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Illegal Immigration at a Record Low!

I NEVER hear commentators (including Thom) talk about the huge drop in the illegal immigrant population that has recently occurred.

Now is the time for a blue collar candidate to win!!

Now more than ever do we need representation for the middle class. I am running for the legislature to represent the 9th Bristol District which includes Dartmouth, areas of New Bedford,Freetown and Lakeville.

If anyone knows how much the middle class is under attack, it's me. I come from a working class family. I am a licensed union electrician. I decided to run for this seat because I believe I can make the most positive impact on the lives of the people in my district and in the entire Commonwealth.

Thom's top 2008 Democratic Presidential Candidates


I have wasted enough time trying to sign in, good-bye.

Capitalism is Sucking Us Dry

August 1-2

A Capital Idea Part 22: Capitalism is Sucking Us Dry

Before I move on to write about alternatives to capitalism, or how to regulate it, I have at least one more post about the evils of capitalism.

Fox News press seat

Hi Thom,

A couple days ago I received an email from Credo to sign a petition to not allow Fox the seat left by Helen Thomas. Yesterday, I received another email stating that due to all the signatures, it was decided by the White House Correspondents Association that Fox would not be allowed the seat.

Today in the Oregonian it was announced that Fox would indeed be given that seat.

Any idea whats up with this? I sure would like to know!




Several days ago Tom mentioned that a company in

Traverse City was making a fortune off detainees....?

Anyone remember the details?

Haiti and Liberia

I am going to copy and paste some junk from my journal that I have not edited and briefly mention the relationship of some more recent news items, because its already 9:30pm and of course tomorrow is Monday and I need to shave...

news items: 1) Liberia is in the process of being "IMF-approved", and has not funded the truth and reconciliation commission regarding the civil war and state of affairs leading up to the ouster of Taylor.

Potential "Man in the Middle Attack" for 2010 SC Primary? European Server Detected in SC race.

Hi Thom,

I ran across this conversation on Bradblog showing that a European Server was in use during the SC   (2010)

and  (2008)

Looks a potential Man in the Middle may have been used in SC. and many other sites may follow suite (Over 50 are using SOE today!).

Time to get Bev Harris from and Brad from on ASAP.

We all need to find out if our local counties are using SOE software (aka Clarity).

Goal of The American Educational System - LEARN HOW TO PASS TESTS!

An excellent THINKING speech by a High School Student.

It seems that the American Educational Public School system is interested in one goal and that is to teach students how to pass tests. I can assert this to be true since my daughter is an elementary school teacher and I have heard from her how frustrating it is to be a teacher who is unable to inspire because of the pressure of being forced to only teach how to pass tests.

Tax, and the Richest 1%

Inspection- Of Liars, Damn Liars and Diane Rehm’s Panel

I was cruising down route 28 in the Adirondacks today listening to a Sirius NPR stream. The Diane Rehm Show was on. I occasionally enjoy Diane even though her raspy, wavering, voice can be annoying. But it usually is good radio; despite that. Besides, I understand: it’s a medical condition.

She had on a panel discussing the Shirley Sherrod story, which should really be the right wing media manipulation story starring Andrew Breitbart, but I’m straying a bit from my point: let’s get back on track.

Accountability is important: Join the Aug. 1-2 Fast Against Torture (FAT)

Accountability is pretty much off the radar of the anti-war movement. At the recent United National Peace Conference in Albany, no workshop dealt with the issue of holding accountable those who committed/are committing crimes in our names.

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Should public radio program in the public interest?

NPR is supposed to be our national public radio, but they're barely covering climate issues that are in the public's interest.

Only one month ago, a national New York Times/CBS News poll found that half of all Americans think that global warming is already having a serious impact. Sixty percent of those surveyed even said that protecting our environment should be a priority “even at the risk of curbing economic growth.”