Monthly Archives: June 2012

Early Problems With “Enhanced Interrogation”

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The Visible Hand of the Market

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Poll : What Is Most Important to You in Choosing a President?

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Who Cares What the People Want? Certainly Not the Supreme Court

BPR Quotes of the Day The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down Montana’s 100-year-old ban on corporate  money in state and local elections. Reaffirming their horrendous Citizens United decision, the Court eliminated all restrictions on campaign spending by Montana … Continue reading

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HOW SAD WE ONLY HAVE ONE BERNIE SANDERS

The American People Are Angry By Bernie Sanders/ OpEdNews.com/ June 28, 2012 The American people are angry.  They are angry that they are being forced to live through the worst recession in our lifetimes — with sky-high unemployment, with millions … Continue reading

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Nothing Here, Move On….

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Human Rights: It’s So Last Decade

In a NY Times Op-Ed, Jimmy Carter calls out the U.S. government (while carefully omitting President Obama’s name) for it’s worsening human rights record. The former American president and Nobel Peace Prize winner, clearly unafraid to speak his mind (Carter … Continue reading

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The Morally Corrupt But Brilliant Secret Strategy of the Military/Industrial/Homeland Security Complex

by Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report “War is a racket… easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious… It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives….It is conducted for … Continue reading

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Faith: A No-Brainer

BPR Quote of the Day “Say what you will about the sweet miracle of unquesting faith. I consider the capacity for it terrifying.” Kurt Vonnegut

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MAYBE THE REVOLUTION ISN’T OVER

To paraphrase Mark Twain, the reports of the death of the Occupy movement are greatly exaggerated. Chris Hedges makes the case that Occupy is lying dormant, ready to return in an as yet unknown form, to continue what it started. Hedges … Continue reading

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