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.

Tuesday, November 23, 2004
What was Pappy Bush worried about in 1999?
What's Behind the Bush-Pinochet Friendship?
Former President George Bush is acting strangely these days, as if he may
have something to hide.

On April 12 The London Times reported that Bush had written a letter
supporting former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, whom British
authorities have detained since October while trying to decide whether to
let a Spanish magistrate extradite and try him for crimes against humanity.
I've always loved history. Makes you wondered what would have happened if his son didn't steal the election in 2000.

There is a conservative that admits heterosexuals have alreadey messed up marriage pretty bad
Conservatives urge broader look at factors threatening marriage
"That was the best argument same-sex marriage advocates had: 'Where were you when no- fault divorce went through?' " said Allan Carlson, a conservative scholar who runs a family studies center in Rockford, Ill. "Any thoughtful defender of marriage has to say, 'You're right. We were asleep at the switch in the '60s and '70s.' "
Yes, divorce is worse for marriage than gay marriage.

Olbermann's latest on the recount
Hanging Chads and Hanging Participles
In Ohio, the reality of the recount is beginning to sink in, and local governments aren’t happy about it. The Associated Press ran a story Monday afternoon in which its reporter quoted the incoming president of the Ohio Association of Election Officials, Keith Cunningham. “The inference is that Ohio election officials will not count every vote,” said the man who is currently head of the Board of Elections in Allen County (that’s the Lima area, northwest of Columbus). “That’s just insulting; it’s frivolous and simply harassment.”
American what?
American Fascism
What did the Fascist regimes in Italy, Germany, and Spain have in common? They consisted of a highly militarized state, backed by corporation and a wealthy elite, that rose to power through a false populism that exploited the public’s fear of foreigners and “moral degenerates.” This precisely defines the formula that Karl Rove designed to consolidate the Bush administration’s power in the recent election.



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