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Category Archive for 'Class War'

Here’s one. Putting Democrats in control gives us a chance to fix things like this: Joshua Cohen works with troubled student loan borrowers. What’s surprised Cohen lately is the increasing number of gray-haired people walking in his doors with a problem: A portion of their meager Social Security benefits are being taken by the government […]

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How could I not have known this?

I’m reading “The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI” by Betty Medsger, and find out that 10 days after the shootings at Kent State, the same thing happened in Mississippi, at Jackson State — a black college — at a protest against our invasion of Cambodia. Two students were killed and twelve […]

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Just look at the comments left by people giving money to the cop who shot Michael Brown: Over $100,000 has been raised for Darren Wilson. But man, why must liberals bring RACE into this?! It's about…oh. pic.twitter.com/UHagxSTuDL — Bastard Keith (@BastardKeith) August 21, 2014

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They really are at war with the residents: For the third time since the police slaying of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, St. Louis County police raided the Greater St. Mark Church property Wednesday. Church leaders have allowed community activists to use the gymnasium of an abandoned private school on church property as a first […]

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I read about this yesterday, but didn’t have time to look at it until today. This is a shocking video of St. Louis police killing 25-year-old Kajieme Powell, a mentally-ill man who stole a snack cake and two drinks from a convenience store: The video shows that police told Powell to remove his hand from […]

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It was nice while the illusion lasted: A new study from Princeton spells bad news for American democracy—namely, that it no longer exists. Asking “Who really rules?” researchers Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page argue that over the past few decades America’s political system has slowly transformed from a democracy into an oligarchy, where wealthy […]

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Citizens are always far too slow to make the connection between their lack of participation in the political system and their likely oppression by said system. Politicians respond to constituents! I’m pretty sure we’re going to see a full-court press now to get Ferguson residents registered. Now if they just turn out and vote, they […]

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Imagine that: When people know the Kochs want someone elected, they don’t want them! I applaud the citizens of Michigan for being awake enough to understand: The Koch brothers’ front group Freedom Partners abruptly canceled $1.1 million in ads in Michigan aimed to help elect Republicans last week, according to Politico. Did the brothers Koch look at […]

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