Is it a train wreck? A gathering tsunami? Just a fake drama?
A two-part response is needed to Eric Cantor and his fellow Republicans.
It is now 99 percent certain that the private economy is NOT going to cause the bad jobs numbers to change direction.
Major sections of capital believe the debt crisis gives them a golden opportunity to completely shift the costs of the "reproduction of labor power" to working people and break their fighting spirit.
Facts: the country is not broke and Social Security is not the cause of the deficit.
State workers in Connecticut are in a pitched battle to save their jobs and the services they provide.
The Republicans are conducting a dangerous bluff intended to suck more cuts in working people's benefits and rights.
The famed Robin Hood and his men fought to take from the rich to help the poor. Today we see the top 2 percent, the rich capitalist class, doing the opposite.
No, it's not Chicken Little, the children's fable about a chicken who believes the world is coming to an end. It's the Republicans and their tea party pals.
Republican claims that they have an overwhelming majority mandate do not square with the polls.