A collection of opinionated commentaries on culture, politics and religion compiled predominantly from an American viewpoint but tempered by a global vision. My Armwood Opinion Youtube Channel @ YouTube I have a Jazz Blog @ Jazz
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Despite 'austerity' plea, GOP affords big giveaways - Rachel Maddow reports on a pattern throughout the United States of Republican governors pleading poverty to justify cuts in state services and increased taxes on the middle class and poor while at the same time cutting state revenue with tax giveaways to corporations and the rich.