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Thought of the day

December 21, 2011
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Thought of the day

Call it like you see it, but take off the moron-colored glasses first. Tweet This Post

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RE: NDAA – Dan Carlin Offers Modest Proposal

December 18, 2011
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Common Sense with Dan Carlin

Sad Paradox: Democratic Presidents provide Republicans cover for the most egregious Neocon policies. Dan Carlin offers a modest proposal – “neighborhood safety sweeps” in his Common Sense Show 214 – The Bitter Harvest of Fear (podcast mp3) that highlights the dangers of the National Defense Authorization Act. Carlin suggests that Democrats, who are passive and…

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Why Does Media Cast Occupy As Violent, When Tea Partiers Showed Up With Guns?

November 21, 2011
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Why Does Media Cast Occupy As Violent, When Tea Partiers Showed Up With Guns?

Mainstream media, especially the Fox News propaganda channel variety, are falling all over themselves to portray the Occupy movement at a mob of violent anarchists. When heavily armed police in riot gear pepper spray seated, unarmed protestors, it’s somehow twisted into “more Occupy Wall Street violence.” Yet a few short months ago, tea party protesters…

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Greenville Journal Publishes Occupy Wall Street Account

November 19, 2011
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Greenville Journal Publishes Occupy Wall Street Account

The Greenville Journal published my account of my first trip to Occupy Wall Street in their November 18, 2011 edition, In My Own Words section. I don’t believe they publish the Journal online, so you’ll have to find a printed copy. Their website lists locations where the Journal can be found. I’ve requested permission to…

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Occupy Cal Students Show Unbelievable Bravery Against Police Brutality

November 12, 2011
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Occupy Cal Students Show Unbelievable Bravery Against Police Brutality

Occupy Cal: This is what Courage looks like If you’re an American or anyone around the globe, who saw America’s constitutionally-guaranteed rights of free speech and peaceful assembly as proof that some pockets of liberty can take hold, this video of California police officers pummeling unarmed students will break your heart.  At the same time,…

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OccupyAsheville.org Offers Great FAQ On Occupy Movement

November 11, 2011
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OccupyAsheville.org Offers Great FAQ On Occupy Movement

OccupyAsheville.org’s FAQ page provides one of clearest descriptions of the Occupy movement that I’ve read so far. Check it out. Tweet This Post

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Harry Siegel Explains Occupy Wall St. Community On Majority Report

November 9, 2011
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Harry Siegel Explains Occupy Wall St. Community On Majority Report

Curious about how the Occupy Wall Street community works? Sam Seder of The Majority Report has a great interview with journalist Harry Siegel about the working of the General Assembly and other decision-making groups at Occupy Wall Street. Here’s...

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Backlash To Right-Wing Extremism Begins With 2011 Elections

November 9, 2011
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Backlash To Right-Wing Extremism Begins With 2011 Elections

Backlash to the right-wing mania that swept the country in 2010 has picked up serious momentum with the 2011 off-year election results. Sanity and the wisdom of the 99% scored three big wins in yesterday’s elections: Ohio voters overturned the anti-union bill pushed by Republican Gov. John Kasich and the Republican-controlled Ohio legislature. Mississippi voters…

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My Occupy Wall Street Statement

November 8, 2011
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My Occupy Wall Street Statement

Before I drove from South Carolina to New York to join the Occupy Wall Street movement, I wrote a little statement that I intended to deliver to the Occupiers via the “people’s mic.” But as I sat through my first evening’s general assembly, I was humbled and decided I’d be better off listening than talking.…

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Checkout my Occupy Wall Street Photo page

November 6, 2011
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Checkout my Occupy Wall Street Photo page

I spent three days, two nights at Occupy Wall Street, New York City, October 21-23, 2011. I snapped a few shots, and they don’t all suck. Have a look: Occupy Wall Street Photos Tweet This Post

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