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HOW BERNIE IS WINNING AMERICA $27 AT A TIME…

May 30th, 2016

Bernie emails: When we started this campaign, my greatest fear was that if we did not do well that it would be a setback not just for me, but for the ideas driving our campaign. We had no campaign organization, no money, and very little name recognition. The corporate media called us “fringe,” we were […]

YOU KNOWN THE SYSTEM IS BROKEN WHEN…

May 23rd, 2016

I’ve marked the next Groundhog Day (2 February 2017) on my calendar. Have you?

CHELSEA MANNING WINS FREE SPEECH AWARD…

May 13th, 2016

Andrew Blake, reporting in Chelsea Manning honored with award, cash prize for WikiLeaks disclosures for The Washington Times, writes: Chelsea Manning, the former Army soldier convicted of the biggest leak of classified documents in U.S. history, was honored in absentia Monday at a London ceremony for her role in providing Wikileaks with secret documents concerning […]

WHITE PEOPLE FLIP THE FUCK OUT IF YOU SAY

May 11th, 2016

The time has long gone by for the consideration, debate on and passage of Rep. John Conyers HB 40. Previously…

REMEMBERING LAUGHING AT THE FALLEN…

May 6th, 2016

Sadly, of course, the joke is on all of us…

BERNIE SPEAKS ON POVERTY AMIDST BILLIONAIRES…

May 5th, 2016

Bernie writes: In the United States today, the wealthiest country in the history of the world, 47 million Americans are living in poverty. Almost 22 percent of American children are poor and we have the highest child poverty rate of almost any major country on earth. Let’s be clear. Living in poverty doesn’t just mean […]

THANK GAWD, THE VULTURES ARE HERE…

May 2nd, 2016

Mike DeBonis, reporting in Default at hand, Congress faces new pressure to act on Puerto Rico for The Washington Post writes: Hours before Puerto Rico missed hundreds of millions of dollars of bond payments, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Monday issued a new and urgent call for Congress to pass legislation allowing the territory […]

DISOBEY, BREAK FREE, NOW… NO, REALLY, NOW…!

April 30th, 2016

Take an ax to the prison wall. Escape. Walk out like someone suddenly born into color. Do it now. — Rumi, Quietness Learn more about Break Free… And where Civil Disobedience began…

OK, THIS IS SOME BULLSHIT…!

April 21st, 2016

Good news: Harriet Tubman will be on the new $20 bill; bad news, Andrew Jackson will continue to be on the back of the bill. Good news, a group of women representing the suffrage movement (full disclosure, my grandmother was a suffragette) will be on the $10 bill; bad news, they will be on the […]

WATCH: WHEN SPEAKING IS DIFFICULT

April 17th, 2016

From Field_Of_Vision, the documentary film division of The Intercept_ comes When Speaking Is Difficult, a documentary by AJ Schnack, that explores the subject of mass shootings in a way only cinema can do. This film is similar to The Guardian’s The Counted, in that documentary is an ever growing work in progress. John Thomason, in […]

$27, $27, $27, $27, $27, $27, $27, $27, $27, $27…

April 15th, 2016

ARE YOU TIRED OF BEING JERKED AROUND?

April 14th, 2016

Lauren Gambino, writing in Bernie Sanders rally in New York strikes at heart of establishment for The Guardian, reports: “Bernie! Bernie! Bernie!” came the chanting. When Brooklyn’s native son walked through the arch at Washington Square Park he was greeted by one of the largest crowds of his presidential campaign. Bernie Sanders, the 72-year-old socialist […]

BERNIE ON NEW YORK VALUES AND REVOLUTION…

April 14th, 2016

IS BILL INTENTIONALLY SABOTAGING HILLARY…?

April 13th, 2016

So, the 1994 crime bill, introduced by Joe Biden, voted for by Bernie Sanders and supported by then First Lady Hillary Clinton, has come back to haunt Hillary who is counting on a majority of Black voters coming out for her, not only in the primaries, but critically in the November election. This week, potential […]

ROBERT REICH ON VOTER SUPPRESSION…

April 8th, 2016

OUR NO. 1 DRUG IS PURE, WHITE AND DEADLY

April 8th, 2016

I don’t remember where I first encountered the idea that the three most dangerous substances for human, that we regularly ingest, are all white: sugar, fat and salt. There’s a reason that heroin addicts going cold turkey are given sugar to take the edge off and there’s a reason that we ingest far more sugar […]

LOUISIANA’S CHOCOHOLIC PRISON SYSTEM…

April 8th, 2016

SMALL, FAR AWAY THE WORLD OF FATHER TED

April 6th, 2016

Since I mentioned Father Ted yesterday, I thought everyone should have a giggle with this.

THE SPIRIT OF FATHER TED CRILLY LIVES ON…

April 5th, 2016

As global protests over the obscenity revealed by the Panama Papers swell, one protester channels Father Ted who stood with Father McGuire to protest the showing of The Passion of Saint Tibulus on Craggy Island. Seriously though, Glenn Greenwald (with the help of Matt Yglesis) explains why the papers are vital in A Key Similarity […]

SNOWDEN, CHOMSKY AND GREENWALD TALK…

April 3rd, 2016

[Update @ 0637] So, I’ve just finished watching the discussion and while I found the entire conversation fascinating, I would make note of three bits. First, beginning at about time mark 1:26:10, Edward Snowden points to the single greatest flaw in our present security state when he says, “When you collect everything, you understand nothing.” […]

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