Category Archives: Politics

Why Was it Time for Some Traffic Problems in Ft. Lee?

Editor’s Note: The following is from the Jan. 10 member edition, published every Friday morning. To read the full issue — which includes this week’s horoscopes for all 12 signs and a generous helping of astro-news briefs — consider a … Continue reading

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Yuppie Prohibition League Denounces Pot Legalization

By Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone (via Reader Supported News), published January 4, 2014 With all the other nonsense going on in this country, it’s amazing (but of course expected) that anyone with other things to do would find the time … Continue reading

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Storm Warnings

If you ask the question, “Who is the secret enemy?” you get a different scenario. That’s a question of the 12th house, the house of what is concealed. The 12th is similar to the 8th in some ways, though while the 8th is subject to taboo (the eschewing of a topic everyone knows is there), matters of the 12th are often subject to total denial. The 12th can work like a world apart, or a parallel universe. In this chart, that is especially true; all of the affairs of the 12th in the JFK murder chart are contained within the 12th house itself — there’s no leak. (However, through the aspect pattern, there are connections between the two seemingly different levels or scenarios.) Continue reading

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Have you heard of Grid Ex II? It starts Wednesday.

You have probably not heard of Grid Ex II — the Grid Security Exercise, set for 9:30 am Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. It’s a coordinated blackout simulation exercise being conducted throughout the United States to test readiness for such an … Continue reading

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We’ll be right back after a word from our friendly neighborhood pro-nuclear propagandists!

Just as engineers at the tsunami-ravaged Fukushima nuclear plant get ready to move 1,524 fuel assemblies from the spent fuel pool, CNN aired a 2013 "documentary" called Pandora’s Promise by Robert Stone. Before I get into the film, however, I … Continue reading

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Bill de Blasio wins in landslide NYC mayoral race

Editor’s note: We’re wondering exactly what “activist liberal governance” is. What does it look like in 21st-century New York, with its pronounced economic and social inequality? With the election of the first Democratic mayor in a generation, we’re about to … Continue reading

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Our Invisible Revolution

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com, October 28, 2013 “Did you ever ask yourself how it happens that government and capitalism continue to exist in spite of all the evil and trouble they are causing in the world?” the anarchist Alexander Berkman wrote in … Continue reading

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America’s Secret Fourth Branch of Government: The NSA

From Informed Comment by Juan Cole, October 28, 2013 The revelation from the Snowden Papers that the National Security Agency had German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s personal cell phone under surveillance has produced a central fallout. Dueling leaks over the international embarrassment have … Continue reading

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Former Syrian Soldier Describes Life in Army at Start of War

By Andrew Slater A Syrian soldier who was ordered to shoot civilian protesters and imprisoned for refusing to do so speaks with Andrew Slater about life in the Army and the crimes of the Assad regime. In the coming days … Continue reading

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Eight Arguments Against Going to War in Syria

By Stephen Zunes, Truthout The decision by President Barack Obama to first seek congressional approval of any US military action against Syria is good and important, not only on constitutional grounds but because it gives the American people an opportunity … Continue reading

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