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Business TPP–the 1% solution to democracy–government by corporate dictates…

Written by Jeanine Molloff Friday, 28 June 2013 03:08 TPP…the most dangerous trade contract you never heard of… Chances are that you’ve never heard of the Trans-Pacific-Pact/Free Trade Agreement, aka the TPP-FTA, and that is…

Business The Sequester and Corporate Front Group ‘Fix the Debt’ …Killing Social Security by Stealth….

The President loves poker. In fact his days as an Illinois state senator were filled with backroom…poker games. Word was that Barack could bluff with the best of them–and never blink. These dubious talents have…

Civil Liberties Drone Wars, DOJ Death Squads and the White Paper…

CIA Director candidate John Brennan all but cries crocodile tears for the ‘agony’ he feels, every time a presidential ordered ‘targeted’ drone murder is decided. In fact, Brennan claims to go through such deep agony…

Movies Indie Film ‘The Last War Crime’ Debuts at Cannes–but Banned in US

 (Note: this interview took place before the airing at Cannes). During this summer of Occupy and subsequent police brutality, the subject of torture is hotly denounced by protesters and conveniently ignored by candidates. Like that…

Civil Liberties Free Speech and Civil Rights in the PR Age of Obama Corporatists

The dedication of the Martin Luther King National Monument to take place August 28th, 2011–   the 50th anniversary of the now historic “I Have A Dream” speech, was postponed as Hurricane Irene pounded the…

Business Fukushima…A ‘Japanese Chernobyl’…politics still trumps safety

..”All the samples would be considered nuclear waste if found here in the US.” (Source: http://www.fairewinds.org/node/223)  Arnie Gundersen on soil samples taken recently from parks, playgrounds and rooftop gardens throughout Tokyo. The Japanese Prime Minister…

Civil Liberties Senate’s Indefinite Detention Bill Constitutes Treason

(This is a reposting of the piece originally written for UK Progressive.)   December 1st, 2011, the US Senate accomplished the unthinkable–with the nearly unanimous passage of the National Defense Authorization Bill of 2012–THEY COMMITTED…

Civil Liberties The Sound of Democrat’s Silence on Civil Liberties

Note: This is a reposting of a piece which was first published during the ’08 Presidential cycle in February of 2008.  I am reposting it to illustrate not only how far the Obama administration has…

US Politics Where are Clinton and Obama on the ‘Homegrown Terrorism Act’?

NOTE: This is a reposting of an article dealing with CANDIDATES OBAMA AND CLINTON on the newly minted ‘Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Act of 2007 …ie. S.B. 1959, and the rhetorical gymnastics each candidate…

African-American Free Speech and Civil Liberties in the PR Age of Obama

(Note: this is a reposting of the original which ran in FireDogLake). By: Jeanine Molloff The dedication of the Martin Luther King National Monument to take place August 28th, 2011–the 50th anniversary of the now…

Civil Liberties Those Who Matter and Those Who Don’t

The GOP’s devastating plans for Medicare/Medicaid, under the tutelage of House Speaker John Boehner, Majority Whip Eric Cantor and Rep. Paul Ryan— has just become personal.  As I sit here  writing this piece–my emotions fluctuate…

US Politics FDR, Obama and the ‘Economic Royalists’

As President Obama seeks ‘compromise’ with the very forces determined to destroy the last shreds of what is laughingly referred to as our ‘social safety net’–various groups and individuals on the ‘true left wing’ are…

Renewable Energy Koch Industries, Keystone XL Pipeline…a BP on the Prairie?

     Note: this piece was previously published in Truthout.  This is a reposting.             Koch Industries, Keystone XL Pipeline … a BP on the Prairie? Thursday 7 April 2011…

American culture Gifford’s Shooting, Tea Party Hate Speech and the Mainstream GOP

  By: Jeanine Molloff UPDATE: In light of the Tea Party’s push to link Social Security, Medicare/Medicaid to the Debt Ceiling–this piece has new importance as it establishes definite LINKS BETWEEN MAINSTREAM GOP AND THE…

Media Journalism vs. Corporate Propaganda

Last summer news veteran Bob Schieffer was called upon to eulogize the passing of Daniel Schorr-one of the last “giants” in the journalism profession.  Schorr had the fortitude and integrity to leak documents on Watergate to…

US Politics Social Security Tax Holiday–What’s Your ‘Grinch’ Factor?

  Social Security Tax Holiday–What’s Your ‘Grinch’ Factor? Jeanine Molloff I found this on Firedoglake by this writer.  Jeanine published it in ‘HP’ and then Firedoglake.  Best  –trouble#1 Note:  As we face this debt ceiling…

US Politics Lies Linking Social Security to the National Debt

  Lies Linking Social Security to the National Debt Tweet1 By: Jeanine Molloff I just read a strange quote by Abraham Lincoln which succinctly describes the state of affairs in DC regarding the current ‘debt…

African-American Rep. Conyers : Obama Demanded Social Security Cuts, Not GOP

  By : Jeanine Molloff “We’ve got to educate the American people at the same time we educate the President of the United States.  The Republicans, Speaker Boehner or Majority Leader Cantor DID NOT call…

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