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Pro-soda group’s “concern” for poor is bull-doo

So now, are we to believe that the pro-soda, pro-diabetes, pro-obesity lobby is coming to the defense of the poor in the United States? If the anti-soda tax people cared, they'd get behind a Universal Basic Income.

By | 2018-02-11T13:59:06+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Poverty and income, Uncategorized, Universal Basic Income|0 Comments

FDR’s Freedom from Want: Time to Remember

- Photo by John Simoes (jsfotographic.tumblr.com) - FDR despised soup kitchens and bread lines and thought them to be shameful evidence of our failure to create income distribution policies for our people.

By | 2018-01-06T13:04:05+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Politicians, all types, Poverty and income|0 Comments

“Doorbusters” and the American Way

I would like to remind people that the term "doorbusters," that is now used widely by Kohl's, JCPenney, and practically every retailer in their advertisements was created after the death of a Wal-Mart worker named Jdimytai Damour in 2008. He died on Black Friday, trampled to death by shoppers who cared about nothing but scoring [...]

By | 2018-02-11T16:30:55+00:00 November 30th, 2013|Incivility, bad manners|0 Comments