Virginia declares “emperor has no clothes”: nullifies NDAA

Virginia’s Senate voted today (39-1) to nullify NDAA 2012 provisions to seize American citizens at the dictate of the federal executive branch. They joined the House’s 96-4 vote. Do an Internet news search for this story (like this); you won’t find any corporate media coverage. This is what Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld meant with Information Operations […]

Does anyone else see the irony?

Did anyone else see the irony in today’s news?  I listened to five minutes on why the Republicans passed restrictions on voting in Florida.  One of those restrictions was to limit the “early voting.”  Early voting allows working people to vote without missing work.  Other restrictions made it harder to register people to vote.  What […]

DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE WITH DEMOCRACY AND THREE URGENT PLEAS

  DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE WITH DEMOCRACY AND THREE URGENT PLEAS Sheila Parks, Ed.D. Democracy. Who used to have it in the USA, and who has it now? People with white skin privilege?  People who were born male?  People with piles of money, much of it stolen from other people’s labor? I often hear European Americans […]

Corporate funded fascists working hard to defeat American workers

The fascists at Fox work non-stop, 24/7 to bring their message of corporate fascism to a bewildered American population.  They also work day and night to advise their supplicant coin-operated politicians how to divide and conquer the working class in the interest of corporatiziing the state. The truth of the matter is that we are […]

Detroit: Keith Johnson current 'manager' of the Detroit Federation of Teachers and Robert Bobb, Eli Broad 'shill' threaten to expel opposition

Oppositional candidate for DFT president, Steve Conn pictured in the middle Defend Public Education / Save Our Students will meet Saturday 4:30 pm at 19484 James Couzens 1. Hear first-hand reports about the Lansing protests, and perspectives and plans  to continue the fight, including the March 4 National Day of Action in Defense of Public Education, and […]

Lessons, What Can We Learn From Egypt?

The BBC is trying to get comments from their people in Egypt this a.m.  Their communication is repeatedly being cut off.  Mubarak is gone, but look who is in place—the military.  The military was a close ally of Mubarak for thirty years.  I understand what the demands of the people over there are.  They were […]

Violent Gun Rhetoric Criticized in Wake of Assassination Attempt on Congresswoman Giffords

Gabrielle Giffords, a Democratic Congresswoman from Arizona, was shot in the back of the head by a 22 year old man named Lee Loughner. Six other people were also shot dead and eighteen others were injured. Representative Giffords is in critical condition, lying in a Tucson hospital. Former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin published a controversial […]

Detroit Federation of Teachers: Run-off for president

Detroit teachers union election fails to name president Micki Steele / The Detroit News Officials of the Detroit Federation of Teachers had hoped to announce election results today, but no single candidate for any of the six offices received a majority of the vote. Runoff elections are planned in early January, said Cass Technical High […]