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Voters now tell pollsters they think Romney would be ‘better for the economy’ than Obama!

It took some real doing from the Democratic Party to now be in this sad sad position. Only the liberal voters still believe in the Obomber guy it seems, but liberals can be about the most gullible lame brains around. … Continue reading

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Spain responds with Police State violence used against anti austerity demonstrators

The bankers of Europe and the US are terrorizing entire countries in Europe, and nowhere more so than in Greece and Spain, where unemployment is already the current fate for 1/4 for the working population. Miners are in the forefront … Continue reading

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Only in America….

Only in America can you have a region announcing that it has put into law a “Homeless Bill of Rights” as Rhode Island’s Governor Chafee is doing! Now just exactly what ‘rights’ could a capitalist economy give to their multitude … Continue reading

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Spain- the leaden housing bubble now accused of sinking Eurozone economy

Another housing bubble and another huge bank bailout being demanded by the world’s superrich! And the working people being asked to take the blame once again, tighten even further their belts, and ‘cut back’ from their already low standards of … Continue reading

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US military continues to back up terrorist Yemen dictatorship against their own people

‘Washington has stepped up drone attacks in Yemen since President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi took office in February. The Pentagon said earlier this month it had resumed sending military trainers to the Arab state. On Saturday, the head of the U.S. … Continue reading

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US Economy is now a gigantic stagnant cesspool with turds floating at the top

The official unemployment rate last September was 9.1%. Today it is 8.2% but much of that difference is that millions are being shifted into those not being counted as part of the workforce anymore because they have supposedly just ‘dropped … Continue reading

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US corporate media wishes that the Occupy Movement was dead already

‘The Occupy Wall Street group in New York is running low on money and on pace to run out by the end of the month, raising questions about the future of the movement that sparked a wave of nationwide protests … 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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DADT repeal on hold

Stalled. A retaliation, perhaps, for the filibuster on the Tax/Unemployment “deal”. Mixed feelings on the first. I mean, sure, take away inequality. But this reminds me of something Cicely Tyson said in a movie, concerning the integration of the Army, … Continue reading

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American Royalty, beware! Look to England to see the future…

Bessie’s little boy Charlie was attacked in his car. Or so the headline says. By English students who had just had their tuitions raised, and their grants lowered, while Bonnie Prince(ss) Charlie got his allowance raised. Unlike some, I believe … Continue reading

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Biggest Advertising Faux Pas

Just cruised by a TV. Tonight the diet-and-exercise show Biggest Loser… which has promotional sponsors who for one show hawk their wares, apiece, usually a food related sponsor, or Pilates, or something like that. Campbell’s Soup, SubWay, Wendy’s. Tonight… the … Continue reading

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James J. Lee, caricature eco-vigilante, assails Discovery Channel offices, puts his money and life where his Malthus

The plus side of eco-vigilante James Lee’s Falling Down routine at the Discovery Channel headquarters is that viewers might be prompted to wonder what’s there to protest. Will the media paint the 43-year-old Lee as a kook, without addressing to … Continue reading

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Army Career “opportunities”

We’ve seen the ads, “Join the Military and get job training that employers want”.. yeah right. One of my friends in El Paso was at the time a Scout for the Third Herd, 3rd Armored Cavalry. Stationed at Ft Bliss … Continue reading

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We Are United For a Peaceful Obama

ACACIA PARK, 5PM- COLORADANS FOR PEACE are not alone urging President Obama to escalate his attention to the antiwar mandate given him by the American voters. Michael Moore & Keith Olbermann have made eleventh hour pleas, and the nation’s prominent … Continue reading

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HR-3962 a travesty of mockery of sham

While a number of Democrats implicated themselves by joining all but one Republican to vote against the Affordable Health Care for America Act, let’s make a distinction for Representative Dennis Kucinich who had reasons the other congressmen are not prepared … Continue reading

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Ed Billings puts city council on Weebly

Springs’ own Guy Fawkes, aka union activist Ed Billings, has a website finally, named not unpredictably, Colorado Springs Sucks. His first salvo is aimed at Mayor Rivera and our city’s cutback of transportation services. Excerpt: Mayor Jackass …er… I mean … Continue reading

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Israel sends deputy consul general to CC

The Israel Today event changed the speakers on us, instead of the Israeli Consul General to Los Angeles, it’s the Deputy Consul Gil Artzyeli. But the act’s still on. Get to Gaylord hall sometime before noon, it’s the conference room … Continue reading

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FDR wanted an Economic Bill of Rights

You think Dwight D. Eisenhower’s farewell address was a zinger, you should see FDR’s. Unearthed by Michael Moore for his new movie, the footage records Roosevelt declaring his intention to pursue a Second Bill of Rights. FDR died before he … Continue reading

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We wanted Odysseus, we got Othello

America needs an Odysseus, obviously, to outwit the Cyclops and put out his eye. Against the all-seeing American health insurance lobby, our politicians are virtually powerless. To overcome this omniscient villainy without an Odysseus, the only hope is to rush … Continue reading

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Those poor banks! Those poor grocery store chains!

The banks have ‘failed their stress tests’ and now need at least $75 BILLION dollars from taxpayers! See Ten US banks fail ‘stress tests’ …Doesn’t your heart just bleed for them? And not to be outdone the grocery store chains, … Continue reading

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How safe is your job?

Skip the advertisements and check out Slate’s interactive map of growing unemployment …For a quick view, just punch the first and last month listed. So how safe is your job?

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How are police an economic stimulus?

A first application of stimulus funds went to rescue law enforcement jobs in Ohio. Barack Obama was on hand to herald their taking the oath. Are you wondering how policemen meet the criteria used to justify taxpayer monies supposed to … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs city government once again says it will end police raids on Homeless camps

COLORADO SPRINGS- Yesterday the CS municipal government, under the threat of an ongoing lawsuit, once again declared that it would end police raids on the Homeless. KKTV reports the following- ‘The Colorado Springs City Council voted in favor Tuesday on … Continue reading

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A look at the American ‘Peace’crat friends of the people of Zimbabwe

In an open letter to Barack Obama erroneously titled an Open Letter to the People of Zimbabwe, primarily members and close circles of the Workers World Party and some Black Democrats, too, have signed onto a letter that correctly spells … Continue reading

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