Stewart Acuff

Aug 22

The Gap Between the Rich and the Rest of Us Continues to Widen

The US Census Bureau just released their latest report on the wealth gap in the the United States and the results are shocking and extremely dangerous to a society that continues to claim that

Apr 8

Big-money’s Takeover of Our Democracy

“The vast middle class and poor don’t have enough purchasing power as 95 percent of the economy’s gains go to the top one percent… some wealthy people and big corporations have a strangle-hold on

Sep 27

American Families Give the Rich $6000 a Year

“Overall, American families are paying an annual $6,000 subsidy to corporations that have doubled their profits and cut their taxes in half in ten years while cutting 2.9 million jobs in the U.S. and adding almost

Aug 20

We can ALL do something to fight for social, economic, & racial justice!

Joe Collins (@yakutie) wrote a wonderful tweet responding to these blogs last week. I was so happy when I got his tweet: “I was waiting for somebody to do something. Then, I realized I was

Mar 8

Save the USPS!

One of the stupidest ideas out of a bushel basket of stupid ideas from Mitch McConnell and John Boehner and their crowd of radical rightwinger teabaggers is their plan to slowly eviscerate and slowly

Dec 7

We MUST Reduce Our Awful Inequality

In our commitment to reduce the obscene, ugly, and dangerous inequality in our society, we have to look at tax policy – who pays what and who is able to hide their money and unpatriotically

Dec 6

Offshoring Jobs

We got about seven questions and comments on Daily Kos yesterday about some tax policy, especially how it is that the US tax policy encourages offshoring jobs. Senator Bernie Sanders has done a fantastic job

Dec 4

There’s a Class Warfare, and We’re the Victims of it.

I came across this blog titled Some Statistics Related to Race and Class in America which is an excellent piece by Jeffrey Perry laying out exactly how terrible inequality is now in America, and

Nov 30

The American People Demand No Cuts to Social. Security, Medicare, and Medicaid!

The movement we’ve been talking about is building, and Democrats better be listening. We are flooding Capitol phone lines with calls to demand that the Congress and the President protect Social Security, Medicare, and

Nov 28

We must SAVE MEDICARE, MEDICAID, AND SOCIAL SECURITY!

I was on David Calef’s great radio show Inside Politics last night. CLICK HERE to listen to the segment. I missed my normal slot at 1:30 est on Charles Showalter’s show because of post-holiday

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