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people contribute sometimes
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May 19, 2013 09:04PM
Manning’s case has become a waning sideshow, kept alive only at the periphery of our mainstream attention span by a very vocal support network, and not surprisingly, the foreign audience. But as Madar points out, "ignorance is not just a matter of information supply, but of demand." Today&rsqu… Read full post »
Dr. Jill Stein is the Green Party front runner for President.
She is a graduate of Harvard Medical School.
She has over 25 years' experience as a doctor.
Dr. Stein campaigned for single payer health care when she ran against Mitt Romney for governor of Massachusetts in 2002.
When asked abou… Read full post »
The following are provocative excerpts from two columnists of Black Agenda Reportcalling out Obama and the black political class for not doing right on behalf of black Americans and, in particular, not being seriously committed to finding real justice and reform for such tragic cases as Trayvon/… Read full post »
It is called the “Jump-Start Our Business Startup Act”, and according to Joseph Kishore of wsws the awkward terminology to form the acronym J-O-B-S “was the only nod the framers gave toward actual job creation. In reality, it is simply another corporate handout.”&nbs/… Read full post »
She moved away from the curtain for the hundredth time that evening, having checked the driveway to see if my long overdue, undoubtedly drunk father had returned.
"I can't believe alcohol is stronger than love," was her resigned, almost-sequitur to my impassioned inquiry as to why she didn't l… Read full post »
Linn Washington, Jr. writes:
The mass disenfranchisement of thousands of blacks by Florida election officials during the 2000 presidential election allegedly won but actually stolen by George W. Bush remains a stinging point among blacks.
Florida’s then Governor Jeb Bush, George’s br… Read full post »
Bill Van Auken of wsws has a NON-shallow take on Bill Keller’s recent disappointingly shallow column on the New York Time’s role in the launch of the Iraq War:
On the ninth anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, New York Times columnist and former editor Bill Keller has penned a sel… Read full post »
Re-Post of 5-18-2010 from correntewire:
It is not we who are the "media unpeople."
We get acknowledged and manipulated as the sheeple that we are by the media mouthpieces of the obscenely rich and black-hearted bastards of the universe. (Sorry, I stopped using nuance since Obama date-raped Amer… Read full post »
The Happiness Makeover by M.J. Ryan
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are
We are put on earth for a little space that we may learn to bear
the beams of love.
Every day give yourself a good mental shampoo.
You… Read full post »
Obama has signed the FAA Reauthorization Bill. The UAW, Steelworkers, Transportation Communications Union (IAM) and Teamsters along with at least 15 other major trade unions objected to the bill.
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is calling out Obama, the darling of the nuclear industry, not only for his corporate cronyism but also for a reckless regressivism.
Dr. Stein marked the first anniversary of the Fukushima meltdown, citing the tragic deaths involved as well as t… Read full post »
Re-POST of 4-12-10 from correntewire:
200 years of jurisprudence is being overturned by our constitutional law educated President, observed guest pundit Jack Rice on Countdown 4-7-10. He and Olbermann were discussing the President's recent authorization of the assassination of an American… Read full post »
Re-post of 6/14/10 from correntewire:
More shocking news from the basement of corporate evil.
A few months ago I was multi-tasking at home with NPR on in the background and I heard a story about back surgeries. I was sorry not to have grabbed a pen at that point and jotted… Read full post »
RE-POST of 3/3/11 Correntewire:
Listening to morally myopic Obama tonight on the NewsHour giving the old "razzle dazzle," now talking about wanting to send a CLEAR message about the violence and potential further violence in Libya, I felt nauseous. Clear message? Maybe pseudo-clear message to America… Read full post »
Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein is disturbed by the ever-escalating efforts of Obama and members of Congress to launch a war with Iran.
She asserted today:
“A hallmark of a Stein administration will be respect for international law and a rejection of the Bush doctrine of… Read full post »
A commenting dialogue with Dr. Stuart Jeanne Bramhall sent my attention back to an adventure in activisim I had promoting Single Payer health care and protesting Obamacare two years ago. Here are some comments [with a few edits] I made just after the experience on madamab’s blog at co/… Read full post »
Okay, let’s get to the heart of things which any even remotely-corporate media can’t begin to.
Chris Marsden writes:
The international media is conspiring to conceal the real aims and intentions of the United States and other major powers towards Syria.
This week a renewed push in th… Read full post »
RE-POST from Firedoglake 7-2-09:
RE-POST from 1-18-11 Correntewire:
So the interest in repealing Obamacare means some strident Republicans claim it is too unfair to corporations and want to eliminate the pathetically limited protections it offers the citizenry.
It is chock full of citizen pitfalls and corporate aggrandiz… Read full post »
Tim Hetherington, a British photographer based in New York who was a director and producer of the film “Restrepo,” was killed in the besieged Libyan city of Misurata on Wednesday [4-20-11] ...
7-18-10 RE-POST from Correntewire:
Troops ream Afghan elders,… Read full post »
“Stop Taliban-money kills!"
… Read full post »
The result is that in this democratic nation, presidents behave like dictators, doing whatever they like, and an uninformed citizenry is in no position to stop them. If our newspapers are nothing more than propaganda sheets, there is little reason to pay attention to them be/
Re-POST from 4-8-10 correntewire
Citigroup's Rubin's and Prince's "Duh" testimony in Congress about the financial crisis! So, sorry, America. We had no idea. Is that as good as the accountability gets?
Time to resurrect the story of Brooksley Born this week and try to sustain in our memory… Read full post »