Daily Topics - Friday October 15th, 2010

Quote of the Day: Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people. -- Harry Emerson Fosdick

"Anything Goes on Townhall Fridays!" Please welcome 620AM KPOJ's Carl Wolfson and Adam Klugman filling in for Thom Hartmann today!

Hour Two: Did you know that I.C.E. is operating secret detention facilities and courts? Dr. Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff of Project Censored will be here www.projectcensored.org

Hour Three: "A Renegade History of the United States" - Professor Thaddeus Russell will be here talking about his brilliant new book www.thaddeusrussell.com

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pahrumplife 9 years 42 weeks ago
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Material to ponder on this "anything goes" Friday

Yes, by all means, register to vote; vote, weed out spineless candidates but Work to Create the Condition that Genuinely Makes Your Vote Count

Simply put, votes that are not counted in the final tally don’t count in the election. And today, elections can be designed to change and thereby eliminate your thoughtful vote and then use it as a vote for your political opponent. Clearly the best way of circumventing the malignity of fraud by voting machines, is just not to use voting machines; instead, “publicly monitored and publicly counted paper ballots” should be the voting method in order to realize clean and healthy elections.

Here find videos from Princeton University and UCSB that show the tamper-ease afforded by voting machines and the manifold probabilities of rigging elections; please view them and then, in any humanistic way that you can, work to eliminate voting machines and support, instead, the use of the simple and reliable monitor-friendly paper ballot.

Apparently, without an honest vote count, greedy corporate tricksters have eliminated the people’s say in government. The result is the USA becoming a corporatocracy/oligarchy of United Slaves and Aristocrats. The catch 22 is: how do you change from this cyber status quo? You can’t very well have a voters’ referendum to change from voting machines to paper ballots if rigged voting machines are used in the referendum. The Videos follow:

Complete Princeton presentation: http://citp.princeton.edu/voting/advantage/video.html

Overview and dramatization

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsfG3KPrD1I

UCSB: How your vote can be compromised.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWDEZqqqBHE

UCSB next: How your vote can be compromised.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=moEsgdzZ19c&NR=1

The mysterious tamper-friendly (apparently designed for deceit and quick modification) voting machines are just too tempting for vote stealers to steal votes in many known and possibly yet unknown ways. The People want paper ballots counted and verified in an open public place. The rules should not be made by those who would break the rules. Shouldn’t everyone in the United States want fair elections? In light of the above studies, it appears that anyone advocating voting machines should be suspect as one who condones cheating or who at least can be persuaded when a highly influential person or corporation tells him or her not to worry but to “go ahead and run for office; and if you really want to help our mutual cause – be it religion or corporate exclusivity – we will guarantee that you win the election. Come on it’ll be fun!”

These opportunists with high buck personal agendas and their high tech stumbling-block machines - designed to create a loss of footing for political opponents - may be anywhere on the political scaffold that is advantageous to them, pervasive or intermittent on various levels. So eliminate cross-party Corporatocracy-aiding voting machines; they can be fixed and they appear to be costing taxpayers elections and big big bucks much better used elsewhere.

Web pages for backup

http://citp.princeton.edu/voting/advantage/

http://citp.princeton.edu/studies/voting/

gerald's picture
gerald 9 years 42 weeks ago
#2

We can see Harry Emerson Fosdick's quote comes to life in our military men and women.

gerald's picture
gerald 9 years 42 weeks ago
#3

Please take the time to read this article and its subsections.

http://www.networklobby.org/issues/economic-justice

gerald's picture
gerald 9 years 42 weeks ago
#6

Teens see an unfair American government. They see an unfair life in the United States of Mortal Sin. America's unfair policies and practices are losing a generation of teenagers who will require best mental health attention for many years.

gerald's picture
gerald 9 years 42 weeks ago
#7

May God have mercy on the United States of Hell!!!

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gerald 9 years 42 weeks ago
#8

The 2010 midterms will see an epic slaughter of the Democratic Party. Obama will be a one term president. He has totally dismantled the the Democratic Party. The Grand Experiment has failed.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_ap_poll_obama_voters

gerald's picture
gerald 9 years 42 weeks ago
#9

War and Our Youth

On October 16, 2010 I heard a homily at Mass. It was on prayer. Prayer must be focused and pointed. Prayer is a communication with God. We are to pray and not lose heart. “Ask and it will be given to you, everyone who asks receives” is a statement of faith. I pray every day for justice and peace. The odds for justice and peace are not good because the United States of Mortal Sin is the most evil, vile, and wicked nation on earth. Our country is involved in a one hundred year war and that means we will always be at war. Our children will never know justice and peace in their lifetime. Our children will grow to love war and embrace it. War and the love of war is part of the American psyche. We are a nation of misfits.

Even though our prayers for justice and peace will not be answered, I find the words of wife and cousin sustaining me, such as “in ten years it will not really matter anymore” and we came in at the right time and we are leaving at the right time.”

My God, my God, what have our American government and the American people been doing to our children? Americans will only despair and be relegated to a life of programmed zombies.

idiut 9 years 42 weeks ago
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Anybody know about what Naomi Klein said about Mr. O's presidency today? I just heard a little of it. It sounded like it was really harsh. They showed a picture of her and then a picture of a 60's activist or someone that looked like one. Anyone?

gerald's picture
gerald 9 years 42 weeks ago
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gerald 9 years 42 weeks ago
#12

The above article must be pure BS!!!

gerald's picture
gerald 9 years 42 weeks ago
#13

There has been more talk of our eternal wars. Americans are now conditioned to live with ongoing warfare.

http://original.antiwar.com/engelhardt/2010/10/17/american-warscapes/

gerald's picture
gerald 9 years 42 weeks ago
#15

A Mortal Sin country has two objectives - to enslave the world population and to take-over the world's natural resources and one goal - world domination.

http://www.opednews.com/articles/New-War-Rumors-U-S-Plans-by-Rick-Rozoff-101015-387.html

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