Wisconsin Uprising Takes Hold in DC: the Occupation of BGR HeadQuarters

by Reverend Manny and the Twilight Empire

This past weekend saw a rally in Wisconsin bigger than any other in my generation. And now the Wisconsin Uprising against Corporate Greed and the Plunder of the Middle and Working Class has triggered spontaneous movements in Michigan, Ohio, Florida and in fact in each and […]

Arizona Shooting, Political Discord and Americans Disrespect

American should be ashamed of what we have become, gun toting, hate mongering Neanderthals. This behavior didn’t start in the last election, this violent disrespect for each other started during the Clinton administration and has escalated. Yesterdays shooting in Arizona is the result of the divisive behavior, misguided political agendas […]

Obama Communism? More like Reagan Communism

Reverend Manny and The Twilight Empire

THE Profitable FEAR VS THE Naked FACTS At least as early as 2008, when the presidential polls definitively swung in Barrack Obama’s direction, the corporate sponsored right wing has accused Obama of being a socialist, a communist or some unknown combination of both. In May of that […]

Coburn and Brown Take Pay Raise and Say No To Federal Employees

It’s stunning that the US Congress can continue to give themselves pay raises every years and then claim that federal employees are overpaid. Case in point, on May 26, 2010 on the floor of the US Senate Oklahoma Republican Sen. Tom Coburn made the following statement:

“We need to expect more, and we […]

NSA Eavesdropping On Americans And Bush’s BS War On Terror

Bravo to Bush and all those patriots who said eavesdropping was vital to national security. In the Orwellian world of the Bush administration, the flag waving, constitution shredding obsession of so called “patriots,” Americans now have the pleasure of knowing that NSA has listened to US citizens. Happy now!

Once again, Bush and […]

Congress Needs To Take AIG’s $85 Billion Back

In September when it was announced that AIG was in big trouble, Paulson set the wheels in motion for the $700 billion dollars bailout. AIG received an $85 billion commitment from the government and the taxpayer would pay for their screw up. Apparently the event was so stressful for AIG CEO’s, felt they […]

Breaking: Senate Passes Rescue Bill

Washington Post

By a vote of 74-25, the Senate just approved the revised version of the $700 billion Wall Street rescue bill rejected Monday by the House.

The bill now heads to the House for a vote, likely on Friday. Some of the revisions included in the Senate bill were designed to win […]

Wall Street Twists and Turns in Agony, $1.3 Trillion Plunge

World reaction to the historic Wall St fall For Stocks, Worst Single-Day Drop in Two Decades US bail-out rejection stuns markets

‘Shocking scenes’

John Terrett, Al Jazeera’s correspondent in New York, said “I’ve never seen anything like this before.

IN DEPTH The US bail-out package

“We’re seeing quite literally shocking scenes on […]

John McCain And House GOP Blow Up Bailout Agreement

John McCain’s rush to Washington to save our economy has only caused delay and damaged the bailout. A bailout agreement was on the table before McCain landed and when the maverick arrived on Capitol Hill he managed to slam dunk it into the trash. What a maverick.

As McCain traveled to Washington, he […]

GOP Refuses To Extend Unemployment Benefits

The GOP, the Grand Old Profiteers, have smacked down American families once again. In two consecutive days, the GOP voted against bills that would help Americans. Shocking I know. Yesterday, the GOP voted against Americans by sided with big oil companies and today the GOP voted against an increase in unemployment benefits.

Guess […]