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    Republicans Fear Latinos and L

    Racism blinds those who practice it. Republicans continue to chase after it with a mindless enthusiasm, not recognizing that it is actually a lemming leading them right off the edge of a political cliff.

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    Why Some Fundamentalist Christ

    Unfortunately, since religion is such a minefield for politicians, Americans have become accustomed to disassociating religious extremists from their religion so as not to offend mainstream religious voters.

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    No Joke - Jon Stewart To Retir

    As a 21st Century Will Rogers, Stewart has spoken truth to those in power with an astoundingly consistent and brilliant wit and much to his own surprise, became the primary source of news for a generation.

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    AL Chief Justice Roy Moore: "H

    Roy Moore’s resemblance to George Wallace is very striking. Both justified their hateful prejudices as moral and democratic imperatives, warned of terrible consequences from not sustaining their bigotry and both made sweeping, dictatorial-styled edicts.

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Racism blinds those who practice it. Republicans continue to chase after it with a mindless enthusiasm, not recognizing that it is actually a lemming leading them right off the edge of a political cliff.

muslim-extremists

Unfortunately, since religion is such a minefield for politicians, Americans have become accustomed to disassociating religious extremists from their religion so as not to offend mainstream religious voters.

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As a 21st Century Will Rogers, Stewart has spoken truth to those in power with an astoundingly consistent and brilliant wit and much to his own surprise, became the primary source of news for a generation.

marriage equality

Roy Moore’s resemblance to George Wallace is very striking. Both justified their hateful prejudices as moral and democratic imperatives, warned of terrible consequences from not sustaining their bigotry and both made sweeping, dictatorial-styled edicts.

Vox Populi – 9-6-2013

Posted by AdLib On Sep - 6 - 2013 Add Comments

  AdLib : Thanks Funk! Night! funksands : Sorry I have been very distracted by a kiddo who won’t go to sleep… You have a good one too Ad. AdLib : Well Funk, looks like it’s about that time to close the Vox bar for the night. Hope you and […]

The Return of American Isolationism?

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Sep - 6 - 2013 38 Comments
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The opposition to involvement, no matter how limited, in war-like activity is based on a reaction to the nightmares that Iraq and Afghanistan became AND, of course, the ongoing plague of Obama Derangement Syndrome.

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Despite arguments to the contrary, President Obama’s actions would seem to indicate that he is earnest in wanting military strikes despite his reluctance.

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Watch a live feed of The Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s debate on a resolution authorizing the use of force against Syria in response to the use of chemical weapons.

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With the recent 50 year anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s legendary “I Have A Dream” speech in Washington D.C. I thought it fitting that we should pay tribute to all the great black musicians that have contributed so much to the world of music.

Vox-Populi

Our live weekly chat on the week’s events, Vox Populi, begins tonight at 7:00 pm PDT. You’re invited to join your fellow members in a wide-ranging and always engaging real time conversation about the big issues out there.

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The complete text of the U.S. government’s assessment of the chemical weapons attack in Syria.

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We have to reject the unjustified use of fear and imaginary threats to the American public as acceptable reasons to bomb other nations. Facts, reason and principle should be the only tools to win over the public on an argument for war.

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A stirring lineup of speakers and 100,000 Americans are currently at the National Mall celebrating and continuing the March On Washington that took place 50 years ago. Watch the live video feed here.

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What we’ve witnessed since President Obama’s election has been an unending parade of thinly veiled and outright racism spewed by mainstream media channels and pundits, Republican politicians and the GOP army trolls at most blog sites. The march of racism hasn’t ended so the march against it can’t either.

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This weekend we present a movie thread dedicated to movies that should be at the top of the list for Tea Partiers. Ironic titles, amusing scenes and films with plots that relate to Tea Partiers are all welcome!

Vox Populi – 8-23-2013

Posted by AdLib On Aug - 23 - 2013 Add Comments

  choicelady : Good night funk – good night AdLib. I’m now off to bed, too! And laundry tomorrow. UGH. choicelady : AdALib – GG admitted knowing and working with Snowden BEFORE Snowden got the job with Booz. The NYT article on Laura Poitras showed that clearly. How then did […]

Vox-Populi

It’s Friday and the Vox Populi bar will be opening soon, pull up a seat and have a live chat with folks who know your (user) name or soon will and discuss this week in the U.S. and the world.

The Weekend Music Thread-Back To The Garden

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Aug - 17 - 2013 19 Comments
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“In Nature, there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are consequences.” Robert Ingersoll There is deep concern about how we are treating our beautiful home, planet Earth. A once pristine and pure creation by Mother Nature. For the love of money, evil corporations pollute and consume our natural resources, with […]

Vox Populi – 8-16-2013

Posted by AdLib On Aug - 16 - 2013 Add Comments

AdLib : Night! AdLib : Sounds good KT, looking forward to the Music Thread! And the Sunday Funnies, Sally! AdLib : KT – I’ve come to see that The Constitution doesn’t protect us, only pols and courts that respect it do. If we lose on those fronts, we lose on […]

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