Monthly Archives: September 2008

Who not to blame for failed bailout

COLORADO SPRINGS- We held posters that read SEIZE THE FED, JAIL NOT BAIL-OUT, FORECLOSE ON WALLSTREET, NO REWARD FOR HIGH RISK, and of course NO BUSH BAILOUT. When we got rebuttals, it went like this: “Why do you bring Bush … Continue reading

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Obama favored by lawn sign thieves

COLORADO SPRINGS- Obama lawn signs have been reported disappearing over the weekend from the city’s old north end neighborhood, along Nevada Avenue north from downtown. Very angry Obama supporters showed up first thing Monday morning at party headquarters to get … Continue reading

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The Little President Who Cried WOLF!

Let’s be honest: we all knew when Bush stole the election in 2000 that he would bankrupt America, and stick the taxpayers with the bill on his way out. This is about as unsurprising as discovering that the sun has … Continue reading

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US Capitalism as seen from the South

APUNTES DEL TIO SAM – PANCASAN Listen to the music and watch the pictures… you don’t have to understand Spanish to understand this history. Arlen Siu was the young woman seen briefly in the film and sung at times with … Continue reading

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Two better Vice-Presidential choices- Rosa Clemente and Matt Gonzalez

You don’t have to choose between a crazy fundamentalist Right Wing woman, Sarah Palin, or a slimy used car selling crook and Zionist, Joseph Biden. Check out two much better and quite different VP possibilities, Rosa Clemente and Matt Gonzalez… … Continue reading

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‘Commie’ Gorbachev still trying to build social democracy by way of Reaganism!

One of the most pathetic figures of our times is certainly that of Mikhail Gorbachev, the Russian ‘commie’ boss who fell in love with Margaret Thatcher and Ronnie Reagan and had his love dashed on the rocks of reality. What … Continue reading

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Not Sons of Bitches, Dems are bitches

When the Democrats were the minority they seemed so weak. Now in the Majority they’re positively wimps. Pundits tell us it’s a lack of leadership. Why would the corporate media overlook who’s at the whip? It would seem clear that … Continue reading

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The specter of world wide depression raises its head

We are so self centered in the US! As our government’s military deficit spending collapses the American capitalist economy we seem to forget that the crisis is a global one now. The Democratic/ Republican team have dragged down the global … Continue reading

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Hate attack on US Muslims during religious service at mosque; result of newspaper spread hate dvd, ‘Obsession’?

The US newspapers have hidden away a story that underlines how disgusting and irresponsible was their spread of the anti- Muslim dvd, ‘Obsession’. I am referring to an attack on a Muslim mosque in Dayton Ohio by some thugs who … Continue reading

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JUST SAY NO to the WS Bailout Bandits

MEET -AFTER WORK- TUESDAY at the corner of SMITH BARNEY and MORGAN STANLEY, where DAIN RAUSCHER meets BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON at the Plaza of the Rockies Building. That’s where Colorado Springs needs to voice its objections to a bailout for … Continue reading

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Democrats Sell Out America To the Lowest Bidder

I used to think that people who voted Republican were the stupidest people on earth, now I’m beginning to suspect it’s actually the elected Democrats. Here they are railroading through a bailout that 2 out of 3 Americans oppose, and … Continue reading

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I need help buying the Wachovia building downtown…

I’ve got like 50¢ American, a couple of 20 peso notes and a Canadian quarter, I need about a dollar more… If I wait until next week when CitiGroup goes under I can probably get it for standing outside singing … Continue reading

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Seven hundred times N,OOO,OOO,OOO!

Is the strategy to pay this ransom, then have the robbers intercepted as they make their escape? What other excuse will Democrats Pelosi and Reid offer for coming home with a bag full of 140,000,000,000 wooden nickels? That money’s gone … Continue reading

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The End of the World As We Know It, and McCain Feels Fine!

McCain’s Maverick Momement. Despite all the tooth gnashing on both the left and the right about McCain scuttling the bipartisan Wall Street bailout agreement, I believe he has in fact shown us the smartest move in the current campaign season. … Continue reading

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Sympathy for Sarah Palin’s self mockery

Even with the official CBS transcript cleaned up, the Couric-Palin interview remains a riveting embarrassment. Fortunately online videos have archived poor Sarah Palin in all her Bush-league ignobility, if you can bear it. Don’t the Republicans appear to be unfathomable … Continue reading

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The return of the Bush magic flashing tie

McCain showed up to the OLD MISS debate wearing Dubya’s crazy strobe necktie! Diagonal stripes of particular inconvenient width create signal noise on the interlaced television picture producing mesmerizing patterns of juxtaposed RGB. What might have passed for a Technicolor … Continue reading

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He should have quit while he was ahead

Before the debate, before John McCain even announced he’d show up after all, his campaign staff released this announcement on the internet. I’m sure it’s like a newspaper writing obits ahead of time. Maybe McCain’s people wish they’d prepared a … Continue reading

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Bolivian president talks about US subversion in his country

The Bush Administration and US government are promoting a terrorist campaign against supporters of the Bolivian president, Evo Morales. In fact, the US government is promoting and fomenting Civil War there, as it backs Rightist elements that have engaged in … Continue reading

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This American Life -live it in fear

Did New York City based NPR need to hype fears of an economic collapse to Main Street USA, who’s so far not spooked by the bogeyman in Wall Street’s closet? NYC called in help from partners in the Chicago, the … Continue reading

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Democrats give Pentagon $612.5 billion for 2009

While trying to get the Republican Party to pass Bush’s public give away to Wall Street, the Democratic Party has also been busy on another front to help bankrupt the US public.   This Wednesday the House passed a bill … Continue reading

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Hang the Wall Street Extortionists!

Extortion is a crime. The only thing we should bring to Wall St. is a gallows. I rarely agree with Joel Stein, but I guess even a broken watch can be right twice a day. The bailout won’t fix anything, … Continue reading

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EAT THE RICH!

My favorite visual from Thursday’s Wall Street action: EAT THE RICH, invoking Peter Richardson’s Class War cult classic. The bastards are making a grab for $700 BILLION in this salvo. Which proposition is the more preposterous?   What’s with the … Continue reading

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Democrats push Bush Treasury giveaway to super rich while Republicans block it

What can be more pathetic and abjectly servile than the Democratic Party seen pushing to pass Bush’s bailout of the bankrupt private sector with public monies, while the Republican Party itself blocks it? And the Republicans are the minority in … Continue reading

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George Saunders on Sarah Palin

Excerpt from “My Gal” by George Saunders, one of my favorite funny but twisted authors. “Explaining how she felt when John McCain offered her the Vice-Presidential spot, my Vice-Presidential candidate, Governor Sarah Palin, said something very profound: “I answered him … Continue reading

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When policemen don their gas masks

COLORADO COLLEGE- A friend of mine, not without influence at CC, shared my alarm at the police security buildup at the Denver DNC. Ultimately however, he considered the development to be of concern chiefly to those inclined to protest. Less … Continue reading

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