Democratic Underground - pampango's Journal pampango's Journal Thu, 26 May 2016 18:44:54 Thu, 26 May 2016 18:44:54 Indeed. Fascists were fascists but they took advantage of conditions that were not Sat, 21 May 2016 13:25:44 Thu, 19 May 2016 21:49:58 Trump "waffles, flip-flops and obfuscates, sometimes changing positions from one press appearance to Tue, 17 May 2016 11:45:10 Trump breaks with Obama (Hillary and Bernie too) on Brexit (the UK leaving the EU) Mon, 16 May 2016 01:45:06 Our imports from China are 2.6% of our economy. In Germany it is 2.4% so they probably Sun, 15 May 2016 02:54:21 Here is the Texas GOP Proposed Platform. Should be voted on this weekend. It's a duzy so far. Sat, 14 May 2016 23:40:13 Best article in a long time. A global "New Deal" for labor to fight global corporations. Thu, 12 May 2016 11:18:29 Trump is simply a 'new and improved' version of Buchanan but a better demagogue than Pat was. Thu, 05 May 2016 14:34:58 "FDR was an internationalist in an isolationist age." Thu, 05 May 2016 12:59:45 FDR: International cooperation on which enduring peace must be based is not a one-way street. Tue, 03 May 2016 14:28:38 FDR's "Four Freedoms" speech emphasized that the freedoms were for "everywhere in the world". Tue, 03 May 2016 12:30:47 Historically, income inequality goes down during recessions/depressions and rises coming out of them Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:00:47 How exactly would keeping China out of the trade organization that the rest of the world belongs to Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:50:48 Great to hear Bernie praise Krugman and Stiglitz so highly. They would be great cabinet members. n/t Mon, 25 Apr 2016 19:38:43 TPP may indeed be bad but imports are a small part of our economy compared to Scandinavian countries Thu, 21 Apr 2016 21:54:52 This Bernie supporter won't be 'assimilated' but neither will I hand the country over to Trump/Cruz Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:05:59 No. I think the Western middle class is in the top 80% to 95% globally, not the top 1%. Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:37:17 And that's the BIG difference between Bernie and Donald on trade. Sat, 09 Apr 2016 14:21:45 Is world prosperity a "zero-sum, us-vs-them" affair? Trump, et al would say "Yes". Thu, 31 Mar 2016 14:37:40 Fri, 25 Mar 2016 11:20:43 Thu, 24 Mar 2016 21:04:40 The secret of Trump's RW populist success is that too many people blame our problems on OTHERS Tue, 22 Mar 2016 10:00:53 We trade less than every country in the world other than Sudan and the Central African Republic. Mon, 21 Mar 2016 14:17:16 The US (2%), Canada (18%) and Italy (3%) gained manufacturing jobs from 1991-2000. Sun, 20 Mar 2016 17:47:16 Thu, 17 Mar 2016 18:57:07