God and Mammon

Written by David Corn on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Both parties are in a money frenzy, however. The collectors at the Democratic and Republican headquarters are each angling to bank several hundred million dollars in soft money (unrestricted donations that mostly come from millionaires, corporations and unions). Moreover, these funds will be used to skirt election laws by financing ads and activities slyly designed [&hellip
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More on Boy Scouts and Gerbils

Written by None - Do not Delete on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

But that’s not what’s going on with Hillary Clinton and her randy husband. She’s not defending him out of friendship or sympathy. She’s defending him because without him she is nothing. She’s in it for the power; therefore his enemies are her enemies, and she’s willing to put up with anything from him in order [&hellip
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El Barrio

Written by Christian Viveros-Faune on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

  Sixty-six years later, after congressionally ratified national wars on poverty, the bright but failed promises of the Great Society and a seeming revolving door of state, city and community revitalization projects, the lowdown, dirty misery of being poor in America remains much as Orwell described it in Down and Out In Paris and London: [&hellip
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Village Voice 1, Alt Press 0

Written by Andrey Slivka on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

What McGowan’s referring to is the harassment complaint that’s been filed against him in Manhattan Criminal Court by Sean Hannity and Steve Malzberg, the unintelligent right-wing WABC talk-radio bleacher bums. Apparently, McGowan peppered the radio personalities with hundreds of critical, sometimes abusive, faxes between January and June of this year, with the result that Hannity [&hellip
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Baseball Cards & Other Memorabilia:I’m in Bermuda and Rick Lazio Isn’t

Written by Russ Smith on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

I’m in Bermuda and Rick Lazio Isn’t It’s just before five a.m. last Tuesday, and an unshaven white geezer ambles, not stumbles, into Morgan’s Deli on Hudson St. in Tribeca, with a crooked grin on his face. Mentioning to no one in particular that it’s now dark at this hour in August, he whispers to a customer: “You know, this [&hellip
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