In 2008, I campaigned for Barack Obama. I donated (repeatedly, as much/often as I could afford to) to Barack Obama's campaign. I voted for Barack Obama and celebrated so very much when he was elected. Now, Barack Obama wants me to be "In" on his 2012 Presidential bid.
I am OUT.
Are you sick of how our country is turning to fascism and an elite aristocracy to rule and control the working people without their input? Do you want your Democracy back?
There will be an Egypt style march on DC on 6 October to protest the corporate oligarchy that has captured our government. Join us and stay until we see results. Take the pledge. They can only rule us if we let them.
Thom you need to let people know about this.
We need to organize a "million unemployed march" from K street to the Capitol to demand a constitutional ammendment overturning Citizens United, and to promise to organize against and primary every Democrat who does not get behind this cause. The unemployed today feel isolated, angry, defeated, and powerless. The only way We the People can gain the power back from the Oligarchs is to march 1 million strong on their city and reclaim it as our city. Please spread this idea around.
-Sam from New York City
It's time to stop be apologists for the likes of Obama and start being a protaganist for progressive ideals. The first step will be the hardest: stop rewarding failure by voting for Obama or any other federal lawmaker who insists on maintaining ties to the Democratic Party.
Despite Injuries Gabrielle Giffords back in Full Fundraising mode with calls for “Bipartisanship” when dealing with representatives of Special Interest Groups on a resolution to the fake Debt Ceiling Crisis.
My best well wishes for her continued speedy recovery from her injuries.
the convenience of a deadline.
I’m not kidding. They are going to “give themselves a bail-out” by walking away from their home mortgage and pursue the business of organic hair coloring.
I’m not kidding. His wife got a job teaching English. He was told to get on the plane (his first time ever on an airplane) and "don't ever look back."
During yesterday, August 1, 2011, you had a caller reference American voter apathy and you characterized it along with a reference to a book and author.
Can you repeat the reference please?
The following is an excerpt from Jack London's 1905 essay on "The War of the Classes". Keeping people poor and unemployed is good for the Corporations who exploit their labor. While I do NOT ascribe to Marx's 'solutions' to the Class War I do understand very well how this problem came about. This piece was written by Jack London a little over a century ago and is only 60 pages long (excerpt below is only two and a half pages taken from the greater work). From a common working man's point of view it sums up the problem that existed since the beginning of the
Link to the exchange Thom talked about today which happened December 2010