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Sarah Palin was no aberration, Comrades!

There is a widespread belief in liberal circles that John McCain aberrantly reduced American politics single handedly to a cartoon level of discourse through his selection of Sarah Palin as his running mate in 2008. However, this 2012 campaign shows … Continue reading

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More ‘Defense’ spending, Anybody?

‘Here’s an issue that hasn’t been debated much in the presidential campaign but ought to be: How much should we spend on defense? President Obama has proposed keeping the Pentagon budget essentially flat for the next 10 years. Mitt Romney, … Continue reading

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Arriba PRD!

____In Mexico, the people want the corruption exposed! Go PRD! Arriba Natalia Juarez! The presidential candidate of the PRD, AMLO, is certainly a preferable choice over the other 2 running against him, also. One more week to go to the … Continue reading

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Obama takes historic step on pop-top, endorses gay marriage again for you

What next? Is candidate Obama going to say he’s against war again too? I recall some event last week which was held to be the kickoff of President Obama’s presidential campaign, but today’s statement confirms it, Candidate Obama is in … Continue reading

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We love you, Jean Luc!

Mélenchon mania: viral pop video strikes a chord with French voters … What’s going on in France? They seem to be getting sick of the Fascists and the 2 soft French corporate parties, too. See Melenchon unites French hard left … Continue reading

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Mexico set to ditch the political party (PAN) most identified with carrying out the bloody US war on drugs

The Made-in-the-US, so called Mexican drug war has led to the deaths of over 60,000 in recent years and Mexicans are fed up with the increasing national insecurity arising from this war. As a result, the country is set to … Continue reading

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First look! US Boat to Gaza, Flotilla II blockade runner The Audacity of Hope

Democracy Now Producer Aaron Maté took a quick photo of the American boat scheduled shortly to sail with the upcoming aid flotilla to Gaza. How will President Obama respond to an effort named after his presidential campaign bestseller Audacity Of … Continue reading

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Did Obama hear you on election day?

Here’s a quarter-page size flier you can use to spread the word about tonight’s event. Obama’s announcement will be momentous, no matter which course of action he decides. It will be either the first sign of delivering on his promise … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin’s Victorian Secrets

Sarah Palin spent $148 at two different Victoria’s Secret locations in Philadelphia and Cincinnati in the last weeks of her Vice Presidential campaign! The buys were listed under the heading of “campaign accessories.” That’s one hot and sexy Momma there! … Continue reading

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Defining ourselves by what others fear

It could be confused for being contrarian or reactionary, but how else do you build upon what you learn? Instead of letting life buffet you while you strap yourself to a mast to drift to a predestined shore, why not … Continue reading

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Chomsky: the US public is irrelevant

Al Jazeera’s INSIDE USA has a recent interview with Noam Chomsky. Chomsky: US public irrelevant. The partial transcript is mirrored below, as is the 2-part video: part 1 and part 2. Part 2 of the interview: Partial transcript: AVI LEWSI: … Continue reading

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Stokely Carmichael on liberal pitfalls

Most liberals are naive to other thinking or to the insightful speeches of the socialist black activists of the 60’s. Stokely Carmichael saw the powerlessness of the liberal that other moderate Negro leaders wouldn’t attempt or couldn’t see. The Black … Continue reading

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The corporate press blanks out coverage of the antiwar demonstrations

The coverage of the antiwar demonstrations everywhere has been abysmal. There is a conspiracy of silence by the major press to use silence to try to demoralize us. Antiwar activists now have the majority of population with us, but due … Continue reading

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