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Today’s class society (capitalism) alienates us all and creates a generalized unhappiness

~~~~~~ My favorite question for America’s hordes of Right Wingers is simply to ask them just what exactly are they defending so hard? They never ever come up with anything much coherent when asked this question and I have become … Continue reading

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The two most important Left websites, Alternet and Common Dreams, have apparently censored out any online commentaries about the US government’s war drive for regime change in Syria

As Syria and the Pentagon imposed fighting in that country rages, the Left’s two most important websites have eliminated all discussion of the matter! YES, if you go to these 2 Lefty sites, you will see basically NOTHING about Syria … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs, Apple Computers, Foxconn, and China’s repugnant capitalist economy

When Steve Jobs, the big boss at Apple Computers died early October of last year, one would have thought that Jesus Christ himself had just risen to the pearly gates of Heaven. The corporate media of the US could find … Continue reading

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The Democrats, the Republicans, and Israel are threatening to incinerate Gaza

What happens when you drop bomb after bomb on a densely populated civilian area? It most likely will go up into flames right? It is a war crime to even threaten such a thing let alone do it. Let’s face … Continue reading

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Amy Goodman looks at Barack Obama

Amy Goodman gives Barack Obama a fair lookover during a discussion with investigative journalist John Pilger in Britain, Columbia University professor and Africa scholar Mahmood Mamdani, Laura Carlsen of the Center for International Policy in Mexico City, Iraqi analyst Raed … Continue reading

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Human Rights Watch lied to world press about who dropped cluster bombs where?

Shame on you, Human Rights Watch! You lied didn’t you? You lied to help whip up international support for the US attack on South Ossetia that their Georgian government stooges carried out. At a key moment you spread lies that … Continue reading

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Human Rights Watch part of a Pentagon propaganda campaign against Russia

That is GEORGE SOROS, main mover and funder behind the self styled “Human Rights Watch.” The US government is on a bipartisan campaign to label Russia a brutal imperialist country, blaming it for war crimes by Russia’s coming to the … Continue reading

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Which will make the prettiest Barbie Doll?

Michelle versus Cindy! Which will make the prettiest Barbie Doll? That’s a tough one, if simply because neither one is standing next to a Ken. May be that they are standing next to an aging Ken on Cialis, or next … Continue reading

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Gitmo inmate sketches are censored

Journalist Sami al-Haj made sketches of his Guantanamo experience, including his force-feeding. An artist for Alternet recreated them from Sami’s descriptions because the originals were confiscated.

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‘White-facing’ MLK

Every year in America, we go through a sick ceremony that ‘White-face’s’ MLK. That ceremony is called MLK Day, where leaders of the White Community, that wouldn’t have bothered spitting on the living Man, as opposed to tasering him, start … Continue reading

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The ‘Save Darfur’ PR scam

Alternet today published The Black Agenda Report’s commentary calling the ‘Save Darfur’ a US interventionist PR scam. Ten Reasons to Suspect “Save Darfur” is a PR Scam ‘Humanitarian intervention’ is getting to be a more and more difficult sale for … Continue reading

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Killing those jailed

Nobody cares. And that is just plain stupid. The prisoners in the US’s gulag of prisons are treated like pieces of crap and denied adequate medical care, and they in turn get sick, get worse, and even come back out … Continue reading

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The Bush family cash cow

Despite having no experience in education, Neil Bush is the founder of a Texas-based company called Ignite! Learning, which, since 1999 has peddled strange little devices called “Curriculums on Wheels” (COWs) to schools state and nationwide.   Rather than anything … Continue reading

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Plastic Bags are just garbage

Speaking of plastic whores, Alternet carried a great article The Great Plastic Bag Plague about the proliferation of plastic bags and possible solutions to it. They also linked to reusablebags.com. Now, which is the greatest garbage here in Colorado Springs? … Continue reading

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Make public transit free for riders

Why on earth do governments charge riders for taking public transit? What a defeatist system! This service needs to be free in every city of the country and paid for by other taxes, like road taxes for example. If road … Continue reading

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I had to say something

James Harris has a great interview on Alternet with Mike Jones, friend and counselor of Ted Haggard. It is about his book, the one rejected by local lizard small shop keeper Poor Richard, and is titled, ‘I had to say … Continue reading

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Pornology- is it available at Poor Richards?

I just learned about this book, Pornology, over at alternet where they had an article about it. So I’m wondering whether I should go over to Poor Richard’s and get a copy? You see, like so many sad individuals of … Continue reading

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Senate immigration proposal is an unworkable abomination

The new immigration proposal from the Senate is an abomination that will only create chaos, confusion, and abuse of poor people. See alternet’s Frankenstein Immigration Deal Angers…

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MTA and the ‘failure to communicate’

There is a sad but funny commentary on Alternet titled, ‘The Iraq Debacle- Failure to Communicate?‘ I took a semester of Modern Standard Arabic ages ago and this article and the subsequent commentaries discuss the lack of available Arabic translators … Continue reading

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Clinton’s South American death squads haunt Bush on tour

That other US war is still in the news outside of the US. That war the liberal Democrats want us all to forget about. Colombia. The Clinton Era foisted off on us more than a few acts of US government … Continue reading

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Is Iraq in ‘Civil War’?

Our national debates often enter into surreal territories, and I got to say that I find the liberal sites to be almost as bad as the conservative ones when it comes to their examination of US militarism. Today finds the … Continue reading

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The Pigs love their new cattle prods, they do

Long time ago, I once did a psych rotation at Terrell State Hospital in Texas. The big question posed for us students by our teachers, was whether or not it was right for administration to be using a cattle prod … Continue reading

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The Art of War was not written for common man

I’d like to address Scott Ritter’s recent Alternet post where he criticises the anti-war movement for not schooling itself in the tactics of those who are pro-war. Among his recommedations were that the movement adopt a centralized command structure, which … Continue reading

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