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Video: Founding Fathers, Hip Hop, 1 hr 25 min (tags)

Founding Fathers presents the true history of hip hop. 700 free movies are ours at openculture.com.

Why are the Lambs Silent? (tags)

Techniques-fragmentation and propaganda- make serious violations of moral norms by the ruling elites morally and cognitively invisible to the population. With many examples, professor Mausfeld gives insight in the management of our democracy and how people are kept in apathy.

Karl Rove, Netanyahu and Islamic Uprisings (tags)

The hate machine, lie machine, and the money machine are all on full blast with intent to kill any chance progressives and liberals have standing—especially President Obama and some Senators. The Republican strategy has been to deny, ignore, deceive, and attack. What is also becoming known, since there is now no other viable alternative candidate in Ron Paul, is that the Romney/ Ryan team will likely be a huge disaster in the making for a majority of Americans. So despite what well seems like another stolen election in the making, such as with disenfranchising voters with new State laws, alienated, apathetic, disappointed, disheartened, angry, resentful, confused, Americans, and all independent minds must get out and vote in huge numbers this election—because this election still deeply matters.

Arrested for Voter Registration (tags)

The recent arrest of former Congressional candidate Ray Lutz for attempting to register voters at Occupy San Diego is an indication of how far the class war in the U.S. has extended. It's part of a much more sophisticated series of actions on the part of the corporate Right to make sure that the "wrong" people — those that question the right of the 1 percent to run the country as they please — don't get a chance to vote.

America's Unequal Heritage (tags)

Though a lot of the Tea Party's pretensions to be representing the original intent of the authors of the U.S. Constitution are wrong and even silly, there's one issue on which the Tea Party is right. The authors of the U.S. Constitution really did intend this country to be a limited republic, governed by an elite representing the large landowners who were the 1 percent of their day. The Constitution's principal author, James Madison, called "an equal division of property" one of the "improper or wicked projects" the Constitution was designed to prevent.

Downtown Labor Day Rally Draws Over 200 (tags)

MoveOn.org's San Diego chapter and other local activists hosted a Labor Day rally outside Horton Plaza in downtown San Diego Monday, September 5, featuring speakers like Congressmembers Bob Filner and Susan Davis, San Diego-Imperial Counties Central Labor Council secretary-treasurer Lorena Gonzalez, State Senator Juan Vargas, State Assemblymember Lori Salda?a, former City Councilmember Floyd Morrow and Activist San Diego president Jeeni Criscenzo. Much of the action urged solidarity with the supermarket workers threatened by their employers' demands for a takeaway contract and the likelihood of a strike. While most of the speakers said, "Jobs, jobs, jobs," Criscenzo urged listeners to take another look at the whole concept of a "job" and question why the only way we should be allowed to make a living is to beg a rich person or corporation for the chance to make them richer.

Vilifying Muslims in America (tags)

persecution

Independence Day Hypocrisy (tags)

hypocrisy

The Founding Fathers: Bill Maher Got It Half Right (tags)

Jefferson was a privileged, rich plantation owner who owned slaves. No wonder he had time to learn six languages, dabble in architecture and play the violin, he didn't have to go to work every day.

Miriam Raftery of East County Magazine: Taking It to the Web (tags)

When San Diego East County journalist Miriam Raftery found the local community weeklies unwilling or unable to publish the kinds of journalism she wanted to do — from exposés of corporations like Blackwater to up-to-the-minute wildfire alerts — she turned to the Internet and started the online East County Magazine. Now over two years old, East County Magazine has won 32 independent journalism awards and broken several major stories.

DEAR SENATOR... about those M-I-L-I-T-A-R-Y T-R-I-B-U-N-A-L-S .....? (tags)

LETTER TO SENATOR WHITEHOUSE ABOUT USE OF MILITARY TRIBUNALS IN THE US BY DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY......

Obama has aged 15 years since he took office (tags)

That is because, as Chavez says, he is a prisoner.

Federal Government Closes down Liberty Dollar (tags)

Many believe that the Liberty Dollar is a much sounder currency than the U.S. Government's paper dollar

Updating the Militarization and Annexation of North America (tags)

The North American Union is still viable.

It’s The Money, Stupid!: Over $1 Billion Raised for Prez Race! (tags)

The candidates for the White House have raised over $1 billion in their quest to win the election on Nov. 4, 2008. The Dems’ Sen. Barack Obama has racked in $639 million, while the GOP’s nominee, John McCain, has taken in $360 million. The four other Third Party candidates for the presidency have brought in about $5.5 million. The only thing we know for sure is this: When big money contributions dominate the electoral process, the people lose!

