Saturday, October 01, 2011

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The Best Among Us

The Best Among Us

by: Chris Hedges, Truthdig | Op-Ed

An activist from the Occupy Wall Street movement is shown being arrested by police in New York on September 24, 2011. (Photo:Brennan Cavanaugh / Flickr)

There are no excuses left. Either you join the revolt taking place on Wall Street and in the financial districts of other cities across the country or you stand on the wrong side of history. Either you obstruct, in the only form left to us, which is civil disobedience, the plundering by the criminal class on Wall Street and accelerated destruction of the ecosystem that sustains the human species, or become the passive enabler of a monstrous evil. Either you taste, feel and smell the intoxication of freedom and revolt or sink into the miasma of despair and apathy. Either you are a rebel or a slave.

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Friday, September 30, 2011

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Being Grownup

As a young child, I thought "being grown up" meant having all the answers. As an adult, I am realizing that "being grown up" means having all the questions. 
Burgandy Alden Smith

Iranian warships close?


The missile program announcement coincided with reports in Iranian newspapers of Iran's plans to deploy Iranian warships close to the Atlantic coast of the United States.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

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If You’re Not Paying for It; You’re the Product

Everybody wants stuff for free but we seldom question what it means to get something for free. Today's quotable moment is a reflection on what it means when a company gives it all away.

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Don't Tread On Me


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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Quote of the Day: Making Friends all across America

[Rick] Perry was a promising Texas politician but not yet governor, he tried some Eastern North Carolina barbecue from King's of Kinston, which was served at the Republican National Convention in Houston.  "I've had road kill that tasted better than that," Perry was quoted as saying.

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Because some times you just need cute.

A group of giant panda cubs nap at a nursery at the research base of the Giant Panda Breeding Centre in Chengdu, in southwest China’s Sichuan province.

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