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"Could a media system, controlled by a few global corporations with the ability to overwhelm all competing voices, be able to turn lies into truth?" - George Orwell, 1984
August 2, 2011
When Presidential candidate Barack Obama first came on the national scene in February 2007, I, like millions of others, started paying attention to him. As Obama made the rounds and speaking to the public I begin to get visions from the early 1960’s when John Kennedy was President. I saw and heard [...]
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July 27, 2011
It’s been said many times before, but it carries a greater significance this time: “We Americans have a very short memory”.
You would be hard pressed to find another major devastating event in our history that was “forgotten” as quickly as the collapse of financial industry in late 2008; primarily, what caused [...]
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June 28, 2011
On President Obama’s recent trip to Davenport, Iowa, he visited Alcoa’s manufacturing plant to talk about jobs. About all the attendees heard was the same old political garbage. But what was interesting was CNBC’s interview with Alcoa’s CEO, Klaus Kleinfeld.
Kleinfeld said the U.S. needs to do more to help manufacturers, and [...]
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June 16, 2011
We already know the GOP is doing everything they can to fix it so they will have perpetual power in Washington. A part of that is controlling the information commoners have access to. Today the House Republicans took that to the next level.
A letter written by Democratic Representative Gerald E. Connolly [...]
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". . . . corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands and the Republic is destroyed."
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