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Posted by Caru On Oct - 22 - 2011 5 COMMENTS

A quick look into an Irish Presidential debate which I attended on the 20 October.

Posted by atdnext On Oct - 22 - 2011 42 COMMENTS

Romney’s callous disregard for families losing their homes through no fault of their own is bad enough but it’s also untrue that speeding foreclosures is good for the economy.

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 20 - 2011 76 COMMENTS

What if as a massive group, the American People enforced a TARP deal in the reverse direction, from the banks to the people?

Posted by Caru On Oct - 20 - 2011 8 COMMENTS

Here in Ireland there will be a Presidential election on the 27 October.

Posted by atdnext On Oct - 19 - 2011 14 COMMENTS
OWS Vegas

Apparently, the scene inside The Venetian last night turned into a complete and utter train wreck. Mitt Romney continued to call for MORE foreclosures and more families losing their homes to the big banks. He also fought with Rick Perry over which of them hates Latinos more. Meanwhile, Michele Bachmann […]

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 18 - 2011 241 COMMENTS
GOP debate

Coming to you live from the city where money rules and the majority of people lose big, it’s the GOP Debate in Las Vegas!

Posted by bito On Oct - 18 - 2011 7 COMMENTS
Vote Early and Often

What is the phrase for the drinking game? If you chose not to drink pick “Jobs”

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 16 - 2011 34 COMMENTS
99 percent

The Occupy Wall Street protest is only growing, as is the movement nationally and worldwide. Here are some observations, video and media from Occupy Los Angeles.

Posted by Chernynkaya On Oct - 16 - 2011 38 COMMENTS

Decades of social movement scholarship has failed to answer the question of why movements happen when they do, though there doesn’t seem an end anytime soon to people trying to answer the question.

Posted by Caru On Oct - 14 - 2011 21 COMMENTS

Stating that gay people were born with their orientation seems like the perfect counter to the conservative argument that being gay is a choice, but this life-affirming rebuttal opens the door to other attacks.

Posted by atdnext On Oct - 10 - 2011 14 COMMENTS
occupy wall street - Vegas

Thanks to Occupy Las Vegas, tourists caught a glimpse of “The Real Vegas”: the unemployed, the working poor, the struggling students, the struggling seniors. This is the side of Vegas that LVCVA would rather not advertise.

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Oct - 7 - 2011 70 COMMENTS

Government harassment of U.S. political activists clearly exists today, violating our fundamental democratic rights and creating a climate of fear and distrust which undermines our efforts to challenge official policy.

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 5 - 2011 1,600 COMMENTS

There is no knowing at this point if this phenomena will continue to grow into a full fledged and influential movement of the people, by the people and for the people but at this point, it is an exciting prospect.

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 3 - 2011 54 COMMENTS

Just like our political parties, each of the GOP candidates should have their own animal mascots to provide a simple and expressive symbol of their character and candidacy. Here are some suggestions…

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Oct - 2 - 2011 67 COMMENTS

On the Debt Ceiling deal, the word was that Obama “caved”. Did he? The evidence indicates otherwise.

Posted by ADONAI On Sep - 29 - 2011 34 COMMENTS

  America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. ~Abraham Lincoln   Lincoln’s words are as true today as they were over 160 years ago when he first spoke them. Since the birth of our nation […]

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