Monthly Archives: May 2015

Yet another billionaire misanthrope to add to the lsit of usual suspects…

…every state must have there one or two, or several. http://articles.latimes.com/2012/oct/02/business/la-fi-hiltzik-20121003 “The most influential billionaire in America is Peter G. Peterson. The son of Greek immigrants, Peterson, 86, served as Commerce secretary under President Nixon, then became chairman and chief

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For the “It’s the Stupid Economy” chapter(s)…

Without a push for real economic Democracy, that indeed tries to ensure some sort of “relatively equal” outcomes for the vast majority of “We the people…”, then political Democracy will more and more become the sham false advertising campaigns of

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Another must read from Common Dreams…

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/05/21/only-america-false-dichotomy-between-movement-building-and-electoral-politics

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Nothing about this should be surprising, but it still helps explain the title of the “It’s The Stupid Economy” chapter…

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/05/21/gift-multi-national-corporations-senate-pushes-fast-track-forwardA representative quote: Environmental, labor, food safety, public health, and digital rights groups oppose Fast Track on the grounds that it forces Congress to abdicate its policy-making responsibility while greasing the skids for secretly negotiated, corporate-friendly, rights-trampling trade pacts like

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On Chemical Killing of Monarch butterflies… “Democracy and the Food Supply” chapter(s)…

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/05/19/monarch-butterfly-milkweed.aspx http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/article/food-how-altered.html https://csrspreadscience.wordpress.com/2015/04/14/the-opposite-of-roundup-ready-monarch-butterflies-in-the-age-of-gmos/ https://secure.nrdconline.org/site/Advocacy;jsessionid=F25127361BB703FBF6940F14E862582B.app337a?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=3743&autologin=true&s_src=EMOMONPETBGD0515NLNA&utm_source=alert&utm_medium=text1&utm_campaign=email

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Probably a link that has shown up before…

…but this is a good site to check on intermittently: http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2015/05/nsa-and-courts?fsrc=rss “About Democracy in America Thoughts and opinions on America’s kinetic brand of politics. The blog is named after Alexis de Tocqueville’s study of American politics and society” http://mediamatters.org/research/oped/ is

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Lots of pro Democracy activity out there…

…Today I just want to focus on one progressive Web Site that I check out regularly and often find high quality content from various writer-activists that I have linked to, quoted, or commented on. Oh yeah, and often learned from,

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For the “Constitutional Amendments” Chapters…

The following are links checked out by googling citizens united against citizens united- http://www.wisdc.org/index.php?module=cms&page=3 http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2010/04/12-6 http://vtdigger.org/2011/03/07/sanders-et-al-united-against-citizens-united/ http://agenda.progressivesunited.org/forums/105241-help-set-the-progressives-united-agenda http://www.stopcorporateabuse.org/?gclid=CKrJtMjnmagCFYEUKgodG3FMEA http://www.realchangenews.org/index.php/site/archives/5424/ http://movetoamend.org/action/local-actions-january-21st-first-anniversary-citizens-united-decision http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2010/02/citzens-against-citizens-unite.html http://www.thenation.com/article/38032/citizens-unite-against-citizens-united http://www.independentpoliticalreport.com/2011/01/green-party-stands-united-against-citizens-united/ http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=4&sqi=2&ved=0CEEQFjAD&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fgroup.php%3Fgid%3D271662100527&ei=3r-lTc_UBIGCOvSl-IIK&usg=AFQjCNHaQpPxCiCoOplF0EeBSaNDChKPzQ http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=6&sqi=2&ved=0CE4QFjAF&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.citizensunited.org%2Fblog.aspx%3Fentryid%3D8327815&ei=3r-lTc_UBIGCOvSl-IIK&usg=AFQjCNFA02w2Akqc9-oqODhOjWi_bQi93A

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A very good resource…

…The Center for Justice and Democracy’s FAQ page:http://www.centerjd.org/faq#n1355 And CommonDreams submissions page: http://www.commondreams.org/writers-guidelines The key quote from this article http://articles.latimes.com/2011/apr/10/business/la-fi-ikea-union-20110410 Is this: “Ikea is a very strong brand and they lean on some kind of good Swedishness in their business

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A link to an opportunity to buy… Ted Ralls Book…

…Ted Ralls American Manifesto http://www.allbookstores.com/book/compare/1583229337 And its googlebooks preview: https://books.google.com/books?id=ybXAT-z6ZTUC&printsec=frontcover&dq=the+american+manifesto&hl=en&sa=X&ei=FS9aVbP9H83HogTwiYGIDQ&ved=0CC4Q6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=the%20american%20manifesto&f=false

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