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Story by Pamela Hess, UPI Pentagon Correspondent [not The Onion ] Rumsfeld: Looting is transition to freedom [F]reedom's untidy. And free people are free to make mistakes and commit crimes and do ...
by AnnieJo
Comment Count 103 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 05:13 AM PDT with 288 Recommends
Within hours after Freddie Gray’s funeral, a section of Baltimore erupted like a dormant volcano. This eruption was a riot and the last time Baltimore experienced a similar riot was in 1968 ...
by melshim
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 05:16 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
(illustration by DonkeyHotey) From the International Business Times : While Jeb Bush was governor of Florida, state pension officials committed at least $1.7 billion to financial firms whose ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 176 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 08:09 AM PDT with 434 Recommends
That's the reminder I want to see taped to my political candidates' laptop screen. Today's world is run by looters. There are neoliberal looters using financial weapons, and there are neocon ...
by arendt
Comment Count 65 comments on Sun Mar 01, 2015 at 02:31 PM PST with 131 Recommends
In Oakland an Undercover CHP Officer pulled his gun on Protestors, he claims it was because his partner was attacked, they say something completely different. INVESTIGATION: Undercover cop pulls ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 268 comments on Thu Dec 11, 2014 at 04:11 PM PST with 344 Recommends
The demonstrators who are stopping traffic, occupying public spaces, and marching through busy shopping streets want to disrupt business-as-usual in the hope of awakening conscience and action. The ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 09:55 AM PST with 6 Recommends
I am from St. Louis. I have lived in Florrisant, which borders Ferguson. I attended school in the Ferguson-Florrisant school district and my parents still live in Florissant. So this situation ...
by mmcnary
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Aug 20, 2014 at 08:28 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
There's more going on in Ferguson, MO, than one would know if one read only DailyKos diaries about it (to date). There's a very informative map, linked to by e2247 ...
by BvueDem
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Aug 19, 2014 at 12:18 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
How many times do we have to see the { easy credit/ economic bubble/ capital flight/ crash/ austerity=looting } cycle before we call it what it is: daylight robbery. This scam is as old as Rome: ...
by arendt
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 11:51 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
By now almost anybody that hasn't been living in a cave for the last decade has a pretty good idea about the biggest heist in history perpetrated by Wall Street crooks with the help of the bought ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 128 comments on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 09:38 PM PST with 142 Recommends
The GOP polling data was purposely designed to confuse, to manipulate, and to create doubt about the accuracy of facts and data that pointed to a possible Obama win. People need to understand that ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Nov 11, 2012 at 11:35 AM PST with 6 Recommends
By L. Randall Wray [Blogger's Note: This post was authored By Professor L. Randall Wray, Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Research Director with the Center for ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 232 comments on Tue Jul 24, 2012 at 07:35 PM PDT with 533 Recommends
Did Mitt Romney loot a Kansas City steel workers' pension fund and stick the U.S. Government with the bill? Signs point to "Yes." Romney sat as CEO of Bain Capital, the buyout company he ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Jul 23, 2012 at 08:53 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Responding to questions about massive arrests of peaceful protesters overnight, Boston mayor Thomas Menino said this: “Civil disobedience doesn’t work for Boston; it doesn’t work ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 164 comments on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 09:42 AM PDT with 326 Recommends
Crossposted from Around the World in Eighty Years Any interest in a story that involves tax-evasion, ...
by environmentalist
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Sep 21, 2011 at 09:25 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Banks, businesses, and governments colluded to steal trillions of dollars from second and third class citizens the world over in bail outs, debt deals, market schemes, and legalized financial scams.
by Slackermagee
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Aug 11, 2011 at 02:01 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
The stories our leaders tell us matter, probably almost as much as the stories our parents tell us as children, because they orient us to what is, what could be, and what should be; ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Aug 10, 2011 at 03:28 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
There has never been anything like this; these are riots that are spreading. Even during the poll tax riots things did not spread like this all across London. What is underlying all of this? Of ...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 192 comments on Tue Aug 09, 2011 at 05:32 AM PDT with 112 Recommends
Military Leaders Will Certify DADT Repeal Tomorrow [wipes tear from cheek] The people...
by flackbar
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Jul 21, 2011 at 05:34 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
T O P C O M M E N T ...
by bronte17
Comment Count 77 comments on Wed May 25, 2011 at 07:00 PM PDT with 35 Recommends