Time for some leveling (crossposting from the Great Orange Satan)

There is a steady stream of diaries about the economic crisis which while enlightening and thoughtful tend to miss the actual root of our current economic woes.

That root cause being the insanely inequitable wealth distribution that has not only been allowed, but encouraged by the policies of this country for the last 30+ years.

All the economic problems we face today have a common cause, The bank failures, the subprime collapse, the CDS collapse, the bubbles, the busts, all come down to one fundamental problem that unless addressed will only result in future problems of greater proportions.

There is too much wealth in too few hands.

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Norah O'Donnel holds GOP Rep to fire on McBush lies

Ok I saw this bit last Friday and I'm stunned that it didn't make a bigger splash here.

Norah O'Donnel who isn't exactly known as being the toughest interviewer on television asks Rep Eric Cantor Did he misspeak or did he distort? Or more precicely is he clueless or dishonest.

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Norah O'Donnel holds GOP Rep to fire on McBush lies

Ok I saw this bit last Friday and I'm stunned that it didn't make a bigger splash here.

Norah O'Donnel who isn't exactly known as being the toughest interviewer on television asks Rep Eric Cantor Did he misspeak or did he distort? Or more precicely is he clueless or dishonest.

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Everyone favors Gun Control yes even Republicans (cross posted from DKOS)

Today I was having a discussion with a guy at work, who was going on about the tired old "Democrats will take your guns away" argument. I frankly find this absurd; however I came to a bit of an epiphany on the subject myself. See I've long believed that the party that will actually take everyone's guns was actually the GOP since fascists really don't want to deal with an armed public however that's not my point in this case. I'm talking about these so called 2nd Amendment purists who are anything but pure.

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