Daily Archives: November 8, 2011

Why did they foreclose?

Occupy Atlanta Encamps In Neighborhood To Save Police Officer’s Home From Foreclosure Occupy Atlanta has repeatedly run into hurdles, as it has been evicted from Woodruff Park in Atlanta multiple times by the city’s unsympathetic mayor, Kasim Reed. Yet the … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Meltdown, Housing Bubble, Occupy Wall Street, OWS, Uncategorized | Tagged | 27 Comments

They came, they saw, they put it out

Occupy Vancouver built a sacred/forbidden fire in a 55 gallon barrel. Vancouver FD and PD entered the park, moved protesters out of the way, put out the fire and took the barrel. The protesters were left weeping, wailing and gnashing … Continue reading

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The Best Game of Chicken Ever

Herman Cain offered no alternative histories. He offered no apologies. He had no stories to recall. His denial was that nothing happened. The media loves the idea of proving a negative. If nothing happened, why can’t Cain produce evidence of … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Elections, GOP Shenanigans, Herman Cain | 30 Comments

Trespass Oakland

Occupy Oakland’s new target – foreclosed buildings Now that their general strike is over, Occupy Oakland activists are looking for a new initiative to keep the momentum rolling – and their gaze is turning toward taking over foreclosed or abandoned … Continue reading

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Tinfoil Tuesday: Reader’s Choice

Poll inspired by HelenK

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Finney, Neblett and the scary black love machine

MSNBC’s Karen Finney: Will GOP Rally Around Cain Despite Accuser Being White? MSNBC commentator Karen Finney waded into the muddied waters of sexual politics and miscegenation on Monday’s Martin Bashir. “It’s going to be fascinating to see how this story … Continue reading

Posted in Herman Cain, Playing the Race Card, Racism, Sexism and Misogyny | Tagged | 55 Comments

Where did the money go?

Let’s say it’s 1986, you’re in your mid-twenties and you and your spouse decide to buy a home for you and your two young children. You live in a medium-large city and you both have good jobs. With a little … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Financial Meltdown, Housing Bubble, Occupy Wall Street, OWS, Uncategorized, Wall Street Banks | Tagged , | 39 Comments

364 to go

Our federal election day is the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November on even-numbered years. Today is the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in an odd-numbered year. That means 52 weeks from today is election … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Elections, Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged | 19 Comments