Articles by: Randle Aubrey

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Devastation Plagues Postwar Iraq, U.S. Corporate Media Is Silent

It seems clear now, that our occupation of Iraq was never meant to be temporary, at least not in the hearts and the minds of those responsible for it.

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The Company Store Redux: Are Fast Food Corporations Reinforcing America’s Culture Of Dependency?

The Company Store Redux: Are Fast Food Corporations Reinforcing America’s Culture Of Dependency?

Do you know how Wal- Mart became so successful? Well fast food companies are guilty of the same economy-destroying crimes-SNAP subsidizing payroll.

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Paper Tiger Politics: Conservative Pundit Admits Republicans Lie About Everything (VIDEO)

Did right-wing pundit Ben Domenech just tell MSNBC’s Chris Hayes the GOP is built on a foundation of lies? Here’s a moment the liberal media missed.

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Doing Journalism Wrong: New York Post Cites Single, Unnamed Source For Schwarzenegger 2016 POTUS Bid

Doing Journalism Wrong: New York Post Cites Single, Unnamed Source For Schwarzenegger 2016 POTUS Bid

Fact or fiction: Schwarzenegger POTUS bid? The New York Post reported today that action star alum and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has reportedly been lobbying for support to change federal law in order to pursue a 2016 presidential bid. If you paid any attention in civics class, you’ll recall […]

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Niels Gerson Lohman: Privilege, Perspective And America’s National Security Complex

When Gerson Lohman was barred from crossing the US border, his angry blog post went viral. But millions of people of color get stopped by customs every day.

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Even if they lose the fight over Obamacare, “Obama has little reason to engage Boehner until the latter supplies more specifics.." For the GOP, this is big.
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The Government Shutdown: For Republicans, It’s Bigger Than Obamacare

(PHOTO) “I don’t want to abolish government. I simply want to reduce it to the size where I can drag it into the bathroom and drown it in the bathtub.” –Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform, 2004 “We’re not going to be disrespected. We have to get something out of this. […]

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Michele Bachmann Calls Obamacare The ‘Crack Cocaine Of Dependency’

Michele Bachmann Calls Obamacare The ‘Crack Cocaine Of Dependency’

Compare the health exchanges to crack cocaine? Yes, Michele Bachmann is at it again.

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Is The NYPD The ‘Biggest Gang’ In New York? (VIDEO)

Is The NYPD The ‘Biggest Gang’ In New York? (VIDEO)

Kasiem Walters, spokesperson for Communities For Police Reform (CPR) and the first subject in a series of recent videos promoting reform of New York’s Stop & Frisk Policy, knows a thing or two about gang activity. After all, the eighteen-year-old Brooklyn native has been stopped and frisked by the NYPD more […]

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Does Obama Really Want A War With Syria?

Does Obama Really Want A War With Syria?

What if President Obama doesn’t want to go to Syria as much as he wants everyone to think he does?

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Syrian Military Engagement: Will History Repeat Itself? (VIDEO)

Before we invade Syria and play ‘Cowboys and Muslims’ again, we should consider the other options on the table.

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This Week In False Equivalency: Miley Cyrus Vs. Fukushima

This Week In False Equivalency: Miley Cyrus Vs. Fukushima

This bogus meme is a well-deserved cheap shot to our nation’s obsession with celebrity culture and those responsible for enabling it.

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Whatever horrible treatment Manning has faced in relation to her issues with gender identity as a free man will be a cakewalk compared to what lies ahead. Image @ MSNBC

Chelsea Manning: The Best Of A Bad Situation

Whatever horrible treatment Manning has faced in relation to her issues with gender identity as a free man will be a cakewalk compared to what lies ahead.

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The Obama ‘Betrayal’: How Progressives View The President Through A Racially Tinted Lens (VIDEO)

The Obama ‘Betrayal’: How Progressives View The President Through A Racially Tinted Lens (VIDEO)

The vendetta against Obama by pundits like Sirota and West serve to reinforce their roles as crusaders for justice, but raise the bar for future leaders.

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Stop & Frisk Reform Vetoed By NYC Mayor Bloomberg (VIDEO)

Stop & Frisk Reform Vetoed By NYC Mayor Bloomberg (VIDEO)

Yesterday, Mayor Bloomberg vetoed two important measures meant to curtail the city’s controversial Stop & Frisk Law.

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From the Black Agenda Report

Intellectual Dishonesty & The Death Of The Professional Left

There was once a time where it was permissible to be wrong on the Professional Left. It is up to us to hold them accountable.

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Credit Where Credit Is Due: John McCain Calls Stand Your Ground ‘Very Controversial’ (VIDEO)

Credit Where Credit Is Due: John McCain Calls Stand Your Ground ‘Very Controversial’ (VIDEO)

John McCain hit the Sunday show circuit this past weekend and what he had to say was scandalous by conservative standards – he told the truth.

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Juror B37: Zimmerman’s Psychology Not Considered In Jury Decision (VIDEO)

The bitter truth is that the Zimmerman verdict is not an aberration. The question becomes: do we work within the existing system or work to dismantle it?

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Stand Your Ground: Racism’s Newest Institution

Stand Your Ground: Racism’s Newest Institution

The Zimmerman trial is done. Tensions are high, and a great many people are fed up. But now that we know what we’re up against, where do we go from here?

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