Alexander Fraser Tyler, Cycle Of Democracy (1770)

A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits the public treasury with the result that a democracy always collapses over…

An Open Letter to My Republican Friends

Reverse Outsourcing: An Open Letter to My Republican Friends By Ilya Galak (R)   “Not only the wealth, but the independence and security of a country, appear to be materially connected with the prosperity of manufacturers. Every nation, with a view to those great objects, ought to endeavor to possess within itself all the essentials…

New York State of MARS

By Ilya Galak,  Michael Califra and Alan Galak The Middle Class Action Project, which is working to revive this country’s manufacturing base, and with it the good-paying jobs that have traditionally sustained the American middle class, has developed a list of proposals to help achieve those goals. Members of the group, co-founders John Kubinski and…

John Smith started the day early…

“At a time when we are losing manufacturing jobs in this country, we should be doing everything we can to help our manufacturers stay competitive. They are the backbone of our economy” – Debbie Stabeno John Smith started the day early, having set his alarm clock (MADE IN JAPAN) for 6 am. While his coffeepot…

ECONOMIC DEMOCRACY

By Rich Florentino As Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis said, during the 1920’s, “We must make our choice. We may have democracy or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.”   The Issue Large corporations and banks have excessive and unwarranted power. Their largely unrestrained, unaccountable…

Make It in the USA

To: Members of US Congress Created By: Ilya Galak ( R ), Michael Califra ( D ), Alan Galak ( D ),  Lisa Giangrande ( R ), Bill Taitt ( D ) Staten Island, NY “Not only the wealth, but the independence and security of a country, appear to be materially connected with the prosperity of manufacturers. Every…