According to Daily Kos, The New York Transit Workers Union (TWU) voted to...– 200,000-member labor union votes to support ‘Occupy Wall Street’ | The Raw Story (via progressivefriends) That will help the cause of Occupy Wall Street tremedously!
Squashed: Guys, Obama is not Hitler →
squashed: As we’re all aware, a few fringe conservatives enjoy comparing President Obama to Hitler. They tend to identify some percieved lack of freedom and decide that America feels a lot like the Third Reich. It’s pretty ridiculous. “You know who else imposed a 10% surcharge on tanning beds? Well … maybe… He may not be Hitler, but he has extraordinary executive powers. How about the...
The American separation of church and state rests upon respect for the church;...– 19th century Union Theological Seminary historian Philip Schaff
[A] hedge or wall of separation between the garden of the church and the...– Baptist theologian Roger Williams, the founder of the colony of Rhode Island, in his 1644 book The Bloody Tenent of Persecution
Our two main political parties, each beholden to big money, offer merely...– An NY editorial about MLK and the failure of both political parties.
The United States remains embroiled in conflict in Afghanistan and Iraq. The...– OpenDemocracy
You and I are told increasingly we have to choose between a left or right. Well...– I’m not a fan of Ronald Reagan, but this quote makes you think. Is the left-right system flawed?
religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes...– Thomas Jefferson’s Response to Danbury Baptist Association (January 1, 1802), the foundation of the separation of church and state doctrine
In what sense can the [United States] be called a Christian nation? Not in the...– Justice David Brewer after 1893 decision Trinity Church vs. United States
The #occupywallstmovement. It was a regular... →
Man is conceived in sin and born in corruption and he passeth from the stink of...– Willie Stark in All the Kings Men.
While I know that neo-Nazis would want to kill a man like John Kennedy, I don’t...– –Mort Sahl, Comedian, Kennedy friend. An interesting quote about the problems with the left-right system.
We (the bankers) must proceed with caution and guard every move made, for the...– The Bankers Manifesto of 1892 Revealed by US Congressman Charles A. Lindbergh, SR from Minnesota before the US Congress sometime during his term of office between the years of 1907 and 1917 to warn the citizens.
I completely agree with you. As you said, “the War On Terror was too broad attempt to defend this country at all cost[s].” How can you have war on a concept that’s been around since the beginning of humanity. It is impossible. While I criticize Western imperialism and interventions that claim it is the international community’s ‘responsibility to protect’ (r2p) them, I don’t really agree with the...
San Francisco transit blocks cellphones to disrupt... →
mofaiz: Attempts to exercise our freedoms are clandestinely sabotaged, yet we lie to ourselves and believe that we’re immune to such things. I blame this on American exceptionalism. This sort of thing is unacceptable. No government should have the right to block cell phone or internet access. That should be unconstitutional. There is no excuse for that kind of foolishness. Whoever made that...
Jackie Onassis believed that Lyndon Johnson and a cabal of Texas tycoons were...– Daily Mail (via parapolitical) If that is true, then the connections of LBJ to secret societies is correct. Currently I don’t believe the government narrative he was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald, I think there must have been someone else but I don’t have any story to counter that at this...
The bad hackers and the good hackers →
smarterplanet: Hackers showed they have a very long reach at the Defcon hacker conference this week. They can turn off your power or hack your home automation systems through internet-connected power lines. Independent security researchers David “Rel1k” Kennedy and Rob “Kc57″ Simon told the audience that they were releasing free tools that will let hackers break into home automation, business...
OCCUPY WALL STREET LIVE! Watch it as the movement... →
Do you know what the marginal tax rates were under Eisenhower? Under Nixon? Why...– Questions That Republican Presidential Candidates Will Never Be Asked (via n8han) I know the tax rate was 90% on the wealthy during President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Administration. But, under Richard M. Nixon (the mastermind of the current so-called ‘right-wing media’) and Gerald...
Today’s cases present a challenge to an amendment to the Arkansas State...– U.S. Term Limits Inc vs. Thornton (1995). Do you agree with this case?
Unemployment will be higher than it would have been otherwise. Growth will be...– Mohamed El-Erian, chief of the bond investment firm Pimco, explaining the likely impact of Washington’s just-agreed to big budget cuts. (via officialssay) But, the effects of the budget cuts are so broad, that is not a good sign of government that is working. I have written in my article about...
If a majority should deprive a minority of any clearly written constitutional...– (via mirandamariex329) That’s a radical statement from a man that started the national banking system in America (National Banking Acts of 1863 and 1864). So, he is justifying the civil War because taking the power to coin money away from Congress is the majority depriving the minority of a...
The decade of repression: A faulty ‘war’ on terror →
Many people are asking: are we safer since 9/11? Well, to answer that question you have to go back to the laws and other actions in the past 10 years. In the last decade, legislation has changed the…
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution...– John F. Kennedy (via thinksquad) It seems that the world elite, the leadership class is not allowing peaceful revolution, so it would a revolution with violence possible in the future. It is already happening, as the world revolution has already started:...
Hope We can’t believe in– Mr. President (via theswedishman) Sadly this is the truth. With a deceptive President like Mr. Obama, he cannot stay or the state of the country will go downhill faster than a slide on a hill with ice.
The federal reserve is neither federal or a... →
The recent deregulation of genetically mutated bluegrass is the first domino to...– Activist Post talks about GMOs and how they are harmful.
In a series of expected additional press releases, the Standard & Poor’s...– John Birch Society, which controls the online publication, The New American.
The U.S. government deserves the downgrade Standard and Poor’s slapped on...– Newsmax email. I think the credit ratings aren’t that important as the credit rating agencies led us into this crisis. In some way I believe Washington deserved it but on the other hand, it could be harmful to the international economy.
we cannot let terrorists win by turning the United States into a national...– Dennis Kucinich’s warning