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18 April 2011 ~ Comments Off

Corporate tax dodgers get a tax bill from OKC members

MoveOn members and supporters rallied and listened to Frosty Troy and others set the record straight on the so-called deficit crisis, then presented employees at a local Chase Bank with a “bill” for Morgan Chase’s unpaid taxes. has been giving Oklahoma a bit of attention in the past few months, trying to build up their activist “council” in Oklahoma… Read the rest

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14 April 2011 ~ Comments Off

59-minute Progressive Rally on a Moral Budget

Ok, it was yesterday’s Democracy Now! show, but if you watch it, I think you will agree with my assessment. DN! is always good, but this one was particularly inspiring.… Read the rest

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31 January 2011 ~ Comments Off

Peace Arena sells out!

I’ve succumbed to placing a web ad on the site. Oh, well, so much for my integrity, right? Ah, I hope not. But, yeah, I’ve become an affiliate of a domain registrar called Namecheap, which I’ve been using for about a year now. Based on that, I’m pretty sure they don’t suck, at least not relative to certain well… Read the rest

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19 January 2011 ~ Comments Off

Oklahoma’s good old days

Oklahoma was once a hotbed of radical labor organizing. I say, let’s take our state BACK! If the image doesn’t display, see 1/20/2011 event here: Update/Caveat: I don’t know anything about this organizer or period, so I don’t mean to imply any endorsement of violence that may have been involved.… Read the rest

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13 December 2010 ~ Comments Off

The angry students of London: Harbingers of things to come?

In Britain, the university tuitions have been tripled, due to government austerity budgets and their version of the catfood commission and Obama/McConnell dealmaking deciding who has to pay for the bankers’ crimes (won’t be the bankers, you can bet). Students will be expected to make up the difference, basically introducing the American model of higher education where most opportunities are… Read the rest

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11 December 2010 ~ Comments Off

Just wondering

Consider how our federal legislators voted on starting and sustaining our wars, how they voted for Bush’s tax cuts, and how they voted on recovery measures, then tell me, which of them are are deficit hawks?… Read the rest

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07 December 2010 ~ Comments Off

Everybody knows

We’ve been had.… Read the rest

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05 December 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Tom Coburn thinks he is Don Quixote

Facebook | Oklahomans for Motor Vehicle Safety. Our fanatical senator (ok, ONE of our fanatical senators, the younger one), is on one of his high horses, not that he ever gets off that horse. This time he’s blocking legislation that got 99 votes from the rest of the Senate. Yes, our hero is single-handedly holding up a live-saving bill… Read the rest

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14 November 2010 ~ Comments Off

I solved the deficit!

and I didn’t touch Social Security or Medicare. I did touch the Pentagon pretty aggressively, in fact, I went the full Monty (at least as far as the NY Times You Fix the Deficit tool would let me) on military spending — and it would still be bigger than necessary to protect the county.… Read the rest

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