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"An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it." -Mohandas Gandhi


"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any." -Alice Walker


"It is part of the general pattern of misguided policy that our country is now geared to an arms economy which was bred in an artificually induced psychosis of war hysteria and nurtured upon an incessant propaganda of fear." -General Douglas MacArthur, Speech, May 15, 1951


"When good does evil in its struggle against evil, it becomes indistinguishable from its enemy." -T.S. Elliot

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HOW KLEPTOCRACY CAME TO AMERICA (theatlantic.com)
by jazz_music on 9 Feb 2019  1 comment, latest 14 days ago
When the U.S.S.R. collapsed, Washington bet on the global spread of democratic capitalist values—and lost.Franklin Foerhttps://www.theatlantic.co For two years, in the early 1990s, Richard Palmer served as the CIA station...

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BEIJING UNVEILS PLANS TO “SINICISE” ISLAM WITHIN FOUR YEARS (independent.co.uk)
by jazz_music on 9 Feb 2019  9 comments, latest 14 days ago
China ‘forcing Muslims to eat pork and drink alcohol’ for lunar new year festival Chinese authorities have reportedly forced Muslims in the Xinjiang region to eat pork and drink alcohol...

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INTERVIEW: Undocumented Immigrant Who Spent Five Years as Trump’s Housekeeper (democracynow.org)
by jazz_music on 8 Feb 2019  6 comments, latest 15 days ago
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EXTRA STRENGTH MEXIGONE --THE WALL
by jazz_music on 19 Jan 2019  52 comments, latest 6 days ago
You don't need it, because everything that wall represents, the ignorance, the racism, the paranoia is already in your heart.The wall has been inside you all along. Trump just brought...

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DISNEY HEIRESS EXPLAINS TRUMP'S TAX CUT
by jazz_music on 16 Jan 2019  16 comments, latest a month ago
Just keep shoveling every thing of value to the wealthy and 1) they might stop calling you a commie 2) Hyper male super heros will make you feel better about...

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DO WE REALLY HAVE TO DESCEND TO A NEW OTC DARK AGE? (informationclearinghouse.info)
by jazz_music on 16 Jan 2019  54 comments, latest a month ago
BTW This Year's Biggest Superhero Movies Are All About America's Descent into Fascism. (it shows so much it has become the entertainment genre du jour)Bordering on Fascism: Scholars Reflect on...

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BTW WE ALL AGREE THAT WE NEED BORDER SECURITY (informationclearinghouse.info)
by jazz_music on 8 Jan 2019  23 comments, latest a month ago
The Problem with Border SecurityBorder security—supported by Republicans and Democrats alike—is responsible for the death of Jakelin Caal, the exoneration of the Border Patrol agent who murdered a Mexican teen,...

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Brazil Is About To Show The World How A Modern Democracy Collapses (informationclearinghouse.info)
by jazz_music on 8 Jan 2019  44 comments, latest 22 days ago
Far-right president Jair Bolsonaro is a threat to Brazilian democracy — and a model for authoritarianism that leaders around the world will follow.By Travis WaldronJanuary 01, 2019 "Information Clearing House"...

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Trump vs. the Economy (project-syndicate.org)
by jazz_music on 7 Jan 2019  20 comments, latest a month ago
NEW YORK – Financial markets have finally awoken to the fact that Donald Trump is US president. Given that the world has endured two years of reckless tweets and public...

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14 KEY TRAITS EXPLAINING TRUMP’S DIE-HARD SUPPORTERS (newrepublic.com)
by jazz_music on 7 Jan 2019  48 comments, latest a month ago
This complete psychological analysis reveals 14 key traits explaining Trump’s die-hard supportersBobby Azarian / Raw StoryDecember 30, 2018It would be grossly unfair and inaccurate to say that every one of...

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THIS IS GOING TO REQUIRE A NATIONAL MOVEMENT (newrepublic.com)
by jazz_music on 6 Jan 2019  21 comments, latest 2 months ago
Escape From the Trump CultOn December 20, 1954, some 62 years before Donald Trump would be sworn in as president of the United States, Dorothy Martin and dozens of her...

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The Great American Tax Heist Turns One
by jazz_music on 6 Jan 2019  28 comments, latest a month ago
BERKELEY – It has now been one year since US President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans rammed their massive corporate tax cut through Congress. At the time, critics of...

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BTW Trump Has Undermined the Rule of Law (nytimes.com)
by jazz_music on 3 Jan 2019  31 comments, latest 2 months ago
This is only an example. There are many such sickening examples of Trumps exceeding legitimate boundaries. Gaslighting America and whooping up mob rallies are apparently his master tools.I'm supposed to...

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WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE ASPECT OF TRUMP?
by jazz_music on 29 Dec 2018  53 comments, latest 2 months ago
Every time in history we see an increase in inequality we also see an increase in Authoritarianism. Authoritarianism is on the rise globally. E.g. Poland, Turkmenistan, Brazil, Hungary, Philipines, Russia,...

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MUELLER IS TELLING US HE’S GOT TRUMP ON COLLUSION (thedailybeast.com)
by jazz_music on 29 Dec 2018  34 comments, latest 2 months ago
@onvacation: this is the offense that Trump should be convicted on IMO. Other offenses he bought off the parties that were pursuing him to the tune of millions of dollars....

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No, LAPD Will Not Add Fucking Security to Donald Trump's Fucking Walk of Fame Star (complex.com)
by jazz_music on 28 Dec 2018  5 comments, latest 2 months ago
Fuck Trump.Since becoming one of the country's most divisive presidents, Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star has been the subject of countless incidents of vandalism. Last week, however, was...

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QUICK SUMMARY OF TRUMP'S BIGGEST SCANDALS (theatlantic.com)
by jazz_music on 26 Dec 2018  26 comments, latest 2 months ago
Be real: Would you let such a person date your daughter? ... sell you a car? ... work on your house? ...even enter your home!Donald Trump is now president and...

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STORIES BEHIND THE CASUALTIES OF TRUMP'S ADMINISTRATION (nydailynews.com)
by jazz_music on 22 Dec 2018  Posted 2 months ago
Slide show formathttps://www.nydailynews.

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RECESSION IS NOT A WORST-CASE SCENARIO (durangoherald.com)
by jazz_music on 22 Dec 2018  5 comments, latest 2 months ago
There are so many worse outcomes in the near term horizon than recession. Combine the loss of Colorado River irrigation water and hydro power with more frequent and intense wildfires,...

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TRUMP IS RIGHT ON SYRIA (informationclearinghouse.info)
by jazz_music on 22 Dec 2018  7 comments, latest 2 months ago
December 21, 2018 "Information Clearing House" - "Impulsive, irresponsible, and dangerous." Such was the way, just this morning on CNN, that Democratic Representative, and House Minority Whip, Steny Hoyer described...
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