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Amid The Architecture Of Declining Capitalism: Memes, Death Genes And Real Estate Schemes

Amid The Architecture Of Declining Capitalism: Memes, Death Genes And Real Estate Schemes

The recent pepper spraying ‘incident’ at the University of California at Davis represents more than an opportunity to create a cleverly photoshopped, viral meme. The act is part and parcel of a larger collective mindset–a proclivity towards authoritarian overreaction now deeply internalized in daily life in the U.S.

Michele Bachmann Says A Gay Man Can Get Married, But Only To A Woman (VIDEO)

Michele Bachmann Says A Gay Man Can Get Married, But Only To A Woman (VIDEO)

On Wednesday during a town hall event in Iowa at the Waverly Pizza Ranch, Bachmann was questioned by an attendee named Jane Schmidt. Schmidt, the president of Waverly High School Gay Straight Alliance, asked Bachmann why gay couples can’t marry. Bachmann claimed that same sex couples have no right to wed, and that gay people can marry as long as it is to a person of the opposite sex.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Republicans on Romney…Snub The Mormon. Gingrich On The Rise, Ron Paul’s New Attack On Newt…It’s A Three Way Bloodfest

Republicans on Romney…Snub The Mormon. Gingrich On The Rise, Ron Paul’s New Attack On Newt…It’s A Three Way Bloodfest

Yes I said it, but their actions suggest it! This is the underlying truth behind the right wing’s resistance to Mitt Romney; that he is a Mormon.

by Teeluck Sooknarine· · News
Waking A Sleeping Giant: The Occupy Movement

Waking A Sleeping Giant: The Occupy Movement

In times of great need, Americans have answered the call to action in the effort to push America towards a brighter future. This is one of those times. On November 17, 2011, Americans across the country took to the streets and began a massive day of protests against corporate greed, corrupt politicians, big banks, and the top 1%.

Pepper Spray, Riot Gear And The Smearing Of Occupy Wall Street

Pepper Spray, Riot Gear And The Smearing Of Occupy Wall Street

Those damn hippies MUST be dangerous! Look at how the police have had to respond!

We Are The Government

We Are The Government

I have been thinking about this whole concept of distrusting and downright hating of the government that was politicized by President Ronald Reagan. All government is bad, all private industry is good.

Mayor Bloomberg Calls NYPD His ‘Own Army’

Mayor Bloomberg Calls NYPD His ‘Own Army’

Last night, Billionaire media mogul turned billionaire Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, said something that many of us who have followed Occupy Wall Street, and I assume many that live in Harlem, have suspected for a while, ‘I have my own army in the NYPD.’

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Rush Limbaugh Refers To People Who Aren’t White, Working Families As ‘Losers In Life’ (AUDIO)

Rush Limbaugh Refers To People Who Aren’t White, Working Families As ‘Losers In Life’ (AUDIO)

Rush Limbaugh is known for his inflammatory rhetoric, and race-baiting. Limbaugh went into a tirade today, stating that Obama is abandoning the votes of ‘working, white families’ in favor of the ‘losers in life.’

by Matthew Desmond· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
Texas To Execute Another Innocent Man? State Denies DNA Testing For The Condemned

Texas To Execute Another Innocent Man? State Denies DNA Testing For The Condemned

Truth, Justice and the American Way are in short supply in Texas.

by Walt Dismay· · News
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
Is It Time To Go A Step Further? Is It Time For A General Strike?

Is It Time To Go A Step Further? Is It Time For A General Strike?

I once had a boss who refused to give me a raise the year he and his wife bought a big, expensive house. ‘You have done a great job for us this year. I don’t know what we’d do without you, but we just can’t afford it right now,’ he said.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Even In The Most Conservative Districts, Tea Party Support Drops

Even In The Most Conservative Districts, Tea Party Support Drops

I bet the Tea Party didn’t see this coming. According to new Pew Research polls, the Tea Party is losing support across the country, even among base voters in their own districts.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Glenn Beck Endorses Michele Bachmann. Does Anyone Care? (VIDEO)

Glenn Beck Endorses Michele Bachmann. Does Anyone Care? (VIDEO)

Yesterday Glenn Beck went on The O’Reilly Factor, to explain why he supports and will vote for (but doesn’t officially endorse) Michele Bachmann.

by Matthew Desmond· · Information and Resources, News
Ann Coulter Attacks Cain Accuser, Because ‘She’s An Unemployed Single Mother’ (VIDEO)

Ann Coulter Attacks Cain Accuser, Because ‘She’s An Unemployed Single Mother’ (VIDEO)

During an interview last night on Fox News, with Sean Hannity, Coulter was chomping at the bit to discuss Ginger White, the woman claiming that she had a 13 year affair with Herman Cain.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Overthrowing Carter

Overthrowing Carter

President Carter was rising in the polls in October, 1980, and had closed the gap with Ronald Reagan. Carter was confident of re-election because Iran, in secret talks with Assistant Secretary of State Warren Christopher in Turkey, had agreed to release the 52 American hostages they had been holding for more than a year.

Gee, Herm, Is That Any Way To Treat A ‘Friend?’

Gee, Herm, Is That Any Way To Treat A ‘Friend?’

From what I’ve learned, Cain did not help White get a job; from what I’ve learned, Cain did nothing to assist her with her financial difficulties (except play fast and loose with promises and lavish her with gifts); from what I’ve learned, she was kicked to the curb when Cain decided he had what it took to be president; and from what I’m seeing now, he doesn’t want to know from her, and is allowing his camp to continue to run a smear campaign on someone he viewed as a friend. The same financial issues Ms. White had that, according to Cain, drew him to her are now what he’s using to smear her. Some friend.

by Julie Driscoll· · News
George Bush and Tony Blair Found Guilty Of War Crimes

George Bush and Tony Blair Found Guilty Of War Crimes

George W. Bush and Tony Blair were both found guilty of War Crimes, in a Malaysian War Crimes Tribunal. The Kuala Lampur War Crimes Tribunal, as reported here by Ottawacitizen.com, issued a statement in which they said…’The Tribunal deliberated over the case and decided unanimously that the first accused George Bush and second accused Blair have been found guilty of crimes against peace’

by Teeluck Sooknarine· · News
Senator Udall (D-NM). Image from http://www.capitolreportnewmexico.com/?p=6717

US Senate Votes To Keep Provision Allowing Military To Lock Up Americans Without Trial Or Being Charged

On Tuesday, the United States Senate, by a vote of 60 to 38, voted down the Udall Amendment, which would have deleted a controversial provision in the National Defense Authorization Act that allows the military to arrest and lock up Americans indefinitely without charge or trial.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
This Is Why These Republican Presidential Hopefuls Are Dangerous and Unsuitable For The Office

This Is Why These Republican Presidential Hopefuls Are Dangerous and Unsuitable For The Office

This is by far the worst Republican lineup I have ever seen. I say this not because I think they are bad people…just stupid people.

Michele Bachmann tells a crowd that if she were elected President she would bring gas prices down to $1 per gallon. Image from http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2011/10/am-alert-michele-bachmann-california-cap-and-trade-jennifer-siebel-newsom.html

Top Ten Dumbest Michele Bachmann Quotes

It takes a special kind of woman to trump Sarah Palin in dumb quotes, and Michele Bachmann is that woman. And to make matters more frightening, Bachmann’s actually pinky-swear serious about running for President.