Tag Archives: poverty

Summerell: The Great Society at Fifty

by J.J. Summerell
Chair, Libertarian Party of North Carolina

RALEIGH – Fifty years ago, at the campuses of Ohio University and the University of Michigan, President Lyndon Johnson ushered in the Great Society, a bold and ambitious undertaking of the federal government with two admirable and noble objectives: the elimination of poverty and the elimination of racial injustice.… Read more ...

Root: Krugman Wrong on Capital Gains

Paul Krugman Is Wrong About Capital Gains Taxes
by Wayne Allyn Root – Capitalist Evangelist

http://blogs.forbes.com/wayneroot/

Paul Krugman is a liberal. He’s also untruthful on the topic of capital gain taxes. Like President Barack Obama and most liberal Democratic politicians, Krugman’s contortions about capital gains taxes are so pathetic you’d think he owned stock in Pinnochio Inc.… Read more ...

Green Party NYS: Gov’s State-of-State does little for 99% of New Yorkers

Repost from onthewilderside, based on a post at GPNYS/Green Party of New York State:

Governor Cuomo’s agenda for 2012 is designed to maintain the power and wealth of the 1%, promoting austerity rather than prosperity for the vast majority of New Yorkers.

“We need a Green New Deal, financed through progressive taxes.… Read more ...

Cheri Honkala: Occupy Homes! – A Sheriff to Protect People Over Banks

Emailed to IPR:

Dear Independent,

ARE YOU READY?

TO BE BOLD!

AND FOLLOW THE WISDOM OF YOUR HEART…

Last February Cheri Honkala held a press conference announcing that she planned to run for Sheriff of Philadelphia with the Green Party. It was quite unconventional that a formerly homeless single mother who has been arrested over 200 times in the past 25 years for her anti-poverty work would seek the office of Sheriff however this move was almost inevitable.… Read more ...

Darrell Castle: ‘The Obamas Go to India — Let Them Eat Cake’

constitutionparty.com
by Darrell Castle
Constitution Party Vice-Chairman

Legend holds that during one of the famines that swept across France during the reign of Louis XVI, his Queen, Marie Antoinette, upon being told that the peasants had no bread, replied, “Let them eat cake.”

That phrase has acquired symbolic importance over the years when used to demonstrate the complete lack of concern and selfishness of the upper classes toward working people.… Read more ...