Subverting Democracy Through Electoral Fraud (tags)

Rigged election show democracy is pure fantasy.

Is Dubya an Agent of the New World Order? (tags)

Conspiracy is as American as apple pie. Every day in America, in state and federal courts, some defendant faces charges of conspiracy. I submit that since 1891, a conspiracy has existed, forged by British imperialist Cecil Rhodes, and others, to reduce America to a vassal state of the New World Order. It is beyond cavil that the policies of Dubya (George W. Bush) have been an absolute disaster for America. Could Dubya be working for the NWO?

Are We Voting for Change? (tags)

Do we really want change on Capitol Hill? We say we do, so why aren’t we looking for it?

The Probate Murders (tags)

From The American's Bulletin--The War on the Vulnerable Through Our Courts

Traces of the Authoritarian Personality in the Three Abrahamic Religions (subtitle of enti (tags)

We will examine whether terror is institutionalized in the psychology of some religions. There are many interesting and provocative ideas discussed. Arguably, this work is as controversial as it is timely. Such an intelligence estimate, if you will, would not have been written had it not related to many important and critical political issues and crises of our day (particularly as related to dominant “cultural clashes” as so framed by various think-tanks). But this work also significantly relates to political theory, history, criminal justice, jurisprudence, as well as social and political psychology etc.

WHEN GOD BECAME THE TERRORIST: Traces of the Authoritarian Personality in the Three Abrah (tags)

Arguably, this work is as controversial as it is timely. Such an intelligence estimate, if you will, would not have been written had it not related to many important and critical political issues and crises of our day (particularly as related to dominant “cultural clashes” as so framed by various think-tanks). But this work also significantly relates to political theory, history, criminal justice, jurisprudence, as well as social and political psychology etc. It has something of interest to many inquiring minds. Ideas here will not likely be easily dismissed—irrespective of one’s stance.

When God Became the Terrorist (tags)

Arguably, this work is as controversial as it is timely. Such an intelligence estimate, if you will, would not have been written had it not related to many important and critical political issues and crises of our day (particularly as related to dominant “cultural clashes” as so framed by various think-tanks). But this work also significantly relates to political theory, history, criminal justice, jurisprudence, as well as social and political psychology etc. It has something of interest to many inquiring minds.

The USA PATRIOT Act: Redefining American Principles (tags)

What is the USA PATRIOT Act doing to our country? It is obvious that the Democratically lead Congress will not stop the Administration. It is time for the citizens of the United States of America to start fighting for what is rightfully theirs: their freedom.

ITS TIME FOR A NEW CONSTITUTION (tags)

THE CONSTITION IS WELL OVER 200 YEARS OLD. AMERICA IS FAR DIFFERENT FROM WHAT THE FOUNDING FATHERS KNEW IT AS. WE SHOULD UPDATE THE CONSTITUTION TO TODAY'S STANDARDS.

Forrest Church Speaks on God and America in San Diego (tags)

Forrest Church, Unitarian-Universalist minister and son of the late Senator Frank Church (D-Idaho), spoke October 4 at the Unitarian-Universalist Church in San Diego on the history of the relationship between church and state in the U.S. His message, surprising in front of a progressive audience, was that religion shouldn't dominate politics but it shouldn't be read out of the public sphere altogether either. Many progressive causes, including the abolition of slavery and the 1960's civil rights movement, were headed by religious leaders.

Open letter to Pelosi (tags)

Pelosi must defend constitution

Police State Tactics for a Police State! (tags)

What is happening in the United States? Our representatives and those sworn to protect us are negating their oaths of office, in turn, stamping on our Constitutional rights.

The new Founding Fathers (tags)

Two war-cowards and a whip-boy from Albuquerque

America’s Robespierre: President George W. Bush? (tags)

There is a Robespierre-like clone residing in our White House! His name is George W. Bush. Thanks to a book by Dr. Justin A. Frank, entitled: “Bush on a Couch,” we know a lot more about him and his dysfunctional upbringing. Like Robespierre, Bush is a fanatic on both politics and religion. A “dry drunk,” he won’t seek treatment or own up to his responsibility for the Iraqi War. In the mold of a whacky Robespierre, he also sees himself as the liberator of Iraq!

