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    Putin, The Police and Citigrou

    In the end, no one can maintain their power because of the inverse property of power, every action creates an equal and opposite reaction. And that is our eternal job as the majority of human beings on this planet, to be that equal and opposite reaction to those who accumulate power and use it to gratify themselves at the expense of the lives and well being of others.

  • GOP Inquisition

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    Republicans argued that the information in the Spanish Inquisition Torture Report was faulty, claiming that there was no torture but just “enhanced inquisitional procedures”.

  • President George W Bush visits CIA Headquarters, March 20, 2001.

    The Torture Report - An Organi

    What we know confidently now is that torture did take place under the Bush Administration by the CIA, that it didn’t work or help keep Americans safe, that it permanently undermined our nation’s moral authority in the world and that there is absolutely no regret or apology from those who oversaw and committed it.

  • garner memorial

    Grand Juries Agree: Police Are

    It is one thing to be a black man and fear the police but it is another more intimidating thing to see the justice system protect and insulate the police from any harm when they murder unarmed black men.

black lives matter march NYC

In the end, no one can maintain their power because of the inverse property of power, every action creates an equal and opposite reaction. And that is our eternal job as the majority of human beings on this planet, to be that equal and opposite reaction to those who accumulate power and use it to gratify themselves at the expense of the lives and well being of others.

GOP Inquisition

Republicans argued that the information in the Spanish Inquisition Torture Report was faulty, claiming that there was no torture but just “enhanced inquisitional procedures”.

President George W Bush visits CIA Headquarters, March 20, 2001.

What we know confidently now is that torture did take place under the Bush Administration by the CIA, that it didn’t work or help keep Americans safe, that it permanently undermined our nation’s moral authority in the world and that there is absolutely no regret or apology from those who oversaw and committed it.

garner memorial

It is one thing to be a black man and fear the police but it is another more intimidating thing to see the justice system protect and insulate the police from any harm when they murder unarmed black men.

Vox Populi – 11-7-2014

Posted by AdLib On Nov - 7 - 2014 Add Comments

Hey all! Vox Populi, our live weekly chat about the week’s events begins tonight at 7:00 PM PST! Can’t imagine what happened this week that we could chat about but we always find something. Hope to see you then! adlib 7 days ago Is this the Palin – Bachmann 2016 […]

obama-letter

What do you do now that Republicans won a wave election? Just what Republicans did when Democrats won wave elections in 2008 and 2012. Become intransigent and refuse to work with them because America made clear they want a President who’ll block Republicans and represent their values. Easy peasy!

Why Tuesday Went So Badly for Dems

Posted by Misterbadexample On Nov - 6 - 2014 10 Comments
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I knew things were going to go badly in NY. I am no spring chicken, and the vast majority of voters were older than me (we’re trending into the 60-90 year old range).

Dems loser

The halo effect. Tip O’Neill said that all politics are local. Not last night. All politics were national. 6 years of negativity about the President paid off. Every election was a test of Obama’s popularity.

Dumb Dumber GOP

Too many Americans have become “dumb” voters, they vote on little more than emotion. They feel upset at DC so they knee jerk vote for the party that doesn’t control the White House…even though it is the party they’re voting for that has caused the problems that led to their being upset.

Welcome to tonight’s Live Chat on Election Night 2014! Feel free to join in and post a comment at any time on the elections! adlib 20 days ago I will for a moment then come back. KY. Seriously? Grimes is typical in losing for repudiating basic, core Dem values including […]

Election-2014

It’s election night and there’s no better place to spend it than in our real time live chat here at PlanetPOV!

Why The GOP Will Have A “Good” Night Tomorrow

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Nov - 3 - 2014 8 Comments
GOP crushes Dems

A lot of money has been spent on a tiny Missouri state assemby race by the GOP….by our estimates six times the average. Why? There is no way she was ever going to win. Why throw so much money at so small a race?
The Grand Strategy at Work!

Square Peg in a Round Hole

Has this ever worked? Have Democrats ever succeeded as a party by agreeing with Republicans, “I suppose you’re right, The President from our party IS a dick!”? If the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, the Democratic Party may need to hold its next convention in Arkham Asylum.

The Weekend Music Thread – Body and Soul

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Nov - 1 - 2014 36 Comments
Soul Music

This week’s thread is dedicated to that uniquely American music, Soul!

Vox Populi – 10-31-2014

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 31 - 2014 Add Comments

Happy Halloween! Tonight Vox Populi will be hosted by The Ghost of Adlib! You my not see me but my spirit will be here, making sure that the liquor cabinet isn’t raided. It’s an open Vox tonight, starting at 7pm PDT as usual. Have a scary and spine-tingling chat tonight! […]

Cowardly Boehner - PPOV

As part of their attempt to soften their image with voters just ahead of of next week’s election, top names from the GOP have donned their Halloween costumes and are offering a trick…or treat…for America.

Mitch McConnell

The Republican tension between satisfying the base and appealing to the entire electorate will be made significantly worse if the party controls both houses of Congress. The Republicans will get almost none of the practical things they want, and their political headaches will be multiplied.

Science vs. The GOP

Posted by Nirek On Oct - 28 - 2014 16 Comments
Long holds up a copy of a magazine with an Ebola headline as public health officials testify before a House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis, in Washington

Safe to say more Americans have died from the flu in the past two weeks than from Ebola. Why are they not fear mongering about the flu?

The Weekend Music Thread-Happy Halloween

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Oct - 25 - 2014 53 Comments
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BOO! Welcome gouls and goulettes, vampiras and vampires, ghosts, werewolves and spirits! Halloween is but a few days away and to help get in the “spirit,” (ha-ha) this weekend’s thread is dedicated to all things spooky!

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