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Doodads — Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart talk

My two favorite "comedians," that I see more as beacons of truth that also happen to be funny, Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart, talk a little about the revolution going on in the streets that began with the murder of George Floyd.  Let me rephrase that.  What sparked the revolution in the streets has been… Continue reading Doodads — Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart talk

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Jon Stewart Interview and new movie

The June 15, 2020 issue of The New York Times Magazine has a feature interview with Jon Stewart being interviewed by David Marchese, called, “Jon Stewart is Back to Weigh In.” When asked about George Floyd's murder by police: The police are a reflection of a society. They’re not a rogue alien organization that came… Continue reading Jon Stewart Interview and new movie

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The Heart of the Uprising in Minneapolis, by Luke Mogelson — Rise Up Times

Lengthy, detailed, UNBIASED reporting on Minneapolis over a period of time, from the first riots at ground zero to at least June 7.  If you want the nitty gritty from a journalist who was there, this is one to read.   “It’s not just about George Floyd,” she told me. “It’s about all the unseen… Continue reading The Heart of the Uprising in Minneapolis, by Luke Mogelson — Rise Up Times

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Doodads — 5/15/20

I've been working out in the yard a lot these past days.  So many things to report!   Other news:  One of the bluebird houses is.... occupied by bluebirds!  I moved a couple houses around and one of them is off by itself.  I couldn't be any happier to see them.  Trillers have bullied them… Continue reading Doodads — 5/15/20

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Chris Hedges on Biden vs. Trump, Bernie Sanders, Corporate Media, Assange & State of the Left — Rise Up Times

Chris Hedges interview that is very much worth watching!   https://youtu.be/elJwNiAgcmA A fixed election system, mainstream corporate media, and more. via Chris Hedges on Biden vs. Trump, Bernie Sanders, Corporate Media, Assange & State of the Left — Rise Up Times

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IT’S A SCANDAL THAT WE DON’T KNOW WHO SUPPORTED THE CORONAVIRUS BAILOUT. HELP US FIND OUT. — Rise Up Times

How is it that there was such a rush to pass this bill they felt there was no need to tally up how many or who voted for it?  Take a look at the pork attached to it.  Then look at who got crumbs (GUESS!)  Then tell me to trust them to do the right… Continue reading IT’S A SCANDAL THAT WE DON’T KNOW WHO SUPPORTED THE CORONAVIRUS BAILOUT. HELP US FIND OUT. — Rise Up Times

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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