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Corporate Avarice

FROM MY CORNER: The Oligarchy that Controls our Lives

Howell Hurst American News, Corporate Avarice, Economy & Finance, Poverty, Uncategorized

How much longer are we going to continue to live under a self-serving economic system of the immensely wealthy? America’s Oligarchy is a closely allied 2% or 3% of people who own upwards 90% of The United States. As leaders of gigantic multinational corporations, they collaborate with political leaders of both Republican and Democrat parties… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER:Whee!War!Whoopee!

Howell Hurst Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Economy & Finance, Military Defense, War and Organized Mayhem

Mr. Putin’s Ukraine escapade has obviously excited China’s war imagination. American Speaker Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan has increased its fervor. The only word I can come up with from my limited vocabulary to describe this phenomenon is: “Dumb.” “Dumb.” There is no finer word to accurately describe it. “Dumb.” “Dumb.” “Dumb.” The leaders of the… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: A Rational Perspective

Howell Hurst Consumerism, Corporate Avarice, Economy & Finance, Poverty

How Americans habitually ignore the fact that 20% of their fellow citizens remain desperately poor, poorly educated, frequently homeless, barely hanging onto life in this immensely rich land never ceases to astound me. Giant American Corporations sit on trillions of dollars of accumulated profits, commonly stored in offshore tax havens and the U.S. government hoards… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER:Corporare Capitalist Homelessness

Howell Hurst Consumerism, Corporate Avarice, Economy & Finance, Education, Homelessness, People Politics, Police, Poverty

Over one quarter of all land in America is owned and held off the active housing market in America by the Federal government – allegedly, but not all actually, designated protective nature habitat. More is owned by State, County, City Governments, and Corporations. The balance is owned by Real Estate Companies and Individuals. About one… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: One Hour in Texas

Howell Hurst Corporate Avarice, Guns, Police

The Texas police arrived four minutes after the shooter entered the school. One hour later, not a single policeman had stormed the school and engaged the killer. The only reason given by police leaders was that they were waiting for body armor and reinforcements before taking on the single heavily-armed shooter. Pardon me. Being a… continue reading »