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A Fair and Progressive Deficit Reduction Plan

Posted by on Thursday, March 14, 2013,
Move your mouse to scroll through this interactive collage. Click on the hotspots (+) for more information and multimedia. 






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Romney's Agenda is Revealed in the GOP Congress

Posted by on Thursday, October 18, 2012,
If you want to understand Romney's game plan, just look at what Republicans have been doing in Congress.


It was tempting to dismiss Mitt Romney's hard-right turn during the GOP primaries as calculated pandering. In the general election – as one of his top advisers famously suggested – Romney would simply shake the old Etch A Sketch and recast himself as the centrist who governed Massachusetts. But with the selection of vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan, the shape-shifting Romney has lock...

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Republicans Point Out Romney's Lies, Flip-Flops, and Greed

Posted by on Thursday, October 11, 2012,




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THE REPUBLICAN PARTY AND THE CENTRIST WOMAN

Posted by on Tuesday, March 13, 2012,

I would call myself, if I had to pick a label, a social libertarian, fiscal moderate, and an ecological conservative. I am put off by big-government meddling into people's private lives, excessive spending on wars without funding, and government subsidies to oil corporations who are making record profits while my gas prices remain high and Wall Street speculators make out like bandits.

I am frustrated by the waste of my tax dollars on the burgeoning prison industry, the failed War on Drugs, t...
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THE TRUTH ABOUT RISING GAS PRICES

Posted by on Thursday, February 23, 2012,
Though oil demand is at its lowest since 1997, oil prices (and gas prices along with them) are once again on the rise and the GOP wants even more handouts to Big Oil. 

Analysts project that gas prices will top $4 a gallon nationally and perhaps reach record highs later this year.  Despite relatively low demand and surging production levels in the U.S., prices are rising due to a variety of factors, including instability in the Middle East, but even more so, unregulated Wall Street speculation...

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"CLASS ENVY"

Posted by on Thursday, January 12, 2012,
If the video clip below doesn't illustrate just how out of touch Mitt Romney is with the anger and everyday struggles of middle class Americans and the working poor, I don't know what would. TheTwoHundredMillionDollarMan aka MrOnePercent just doesn't get it. 

The fact is, that the 1% profited off of the global financial collapse and recession brought on by their own irresponsibility-- with the help of the deregulation championed by the Republicans over the last thirty years-- handsomely.  In ...
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THE FED GRANTED SECRET $7.7 TRILLION to WALL STREET

Posted by on Tuesday, December 6, 2011,


Do you know who Elizabeth Duke is? How about Donald Kohn or Kevin Warsh? No? Well - you should. Because while Congress was debating back in 2008 whether or not to bailout Banksters with a $700 billion blank check - these guys and girls were just doing it. They were funneling $7.7 trillion to Wall Street under the table - without one constituent phone call - without worrying about one election - without having to give one explanation. It is time that we essentially take the power of our moneta...
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THE BAT-SIGNAL OF OCCUPY WALL STREET

Posted by on Saturday, November 26, 2011,

On the evening of November 17th, tens of thousands of Occupy Wall Street protesters marched throughout New York City, many making their way on to the Brooklyn Bridge, carrying LED candles and chanting. As Occupiers took the bridge in a seemingly endless sea of people, words in light appeared projected on the iconic Verizon Building nearby.

A few hours later, creater Mark Read, who organized the "bat-signal" project, told Boing Boing why and how he did this, and what technology he used:

"It c...
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RETIRED POLICE CAPTAIN ARRESTED

Posted by on Thursday, November 17, 2011,
Captain Raymond Lewis, featured in two of our previous videos, below, was arrested this afternoon in NYC during the Occupy protests. Thus far today, over 175 people have been arrested and several injuries have been reported.  Bloodied protesters were seen being led away by police.  The estimate by those on the ground in the afternoon was that 5000 protesters were currently involved.  That number was expected to swell as people got off work. By late in the evening. 35,000 protesters were said ...
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NOVEMBER 17TH: International Day of Action

Posted by on Thursday, November 17, 2011,
Thousands of Occupy Wall Street protesters streamed back into Zuccotti Park late Tuesday, November 15th, less than 24 hours after police forcibly removed them from their camp. Among the more than 200 people arrested earlier that morning was Ydanis Rodriguez, a New York City Council member. He was there advocating for his constituents, as were other council members at the time of the raid.  City Council Member Jumaane Williams tweeted that his fellow city council member, Rodriguez, was hit by ...
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CHARISMATIC LEADER SUPPORTS Occupy Movement

Posted by on Thursday, November 10, 2011,
See who's on board with the Occupy Wall Street protests! He's a charismatic, revolutionary leader who is hated by the banks and Republicans.




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SURVEY: Let Your Voice Be Heard

Posted by on Monday, October 31, 2011,

Whether you support the Occupy Movement in person or in spirit, this survey is for you. This confidential survey is being conducted by the Message Working Group of Occupy Philadelphia. The goal is to accurately portray the diversity of the Occupy Movement and to let your voice be heard!

To participate, click on the following: Why I Occupy


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OCCUPY MOVEMENT GARNERS MORE SUPPORT than the Tea Party

Posted by on Tuesday, October 25, 2011,

According to a new Pew Research/Washington Post poll, nearly 40 percent of Americans support the
Occupy Wall Street movement. In contrast, only 32 percent of Americans support the Tea Party movement. Conversely, while 44 percent oppose the Tea Party movement, just 35 percent oppose the Occupy movement.

Politicians jockeying for the Independent vote in 2012 may want to take note that more Independents support the Occupy Wall Street movement than do not: 43% support the movement and 35% are oppo...
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CONSENSUS (Direct Democracy)

Posted by on Sunday, October 16, 2011,
A look into the "HOW' of the Occupy Wall Street movement.





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I AM THE 99%: A SLIDESHOW

Posted by on Wednesday, October 5, 2011,
Citizens share their photos in support of Occupy Wall Street via the Virtual March on Wall Street. You can add your photo, or send a message in support: Go to:  http://www.civic.moveon.org/occupy/





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A CALL TO SEPARATE BUSINESS & STATE

Posted by on Wednesday, October 5, 2011,
For your consideration: In order to ensure a continuation of our Democratic Republic, is it time for a constitutional amendment to take the money out of politics?



*The police are arresting anyone that uses a megaphone or any voice amplifying device. This is why the crowd were repeating what was being said so a wider audience there could hear what he had to say.



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