Saturday, May 25, 2013

OpEdNews - Article: Drone Pilots Expose Politicians' Lies

OpEdNews - Article: Drone Pilots Expose Politicians' Lies:

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OpEdNews - Article: Interview with Code-Pink founder, Medea Benjamin After She "Heckled" Obama

OpEdNews - Article: Interview with Code-Pink founder, Medea Benjamin After She "Heckled" Obama: "An Interview with Code-Pink founder, Medea Benjamin, on why she disrupted a national foreign policy speech given May 23 by President Barack Obama"

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OpEdNews - Article: Obama's Big Speech Interrupted-- And How the Media Blew It

OpEdNews - Article: Obama's Big Speech Interrupted-- And How the Media Blew It: "Obama gave what the pundits are calling one of his major speeches. And one of America's leading activists interrupted it brilliantly.
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Thursday, May 23, 2013

How the US Turned Three Pacifists Into 'Multiple Felony Saboteurs' | Alternet

How the US Turned Three Pacifists Into 'Multiple Felony Saboteurs' | Alternet: "In just ten months, the United States managed to transform an 82 year-old Catholic nun and two pacifists from non-violent anti-nuclear peace protestors accused of misdemeanor trespassing into federal felons convicted of violent crimes of terrorism. Now in jail awaiting sentencing for their acts at an Oak Ridge, TN nuclear weapons production facility, their story should chill every person concerned about dissent in the US"

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

OpEdNews - Article: The Major Sea Change In Media Discussions Of Obama And Civil Liberties

OpEdNews - Article: The Major Sea Change In Media Discussions Of Obama And Civil Liberties: "Due to the controversies over the IRS and (especially) the DOJ's attack on AP's news gathering process, media outlets have suddenly decided that President Obama has a very poor record on civil liberties, transparency, press freedoms, and a whole variety of other issues on which he based his first campaign. The first two paragraphs of this Washington Post article from yesterday, expressed in tones of recent epiphany, made me laugh audibly:"

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OpEdNews - Article: Al Jazeera Deletes Its Own Controversial Op-Ed, Then Refuses To Comment

OpEdNews - Article: Al Jazeera Deletes Its Own Controversial Op-Ed, Then Refuses To Comment: "The bizarre behavior by the media giant reflects brewing tensions as it seeks to enter the US television market
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"The last of the Semites" by Joseph Massad

"The last of the Semites" by Joseph Massad: "It is Israel's claims that it represents and speaks for all Jews that are the most anti-Semitic claims of all. "

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How Racism Turned an Interracial Family's Trip to Walmart into a Kidnapping Investigation | Alternet

How Racism Turned an Interracial Family's Trip to Walmart into a Kidnapping Investigation | Alternet: "They don't fit' is the phrase that apparently prompted concern."

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Atheists Rising: Wolf Blitzer Learns a Lesson and Arizona Lawmaker Says "Don't Bow Your Heads" | Alternet

Atheists Rising: Wolf Blitzer Learns a Lesson and Arizona Lawmaker Says "Don't Bow Your Heads" | Alternet: "Watch: Asked if she "thanks the lord," Oklahoma survivor tells Wolf, "actually, I'm an atheist.""

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Monday, May 20, 2013

OpEdNews - Article: Rise Up or Die

OpEdNews - Article: Rise Up or Die: "Corporations write our legislation. They control our systems of information. They manage the political theater of electoral politics and impose our educational curriculum. They have turned the judiciary into one of their wholly owned subsidiaries. They have decimated labor unions and other independent mass organizations, as well as having bought off the Democratic Party, which once defended the rights of workers. With the evisceration of piecemeal and incremental reform--the primary role of liberal, democratic institutions--we are left defenseless against corporate power."