CUNY Students and Faculty Resist New Round of Tuition Hikes, Budget Cuts

by Reverend Manny and The Twilight Empire

On Monday, November 22, 2010, dozens of students and faculty from around CUNY gathered to protest the looming tuition hike. Counting employees and students together, the CUNY system deals with over a half-million New Yorkers. CUNY however is controlled by a variety of state and local […]

Who sold the Academy to Burger King? The Gainful Employment Rule vs. Tax-Dependent Education Profiteers

By Reverend Manny and the Twilight Empire

One of the truly stupid trends in recent American history is the privatization of the commons.

It can be a subtle thing, with companies scouring the innards of our planet for ores, oils and gems. It can be their privatization of megahertz frequencies, such as the […]

Disconnected Bush Extorts Congress One Last Time

Eight years of distortion and extortion have changed the world. The lessons have been tragic and harsh. The final acts of President Bush will determine how hard it will be for the world to recover from all the bad parts of this fairy tale. […]

Who Is Daniel Pipes? Bush Plans For Iran If Obama Wins

Pipes: Bush Will Attack Iran If A Democrat Wins The White House»

… said he believes that President Bush will attack Iran if a Democrat wins the White House in November. During an interview posted at the National Review Online, Pipes said that the U.S. and its allies should tell Tehran to […]

America, Land Of Christians Or Else …

Atheist soldier claims harassment Army Spc. Jeremy Hall sues U.S. for religious discrimination Hall is known as “the atheist guy,” called immoral and a devil worshipper He turned to the Military Religious Freedom Foundation for help “It’s just about time somebody said something” about pressure to believe in God

It eventually came […]

Republican Sen. McConnell Holds Economic Stimulus Hostage As Senate Brawls Over FISA

Reid Tries to Pressure G.O.P. for $159 Billion Stimulus Bill

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats tried to pressure Republicans on Monday to vote for a $159 billion economic stimulus plan, including $1 billion in additional subsidies for home energy, instead of a cheaper, more streamlined package approved by the House […]

Extortion, Washington DC Style

200,000 federal employees who work for the Army may get layoff notices before Christmas if Congress and the White House do not reach an accord on funding for the Iraq war, the Pentagon said yesterday. The warning, posted near the top of the Defense Department‘s Web site, was the latest in a series […]

Cheney’s Oil Based Economics Takes No Prisoners

Cheney: No bailouts, no tax hikes…more oil

The vice president wields considerable power on economic policy. In a Fortune exclusive, the free-market fan weighs in on the credit crisis and his biggest fear. more

• Cheney’s brain trust

• Dick Cheney does the economy

Vice […]

Immigration Paperwork Meltdown Impacts Election

Naturalization paperwork jam hits Texas hard Backlog may keep some from casting votes for president

WASHINGTON — Millions of people who applied for naturalization and other immigration benefits to beat a midsummer fee increase are caught in a paperwork pileup that threatens the chance for some to become U.S. citizens in time […]

Chiquita Banana funds terror according to lawsuit

Colombian families’ suit says Chiquita liable for torture, murder

NEW YORK (CNN) — A $7.86 billion lawsuit was filed Wednesday in New York on behalf of nearly 400 Colombian families who say Chiquita Brands International should be held responsible for the “torture and murder” of their loved ones.

 

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