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Mitt Romney and the Republican Party do not want to disclose basic truths for fear that someone will use these facts against them some day. – Slate Magazine

This isn’t really a surprise, is it? How ’bout them tax records? Here’s from Slate Magazine. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share on Posterous share via Reddit Share with Stumblers … Continue reading

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Social Media Activism, or, Power To The People

Social Media Activism… I think this is the forgotten essence of the “free market”. Unfortunately, what usually passes for the “free market” is really the “corporate market”. Here we have the “people’s market”. We all contacted these companies and told … Continue reading

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Fox News viewers less informed about current events, poll shows

We all knew this anyway, right? But it’s fun to see it in print. “The results show us that there is something about watching Fox News that leads people to do worse on these questions than those who don’t watch … Continue reading

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The Occupy Movement Changes Everything

I particularly like #2. That’s why we’re doing this in the first place, isn’t it? Ten Ways the Occupy Movement Changes Everything Thursday 10 November 2011 by: Sarah van Gelder, David Korten and Steve Piersanti, YES! Magazine | News Analysis … Continue reading

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Occupy The Future — In These Times

This from Noam Chomsky. If he hadn’t said this, I would have. In fact, I’ve been saying it all along as well. Including the part about the 70’s. I’ve never seen anything quite like the Occupy movement in scale and … Continue reading

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Why poverty?

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ There is a flaw in our basic premises when the equation [not enough money = starvation] occurs as valid. For the less mathematically inclined… … if someone’s actual survival- life or … Continue reading

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Mass psychosis in the US

Mass psychosis in the US You’d think so, with all of the anti-psychotic drugs being prescribed nowadays. Well, that’s exactly what the article is about. I’ll let them tell it… Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart CEO: People Are “Running Out Of Money” | FavStocks

Wal-Mart CEO: People Are “Running Out Of Money” Wal-Mart, for better or worse, is big enough that they are an indicator of what’s going on around town. It’s not news that people are running out of money. It is news … Continue reading

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Walmart’s new Slippery Slope department.

I almost blinked and missed this, but it is all over if you do a Google news search. Do you remember this? “If you see something, say something”. It’s back. The “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign – designed … Continue reading

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How Tea Partiers Get the Constitution Wrong – Newsweek

Tea Party evangelists claim the Constitution as their sacred text. Why that’s wrong. via How Tea Partiers Get the Constitution Wrong – Newsweek. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share on … Continue reading

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