I have no kids, and I want my tax dollars used to educate homeless children

If I am supporting the community — then that means all the children in the community — not just those with the benefits of a stable home.

NY Governor gives State of the State: The People and Occupy gather elsewhere…

If you are interesting in coverage on conservative, old school, Democrat politician Governor Andrew Cuomo has to say, you can find good coverage of his State of the State speech here: www.capitaltonight.com If you want to see what the grassroots and occupiers think, here are excerpts from an article at The Times Union: (excerpt from) […]

Party Transfer Day 11/8/11

IW:  Everyone knows that 11/5 is Bank Transfer Day.  We should have Party Transfer Day on Election Day 11/8.  On 11/5, depositors should move their money out of the corporate banks and into self-controlled credit unions. On 11/8 voters should move their votes and enrollment out of corporate parties — the Democratic Party and Republican […]

Article: Who are the Occupy Wall Street protesters? (including political breakdown)

There is an article in the NY Times that reveals a Fordham professor’s survey of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators. Thanks to Independent Political Report for the story. Summary of question about political party identification. Of 301 adults who responded: 39% said they did not identify with any political party 24% said they were Democrats 11% […]

In NY: Democratic Party Governor defies public, will stand with Republicans to oppose millionaire’s tax

Update on 10/19/2011: While one organization tried to honor Andrew Cuomo, Occupy Wall Street protesters gathered outside. An attendee, feminist author Naomi Wolf, realized their point, and she was arrested for standing on the sidewalk to draw attention to Cuomo’s objection to the millionaire’s tax. Great video! She was arrested in her fancy dress for […]

Why I Joined the Green Party (via The Populist Farmer)

But what if you start to realize that BOTH sides are really one in the same? What do you do when you recognize that BOTH sides are bought and paid for by the corporations that funded their multi-million dollar election campaigns? What happens next when you come to the conclusion that BOTH sides are happy […]

LI Dem Electeds Support Nuclear Power

IW:  No, this headline is not a throwback from 30 years ago.  Thought I can still remember  1980’s Assemblyman Pat Halpin (D) telling my Mom he supported Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant.  She told him he was crazy.  The other time I remember my Mom disagreeing with him was when he asked her to support Koch […]

Are you a disgruntled Democratic Party or Republican Party member?

Posted by Kimberly Wilder: Zabby is a political friend and colleague of mine, for whom we share some views and a similar level of passion: Message from Zabby: Welcome… Disgruntled democrats and disgruntled republicans, both women and men, who are willing to wage a coalition of primaries in the 2011 upcoming election for 19 elected […]

An Open Letter to War Loving (Democratic/Republican) Frauds by Cindy Sheehan (via Dandelion Salad)

Dear War Loving (Democratic or Republican) Fraud, I know many of you don’t really care, but in exactly 15 days, it will be seven years since my oldest son (whom I never “abandoned” and raised with his father and three siblings until he went into the Army when he was 21), Casey was killed in this […]

Wisconsin Would Be The First Domino – We Are All Wisconsinites (via Peace and Justice Online)

The crisis in Wisconsin has the potential to drastically diminish the rights, salaries, and working conditions of Americans throughout the country.  Whether they are public employees, private sector employees, union members, or non-union workers, America’s working families will suffer if the conservative efforts in Wisconsin are successful. Public-sector employees are entitled to collective bargaining rights, […]

Obama’s Militarization of Rights: DADT & the DREAM Act

Am I the only one who has notices that the Democratic Party is militarizing our rights? I was sparked to make this observation by the rogue drone that was heading toward DC a while back. Talk about chickens coming home to roost.  Our own security has become a war zone.  We are stripped searched like […]

Green Party: Obama’s compromise tax package will blow up the deficit, undermine Social Security

Obama’s compromise tax package will blow up the deficit, undermine Social Security, say Greens urging House Democrats to vote nay • Tax-cut deal with GOP seals Obama’s betrayal of working Americans who elected him, say Greens Green Party leaders urged House Democrats to stand firm and do what they can to block President Obama’s tax […]

Death of The Nation | Dissident Voice

Then came 2006 when the Dems promised impeachment hearings against Bush for his wars should they win control of the House. The Nation urged us to vote Democratic, and when the hearings did not materialize silence on the issue fell over The Nation. John Conyers was the Democrat’s poster boy for the promise of impeachment, […]

Election Outcomes: How the 2010 elections made history, affected the political landscape, and shaped my world

The facts and figures in this piece are largely from two places: “Twenty ways the 2010 election made history“, (posted at San Francisco Chronicle) and posts and links from “Endgame” daily roundup) and other articles at the Daily Politics blog. Kimberly writes: Yesterday, I discovered that the overall affect that this election had on me […]

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