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No blank-check bailout for Wall Street

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Organizations in Southern Colorado will participate in a National Day of Action in opposition to the no-strings attached, $700 billion corporate bailout plan advanced by President Bush and Treasury Secretary Paulson. A press conference will take … Continue reading

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Police Liaison is double-edged handcuff

Large demonstrations such as planned at the DNC invite a basic need for crowd management. From any standpoint there is an inherent requirement to involve officer friendly. Pardon my sophomoric wonder about how this can be done with sufficient prudence. … Continue reading

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US had NO enemies in the Middle East before Israel

Former White House Liar Tony Snow died of cancer. Conservatives want the flag flown at half mast, or perhaps invade a Middle Eastern country in his name. Bush backs Israeli plan for strike on Iran. Iraqi PM ready to oust … Continue reading

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I want more change in the White House than just skin color!

Barack Obama is proving himself to be little more than Joe Lieberman in blackface. Oy gevalt. Cowardly Dems in the Senate (Led by Obama the Coward) passed FISA, out of fear that big meanie Bush might say something bad about … Continue reading

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Shall we stand our ground with Obama?

The man who brought Democrats out of the closet, our presumptive Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Barack Obama, will be speaking in Colorado Springs Wednesday night at the Broadmoor. WHETHER OR NOT you hope he gets elected, do we remind … Continue reading

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Direct Action versus Indirect Inaction

One hundred years on, we’re still told we can elect representatives to look out for us in Congress. But do they represent us? Do they end the war, reject FISA, impeach the president? The register-to-vote work-through-official-channels folk take us for … Continue reading

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Obama should lead or get out of the way

Democrats: more useless than a pile of raccoon dung on your deck. Obama’s supporting the new FISA bill, which legalizes Bush’s unconstitutional spying on Americans, and immunizes telecoms for their conspiracy.   Either lead or get out of the way. … Continue reading

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Electing the lesser of real evil

While it might appear to make no difference if a candidate is Republican or Democrat, I’d say a freshly galvanized non-voter would be hard pressed to suggest that any of the Y2K presidential hopefuls could have performed with more mischievous … Continue reading

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A glimmer of light

In my post, The Madness of King George, I wrote about the recently approved changes to FISA. I won’t reiterate here.   The ACLU, God bless ’em, has mobilized quickly to contest the constitutionality of the proposed changes. Please sign … Continue reading

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The Madness of King George

Escaping tyranny by sailing to the New World was a temporary fix. A ghost has come back to haunt us. We have another King George. In the past six years, George Bush has sought to accumulate all governing powers into … Continue reading

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