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Hey, conservatives! YOU are responsible for torture, widespread death, and trillions of wasted dollars

As Americans, we have a fundamental right to vote and to support candidates, parties, and positions of our choosing. But voting and political advocacy aren’t just a right. They’re also a weighty responsibility.   Sometimes we support candidates or positions that result in great harm. For example, during the presidency of George W. Bush, our nation […]

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Obama gave a priceless gift to the GOP: Why aren't Dems furious?

Obama gave a priceless gift to the GOP: immunity from prosecution and accountability for war crimes, torture, and other criminality. Still, many Democrats treat him as a hero. In 2008, it appeared that the GOP was destined for many years of repudiation. They’d proven themselves corrupt, incompetent, and imperialistic. Obama had a chance to reorient […]

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European Socialist Germany kicks US ass

From a comment on huff post: Larry K. (elfish) Political Pundit · 5,047 Fans Funny: Germany is one of those European-Style Socialist countries that the Republicans are always warning us about. Germany’s population is one quarter the US, yet they have a more productive economy, they export more goods, their citizens don’t work as hard, […]

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Gen Wesley Clark Reveals 2001 US Plan To Invade Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Lybia, Somalia, Sudan, And Iran

Revelations from someone who was there. General Wesley Clark: Because I had been through the Pentagon right after 9/11. About ten days after 9/11, I went through the Pentagon and I saw Secretary Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary Wolfowitz. I went downstairs just to say hello to some of the people on the Joint Staff who […]

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Rodney Tom and the evil Senate Repugs want to take $140,000,000 from students and give it to the rich

Legislature Gets a Reprieve on Estate Tax – Drop-Dead Date Now is Next Week Due to a technical problem with the estate tax,  the state of Washington’s Department of Revenue will soon begin sending out rebate checks to millionaires, depriving the state’s education budget of up to $140 million in much needed money.  The State […]

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29m Documentary on Dallas Lie-Bury Protests Feature the Backbone Campaign

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Backbone Actions in Dallas Featured in AcronymTV Documentary Donate to support our work and received a DVD of OccuDoc American Autumn ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   Check out AcronymTV’s 29 minute documentary on last week’s People’s Response to the Bush Lie-Bury opening. I am very proud that Backbone Campaign could play such an important role. I am […]

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The Republicon con game, and why impeachment mattered

I’m reading Thomas Frank’s Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right. Great book! Depressing. It tells the vivid story of how right wingers were able to quickly recover from the disasters of the Bush Administration and to reinvent themselves by 2010 as the saviors of the middle class.  In […]