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92 Million Dollar Parade, started at 12M, to honor Trump ooops I mean “vets”

If this looks like me posting on yahoo, it’s because I DID. Enjoy. Jonah Elijah 0 sec ago This from a vet in a vast family of vets, the best way to “honor” us would be to bring all of … Continue reading

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Hamilton the Musical lionizes the real Benedict Arnold of the Am. Revolution

OUR GUILDED AGE OF GREED AND NARCISSISM is naturally going to recast Alexander Hamilton in a heroic light. Though he adorns the ten dollar bill, Hamilton was neither a president nor a founding father. The first secretary of the treasury … Continue reading

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another nazi pig bites the dust

As Homer put it. El Paso County Concentration Camp guard got his head blown off. Too bad. He looks like one of the Pigs who beat me up while I was handcuffed. But since they ALL look alike, and they … Continue reading

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I sincerely hope Nicaragua beats the fuck out of the U.S. Soccer team

Because so many “patriots” think that a game played by children would prove one or another political/slash/economic system to be better than any other. Like the “Miracle On Ice” hockey victory of the doped up US team over the USSR … Continue reading

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Intellitech College still recruiting students for really crappy jobs

It’s how we know the economy doesn’t actually exist in any meaningful form. I might have written much the same thing 9 years ago when the Banks took us into a Great Recession or Massive Market Adjustment by buying debt, … Continue reading

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Hello…. Exxon loses lawsuit (in banker court) asking 1.4 billion from Venezuela

Like the massive oil company slapdown almost a century ago, in the 20s and 30s, in Mexico. They, like Exxon in Venezuela, went so far as attempted coups and sometimes completed assassinations, backed by U.S. Banks and Goverment entities, like … Continue reading

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DIA issues protest permit under court order, but limits crowd size to, wait for it, FOUR! Then court stays injunction.

DENVER, COLORADO- Abiding by the injunction in McDonnell v Denver, DIA administrators granted us a free speech permit within 24-hours on Thursday, but they insisted that the terminal location desired could only accommodate FOUR PEOPLE. You heard right. Four. There’s … Continue reading

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Two arrested at Colorado Springs bank, asking Wells Fargo to divest from DAPL

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO- Water Protectors Jerima King (on left) and Karyna Lemus were arrested inside a downtown bank on Friday while trying to convey a message to Wells Fargo Bank to divest its interest in Energy Transfer’s controversial Dakota Access … Continue reading

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Pro-immigrant activists with Occupy Denver file suit against DIA and DPD, challenge airport free speech “permit”

DENVER, COLORADO- Civil liberties champion David Lane has filed a complaint in US district court challenging Denver’s office of the city attorney for instituting a permit process at DIA to prevent public protest. Holding signs has become impermissible at the … Continue reading

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Capitalism and the Workers Pair of Dice.

I had to do that. So, in 1994 NAFTA went into effect. In Mexico there were already the Maquilas. Processing and packaging plants for just about all of the Fortune 500 companies. Those that actually have products, only partly similar … Continue reading

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Congress protests public right to guns. No checks & balances for constituents.

I do like to see rule-breaking protest normalized, but that’s as far as I’ll go as an endorsement. These US Representatives won’t call an official sit-in to stop war, nor to defend Social Security or heathcare or to end torture … Continue reading

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I’m pretty sure PRIVILEGE is voting for a warmongering sociopath to feel good about having a first woman president.

Oh, really, so it’s “privilege” to support Bernie Sanders because he will take votes away from Hillary and thus enable a Trump presidency? Is it privilege to vote for Trump just for the entertainment value of seeing what the blowhard … Continue reading

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The New Slave Ships Have Arrived

The year was 1960, and there was only one men’s prison in Colorado at that time, located at Canon City. There was a women’s prison that sat next to the men’s prison. There were three small satellites off the main … Continue reading

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It’s not Mothers Day- It’s International Women’s Day!

This headline from Montreal caught our attention today… ‘Women Unite Against Austerity Measures’   Well…. Why Not? Nobody should advocate prosperity for the banks and austerity for those who actually do the work instead of merely owning capital (stored up … Continue reading

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Occupy Denver: not as badass as they pretend to be

DENVER, COLORADO- Occupy activists were making their usual cacophony on Friday night when Denver police cruisers began converging into a familiar disproportionate show of force. Experienced skirmishers though Occupiers are, we couldn’t help whispering to each other as we watched … Continue reading

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Can we hope the Ukraine government snipers hit OTPOR & CIA provocateurs egging on the fascist suppremacists?

Protesters are being killed in Kiev, and revolutionaries enthusiasts are buying into the Western Media narrative. Even Democracy Now is parroting the theme, describing the demonstrations as opposing their government’s rejecting closer ties to the European Union. “Closer ties?” Ukraine … Continue reading

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Bear Creek Massacre, January 29, 1863

The year 2014 will mark the 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre, on November 29, two days after Thanksgiving. But on this day, January 29 of the year before, a Shoshone village suffered an identical fate. The Bear Creek … Continue reading

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Can Idle No More First Nations assert their sovereignty for real?

Here’s an idea for First Nations rattling their chains with IDLE NO MORE. Declare your sovereignty for real. “Sovereignty” has become a meaningless descriptor, now counting puppet states of Iraq and Afghanistan. How did we expect George W. Bush to … Continue reading

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Springs Mayor Steve Bach’s downtown plans centered on real estate speculation and corruption

As I was listening this AM to Right Wing talk radio on 105.5 today, they had Colorado Springs mayor telling us in an interview that it was no secret that he wants a baseball stadium to be built downtown which … Continue reading

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Spain- the leaden housing bubble now accused of sinking Eurozone economy

Another housing bubble and another huge bank bailout being demanded by the world’s superrich! And the working people being asked to take the blame once again, tighten even further their belts, and ‘cut back’ from their already low standards of … Continue reading

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Doug Henwood about Labor’s losing strategy of being sucked dry by the Democratic Party in Wisconsin

‘And as much as it hurts to admit this, labor unions just aren’t very popular. In Gallup’s annual poll on confidence in institutions, unions score close to the bottom of the list, barely above big business and HMOs but behind … Continue reading

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Quebec – corporate government there pits itself against the students

Our US students and the English speaking Canadian ones mainly snore away, as the government and banks force them into debt slavery in order to get what has become an increasingly shoddy product, which is just what exactly educational credentialing … Continue reading

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‘Blockupy’ protests in Frankfurt, Germany mobilize tens of thousands against schemes of the banks

As Occupy mobilizes against NATO in Chicago ‘Blockupy’ mobilizes against the banks in Europe, which are trying to force millions of people into cutbacks and austerity as the super rich continue to feast on government tax monies. Thousands March Against … Continue reading

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Greek Left stands up to world’s super rich – No More Free Gifts to the Banks!

“We resisted in every way,” said Alexis Tsipras, leader of the hard-left SYRIZA party, which surged to second place in last week’s election on an anti-austerity platform and blocked any deal with pro-bailout mainstream parties. “We made the decision to … Continue reading

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The voting booth is the last place to look to see Democracy in Action

Obama versus Romney? ‘How did it come to this? How did democracy in America degenerate into a mind-numbing absurdity? The answer, in a word, is money.’ ‘It has transformed what has always been a profound dissociation between what democratic theory … Continue reading

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