Everything’s great, right? Uh…no What’s happening with the economy? Everything’s great, right? Here’s the simple method the government (and big banks) have used to pump up the economy. Can it work forever? Not it can’t. A simple principle of life: What cannot go on forever, will not go on forever. Brasscheck TV needs your help Brasscheck TV relies on viewer contributions to keep going Donate...Read More
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Why Trump won Democrats respond with nothing Why did Trump win? A very simple answer: “People are in pain” And where are the Democrats? Rallying about nonsense and still blaming their loss on Russia. How about marches for real issues? 1. Health care is a vicious monopoly. 2. The financial system is being run for five privately owned banks 3. The Pentagon is bleeding the economy dry Brasscheck TV needs your help Brasscheck TV relies on viewer contributions to keep going Donate...Read More
What you read is NOT what you get What the processed food industry doesn’t want you to know What you read is not what you get If it comes in a bag, a box, a bottle, a can or other container, it may have started out as food, but somewhere all along the way it met the manufacturing process. Some “foods” like glow-in-the-dark candy goo sold to children obviously aren’t food and are highly manufactured products, but a great deal of normal-looking packaged food is also highly manufactured. Manufactured food requires labeling. The items in the produce section of your...Read More
Sold to the lowest bidder School lunches are a dumping ground for excess commodities “The school lunch program is by and large a disposal system for agricultural commodities. The farmers grow too much of various things, the government buys it from them to support their prices and their welfare and then dumps it on schools.” explains journalist Michael Pollan. This is why you find mostly highly processed, fatty, terrible quality food in schools across the United States. It’s worse than you think: there are rules the require the school lunch program to buy food from the lowest bidder. Imagine if...Read More
And robbing musicians, writers, and publishers too Abusive monopolies You know their names. But what you probably don’t know is the harm they are doing to the Internet, to free speech, and to the property rights of writers, musicians and film makers. They need to be reigned in and the sooner the better. Predictably, Obama gave them an open run of the government playing field. It’s unlikely that Trump is going to do anything to stop them. But they need to be stopped. Brasscheck TV needs your help Brasscheck TV relies on viewer contributions to keep going Donate...Read More
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