Social Commentaries

"Stupid is as stupid does!"  ... and there sure is plenty of stupid to go around these days...

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It's been our official healthcare all year long, the legislation dubbed, the Affordable Care Act also known as “Obamacare”. How has it faired?  That may have mostly to do with your political point of view and little to do with the truth. Even with this new legislation enacted we still have a market-based system of healthcare. People will only get the amount of healthcare that they can afford rather than what they need or is required. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) takes our failed system to new heights with the only participants gaining value from it - the upper echelon of the health insurance industry, for-profit hospitals and the big pharmaceuticals.

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We live in a time when corporations are totally self-serving entities (or should I say self-serving individual people?).  In the mid to late 60’s and early 70’s we began to think that corporations should be more responsible.  Eventually cultivating the idea of what was often termed “Corporate Social Responsibility”. The idea of “Corporate Social Responsibility” is now gone.  Should or can society have expectations of corporations where morality and ethics come into play?  Government deregulation has helped obliterate the idea of Corporate Social Responsibility.  To corporations Corporate Social Responsibility does not exist, greed rules the day.

This is nothing new, in the 50's, 60's and first half of the 70's the extremism of AT&T's monopoly from the prior 50 years was nothing short of corporatism. There was nothing that could touch the AT&T telephone system that they might not claim they owned.  When our government lacks the courage and fortitude to stand against corporate domination such as this the result is a system that is void of competition and creates an environment that is stacked in favor of the corporation in control and against the pubic as well as any potential competition.

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It is simple, look who is not paying taxes (and even getting huge rebates!) while making record profits, click here!

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The Bank DickW.C. Fields did a movie where he portrayed a bank guard as a bumbling, hapless, stumbling buffoon.  The bank gets robbed and the bumbling bank guard accidently averts the robbering earning himself graditude, admiration and more importantly a reward.

Being self employed I have to pay my taxes quarterly and have to make sure my bank account where the funds are electronically extracted from by the government has sufficent amounts.  

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It is that simple and true when it comes down to brass tacks, the Republican platform is to support big business profits and let the individual fend for themselves.  No matter how it is spun that is the bottom line.  It certainly doesn't take a genius to see it throughout recent political history, but there are legions that rationalize and through dissonance make themselves believe otherwise, to our collective detriment!

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