Monthly Archives: September 2012

Is the CIA Everywhere? Maybe Your Paranoia is Justified

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report I’ve become increasingly concerned about the growth of the American security/ police state in the last decade. Since 9/11 we’ve seen increased electronic eavesdropping, “data mining,” intrusive airport security, The Patriot Act,  the … Continue reading

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Wake the Fuck Up!

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Science Dunces

Graphic by Lara Heintz Congress’s Science Committee Doesn’t Get Science article

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Ignorance Is Bliss (and Dangerous)

BPR Quote of the Day: Brecht, 1898-1956, was an influential German poet and playwright.

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iPhone 5: A Taller, Better Version

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Sarah Silverman on Voter Fraud

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Of Course They Don’t Like Us

My letter published today in the Monterey County Herald: I don’t think I’m going too far out on a limb in suggesting that the reason Americans are being targeted and killed in Afghanistan, Libya and other countries in the Middle … Continue reading

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Try It…You’ll Like It

Cartoon by Zena Saunders

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How Do You Take Your Poison? By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ September 24, 2012 We will all swallow our cup of corporate poison. We can take it from nurse Romney, who will tell us not to whine and play the victim, … Continue reading

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Be Very Afraid

BPR Quote of the Day: “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.”  H.L. Mencken

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