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Presidential candidate statement: Darryl Cherney

The future is in our hearts. The most important quality in a President is the ability to inspire and lead. We require someone who knows that we have fallen over the precipice and are grasping for a branch to hold on to. I co-organized the campaigns that saved Headwaters Redwood Forest and won $4 million […]

Enough! Jill Stein for President (Video)

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Green Party Nominates Jill Stein for President (CNN Video)

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People’s State of the Union: A Green New Deal for America

People’s State of the Union: A Green New Deal for America from Jill Stein for President on Vimeo. READ THE FULL TEXT:

Cynthia McKinney: Ruminations on President Obama’s Tenure Thus Far and “Acceptable Punditry”

I have played around with this idea for hours now, on whether or not to write this piece.  But the events of the last few hours, I believe, mandate that I raise my voice once again.

I have read and re-read President Obama’s Joint Congressional Address.  All of the “acceptable punditry” have spoken and given the President glowing reviews.  And so, to them and the population that still believes in them, “All is right with the world.”  But for the rest of us, who refuse to swallow the pill that puts us into the Matrix, a good dose of reality is strongly called for.

But reality is not what we’re getting, not even from one of the national columnists whom I’ve met, Maureen Dowd.

I think Maureen Dowd characterized it as “Spock at the Bridge.”  Now, being the Trekkie that I am, that headline grabbed my attention.  I nearly gagged, however, when I got to the line supposedly from President Obama calling President Bush to proclaim, “‘I’m ending your stupid war.’ Mission Relinquished.”

Why write things like this now that it is clear that the Obama Administration is continuing the Bush policies for missile strikes inside Pakistan; torture; rendition for torture; public release of Bush Administration e-mails; illegal wiretaps; status of prisoners at the U.S. base in Bagram, Afghanistan; and workplace immigration raids?   Read more »

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