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The US Left doesn’t understand much about the current state of the Pentagon and the US military

Much of the US population has been told by US Left liberals that the US ‘lost’ the Vietnam War and that the US military is some sort of paper tiger, when in reality the US military continues to be a … Continue reading

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British National Front fascists like both Marine Le Pen, the French fascist leader, and Ron Paul.

It’s really no surprise here, but the British National Front fascists like both Ron Paul and Marine Le Pen. We should ask ourselves just why that is. See the National Front’s web site… Marine Le Pen & Ron Paul. It … Continue reading

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It’s not a recession, it’s a robbery.

This image gets my vote for the KILLER APP of internet memes to explain what the “economic crisis” and its global banking “austerity measures” are really about: pure greed. All the rich have ever wanted is everything. Damn the middle … Continue reading

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Simon Wiesenthal Center makes best case against Israel colonial legitimacy

Give Israel credit for answering their critics head on, but that is the Zionist hubris. Simon Wiesenthal is propagating the latest Hasbara crib sheet to counter the ten most threatening lies about Israel. We couldn’t have summarized the arguments better … Continue reading

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The Caracas Commitment Si Se Puede

You might imagine the multinational corporate media would blackout the talk of a 5th Socialist International. They are most determined to censor the issues which the world’s leftist parties are resolved to address. Where Obama 2008 and Copenhagen 2009 project … Continue reading

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Vaneigem on energy as commodity

NMT’s in-house Situationist has been conceptualizing a way forward well expressed in this May 2009 interview of Raoul Vaneigem: “We are being “offered” biofuels on the condition we agree to transgenic rapeseed farming. Eco-tourism will accelerate the plundering of our … Continue reading

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National Assembly is antiwar exclusively

Reports are emerging from July’s National Assembly, the vital effort to unite antiwar forces into a common movement. Delegates from the major peace organizations hammered out a strategy to address Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Palestine. Missing from the consensus? Nonviolence, … Continue reading

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The Full Text of Iranian President Ahmadinejad’s speech

At last we have a copy of the full text of the Iranian President’s speech at the Durban Review Conference on racism and now we can examine just how it has been misrepresented as vile, ugly, and racist by vile … Continue reading

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Cuba emerges victor of Cold Cash War

The ban on US travel to Cuba may be lifted, but isn’t the timing so 1989? Old Havana has been affected by the European tourists which have been coming for decades, but opening the gates to the capitalist hordes of … Continue reading

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Crisis may be worse than Depression says Paul Volcker

Crisis may be worse than Depression… What?! A moment of honesty at last? Many ‘financial experts’, as the corporate media always likes to term them, have been predicting their American recovery moment to begin the last quarter of 2009 or … Continue reading

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Economic pie in the sky

Eric and I had fun in Costa Rica playing with a rainbow in the hills outside Santa Elena. We traveled down a narrow bumpy road until the bright double rainbow appeared to end in the backyard of the only house … Continue reading

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Democratic Party awash in corruption scandal

What do Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and Bernard Madoff have in common? They are both Democratic Party kingpins, the likes of which Barack Obama climbed his way to White House power with. Bernie Madoff ran a $50 billion ponzi scheme … Continue reading

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Does work make you strong, or does it make you sick?

Everywhere you go in America, people tell you how happy they are with having a capitalist economy! They say they can’t imagine it being any other way, in fact, and that Capitalism is Nature’s very own best way. That’s what … Continue reading

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Walmart trampling is Black Friday PR

“BLACK FRIDAY” BREAKING NEWS- What do you make of the trampling of a Wal-mart worker by crazed bargain hunters at Long Island super center first thing on the day after Thanksgiving? Crazy shoppers, or beguilingly crazy bargains? Which most aroused … Continue reading

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The only thing that is changing, is the meaning of “change.”

Obama picks economic crisis team.   Come meet the new boss, same as the old boss. You got fooled again! If you thought Obama would be Clinton II, guess again. He’s now looking more like Bush III. Told ya’ our … Continue reading

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The new age will be gilded with Bling

  While the American middle class eventually embraced repudiation of West Egg bad taste in favor of affecting a supposed blue-blood sensibility, the ostentatious nouveau riche carried on. The chasm between rich and poor kept expanding and the economic crisis … Continue reading

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Put IMPEACHMENT back on the table

President-elect Barack Obama could begin work today, and not just choosing his cabinet. As de-facto head of the Democratic Party, Obama should put the impeachment of George W. Bush straight unto the table. Read an insult into this too, but … Continue reading

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A Sustainable No Growth Society needed immediately

We are told that the only way out of economic collapse is to restart ‘the economy’, and without that we face a grave crisis. But isn’t that just plain wrong? To restart ‘the economy’ is to restart the destructiveness to … Continue reading

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Senators give Paulson keys to treasury

The Senate has signed Paulson’s blank check for the Wall Street ransom payment. Band of Thieves, Murder of Crows, Goddamn Jerk of Senators!   Overheard on the radio about Obama/McCain: “It’s amazing such similar solutions for the economic crisis can … Continue reading

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CEO Bandits and Gump

The best temp gig in history gives a short accounting of bankrupt Washington Mutual and the CEOs that led the bank to its demise. But what’s new about any of this? Ronald Reagan started this trend off with the Savings … Continue reading

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The Panic of 1873 and the panic today

Many are looking back at the 1930s to the Great Depression of that Era and comparing today’s capitalist downturn to that one, but others see little similarities between that Economic Crash of what appears to many as the mere distant … 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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The Wall Street crisis was an inside job

WHO’S LIKENING THE WALL STREET CRISIS TO 9/11?! One was perpetrated by insiders, with the collusion of the US government, to exploit citizen’s fears, and restructure our representational Democracy into an authoritarian oligarchy. Which act of state terror against the … Continue reading

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Liberals cry out for ‘Regulation!’

Democratic party-tied websites are spouting much the same analysis of the current economic crisis, which is simply that in their point of view, capitalism is great, it just needs ‘regulation.’ Give us a break, People! The US Capitalist System is … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast poor versus Wall Street RICH

Bailouts for the big boys and slander for the poor! What else is new in America? Not a word in the corporate press about the irresponsible criminal investments by the super rich of the banking and insurance companies, but look … Continue reading

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