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When it Mattered, Bernie Sanders Courageously Stepped Across the Color Line

Posted by on March 7, 2016 in Government, Policies, Politics with 9 Comments
When it Mattered, Bernie Sanders Courageously Stepped Across the Color Line

Those of you who are young may never have heard that the 1988 Jackson campaign won 13 primaries and caucuses, 7 million votes, and 1,218.5 national convention delegates. You may never have heard that the 1984 and 1988 Jackson campaigns helped register millions of young African Americans to vote—voters who were still active when it came time to vote for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012. You may never have heard that those two Jackson campaigns forced changes in the Democratic Party rules to make them fairer and more proportional—rules changes which opened the door to Obama’s victory a generation later.

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Have You Seen This? Programmer Testifies Under Oath He Wrote Software to Rig Elections

Posted by on March 7, 2016 in Government, Politics with 8 Comments
Have You Seen This? Programmer Testifies Under Oath He Wrote Software to Rig Elections

If you think your vote is save, watch this video!

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Bad Trade Deal Gets Worse

Bad Trade Deal Gets Worse

Briefly put, one word was changed (“paragraph” became “subparagraph”) in a section relating to copyright infringement. But this one-word substitution drastically changes the substance of the document. Before, the language exempted states from applying certain criminal penalties in cases of copyright infringement when there was no market or economic impact on the copyright holder. The one-word substitution now means that most criminal penalties in these cases must apply even if there was no discernible impact on the copyright holder.

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Ron Paul: “There Is Absolutely No Meaningful Difference Between Hillary and Trump”

Posted by on March 4, 2016 in Government, Politics with 54 Comments
Ron Paul: “There Is Absolutely No Meaningful Difference Between Hillary and Trump”

Asked if he would be endorsing any candidates, Paul explained there isn’t a single person left in the race (including Bernie Sanders) who fits libertarian ideals of limiting government and protecting individual liberties.

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Hillary May Have “Won,” But Here’s Why Super Tuesday Was Actually a Victory for Bernie Sanders

Posted by on March 2, 2016 in Government, Politics with 34 Comments
Hillary May Have “Won,” But Here’s Why Super Tuesday Was Actually a Victory for Bernie Sanders

The official tally shows that Hillary Clinton Won Super Tuesday… but was it really a victory? Or did Sanders steal her thunder?

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Fukushima Still a Problem-Live Stream Marathon Airing March 9, 2016

Fukushima Still a Problem-Live Stream Marathon Airing March 9, 2016

Fukushima. Oh, that old thing? Is that still a problem? Is that still a problem? Well, yes, and it’s killing you…Welcome to Little Rock, AK, Madam, where the radiation is 1,625 counts per minute, which is 325 times normal. Ah, you just arrived from Miami FL where there are 1,462 counts per minute, only 292.4 times normal. Well, enjoy our local hot springs, and mattresses, too!

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Jesse Ventura Says He Might Run for President If Bernie Sanders Isn’t Nominated

Posted by on March 2, 2016 in Government, Politics with 68 Comments
Jesse Ventura Says He Might Run for President If Bernie Sanders Isn’t Nominated

In a Monday interview with The Daily Beast, Ventura said that he will likely launch a run for president by June if former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton defeats Sanders.

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Vermont Draws One Step Closer to Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Posted by on February 27, 2016 in Government, Politics with 11 Comments
Vermont Draws One Step Closer to Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

On Thursday, the Vermont state Senate gave final approval to a bill legalizing recreational marijuana, beginning in 2018. If it reaches the governor’s desk, Vermont will be the first state in the nation to legalize the drug without a referendum.

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As Trump Gains Momentum, Both Sides Ask: Who Can Stop Him?

Posted by on February 26, 2016 in Government, Politics with 110 Comments
As Trump Gains Momentum, Both Sides Ask: Who Can Stop Him?

Donald Trump’s seemingly unstoppable momentum has some Republicans on Capitol Hill, not to mention political pundits and Democrats everywhere increasingly on edge.

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Here’s One Extremely Important (and Long Overdue) Policy that Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump Both Agree On

Posted by on February 25, 2016 in Government, Politics with 38 Comments
Here’s One Extremely Important (and Long Overdue) Policy that Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump Both Agree On

An increasing number of politicians have joined the call for an audit of the Federal Reserve, including several presidential contenders Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump.

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Spike Lee Calls Current Politics “Rigged” and Endorses “Brother,” Bernie Sanders in North Carolina Ads

Posted by on February 24, 2016 in Government, Politics with 15 Comments
Spike Lee Calls Current Politics “Rigged” and Endorses “Brother,” Bernie Sanders in North Carolina Ads

Spike Lee is slamming the rigged political system in ads and asking South Carolina to support Bernie Sanders who he says will “Do the Right Thing.”

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Half of Global Wealth Owned By the 1 Percent (Project Censored #1)

Half of Global Wealth Owned By the 1 Percent (Project Censored #1)

In January 2015, Oxfam, an international nonprofit organization that aims to eliminate poverty, published a report stating that 1 percent of the global population will own more wealth than the rest of the 99 percent combined by 2016. The Oxfam report provided evidence that extreme inequality is not inevitable, but is, in fact, the result of political choices and economic policies established and maintained by the power elite, wealthy individuals whose strong influence keeps the status quo rigged in their own favor. In addition to reporting the latest figures on global economic inequality and its consequences, the Oxfam study outlined a nine-point plan that governments could adopt in creating new policies to address poverty and economic inequality.

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The War on Terror Is Based on Lies Told by Elites Who Actually WANT War

Posted by on February 21, 2016 in Government, Military, Politics with 2 Comments
The War on Terror Is Based on Lies Told by Elites Who Actually WANT War

There is a consistent contradiction between the stated objectives of the War on Terrorism and the outcomes. Therefore we know the assumptions are wrong. Freedom has never been the goal. Continuous war is directly out of the Orwell dystopian novel: 1984. We are living that now.

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Bernie Challenges Hillary to Release Her Secret Wall Street Speeches

Posted by on February 21, 2016 in Bankers & Wall St., Corruption, Government, Politics with 9 Comments
Bernie Challenges Hillary to Release Her Secret Wall Street Speeches

Hillary Clinton received 21.7 million dollars for speaking to Wall Street, Corporations , and trade associations, but to date has not revealed the contents of those speeches and is hedging against doing so. All money Bernie Sanders received to speak was donated to a charity for low income families.

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Here’s Why Negative Political Campaigns Work

Posted by on February 16, 2016 in Government, Politics with 3 Comments
Here’s Why Negative Political Campaigns Work

Mud slinging is pretty common in political campaigns, and that’s because most humans are hardwired to focus on the negative and try to move away from it.

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