Archive for the ‘Deficit’ Category

Video-6 (Part 2 0f 4)–The Immoral U.S. Suffocation of Iran: Reasons for the U.S. to Occupy the Middle East

October 9 | Posted by Heyward Hawkins | 545, Action, advocate for the people, Afghanistan, Alternative Energy, Awareness, Bailout, Bernie Sanders, Big Business, Big Oil, Billionaires, Blood for Minerals, Blood for Oil, Brainwashing, BS Detector, Business Roundtable, Campaigning, China, Civilization, Commodities, Common Sense, Compromise, Congress, Congressional, Congressional Reform, Contract, Contracts, Control, Controls, Cooperation, Deficit, Democratic Party, Economy, Elections, Federal Gasoline Tax, Federal Tax, Fuel, Fuel Prices, Gasoline Price Gouging, Gasoline Prices, Gasoline Tax, General, Globalization, GOP, Gouging, Government Control, Greed, greedy, Greg Palast, Herald-Tribune, high-definition, Hood Robin Party, Hope, Hostage Taking, House, House of Representatives, IMF, Immoral, Imports, Impoverish, In the News, Independent, International Monetary Fund, Intimidation, Iran, Iraq, Irrationality, Legislator, Legislators, Mahatma Gandhi, Manipulate, Manipulation, Marketing, Mean, Media, Middle Class, Middle East, Middling People, Mideast, Military, Murder, Nuclear, Nuclear Fuel, Obama, Obama Tax Cuts, Occupation, Occupy, Oligarchy, OPEC, Opinion, playing hostage, Political Theatre, Poor, POTUS, Poverty, Public Campaign Financing, Public Citizen, Reform, Renewable Energy, Renewables, Representative, Republican Party, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Screwed, Senate, Senator, Senator Harry Reid, Servant, Servants, Slap in the Face, Smoke-and-Mirrors, Social Justice, Solutions, Speculation, Speculator, Spineless, subservient, Subsidies, Subsidy, Suffocation, Supreme Court, Tea Party, Ted Turner, Terrorism in Washington, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, The Rich, Think, third party, Third World America, U.S. Empire, U.S. Military, Unemployment, unwealthy, Wall Street, Wealthy, welfare, Western Civilization, White House Blog, Working Class, World Bank

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Blog #40–2012 Budget: Social Justice

April 15 | Posted by Heyward Hawkins | 2012 Budget, 2012 Budget Plan, Awareness, Big Business, Big Oil, Bipartisan Budget Cuts, Bipartisan Budget Deal, Blood for Oil, Budget Cuts, Budget Deal, Common Sense, Compromise, Controls, Cooperation, Deficit, Democratic Party, Economy, Federal Gasoline Tax, Federal Tax, Fuel, Fuel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Gasoline Tax, General, GOP, Government Control, Greed, Healthcare, Hood Robin Party, Impoverish, In the News, John D'Agostino, Letter to Congress, Medicare, Middle Class, Middling People, Obama, Obama Tax Cuts, OPEC, Opinion, Political Theatre, Poverty, Regulations, Republican 2012 Budget Plan, Republican Party, Slap in the Face, Social Justice, Solutions, Spineless, Taxes, The Rich, Think, Wall Street, Wealthy, Working Class

April 15, 2011 2012 Budget: Social Justice Today, I have been listening to the debates on the House floor regarding the Republican 2012 Budget Plan (redundant: a budget is a plan) and the proposed Democrat amendment. The Republican plan will decrease government financial assistance to the less-fortunate citizens, and increase government financial assistance to the health insurance companies as part of the Republican... Read more

Blog #37–Michigan Is Screwed!

