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TSA detained former Deputy Chief of Police, where was Blue Lives Matters?

Oh, yeah, the guy has a “funny” name and his dad was born in Somalia. But they’re not actually profiling Negroes nor Mulattos nor people who “look Mex” or Arab or Iranian or any other hated species of Human Beings. … Continue reading

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Repoopycans feel TrumpDon’tCare is dead in the water

Imagine that. Cut money out of actually getting the poorest a little help with health care, something which would conceivably get people up and ready to work again, maybe in the Killing Machine ‘defense’ industry or maybe poisoning everybody else’s … Continue reading

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Attention Fossil Fuel Addicts/Fanatics

The Anti-Science club, you know who you are. Your masters in Houston and Washington have instructed to respond to issues with specific chants/mantras. And to defer the related issues of White Supremacy and taking away American Indian Sovereignty.  The claims … Continue reading

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I really did try to give them a break, you know

Because I hate false accusations. God knows I’ve had enough slung at me. But my readers might know by now my oft-repeated recollection about a “joke” which had too much truth. The one with the Air Force pilot shooting up … Continue reading

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Speaking of consumer protests…

Like the Buy Nothing Day.. On December 12th 2014 NPR aired its Wall Street Journal Report (and WSN is published by Fox which constantly bad-mouths and trash-talks NPR and would never run a full NPR news item) that American 99%ers … Continue reading

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KRCC thinks pro-corporate news is balanced, pro-people news is suspect

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What does “member-supported radio” mean? Friends don’t let friends air junk

It is that time again. Twice a year local public radio affiliate KRCC holds a fund drive during which it expects community support for its exclusively corporate programming. By what stretch of the imagination should listeners feel they need to … Continue reading

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NPR: women berserkers, oil whores, Goebbels Surge, presidential DNA

I accidentally listened to NPR today, what an earful of crap! No wonder Americans are so uninformed, none more than self-identifying progressives, waylaid by Corporate Public shysters. Here’s what I overheard:   The Defense Department is running short on recruits … Continue reading

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Restoring honor of USAF General John Lavelle for sake of post-Vietnam war criminals

Air Force general John Lavelle fell from grace in 1971 after overseeing unauthorized bombing raids over North Vietnam. Now his family has allies trying to rehabilitate Lavelle’s reputation, obfuscating his “rogue” misdeeds. If today’s US air strikes can carpet bomb … Continue reading

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The Great American Hero

America lives in the heart of every man everywhere who wishes to find a region where he will be free to work out his destiny as he chooses. –Woodrow Wilson Our understanding of history shapes our perception of the present, … Continue reading

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Choice of NPR vs. FOX is like Obama vs. Bush, difference is only skin deep.

Petition mongers are hoping you’ll help pressure the White House Correspondents’ Association to assign the front row briefing room seat recently purged of Helen Thomas to the public-serving NPR instead of the right-wing FOX. I favor whoever will unmask the … Continue reading

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Bob Edwards asks “We still Top Dog?”

Longtime neo-liberal shill and NPR war drummer Bob Edwards consults a soothsayer to placate his weekend audience’s fears about where their hopeful handbasket appears to be headed. To his question about the USA still being top dog, the economic clairvoyant’s … Continue reading

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Success! Afghan trainees mean as US

NPR ran a report praising the Afghan National Army, hoping I suppose to allay US public anticipation that Afghanistan should be conducting its own slaughters and incurring a greater share of soldier casualties. As if not enough ANA are getting … Continue reading

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Healthcare reformist TR Reid visits COS to say universal coverage not possible

COLORADO SPRINGS– [UPDATED] My question to TR Reid, who speaks tonight at CC’s Palmer Hall, is how can voices for health care rights get past the corporate media editors? As Washington Post Denver bureau chief and NPR reporter, Reid’s answer … Continue reading

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US health industry tells Vic to snuff it

Vic Chesnutt took his own life on Christmas Day. By coincidence, he’d just given an upbeat interview to NPR’s Fresh Air in spite of an ongoing battle with his health care providers. The segment seemed to pierce the celebrity veil … Continue reading

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Speaking of Liars: Berlusconi…

The person who helped CheneyBush form their Hate and Murder Empire, said of the “unprovoked” attack where he got his face busted in, “love will conquer hate AND Envy”. Yes, friends, according to Mussolini Jr it’s “envy” to not want … Continue reading

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Maybe the Iraqi people will hang 4 more on the Fallujah Bridge

Federal prosecutors have asked for charges to be dropped against one of the Blackwater murderers-for-hire, Nicholas Slatten of Tennessee. Whether he personally was guilty of this particular Multiple Murder, he as a member of a Corporate Death Squad shares their … Continue reading

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War on Islam brought home to Ft Hood

Says President Obama of the Fort Hood shooting that claimed 12 US soldiers: “It is horrifying that they should come under fire at an Army base on American soil.” Where does Obama think we are killing our adversaries? On their … Continue reading

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Is NPR blocking health care reform?

If the corporation from which you get your news is NOT TELLING YOU that the US could give its citizens Universal Health Care for less than the cost of today’s system, and could do so tomorrow by expanding Medicare offering … Continue reading

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Ding-Dong, the Liberal Lizard of the Senate is dead… Sing along, Democrats!

As I was heading for work this morning, the imperialist faux liberal, faux public radio, ‘National Public Radio’ was informing the whole world that ‘The Liberal Lion of the Senate’ was no more. In Heaven, no doubt… But… if I … Continue reading

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Does NPR have a hiring impediment?

NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO- I can laugh at speech impediments with the best of them. But I’m less comfortable if there’s no laugh track. Specifically, when it’s a speech-challenged news reporter, I utterly object to being made to decipher from mispronunciation. … Continue reading

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World news and the everyday teenager

There wasn’t any conversation to speak of on the drive to school today, so I turned on the news. From the back a teen immediately interjected “Is that completely necessary?” I muted the sound and turned around, completely incredulous. “What?” … Continue reading

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Palin gets natural lip gloss from NPR

We may all be eagerly awaiting the Thursday VP debate trainwreck, with finally a sense that sanity cannot but otherwise prevail on coverage of the Sarah Palin dunce cap corner. But Americans don’t have to look far to see that … Continue reading

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This American Life -live it in fear

Did New York City based NPR need to hype fears of an economic collapse to Main Street USA, who’s so far not spooked by the bogeyman in Wall Street’s closet? NYC called in help from partners in the Chicago, the … Continue reading

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Mainstream media ignores RNC arrests

(Masked civilian below is a reporter who didn’t report what he saw.) RNC protesters in St. Paul are coming up against preemptive arrests and arbitrary detentions. Do you hear about these events? Houses raided, suspects held without Habeas Corpus, a … Continue reading

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