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Mississippi Burning; A lesson in evil sent packing when good people do something simple. Voting.

Vote.

Reject the fascist annihilates determined to end the democracy in America they so hate. Send them all packing back to their boardrooms and pews clutching their crosses and flags and bundles of cash to corrupt the media and buy elections.

Just do it. Just a few thousand good people, a few thousand good black folk voting for the first time in an election has reshaped American politics, just a few thousand voting for the first time....lesson learned?

Want to send evil packing forever in America? Want to get rid of the creeping Maria law, the billionaire influence, the cult of corruption, the corrupt politicians and corrupt corporations, the corrupt and co-dependent media, want to fight back against the tea bagged teabaggers who are driven to the polls as zombie voters, all critical thinking surgically removed by relentless propaganda spewed by hate radio and hate TV, juiced up on hate and fear?

Want to bring back income equality, prosperity for all, not the chosen few? Want to stop endless war, endless policing of the world?

Religious zealots and cloistered billionaires do not make for good stewards of nations. Never have.

Vote.
Just do it.

Vote or STFU about your problems, you created them. If you refuse to undo them by not voting, then really, STFU.

Attention, Idiot Media, it is not "anti-incumbent fever", it is a hostile takeover bid for the GOP.

Koch puppet McDaniel versus animal "lover" Cochran represents another skirmish in the larger battle and bigger war of the fascists versus the Republicans for control of one party in a two party state.

The Koch fuelled puppet ship represented by figure head McDaniels exposes the soft underbelly of American style democracy, where party nominations are elevated to state or district wide importance not deserving of mere internal party politics, which is all these nominations on both sides are. An eternally played game between the only two teams permitted to ever compete for the championship.

The only cure to this duocracy is to limit money in politics, with limited public funding so that issues become as important as demonization and derogation.

Not as profitable for the media, long unemployment lines for the talking heads.

Hail to California for seeing the light and pushing back against the creeping Maria Law in America.

Edit: live results from the GOP nomination voting- it is tea party crazy supporters versus old guard Republicans that welcomed them in through the back door to defeat the Kenyan usurper.

"Senator Thad Cochran faces off against upstart tea-partier and Mississippi state senator Chris McDaniel in an often-bizarre race that has garnered nationwide attention. McDaniel has the support of tea party mainstays Sarah Palin, Rick Santorum, and Ron Paul. In Cochranís corner are retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre, Gov. Phil Bryant and former Sen. Trent Lott."

http://www.clarionledger.com/longform/news/politics/2014/06/24/election-results-gop-runoff/11330947/

The Refugee Trail of Tears; Murder and Crime In Central America - Region Tops Murder Rate List

Seeing as how no one is actually telling Americans anything more about the refugees other than " they are escaping violence"' if the lazy, crazy media even mentions that, I thought the natural question was to ask, how bad is it?

Really, really bad. so bad I would get out of there, too, and if I had children, I would run.

And as bad as these stats are, all evidence indicates it has only gotten worse.

"In the Americas, homicide rates have been five to eight times higher than those of Europe and Asia since the mid-1950s, the study says, describing the phenomenon as "the legacy of decades of political and crime-related violence."

COUNTRIES
Honduras: 90.4 (per 100,000)
Venezuela: 53.7
Belize: 44.7
El Salvador: 41.2
Guatemala: 39.9


http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/10/world/un-world-murder-rates/


WEAPONS
The report also provides a look at what kinds of weapons were used in homicides around the world.
Firearms: 41%
Sharp objects: 24%
Other: 35%
Source: Global Study on Homicide 2013, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

"A number of factors intervene in the process that leads to the commission of homicide. For example, the availability of a weapon: with their high level of lethality, firearms are the most widely used weapons, accounting for 4 out of every 10 homicides at the global level. The use of psychoactive substances may act as homicide "enablers": the consumption of alcohol and/or illicit drugs increases one's risk of becoming a victim or perpetrator of violence. As well as violence associated with the consumption of illicit drugs, violence associated with the functioning of illicit drug markets can also drive homicide levels, often due to competition between involved parties. Such elements can shape patterns and levels of homicide, and when they are targeted by prevention policies, homicide can be reduced."


http://www.unodc.org/gsh/en/homicide-mechanisms.html

Evidence based argument and theory is NOT the same as uninformed opinion......but

making it appear so sure makes for cheap and easy work of political and factual news production.

The result is entertainment, news as entertainment, news as manipulation, news as disinformation and misinformation, news as distraction, news as moral preaching. Everything but what the press was given constitutional written protection for in the first place, to be guardians of truth, guardians of free and fair debate, guardians of democracy.

The media pillaring and demonizing Manning and Snowden and Greenwald, is this corrupted shadow of a media lashing back at those that dare the nation to be reminded of their constitutional role.

