Last week, a comment left here by Ella reacted to Peregrin Wood’s characterization of Radical Islamic Instant Internet Brainwashing Hypnowave stories as an unfounded social panic. Ella claimed that it is right to be afraid, since here in the United States we have become so
USA Today is back, grinding out its daily “5 things you need to know” article. Here are today’s entries; according to USA Today, apparently I need to know that: 1. “N.Y. escapee is in the hospital”. I don’t need to know this. Even if I
How do you feel about recent, far-too late admission by the U.S. Government that it has tortured innocent people to death? Does this bother you? How much does this bother you? Does it bother you right down to your bones? Have you had enough of
Are you sick and tired of the U.S. military (that’s what the NSA is) blasting through the constitution to monitor, search through and seize your private communications over internet, phone and mail? You can do something about it this Saturday October 26, when people who
In case you haven’t heard, a big protest march in Washington DC is being planned for October 26, 2013. The demand: for the U.S. government to stop its massive warrantless surveillance programs that spy on the activities of hundreds of millions of innocent, law-abiding people.
We Act Radio in Washington DC is throwing aside the once-subversive, now-staid “hey hey, ho ho” mode of protest, replacing it with a NSA Mix Tape Bike Ride that is framed in jarring terms: Does that depiction of a massive surveillance plan sweeping up all
The morning after the 2012 elections saw a starkly changed American landscape, changed in a very literal sense as large sections of the North American landmass collapsed into the ocean. As the dawn rose over the United States of America, it quickly became apparent that
“The Delegates — and the rest of the American people — are the true boss of Americans Elect.” — Americans Elect, “About,” April 2011 “We will never promote any candidate of our own — and the ultimate winner is decided only by the American voters.”
It would be nice if the initiative in Minnesota were voted down, and the other initiatives were approved, but such a result would not be ideal. The legal rights of American citizens shouldn’t be approved or discarded by voters. They’re constitutionally established, not a matter for popular referenda.
A national march in Washington DC against Torture on June 24 2012 is said to be cosponsored by 28 social movement organizations. Cosponsorship denotes support, and the very least an organization could do to support an event is to promote it. Perhaps the simplest, lowest-cost
No Labels, May 18 2012: “The fight to solve our country’s problems goes on — that’s why you should support #NoLabels”. No Labels, May 19 2012: “Listen up #Washington: Stop fighting. Start fixing! Plz RT if you agree.” And yes, in case you were wondering: