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Does Social Security Affect The Deficit? Here’s The Answer, From Ronald Reagan – VIDEO

Does Social Security Affect The Deficit? Here’s The Answer, From Ronald Reagan – VIDEO

The question has lingered for decades: Does Social Security affect the deficit? Well here’s the answer and from none other that the Republican icon and Tea Party favorite – Ronald Reagan. Jim Leher, the executive editor and a former news anchor for the PBS NewsHour, reported in Sept. 2000 that “Ronald Reagan’s comfort before the […]

‘What to the Slave is 4th of July?’ – James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass – VIDEO

‘What to the Slave is 4th of July?’ – James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass – VIDEO

What of the best known speeches by Frederick Douglass is “What to the slave is the Fourth of July?” – delivered in Rochester, New York, on July 5, 1852. The speech, given at an event commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence, was filled with biting oratory in which the abolitionist leader told his […]

Sick And Tired Of Big-Mouthed Closed-Minded People? Me Too!

Sick And Tired Of Big-Mouthed Closed-Minded People? Me Too!

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third in a series of rants by Tanna. You can read the first, Not Politics As Usual… Trickle Down This!, and second, Fabulous Fun Facts, Brought To You By The Founding Fathers, by clicking on the titles. I’m still so f-cking sick and tired of big-mouthed closed-minded people that live […]

‘Church & State Are, And Must Remain, Separate’ – Ronald Reagan

‘Church & State Are, And Must Remain, Separate’ – Ronald Reagan

Modern conservatives sure do love Ronald Reagan. Some might say they’re even a little obsessed with him. The Facebook page Being Conservative features a profile picture of Reagan. Visit any conservative page or site and you’ll probably see some whining about the good ol’ days when Reagan was president and how much better off we […]

Former Security Chief: Bush and Cheney Guilty of War Crimes – The World Agrees

Former Security Chief: Bush and Cheney Guilty of War Crimes – The World Agrees

Richard Clarke, the man that no one in the Cheney/Bush administration listened to because what could he possibly know, had a conversation on Democracy Now with Amy Goodman last week and in no uncertain terms, slammed his most recent bosses. In case you don’t know who Richard Clarke is, and there’s no reason you should, […]

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