July 2013

PBS Frontline Propaganda: Bradley Manning was troubled and Iraq War was beyond reproach.

Getting a little shrill on pbs these days.

The lastest Frontline “inside look” Takes the character assassination of Private Bradley Manning to the extreme without a hint of the questioning the morality, ethics or integrity of what he was being forced to do in an illegal war.

James Madison: A Federalist before a Democratic Republican

" ... in his earlier years Madison clearly feared that government by majorities might seriously endanger the rights of minorities. So what was to be done? Madison’s solution included several elements: federalism, a constitution of limited enumerated powers, and, as I have mentioned, the election of representatives."

http://faculty.rcc.edu/sellick/DahlEssay.pdf

we've got issues

If a parliamentary coalition cannot ‘expeditiously activate’ the democratic mechanisms required to resolve demonstrable civil dissatisfaction [!] then it may fall to their military-industrial power base to guarantee the “stability” of public institutions, I suppose. But, the jurisprudential processes and instruments we take for granted are not conveniences all nations enjoy.

Multi-Millionaire 1%’r John Kerry$$$ negotiates punishment for uppity peasant Snowden’s calls for justice.

and the punishment will be coordinated over the global as 1%'rs do

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50150042n

Putin: MASSIVE social outrage over Snowden disclosures could harm financial markets for Russia.

Just paraphrasing.

http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/02/politics/nsa-leak/index.html?eref=rss_mostpopular%20%20target=

Corruption: 33 Million Egyptians protest Obama AND his puppet Morsi.

This is big but not being covered by the State run media here in the USA.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/07/01/1220236/-Thirty-Three-MILLION-People

Dead Bumblebees in Oregon -- killed by neonicotinoid pesticides?

Chemical Industry profits are not more important than the bees. BAN bee killing pesticides.

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/07/02/bee-washin...

Mother Jones: "21 Most Vulnerable Rivers."

Black Warrior River

Areas affected: Alabama

What's going on? The mining company Drummond has proposed a 1,773-acre coal mine just 800 feet from a major drinking water intake on the river's Mulberry Fork. Once in operation, the mine could introduce sediment and toxic pollution into the drinking water supply.

How to Take Back Congress

The ridiculous state of affairs that has the majority of Americans voting for Democrats to represent them in the House but being instead represented by a Republican "majority" has to end. There is an answer but it will require coordinated action, money and time. That is why this message is so important and why efforts towards change need to happen now, well prior to the 2020 census. I live in Arizona, with a state legislature full of arrogant and extremely conservative buffoons who believe that increasing gun rights is of more concern than educating children, creating jobs

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Is war on the menu for 2020 elections?

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