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Archive for August 2010

When Christianity Is a Bad Word

August 25, 2010

Can you believe the depths to which the neo-conservative right will sink to? Just when you thought they could go no lower, like a Limbo pole, they lower the bar. Christian evangelist Franklin Graham, the son of Billy Graham, chose to jump directly into the conversation about President Obama’s religion. And let’s take a look at the faith: if Obama was to accept Jesus Christ as his “personal savior,” the way Christians believe one must in order to claim the faith, then why is it that he is still a Muslim to them? Simply because, that’s what they want. Nevermind what he said, never mind the facts.

Training Your Replacement

August 18, 2010

Can you believe the stupidity of the people who call themselves “true Americans?” Year after year, they fight against the people whom they are—the working class—by supporting big corporations that take from them. 15 years ago, it was Levis, then Fruit of the Loom, then it was Enron and today, it’s Hilton Hotels.

Winning A War with Smoke & Mirrors

August 4, 2010

Could it be, is it true? Did the contemporary magician, David Copperfield actually make the World Trade Center disappear? Well…I did see it with my own eyes—didn’t I? Well, the same way you believed that illusion, you can believe President Obama’s claim: “Combat operations in Iraq have ended.” Now, we can claim victory in Iraq…surely, you jest. No, it’s a president’s slight of hand. It may look like we’ve pulled out of Iraq, but only in word, not in deed. It’ one hell of an illusion…