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Concrete Dystopia (tags)

Capitalist conditions are characterized by the fact that there is no rationality in society as a whole that coordinates the interests of the many and the overall direction of social development.

Oscar Contender Truth Explains Why the News Doesn't Tell It Anymore (tags)

The movie, or rather documentary, "Truth", establishes the retaliation that takes place when newsmen and producers tell the truth.

A Formal Response to California’s Death With Dignity Act Legislation (tags)

Recently a major and moral decision was made to quell California legislature as to whether people suffering with terminal illness should have the right to die with dignity. Democrats did not have enough votes although the legislation might come back later in the year? To the extent that there was much of a debate in the news it has been one-sided with a chorus of status quo preventivists. Religion has once again slammed up common sense and compassion

Revised: Michael Brown Story Killed All Focus To Semitic Hate Crimes in Gaza (January 4, 2 (tags)

In the first week of August heat was really coming to boil over massive and blatant war crimes perpetrated by Israelis against Palestinian civilians in Gaza this summer of 2014. Even Benjamin Netanyahu was busy contacting supposedly our U. S. Congress-people then in early August to shield his-self, and his likes, from war crime allegations and potential tribunals. Suddenly along came to the media radar Michael Brown’s death just when the world was in a real uproar about repeated violence and blatant attacks on civilians and children —knowing intuitively such attacks were deliberate crimes.

Video: Left Forum on Thomas Paine 1 hr, 23 min (tags)

BookTV going back more than ten years is an incredible resource turning life into an open door. The future could be open and dynamic, sharing work and exchanging roles, as cloud workers and dream catchers!

Obama Threatens Humanity (tags)

police state

Fast-Tracking Toward War on Syria (tags)

Syria

Impeach Obama: A National Imperative (tags)

Obama

Fighting for the Soul of the American Dream (tags)

class war

Thomas Paine (tags)

"Governments far from being the cause or instrument of order often represent its destruction." Paine unmasked the strategy of governments of implanting hatred against other people in their subjects to wage war. mediation of a false misguided government system.

Why is Universal Health Care "Un-American"? (tags)

"I believe the American dream is not about material success, not about being having the strongest military. The American dream is that every person might have a right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."

Reviewing Ellen Brown's "Web of Debt" - Part I (tags)

Federal Reserve debt entrapment 101

The Physics of the Impossible: Sci-fi tech as attainable dream or approaching nightmare (tags)

Teleportation. Force-Fields. Invisibility. Faster than light travel. Contact with alien and robotic intelligences. Are these things possible? Do we even want them? Presented in conjunction with a fund-raising AUCTION of books, autographs, sci-fi collectables, and more.

The Fleecing of America (tags)

Public and private looting.

WINTER SOLDIER: Iraq & Afghanistan (tags)

WINTER SOLDIER: Iraq & Afghanistan, Eyewitness Accounts of the Invasions, March 13-16, 2008, Washington, D.C. In 1776, Thomas Paine wrote: "These are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman." In 1971, a courageous group of veterans exposed the criminal nature of the Vietnam War in an event called Winter Soldier. Once again, we will demand that the voices of veterans are heard. Once again, we are fighting for the soul of our country. We will demonstrate our patriotism by speaking out with honor and integrity instead of blindly following failed policy. Winter Soldier is a difficult but essential service to our country. Winter Soldier: Iraq and Afghanistan will feature testimony from U.S. veterans who served in those occupations, giving an accurate account of what is really happening day in and day out, on the ground. The four-day event will bring together veterans from across the country to testify about their experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan - and present video and photographic evidence. In addition, there will be panels of scholars, veterans, journalists, and other specialists to give context to the testimony. These panels will cover everything from the history of the GI resistance movement to the fight for veterans' health benefits and support. www.ivaw.org

Labeling Terrorists VS Self-Righteousness (tags)

If right-wing straw-women like Condoleezza Rice so willingly label Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a terrorist organization for the purpose of building a phony case for war against Iran, then it is high-time we Americans examine the little discussed question of just “who” is pulling America’s puppet strings—because such a war is not in our self-interest?

