Silence is Consent

If you don't speak up you accept what is happening. This site was born out of the mainstream media's inability to cover the news. I am just an American cititzen trying to spread the word in the era of FCC consolidation, post 9/11 Patriot Act hysteria, hackable voting machines and war without end. I rant and post news items I perceive to be relevant to our current situation.

All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
- Thomas Jefferson

Social Security is not broken and therefore does not need to be fixed

So Called Social Security Crisis (SCSSC)

Comments, questions, corrections, rebuttals are always welcome.

Friday, July 02, 2004

Down with King George!
A July 4th Quiz

Another one bites the dust
Did Saddam Hussein Gas His Own People?
Yet the Star also reported, in a Jan. 31 Opinion page column, that there's reason to believe the story about Saddam "gassing his own people" at Halabja may not even be true.

Are they already desperate?
Bush pushing for religious campaigning
The Bush-Cheney re-election campaign has sent a detailed plan of action to religious volunteers across the country asking them to turn over church directories to the campaign, distribute issue guides in their churches and persuade their pastors to hold voter registration drives.

Do nothing Congress
Analysis: Congress accomplishing little
The lack of approved legislation and only about a month's worth of actual work days left in the schedule for lawmakers to finish the year's business all but guarantee that a litany of spending bills will be approved at the last minute by lawmakers with potentially less understanding about what they are passing than is typical.

I hope it's only a hiccup
Unemployment stuck at high level of 5.6%; underemployment higher than at recovery's start
After a few months of healthy job growth, employment grew by just 112,000 jobs in June 2004. The employment growth that began in September 2003 has not been vigorous enough to reduce unemployment, which has remained at 5.6% since January 2004, the same rate as when the recovery began in November 2001 and far higher than the 4.2% level when the recession began in March 2001.



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