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Fascism starts in Aurora Colorado- Corporations about to be able to VOTE

http://movetoamend.org/news/city-aurora-co-proposes-giving-corporation-right-vote CORPORATIONS are about to be able to VOTE in Aurora Colorado. Fascism in the making and no one is talking about it.

Corporation to get right to vote in Aurora, Co

It has finally happened. A corporation is demanding and the city counsel of Aurora, Colorado, is considering giving the corporation the right to vote. Here is the text of the bill - "WITH RESPECT TO ANY TAXABLE OR REAL PERSONAL PROPERTY WITHIN THE AREA OR PROPOSED AREA WHOSE OWNER IS NOT A NATURAL PERSON, ONE NATURAL PERSON WHO IS QUALIFIED TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN THE GENERAL ELECTIONS IN THIS STATE AND IS DESIGNATED BY SUCH OWNER TO VOTE FOR SUCH OWNER, WHETHER SUCH NATURAL PERSON RESIDES IN THE AREA OR PROPOSED AREA OR NOT.

GOP power rankings 8/21/11

Howdy, Mr. Perry!!!

Rick Perry officially joins the race, Romney is business as usual, Bachmann promises $2 dollar gas while Huntsman prepares for his last stand...

This week's rankings:

'Ex-Evangelical Denounces Michele Bachmann & Calls Christian Reconstructionist Politics "Anti-American"' - from Democracy Now!

Frank Schaeffer appeared on Democracy Now! on August 17th
http://www.democracynow.org/2011/8/17/ex_evangelical_denounces_michele_b...

Recent articles by Frank Schaeffer :

"Michele Bachmann Was Inspired by My Dad and His Christian Reconstructionist Friends — Here’s Why That’s Terrifying."
http://www.alternet.org/teaparty/151960/michele_bachmann_was_inspired_by...

Social Security is threatened or not?

Thom has Bernie Sanders say social security is solvent and fine; then this appears:

Peace through strength is a fallacy: Mark Hatfield

"We seem to have lost sight of the fact that every dollar we spend on bombs and bullets means that we are underfunding programs to meet the Nation's desperate human needs: health care, education, our war on drugs, low income housing, prison construction, AIDS research- all of these things are part of our national defense...

Mr. President, unfortunately we only have had one President of the United States, who in my view, understood national security, national defense. He was a five-star general: Dwight David Eisenhower.

corporate welfare at its worst

We all like to claim that big corporations do not pay their fair share of taxes. In many cases this is true. Rather than make war with corporate America we need to focus on the individual companies that abuse the system. The ones that are in bed with the government in order to get special favors. Isn't it about time that we started naming names?

A question abbout Moderate Muslims and Moderate Islam some Americans say that Moderate Muslims are a Minority my question is doe

A question abbout Moderate Muslims and Moderate Islam some Americans say that Moderate Muslims are a Minority my question is does this even matter because though out history it only takes a Minority to change society ?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberal_and_moderate_movements_within_Islam

The following are 14 reasons why Rick Perry would be a really, really bad president....

The following are 14 reasons why Rick Perry would be a really, really bad president....

#1 Rick Perry is a "big government" politician. When Rick Perry became the governor of Texas in 2000, the total spending by the Texas state government was approximately $49 billion. Ten years later it was approximately $90 billion. That is not exactly reducing the size of government.

CNN: Bilderberg's Zakaria: 'Is it time to abolish the US presidential system?'

CNN: Bilderberg's Zakaria: 'Is it time to abolish the US presidential system?'

http://globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2011/08/17/does-america-need-a-prime-minister/?hpt=hp_c2

Does America need a prime minister?

By Fareed Zakaria, CNN

Ron Paul: Perry Makes Me Look Moderate

Ron Paul: Perry Makes Me Look Moderate

Friday, 19 Aug 2011 09:59 AM

By Newsmax Wires

Federal Reserve critic Ron Paul has hit out at fellow Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry, saying the Texas governor’s views make him “look like a moderate.”

Ron Paul, Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann, Ben Bernanke“I have never once said [Ben] Bernanke has committed treason,” Paul said, referring to comments that Perry made about the Fed chairman.

Lawmaker cites media 'arrogance' for lack of coverage of Ron Paul

Lawmaker cites media 'arrogance' for lack of coverage of Ron Paul
By Bob Cusack - 08/20/11 05:30 AM ET

A Republican congressman is blaming media "arrogance" for the paltry coverage of Rep. Ron Paul's (R-Texas) second-place finish in the Iowa Straw Poll.

Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.), who has endorsed Paul, told the Hill that "fair-minded people don't know why Ron Paul is not given adequate press." He pointed the finger at the "arrogance of certain people in the media who don't think he can win."

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Largest Climate March Ever!

On Sunday, the world's largest climate march took over New York City. In addition to the 400,000 people who showed up to demand change in the Big Apple, hundreds of thousands more joined events in at least 156 counties. From London to Rio to Melbourne to New York, people around the world joined together to demand action on climate change.

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