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Black Box Voting hacked, Diebold charged with corruption and bribery

Black Box Voting forums, archives, documents shut down through denial of service attacks; also, see below for update on current indictments and law enforcement investigations pertaining to the voting machine industry and a tampered election. OLD SITE HACKED The vast, carefully-organized, and important ten-year work product at was attacked by an unprecedented and relentless […]

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High tech corporations export jobs and profits, import workers Progressives unknowingly allied themselves with rich corporations on immigration reform. High tech companies like Microsoft, google, Apple, and hire thousands of foreign engineers but generally refuse to pay taxes that would support educating local workers.

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Stop the Revolving Door for Monsanto: Sign the Credo petition

UPDATED – OVER 75,000 100,000 SIGNATURES! Whoo-Hoo! Ex-Senator Blanche Lincoln couldn’t say “No” to corporate money when she was in office and the same is true now. A longtime mouthpiece for WalMart, JPMorgan-Chase, and champion of the KeystoneXL pipeline, Blanche Lincoln is now reunited with another old Senate campaign sponsor, Monsanto. She needs to live […]

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The Trillion Dollar Money Pump for the 1 Percent

By Stan Sorscher, EOI Board Member, and Labor Representative at the Society for Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace I saw the movie Inequality for All, where Robert Reich explains the depth and meaning of inequality in America. He paints a compelling picture. Reich sets up the movie with a teaser: “Something happened in the mid-’70s.” Indeed “something did happen in […]

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SuperPacs v. SuperCitizens: an Inspire Seattle meeting on Nov 16

Hi everyone! Below is an invitation to our InspireSeattle Social on Saturday evening November 16th at 6:30PM at Bill and Emily Bradburd’s place. We have scored again and have a great speaker: Jim Street to discuss campaign finance reform and actions against Citizen’s United. SAVE THE DATE! Remember – IT’S A POTLUCK!! Come join us! […]

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People are too nice

The LA Times is reporting today: Air pollution causes lung cancer, World Health Organization says. Not much of a surprise there. It’s been known for years that people who live near major freeways have reduced lung capacity and suffer various ailments. I commute every day by bike and bus. While waiting for the bus and […]

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Ashley Sanders on Move to Amend

Ashley Sanders a Move to Amend national spokesperson spoke Sep. 28, 2013 in Seattle, Washington to build connections, inspire activism, and reveal the origins of corporate power in America. This is a national campaign for a Constitutional Amendment at and a ballot initiative in approx. 20 states now, including Washington. Organizing to End Corporate […]

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What Is Dark Money?

Article Source: Author bio:,_Ph.D. Republished with permission from the author Americans are in the dark when it comes to ‘dark’ money, and our collective confusion—amounting to ignorance—won’t help in the months and years ahead while we watch stakes rise in each new election cycle. Illumination into the nature of dark money won’t come […]

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J.P. Morgan versus Jeremy Griffin

(Comment by Stephen, SAFE volunteer) The Consummate American Capitalist John Pierpont “J.P.” Morgan was the founder of the Wall Street commercial/investment bank J.P. Morgan Co., known a century ago as the “House of Morgan.” He had his hand in the birth of General Electric, US Steel, International Harvester, AT&T, and the entire US railroad industry. […]

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Ciber the briber and other electoral laundry

Next time you hear that voting machines are reliable and safe “because they have been tested and certified,” think of this important article, which reveals proven corruption, payoffs and bid-rigging connected to Ciber, Inc., a firm that signed off on our voting machines. Ciber’s okay was the foundation for federal acceptance of voting machines all […]