Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Greatest Hits of Clarence Thomas

    New Blank Book Proposal (by Arlen Grossman/The Big Picture Report):      THE COLLECTED GREATEST ORAL         ARGUMENTS OF JUSTICE CLARENCE THOMAS The Best Arguments, Questions, and Observations of Justice Clarence Thomas from  Supreme Court Oral … Continue reading

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Victims of the American Empire: Us

EMPIRES THEN AND NOW By Paul Craig Roberts/ Institute for Political Economy/ March 26, 2012 Great empires, such as the Roman and British, were extractive. The empires succeeded, because the value of the resources and wealth extracted from conquered lands … Continue reading

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Obama’s Burden

THE RIGHT-WING MEDIA MACHINE VS. BARACK OBAMA by Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report You may have heard it said that if President Obama discovered a cure for cancer, he would be criticized for putting oncologists out of work. While … Continue reading

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Rare National TV Commercial Promotes Church-State Separation

The Freedom From Religion Foundation, a state/church watchdog and the nation’s largest freethought association, is placing its first national ad on the “CBS Evening News” tonight. This same ad debuted on “CBS Sunday Morning” yesterday.  –FFRF News Release

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How to Reform Corporate America

The Necessity and Possibility of Corporate Reform: Part 2. Reform Strategies by Gary Brumback/ March 25, 2012 Moving a mountain might be easier than moving government back to democracy and away from a corpocracy that has put government in … Continue reading

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Wall Street & High Gas Prices

My letter to the Editor in today’s Monterey County Herald: So who’s to blame for the spike in gas prices? Their names should sound familiar. Among the major culprits are the same financial behemoths that caused the world economic meltdown four … Continue reading

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The Split in the GOP

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War = Murder

Murder Is Not an Anomaly in War by Chris Hedges/ TruthDig/ March 19, 2012 The war in Afghanistan—where the enemy is elusive and rarely seen, where the cultural and linguistic disconnect makes every trip outside the wire a visit to … Continue reading

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The War Profiteers

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Is Good War an Oxymoron?

The Shifting Strategies of Empire by David Swanson/ March24, 2012 Remarks at the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) Conference: President Obama this week declared the war on Iraq to be an honorable success that has given us a brighter future. … Continue reading

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