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What benefits there are to being a victim! The right-wing Hollywood group “Friends of Abe,” which recently bullied the IRS into giving it non-deserved tax-exempt status by playing the “victim”
by Cognac Bodine
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Apr 16, 2014 at 02:01 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Sunday ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Mar 15, 2014 at 11:00 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
This afternoon, the moderation team for the popular /r/politics subreddit announced a blacklist , banning such publications as Alternet, Drudgereport, Heritage Foundation, Huffington Post, ...
by maynard
Comment Count 256 comments on Mon Oct 28, 2013 at 03:14 PM PDT with 427 Recommends
What You Missed in Part I of This Diary Paul Robeson had as much moral stature as all of the icons associated with the Civil Rights Movement. Before he had turned forty years old, he ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 06:47 PM PST with 165 Recommends
For some, he was the 20th century's greatest Renaissance man. To J. Edgar Hoover's FBI, the political establishment of the day, and segregationists who controlled the House Un-American ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 68 comments on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 06:46 PM PST with 289 Recommends
Soon Mr Smith's histrionic pleadings will reach a sonic level that only dogs and dolphins will be able to hear. As in "dog whistle" territory. And one more thing, Mr Smith, Boycotting is the ...
by Symbolman
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri May 04, 2012 at 11:55 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Remember the Air America advertiser blacklist ? Dozens of companies demanded that their ads not be aired on Air America programming. While listening to Rush Limbaugh on Friday and Monday to find the ...
by EWembley
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Mar 06, 2012 at 11:42 AM PST with 7 Recommends
What You Missed in Part I of This ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Jan 23, 2012 at 11:54 AM PST with 64 Recommends
I first posted a ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Jan 23, 2012 at 11:54 AM PST with 74 Recommends
Individuals indeed may deceive and be deceived; but no one has ever deceived all men, nor have all men ever deceived any one. ~ Pliny The ...
by J E Silence
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Feb 28, 2011 at 12:00 AM PST with 6 Recommends
The Internet blacklist bill that we've been fighting since September is back. We're ...
by DavidSegal
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Nov 12, 2010 at 09:48 AM PST with 25 Recommends
By David Segal and Aaron Swartz, cross-posted at Huffpo . When it really matters to them, ...
by DavidSegal
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Sep 28, 2010 at 11:13 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Imagine the government picking which websites you can visit. It sounds like a story out of China,
by aaronsw
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Sep 27, 2010 at 07:58 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
"Barack Obama's actions can only be understood if he is a zombie channeling the ghost of his America-hating Kenyan anti-colonialist father." "Barack Obama's actions can only be understood if he ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Sep 16, 2010 at 05:18 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Checking the news on the interwebs this morning, I came across this little gem: ...
by margotb822
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Sep 01, 2009 at 07:03 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
During the 50's the GOP salivated over the blacklisting of communists. If you worked in television or radio you had to prove you weren't a communist otherwise you didn't work. The right mobilized ...
by feldo
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Aug 25, 2009 at 02:00 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
An interesting case has arisen in the UK this week deriving from the resurfacing of blacklists of union workers in the construction industry. More than 40 major firms in the construction industry ...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 73 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2009 at 03:17 PM PST with 18 Recommends
From The Daily Event, published by Tolmitch Press, www.heywoodgould.com NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Ca, March 5...At the age of 102, blacklisted screenwriter Art Ostrovsky says he is witnessing something he ...
by tolmitch
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Mar 05, 2009 at 04:33 PM PST with 12 Recommends
I wanted to post this this e-mail I received today regarding an Artistic Director at Sacramento Music Theater that is under heavy fire for donating money to a Pro Prop 8 organization. I have ...
by Terrorist Fist Jab
Comment Count 126 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2008 at 01:02 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Talk about loose change . . . If the internets are, in part, the emancipation of decades of isolated control of the means of mass communication, shouldn't we pay homage and take seriously the ...
by Public D
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Jun 08, 2008 at 07:55 AM PDT with 4 Recommends