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Practicality, Partisanship, or Profit?

February 28, 2012

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We have all heard the excuses for over 3 years now; Obama is playing 3 dimensional chess, he doesn’t have 60 senators, progress requires compromise, etc. The hero worshipping of the leader logic has bled from the right wing into the Democratic Party. Anyone who hasn’t been under a rock the past 30 years is […]

Empathy: Utopian Pipedream of the Left or Neurologically Sound

February 28, 2012

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Growing up in the United States you come to understand a few common sense concepts growing up. The outside world is a Hobbian dystopia, where greed, lust, and tragedy run rampant. Interrelationships only occur out of forced necessity, not genetic in nature, but a product of governments making us behave or face consequences. Imagining getting […]

The Untold Arab Uprising: America’s Role in Suppressing Bahraini Descent

February 28, 2012

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Bahrain, a little known country to Americans, may hold the secrets to most of the United States foreign policy intentions. Home to the United States Navy’s Fifth Fleet, Bahrain is a key ally for the American military. The US backed Sunni monarchy for the past year has violently cracked down on peaceful protestors. While the […]

Think About It

February 27, 2012

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Here is something to think about: People say to invest in gold it is always gaining value and is an excellent investment. This is not actually correct. Gold holds value, it is your dollar that is losing value through inflation. As the dollar loses value gold prices appear to rise. This is kind of shocking […]

“… on earth as it is in heaven ‘

February 27, 2012

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It matters not if there is the heaven as our religions describe it. Yet, there must be something more vital and more sustained than what we now exist in. Why? Well, look around you, and study history. All we find is that there have, it seems, always been those among us who wanted more and […]

Class War In The Sunshine State

February 26, 2012

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There is a very dangerous bill that the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, OSI Restaurant Partners, and other players are trying to pass through the Florida senate as I type this. SB 2106, originally introduced as SPB 7210, is a proposed bill to slash the hourly wage for tipped employees from the current minimum wage […]

Ramdom Words…

February 26, 2012

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The unions have been targeted for assassination the media has your opinion feed in daily rotation as you click back and fourth from station to station it sounds different but it’s a copy with little rotation we are helping ourselves protect another nation? death from above dropping uranium that’s depleted that vaporises in the air […]

Occupy Around the State: News about Occupy Florida

February 26, 2012

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   Miami- Occupy Miami was evicted January 31 from its home dubbed “Peace City” near the Stephen P. Clark Government Center in Downtown Miami. According to the Huffington Post “At least three people were arrested”. The brave Occupiers chanted “All night, all day; Occupy M-I-A!” as cops in riot gear formed ranks; banging batons against riot shields […]

Bradley Manning Nominated for The Nobel Prize

February 26, 2012

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  Pfc. Bradley Manning, A U.S. Soldier being held in solitary confinement for allegedly passing U.S. Government files on to the whistleblower website "Wikileaks"; has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Pfc. Manning is currently on trial in a military court in Fort Meade,Maryland facing 22 criminal charges including Violating Military Code as well as […]

..and we press on (Oakland Solidarity)

February 1, 2012

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…and we press on with a raised fist we resist side steppin’ the teargas with an anarchist twist this is guerrilla warfare in the concrete jungle w/pepper-spray mist through the thunder of flash bang grenades we make our list conquering all obstacles and roadblocks that preexist pew! a rubber-bullet just flew past my head and […]

Advancing Medicine and Differential Diagnosis through Activism: A Look Into Occupy

February 1, 2012

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Western medicine and diagnosis techniques, similarly to western politics, have long preached the necessity to isolate symptoms in order to solidify the mind body barrier. To ponder otherwise would begin not just a critical analysis of medicine but law, punishment, racism, sexism, and economics. Just imagine that if the environment played a role in our […]

Dear Students; Occupy the Student Debt Crisis

February 1, 2012

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There is an upset in the socio-economic classes in the US. Such an extreme that in fact only 1 percent of the population is in the upper class consisting of select individuals and big corporations earning more then 350 thousand dollars a year. The other 99 percent of the population is falling further behind every […]

Mic Check, Mic Check 1, 2, ROMNEY!!

February 1, 2012

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Upon arrival in Ormond Beach FL, his first stop in beautiful sunny Florida, Mitt Romney was given a warm mic check welcome by Occupy Daytona. It was January 22nd when slightly fewer than twenty of Occupy Daytona’s occupiers infiltrated Mittens’ rally with over two-thousand attendees. The brave few endured horrible country music such as Toby […]

JANUARY ROUND-UP

February 1, 2012

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Occupy Daytona Beach completed 42 hours of round-the-clock Sidewalk Solidarity over New Year’s weekend. Starting at 5:00 pm on Friday, December 30, at the corner of International Speedway Blvd. (ISB) and Nova Rd., about 5 occupiers were present. As the evening went on that number grew to around 12, about 9 stayed through the night. […]

SOLIDARITY: OUR ONLY HOPE

February 1, 2012

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Our freedoms are vanishing; our brothers and sisters are becoming poorer and hungrier, our Earth is becoming more polluted and less vibrant, our lives are becoming less meaningful! What is the cause of this quandary? We are under the control of a greed fueled Empire with the backing of colossal corporations and a one sided […]