Leaders Don't Kill People... (tags)

If I have my facts straight, George W. Bush has never killed a single person in his life. All the torture and death that people attribute to him has been carried out by people who were "only following orders."

Aaron Burr and Dick Cheney: Two Treacherous VPs (tags)

V. P. Dick Cheney is a very powerful, but desperate individual. The idea that the Bush-Cheney Gang is planning to send 30,000 more troops into the Civil War in Iraq is insane. A planned war with Iran is also on Cheney’s agenda as a diversion to save himself and George W. Bush from impeachment. The Special Prosecutor will soon cross examine Cheney in the “Scooter” Libby case. Unless the U.S. Congress acts soon to impeach, say good-bye to the Republic!

Open letter to the Founding Fathers (tags)

and their descendants

THOM HARTMANN'S NEW BOOK - SCREWED: THE UNDECLARED WAR AGAINST THE MIDDLE CLASS (tags)

HOW DEMOCRACY AND THE MIDDLE CLASS ARE BEING DESTROYED

ON THE DOINGS OF IMPERIAL GOVERNMENT (tags)

SEPARATION OF POWERS? CHECKS AND BALANCES?

Government authorized ways to celebrate your freedoms, this 4th of July (tags)

The Ancient Redwoods: Witnesses to a Fading Republic (tags)

The Ancient Redwoods are older by centuries than the American Republic itself. They are found only in the northwest coastal region of the nation. They have witnessed this country’s birth struggle, its awful Civil War, its rapacious expansion westward, and now, finally, its imperial hubris and rapid decline. By the time the Bush-Cheney Gang gets done ripping the country off (aided by complicit Democrats), the Republic will be a fading memory.

COMMENTS ON JOHN PILGER'S NEW BOOK FREEDOM NEXT TIME (tags)

PILGER'S ACCOUNT OF COURAGEOUS PEOPLE FIGHTING FOR THEIR FREEDOM

Bush and CIA Director-Designate Hayden Rewrite the 4th Amendment (tags)

The Founding Fathers said government snoops need “probable cause” to spy on us, but Bush and Hayden don’t care.

COMMENTS ON NOAM CHOMSKY'S NEW BOOK - FAILED STATES (tags)

CHOMSKY SHOWS HOW THE US HAS THE CHARACTERISTICS OF A FAILED STATE

Republican Hatchet Man Defends Presidential Crimes (tags)

The Founders of the nation must be rolling in their graves over Sen. Hatch’s claim that the president’s powers should be beyong criticism during the “war” on terror.

WAR MAKING 101 - A USER'S MANUAL (tags)

HOW THE US IS MOVING FROM A REPUBLIC TO TYRANNY

Judge Alito, Jesus, Homosexuality, Abortion and Privacy (tags)

The "religious" right REALLY wants Judge Sam Alito on the Supreme Court. But why? How might Judge Sam help advance their agenda? And do you know what Jesus of Nazareth actually SAID about two of the "religious" right's hot-button issues? - - - - - - - - - -

Manuel Valenzuela: The Army of Good Americans (tags)

Hard-hitting, truth-telling essay on those that comrpise Bush's support and how they are enabling the rise of fascism and police state

Extensive statement from Jim Gilchrist about Cliff May (tags)

Jim Gilchrist awards Cliff May aka Jammer CC the first annual "Benedict Arnold Award."

American Legal System Corrupt (tags)

Judge Edith H. Jones of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit talks to members of Harvard Law School's Fed-eralist Society. Jones said that the question of what is mor-ally right is routinely sacrificed to what is politically expedient.

BUSH WORLD - TOO MANY STATES (tags)

A scathing indictment of Bush-Cheney policy broadly with a special focus on the Iraq war and in a little historical context.

How Much More ? (tags)

How Much More Will The American People Endure? Our Mothers (and Thomas Paine) Warned Us About People Like The Disciples Of Strauss

Perfect Storm: Citizen Action against Felony Murder from Fraud that Led to War (tags)

Imagine 2024 local prosecutions in all 50 States against the criminals who fraudulently led America to war in Iraq. The charge? Felony Murder. Chance for pardon by Bush? 0

The Troops Don't Support the Constitution (tags)

Every U.S. soldier takes an express and solemn oath to "support and defend the Constitution." That oath, however, is a sham because the troops do not support or defend the Constitution. Instead, when it comes to war the troops follow another oath they take - to obey the orders of the president, and they do this without regard to whether such orders violate the Constitution.

