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greece_demo.jpg image Greek Voters Punish Austerity Parties yanis, Monday, May 7 2012, 9:28am
Greeks quite rightfully vented their anger over imposed austerity measures in the latest elections. It seems Greek citizens refuse to accept responsibility for the reckless actions of Bankers. Where do Bankers and other large financiers get off shifting the blame for their drunken sailor lending onto the public? (story and 1 image)
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 François Hollande image Socialist Imposter wins French Election -- it's business as usual! red, Sunday, May 6 2012, 11:26pm
C'mmon people, is Europe as mindless as the US? Does anyone really expect 'change,' is anyone 'hoping' that the new 'socialist' president will return France to the people and constrain Banking and Corporate parasites? (story and 1 comment and 1 image)
Last Commented Sunday, May 6 2012, 11:37pm
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text Military Dishonour and Corporate Wars for Profit tran, Sunday, May 6 2012, 10:40pm
Regardless of all the (now known) lies and feeble propaganda, ALL today’s wars are fought for Corporate PROFIT – filthy money! Where is the HONOUR in that? Indoctrinated soldiers were led to believe that Saddam Hussein was responsible for 9/11 -- an internal US/Mossad black flag operation in the same CRIMINAL, TRAITOROUS tradition as the USS Liberty attack. The American Reichstag burning (9/11) was 'necessary' in order to launch and justify Corporate America’s ILLEGAL, invasive, corporate WARS of PLUNDER! (story and 1 comment)
Last Commented Sunday, May 6 2012, 11:02pm
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obama_wallstreet.jpg image Obama has "reservations" but he complies anyway! zed, Saturday, May 5 2012, 11:58pm
Drone addicted, child killing, war criminal president Obama -- let's face facts for a change -- pretends to have 'reservations' regarding HIS ROLE in America's rapid descent into a fascist, military State. The latest news is 're-education camps' for activists and social dissenters. Just think independently for a moment and ask how any President of the ONCE free United States could approve a LAW that indefinitely incarcerates without charge or the option of a trial -- I mean think about THAT before you are taken for another distracting propaganda or evangelical fantasy ride! (story and 1 image)
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text Amon stylus, Saturday, May 5 2012, 2:28pm
in Thebes and other places
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audio Occupy Wall Street in a Sentence leon, Saturday, May 5 2012, 10:49am
'You are the ineffective, directionless 99%, they are the highly focused, effective 1% -- that's the REALITY!' (story and 1 comment and 1 audio file)
Last Commented Saturday, May 5 2012, 11:05am
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Naive American youth trained to kill for the Banker and Corporate elite image Violence USA: The Warfare State and the Brutalizing of Everyday Life Henry A Giroux via baz, Saturday, May 5 2012, 12:17am
Since 9/11, the war on terror and the campaign for homeland security have increasingly mimicked the tactics of the enemies they sought to crush. Violence and punishment as both a media spectacle and a bone-crushing reality have become prominent and influential forces shaping American society. As the boundaries between "the realms of war and civil life have collapsed," social relations and the public services needed to make them viable have been increasingly privatized and militarized.(1) The logic of profitability works its magic in channeling the public funding of warfare and organized violence into universities, market-based service providers and deregulated contractors. The metaphysics of war and associated forms of violence now creep into every aspect of American society. (story and 1 image)
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trident_yantra_siva.jpg imagePDF Document The Spanda Principle or Divine Pulsation sadh, Friday, May 4 2012, 12:15pm
I would not dare elaborate on these wonderful attached PDF texts, which form the basis of Kashmiri Trika Saivism, a distinct type of Saivism that was heavily influenced by the intellectual tradition of Chinese Buddhism. These texts constitute the ambrosia of Indian monist teachings while relating to the Indian Saivite tradition. (story and 1 image and 4 attached files)
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Attorney General, Nicola Roxon image America the World's Leading civilian killing Terrorist Nation signs terrorist pact with Oz bluey, Friday, May 4 2012, 2:13am
The world's leading civilian killing, therefore terrorist nation, America, which has been continuously engaged in criminal warfare since the illegal intervention in the Balkans, has signed yet another counter-terrorism pact with the slavish Federal Labor government of Australia -- the irony of that signing may be lost on moron Americans but not so on educated Aussies. (story and 1 comment and 2 images)
Last Commented Saturday, May 5 2012, 12:03am
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text AUSTERITY for WHOM? sandman, Friday, May 4 2012, 12:01am
Economic Austerity programs are designed for the enslaved masses, yes that's right, the average or common people; have you seen bankers or corporate directors/CEOs or other elite rogues under any austerity pressures or 'doing it tough' economically? Not on YOUR life, corrupt elite cabals SHOWER themselves in money and benefits at YOUR expense simply because they can -- and YOU do NOTHING about the GROSS injustices, screaming double standards and gaping disparities, you disgraceful, spineless, shit-eaters! (story and 1 comment)
Last Commented Friday, May 4 2012, 11:18pm
