Category Archives: Supreme Court

U.S. Police State Forges Ahead

Obama wins right to indefinitely detain Americans under NDAA RT News/ September 18,2012 A lone appeals judge bowed down to the Obama administration late Monday and reauthorized the White House’s ability to indefinitely detain American citizens without charge or … Continue reading

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Why I Want Barack Obama to Win, But Won’t Vote For Him

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report Four years of President Mitt Romney is not something I wish to contemplate. A Romney-Ryan win would be an unmitigated disaster for this nation. I would prefer that President Barack Obama be … Continue reading

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4th Branch of Government

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Unfortunately, We Don’t Get to Choose

OLIGARCHY OR DEMOCRACY? By Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)/ OpEdNews/ July 31, 2012 Economically, the United States today has, by far, the most unequal distribution of wealth and income of any major country on earth, and that inequality is worse today … Continue reading

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Conservative Paradise (Not Canada)

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The Real World Sucks, Doesn’t It?

THE FATE OF HEALTH CARE AND THE NOVEMBER ELECTION  By Arlen Grossman Polls show Americans like most provisions in Obama’s health care plan, but as a result of bitter and well-funded attacks by the Right, reject ObamaCare as a concept. … Continue reading

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Where To Escape the Individual Mandate (Hint: Not Canada) By Amy Bingham/ ABC News/ June 30, 2012 Good Luck Finding A Developed Country That Has No Individual Mandate The Supreme Court’s ruling upholding Obama’s health care law on Thursday made … Continue reading

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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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By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report 1st Great Thing About America: We Are a Democracy (Or Used To Be)  Image: Ares/  Once a shining beacon of democracy, the United States of America has lost its way. To be sure, … Continue reading

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At Long Last, Grandpa Makes Sense

BPR Quote of the Day “…the worst decision of the United States Supreme Court in the 21st century– uninformed, arrogant, naïve.” Senator John McCain on the Citizens United decision NY Times: John McCain’s Three Little Words

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