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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.

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    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.

The Daily Planet, Vol. 29

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 19 - 2011 1 Comment
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News and opinion from around US-opolis for Sunday, March 20, 2011.

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Preface. This piece was originally a comment on by What IS leadership and what kind of leader do WE want? by Abbyrose86. In response to a request that it be posted separately, and with the concomitant desire to improve and clarify argument and viewpoint, it has been somewhat revised and […]

The Daily Planet, Vol. 28

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 19 - 2011 12 Comments
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For Saturday, March 19, 2011. My top picks from this past week’s editions.

Vox Populi – 3-18-2011

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 18 - 2011 Add Comments

AdLib : Night! 2ndClassCitizenPun : Night all. AdLib : Then that’s a wrap for tonight’s edition of Vox Populi. Thanks so much everyone for another fantastic edition! Sleep well and have a wonderful weekend! PatsyT : All the best 2CCP nighty night PatsyT : Hey thats it for me too […]

Friday Music Thread – Comedy Tonight

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 18 - 2011 190 Comments
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They say “Laughter is the best medicine” and right now a few smiles looks to be just what the doctor ordered. Join in and share your favorite comedic videos with The Planet (doesn’t need to be musical)! We begin with a musical Monty Python number then go straight downhill from […]

A Letter From Sendai

Posted by whatsthatsound On Mar - 18 - 2011 49 Comments
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I have a friend in Sendai who is writing amazing things about her experience. This is the most inspiring thing I’ve read since this whole thing happened a week ago. I hope you agree. Dear Family and Friends, This letter is different from others I have been sending recently. It […]

The Daily Planet, Vol. 27

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 17 - 2011 43 Comments
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News and opinion from around US-opolis for Friday, March 18, 2011.

The Daily Planet, Vol. 26

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 17 - 2011 9 Comments
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You can now access all the past editions of The Daily Planet on the green Category bar on the top of each page under the heading Planet POV.

TAKE ACTION – How To Help Those In Japan

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 16 - 2011 83 Comments
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Please join the discussion in exploring the best way(s) to help those in Japan.

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Children, gather round! No retreat, no surrender; that is Spartan law. And by Spartan law we will stand and fight… and die. A new age has begun. An age of freedom, and all will know, that 300 Spartans gave their last breath to defend it! ~King Leonidas from the movie […]

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