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Meow Wolf’s new Denver development is urban predation in sheep’s clothing.

DENVER, COLO- Alternatively, Santa Fe alt-art venue Meow Wolf is URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN CAT’S CLOTHING. Here’s the scam: Laud an arts collective of “creative types”. Let them pitch an arts space project to city planners for which you’ll supply the … Continue reading

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The El Paso Police News & other scams

OK I thought at first this was a scam. (it is) Like the El Paso Police News, which was similar.   The target was us. We got, in the mail, a “sweepstakes” entry form. To Support The Police. The U.S. … 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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Capital strikes again and again…

This is completely off the wall (street) but I had to laugh at it anyway. There’s one of those K-Tel type commercials, if you don’t remember K-Tel then go ask your mommy, kiddo. Now it’s “As Seen On TV” or, … Continue reading

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Problems Per Perry’s Precipitation Petition? Perhaps…

There’s a failsafe in the rainmaker/faith healer scam that lets the thief off the ol’ hook so that either way he gets paid. If the sufferer is healed, even if say, he was “laid hands on” on the 6th day … Continue reading

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Did you notice who are hosting the Steve Bach campaign signs?

Slumlords, Out-of-Business businesses with real estate signs from his Political Comrade Tim Leigh’s company, foreclosed houses with the same… Way to GO! o ye non-elite Elitists! You crashed the economy of Colorado Springs and the entire world with your Mortgage … Continue reading

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Fox puts $ where mouth is, admits phone whore best career chance

In one of their many late night commercials which seem to have a lot to do with sex products. It’s a recruiting ad for women to do “phone valet” work in the “telecommunications industry”. Other ads, not as spicy, but … Continue reading

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QuiBids internet racketeers threaten Not My Tribe with scam legal letter

Game On QuiBids. We received a letter today from an Oklahoma law firm, on behalf of “QuiBids LLC,” apparently the preeminent of “penny auction site” confidence scams, who took exception to our earlier look-see into their rip-off operation. Frankly, I … Continue reading

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Scam auction site Swipebids poses French celebrity Melissa Theuriau as generic newsperson all over the web

Penny auction scammers know their audience. Stupid Americans aren’t going to recognize one phony news reporter over another, even if it’s French anchorwoman Melissa Theuriau. Imagine if Lisa Hartman’s misnamed image popped up in embedded advertorials.   Not only are … Continue reading

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Hey, TeaBags, you know those Free Market Insurance Companies..

The ones you trust to sort out the health care dilemma by consistently denying Health Care to as many people as possible, thus somehow improving health care for everybody. Yeah. THOSE Insurance companies. Their Life Insurance affiliates just shat all … Continue reading

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Following Right Wing political theology

Faith based politics where you have to believe fervently the dogma handed down by the High Priests of Capital… But according to their gospels of greed, there has never actually been any revolution where wealth has been redistributed to the … Continue reading

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What, are the Chinese trying to mimic ALL our energy-sector screwups?

So they matched our Corporate Mining Accidents-waiting-to-happen-and-guess-what-they-do with similar ones by similar causes and similar results, and using Imported American industry analysts who also work for BP, Exxon Mobil, Massey Energy, The Peabody, etc… Now, they’ve got a BP-esque Oil … Continue reading

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Filipina teenage actress allegedly has Botox for role

That’s… taking things a bit far. OK, it’s taking things WAY too far. Teen actress Charice has “anti-aging” treatments including Botox, WHY? The encouraging of young girls as young as toddlers to wear makeup, when makeup is designed specifically to … Continue reading

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Another currency scam, like the Bass Brothers pulled in the 70s

There’s an infomercial on TV right now, for the “presidential dollar coin” collector series. Seems, according to the Sellers, who have apparently bought up a huge amount of these coins… Are warning us that there’s a conspiracy run by unscrupulous … Continue reading

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Scriptmatix “penny auctions” such as Quibids are less scams than pure fraud

Shell games tempt only the gullible, don’t they? So long as YOU don’t fall for them, what’s a little income redistribution among wretches? That’s an attitude shared only by the uninitiated. So-called internet “penny auctions” exploit human vulnerability like trust … Continue reading

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Update on the campaign of Ali Hasan, corporate Suck extraordinaire

He’s promising to invest all the available funds, if he’s elected to the office of state Treasurer, into Double A rated corporations. Like for instance the AA rated derivatives of mortgages, and the derivatives of the derivatives, assigned by Goldman … Continue reading

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Vaneigem on energy as commodity

NMT’s in-house Situationist has been conceptualizing a way forward well expressed in this May 2009 interview of Raoul Vaneigem: “We are being “offered” biofuels on the condition we agree to transgenic rapeseed farming. Eco-tourism will accelerate the plundering of our … Continue reading

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Obama talks of lowering the deficit even as he does the opposite

Obama sure knows how to talk out of both sides of his mouth at once! And that’s exactly what makes him and the Democratic Party so dangerous to the American people. With the Republican Party of Open Violence everybody knows … Continue reading

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Hunger, shortages and Wall Street

What can we expect of a capitalist system gorging itself on the misery of others? The energized “food speculators” have found another way now to skim money off of commodities (and off those producing them) by racing out of their … Continue reading

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Fed makes emergency donation…

In terms of a rate slash, on a Sunday evening. Because it’s Monday in the asian markets and now the London and Zurich and Paris and Berlin markets… In six hours the markets on Wall Street are going to open, … Continue reading

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Corporate America and the biofuel scam

Biofuels – Great Green Hope or Swindle is a great article just published on Common Dreams. It comes as a good read at a timely moment, right after neocon and con James Woolsey just passed through CS and CC trying … Continue reading

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Lawyergate, who’d have thunk it…

it would seem that this issue has gotten the most screams out of the Cons. They are spinning like a Maytag on amphetamines. The White House is hedging already, people are getting “hazy memories” like they wouldn’t seriously remember something … Continue reading

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Private insurance leads to less security, not more

If you are like most of us, you hate the insurance racket. It is like a giant cancer that is thoroughly capitalist in nature, yet is so destructive that it actually undermines and erodes the entire structure of the economic … Continue reading

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