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SAVE OUR VA: Veterans say NO to Privatization! — Rise Up Times

Spreading the word.  Our Veterans Deserve Quality Care. “The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has the best integrated healthcare system for veterans in America according to many studies.” via SAVE OUR VA: Veterans say NO to Privatization! — Rise Up Times

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Under the Guise of a Fact Check, NPR Provides a Propaganda Twofer — Rise Up Times

Read this about NPR and an agenda to instill fear of Bernie Sanders in a sneaky way. At the end of the essay is the following definition of democratic socialism, and there are multiple sources annotated with it.  It helps me to understand what Bernie means when he says he is a democratic socialist. Definition:… Continue reading Under the Guise of a Fact Check, NPR Provides a Propaganda Twofer — Rise Up Times

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#FFC 56 — Descent

The election was over. King Joffrey had been trounced every which-way. Raising a tiny fist to the sky, the deposed despot screamed, “I'll grab you by the p*ssy again someday, you'll see!” There was a loud clap of thunder and all clouds within sight gathered high in the sky. Lightning flashed and the supercloud descended.… Continue reading #FFC 56 — Descent

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Happy Super Tuesday! — Hobo Moon Cartoons

PLEASE VOTE TODAY IF YOU LIVE IN THESE STATES: Super Tuesday states include Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Virginia. IT'S IMPORTANT.  THANK YOU!   https://www.youtube.com/embed/P0rGVJC1fXM?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&start=18&wmode=transparent Not me. Us. via Happy Super Tuesday! — Hobo Moon Cartoons

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Chris Hedges, Class: The Little Word the Elites Want You to Forget — Rise Up Times

This is a very articulate essay on where we find ourselves politically as a nation right now.  Please read if you get a chance. “The Democratic Party elites will use any mechanism, no matter how nefarious and undemocratic, to prevent Sanders from obtaining the nomination.” via Chris Hedges, Class: The Little Word the Elites Want You… Continue reading Chris Hedges, Class: The Little Word the Elites Want You to Forget — Rise Up Times

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Bridge, “Michigan’s nonpartisan, nonprofit news source” headline: Detroit says no proof water shutoffs harm health. Get real, experts say.

February 26, 2020Joel KurthMichigan Health Watch Detroit water shutoffs   DETROIT — Water is life, the old saying goes. But does denying it to thousands of people pose a threat to public health? More than 150 years of science may say yes, experts say, but that may not be enough as the Detroit City Council… Continue reading Bridge, “Michigan’s nonpartisan, nonprofit news source” headline: Detroit says no proof water shutoffs harm health. Get real, experts say.

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Chris Hedges: What Is Happening to Assange Will Happen to the Rest of Us — Rise Up Times

The latest update on Assange.  If this doesn't scare you I don't know what will.   “The publication of classified documents is not yet a crime in the United States. If Assange is extradited and convicted, it will become one.” via Chris Hedges: What Is Happening to Assange Will Happen to the Rest of Us —… Continue reading Chris Hedges: What Is Happening to Assange Will Happen to the Rest of Us — Rise Up Times