When campaigning for the presidency, Obama promised us that if elected, he’d move America away from fascism, by ending the Bush policies of torture and fanatic militarism in two important ways: First, he’d terminate the practice of sending the so-called "enemy non-combatants" to over 170 foreign military bases for torture, and end the notorious military tribunals that deny detainees basic rights. It was change most of us believed in, but has never come.
Your Time is a Real Treasure or Volunteering 101 It has come to my attention that there are some people and organizations trying to abuse the grassroots (i.e. middle America, the silent majority, the real people). They are doing it in some very manipulative ways and I want to be sure that you are properly […]
“When they do it to you once—and you learn, you become a philosopher…but if they do it to you twice you’re an idiot.” (I’m not actually quoting someone, I just made it up.)
I just got back from Portland and a great training session organized by Katja. When I got home I downloaded a ton […]
Thanks to Michael Geist for this update on ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) and our internet freedom:
I flew through BWI airport a few weeks ago, and saw signs posted in the security line indicating they’re piloting the TSA’s controversial new full body imagers.
I wasn’t thrilled, to say the least.
In honor of Earth Day, I thought I’d do a little research on my favorite company… Monsanto. Specifically, the “safety” protocol they used to bring their flagship product, RoundUp weed-killer, to market. Disgusting, really:
Rep. Paul Ryan, Republican from Wisconsin, has been recently touted as a potential rising star. He is saying a lot of the right things. On the April 8 Glenn Beck radio show, Glenn mentions potential Republican presidential candidates for 2012, and among them was Paul Ryan.
Red flag. I recalled seeing him on John Stossel’s Fox […]
SHOCKING! Is it possible our efforts actually can have an impact on the political establishment??
Did multilingual ballots and illegal alien voting determine who won close races in the last election? Who knows for sure? But what I can tell you, for certain, is that, every year, more and more Americans are having their votes cancelled out by ten…
Very good article on selling with written words and ads:
“People don’t read advertising, they read what’s interesting. Sometimes, it’s an ad.”
What I Learned at the Franklin Mint — That Most Marketers Still Don’t Know
By Drayton Bird
How many geniuses have you met?
I met Charlie Chaplin (very briefly) in 1966 while working on publicity for the […]
This film is about the history of Progressivism – how it has impacted American politics, government policy and where it ultimately leads.