America and Venezuela - Constitutional Worlds Apart (tags)

Real democracy in Venezuela compared to the fake kind here.

Reviewing Ferdinand Lundberg's "Cracks in the Constitution" (tags)

Revealing the truth about the US Constitution and its framers.

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

HOW DEMOCRACY AND THE MIDDLE CLASS ARE BEING DESTROYED

Wars and Debts and Taxes, Oh My! (tags)

If my memory hasn't failed yet, it wasn't just the Republican Party that got us into this horrible mess. The Democrats voted for it as well, promoted it as a necessity, and even bombed Iraq on a regular basis throughout the 1990s; all the while aggressively supporting UN sanctions that resulted in over one million innocents dead.

CODE YORKTOWN: AS OVERLORD AT YORKTOWN REMAINS RELENTLESS & VICTORIOUS (tags)

CODE YORKTOWN: AS OVERLORD AT YORKTOWN REMAINS RELENTLESS AND VICTORIOUS AS WE CONTINUE TO IDENTIFY THE ENEMIES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION IN THE 21ST CENTURY AND ANNIHILATE THEM. The criminality of the National Security Agency (NSA) has now been fingered in operating a massive surveillance and Gestapo program directed against the American people that has been fully operational since November 22, 1963.

SOS Thread on May 21 Demo (tags)

It is not impossible that Joe Turner has hired someone smart enough to put an IP sniffer on www.saveourstate.org This thread enables shy folk to read SOS worry free.

A little perspective, please (tags)

Forget the Middle East: North America Harbors the World's Most Dangerous Terrorists

Populist #26 (tags)

Responsibility and War Powers

No Balls. They’re All Whores !!! (tags)

No Balls. They’re All Whores !!!

Brother, can you spare some Loose Change? (tags)

Dylan Avery began working on the story for Loose Change at the age of 18. Loose Change is the 22 year old's first film and is being viewed worldwide. The film has raised many important questions as to what really happened on September 11, 2001.

Populist #25 (tags)

Limiting Presidential War Powers

Imperial Conquest, Torture, and a Little Matter of Genocide (tags)

Abandon all hope, ye who enter here....

Beyond Mere Survival in the American Dystopia (tags)

...1984 has come to pass, both chronologically and in the Orwellian sense. Americans are "liberators" in Iraq. Opponents of this "peace initiative" are "doubleplusungood". Unchecked by the judiciary, the NSA electronically trolls for perpetrators of "crimethink". Pundits and the "liberal media" (owned by a handful of monolithic corporations despised by people with the values which many define as liberal) have become the Ministry of Truth for the Party...

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? - - - - - - - - - -

“From a marketing point of view, you don’t introduce new products in August.” (tags)

UPdated RePort: ....! increasing art-threat level to... *Educationally EnChanTinG*....... ........greetings,.... a lengthy labor of love, sharing a salient, timely,..'associative' Composition on the story of NOW...___________- **** “From a marketing point of view, you don’t introduce new products in August.” ****..........It appears some Senate Republicans are suspiciously reluctant to investigate this 21st century war. They would relinquish any oversight role, -reviewing the commitment of money, resources and lives, to a foreign entanglement of highly dubious merit, justness, legality and beyond the determination of 'correctness', Illegality- because we are talking about right and wrong , Good OR Bad HERE....Morality.......... .........I believe seperation of powers, checks & balances assign this OverSight function to the Senate, so they become duty-bound by their oath of office to proceed, to simply respect, carry out and honor the law. ...........Besides are they not 'elected' public servants?... and right now almost 2/3rds of America believe the country was misled, deceived, manipulated and spooked with a calculated slick PR campaign to embroil the US into death and destruction, a fiasco and a wrong, the public wants no part of. ...........We say this government is not serving or respecting the People's wishes, and CALLS to demand and an about-face correction should begin to be set in motion !...forthrightly............ ........*arguments, actions, 'positions' a result and concern for narrow self or factional interests? OR a responsibilty to act out of a need to be concerned for the broad National Interest, what is just? and best for the 'whole' ?.............. .........When will we proceed with the creation of the Better World?......... ____________________________ ..things fall apart..the center cannot hold...mere anarchy is.. l o o s e d upON The Word,...The WORLD. The Blood-Dimmed Tide is L O O S E D! ...and Everywhere...the CEREMONY OF INNOCENCE..is DR O w n e d.