George Bush, our “Liar-in-Chief,” is Ignorant of History! (tags)

Baltimore’s patriots defeated the invading British forces in the War of 1812-1814, at Fort McHenry. Yesterday, President Bush, ranted at the Dundalk Marine Terminal, across the harbor from the fort, urging the renewal of the draconian Patriot Act. Bush is our “Liar-in-Chief” and he’s ignorant of history. What’s next? A surveillance device implanted in everyone’s head?

Ben Hecht & Sami Al-Arian: What’s the Difference? (tags)

The late Ben Hecht tried to save the Jews of Europe from the Nazi onslaught. Sami Al-Arian is struggling to lift the cruel Israeli occupation off the backs of the Palestinians. Hecht was praised for his First Amendment efforts, while Al-Arian faces trial in Florida “for supporting terrorism!” A devout Muslim, he has been a leader in the Tampa, Florida community. Al-Arian has also been fired from his tenured teaching position at the U. of South Florida.

Profiling Muslims, Arabs, Persians, Asians, etc. etc.? (tags)

The state cannot stop with Arab Muslims. The threats are too varied, too many, and too often too white. Hulet will be giving a lecture July 8th at the Wyndham Commerce Hotel in Commerce CA at 7:30PM

United States government, 2005: If it walks like a goose… (Part II) (tags)

Part I (http://www.onlinejournal.com/Special_Reports/020905Drolette/020905drolette.html) compared Bush administration actions to the first seven of fourteen “basic characteristics” Laurence W. Britt claims (in his article “Fascism Anyone?”) typify fascistic regimes. Here’s a similar look at the list’s back end:

Where Flags Do Not Rise (tags)

excellent analysis of the nation state in this, part two of The Evolution of Revolution

R.I.P. Gary Webb -- Unembedded Reporter (tags)

Gary Webb, a courageous investigative journalist who was the target of one of the most ferocious media attacks on any reporter in recent history, was found dead Friday after an apparent suicide.

Hitler & Bush -- Birds Of A Feather (tags)

The witch-hunts.

Arnold Exposed!! (tags)

The son of an SS nazi officer, Schwarzenegger has publicly stated that he has dreamed of being a dictator and that he admires Hitler. He campaigned for war criminal Kurt Waldhiem after it had been made public that he was a top nazi.

New Recruit (tags)

Destroying enemy bushite is a gift to Humanity, it is saying you care for the lives of the innocent a bush bitch nazi grunt freely confesses to targeting for murder. Liars are the bushite, who steal Iraqi resources, allow racists and rapists to commit their demon crimes in America's name un-challenged, and who absent mindedly bomb the innocent without just reason given.

New Recruit (tags)

Destroying enemy bushite is a gift to Humanity, it is saying you care for the lives of the innocent a bush bitch nazi grunt freely confesses to targeting for murder. Liars are the bushite, who steal Iraqi resources, allow racists and rapists to commit their demon crimes in America's name un-challenged, and who absent mindedly bomb the innocent without just reason given.

A True Patriot Warrior (tags)

They just can't allow any one of US to publicly ask: what was the just cause, if the demon bush had complete unrestricted, one hundred percent access throughout Iraq prior to the conflict beginning?, following - that the unjustified war has only done what could be expected: LOWERED our ability to do any good. (What couldn't be done before the war began but for the rob and pillaging innocent pro-Iraqis part?)

Bringing Evangelical Hypocrisy to its Knees (tags)

The In God We Trust Protection Act - ( petition) has raised a whole lot of issues totally unrelated to this proposal to U.S. Congress. It has nothing to do with a constraint on freedom of religion. It has to do with politically bringing Evangelical Hypocrisy to its knees - socially, morally and financially stopping them dead in their arrogant tracks. The Christian Right Wing Zealots, are wielding the power of religion politically, financially, socially and legislatively

I survived the Democratic National Convention (tags)

Dealer Stands (Sits on His Hands) (tags)

We simply refuse to acknowledge the problem of a nuclear Korean peninsula in any meaningful way... So, uh, how was Iraq a threat again?

Confronting Christophobic Thugs (tags)

"A Shadow on the Land" (tags)

LOS ANGELES, May 24, 2004 (www.columnleft.com) -- They've brought America to its knees. They're a ruthless band of fundamentalist religious fanatics that respect no international laws and seem destined to cause only death, misery, and destruction.

