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I could preach about this for days, nay… weeks

The merchant class must be spooked, they’re trotting out the St Patrick’s Day doo-dads fru-fru and trinkets. For those who know their way round a calendar, that’s more than two months away. Nuff said.

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Denver judge rules BEING HOMELESS IS IRRELEVANT to defendants charged with violating city’s urban camping ban

DENVER, COLORADO- A hearing was held today to review motions submitted before the criminal trial of three homeless activists arrested last November for violating Denver’s Urban Camping Ban. Terese Howard, Jerry Burton, and Randy Russel featured in the infamous 2016 … Continue reading

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Martin L King Day

So, sometimes I get the response that Martin wasn’t a “saint”, works for me anyway, I ain’t a saint either. Never met one. What he did accomplish was to lead people to at least think about a lot of very … Continue reading

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Operation Cross Country: US Police-Military State stokes constant hysteria about sex slavery being everywhere

The supposed campaign to rescue child sex slaves is now a lynchpin of the US National Security State. Feeding into it are all the Right Wing Republican leaning churches, the more hysterical of the left overs of the men-are-the-enemy ‘feminist’ … Continue reading

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If you don’t see Merry Christmas in the window, no, you don’t go in that store! The Star of David used to do that trick.

This season’s War-On-Christmas email is pushing a holiday ditty whose refrain goes “If you don’t see Merry Christmas in the window, then you don’t go in that store.” Seems like it might be easier to mark those stores with a … Continue reading

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#Occupy Colo. Springs Municipal Court

OCCUPIED COLORADO SPRINGS- Attention local media, if you’re looking for authentic spokespeople for Occupy Colorado Springs, you need look no further than today’s front row. Holding the big sign is first arrestee Steve Bass, to his right: three times arrestee … Continue reading

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W.A.S.P. Triumphalism, Memorial Day and The Wingless Vultures

I swear the Territory Days Triumphalism celebration (Like the so-called “Islamic Triumphalism” rally around the world last September 11th, remember that? They were celebrating Eid, one of their holidays they celebrate every damn year using the same Lunar Calendar the … Continue reading

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Dit Fromage!

Ah, photography and cheese, together again. In French. New concept, Calendar Girls posing with … CHEESE! It doesn’t translate very well, culturally, or didn’t. “Say Cheese” becomes “Dit Fromage! Dit Fromage!” Warning, the webpage is in French. So for those … Continue reading

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October

2- “One Nation” JOBS, PEACE, JUSTICE, March on Washington, DC 2-9 KEEP SPACE FOR PEACE Week 4- Arrest Dick Cheney Now, at the Broadmoor, 7:30am 5- Arrest George W. Bush Now, at the Broadmoor, 7:30am 6- Erik Larson, “Devil in … Continue reading

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Apologizing for not pandering to ignorance.

The Portland ME newspooper apologized to 9/11 families for publishing a story about Eid, the end of the holy month Ramadan. Which occurred this year on September 10th. The next time it will occur on September 10th is 28 years … Continue reading

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16-year-old Jessica Watson completes solo circumnavigation, flunks geometry

When 16-year-old Jessica Watson arrives in Sidney tomorrow, she will be the youngest person to sail around the globe alone. The precocious Aussie will be denied an official record however, for the same reason the Olympics enforce a minimum age … Continue reading

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Leave the Rat Alone…

Ok, so it’s a groundhog. Not a Rat but still a rodent. So some are Freaking Out that their ridiculous ceremony of harrassing the little beast on one of the days he stirs from hibernation, comes out of the burrow … Continue reading

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December activism calendar

1- PROTEST Escalation of War in Afghanistan, Acacia Park, 5pm 3- STORY OF STUFF Annie Leonard, CC Packard Hall, 6pm 7-18 – COP15, UN Climate Change Conference, Kobenhavn DK 8- Sarah Palin book signing, Borders, Briargate Mall 9- Health Care … Continue reading

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Buy Nothing Day 2009 now Wildcat Strike

Do you recognize the cat at right? It might be a child’s zoo animal rubber stamp if it didn’t look so angry. This is a stencil that dates to the Wobblies, when working men were angry. When labor organizers had … Continue reading

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Ward Churchill to speak for O’odham

According to Censored News, Activist and scholar Ward Churchill will speak at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson, 4831 W. 22nd St., on November 13, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. to benefit O’odham VOICE Against the Wall, which since 2003 has … Continue reading

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Columbus fall from grace not predicted by Mayan Long Count Calendar

For centuries, we’ve had only engravings to depict the Christopher Columbus discovery of the New World. With the moving pictures of today (a growing number in color according to IMdB), you’d think by now one or two would have caught … Continue reading

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October calendar

2- Michael Moore’s CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY 3-10 – International Week of Protest: KEEP SPACE FOR PEACE 7- Anniversary of Afghan invasion     (marks HALFWAY POINT of US – ISLAM WAR) 8- Day of the Heroic Guerrilla 9- TAOS: … Continue reading

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September calendar

7- Labor Day HEALTH CARE RALLY, Printers Home, 110 S. Union 12- Day of Solidarity with the People of Zimbabwe 16- Save the News, Colorado History Museum, Denver, 6:30pm 18- Jim Hightower “No Agitation, No Change” IBEW Hall, 6pm, $35 … Continue reading

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August calendar

6- Day of World Solidarity with the Struggle of the Japanese People 18- Day of Solidarity with the Afro-American People 22- Doug Lamborn Health Care Town Hall, Woodland Park, 5pm 25- Doug Lamborn Health Care Town Hall, Canyon City, 4:30pm … Continue reading

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Activists have so far failed to construct a real American Antiwar Movement

Despite the grass roots sentiment against all the bloodshed that Bush and now Barack Obama are engaged in, activists in the US have ever failed to construct a real Antiwar Movement. Do you consider that to be a harsh judgment … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs Calendar MAY 2009

MAY 2009 1- May Day: International Workers Day 4- Tobias Wolff, Reading at CC, Armstrong Theatre, 7pm 9- UFCW Local 7 contract expires with Safeway workers 15- NAKBA commemoration 17- CFP Protest of PRO-ISRAEL RALLY, City Auditorium, 3pm-6pm 18- Senator … Continue reading

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Fodor’s guide to Denver and the DNC

To answer the obvious questions. If you’re worried about tear gas, saturate a bandana in Apple Cider Vinegar, and bring swimming goggles. For a tip of where you’ll find the action in the next several days, below is a list … Continue reading

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Local nonprofit needs bread for its lunch

COLORADO SPRINGS- The news from the J&P is more fund-raising. This time it’s a cute play on “P&J” with a bread pun. Basically: We have the Peace & Justice, got Bling? There’s nothing on the calendar to indicate the J&P … Continue reading

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KRCC is mum about Amy Goodman visit

Democracy Now! heroine Amy Goodman will be visiting the Springs on Sunday April 20th, but you wouldn’t know from listening to DN!’s own local radio affiliate KRCC. Today, in the segue for the 7pm slot, “Coming up next, Democracy Now,” … Continue reading

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Commerce takes Visa or anti-Visa

I love this commercial. Life Takes Visa. Life –or here its commerce equivalent– is a well choreographed bakery, a happy flow of patrons interrupted only by a hapless customer who bottlenecks the process by presuming to pay with cash. The … Continue reading

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