Waging Holy War in the American Apocalypse

Our political system has made both major parties totally unresponsive to the wills of their largest constituents. In an addictive effort to gain and maintain power, politicians of this corporate duopoly have become totally beholden to a small minority of people with seven and eight digit incomes. In America bribery is not only legal but […]

“The Manipulation of Populism by Elitism” (#01)

Neocons 2.0: The problem with Peter Pomerantsev By MARK AMES , 17, 2015 “We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you’re studying that reality — judiciously, as you will — we’ll act again, creating other new realities, which you can study too, and that’s how things will sort […]

Have Faith: Don’t Vote, Delegitimize, Nullify, Organize!

Zapatistas Say Don’t Vote, Organize!   The social movement rejected claims that it supports spoiling ballots, but also denies that it supports the electoral process. The Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) reject calling for an abstention of Mexico’s upcoming midterm summer elections, emphasizing instead the need for people in Mexico to organize. “As the […]

Drowning Reason in Political, Word-smithed, Kitsch

“Kitsch causes two tears to flow in quick succession. The first tear says: How nice to see children running on the grass! The second tear says: How nice to be moved, together with all mankind, by children running on the grass!”― Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being   In kitsch we trust: lies, euphemisms and […]

If Voting Changed Anything…The Sham and the Shame of It

This subject will be getting more attention as we proceed into the thick of the “quadrennial extravaganza.” In general, we have the partisan loyalists who, when pressed, invariably resort to the LOTE argument against their Third Party vote opponents. Since not all of them come at it with equally rabid loyalist convictions, well structured arguments from […]

Sanders Soldiers On For The Status Quo

During the 2008 election my attempts to find out more about candidate Obama led me to Paul Street and he set my hair on fire pitting me against the denizens of firedoglake.com.  I’ve been eagerly awaiting his take on Bernie Sanders, and here it is.   Bernie Sanders Enlists in the Hillary Clinton Campaign By Paul Street @ https://zcomm.org/znetarticle/bernie-sanders-enlists-in-the-hillary-clinton-campaign/ Last […]

America Refuses to Face up to Its «Death Squads» in Blue

By Wayne Madsen – The riots in Baltimore have been presented as held covertly by gangs. Wayne Madsen shows that it is actually a popular revolt -not just the black community- against oppression. Baltimore Police was formed to repress of dissidents by Israel, on the model of the repression of the Palestinian resistance. Baltimore Police […]

Not Your Regular Evening News

This one takes the cake ! – Swift covert maneuvering is including an anti boycott Israel clause in Free Trade Agreements ! U.S. lawmakers are quietly advancing legislation that would penalize international participation in the growing movement to boycott, divest from, and sanction (BDS) Israel for human rights abuses against Palestinians. Pro-Israel Clause Added To […]

Jill Stein 2016 – And a Different Kind of Green?

We want to hear from you. Do you have ideas for moving the campaign forward? Can you offer help? Do have question that needs to be answered? Just let us know. Important or frequent questions will become part of our FAQ page. Get in touch with us. Your Message: ____________________ http://www.jill2016.com/contact_us   Jill Stein received […]

What Do They Have to Do to Lose Your Vote? — The Trail of Broken Promises

It’s memory lane, I know, but no less pertinent today then it was in 2008. It could be filed under “lessons not learned” but, as such, it carries value for the next, and up-and-coming round of the Dem establishment herding the party skeletons into their deepest and dankest closets. by MATT GONZALEZ Counterpunch: OCTOBER 29, 2008 Watching […]

Paid to Lose — The Progressive Movement is a PR Front for Rich Democrats

by JOHN STAUBER Counterpunch, WEEKEND EDITION MARCH 15-17, 2013 There is good news in the Boston Globe today for the managers, development directors, visionaries, political hacks and propaganda flacks who run “the Progressive Movement.”   More easy-to-earn and easy-to-hide soft money, millions of dollars,  will be flowing to them from super rich Democrats and business corporations.  […]