Monthly Archives: July 2011

We the corporations

On January 21, 2010, with its ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court ruled that corporations are persons, entitled by the U.S. Constitution to buy elections and run our government. Human beings are people; corporations are … Continue reading

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The real cause of America’s debt crisis

Over the past century, America’s rich made their millions and billions through the use of public assets shared by everyone. By virtue of those profits, they have not only a moral, but a rational obligation to pay more for the … Continue reading

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Obama is not “caving” to the Tea Party

Those accusations that Obama is a wimp getting pushed around by the right wing are false. It’s a bad-cop-good-cop game. See this article by Jeff Cohen. Independent Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont — widely seen as “America’s Senator” — is … Continue reading

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History is knocking: Join the October 2011 coalition

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: The problems today are not the the evil actions of the bad people, but the appalling silence and inaction of the good people. Linda Milazzo: Peace and non-violent solutions are beyond the capacity of this … Continue reading

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Israel draws international criticism for sweeping anti-boycott law

Dozens of Israeli lawmakers voted against the measure, including Nitzan Horowitz. Horowitz said, “We are dealing with a legislation that is an embarrassment to Israeli democracy and makes people around the world wonder if there is actually a democracy here. … Continue reading

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End corporate welfare and close tax loopholes

The liberal, progressive base appears to have no breaking point with the Democrats here in Washington. And that’s true for—that’s also true for the liberal intelligentsia. They have no—when you ask them, “Do you have any breaking point? How bad … Continue reading

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Obama is a “political coward” for not picking Elizabeth Warren to head consumer bureau

‎She comes to Washington at the request of Harry Reid to head a special congressional oversight entity, pursuant to the Wall Street collapse and bailout, does a sterling job, has a heavy cross-examination of Timothy Geithner in public. He didn’t … Continue reading

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Is the U.S. government at war with whistleblowers?

The Obama administration is accused of going over the top in pursuing government whistleblowers, following the Wikileaks affair, finds the BBC‘s Tom Burridge in Washington.

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Why the U.S. won’t leave Afghanistan

Among multiple layers of deception and newspeak, the official Washington spin on the strategic quagmire in Afghanistan simply does not hold. No more than “50-75 ‘al-Qaeda types’ in Afghanistan”, according to the CIA, have been responsible for draining the US … Continue reading

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Mass psychosis in the U.S.

Stop Big Pharma and the parasitic shrink community from wantonly pushing these pills across the population. See the Al-Jazeera piece by James Ridgeway.

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