Crime Expansion Results From Failures To Implement Mandatory Jury Trials (tags)

IN ADDITION, ONE SHOULD REMEMBER THAT THE FAILURE TO IMPLEMENT THE MANDATORY JURY TRIALS (WHICH THE LATER-MENTIONED SCIENTIFIC GOVERNMENT TRAINING PROGRAMS PROVE SUPPORT AND DEFENSE OF THE U.S. CONSTITUTION REQUIRES, IN IRAQ) IS CAUSING CRIME EXPANSION (INCLUDING THE NEED TO DUALLY/FORCEFULLY RESOLVE MATTERS, AS THE ONLY FORM OF RESOLUTION AVAILABLE) AND, THEREFORE, THE FAILURE TO IMPLEMENT THESE PROGRAMS, MINIMALLY, MAKES THEM (THE ADMINISTRATION) PRINCIPALS TO THE NEWLY-REPORTED AMERICAN-MURDERS IN IRAQ (CIVILIAN AND MILITARY) AND FUTURE MURDERS, AS WELL (UNTIL THEY'RE IMPLEMENTED, AT LEAST)...

A Christian Persecution Complex (tags)

I'm most bothered by Limbaugh’s biased use of history. The fact is that our secularist fellow citizens have good reasons to worry about those of us who defend the "good old days" when our kind of belief system dominated public life.

Christmas in Secular America (tags)

The Founding Fathers envisioned a robustly Christian yet religiously tolerant America, with churches serving as vital institutions that would eclipse the state in importance, but the collectivist Left hates religion.

Billions for Bankers--Debts for the People (tags)

In 1901 the national debt of the United States was less than $1 billion. It stayed at less than $1 billion until we got into World War I. Then it jumped to $25 billion.

Of Satans, Bush and financial dictatorship (tags)

Using "Bush Logic" George Washington and all of the Founding Fathers who fought in the Revolutionary War were Terrists'. Think about it.

THE SEVEN VARIETIES OF GUN CONTROL ADVOCATES (tags)

The right of decent private citizens to personally possess, transport, and responsibly use arms without government interference is the ultimate freedom and the main pillar supporting all other liberties. Few cultures have allowed their general population access to weapons, the tools of power, to the same degree as the United States. Instead, most societies have restricted the keeping and bearing of arms to a select few power brokers and their agents, often resulting in oppression on a grand scale.

Bush - A Crazed Mattoid (tags)

Insanity in individuals is something rare -- but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.

California recall (tags)

California and Arnold as a new Governor. Is this a case of America on the new path for a revolution? Just my own personal thoughts.

GOP = Goldwater's Old Party? (tags)

Antiwar libertarian bloggers and Internet columnists often link to left-of-center websites like Indymedia, Common Dreams, Alternet.org and CounterPunch while others consider voting for Democratic candidate Howard Dean.

Open Letter from an Antiterrorist to Mr John Ashcroft, Attorney General of the United Stat (tags)

Open Letter from an Antiterrorist to Mr John Ashcroft, Attorney General of the United States of America

Libertarian Free-Marketers (tags)

This is absolutely true--I recently ran across a column by an unabashed Free-Marketer decrying our system on public ROADS as an example of CREEPING SOCIALISM...

Unemployed? Worried? Read On... (tags)

First, we need to remember how wealth is created. The average high school graduate comes out thinking that if they get more of the money others have, then that's the way to create wealth. They don't have a clue about wealth creation, because in most cases, the schools don't teach it, and most of the kid's parents don't know either -- so herewith is a refresher course.

For Fourth, Bush Accentuates Military (tags)

Wrapping himself in the Flag, while wiping himself with the Constitution, the Coward-in-Chief hangues a Captive Military Audience, who dare not tell him what they thinky of the Sick Son of a Bitch, and attempts to tarnish the Founding Fathers by speaking of them out his vile orofice.

LESSONS FROM THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION (tags)

A GOOD READ ON JULY 4...

"THEY DON'T STEAL ALL OF OUR CHICKENS" (tags)

One of the browbeaten peasants, afraid of incurring the wrath of the bandits, made this case against fighting back: He said, in essence: The bandits don't take all our corn; they don’t steal all our chickens; they still leave us a little, enough to live on. It’s better to suffer the abuse than die.

America is Rule of Man (Clinton) - Not Rule of Law (tags)

There is no justice in America. it is run by rule of man (bureaucrats, Clintons, government-run media) rather than wht our Founding Fathers intended - the Rule of Law.

