Tom Perkins Doubles Down On Comparing Occupy Wall Street To Nazis

By: Tuesday January 28, 2014 9:04 am

As a recent Pew poll shows fewer and fewer Americans identify as “middle class”, plutocrat Tom Perkins decided to double down on his narrative that progressives, specifically those aligned with Occupy Wall Street, are akin to the Nazi Party. Perkins had initially invoked Kristallnacht – a riot in Germany that targeted Jewish property and religious symbols – to characterize the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations and their “demonization” of a rich minority like him.

 

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Mark Pendergrast, For God, Country and Coca-Cola: The Definitive History of the Great American Soft Drink and the Company That Makes It

By: Saturday August 3, 2013 1:59 pm

Everywhere you go there is Coca-Cola.

On one hand, there’s comfort in seeing something familiar along the backroads of Thailand, but on the other it can piss you off to see the massive white and red logo and realize just how far Coca-Cola has infiltrated global society.

As traditional marketing and advertising concepts are buried by the demands of a Facebook culture that seeks a personal relationship with the brands they consume, Mark Pendergrast’s book, For God, Country and Coca Cola is more relevant today than it was when it was first published in 1993.

FDL Late Night: Two Creepy Ads

By: Tuesday January 22, 2013 8:00 pm

When I first saw this ad, I thought it was a right-wing produced anti-Roe v Wade commercial because it is soooo yucky and creepy.

A Constitutional Amendment for a Market-Based House and Senate

By: Thursday April 1, 2010 12:35 pm

At present we have an inefficient federal legislative branch with members chosen on the basis of geography and population. What is needed is a bold refashioning of government — a constitutional amendment to replace our present gridlocked mess with a far more elegant and effective system based on the proven efficiencies and priorities of The Market.

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