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by / on December 30, 2014 at 6:19 pm / in Country, Current Events, Media, News, Petitions & Organizing

Should FOX News be Considered a Terrorist Network/Organization?

With their massive viewer base and influential power, FOX News is arguably more dangerous and detrimental to this country’s over-all well being and internal security than any terrorist group has ever been.

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by / on March 17, 2014 at 4:11 pm / in Country, Current Events, Government, Media, Politics, Society

Saving the World: The Systematic Enablers of Climate Change

Obamacare, Income Inequality, and the National Debt are the biggest U.S. political issues of today. However, no one has put much emphasis on climate change’s record pace. Bringing about natural disasters and increasing temperatures, the human race stares extinction in the face yet it barely cracks the top 10 political issues list. In addition to impending doom, global warming can […]

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by / on December 15, 2012 at 7:58 pm / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Editorials, Education, Society

Sandy Hook Massacre: Why

The Sandy Hook massacre, a happening too grim and heart-rendering to allow ourselves to even fleetingly dwell on, is the 62nd multiple slaying since 1982 (Mother Jones). As the most tragic, it will replace all other massacres we have maintained in our memories. For Sandy Hook, our reflexive question is how is it possible to murder innocent children? We want […]

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by / on September 27, 2012 at 9:37 am / in Culture, Current Events, Editorials, Politics, Prejudice

Why Do Americans Hate Poor People So Much?

Being poor in America sucks big time especially in a materialistic society such as the one we currently live in which a person is judged not for his character but about the amount of money he makes, the car he drives and the neighborhood he lives in.

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by / on September 22, 2012 at 12:03 am / in Country, Culture, Education, Media, Philosophy, Society

The Devolution from Hunter Gatherers to Consumer Culture: We No Longer Live Life, We Consume It

As a hunter gatherer, we retained the behavior of building the safe base (i.e. the home) and continued the hunting strategy only we now project this impulse on a different platform. We are now the workaholic, grocery store shopper desperately trying to fulfill our needs.

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by / on July 28, 2012 at 12:05 pm / in Country, Current Events, Editorials, Philosophy, Politics

Liar, Liar!! Pants on Fire!!

By OcJim Here is one Romney campaign  lie!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJu3d6SoPSc&feature=player_embedded ————————————————————————————————————– Here are the facts disputing that lie: Between October 2009 and the present, the unemployment rate has fallen from 10 percent to 8.1 percent. In October 2009, there were 129.5 million Americans with full-time jobs. Today, there are 133 million Americans with full-time jobs. That’s a growth of 3.5 million […]

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by / on January 17, 2012 at 4:29 pm / in Censorship, Government, Media, Prejudice, Psychology

A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Warp

By OcJim Last night I listened with interest about a Greyhound bus driver who arbitrarily dumped 13 Occupiers at Amarillo, TX during a trip from San Diego to Washington DC. The parent company, Greyhound, apparently approved of his action. No official statement was heard. From descriptions of his behavior when Occupiers entered the bus, the driver was immediately rude and […]

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by / on December 25, 2011 at 3:05 pm / in Country, Current Events, Editorials, Government, Media, News, Old News, Politics, Society

Pentagon Investigates Itself: ‘We are Innocent’

By Tom Hastings @ Hastings on Nonviolence The US military message machine never sleeps, is everywhere, and spends $billions on being dominant in the category of conflict turn-to sources for members of the American mainstream media. Editors want experts and they want experts who have been on the ground and can offer informed analysis. Editors are also on a budget […]

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by / on June 26, 2011 at 1:10 pm / in Country, Current Events, Editorials, Education, Entertainment, Government, Media, News, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Society

Cantor and Kyl: Clowns for the Rich?

By Jim Hoover Two clowns, Rep. Eric Cantor and Senator John Kyl, performers for their real ringmasters, the rich, walked out of bicameral bipartisan debt ceiling talks. Ironically, the elephant in the meeting room still remained. Not the Republicans, but the obvious fact that these meetings, for the Republicans, are a media distraction feigning good faith, hiding their undiminished goal […]

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by / on March 31, 2011 at 10:02 pm / in Celebrities, Current Events, Entertainment, Media

American Idolizing

By: Realea C. Phillips As if Fox News isn’t bad enough already with their lean to the right BS. Now the local news affiliates spend the first 15 minutes filling their time slot with useless updates about American Idol contestants. This is newsworthy? And even if you watch the show, do you really want your local news channel babbling about […]

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