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Socialism? Un-American? I Think Not!

American SocialismThe mood in America couldn’t be darker. I’ve noticed that many articles that bemoan the current state of affairs, i.e.; the corporate control of the two major political parties and the media, the outsourcing of American jobs overseas, the waste fraud and abuse of government and the unbridled military spending in support of major military adventures overseas that cannot be justified by logic, just to name a few, are accompanied by a persistent comment. Many readers of these articles have a comment that basically says “I know what problems we face, why aren’t you suggesting solutions?

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Immigration, Civil Liberties, and the Drug War

arizona immigrationArizona’s horrid law empowering cops to demand that people show their “papers” when suspected of being in the country without government permission holds an important lesson for both so-called progressives and conservatives. It’s a lesson about a seemingly separate issue: drugs.

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Abuse of Palestinian Detainees

children-arrestThe Public Committee Against Torture in Israel (PACTI - stoptorture.org) calls "torture and ill treatment of any kind....incompatible with" moral democratic values. It "advocates for all persons" in Israel and Occupied Palestine to protect them from abusive treatment of all kinds.

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Human Frailty, Criminality and Wall Street

CorruptionAnnapolis and Wall Street: Loyalty, Honor and Truth
 
Ronald Reagan’s mantra-by-acclaim that “Greed is good” is finally beginning to squeak a sour note as some Wall Street mobsters are called to walk the gauntlet exposing their defalcation of America’s economy, and their idea of redistributing wealth.  Tuesday was a very revealing day as Goldman Sachs’ executives paraded before members of the US Congress in a very proud and unrepentant way.

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A Nation Born in Deception

State of IsraelAs Israel attempts today to gloss over the reality of its birth 62 years ago with a sweeping public relations campaign extolling the miraculous “resurrection” of ancient Zion in contemporary times, a new nation seeking only peace with its neighbors, it might be enlightening and valuable to examine the truth.

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