Monthly Archives: December 2011

The “Vast Drone/ Killing Operation” (Shh, It’s Secret)

The American Military Empire and Global Police State continues its expansion. Glenn Greenwald reports on a Washington Post article detailing how President Obama “has assembled such a highly efficient machine for the targeted killing of suspected terrorists.” Of course, this … Continue reading

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Willie Nelson & Bob Dylan: Heartland Under Fire

Click here for some background and lyrics

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A Challenger for Obama?

A short interview with the new Justice Party candidate for president, Rocky Anderson, the former mayor of Salt Lake City. I’d be happy to vote for him (if he were able to get on the ballot, that is).

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Happy Holidays

Expect The Big Picture Report to be relatively quiet during the holiday period. The editor is off to Hawaii to vacation, as well as contemplate the beauty of the world as well as the mess mankind is making of it. … Continue reading

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BPR Quote of the Day: Hitting Too Many Icebergs

“The two-party system has given this country the war of Lyndon Johnson, the Watergate of Nixon and the incompetence of Carter. Saying we should keep the two-party system simply because it is working is like saying the Titanic voyage was … Continue reading

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BPR Quote of the Day: What Will Destroy America?

“The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, love of soft living, and the get-rich-quick theory of life.” Theodore Roosevelt 26th President of the United States  

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The Iraq Speech We Wish We’d Heard From Obama

What Barack Obama Should Have Said While Announcing the End of the Iraq War (Rude Version) by the Rude Pundit (Lee Papa)/ Dec. 15, 2011 President Obama gave a speech at Fort Bragg yesterday to declare the end of the 8.75 … Continue reading

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The Last Days of the U.S. Constitution?

President Obama is going even farther than President George W. Bush in taking executive powers to levels comparable to many other autocratic regimes. The president is on board with gutting many of the civil liberties guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, … Continue reading

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Freedom’s Just Another Word…..

A letter from an acquaintance: “Our 5th grader grandson entertained us adults last night at his public school Christmas Musical.  At the end his teacher asked everyone to pray for our troops as they are “protecting our freedoms overseas”.  My … Continue reading

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BPR Quote of the Day: What Does Occupy Want?

“They say we don’t know what we want, but here we are making our decisions without bankers or politicians intervening in our lives. This is what we want.” from a pamphlet, “Occupy! Your Guide to the International Occupation Movement of … Continue reading

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