March 16 | Posted by Heyward Hawkins | Bernie Sanders, Big Business, Big Oil, Business Roundtable, Deficit, Democratic Party, Economy, Elections, Florida, General, GOP, Hood Robin Party, In the News, Independent, Michigan, Middle Class, Middling People, Obama, Obama Tax Cuts, Ohio, Oligarchy, Opinion, Republican Party, Screwed, Social Justice, Solutions, Solutions Party, Taxes, The Rich, Think, Third World America, Wealthy, Wisconsin, Working Class

March 16, 2011 Michigan Is Screwed! And Wisconsin, how are you doing? And how about you, Florida and Ohio? Admittedly, the Left Wing, including President Obama, has given, and is giving, a piss-poor performance. However, I am at a loss as to what values the Right Wing candidates have that make it worthwhile to vote for those candidates who will screw everyone except... Read more

Terrorism in Washington

December 19 | Posted by Heyward Hawkins | Bernie Sanders, Big Business, Bill Maher, Billionaires, Bush Tax Cuts, Deficit, Democratic Party, Economy, Elections, Hood Robin Party, Hostage Taking, In the News, Independent, Middle Class, Obama, Obama Tax Cuts, Opinion, Republican Party, Social Justice, Social Security, Solutions, Spineless, Taxes, Terrorism in Washington, The Rich, Think, Unemployment, Working Class

December 19, 2010 Terrorism in Washington As I mentioned in my book, Golden Rule or Greedy Rule, President George W. Bush asked a committee of his to establish a clear definition of terrorism. After much attempt, the committee could not come up with a definition that the United States was not guilty of, so that project was dropped. However, I think that most... Read more

Bernie Sanders Teleconference

December 7 | Posted by Heyward Hawkins | Bernie Sanders, Billionaires, Deficit, Democratic Party, Elections, Government Control, In the News, Media, Middle Class, Obama, Oligarchy, Opinion, Regulations, Republican Party, Social Justice, Social Security, Taxes, The Rich, Think, Unemployment, Working Class

December 7, 2010 Senator Bernie Sanders Teleconference December 7, 2010   Organized by Democracyforamerica.com, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders was the speaker on a teleconference tonight at 8 PM (ET). You can listen to a recording of it on Democracyforamerica.com tomorrow. Bernie covered quite a lot, including cutting Social Security benefits, but it mostly centered on his disappointment in President Obama’s approval of continuing the tax... Read more

Letter to Congress

December 5 | Posted by Heyward Hawkins | Bernie Sanders, Deficit, Democratic Party, Elections, Events, General, Healthcare, Independent, Letter to Congress, Media, Obama, Opinion, Republican Party, Social Justice, Social Security, Think

[I wrote the following to Senator Bernie Sanders in response to an invitation to join a teleconference on Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at 8 PM (EST), to discuss the Deficit Commission’s attack on Social Security.] December 5, 2010 U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders: [As you know, the deficit issues are many, with Social Security being only one of those. The common denominator of the... Read more

The Deficit–2

November 21 | Posted by Heyward Hawkins | Deficit, Democratic Party, Elections, Gasoline Prices, Healthcare, In the News, Opinion, Republican Party, Social Justice, Social Security, Taxes, Tea Party

November 21, 2010  The Deficit—2 I put my cynical pen to paper again.  On the front cover of the November 26, 2010, issue of The Week is the following:  No sacred cows? A plan to make deep cuts in the federal deficit  And below those words is a cow, which has inscribed on it the following:  Social Security/Medicare/Defense/ Bush Tax Cuts/Earmarks/Tax Breaks/ Federal Payroll/Farm Subsidies  Now doesn’t that sound... Read more

The Deficit

November 20 | Posted by Heyward Hawkins | Charlie Rose, Deficit, Democratic Party, Healthcare, In the News, Independent, Opinion, Republican Party, Social Justice, Taxes

November 19, 2010 The Deficit Charlie Rose (Charlie Rose Show on PBS) had guests Dean Baker (cofounder of Center for Economic and Policy Research) and U.S. House Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D—IL, since 1999) on his show on November 19, 2010, to discuss the U.S. deficit. Charlie asked Baker and Schakowsky to recommend solutions to the deficit. Schakowsky said to get jobs going by spending... Read more