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Canadian pharmaceutical billionaires executed. Can Americans import that?

William Jennings Bryan said “No one can earn a million dollars honestly.” He was riffing Balzac: “Behind every great fortune is a great crime.” Big Pharma billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman stole $3.2 billion via a string of great crimes. … Continue reading

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Here’s another one for ANZAC Day…

So, it was on or just before ANZAC Day four years ago, the last veteran of Gallipoli died.   And I truly do get a bit sad and angry, betimes, when these guys are held up as a reason FOR … Continue reading

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Will occupying the streets Sept 17, Oct 6 and 15 precipitate an American Fall?

“American Fall” would be a pun, yes. A pan-Arabian-like Spring causing the US anti-democracy to tumble, being the objective. The English riots have put a dark spin on what might be Middle America’s reception to popular uprising, but mark the … Continue reading

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To the so called “Conservatives”: Merry God-Damn Free Market!

You know how the Adam Smith/Reagan/Ayn Rand brainwashed disciples preach that “A rising tide lifts all boats”. What they don’t mention is the Rich have it rigged so their Wage Slaves can’t afford a God-Damn boat. They’ll also get some … Continue reading

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Ron Kovic, Private Nation and the mystique of the Token Cripple

Because I get the same kind of crap in lower doses than Kovic and Max Cleland did and still do. When you become disabled at work you’re supposed to be grateful for any crust of bread thrown your way, and … Continue reading

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Accounting for IDF missing intelligence

The results of Israel’s self-investigation of the Mavi Marmara Massacre are in: surprise, the IDF commandos did no wrong, but were set back by a deficiency of intelligence. It’s what many of us were already thinking, but there’s another punchline … Continue reading

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Hubris, thy name is Gazette

Maybe it’s because the American-born Yemeni cleric Anwar al-Awlaki is in fact born American, but his statement that there should be Retaliatory killings of American Civilians fits so very well with the American killings of Afghan, Pakistani, VietNamese, Korean, … … Continue reading

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Who were the 1,415 victims in Gaza?

Americans aren’t accustomed to seeing their adversaries as human. The victims of our wars remain faceless and nameless, and maybe as a consequence we accept that our military “doesn’t do body counts.” Not only do we minimize the number of … Continue reading

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Colorado reps support Israel war crimes

All 7 of Colorado’s US representatives voted to put their congressional stamp of approval on Israel’s war crimes in Gaza, joining 337 more yeas for House Resolution 867, Calling on the President and the Secretary of State to oppose unequivocally … Continue reading

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Next to the White House

While visiting Washington DC in March, I found it interesting to note the edifices closest to the White House. EAST, WEST The neighbor to the immediate East of the Obama’s White House is the Department of the Treasury. Is that … 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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Seven hundred times N,OOO,OOO,OOO!

Is the strategy to pay this ransom, then have the robbers intercepted as they make their escape? What other excuse will Democrats Pelosi and Reid offer for coming home with a bag full of 140,000,000,000 wooden nickels? That money’s gone … Continue reading

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Denver D’Alliance for Democracy

Here is current the schedule of ARN events: ———————————- SATURDAY, AUGUST 23 All Day City Park Set up at City Park Afternoon (TBD) City Park Resurrection City Free University Non-Violence Training 5:00 – 10:00 PM Gates Crescent Park Welcoming BBQ … Continue reading

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Stop the War in Iraq and BTTHN

Open National Conference to Stop the War in Iraq and Bring the Troops Home Now Cleveland, Ohio, June 28-29, 2008 National Assembly Endorser List (Partial Listing) ( * = organization or position for identification only) 1. Cindy Sheehan, Gold Star … Continue reading

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Urge House Judiciary to impeach Bush

Dear Mr. Conyers, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, The Democratic Party may think it in its best interest not to begin impeachment proceedings against President Bush, please consider doing what is right, imperative and just. If Bush still has … Continue reading

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Not only Darwin’s nightmare

When he introduced the screening of his documentary at UCCS on Wednesday, Austrian filmmaker Hubert Sauper told us that for the five years he had worked on the project, DARWIN’S NIGHTMARE had been his nightmare. Sauper predicted that in two … Continue reading

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