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.

Wednesday, September 29, 2004
The Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) is being called up. And some Call-ups balk at reporting. Here is how the article defines what the IRR is for:
The Individual Ready Reserve is made up of 111,000 people who have completed their voluntary Army service commitments and have returned to civilian life but remain eligible to be mobilized in a national emergency.
Where is the national emergency? Can you blame these guys for not showing up?

Or how about this one. Depleted uranium (DU) is some nasty stuff, The war's littlest victim, He was exposed to depleted uranium. His daughter may be paying the price. DU is to this war what agent orange was to Vietnam.

Look what the Republicans tried in Ohio, Blackwell ends paper chase. They were going to throw out voter registrations because they weren't on the right paper!?

The Gallup Poll has lost its objectivity, Play the "How can Gallup..." game.

Al Gore has some advice for Kerry on How to Debate George Bush
The biggest single difference between the debates this year and four years ago is that President Bush cannot simply make promises. He has a record. And I hope that voters will recall the last time Mr. Bush stood on stage for a presidential debate. If elected, he said, he would support allowing Americans to buy prescription drugs from Canada. He promised that his tax cuts would create millions of new jobs. He vowed to end partisan bickering in Washington. Above all, he pledged that if he put American troops into combat: "The force must be strong enough so that the mission can be accomplished. And the exit strategy needs to be well defined."

Comparing these grandiose promises to his failed record, it's enough to make anyone want to, well, sigh.



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