Monthly Archives: October 2011

Nancy Altman: Message to the 99%: Help Stop the 1% From Using the Super Committee to Rob the American People

Nancy Altman: Message to the 99%: Help Stop the 1% From Using the Super Committee to Rob the American People. “The 1% is using the [“Super Committee”] to reach directly into the pockets of the 99% and steal hundreds of … Continue reading

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Rick Perry and the Bankruptcy of Modern Day Conservatives | OurFuture.org

Rick Perry and the Bankruptcy of Modern Day Conservatives | OurFuture.org. “Rick Perry’s candidacy reveals the essential bankruptcy of today’s conservatism. In a time of Gilded Age inequality, conservatives want to end taxes on wealth. As good jobs are shipped … Continue reading

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Bombs, Bridges and Jobs – NYTimes.com

A few years back Representative Barney Frank coined an apt phrase for many of his colleagues: weaponized Keynesians, defined as those who believe “that the government does not create jobs when it funds the building of bridges or important research … Continue reading

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Were U.S. Elections Sold to Corporations So Clarence Thomas Could Reward His Friends? | | AlterNet

The ethical problems posed by Thomas’ involvement in the Citizens United case hardly mark the end of questionable behavior by Thomas and his wife, Ginni. via Were U.S. Elections Sold to Corporations So Clarence Thomas Could Reward His Friends? | … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren’s winning formula – The Washington Post

Elizabeth Warren’s winning formula – The Washington Post. Despite the zombie horror craze that Americans will indulge in today, Elizabeth Warren is proving that voters still respond best to liberals who show signs of a pulse.

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Wall Street reform law bogged down – Josh Boak – POLITICO.com

Obama has tried to spark more movement on the reforms by taking his case directly to the public in speeches and news conferences. “What we’ve seen over the last year,” he said at a news conference this month, “is not … Continue reading

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A 51st State for Armed Robotic Drones | Truthout

Weaponized UAVs unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, have their own caucus in Congress, and the Pentagon’s plan is to give them their own state as well.Under this plan, 7 million acres or 11,000 square miles of land in … Continue reading

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US Planning Troop Buildup in Gulf After Exit From Iraq | Truthout

US Planning Troop Buildup in Gulf After Exit From Iraq | Truthout. As I recall, American troops in the Gulf was the primary reason for the attacks on 9/11.

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13 Americans Believed Killed in Kabul Bombing | NationofChange

Losing territory? But somehow able to launch an attack in the capitol city of the country we have been making war on for 10 years. The at­tack demon­strated the con­tin­u­ing abil­ity of Tal­iban in­sur­gents to stage shock­ing at­tacks against coali­tion … Continue reading

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Ohio: Ground Zero for Conservatives’ Soul Crushing Agenda | | AlterNet

Here’s that New World Order that Bush I talked about: A look inside John Kasich’s Ohio, where workers make minimum wage, live under threat of layoff, and many spend every day on the verge of desperation. via Ohio: Ground Zero … Continue reading

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