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Please Leak CIA Torture Report!

Please Leak CIA Torture Report!

A good op-ed in The Guardian by Trevor Timm pleading that some official in the government release a full copy of the report on ...

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ECB to do QE?

ECB to do QE?

European Central Bank might do Quantitative Easing. That raises a question as follows. Stimulus can be implemented by, 1, cutting interest rates (the favoured ECB ...

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Does God Still Protect And Bless America?

Does God Still Protect And Bless America?

DOES GOD STILL BLESS AMERICA? Some of the idiots on the extreme right wing of American Politics ask the question about whether God still has ...

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Vince Cable blunders.

Vince Cable blunders.

Vince Cable, the UK’s “Business Secretary”, is currently in the lime light because he sold off (i.e. privatised) the postalsystem, Royal Mail at much ...

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The framers didn’t want a balance of powers

The framers didn’t want a balance of powers

The framers didn’t want a balance of powers Since speech is free … although usable speech is a kings ransom and drawn against all ...

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#TheoryThursday: We Are A Movement of Movements

#TheoryThursday: We Are A Movement of Movements

This piece was written for our contemporary myriad movements, but it is particularly poignant in regards to the Wave Of Action, which is attempting ...

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Plutocracy may have just become the new American standard!

Plutocracy may have just become the new American standard!

“Democracy” – - I am told we haven’t been a Democracy for quite a while now although that is what I thought I was ...

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Abolish minimum wage laws?

Abolish minimum wage laws?

Ryan Bourne argues that the minimum wage should be abolished for various categories of less productive employees, e.g. the long term unemployed and youths. I ...

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Mitch McConnell Wants to Give Tax Break Extensions to “People” With $7.9 Trillion in Their Mattresses

Mitch McConnell Wants to Give Tax Break Extensions to “People” With $7.9 Trillion in Their Mattresses

When politicians talk about the need for tax breaks for businesses, we are always to assume it is because business is struggling and needs ...

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Raise The Minimum Wage?  Why Bother?

Raise The Minimum Wage? Why Bother?

I don’t know what all the fuss is about raising the minimum wage anyway because . . .   If there is a raise in ...

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Only Question Remaining About Torture: Why Would Anyone Defend It?

Only Question Remaining About Torture: Why Would Anyone Defend It?

The recent Washington Post article reporting some of the details of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on the use of torture by the CIA ...

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Mid-East Talks Cancelled

Mid-East Talks Cancelled

Sec. of State John Kerry’s talks with the Palestinian Authorities Pres. Mahmoud Abbas were cancelled earlier today by Abbas, or by both. We do ...

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“If we are faithful to our country, if we acquiesce, with good will, in the decisions of the majority, and the nation moves in mass in the same direction, although it may not be that which every individual thinks best, we have nothing to fear from any quarter."” Thomas Jefferson

Please Leak CIA Torture Report!

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A good op-ed in The Guardian by Trevor Timm pleading that some official in the government release a full copy of the report on the torture of prisoners captured under the guise of the war on terror. Though voted to be released by the Senate Intelligence Committee, a leak of the full report will be …

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ECB to do QE?

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European Central Bank might do Quantitative Easing. That raises a question as follows. Stimulus can be implemented by, 1, cutting interest rates (the favoured ECB tool to date), 2, by standard fiscal policy (borrow and spend) or 3, combining fiscal and monetary policy, i.e. simply having the government / central bank machine print money and …

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Does God Still Protect And Bless America?

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DOES GOD STILL BLESS AMERICA? Some of the idiots on the extreme right wing of American Politics ask the question about whether God still has His protective Hand over the affairs of The United States which they contend was founded as a “Christian” nation – – but which, in all reality, has never been anywhere …

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Vince Cable blunders.

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Vince Cable, the UK’s “Business Secretary”, is currently in the lime light because he sold off (i.e. privatised) the postalsystem, Royal Mail at much less than market value. But there is a more serious and damaging policy he has pursued for a year or two, namely opposing improvements in bank capitalratios, with a view to …

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The framers didn’t want a balance of powers

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The framers didn’t want a balance of powers Since speech is free … although usable speech is a kings ransom and drawn against all the gold of all the fools  …. Since speech is free and the corporate bodies of incorporated wholes … sort of a mass socialistic feeding set up ….. are free to …

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#TheoryThursday: We Are A Movement of Movements

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This piece was written for our contemporary myriad movements, but it is particularly poignant in regards to the Wave Of Action, which is attempting to tap into the incredible creativity around the globe. As events, actions, and images are being crafted, remember to look for opportunities to strategically collaborate with one another. We can …

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