All Blog Posts Tagged 'political' (24)

Republicans Use Nuclear Option To Confirm Gorsuch

Despite the hypocritical and lengthy soliloquies of Chuck Schumer attempting to filibuster President Trump's choice of…

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Added by Doc Vega on April 6, 2017 at 2:38pm — 12 Comments

Hurry! Hurry! Get yer tickets right here! Just when ya thought the tent had been deflated, the clowns find a way to get it up again.

http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/ignoring-trump-chaffetz-seeks-charges-related-clinton-emails

Chaffetz has but one job - vicious, inventive political distraction. He is the barker for the smallest of the carnival rings - The tent of clowns busily throwing fake paper water out of their oversized hats and running over others with their gigantic tricycles. …

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Added by MV Neland on February 19, 2017 at 12:34am — 3 Comments

My 1%

Bernie Sanders (my choice for President) has received donations from about 689,000 people.

My first thought was – is that all?

But then I did some research. In a typical presidential election, the total number of donors to any political candidate is 1% of the US Population.

Clinton’s campaign has about 400,000 donors.…

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Added by Lois Wickstrom on February 7, 2016 at 2:15pm — 2 Comments

Name that Tune

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO6q9Wcdyhk

This link should take you to a two-minute video  trailer for my latest novella, The Page.

Name the background song and singer and I'll send you a complimentary copy of the book. For a Kindle, I'll need an email address; for a paperback, I'll need a mailing address. This information can be sent to my secure email address: fetile1@aol.com. I know it's secure because…

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Added by Gordon Osmond on February 5, 2016 at 10:35am — 9 Comments

The PC Guide To Feminism And Women's Rights

The Democrat's War On Women



Recently a US war veteran attending classes at TCU in Texas was asked by the professor teaching a course to provide an essay on Feminism as was the rest of the class. The views he expressed did not seem to be politically correct at…

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Added by Doc Vega on February 4, 2016 at 11:00am — 30 Comments

TOWARD A NONVIOLENT DEMOCRACY: BERNIE SANDERS’ RACIAL JUSTICE PLATFORM

While there are countless reasons why Bernie Sanders’ adoption of a Racial Justice platform that tackles violence against African Americans is both extraordinary and unprecedented, certainly one reason must be that the platform in effect charges our government with the responsibility to practice nonviolence toward African Americans in particular and people of color generally. In fact, Sanders’ platform – the adoption of which was instigated…

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Added by SeventhSister on November 17, 2015 at 9:00am — 7 Comments

Toxic babies

by Tommi Avicolli Mecca

How many people know that children are being born with toxins already in their bodies, some of which are known to cause cancer and other problems? It’s scary, but certainly not surprising given the messed up environment in which we all live these days. 

Tests that have been done on the umbilical cord blood of newborns show tons of chemicals already in their bodies, among them flame retardants, perfluorinated compounds which are found in the…

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Added by Tommi Avicolli Mecca on August 26, 2015 at 8:17am — 2 Comments

Don't Take Democracy for Granted

Does America have the example of Honduras in its future?

In late 2008, the Honduran military deposed left-wing President Manuel Zelaya.  This was not your typical Banana Republic coup since the cause was not the vaunting ambition of some strutting, swagger-stick brandishing general but gridlock between an immovable president of one party…

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Added by Ted Frier on March 24, 2015 at 12:30pm — 13 Comments

Long Reach of the Koch brothers





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Added by Dicky Neely on November 4, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Rand Paul, upstaged by Ted Cruz, seeks new stunt


Added by Dicky Neely on October 26, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Inside the GOP guv shutdown hideout


Added by Dicky Neely on October 9, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Relief For Our State Is Different



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Added by Dicky Neely on May 21, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

The federal government at odds with American conservatives

Uncovered blatant violations by the iron vice of oppression…

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Added by Doc Vega on May 18, 2013 at 6:36pm — No Comments

Rick Perry Turns Down Federal Dollars

Added by Dicky Neely on April 7, 2013 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Is the grass really greener on the other side of the barbed wire fence?





Have you ever been driving down a country road and seen a cow with its head and neck extended through a barbed wire fence grazing on the grass on the other side? Even though the grass is just as good on the cow’s side of the fence, this animal will actually risk injury from the barbed wire, and often does in the process of sticking out its neck to eat the same grass already within inches. What does that say about the cow’s nature and the truth of the situation? It says that the…

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Added by Doc Vega on February 5, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Playing Chicken With The Economoy, The Future

Added by Dicky Neely on January 19, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Nuts Are Loose!

Added by Dicky Neely on January 17, 2013 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

The Failure of the Politics of Fear and Resentment: Republican Shibboleths, Bugaboos, and Things That Go Bump in the Night

Republicans have suffered more than an election defeat, they’ve seen the collapse of a decades-long political strategy: The constant and continued use of white working class fear and resentment of black people in order to consolidate, maintain and, when and where possible, expand their base...

Simply speaking, the Republican strategy has, for decades, been to dupe the average, 'work-a-day' , white voters into voting against their own best interests. This has been done by invoking and…

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Added by Ron Powell on December 14, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

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