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Individual Freedom Under Fire in Europe

Posted by on August 24, 2015 in Corruption, Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Individual Freedom Under Fire in Europe

During centuries of struggle, Europe carved out a mission of individual freedom, against all odds, and there were eventually many victories. This could all go down the drain as globalists utilize immigration issues in Europe to seize greater control at the expense of the individual.

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No Federal Minimum Wage?! That’s What Republican Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina Wants

Posted by on August 22, 2015 in Government, Policies, Politics with 5 Comments
No Federal Minimum Wage?! That’s What Republican Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina Wants

The cost of living in most places is far out of reach for households making the federal minimum wage.

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Here’s How to Take Part in the ‘Gentle Revolution’ (Part 3)

Here’s How to Take Part in the ‘Gentle Revolution’ (Part 3)

As every good general knows, the key to a successful campaign is to so weaken the opponent so “he” is no longer able to fight. In our war, there are so few opponents (approx. 7000 of us per opponent) that they would have no chance whatsoever to maintain their dictatorship if we acted in unison. Their principle weapon is guilt, blaming & debt, which they brandish so effectively by fomenting fights among us facilitated by the media they control.

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Here’s How to Take Part in the ‘Gentle Revolution’ (Part 1)

Here’s How to Take Part in the ‘Gentle Revolution’ (Part 1)

Each and every human now on Earth will have a story to tell of how she/he experienced, worked for and participated in THE CHANGE. The time of The Change is not something that lies before us; it is NOW! The Age of Materialism – also called The Patriarchy – ended in October 2014. All that you now see is the death throes of the so-called “Dinosaur Humans”, the self-appointed “Elite”, as they recognise that their reign on Earth is now past. This is the time foretold in so many prophecies…

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Chelsea Manning May Face Solitary For Questionable Reasons

Chelsea Manning May Face Solitary For Questionable Reasons

Chelsea Manning, the US army soldier serving a 35-year military prison sentence for leaking official secrets, has been threatened with indefinite solitary confinement for having an expired tube of toothpaste in her cell and being found in possession of the Caitlyn Jenner Vanity Fair issue, according to her lawyers and supporters.

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70 Years Later, We Still Haven’t Apologized for Bombing Japan

Posted by on August 11, 2015 in Corruption, Government, Military, Policies, Politics with 226 Comments
70 Years Later, We Still Haven’t Apologized for Bombing Japan

Here we are, 70 years after the nuclear obliteration of Hiroshima and Nagasaki & not one step closer to a moral reckoning with our status as the world’s only country to use atomic weapons to slaughter human beings. Will an American president ever offer a formal apology and will we as citizens stop rationalizing that somehow lives were saved by ultimately killing at least a 1/4 of a million people? Since then, we have had massive military build up, a cold war,
Given the last seven decades of perpetual militarization and nuclear “modernization” in this country, the answer may seem like an obvious no. Still, as a historian, I’ve been trying to dig a little deeper into our lack of national contrition. As I have, Real love often requires the strength to apologize and make amends.

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President Jimmy Carter Says Our Democracy Is Rigged (Video)

Posted by on August 6, 2015 in Government, Politics with 24 Comments
President Jimmy Carter Says Our Democracy Is Rigged (Video)

During an interview with Thom Hartmann, ex-President Jimmy Carter said that the 2010 Citizens United decision and the 2014 McCutcheon decision subverted American democracy with money. Mark Sovel and Elliot Hill of the Lip News discuss the disgusting role of money in politics.

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The Revolt Against the Ruling Class

Posted by on August 5, 2015 in Government, Politics with 13 Comments
The Revolt Against the Ruling Class

As enthusiasm for Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders continues to build within each party, the political establishment is mystified.Political insiders don’t see that the biggest political phenomenon in America today is a revolt against the “ruling class” of insiders that have dominated Washington for more than three decades.

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To Topple US ‘Oligarchy,’ Sanders Calls for Publicly Financed Elections

Posted by on August 4, 2015 in Government, Politics with 33 Comments
To Topple US ‘Oligarchy,’ Sanders Calls for Publicly Financed Elections

Sanders blasted the 2010 Citizens United Supreme Court decision that gutted limits on campaign funding and paved the way for the über-wealthy to spend unlimited sums to influence election outcomes. His criticisms echoed those voiced last week by former president Jimmy Carter, who said on the Thom Hartmann Program that the U.S. is now an “oligarchy” in which “unlimited political bribery” has created “a complete subversion of our political system as a payoff to major contributors.”

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A Detailed Look at Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump’s Mass Appeal to Americans

Posted by on August 1, 2015 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
A Detailed Look at Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump’s Mass Appeal to Americans

On the left, Bernie Sanders’ issue-oriented presidential campaign of economic justice is drawing the crowds and generating the most passion, eclipsing his more moderate competitors. And on the right, Donald Trump’s loud promises to use his dealmaking moxie to fix the country, with a dose of racist comments thrown in, has pushed him to the top of the polls in 2016’s early states.

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Latest National Poll Shows Bernie Sanders Beating Bush, Walker & Trump

Posted by on July 28, 2015 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Latest National Poll Shows Bernie Sanders Beating Bush, Walker & Trump

A just released CNN poll finds Sanders out-polling all of the GOP’s major candidates, though pretty much tied with Jeb Bush.

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A ‘New Development Era’ Dawns as the BRICS Bank Launches

Posted by on July 27, 2015 in Government, Politics with 1 Comment
A ‘New Development Era’ Dawns as the BRICS Bank Launches

Attention all members of the global development community: there’s a new player in town. After almost three years of negotiations, senior officials from the world’s five largest emerging economies Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — collectively known as the BRICS — finally unveiled Tuesday a new multilateral bank.

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You Don’t Matter. House Votes for Monsanto’s Right to Deceive Consumers

Posted by on July 24, 2015 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
You Don’t Matter. House Votes for Monsanto’s Right to Deceive Consumers

On Thursday, 275 members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of H.R. 1599, the DARK (Deny Americans the Right to Know) Act. By voting for the DARK Act, these politicians voted against truth and transparency, against science, against the more than century-old right of states to legislate on matters relating to food safety and labeling. They voted against the 90-percent of Americans who are in favor of mandatory labeling of GMOs. They voted against the producers of non-GMO foods. They voted against you.

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Trans Pacific Partnership: Dissenting Lawmakers Punished as Corporate Takeover of United States Advances

Trans Pacific Partnership: Dissenting Lawmakers Punished as Corporate Takeover of United States Advances

Despite strong opposition, on June 24 the US Senate passed the Fast Track bill 1,2 (known as Trade Promotion Authority or TPA) that gives the President carte blanche to negotiate and finalize free trade deals in complete secrecy, which brings us one step closer to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP, which appears to be nothing short of a corporate takeover of global powers, has the legal ability to thwart all future attempts at protecting the public from genetically engineered (GE) foods. For this and many other reasons, the TPP must be stopped.

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Is America’s Biggest Federation of Unions Caving on the TPP?

Written by on July 13, 2015 in Corruption, Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Is America’s Biggest Federation of Unions Caving on the TPP?

I received an Email on July 6, 2015 about the Trans-Pacific Partnership from the largest federation of unions in the U.S. I have received previous Emails from them regarding this subject and they have been a vocal opponent of the TPP for years. What I found curious about this communication is how it has shifted its goal – from seeking the defeat of the bill to asking the president for revisions that will be good for labor. Now, keep in mind that many individuals and groups have stated that this is an awful trade bill. I have characterized the bill in a previous article as “trash” and attempted to make the point that, no matter how you try to dress it up or make it seem more palatable, trash is still trash.

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