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    Ferguson Police Force Deployed

    “These ISIS guys, they won’t be armed, right? I mean, we’re seasoned Ferguson cops, we’re used to dealing harshly with groups of unarmed enemies, we’re great at that.”

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    The Revolution Will Be Crimina

    Apparently, revolution and guns are only good things when in the hands of white people. Can you imagine what would be happening in Ferguson, MO right now if those protesting over the murder of Michael Brown openly carried rifles and hand guns in their protests?

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    The Police States of America

    The militarization of police forces has turned them from a philosophy of protecting and serving the community to responding to even minor situations en masse with armored vehicles, military gear and combat uniforms complete with helmets and gas masks and we see an America that only used to live in dark science fiction stories.

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    Why Preventing Genocide Isn't

    What if ISIS was invading Jordan or Israel or even somewhere in Europe and on a genocidal march through the country, would President Obama be just as much of a hypocrite if he acted against them then? Are hypocrisy and conscience conditional based on what the latitude and longitude is of a terrorist-driven slaughter?

Police Shooting Missouri

“These ISIS guys, they won’t be armed, right? I mean, we’re seasoned Ferguson cops, we’re used to dealing harshly with groups of unarmed enemies, we’re great at that.”

bundy militia

Apparently, revolution and guns are only good things when in the hands of white people. Can you imagine what would be happening in Ferguson, MO right now if those protesting over the murder of Michael Brown openly carried rifles and hand guns in their protests?

ferguson-police

The militarization of police forces has turned them from a philosophy of protecting and serving the community to responding to even minor situations en masse with armored vehicles, military gear and combat uniforms complete with helmets and gas masks and we see an America that only used to live in dark science fiction stories.

Yazidis

What if ISIS was invading Jordan or Israel or even somewhere in Europe and on a genocidal march through the country, would President Obama be just as much of a hypocrite if he acted against them then? Are hypocrisy and conscience conditional based on what the latitude and longitude is of a terrorist-driven slaughter?

The Country We Believe In–Transcript

Posted by bito On Apr - 13 - 2011 29 Comments
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Indeed, to those in my own party, I say that if we truly believe in a progressive vision of our society, we have the obligation to prove that we can afford our commitments. If we believe that government can make a difference in people’s lives, we have the obligation to prove that it works – by making government smarter, leaner and more effective.

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Watch President Obama live as he speaks today at 10:35 am PDT (1:35 pm EDT) on his proposals for the 2012 budget and long term economic policies. A helpful hint, to live post without missing any of the speech, open a second window with this page and post in one […]

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Especially in the old days of movie making, when an actress was as tall or taller than her leading man, a trench might be dug for her to stand or walk in so that on camera, she could look up at him and he could look down at her. The […]

Exploring Morality, Chapter 3

Posted by ADONAI On Apr - 11 - 2011 112 Comments
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Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality. William Hazlitt Welcome back to”Exploring Morality”. In this chapter we will have a more general discussion about morals and ethics than in previous chapters. Moving away from academic theory and into the area of personal […]

Vox Populi – 4-8-2011

Posted by AdLib On Apr - 8 - 2011 Add Comments

bito : I could say yes no it was a tweet. Pretty clever for 140 characters! AdLib : Very nice! Yours? bito : There once was a party called tea, who preached an oligarchy.They bitched & moaned calling the U.S. their own; while destroying the GOP AdLib : Thanks Bito! […]

Friday Music Thread – Suffragette City

Posted by AdLib On Apr - 8 - 2011 99 Comments
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  Republicans are pushing government towards a shutdown if they can’t take health care and rights away from women. Today’s theme for the Music Thread is a push back against that, songs about respect for and the strength of women. Respect – Aretha Franklin I Am Woman – Helen Reddy […]

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