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Let’s get a bit of parity here about the terroristic use of cars as weapons

So, like EVERYBODY has heard of the guy in New York hitting civilians intentionally. We’ve heard Right Wing Extremists like John McCain and Trump and other Nazi Fucks demanding that somebody who does it and is Muslim (supposedly) should be … Continue reading

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The Jihad in Mumbai

Some are more familiar with the way the British occupiers pronounced it “Bombay”. It’s got a huge Muslim presence, so does India in general. Under the British “protectorate” because it’s not polite to call them Imperialists anymore. Even though the … Continue reading

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Hillary, Bernie, and Elizabeth Warren

I have read often that it was time for our first woman President (Hillary). As a man I would agree with that. But I would also remind the reader that Lizzie Borden was a woman and we know how that … Continue reading

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When comments distract from posts: The dirty ice cream stick in your hand

The Guardian covered the immigrant mothers protesting their detention in the private facilities run by GEO in Texas. Reading the comments on this article, I’m reminded of a story from my youth, some 60 years ago. We young boys would … Continue reading

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Jim Bowie’s Noble Gesture of freeing his servant Sam

At the Alamo during the Texas Land Grab Disguised As A Revolution while he was waiting to be overrun and killed.   Mighty “white” of him but, hey, the manumission papers were a useless formality. One of the excuses used … Continue reading

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Michele Bachmann is a corn dog

I am so sorry all you Dem Chicken Littles, but GOP candidate Michele Bachmann is not going to depose your precious Recidivist Obama. She’s a straw man and as desperate a bogeyman as the corporate bad-cop party can muster. Bachmann … Continue reading

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How to discuss the “mosque rule” at the Powwow… Suggestions?

The Powwow will be September 25 at Rock Ledge Ranch, “technically” according to the West Side Pioneer, local newsletter, a part of the Garden of the Gods. Which is a sacred site for American Indians. The same people who put … Continue reading

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US House Resolution 1553 offers go-ahead for Israel to attack Iran

House Republicans have crafted a resolution to offer US approval for Israel to use “all means necessary” to confront Iran, reviving Holocaust fears and misquoting Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, where “wipe from the map” conflating the “Zionist Regime” with the Jews. Below … Continue reading

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The Famous burger not most famous

Once again COLORADO SPRINGS STYLE nominates THE FAMOUS for the city’s best burger. It ran against the usual lineup of respectable dining establishments plus King’s Chef, the token dive, but there were notable omissions worth pointing out. At the crux, … Continue reading

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Stand united against Christian Endtimers who cheerlead colonial war for Zionism

SUNDAY 5/17- Colorado Springs Christians United For Israel has scheduled A Night to Honor Israel to instruct one and all “WHY it is necessary to stand united for Israel: “Biblically, Morally, Geo-politically” on Sunday May 17, from 3pm-7pm at the … Continue reading

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Protesting unfair labor at GE Johnson

COLORADO SPRINGS- For nine months now Carpenters Union Local 515 has been protesting GE Johnson’s use of Spacecon subcontractors who misclassify workers to substantially evade labor costs. Everyday, union members like Jose Cano man this banner at Cascade Avenue, between … Continue reading

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Coloradans For Peace join ANSWER in DC

UPDATE MARCH 21 MARCH ON PENTAGON: Students & Communities Mobilize to March on the Pentagon and the Corporate War Profiteers Students and community organizations from across the country are mobilizing to be in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, March 21 to … Continue reading

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Wal-mart drives its chariot of predatory commerce over bones of Civil War dead

WAL-MART wants to build a Virginia super-center on the edge of the memorial site of one of the most consequential battles of the Civil War. The Wilderness marked the first engagement between Generals Lee and Grant, ignited a forest fire … Continue reading

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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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OBSESSION: anti-Islamic documentary is 2006 Zionist election year propaganda

COLORADO SPRINGS- If you’re not going to watch the propaganda on CNN/FOX/”24″ they’ll bring it to you! Inserted in this morning’s Gazette was OBSESSION: RADICAL ISLAM’S WAR AGAINST THE WEST, a DVD distributed by The Clarion Fund and promoted by … Continue reading

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Obama in our bastion of white bigotry

COLORADO SPRINGS- News reports far and wide recounted Barack Obama’s visit yesterday to our “Bastion of the Religious Right.” He toured the Air Force Academy and Peterson AFB, and spoke with veterans at UCCS on the Christian North side. He … Continue reading

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Tim Russert escaped hangman’s noose

The endless tributes are making me nauseated. Tim Russert, NBC’s smiling big galoot, died of a sudden heart attack as if struck down by God. Who would have his reasons, though I think he was too lenient. The longer you … Continue reading

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State Dem Convention trespass charge arraignment hearing 1:30pm today

Peter and I are scheduled to appear at the Colorado Springs Municipal Court, 224 E. Kiowa, Tuesday June 10 at 1:30pm. The charge: “TRESPASSING. PROTESTED OUTSIDE OF DESIGNATED AREA.”   UPDATE: We received a continuance until July 1st, 1:30pm.

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DNC bloggers mostly kapos and lapdogs

Not My Tribe had no interest in applying for press credentials at the DNC. Likewise, our ranks are rife with intentions to protest, disrupt and agitate by whatever means OUTSIDE. But that will not stop us from criticizing the lopsided … Continue reading

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Who will be blogging from the DNC

According to the DNCC, 125 blogs have been credentialed for the Denver convention. Several are newspaper blogs, many are Democrat forums. How many are critical of the Democratic Party? 2008 DNC Watch demconwatch.blogspot.com 43rd State Blues 43rdstateblues.com AFL-CIO NOW Blog … 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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The Iowa horse race feeds our delusion of being a democracy with peppy pap

I Hate Iowa… no make that…. I hate the horse races, which along with America’s football fetish, are two gambling sports we should not participate in if we value our mental health. Too much steroids involved. Too much TV bullshit … Continue reading

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International Peace Day -reminders

There’s a vigil scheduled for Friday September 21st, the International Day of Peace, on Nevada Avenue and Kiowa Street downtown, from 12noon to 1pm. Bring things that say “peace.” The next evening everyone is invited to GIVE PEACE A DANCE. … Continue reading

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The New Colossus

I met an otherwise conservative old gentleman yesterday with a refreshing answer to the immigration question. Said he: “I’d welcome them!” “This nation was built on immigration, we’re all immigrants -except the Native Americans- and I believe there’s room for … Continue reading

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Critical Mass Rally 3/17

Seventy riders joined the monthly CRITICAL MASS ride through downtown on Friday, St Patrick’s Day, seen by hundreds of revelers and commuters. Our special IWY3 gathering rode down Tejon, crossing on Bijou, Kiowa, Boulder, St Vrain, Pikes Peak and Colorado … Continue reading

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