so the mainstream media wants us to justify the movement? Frankly this is a stupid and rhetorical question. The main stream media is playing coy with us and I don't feel compelled or obligated to answer them. Why should we? Are they going to help bring awareness to the movement? No, they are going to exploit our agenda to their advantage for ratings. I could care less that they want us to explain ourselves. I have expected the mainstream media to inform the public of the important issues surrounding our everyday lives and they have failed miserably.
On October 3rd new emails were released that revealed a disturbingly cozy relationship between the State Department and the big oil lobbyists behind the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline. And all the evidence suggests that they will approve the pipeline, which would carry the highly toxic tar sands oil across America's heartland.
After reading this Liberty Tree and Democracy Now announcement (if you haven't already done so) you will find that you can contribute to an important and growing movement. Numbers count. Here's the URL for the entire mailing and also a few lines from it:
A European call to resist financial dictatorship
20 August 2011 By Les invités de Mediapart
This petition was initiated by Mediapart readers after exchanges on the subject. European citizens are welcome to sign it. It can be printed, put on line and circulated in any way provided that its original form is respected. There is an enclosed charter so that anyone willing to sign may read the conditions of signing, releasing, circulating and further reading of the petition.
A EUROPEAN CALL TO RESIST FINANCIAL DICTATORSHIP
Since progressives seem to hate corporate greed and the wealthy maybe its time for them to start a new country and let the greedy money mongering United States wallow in its own profit feces. Hey all you mental midgets try to read Ayn Rands "Atlas Shrugged". If it wasn't for all those filthy rich people I guess all of you would not have jobs would you? The next time you see a poor person on the street stop and ask if they are hiring.
We Petition the Obama Administration
to Announce and Implement the
Once upon a time, physicians had a great idea: get the government allow a group of them to control licensing for their profession. By restricting their numbers, they could keep their own salaries higher. Initially, this worked pretty well (for their members), and the arguments were palatable for consumers: Do want someone with no formal medical education cutting your abdomen open and rummaging around inside?
New version of an old favorite of mine - dedicated to the thousands of people finally taking to the streets! I hope it turns into millions.