Glenn Greenwald at CAIR-LA's 17th-annual banquet
"By allowing [civil rights abuses] to happen to American Muslims now, we allow the civil liberties of all Americans to be degraded and threatened," Greenwald said in his keynote address. "That's why I really think that there's no more patriotic work than the work that CAIR does which is defending the civil liberties of American Muslims.
Hunger Games 2 Catching Fire Trailer Video
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"She has become a beacon of hope for them. She has to be eliminated."
"Catniss Evergreen is a symbol. We don't have to destroy her, just her image. We just have to show them that she is one of us."
Monday, April 1, 2013
Video: The Power of Words-- Can Change Everything
This blind beggar was hardly getting anything with the sign he had.
A kind woman stopped and wrote a different message that changed everything.
"What did you do to my sign?" he asked.
Over 16 million people have viewed this under 2 minute video to find out.
#ShellFAIL: Private Arctic Launch Party Goes Wrong
A masterpiece of viral fakery, instigated by a collaboration of Occupy, the Yes Men, and Greenpeace depicts a Shell Corporation party celebrating its planned drilling in the Arctic. A malfunction in a party prop drink dispenser will have you rolling on the floor. Video.
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Obama Speaks to Progressives At Netroots Nation 2012 (15 comments)
President Barack Obama made a video for the progressives and Democrats at the 2012 Netroots Nation conference in Providence Rhode Island. (BTW, the conference was incredible-- great speakers and panels, superb networking. Next year: Netroots Nation 2013: June 20-23 in San Jose.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Libertarian Wet Dream...One World Government? (1 comments)
NYTimes is out with a new story today on WPP - a London-based corporation that is buying up most of the big lobbying shops here in DC. The Times refers to the company as a "consolidating force at work in the influence-peddling industry." WPP is a $72 billion dollar foreign corporation - running more than 150 public relations, advertising, and lobbying companies employing nearly 160,000 people and it is devouring K-Street USA.
Bloomberg Today! Bloomberg Tomorrow!
Current TV's Keith Olbermann (formerly of MSNBC) delves into the historical causes of the Occupy Movement and proves that it is a re-awakening of the American Dream.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Heartland Under Fire (2 comments)
Willie teamed up with Bob Dylan in a moving rendition of what is happening throughout this nation today -- the American Dream is falling apart at the seams...
Monday, October 17, 2011
One Marine versus 30 New York Cops in Liberty Plaza
Marine Corps. Sgt. Shamar Thomas from Roosevelt, NY went toe to toe with the New York Police Department. An activist in the Occupy Wall Street movement, Thomas voiced his opinions of the NYPD police brutality that had and has been plaguing the "Occupy" movement for the past month.
Friday, July 22, 2011
Tea Partiers Menace Peaceful Moveon Group at Park (Video) (2 comments)
MoveOn members holding a small, quiet picnic in a park are surrounded by Tea Party activists and chased away.
The Tea Partiers shot and posted this video themselves, at the end of which they call out to "free America," having just intimidated a group exercising their right to peacefully assemble.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Ray McGovern on the Gaza Blockade
Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern, back from Greece where he was part of an effort to challenge Israel's blockade of Gaza, describes his experiences on the U.S. boat, "The Audacity of Hope."
Was This the Video That Started the Egyptian Revolution? (8 comments)
If you think yourself a man, come with me on January 25.
Whoever says women shouldn't go to protests because they get beaten... let him have some honour and manhood and come with me on January 25.
Whoever says it is not worth it because there will be only a handful of people, I want to tell him you are the reason behind this.
And you are like a traitor, just like... or any security cop who beats us in the street
Paul McCartney Performs with Ringo for Ringo's 70th Birthday (8 comments)
Former Beatle, Ringo Starr, celebrated his 70th birthday at NYC's Radio City Music Hall.
At the end, after the show appeared to be over, Paul McCartney came on stage and he, ringo and the backup band played Going to a Birthday Party.
Thom Hartmann On Olbermann Talking About GOP Effort to Kill Unions (5 comments)
Appearing on Countdown, Thom Hartmann eloquently defended the American workers, calling Republican blockage of help for the auto industry an attempt by them to break the unions and reminding us that our perilous economic situation is the direct result of Reaganomics.
Naomi Wolf Must Watch Video: A Coup Took Place on October 1, 2008 (93 comments)
October 1st a coup took place in the US. We have to speed up our reflexes. We are in police state time. The only thing to do is to reverse the coup. We have to arrest the people who did it.
It is under way, moving forward according to plan, step by step. Don't even think about not watching this video.
Todd Palin having "Private Fisherman Thoughts" on His Wife Becoming Mayor. (15 comments)
This came in as an email link to this youtube video. The video starts off explaining that Bristol Palin's school asked children to bring in unused video cameras. She brought one in and it had this video recording on the tape. It starts with Todd Palin talking on the phone to his wife, getting the news she's just been electd mayor of Wasilla, where she had been on the city council.