Articles by: Mitchell S. Gilbert

A Victory for the 99%:  Police Refuse to Evict 103 Year Old Woman (VIDEO)

A Victory for the 99%: Police Refuse to Evict 103 Year Old Woman (VIDEO)

Yesterday, when police arrived at the home of 103 year old Vita Lee and her 83-year-old daughter, they took one look at the elderly women and simply said, ‘no way.’ Unfortunately, just the sight of the police and movers was a bit too much for Vita’s daughter who was rushed to the hospital.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Afghan Police Bully & Humiliate Cross-Dressing Man  (VIDEO)

Afghan Police Bully & Humiliate Cross-Dressing Man (VIDEO)

Unfortunately, it’s not criminal behavior that bullies like these concern themselves with, it’s all about degrading another person.

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Republicans Don’t Like to Be Confronted With the Truth (VIDEO)

Republicans Don’t Like to Be Confronted With the Truth (VIDEO)

Republican Representative, Donald Young (AK), matches wits with Douglas Brinkley and loses.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Justices Scalia & Thomas Don’t Care If You Know; They Are Working for the 1%

Justices Scalia & Thomas Don’t Care If You Know; They Are Working for the 1%

What was noteworthy about last Thursday evening’s Federalist Society dinner was who, all these plutocrats chose to honor: Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia.

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What Do Right Wing American Christian Groups And Some Russian Officials Have In Common?

What Do Right Wing American Christian Groups And Some Russian Officials Have In Common?

Janet Crouse, a spokeswoman for Concerned Women of America, reminded us last week that her organization is also just a front for promoting bigotry.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Angry Bully Poses As A Teacher

Angry Bully Poses As A Teacher

The job of a teacher is to: inform, enlighten, inspire, encourage and help a child to become a wiser, better human being. Do you see that happening in this classroom? Is that person posing as a teacher for real? How sad that this boy had to take the video before anyone would believe how his ‘teacher’ was treating him.

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Another Trigger Happy Oakland Cop is Caught on Video Shooting a Peaceful Protester (VIDEO)

Another Trigger Happy Oakland Cop is Caught on Video Shooting a Peaceful Protester (VIDEO)

Another shameful video has now gone viral on You Tube showing yet another unjustified shooting of a peaceful Occupy protester by Oakland policeman.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
How Republican Loyalty To Their Masters Is Destroying America

How Republican Loyalty To Their Masters Is Destroying America

This short story offers a parable about the politics of a small town where one rich family was able to protect themselves and their financial bottom-line by controlling the local media and making sure that they ‘owned’ as many local elected officials as possible.

Iowa Voters Asked: Ask the Candidate What Homosexual Sex Acts Are OK With Her? (video)

Iowa Voters Asked: Ask the Candidate What Homosexual Sex Acts Are OK With Her? (video)

Observe American politics long enough, and you too will come to appreciate the hypocrisy of political conservatives and the myth that they own the proverbial moral high ground.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
A Child Owes a Parent Nothing; A Parent Owes A Child Everything

A Child Owes a Parent Nothing; A Parent Owes A Child Everything

While interracial marriage may no longer be unusual or frowned upon in our society, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner still has some refreshing ideas to teach us.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · Political Rants
Prior to Being Beaten, 15 Year Old Gay Student Asks: “Why Are You Doing This To Me?”

Prior to Being Beaten, 15 Year Old Gay Student Asks: “Why Are You Doing This To Me?”

Zach’s mother, Rebecca Collins, wants the world to know that her 15-year-old son was beaten earlier this week at his Chillicothe, Ohio, high school because he is gay. Another student recorded the confrontation on his/her cell phone. What we hear and see is frightening and shameful:

Gay Man Beaten And Burned Alive

Gay Man Beaten And Burned Alive

Stuart Walker, 28, was the Assistant Manager of the Royal Hotel in Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland. The UK Mail is reporting that someone or some group of people, decided to beat Walker in the early morning hours of Saturday, burn him alive and then tie his body to lamp post.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Tyler Clementi was only 18 years old when he took his own life.

Parents of Gay Suicide Seek Justice, Not Revenge

In a statement issued this past Monday, the Clementi’s state that this case should not be about whether or not Ravi’s actions were responsible for their son’s death, but whether Ravi was guilty of criminal behavior. To put it more succinctly, Jane and Joseph Clementi want justice, not revenge.

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If David Duke Can’t Be On Mainstream TV & Radio, Why Is Pat Buchanan?

If David Duke Can’t Be On Mainstream TV & Radio, Why Is Pat Buchanan?

What kind of political pundit would you expect to hear on a radio talk-show sponsored by neo-Nazis? What kind of author, wants to sell his latest book to an audience composed of white supremacists, Holocaust deniers and Christian militiamen?

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Would ‘He’ Support the OWS Movement?  Judge for Yourself

Would ‘He’ Support the OWS Movement? Judge for Yourself

In our day these economic truths have become accepted as self-evident. We have accepted, so to speak, a second Bill of Rights under which a new basis of security and prosperity can be established for all—regardless of station, race, or creed.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich Denies the Obvious: He Could Have Prevented The Exotic Animal Tragedy

Ohio Gov. John Kasich Denies the Obvious: He Could Have Prevented The Exotic Animal Tragedy

As a result of that inaction, convicted animal abuser, Terry Thompson was able to acquire his own private zoo that included over 50 animals. Many, were large, exotic and endangered animals, native too much warmer climates. Most of Thompson’s wild animals were forced to live in tiny cages.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Slick Video Tries To Portray Occupy Wall Street Protesters As Jew Haters

Slick Video Tries To Portray Occupy Wall Street Protesters As Jew Haters

Any intellectually honest person who has watched Fox Noise on occasion, knows all too well that many social and political conservatives are masterful at denying facts and spinning the truth to serve their agenda. (E.G. The entire U.S. debt was created during President Obama’s term in office.)

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We’ve Lost Yet Another Unhappy Gay Teen

We’ve Lost Yet Another Unhappy Gay Teen

How many more have to die? When a child has a physical illness, do friends and family members hope that he/she will get better? Or do they get him/her the medical attention needed? Depression and being the victim of bullying also require immediate attention.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Driver Throws Mom And Her Crying Baby Off a Public Bus (VIDEO)

Driver Throws Mom And Her Crying Baby Off a Public Bus (VIDEO)

Maybe the Oregon bus driver was just in a bad mood. Maybe she hates kids; maybe she’s just crazy. Whatever the reason, this public bus driver apparently had enough of a crying baby and ordered the mother to leave ‘her’ bus. In protest, all the other passengers on the crowded bus chose to leave on their own.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Who Is Guilty of Heresy: Occupy Wall Street or Those Who Believe In the Omnipotence of Capitalism?

Who Is Guilty of Heresy: Occupy Wall Street or Those Who Believe In the Omnipotence of Capitalism?

Who are the real heretics in this country? The people challenging corporate power and greed or the people who have made Wall Street their god?