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American christianity is a cargo cult

Haha I sympathize with this meme. But it applies to the colonized as well as the colonizers. I do tend to fault impoverished people for shackling themselves to church dogma. Religion rationalizes and preserves inequity. Of course this ignores that … Continue reading

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A brief conversation at King Soopers back in November

Some kid (early twenties, maybe 30) saith unto me “What a day! We’ve got a president who isn’t a politician and legalized pot!” He seemed to be under the affluence of incohol but that doesn’t mean much. The important bit … Continue reading

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Quote “he didn’t have to die”

Cognition. Chanting. Changing cognition using repetitive use of words.     The title I pulled from one of those damned Supermarket Tabloid headlines about Alan Thicke. It’s a cheap way to express opinions which are actually accusations, yes? Partly. The publishers of … Continue reading

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Big Tobacco investing a lot in Colorado Election

They must be confident of a big payoff. The Proposition 72 advertising I get daily just for the printing and mailing of the fliers is a big hit.18 cents per flier. 3+ million voters. 600,000+ just for one mailing. 4 … Continue reading

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Agent Orange Blues

Recently Monsanto did for Bayer what Dupont and Dow had done to Monsanto and each other in a massive flustercluck. Passed the ball. Can’t play on one field anymore so they take the ball to another stadium. That’s a horrible … Continue reading

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Monsanto being bought by Bayer (new stuff added)

Here’s one not making headlines, the manufacturer of Mutant Modified Organisms including tobacco that is resistant to Roundup and other clones of Agent Orange (which they stil make) is being sold offshore. How far offshore? Germany. Deutschland. Where all the … Continue reading

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NOW: Support the Tar Sands Blockade, includes DIY direct action supply list!

BREAKING: Does effective direct action get more exciting than this? You can support the ongoing action: here’s their wish list. At the same time, an excellent inventory of what YOU’LL NEED to scramble a tree-sit if the XL Pipeline is … Continue reading

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When Miss Daisy is not pushing more bloodshed on Syria she likes to drink tea down on the Malawi tobacco plantations

Hillary is just too much for me! Her efforts to promote herself off to the American public constantly as being the supposed grand international womens’ advocate while simultaneousy advocating FOR more and more Pentagon wars is just even sicker than … Continue reading

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Oil and Gas Lies

From Lotus: The oil & gas industry is similar to the tobacco industry – almost everything it tells us is a lie. It has even hired the same PR firm as the tobacco industry used. The biggest lie, and one … Continue reading

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Adieu, Grenouilles, Adieu – The Great Buzz-Kill

Following the bees in a steep nose dive to oblivion, frogs and other amphibians. This one appears to be death by fungus, much like our own beloved “athletes’ foot”. Except amphibians have yet another use for their skin. They have … Continue reading

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Building Cross Border Solidarity would lead to more workers rights in both Mexico and the US

An interesting PDF report from those helping to build some Labor Solidarity between workers in Mexico and the US- Cross Border Solidarity. Some excerpts: INTRODUCTION In the period since the North American Free Trade Agreement has come into effect, the … Continue reading

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Legal artistry

(In response to questions received on another forum: “I’m curious as to why, exactly, you feel that you are entitled to stay in a public park at all?”, “What makes you feel that you are entitled to enjoy the ‘right’ … Continue reading

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Revolution at 2112 RPM

For Tom, the guys at Occupy Colorado Springs, and everyone else: So, if I sit here and carry on about how we can get out of this grief under which so many of us find ourselves buried by living cooperatively, … Continue reading

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Border wars of the drug cartels, ours

So, on Telemundo the “Border War” rhetoric took some serious hits which I cheerlessly predict the Minutemen, Tea Party and other klan groups are going to spend a lot of time, corporate money and hot air trying to patch. La … Continue reading

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Friendly tip to the smokers in our lives

You know, when you walk into a room with a lit ciggie and people start choking and gagging? We’re not putting on a show of any kind, it’s because we ARE choking… on your smoke. So are you but that’s … Continue reading

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Colo. College guest Donald Gregg: the man who hired the man who killed Che

He administered OPERATION PHOENIX during the Vietnam War, the CIA counterinsurgency operation which sought to pacify Vietnam with the targeted assassination of thousands of potential insurgents. For Vice President George H. W. Bush’s office, he coordinated the funding of the … Continue reading

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Recent rally against Monsanto and a little not-so-very-recent

At a recent rally in Downtown Colorado Springs… Mark made some good points about Monsanto. Here’s some more. You remember, as do I, how exactly Monsanto got busted back in the late 70s with the Paraquat Pot? Paraquat is one … Continue reading

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The Memorial Park Grenade and Drugs

The CS Fuzz Dept isn’t squeaking very loudly about the grenade they found at Prospect Lake a couple of days ago. There’s ways to make a booby trap from a hand grenade, take one and set it down, prop a … Continue reading

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Celebrity Leaders of the Anti-Peasant Crusade

Why is Lou Dobbs considered an “expert” on Immigration, but not Colbert? Now they’re barking because Colbert testified in Congress as an “expert witness”. And say that his only expertise was that he’s a “Celebrity” Say whut? The problem they’re … Continue reading

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Isn’t it strange…

The same TeaBags and Reagan Revolution and Christian Coalition freaks who say they’re opposed to Assisted Suicide, gladly and with a hymn on their Lying lips promote Suicide by Tobacco, Suicide by Fast Food, Suicide by dependence on motor vehicles … Continue reading

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The Lakota saw six grandfathers where Mt Rushmore fests expansionist four

A recurring discussion at the base of Mount Rushmore is whose face next belongs alongside America’s fantastic four. There’s room for more obviously, as the mountain’s Lakota name was the Six Grandfathers. They saw resemblance enough in the rocks without … Continue reading

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12 credit cards, 12 different names, delivered to same address, same day

Which I witnessed, there’s this relative of mine who, for lack of a better word, is a Thief. To be fair to MasterCharge and whatever Visa’s old name was (I’ll look it up) they DID reject half the applications. He … Continue reading

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Very structure of Militarism to blame for Soldiers offing themselves

Militarism as preached to the recruits is that the Army (navy air force marines same difference) is your new god. And that soldiers have no value as individuals. Throwing their lives and service training away on Corporate Wars like Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Drunken Rowdy behavior by the city’s HomeFull Population…

A downtown bar has been closed today because of continuous Substance Abuse (alchohol and tobacco being the most abused drugs there are) and criminal behavior by HomeFull Individuals. So here’s my proposal, since City Hall was so quick to pass … Continue reading

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Prebles jumping meadow mouse, the Bees, and Agent Orange…

Not connected, you say? Verily, sez I, they ARE connected. The “dominionist” faction who believe that no single species can be of any great import to the rest of the world, complain and whine much about the Preble’s Meadow mouse, … Continue reading

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