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Archive for the ‘Democracy’ Category

Posted by SueInCa On Oct - 30 - 2011 75 COMMENTS
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I know some people were wondering what the DOJ and others were doing about voter suppression so I went out and googled it.  Here are the results. DOJ to look into Racist Texas Voter Suppression Scheme http://weirdloadreboot.com/blog/2011/09/19/doj-to-look-into-racist-texas-voter-suppression-scheme/ FAIR Elections Network http://fairelectionsnetwork.blogspot.com/2011/09/voter-suppression-update-its-not-all.html DOJ says “hold up” to New South Carolina Voter […]

Posted by SueInCa On Oct - 29 - 2011 30 COMMENTS
You should be here

if patriotism is supporting your government’s policies without question, supporting all the wealth going to the top 1%, then we are on our way to a totalitarian state of government.

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 27 - 2011 120 COMMENTS
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One way or another, America as we know it will end in 2012. We will be living in an America where a wealthy class is cemented into power and economic dominance over the majority or it will be an America where the majority rallies to retake their nation and democracy back.

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 25 - 2011 66 COMMENTS
Wack Street - GOP Candidates

The Republican Presidential Candidates’ occupation of the GOP, or as they refer to it, Occupy Wack Street, doesn’t seem to have a leader and it’s not clear exactly what they want. Can this movement last?

Posted by Marion On Oct - 23 - 2011 27 COMMENTS
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The Italian word for “secret” is segreto. Remember that. About 38 years ago, when Watergate was making a splash across the news media, one Bob Woodward was directed to California, by one of the plea-bargaining culprits and told to speak with an ex-JAG lawyer named Donald Segretti. Segretti was a college […]

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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