Chris Madsen, Author at Liberal Resistance - Page 2 of 9

Posts by Chris Madsen

Benghazi was the Witch Hunt

Part of me seriously wonders if the lengthy Benghazi investigation which never resulted in anything was an attempt to desensitize the American public to the gravity of an ongoing federal investigation? As long as that investigation drug on for it makes me wonder how much those Republican senators got paid by Russia to continually investigate…

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The WalMart Walkout

I had a strange, vivid dream last night.  I was somewhere in one of those right-to-work states at a Wal-Mart.  I’m not sure if it was Black Friday or when, but a large mob was gathered by the door.  Anyway, right before the door was set to be opened a group of employees quit and…

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Uber & Lyft: Unfair and Unsafe

I’ve done some work for both Uber and Lyft over the last 4 months. I’ve worked for Lyft slightly less because it took them over 3 weeks from the time I signed up until they would actually processed the paperwork.  Most of my experiences were positive; however, over the last couple of days I’ve had…

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Capital Gains Taxes

I’m sick of the narrative that poor people are the drain on society.  Actually, poor people tend to be very efficient in spending their money; they have to be.  Sadly, in America most poor people are working as well.  Their poverty stems from being employed not from being unemployed.  Poor people don’t hoard resources (by…

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The Real National Emergency

It is estimated that there are still 18,000 deaths a year in the United States from lack of healthcare.  That number is down from approximately 45,000 people per year before ObamaCare.  Anyone without health insurance is 25% more likely to die.   There are 22 veterans that commit suicide from lack of psychiatric services every…

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What’s Next for Mueller?

With the recent arrest of Roger Stone.  I can’t help but wonder what or who is next in Mueller’s sights?  I thought about it for a while and based on the most logical and methodical approach I could think of this is what I see is most likely to happen. First off, I want to…

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Shoring Up Social Security

Currently individuals only pay social security taxes on the first $132,900 earned in 2019.   It is my understanding that Social Security would be totally solvent long term if there was no maximum taxable earnings.  That may not happen; however, I do want to suggest something that could easily happen.   If I were to design…

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