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Broke the Koch Brothers' Takeover of America


This is the year that the Republican right-wing, backed by corporate sponsors like the billionaire Koch brothers, have declared all-out war on public sector unions. It’s the culmination of a decades-long crusade against organized labor, which has only hit the national radar screen in recent months. The showdown in Wisconsin between Scott Walker and the unions has changed all that: suddenly, Americans had their eyes opened up to just how ruthlessly and cynically the Republican right was ready to fight to destroy public sector unions because they see it as a way to cripple the Democratic Party by killing off a major source of funding, as well as political muscle and votes. (more…)

April 28th, 2011 | Comments (62)

Property Taxes Are For Parasites: Billionaires Use The "Fake Farm Loophole" To Not Pay Any...

For all those feeling the pinch this Tax Day, rest assured America’s wealthiest one percent have no idea what you’re going through. Not only have they shaved over $100 billion off their income taxes thanks to Bush’s tax cuts, but many won’t be paying their property taxes, either.

April 14th, 2011 | Comments (19)

The Great Higher Education Swindle! Secret Of Success For World's Top 25 Billionaires: University Education Is For Suckers!

September 16th, 2010 | Comments (1)

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June 19th, 2010 | Comments (1)

A People's History of Koch Industries: How Stalin Funded the Tea Party Movement

This article was first published on “I would rather live under a bridge than live under socialism” —tea bagger slogan   Everyone knows that Tea Party revolutionaries fear and hate socialism about as much as the Antichrist. Which is…

April 17th, 2010 | Comments (113) Radio’s Scott Horton takes time out from global issues to talk with Mark Ames on the battle on the home front: the American economy. Horton is a Libertarian and Ames definitely isn’t, so some sparks fly before the two…

November 2nd, 2009 | Comments (49)