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Today, Fred Krough took a look at the Americans Elect and decided, “because of the lack of transparency at Americans Elect, and because it appeared to be controlled too strongly from the top,” to start a website of his own in which people would be able to independently discuss Americans Elect and related topics in [...]
When you hear someone say “the corporations are in charge,” they usually mean something indirect: that corporations funnel immense amounts of money into state legislative, U.S. congressional and presidential campaigns (true) or that corporations send lobbyists to state houses and Capitol Hill on a regular basis to whisper in the ears of the politicians they’ve [...]
A few days ago, David Swanson asked liberal Americans to to “Stop Hoping” that Barack Obama will somehow transform himself into the actual liberal that was his brand on the 2008 campaign trail and to start looking for alternatives. In his web poll, the single most popular Obama alternative is Vermont Senator Bernard Sanders — [...]
On his new web site, Stop Hoping, Swanson has been holding an online poll to see just who liberals would like to see challenge Barack Obama from the Left in 2012. The top 5 results are… [...]
Tea Party Jesus puts the words of right wing Christians into the mouth of Jesus Christ himself – and the results are striking. What would Jesus say? What would Christians say? [...]
Not counting this post, I’ve written 94 articles to date on the 501c4 corporate presidential effort called Americans Elect. That’s enough to get lost in, and nobody likes getting lost. I’ve tried today to sum up the major points of information regarding Americans Elect and to briefly explain why I think asking questions and expecting [...]
Sequoia seedlings need a reasonable amount of water to grow, so the desert and arid plains are out. Also, they don’t tolerate temperatures below ten degrees Fahrenheit, so if you live in the northern half of the United States, sequoia probably won’t work well for you. [...]
On September 11 2011, 2996 people were killed and some buildings were destroyed in a series of terrorist attacks. These costs we know. What has been the cost of America’s reaction?
The Eisenhower Study Group made up of researchers at Brown and Boston Universities has released a new report entitled Costs of War in which [...]
At Left is Not a Four Letter Word, Damen reacts against that old line, “If you’ve done nothing wrong, you’ve got nothing to hide”:
This is a phrase that has irritated the holy shit out of me for a very, very long time. Any time privacy is brought up, there’s some idiot out there who’ll [...]
I strongly suggest you read “Targeted and Entrapped: Manufacturing the ‘Homegrown Threat’ in the United States,” a new report from the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at the New York University School of Law. The report documents three instances in which government agents approached individuals with no prior involvement in terrorist activities, spent [...]