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

50 American Revolutions You’re Not Supposed To Know (tags)

Kristen Henderson of Antigone Rising says "50 American Revolutions You're Not Supposed to Know" is: "A reminder that complacency is (so) not sexy. It inspires one to stand up to the things that don't pass the tummy test. Those of us who choose the middle of the road will only get hit by a car."

You Support Bush's Wars? Enlist NOW ! (tags)

That each and every Republican flag-waving Christian male 18 to 39 could enlist in the Army at will says it all. Others which may be older could enlist in the numerous corporate security firms, like Blackwater,

Populist #1 (tags)

Introduction - the Necessity of Democracy to Our Prosperity

Human Face of MTN Range Removal Mining - Call To Action in Appalachia (tags)

There is a not only a dreadful ecological toll to Mountain Range Removal--but it has a human face as well. This is a call to action. The picture is of Jeremy Davidson, 3, was killed when a boulder was dislodged by a bulldozer and came crashing through his bedroom from a Mountain Top Removal site. He was crushed in his sleep. The picture was taken by Michael Williamson.

Bands and Musicians Wanted (tags)

THE THOMAS PAINE PROJECT believes that an Independent Music Community is an essential part of a free society and TPP actively supports that community by encouraging venues to feature underground bands and musicians.

Letter from Donna Warren, Green Party, to Black Caucus Democrats (tags)

A letter to the Black Caucus from a Black woman living in South Central by Donna J. Warren — July 16, 2004

Matriotic Musings on Jefferson, Kucinich and The Divine Feminine (tags)

This Ani Difranco song goes perfectly with this article http://austin.indymedia.org/usermedia/audio/3/ani-nextboldmove.mp3 "the left wing was broken long ago, by the sling-shot of cointel pro and now it's hard to have Faith in anything...especially our next bold move"

The Next Middle Class (tags)

In their own ways, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt, provided the institutional frameworks for middle-class growth. Now, radical ideas are necessary to prevent a return to feudalism.

Despite all Rhetoric - Israel still has No "Right" to Exist!!! (tags)

In spite of all the Sham Rhetoric by Israel and by the wealthy "Pro Israel" American lobby - Israel still has No intrinsic "Right" to Exist!

Thom Hartmann: 'Want to win an election? Just control the voting machines' (tags)

You'd think in an open democracy that the government - answerable to all its citizens rather than a handful of corporate officers and stockholders - would program, repair, and control the voting machines. You'd think the computers that handle our cherished ballots would be open and their software and programming available for public scrutiny. You'd think there would be a paper trail of the vote, which could be followed and audited if a there was evidence of voting fraud or if exit polls disagreed with computerized vote counts. You'd be wrong.

The Price They Paid (tags)

Have you ever wondered what happened to the Men who signed the Declaration of Independence? What price they paid to secure the "Blessings of Liberty"?

WHAT IS YOUR CONSTITUTIONAL IQ? (tags)

The Constitution is the actual founding document of our Nation. It is important for every Citizen to have a basic understanding of it. It is a covenant between the People and their government which was meant to LIMIT the scope and authority of the Central Government in order to protect our freedom.

A New America (tags)

The peace protestors inspire hope in a nation that seemed headed for its own destruction.

Right Winger's Lexicon (tags)

I'm nothing if not fair and balanced. You decide. Do you like my definitions or BA's. We distort you decide.

Thomas Paine (tags)

Thomas Paine quote

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