Monthly Archives: May 2011

Pearce Opponents File Petitions For Recall Vote – Politics News Story – KPHO Phoenix

The requirement to force an election is 7,756 voter signatures from Pearce\’s legislative district, and recall proponents said they filed 1,705 pages of petitions bearing 18,315 signatures. GREAT NEWS ARIZONA!! via Pearce Opponents File Petitions For Recall Vote – Politics … Continue reading

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How Our Government Has Merged With Corporations | | AlterNet

“The government of the United States, for example, is largely rented to corporations. Big business sends multiple thousands of lobbyists to Washington, DC, to buy favors and get their point of view across in Congress and the executive branch.” via … Continue reading

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Are We Living in Post-Legal America? | | AlterNet

If, in a country theoretically organized under the rule of law, wrongdoers are never brought to justice and nobody is held accountable for possibly serious crimes, then you don’t have to be a constitutional law professor to know that its … Continue reading

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Let\’s Fight the Obama Administration\’s Crusade to Jail Another Journalist | | AlterNet

Obama administration officials are no longer content just with targeting whistleblowers like Sterling, former National Security Agency official Thomas Drake, (who goes on trial soon on charges of providing classified information to The Baltimore Sun) and of course Bradley Manning, … Continue reading

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The Feds Have Evidence That Joe Arpaio Broke the Law — When Will The Indictments Come? – Page 1 – News – Phoenix – Phoenix New Times

Soon after becoming head of the Maricopa Anti-Corruption Enforcement team under Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Bill Knight became aware of severe ethical problems with the unit. via The Feds Have Evidence That Joe Arpaio Broke the Law — When Will The … Continue reading

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Why Liberals Attack Progressive Heroes Like Cornel West | | AlterNet

The destruction of the old radical and militant movements—the communists, socialists and anarchists—has left liberals without a source of new ideas. The link between an effective liberal class and a more radical left was always essential to the health of … Continue reading

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The many rewards of bigotry: Why right-wing \’libertarianism\’ on race is a lie — and a cover | Crooks and Liars

A sign declaring “No Speak English, No Service” is a sign declaring non-English speakers unwelcome in any language — and no amount of mealy-mouthed weasel words can alter that fact. Nor can a handful of the most stereotypically vapid excuses … Continue reading

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Downing | Downing | Tucson Weekly

If the happy arrangement under which providers of medical goods/services and insurance companies rack up record profits—and pay minimal taxes—is to continue, it\’s better not to draw attention to the fact that human suffering has become a conduit through which … Continue reading

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How Fox News Uses \’Big, Scary Hip-Hop\’ to Race-Bait its Viewers | | AlterNet

It certainly may seem like the Fox News talking heads are ignorant, or inflammatory, or desperate for news. But it’s clear to me that these guys know exactly what they’re doing: trying to re-ignite the racist hip-hop culture wars of … Continue reading

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10 Steps to Defeat the Corporatocracy | | AlterNet

10 Steps to Defeat the Corporatocracy | | AlterNet. The elite spend their lives stockpiling money and have the financial clout to bribe, divide and conquer the rest of us. The only way to overcome the power of money is … Continue reading

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