion of Georgia:   We are all Georgians. What should be said after Charlies Rangel and Robert Reich a/k/a Shorty, write the stimulus package:  We are all niggers now. Well Brother Bit, we are now niggers.  […]

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davidl on January 24th, 2008

In this case, the shock is not what is being said about B.J. Clinton, but rather who is saying it: I write this more out of sadness than anger. Bill Clinton’s ill-tempered and ill-founded attacks on Barack Obama are doing no credit to the former President, his legacy, or his wife’s campaign. Nor are they […]

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