Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: Ronald Reagan

High taxes – And the Reagan response

“I would suggest going back to our older society by raising taxes on the rich and enforcing anti-trust laws.”

Ronald Reagan’s racism should come as no surprise

In the wake of Ronald Reagan being discovered on the Nixon tapes calling African diplomats “monkeys” who are “still uncomfortable wearing shoes,”...

NYT presents social security cuts as ‘solution’ to problem of social...

It’s hard to improve on economist and FAIR contributor Dean Baker’s observation that corporate media’s calls for cuts to programs for the elderly under...

Demand an end to the taxation of Social Security benefits

And no fix they come up with should come out of the pockets of workers or retirees.

Nixon, Reagan paved way for GOP’s race-charged health agenda

These voters – and the rest of the country – deserve an alternative to the politics of division, fear, and hate.

On John Lewis: Unsolicited advice for Donald Trump

This isn't about being politically correct – this is about being Presidential.

Trump: The Dress Rehearsal for Fascism

Our system of inverted totalitarianism has within it the seeds of an overt or classical fascism.

The Best and Worst Presidents on Taxes

From Reagan to Roosevelt, tax fairness continues to fluctuate along with our elected leaders.

That Time Ronald Reagan Opened Iran and Illegally Sold Weapons to...

President Obama and other permanent members of the UN Security Council removed 5 years of conventional arms embargo imposed on Iran in 2007. Will we soon hear a lot of talk from "Reagan-worshiping Republicans" about this provision?

Williams Incident: Reagan and Bush Lied About Military Records but Got...

Many conservatives are currently criticizing NBC nightly news anchor Brian Williams for embellishing an experience he had at the beginning of the Iraq War. These same conservatives, however, continue idolizing Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush who “embellished” a lot of stories in wartime.

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How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

Babies poop has ten times more microplastics than in adults, study finds

“Unfortunately, with the modern lifestyle, babies are exposed to so many different things for which we don't know what kind of effect they can have later in their life.”

WHO updates Air Quality Guidelines

The WHO determined that air pollution inflicts on human health at even lower concentrations than previously understood.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.