The 1% Rules Through Corporations

  NSA’s PRISM                                       The 1% Rules Through Corporations    By Steven Miller   Edward Snowden’s courageous exposure of how NSA routinely intercepts the communications of private American citizens threatens to expose how corporations rule America. More political exposures are promised. The situation is not yet under control.   This can of worms includes […]

Boston Bombers: All in the CIA Family

  According to Daniel Hopsicker in MadCow Morning News, it turns out Ruslan Tsarni, the uncle of the two alleged Boston bombers, was married to the daughter of former top CIA official Graham Fuller. Uncle Ruslan, in turn, had a decade-long business relationship with Halliburton, the oil company/defense contractor formerly run by Dick Cheney that […]

CISPA and its connections to money

When CISPA reared its ugly head last year, it was soundly defeated. This year, not only is is back, it’s taking more swipes at individual privacy, passing in the House 288-127, with more representatives in favor of the bill and more supporters than last year. As the fight now shifts to the Senate, there are […]

Stockton and the Politics of Austerity

Stockton and the Politics of Austerity We are marking the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. This is equally the anniversary of the media treachery that justified this crime against humanity. In this light, the votes are in for the Donald Rumsfeld Award for Deception in Media for the first week of April. The […]

Rafael Correa slam dunks presidentïal elections in Ecuador: "This victory is yours. It belongs to our families, to our wife, to our friends, our neighbors, the entire nation

Much to the despair of US imperialism, acccording to Associated Press, President Rafael Correa who has spent heavily on the poor, confidently celebrated his second re-election Sunday even before the first official results were announced (http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hgAZhnAGQkQMLxWzzVjkOJ6q0r5g?docId=9610a2d4ce3948eb925a796c7a179818). An exit poll, published just minutes ago gave Correa, who first took office in 2007, 61 percent against 20 percent for […]

Papa John’s, putting profit over people

Papa John’s CEO, John Schnatter, says that, since President Obama has been re-elected and it is unlikely that the Affordable Care Act will be repealed, he will reduce the hours his employees work per week. Instead of raising the cost of a pizza by fifteen cents, Schnatter is, instead, reducing employees hours so that he […]

NPR, are you out of your #*%@- mind????

The real political task in a society such as ours is to criticize the workings of institutions that appear to be both neutral and independent, to criticize and attack them in such a manner that the political violence that has always exercised itself obscurely through them will be unmasked, so that one can fight against […]

THE REPUBLIC’S QUANDARY in 2012 ELECTION

Having difficulty with your vote. Not surprising. 1. I do not want Obama. The past four years show the emptiness of what he was saying in 2008. Although I voted for Obama in 2008-despite being a Nam Vet-because I hoped despite the history of politicians he would bring a change to the Washington D.C. Beltway […]

House wastes time reaffirming importance of religion

Earlier this week, the US House of Representatives spent considerable time proposing a resolution that would reaffirm the importance of religion. Instead of spending their time devising possible ways to fix the economy, they create resolutions reaffirming religious declarations in a country based on secular ideals. “A resolution that ‘reaffirms the importance of religion’—specifically a […]