Articles by: Silence Dogood

Unions And Government Regulation Have Made America Better For The 99% (OP-ED)

Unions And Government Regulation Have Made America Better For The 99% (OP-ED)

Unions brought us some niceties which Americans seem to be taking for granted.

by Silence Dogood· · Current Issues
Racism In Romney’s Statement Over Embassy Attacks Exposed

Racism In Romney’s Statement Over Embassy Attacks Exposed

With Republican efforts to suppress minority, student, and elderly votes are failing to secure Romney’s chance for election, they are falling back on the false notion of the Socialist, Communist, Kenyan, Muslim, who hates America and hates Christians

by Silence Dogood· · Current Issues
Integrity Of Election System Questionable Because Of Super Pacs, Voter I.D. Laws

Integrity Of Election System Questionable Because Of Super Pacs, Voter I.D. Laws

‘Nearly two-thirds of Americans said that they trust government less because big donors have more influence over election officials than average Americans.’

by Silence Dogood· · News
Smaller Government, But At What Cost?

Smaller Government, But At What Cost?

The Tea Party and Republicans are moving forward on their agenda for a smaller government. But what does this mean to us, as Americans? Their theory goes, with a smaller government, less taxes will be needed to be collected. Since Americans have an aversion to taxes, the general public tend to go along with this theory.

Deconstructing Conservative Myths About Socialism, Capitalism, and Who The ‘Job Creators’ Are

Deconstructing Conservative Myths About Socialism, Capitalism, and Who The ‘Job Creators’ Are

Conservatives have taken to a new spin on truth, by refashioning definitions of words and terms in order to provoke new connotations. Socialism is now defined as a government take over, Capitalism is now defined as patriotic, and the wealthy are now defined as job creators. But simply redefining these words will not change their true meaning, it is only myth making.

Disrespect And Dehumanization In Societal Discourse

Disrespect And Dehumanization In Societal Discourse

Devolving from Karl Rove’s tactic and President George W. Bush’s proclamation, ‘You are either with us, or against us,’ societal discourse has hit new lows.

Breaking News: Capital One Drops Rush

Breaking News: Capital One Drops Rush

Capital One joins the ranks of 34 sponsors who have dropped their advertising on the Rush Limbaugh Show.

by Silence Dogood· · News
New Legislation: No To Abortion?  No to Viagra!

New Legislation: No To Abortion? No to Viagra!

Pema Levy from TPM reports Ohio State Senator Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) will introduce a bill restricting Viagra and other erectile dysfunction medications.

by Silence Dogood· · News
Why The Separation Of Church And State Must Be Absolute!

Why The Separation Of Church And State Must Be Absolute!

What happens when child ‘indoctrination’ is not being pursued by a Gay or Liberal agenda, but rather a Christian agenda?

What the GOP Debates Have Taught Me

What the GOP Debates Have Taught Me

All of the GOP contenders are so ingrained in their religious beliefs that it has corrupted their thinking processes and their decision-making abilities. All four of them unconsciously approach government policies in a Christian fashion, one of rewards and punishments.

We're looking at YOU, Red States!

Subsidized & Not Too Bright – What’s The Matter With Alabama?

If Alabama hates ‘socialism’ so much, why do they keep taking money from blue states?

by Silence Dogood· · News
Why Occupy Wall Street Is Identical To The American Revolution, Part II

Why Occupy Wall Street Is Identical To The American Revolution, Part II

Occupy Wall Street is proving to be identical to the beginnings of the American Revolution. There will be no silencing of our voices, and any attempt to demonize the 99% is truly un-American. This article represents the second of a multi-part series of articles demonstrating this point.

Republicans Attempt To Limit Freedom of Speech And Women’s Rights

Republicans Attempt To Limit Freedom of Speech And Women’s Rights

It is ironic how the self-proclaimed ‘Freedom Loving’ Republicans are attacking our First Amendment, specifically the Freedom of Speech. In attempt to squash a citizen’s personal responsibility and to further institute governmental intrusions between you and your doctor, Republican Senator Jim DeMint is attempting to prohibit private discussions between a doctor and their patient on abortion over the internet.

by Silence Dogood· · News
Why Occupy Wall Street Is Analogous To The American Revolution

Why Occupy Wall Street Is Analogous To The American Revolution

Where the Tea Party’s protests against TARP were directed only towards President Obama, Occupy Wall Street protests are directed to those elite few who have corrupted our government to suit their whims. Occupy Wall Street is a revolution in the making, as opposed to the Tea Party who only wanted to alienate liberals and Democrats.

What Is Happening To Our Society?

What Is Happening To Our Society?

Those who form their opinions upon facts and evidence are not quite as quick to assert they are right. They keep an open mind and their opinions are not set in stone. When proven wrong through logic or reason, they alter their viewpoint. They are not righteous, but are open to civil discourse in their discussions.

by Silence Dogood· · News
Rick Scott Subsidizing Class Warfare

Rick Scott Subsidizing Class Warfare

Remember when Florida Governor Rick Scott instituted mandatory drug testing on welfare recipients? It was based upon the premise that it would save money by not having to pay benefits to those who were on drugs. Well, it turned out that 96% of welfare recipients are drug free.

by Silence Dogood· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
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Sarah Palin Proposed 0% Corporate Income Tax and Bachmann Is Open To Idea

Sarah Palin called for the complete elimination of the federal corporate income tax during a speech in Iowa this past week. ‘This is how we break the back of crony capitalism because it feeds off corporate welfare, which is just socialism for the very rich,’ she said.

by Silence Dogood· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
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Does the Christian Coalition Really Endorse Slavery?

American Way is moving their offices and are archiving all the random material they have collected over the years, one of the things they have found was a Christian Coalition leadership manual from 1990. This little gem either endorses slavery explicitly, or at least argues that work relationships should be modeled after those Bible verses that clearly endorse slavery.

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Republicans’ Opposition To Christianity

Religious Republicans take center stage for the Presidential Primary, despite their great divide over Christian beliefs. While American conservatives call for even more deregulation, Pope Benedict XVI is calling for a more equitable, fair, and regulated economy, saying ‘[T]he economy cannot be measured only by maximization of profit but rather according to the common good.’

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Palin Agrees With Perry on ‘Treasonous’ Fed

Governor Rick Perry of Texas was caught issuing an nondescript threat against Federal Chairman Ben Bernanke, implicating his actions to stimulate the economy are ‘treasonous.’ Perry stated, ‘If this guy prints more money between now and the election, I dunno what y’all would do to him in Iowa but we would treat him pretty ugly down in Texas.’ Former Governor Sarah Palin appeared in an interview with Lou Dobbs on Fox News and readily agreed with Perry.