Most every American is familiar with the part of the First Amendment guaranteeing the freedom of religion, or even the freedom of speech, but I thought it was important to elucidate the other 3 of the 5 freedoms outlined by the Founding Fathers. It was no coincidence that they saw these rights as the key to standing up to tyranny and combined them into one item to begin the list of Bill of Rights.
definite need for this
America has heard us through Occupations. They now know they are part of the 99%. Now it's time to show them WHY. And we can detail all the GOP travesties that got us here through miniprotesting's unique brand of curbside activism.
there getting democracy
Myself and another member of Occupy St. Louis produce a weekly podcast called Occupy the Moment, broadcasting in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street and chapters around the world. Occupy the Moment is a news/opinion podcast focusing on the Occupy Movement that is completely independent and unfunded, with no advertising budget, and using free, open source software.
A Capital Idea Part 94: The Freedom Scam
Here is another post about "freedom" as presented in the United States. I have written around the edges of this topic previsouly, but hearing or seeing so many Americans give obligatory "thanks" to our military for the second time in two weeks, made me realize that this is a scam perpetrated by the military-industrial-religious-political complex in the United States, and thus needs to be framed that way. Also, this time, I did some research comparing the "freedom" of the United States to that of other nations.
Bodes well or ill...?