Monthly Archives: October 2012

99Rise: The Movement to End the Domination of Big Money in Politics

Last Thursday I protested with the group 99Rise at Citibank. We wanted Citibank to immediately and fully disclose their outside political spending. Not surprisingly, Citibank refused to sign the petition; therefore, we peacefully protested outside of the bank and refused … Continue reading

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“I’m tired of Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney!”

Do you think that this has been a bloody campaign full of robocalls, bogus letters, and billboards? Well you have not seen anything yet! With less than a week until this unusually close race comes to a close, both Democrats … Continue reading

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No Care for Climate Change

In the wake of the massive tragedy that is Hurricane Sandy, few people are questioning the causes. Although natural disasters do occur without a direct cause, global warming is an issue that is being put on the back-burner by many politicians … Continue reading

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Whose Vote Still Matters?

Last Wednesday Mark Leibovich, the New York Times Magazine political reporter, told our Politics 101 class something that intensely piqued my interest: his vote means almost nothing since President Obama would win Washington D. C. in a landslide with or … Continue reading

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The Real “October Surprise”

It’s not a surprise that the election is coming up in a week. It’s probably a little more of a surprise that the east coast is currently suffering through some power outages and oh, that’s right. A hurricane. Could this … Continue reading

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Obama’s Revolutions?

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/10/30/bernard-henri-levy-on-barack-obama-s-three-revolutions.html In a recent article by Bernard Henri Levy, he spells out three so called “revolutions” that President Obama achieved that prove he has not been the craven and incompetent fool his detractors depict him as. These “revolutions” of course require the President’s reelection … Continue reading

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On the Eve of the Election, We Have Now Entered the Twilight Zone

“Barack Obama says he saved the auto industry. But for who? Ohio or China?…Under President Obama, [General Motors] cut 15,000 American jobs, but they are planning to double the number of cars built in China, which means 15,000 more jobs … Continue reading

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