"I will be willing to spend whatever political capital is necessary ... I give you my word."
The Post attacks Sanders for failing to have a “plausible” plan for plugging looming deficits as the American population ages.
“Judging from gun-control activists reactions, Sanders has a long way to go to undo the damage his past pro-gun law decisions have caused with many potential supporters.”
“Just as democracy and peace are mutually reinforcing, perpetual war and perpetual corruption are mutually reinforcing. The concentrated power involved in conducting war corrupts; corruption undermines democracy, the surest way to peace.”
“What we need is a Higher World Order where building nations is more profitable than destroying them; conducting fair trade with other nations is more mutually beneficial than occupying them and stealing their resources; and living in a multi-polar world is more peaceful and profitable than one nation hopelessly clinging on to a dangerous fantasy of a unipolar world.”
The lobbying industry, despite a small decline in revenue, is still the fastest way to make big bucks in Washington.
At his town hall meeting in Iowa City, Ben Carson was asked why he does not publicly accept climate change to which Carson replies climate science is “politicized.”
It is unknown who will be called to testify at the hearing, or why the Governor of the State, whose administration and appointees were responsible for the decisions that led to the public being forced to drink and bathe in contaminated water for so long, isn’t being called to the hearing.
The Bernie Sanders' campaign now has received over 3 million contributions, once again breaking the record for the all-time highest number of campaign contributions.
To avoid further crises with huge tragic social costs, we have an urgent task to bring finance back under democratic control, to reconfigure society’s relation to finance capital, indeed, to Capital itself.