Mass Media Mind Manipulation and the World of Illusion (tags)

The wealthiest men of our nation are in control of our education system. Our schools teach curriculums created by the Ford Foundation, Carnegie Endowment, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Guggenheim Foundation. While President of the Ford Foundation in 1954, Rowan Gaither explained the Foundation’s mandate: "… we operate in response to directives, the substance of which is that we shall use our grant making power to alter life in the United States so that it can be comfortably merged with the Soviet Union."

Going Backwards Defense Execs Get Top Pentagon Posts (tags)

While Rumsfeld's aides defended the selections, some Pentagon officials bridled because of their daily battles with poor contractor performance and cost overruns. "They are bringing in the sharks," said Chuck Spinney, an Air Force system analyst. But Spinney conceded that Rumsfeld was caught in the predictable bind of finding experts for a new administration.

Big Brother isn't Coming; He's here. (tags)

And so it was with every recorded fact, great or small. Everything faded away into a shadow-world in which, finally, even the date of the year had become uncertain."   --Excerpted from the book, 1984, by George Orwell

Conformity & Uniformity the Collective Way (tags)

Hillary and Bill think they will rule the world.

Madison: 'Does 'consent of the governed' imply 'informed consent'?' (tags)

I found this posted over at Smirking Chimp and thought Madison made some good points. So, I lifted it and brought it over here as it is thought provoking.

I love the USA (tags)

As a leftist, I'm getting just a bit weary of hearing how much I "hate America." Ever since the big you-know-what in late 2001, that little zinger has been the comeback of choice for any objections to US foreign policy. Don't like our new wars? Gee, you must really hate this country.

Police Refused Vaccinations (tags)

Alex Jones (www.infowars.net) says the police refused government forced vaccinations.

I Should not be allowed to say the following things about America (tags)

As Americans, we have a right to question our government and its actions. However, while there is a time to criticize, there is also a time to follow in complacent silence. And that time is now.

The Origin of Social Dysfunction (tags)

From the book "The Origin of Social Dysfunction" by E. Allie.

Historians pervert U.S. history (tags)

I recently attended the annual meeting of the American Historical Association, the nation's largest, most influential organization of academic historians. What goes on at this meeting eventually makes its way into your child's classroom. I was shocked by what I saw and heard.

Act of Congress Needed for Iraq Invasion, Suit Says (tags)

A federal appeals court is weighing on a rare and expedited basis a lawsuit challenging the president's right to wage war on Iraq without a formal declaration of war by Congress.

Hitler Said It Best (tags)

If we hold any hopes for a return to the America of our Founding Fathers, and to accurate interpretations of the US Constitution, we must act now, each of us teaching and leading as Elders, as in The Giver, and take back our educational decision-making roles

To those against illegal immigrants (tags)

all immigrants are illegal

A Time for Revolution once again (tags)

Understanding the nature of the law Matrix is key to moving to the next level of freedom...

Manufacturing Anti-Semites (posted by Latuff) (tags)

Relevant article on anti-Semitism from Uri Avnery, founder and activist of Israeli peace organization Gush Shalom.

Debt "SLAVERY" and Mind Control (tags)

The illusion called debt and the clowns of the three ring circus, may they all burn in Hell!!

History Lesson (tags)

How well do you know your real history?

a little REBELLION NOW and then is a GOOD THING (tags)

In honor of U.S. Independence Day,here are America's founding documents, important writings from the past, and modern assessments of the state of liberty. For those of you within the United States, we wish you a happy Fourth of July. For those outside the U.S., we hope that you'll join us for a celebration of freedom.

Dissent In Pursuit Of Equality, Life, Liberty And Happiness (tags)

Sharon Basco is executive producer of TomPaine.com. Howard Zinn is an historian and author of A People's History of the United States. Sharon Basco interviewed him for TomPaine.com.

THE NEW AMERICAN PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE (tags)

Just a little something I came up with...

If You Understand Policy-Makers' Mind-set, You Can Better Do Mass Jiu-Jitsu (tags)

Here are two extremely crucial links, in my estimation, to understanding the *bigoted* mind-set of policy-makers (and those who own society). Both come from the trenchant institutional analysis of Noam Chomsky, in his book _NECESSARY ILLUSIONS: Thought Control In Democratic Societies_ which is available online in full!

Long Live King George IV (tags)

Long Live King George IV

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