George Bernard Shaw quote, "The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man."
a 2006 documentary film that traces the life and career of political activist Ralph Nader, the founder of modern consumer protection. The film examines Nader's advocacy for auto safety features, such as federally mandated seat belts and air bags, as well as his rise to national prominence following an invasion of privacy lawsuit against General Motors.
The second half of the film traces Nader's shift to a grassroots form of organizing focused on citizen power, including his eventual disillusionment with the two-party system following the rise of Reaganism.
Sunday, February 28, 2010
Thursday, February 25, 2010
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
"Our spirit of enjoyment was greater than our spirit of sacrifice. We wanted to have more than we wanted to give. We spared effort and we met disaster."
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
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Real Estate, Landlord/Tenant Issues and Foreclosure
Monday, February 8, 2010
“The time is now near at hand which must probably determine, whether Americans are to be, Freemen, or Slaves; whether they are to have any property they can call their own; whether their Houses, and Farms, are to be pillaged and destroyed, and they consigned to a State of Wretchedness from which no human efforts will probably deliver them. The fate of unborn Millions will now depend, under God, on the Courage and Conduct of this army” -- Gen. George Washington, to his troops before the battle of Long Island
1. We will NOT obey any order to disarm the American people.
2. We will NOT obey any order to conduct warrantless searches of the American people, their homes, vehicles, papers, or effects -- such as warrantless house-to house searches for weapons or persons.
3. We will NOT obey any order to detain American citizens as “unlawful enemy combatants” or to subject them to trial by military tribunal.
"A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to Farce, or a Tragedy, or perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance and a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives." ~ James Madison
Thursday, February 4, 2010
The following seven principles--ones that every American should know--undergird the American system of government and form the basis for the freedoms our forefathers fought and died for.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
But, identifying those things is only the first step. The second step is further developing that talent, and we work hard at this.
Lee saw what could become of Colt McCoy in the seventh grade and, together with Colt’s dad and several high school and college coaches, was able to bring out that talent. Colt has since been a two-time Heisman Trophy finalist and set a record for more wins than any other quarterback in the history of college football.
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
CALL FOR A NATIONAL STRIKE
The spark of Freedom is igniting within the hearts and minds of the people in America, as well as globally, and we all have the moral obligation to fan the flames. The time for taking our freedom for granted has passed.
There are only 3 things we need in order to ensure success.
There are over 300 million of us, here, in this country, trying to survive under corporate fascism. It is time to stop the so-called "Wheels of Progress" from crushing our lives and our planet.
You can fool some of the people all of the time; and those are the ones you have to concentrate on." -- George W. Bush
"If the American people knew what we have done, they would string us up from the lamp posts." ---George H.W. Bush
"There's three things to remember: claim everything, explain nothing, deny everything."--Prescott Bush, father to H.W. Bush