Mission Statement: Tea Party, Revised, Etc.

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Robert Bly once wrote a poem entitled “Those Being Eaten By America” in which he concluded: “the world will soon break up into small colonies of the saved.” In Bly’s vision salvation came by turning one’s back on predatory capitalism. In the poem, big industry was devouring its workers–it literally ate them alive.    Bly’s […]

NYTimes: Republicans Seek Big Cuts in Environmental Rules

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With the nation’s attention diverted by the drama over the debt ceiling, Republicans in the House of Representatives are loading up an appropriations bill with 39 ways — and counting — to significantly curtail environmental regulation. Republicans have loaded a House appropriations bill with provisions to severely curtail environmental oversight. http://nyti.ms/n7WVwe Sent from my iPhone

From Justice for All

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The clock is ticking. Last minute talks in Congress and the Administration to develop a deficit reduction strategy have turned out two major proposals:the Reid plan and the Boehner plan. Both plans could result in devastating cuts to Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security after six months of passing. With the fate of our country hanging […]