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I'm a concerned, middle aged blogger and member of the ACLU. I hail from the Bay Area. I Lobbied congress with the ACLU over the more unconstitutional elements of the USA Patriot Act. Marched in peace protests, lost a former school chum in the world trade center on 9/11.

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17 Articles, 1 Quick Links, 2289 Comments, 1 Diaries, 0 Polls

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Sunday, August 14, 2011     

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The Raging Grannies and The Contract For The American Dream
(3 comments) If 80 and 90 year old women can get out there and lend their support, we all can! We all must make a visible presence in numbers if we are ever to regain our nation and hold on to the things we value most!

Thursday, August 4, 2011     

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The Battle Hymn of The Republicans
(29 comments) A rewrite of the old time civil war favorite to reflect current times. The congress and senate need a wake up call. Since nothing else has worked, perhaps a humorous twist on an old song will.

Monday, April 25, 2011     

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Happy Easter from the "Moderate" Media on Meet the Pests
(1 comments) Democracy in America is dead. The script has long ago been written and is now being carried out to the corporate tee!

Tuesday, July 13, 2010     

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Capitalism, Socialism, Fascism or Communism....Can there be no other isms?
(48 comments) Why must we collectively adhere to the failed current systems when the survival of the planet is at stake and with it our own species?

Tuesday, June 23, 2009     

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What is State Sponsored Murder?
(2 comments) This article asks the reader to decide what is or is not state sponsored murder. It uses the governor of California's proposed across the board state welfare cuts to balance the state's budget as a possible example. It also puts a human face upon an economic disaster by explaining what these cuts will mean to many people who are already at the brink.

Monday, May 11, 2009     

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Torture...OK Pelosi Knew in 2002! But what could this all really mean?
(30 comments) The CIA memo that makes Pelosi a liar may tell us a whole lot more!

Thursday, April 30, 2009     

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My Take on the Specter Defection
(3 comments) Perspective of a former Philly boy on the Specter defection

Saturday, February 14, 2009     

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A Special Valentine for President Obama from Arnold Murray of the Shepard's Chapel
(4 comments) Arnold Murray, pastor of the daily broadcast of Shepard's Chapel, today openly opposed Obama's bailout package as communism and socialism, blamed people suckered into bad mortgages for the economic crisis and said alternate energy advocates are weakening the nation and the military.

Saturday, January 24, 2009     

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What is Called for Here is an Intrusive Rectal Exam and a Barium Enema!
(2 comments) Regulating and policing Wall Street is the only salvation Democracy has left.

Thursday, October 16, 2008     

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Joe the Plumber, Joe Six Pack...Will the Real Joe Please stand up!
Comment on the Average Joe and Joe the plumber from last nights presidential debate and what it might spell for the GOP.

Saturday, July 5, 2008     

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Happy Pretendence Day
No civil liberties, illegal spying, at the mercy of corporate oil.....we need a new national anthem, something that more closely resembles the America we are currently living in. Gene London gives us the real song.

Monday, April 14, 2008     

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Major Media...Let's crucify Obama!
While the major media goes out of its way to crucify Obama over his bitter rural American comments, it hides the truth in that it is the media itself who helps the status quo to shape that anger for their own political gain. rural America is Murdoch Country and has been for decades.

Saturday, January 26, 2008     

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Under a Trestle
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Monday, November 26, 2007     

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When Fox News Brags.....and the FCC

Saturday, November 24, 2007     

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For God's SAIC!
(7 comments) The grand daddy of all defense contractors and stealth corporations, SAIC generally flies beneath the radar as a company with integrity that has "the best interests of the nation" at its core.

Sunday, November 11, 2007     

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An Unconscionable and/or Unconscious America?
(4 comments) Then and now! Opinion piece concerning our government and society, its politics and values and more importantly its current priorities. Are we on the right path or is this our worst nightmare?

Tuesday, October 30, 2007     

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Questioning 9/11 and to Hell with Caution
(82 comments) This article questions some of the underlying elements behind the 9/11 for Truth Movement. It is not meant to be a reflection on those who are genuine in their search for truth, but rather those elements that might or perhaps do have ulterior motives.