Brent Budowsky: Chief Justice John Roberts is a brilliant and charming man, but he is a man with a hard ideological agenda who is taking the court in dangerous and in some important ways unprecedented directions.
Ellen Brown: What was sufficient for a simple agrarian economy does not provide an adequate framework for freedom and democracy today. We need an Economic Bill of Rights, and we need to end the privatization of the national currency.
Brent Budowsky: America is a nation without leaders in an economy without jobs. We are a nation of citizens who hunger for action in a political system that refuses to act. We yearn for a president who will speak for the people of the nation with conviction, clarity, courage and compassion.
Brent Budowsky: Make no mistake: If the debt ceiling is not extended and America goes into default, markets and economies around the world will probably crash.
Every Friday the LA Progressive features a comment that was particularly noteworthy. This week we are featuring a comment that submitted by Lisa in response to “Tears, Joy, Relief, Release,” by Charley James. Here’s Lisa’s comment: