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The case of turning your 9 y/o kid into a Coca Cola whore and US Police State madness

The news from America just keeps on getting worse and worse and worser. The Massachusetts Child Protective Services is investigating the dad of this 9 y/o kid because of how he has his kid performing in a ‘joke’ video for … Continue reading

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Facebook advertisers can repost “likes” in your name so you don’t have to

Users of Facebook are accustomed to seeing friends listed in right-column ads, mentioned liking such-and-such a brand, or two or three. It’s understood that those friends at some point visited the brand’s page and clicked “like”, permitting that company, Amazon … Continue reading

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Adieu, Grenouilles, Adieu – The Great Buzz-Kill

Following the bees in a steep nose dive to oblivion, frogs and other amphibians. This one appears to be death by fungus, much like our own beloved “athletes’ foot”. Except amphibians have yet another use for their skin. They have … 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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Kidnap and Torture… Corporate Failure in Mexico…

Man is kidnapped in front of his wife, taken to a secret prison and tortured for 7 months… government stonewalling, …CIA? According to the Propaganda, Narco Gangs in Mexico. The way the story is slanted, the Mexican Federal Government is … Continue reading

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Coke tries to sell Hopenhagen in bottle

For a few brief seconds, the Yes Men merry pranksters unmasked climate summit sponsor Coca-Cola for the environmental villain it is. Coca-Cola had been among the organizers to brand the Hopenhagen campaign, a custom fit for their slogan Bottle of … Continue reading

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Boycott Coca-Cola for India’s water, Colombia’s unions and Israel Apartheid

OK, it’s a famously discredited fake-ad to slander Coke. They have no plans to rebrand the Dome of the Rock. But Israel may — and Coca-Cola is a sponsor. That’s why Coloradans For Peace are calling to boycott Coke, to … Continue reading

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Jokenhagen, the COP15 that wasn’t

You heard about the Yes Men successfully pulling off another stunt in Copenhagen? The delegates were fooled, even the media, and so unsurprisingly, the substance of their theatrics is being glossed over. While the reporters track the footprints to sort … Continue reading

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Boycott Israel Apartheid this Christmas

In solidarity with the ONE MILE MARCH to free Gaza, on the one year anniversary of Israel’s genocidal incursion into Gaza, let’s kick start a Colorado Springs effort to support the Global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement against Israel, … Continue reading

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UN Climate Change Conference COP15 should call for coping, less hoping

Yes, we know the theme. Ich bin ein Hopenhagener. With climate change about to engulf us, today we are all Hopenhageners. I think “COPE” might be a better derivation for the summit in Copenhagen than the ol’ Obama bait ‘n … Continue reading

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The New Romans

These were just on the TV about a half hour ago. bacon-cinnamon roll Deep-fried Coca-Cola A Chocolate Milkshake served in a what looked like a brandy snifter in size only conical like a martini glass, with barbecue sauce on the … Continue reading

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A Coke a day keeps the doctor in payola

Did you hear that Coke has partnered with the American Academy of Family Practitioners to offer nutritional advice about how Coca-Cola products can be part of a child’s healthy diet? What, with a side order of stomach pump? Have they … Continue reading

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A flu by any other name would smell as

Hearing policy makers scramble to buffer the US pork industry, such as Smithfield Foods et al, from being unfairly tainted by the name “Swine Flu” (because of course you don’t catch Swine Flu from eating their hogs) reminded me of … Continue reading

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The poetry of kick-the-can in the rain

I hate random stream of consciousness when you can tell the author thinks they’re building to something. It’s so, so tedious. Such was my reaction to officially-described poet Elizabeth Alexander, who recited a piece she composed for the inauguration of … Continue reading

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No war but class war

Here’s the playground analogy: Say a bully is beating up a little kid. The bully could be the military beating up a nascent democracy, could be Wal-mart beating up its employees, could be Coca-Cola killing labor organizers, could be oil … Continue reading

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