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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.

Vox Populi – 3-11-2011

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 11 - 2011 Add Comments

ChrisR266 : Best of rest to you, Patsy. PatsyT : Well Chris you and I are closing the place down… See you soon Thanks for your great ideas and hope your weekend goes well. ChrisR266 : A parking place and a hot tub. Yep. Just my retirement fantasy. PatsyT : […]

Friday Music Thread – Friends and Lovers

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 11 - 2011 173 Comments
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There are times when it’s important to be there for a friend or express to those close to you, that you care about them. With thoughts of Kalima, WTS and other friends and family in Japan right now and what’s been going on around us right now here in the […]

The Daily Planet, Vol. 20

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 11 - 2011 22 Comments
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News and opinion from around US-opolis.

Wisconsin and Learning from Our Mistakes

Posted by Marion On Mar - 10 - 2011 244 Comments
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Five hours ahead and one day behind, I went to bed last night, having  just watched Rachel Maddow begin her Tuesday broadcast by roundly proclaiming that the people of Wisconsin had won the battle of wills against their governor’s intransigence. Now I wake up this morning to find that, despite Rachel’s […]

The Daily Planet, Vol.19

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 10 - 2011 54 Comments
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News and opinion from around US-opolis.

The Daily Planet, Vol. 18

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 9 - 2011 6 Comments
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News and opinion from around US-opolis.

“Not in My Backyard”

Posted by Abbyrose86 On Mar - 8 - 2011 31 Comments
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NIMBY….it is a concept that rears it’s ugly head too often in the American social culture. While many will agree, in theory, certain things need to be accomplished for the betterment of society as a whole; too often those same people will complain and argue profusely IF that public good […]

The Daily Planet, Vol. 17

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 8 - 2011 22 Comments
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News and opinion from around US-opolis.

A Little Truth About Business and Taxes

Posted by PocketWatch On Mar - 7 - 2011 13 Comments
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Here is a little ammunition and something to think about the next time you hear that raising taxes on “business” will stop them from hiring or squash their ability or willingness to invest or to upgrade their equipment or infrastructure.

Arianna’s Marie Antoinette Moment

Posted by Marion On Mar - 7 - 2011 96 Comments
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Boy, do I love it when frauds are exposed. I love it when people are exposed as users of other people in order to gain their own prominence. There’s nothing I like better than to see someone jump a shark out of sheer ambition, only to see the shark rear […]

The Daily Planet, Vol. 16

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 7 - 2011 143 Comments
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News and opinion from around US-opolis.

Tower of Babel

Posted by ghsts On Mar - 7 - 2011 27 Comments
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King James I of England did a great disservice to the world in his attempt to bring enlightenment to huddled masses.  We can’t fault him as he was the product of a broken home.  His mother was a ruthless opportunist who in her insanity turned to Catholicism to give her […]

Yes Virginia, There is Class Warfare

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 6 - 2011 303 Comments
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The wealthy have been engaged in open class warfare against the American People for 30 years. The war is at a turning point and what could be lost may never be regained. It’s time for us to step up to confront and defeat this very real threat to the American way of life and our democracy.

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