In my previous post titled The Malevolent Creep of Religious “Freedom”, one commenter referred to his sense of my feeling threatened by laws suits that supposedly are frivolous because laws are already in place to deal with protecting irreligious citizens from religious bigotry.  For… Read full post »

 If "religious freedom" is granted by The Constitution -- a federal document of legal protections -- and religious organizations refuse to accept their obligations to secular federal laws and jurisdictions, then they must also forfeit all protections afforded them by the same document, jurisdictRead full post »

JULY 31, 2014 7:08AM

JOKE: A Nation of Laws

 Architects of Iraq War said this

JOKE: America accuses Russia of treaty violation

Heh, heh, …REALLY?! 

“We’re going to hold them to living up to the commitments that they’ve made,” White House press secretary Josh Earnest said.  […]  "It is past time this administr… Read full post »

The Tea Party will gain the attention of even more incumbents with this VOTE.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2014/06/10/eric-cantor-majority-leader-defeated/10304543/ 

When will Democrats catch up with the Tea Party’s realization?  It doesn’t matter whoRead full post »

 American Debtors Prison

Should for-profit companies benefit by exploiting probationary offenders?  Should crime be a foundation for a business?  Is there a good reason to disallow this?  Truthout.org has a report about the problem of private probation firms: A Modern-Day Debtors' Prison? JudgesRead full post »

NOVEMBER 3, 2012 2:12AM

“BLACK TUESDAY”: November 6, 2012

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Most Americans have self-delusionally accepted the idea that major benefits can be achieved by electing either of the two major-party presidential candidates; Barrack Obama or Mitt Romney.  There are those among us who recognize and understand that such self-delusion has never benefittedRead full post »

OCTOBER 25, 2012 10:47PM

Election 2012: Romneysia and Obamanesia

Forgetfulness and blindness, willful or otherwise,

Abound amid a sea of illusion and blatant lies.

 

  In case the video is not viewable:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9TAZRYO-Tc

 Here's the link to the MSNBC clip:

http://tv.msnbc.com/2012/10/24/candidates-talk-drugs-climaRead full post »

 

 

  george carlin_hush


 

Middleborough, Mass will fine people for public profanity.  That’s right; people “cussing” in public will be fined $20.  Interestingly, this bill actually “decriminalizes” cussing in public so police can write citations finin/Read full post »

 

 basically one party_chomsky

Considering the damage that fear and ignorance have reaped upon the planet for years and upon America in recent elections, Americans must awaken to the fact that our façade of a two-party political system must become extinct, as it clearly can no longer serve needs of the… Read full post »

 

Scott Walker Wins His Battle, Loses the War

 

It appears that Democrats in Wisconsin have won control of their state senate.  This would seemingly indicate a stalemate in terms of how far to the RIGHT and off the deep end Scott Walker and his conservative-extremist administration wilRead full post »

 

 

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One can only wonder what is occurring in Congress when a law like the National Defense Authorization Act passes through both branches with so much support.  Of course, a president who was previously a constitutional lawyer signing it into law is even more perplexing.Read full post »

 

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On Andy Dean; Lessons in Self Contradiction

California may become the 18th state to abolish death penalty 


California will vote on eliminating the death penalty in the November election.  If the ballot measure passes, California will become the 18th state to abolish the deRead full post »

Editor’s Pick
APRIL 27, 2012 4:14AM

Obama Threatens to Veto CISPA: Will He Veto?

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The bill has now passed the House vote and will proceed to the Senate; will it pass?  Will Obama veto The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) if it passes through Congress and lands on his desk to be signed?  Obama has threatened to veto it, but history of/Read full post »

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A boycott is an act of voluntarily abstaining from using, buying, or dealing with a person, organization, or country as an expression of protest, usually for political reasons. It can be a form of consumer activism.

Defining Terrorism has proven virtually impossible.

“One man&rsquoRead full post »

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As if American society could not become any more insane, Arizona has completely surpassed any other place I know of on Earth in passing legislation – LEGISLATION – stating that the first sign that a woman is NOT pregnant and, therefore, cannot possibly bring forth a new life is/Read full post »

"In the Soviet Union, Capitalism triumphed over Communism.  In this country, Capitalism triumphed over Democracy."

 -- Fran Lebowitz

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A new round of discussions about impeaching the SCOTUS Justices (2 found here and here) is flaring up around the Internet.  The most recent in/Read full post »

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Zealots and Iconoclasts: Half-full vs. Half-empty

In a recent conversation with a conservative friend, I commented, “I'm a 'glass-is-half-empty' sort of guy.” The conversation that spurred the comment was not politically charged, so my friend's response seemed odd and I confess… Read full post »

The pope says, “...Marxist ideology in the way it was conceived no longer corresponds to reality.”

 

 

HOLY CRAP! First and foremost, let's talk about “REALITY”! Then let's consider whether this idiot even knows the meaning of what he's saying. Does he ev… Read full post »

 GOLDWATER-when christians control Republicans

I received an email from “info@barackobama.com”, supposedly from Joe Biden, which stated, “I'd like to ask you one question right now: Of all the issues important to you, what's the bottom-line reason you're with us in this fight?” There was a link to a Web page/Read full post »

MARCH 16, 2012 8:39PM

A Pretender in Idaho's Senate

It’s no wonder our governmental representation is so deficient when one considers the kind of response I got today from my state senator here in Idaho.  The piont I hope to make here is the senator's apparent inability to grasp the point of my initial missive.  You’ll find the eRead full post »

Seabiscuit

 Seabiscuit, one of the most famous and beloved champions of horse-racing history, began his career quite inauspiciously, appearing to have little future as a winner.

Seabiscuit ran in 35 races as a two-year-old, including 3 claiming races.

These included three claiming races, in which hRead full post »

DECEMBER 2, 2011 5:16AM

The Justice Party, Rocky Anderson & OWS

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On Wednesday night, November 30th, I saw Rocky Anderson on Rachel Maddow’s show where he presented his thoughts about running for president representing a newly formed political party, the Justice Party.  You can find a video clip of his appearance here.  He appears at approxi/Read full post »

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The Occupy Wall Street protestors’ validity has been enhanced just this week by an SEC settlement with Citigroup.  Citigroup settled a one BILLION dollar fraud suit for a mere $285,000,000.  That’s astounding!  Let’s check the numbers on that;

 

1,000,0Read full post »

 snake-eats-itself

So, we’ve finally come to this: a caste system that specifies who can and cannot vote based on income levels.  I believe we are truly seeing a transformation of America into something completely unrecognizable in terms of the ideals I was taught while growing up.  A colu/Read full post »

Star_Wars_phantom_menace_sith 

Republicans have been primarily the corporate party.  You might think that someone who represents big business would understand the premise that when hiring someone to run a business, you try to hire an individual who will work toward success of that business rather than working to/Read full post »