@voltairine @ohio barbarian
there is very little doubt that the purpose of the new deal was to save the system, or that without the new deal a starving unemployed populace would have, eventually taken matters to the streets.
there was plenty of opposition to the new deal from the left within the dem party. huey long was among those who wanted…[Read more]
@ravensong great fdr quoteswhen that generation landed at d day and the pacific islands they knew that they were fighting for the 4 freedoms and the new deal.
that generation had to pass before these reactionaries, of both parties, could try to take that away.
my father, and I, got degrees with the gi bill. my father’s home was financed with gi…[Read more]
rampart replied to the topic Deval Patrick’s Candidacy Is Another Chapter in the Democrats’ 2020 Clown Car Disaster in the forum General Discussion 4 days ago
@ohio barbarian thanks for the info. I don’t know much about this guy, and I really don’t care unless he starts catching on.
the reason that vultures like trump and bain are interested in the usa is the vast wealth represented by our common real estate.
urban real estate like post offices and military bases can be sold at auction for pennies on…[Read more]
the people of bolivia love evo, but it was time to move on, and he should have allowed a sucessor to take up the cause.
I’ve been thinking of this quote from andrea lobo’s article
“In the context of a deepening crisis of global capitalism and a resurgence of the class struggle internationally, including recent mass strikes among miners and…[Read more]
rampart replied to the topic AOC is a powerful force for Bernie. She is really the only "star" in the Democratic Party. in the forum General Discussion 1 week ago
+1. I hope I live to see her inauguration.
rampart replied to the topic Watch: This cat saved a toddler from falling down a flight of stairs in the forum Science and Environment 1 week ago
sardines and catnip tea for guatobella and all of her friends.
rampart replied to the topic Trump turns his campaign focus to Louisiana governor's race in the forum Latest Breaking News 1 week ago
this election is life or death for Louisiana, and i’m afraid we are about to choose death.
this is a run off, and the regressive legislative supermajorities have already been elected. rispone claims to be a “job creating” businessman” and shows a lot of trump (and a lot of lies) in his 24/7 ads.
rampart replied to the topic FBI Spying on dissent – especially leftwing dissent in the forum General Discussion 2 weeks ago
they do a good job of keeping the fingerprint data base. I think they should keep a dna database.
I think they are needed for interstate serial killers and bank robbers and such.
rampart replied to the topic Daylight-saving time is about to an end. It's one of the world's stupidest rituals. in the forum General Discussion 2 weeks ago
pick either one and stick with it. do these people really think they can stop the earth’s rotation to suit their arbitrary schedules?
the hour is just a number. i think we should pick a time (gmt seems convenient) and standardize the entire world.
rampart replied to the topic The Widening Gap Between the Super-Rich and Other Americans in the forum General Discussion 2 weeks ago
@cold mountain trail
trump cultists believe that they live in the best possible world where dear leader is cutting taxes and if they could only dispose of immigrants and libruls there would be high paying jobs for all real ‘murkins.
why trump will win.
rampart replied to the topic Guardian oped, Hamilton Nolan: Why are Democratic party elites so desperate for a 2020 centrist candidate? in the forum General Discussion 2 weeks ago
they would rather lose to trump than win with a progressive.
rampart replied to the topic 'In 50 years I've not seen such injuries in a suicidal hanging': Jeffrey Epstein's body bore signs of homicide by strangulation NOT suicide, claims pathologist in the forum Latest Breaking News 2 weeks ago
dud they check dna on the body?
doesn’t matter. if you can break him out of federal prison you can change the dna in your data base.
rampart replied to the topic What the Medical GoFundMes That Don’t Get Funded Say About America in the forum Universal Healthcare / Medicare For All 2 weeks ago
no doubt being cute and blonde gets better response to GoFundMe.
u do not contribute to these things (no matter how cute) because so many are scams. even if the cute kid really does have cancer, how do I know the money is actually going to her care?
rampart replied to the topic Former Bill Clinton adviser: Hillary Clinton thinks 'God put her on the Earth' to be president in the forum General Discussion 3 weeks ago
I agree with all of you but just a reminder that dick morris is a republican snake who advised bill Clinton on “triangulation” and probably introduced Lewinsky into her position.
rampart replied to the topic Democratic senator criticizes World Series crowd booing Trump: 'The office of the president deserves respect' in the forum General Discussion 3 weeks ago
i’m sure no one was booing “the office of president.” if the troll in chief wants to act like a dick he should be treated that way.
rampart replied to the topic Trump met with boos, 'lock him up' chant at Game 5 of World Series in the forum Latest Breaking News 3 weeks ago
he wanted to turn a baseball game into a trump rally. boo hoo.
rampart replied to the topic Trump will win again, easily: Liberals simply don't understand what he represents in the forum President 3 weeks ago
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