Joe Stack had reached the end of his sanity. He was not a hero, he was not a martyr. He was an American who was driven into mental illness by despair. According to the letter he left behind, he saw...
A New York Times reporter asked a man the following question, What is a fascist?  How many fascists have we?  How dangerous are they?  The man answered, The really dangerous American fascist....is the man who wants to do in the...
With huge kudos to javaz for conceiving of and inspiring this, SueInCA for organizing, Chernynkaya for writing the Mission Statement and all the other members contributing, following is a list of all names suggested for a new populist organization...
Wellpoint, LLC, parent of Anthem/Blue Cross which announced a record single increase of customer's premiums by up to 39%, just delivered a letter to The White House to explain the necessary marketplace reasons for their outrageous increase. They sent...

Americans United

We need to start a movement, a splinter group from the Democratic Party. I am not talking about “media” or “profits” but am talking about starting a movement that somehow...
With the growing abuse of the filibuster and Democrats unwilling to take the strong action necessary to fix the economy and regain the public trust, with the airwaves and cable increasingly dominated by the demagogic likes of Fox News...
After a Superbowl that symbolically saw the city of New Orleans make a statement of defiance and resilience against social and economic injustice, CBS (Corporate Broadcasting System) debuted a show that was a disturbing piece of pro corporate propaganda...

Motive

I've mentioned Randi Rhodes a few times on this site. She's probably my favorite progressive broadcaster (Rachel Maddow is nipping at her heels). I like Randi because she reads. She scours the newspapers and agency sites for stories, and...
Here is an interesting letter I received from AARP this morning: If you and I don't act now – the future of Social Security and Medicare could be decided for us without a public debate. As soon as today your...
According to AP "Obama Steps Up His Campaign Against Wall Street Banks". It seems like the first part of President Obama retooling his efforts is to reach out to the people and reign in the institutions people are rightfully directing...

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