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text Surrounded Russia Threatens Pre-emptive Nuclear Strike peter, Thursday, May 3 2012, 9:45pm
Russia under gutless, squeaking mouse Putin, allowed itself to be surrounded by Western offensive missile and radar systems. It was CLEAR at the time these moves to slow-choke Russia should have been immediately RESISTED with force -- the cowardly Americans tested and won that move and more including offensive installations on yellow dog China's doorstep. (story and 2 comments)
Last Commented Thursday, May 3 2012, 10:26pm
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obama_toasting_dead_babies.jpg image The Crimes of Barack Obama Dave Lindorff via gan, Wednesday, May 2 2012, 11:47pm
As we slog towards another vapid, largely meaningless exercise in pretend democracy with the selection of a new president and Congress this November, it is time to make it clear that the current president, elected four years ago by so many people with such inflated expectations, is a betrayer. We had hoped that Obama would act in progressive ways and keep his promises; however, as is clear today, Obama is not only a betrayer of those hopes, but is a serial violator of his oath of office. Obama is in truth a war criminal, easily the equal of his predecessor George W. Bush and perhaps even of Bush’s regent, former Vice President, Dick Cheney. (story and 1 image)
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text Response to ‘Autumn Leaf’ sandra, Wednesday, May 2 2012, 10:59pm
take the good and leave the rest
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piratebay2.jpg image Telco block on Pirate Bay Backfires big time Lee Taylor via styx, Wednesday, May 2 2012, 10:15pm
A [UK] court ruling ordering telcos to block customers from using The Pirate Bay has reportedly backfired - sending a "record number" of people to the file-sharing website. (story and 1 image)
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sunhorsemoonhorse.jpg image Luminaries wisp, Wednesday, May 2 2012, 12:04pm
a relationship apart (story and 1 image)
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obama4.jpg image Remember Vietnam and the "Light at the end of the Tunnel?" staff report via you're kiddin', Wednesday, May 2 2012, 2:14am
Obama vows to "FINISH THE JOB," in Afghanistan -- would we care to outline what the J-O-B actually is, Mr Drone child killer, Obama? America hasn't fought a legal war in decades. Iraq was a LIE -- over one million innocent civilians dead. Pakistan is a continuing Drone war crime as are the Sudan and Yemen. Libya was a complete travesty; Syria is a crime in the making -- WHAT FUCKIN' JOB are you talking about, you LYING arsehole? Do you imagine the world is as GULLIBLE and STUPID as the cowering, uneducated, genitally groped, American population, you LYING, duplicitous piece of dog shit? (story and 1 comment and 1 image)
Last Commented Wednesday, May 2 2012, 11:17pm
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How many innocent children have we killed today, Mr Obama? image The Obscenity of Unrepresentative Government sal, Monday, Apr 30 2012, 10:12am
It was an American event journo's dinner at the White House that triggered this response. Obama is now known internationally as just another puppet clown serving Wall St elites; it has become painfully obvious to the world that this black (sell-out) lackey is completely devoid of compassion and any sense of empathy with the common people, as indeed are ALL political leaders in Western (former) democracies today. (story and 3 comments and 4 images)
Last Commented Tuesday, May 1 2012, 7:19am
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text House Passes Draconian Internet Spying Bill Tom Burghardt via Kismo, Sunday, Apr 29 2012, 10:57pm
This was to be EXPECTED but I would remind everyone (again) that internet spying is only possible if you reveal your true identity or other identifying data like mobile phone numbers etc -- REVEAL NOTHING that could identify you on the internet, use aliases at ALL times and pre-paid anonymous ISP services. You were warned time and again but you thought it was a game -- well I suppose it is, a nightmare in the making!
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Google spying image Google's illegal Wi-Fi Hacking Exposed by Engineer David Streitfeld via lynx, Sunday, Apr 29 2012, 10:04pm
Google's harvesting of emails, passwords and other sensitive personal information from unsuspecting households in Australia and around the world was neither a mistake nor the work of a rogue engineer, as the company long maintained, but a program that supervisors knew about, according to new details from the full text of a regulatory report. (story and 1 comment and 2 images)
Last Commented Thursday, May 3 2012, 2:10am
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Political Leper, arrogant and insular Juliar Gillard image The Cure and the Disease tom, Sunday, Apr 29 2012, 10:08am
I was particularly amused by the title of a piece (linked) written by veteran Oz political journo, Michelle Grattan, regarding Australia's backstabbing, TOXIC PM, Juliar 'Carbon Sachs' Gillard. It read, "Gillard tries to stop the rot;" hilarious, as Gillard is the rot! It's like sending in 'Typhoid Mary' to cure typhus or Dracula to manage the blood bank. Juliar Gillard has single handedly completely destroyed the Australian Labor Party both at State and Federal levels. Her appalling backstabbing of the public (and Rudd) over the Carbon Tax is the primary reason she has become the first 'political leper' in Australian history -- how anyone imagined she would get away with such a GROSSLY traitorous act, is beyond my comprehension and the Oz publics' judging by catastrophic State Labor losses in recent elections. (story and 1 image)
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