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nine-eleven-zero-one, Corporate Pirates got hit

This started as a reply to a comment about the NFL and other Corporate Thieves ripping off America and demanding we show homage to their empire. Above and beyond the money the sports fanatics pay for their really stupid entertainment. … 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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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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Special Ops Warrior “Charity”

The big-pigs who sold us the War at the cost of all our budget allocations for generations to come, want us, the ones who are to be responsible for the monster deficit, to pay their bills as  a “Charity” for … Continue reading

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International StarWarz Day

May the 4th be with you… That started as an intellectual or at least nerd pun. The underlying fear slowly builds up. As does the deficit, the vast majority of which is subsidizing wars which in turn are a giveaway … Continue reading

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IRS says Cindy Sheehan owes $104K more in taxes than MF General Electric

From Cindy Sheehan, Facebook, Aug 29, 7PM PST: “I just got a notice from the IRS that I owe them 104 grand and they are going to levy my bank accounts and property. I don’t have any property and there’s … Continue reading

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If Obama is a Trojan Horse, we better brush up on Virgil and the Sack of Troy

Yeah, the Right has abused this cliché: President Obama is a Trojan Horse for health care, for Socialism, yada yada, ad nauseum. Finally the Left is coming round to see Obama as no less a Trojan Horse. But for who? … Continue reading

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Bob Holmes said he cares for Homeless PEOPLE

…but that homeless women breed like rabbits. And while I wasn’t there at the rally at UCCS or however the hell they put it, it strikes me that it’s incredibly unlikely that he used the PEOPLE noun to modify the … Continue reading

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Wikileaks reveals inventory of US possessions critical to corporations

To complain that a wikileaked list of off-US-soil “critical infrastructure and key resources” provides a checklist of targets for aspiring terrorists is to pretend that opponents of the US empire are as simple minded as American television viewers. The importance … Continue reading

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AIPAC student DC junkets paying off

This year’s AIPAC conference targeted university student body officers in an effort to fend off BDS campaigns at campuses nationwide. Did the controversial strategy just pay off at UC Berkeley? When the student council voted 16 to 4 to divest, … Continue reading

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GE tv spot brings death panels to life

TRUTH IN ADVERTISING- I like the new General Electric spot meant to warm Americans to digitizing medical records, GE’s “health innovation” to more easily share information among health care professionals. A regular checkup becomes slightly obtrusive as the patient recognizes … Continue reading

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The contractors losing people in Iraq

We’ve all heard of Halliburton, KBR, Blackwater, Custer Battles et al. Who are the other contractor / profiteer / mercenaries in Iraq? Here’s a partial list, sorted by most recent fatality. Prolog Middle East, Wackenhut Services, Tetra Tech EC, DynCorp … Continue reading

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