Maybe they will finally feel guilty enough to make the march back to the watchtower.

WATCH: Remote Canadian First Nationís kids create haunting version of Cup Song

http://globalnews.ca/news/1385570/watch-remote-first-nations-kids-create-haunting-version-of-cup-song/

"You're Going To Miss Me When I'm Gone"

WATCH: The young people of Berens River First Nation, in Manitoba, have taken a popular song and turned it into something that may make non-aboriginal people take a second look at their First Nation community and in a different light. Lauren McNabb explains.

WINNIPEG Ė Children from the remote Berens River First Nation in Manitoba have posted a YouTube video that combines images of decay on the reserve with an upbeat popular song.

The children of the remote community are sent to residential boarding schools or private homes far away from their homes for continuing education, as education in the community ends with Grade 9.

The song captures the melancholy of the youth in this poverty stricken reserve still not wanting to leave the natural beauty of their home to go into what amounts to a much richer but foreign country not that far in distance but still remote from their doorsteps.


The Cup Song, a traditional song combined with a percussion game played with cups, has been recreated on YouTube multiple times ó but the Berens River video stands out with its slick production and haunting images from a place where many young people feel they have to leave to succeed. The community is 275 kilometres north of Winnipeg.

ďWhen Iím gone, when Iím gone, you know youíre going to miss me when Iím gone,Ē Tatyanna Munkman sings and Alex Semple plays guitar as they walk from a rotting vehicle to a beautiful waterfront view.

"It sure would be prettier with you", is the translation of the video title.

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Edit note: it starts a little slow with a no-musical intro., start at one minute mark if you like.

American Interactive Map of Hate, Southern Poverty Center, Alabama is Number One

http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/hate-map#s=OK

Southern Poverty Law Center Map of Hate: 22 Active Hate Groups In Alabama
by: countrycat
Fri Jun 13, 2014 at 08:36:51 AM CDT

"Well, it's a real melting pot of intolerance that contains Neo Nazis, Neo Confederates, White Nationalists, the Nation of Islam, and the plain old KKK. Alabama is tied with Mississippi in this survey, but far behind Georgia, which has 50 cells identified."

More:


http://www.leftinalabama.com/diary/10946/southern-poverty-law-center-map-of-hate-22-active-hate-groups-in-alabama

Prospective 2009 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, President Barrack Obama, has given peace a chance, and

anyone who does not see that clearly after the rejected wars in Libya, Iran, Syria, and now Iraq, is simply a victim of the propaganda salvo of the media and the neocons still in control of it.

The way the media has manipulated public opinion by turning America's military commitment to prisoners of war or conflict into a bad thing, and how America has been convinced not to celebrate such a thing, or even the thing of capturing a real live terrorist villain, is frightening, an example of the power of propaganda. There is a reason the military has a massive Psych-Ops operation.

And the media has one too. Do not make the mistake of thinking that it is not effective, right wing, left wing or wingnut, does not matter, it is done became it is effective.

Some people realize that American people have been the target of domestic Pscyh-Ops operation long before Operation Iraqi Liars Storm's eventual failure blew the lid off the obviousness of it all, but not until the damage was done, mission accomplished.

Now they (the lackey media) want to launch Operation Iraqi Liars Storm 2; The Return
Of The Neocons?

Screw them, and yes we can this time, because the guy in the White House gets it. Alfred Nobel's medal sits on his desk.

Which is why the neocons and their captured media divisions so cry and prance and dance and squirm when asked the tough questions, this even modest pushback never happened in the first operation, the Dixie Chicks heresy met with a traditional burning at the stake showed what happened if anyone dared to counter attack.


http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/remarks-president-acceptance-nobel-peace-prize

Remarks by the President at the Acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize

Oslo City Hall
Oslo, Norway

1:44 P.M. CET 2009 A.D.

THE PRESIDENT: "Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, distinguished members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, citizens of America, and citizens of the world:

I receive this honor with deep gratitude and great humility. It is an award that speaks to our highest aspirations -- that for all the cruelty and hardship of our world, we are not mere prisoners of fate. Our actions matter, and can bend history in the direction of justice.

And yet I would be remiss if I did not acknowledge the considerable controversy that your generous decision has generated. (Laughter.) In part, this is because I am at the beginning, and not the end, of my labors on the world stage. Compared to some of the giants of history who've received this prize -- Schweitzer and King; Marshall and Mandela -- my accomplishments are slight. And then there are the men and women around the world who have been jailed and beaten in the pursuit of justice; those who toil in humanitarian organizations to relieve suffering; the unrecognized millions whose quiet acts of courage and compassion inspire even the most hardened cynics. I cannot argue with those who find these men and women -- some known, some obscure to all but those they help -- to be far more deserving of this honor than I.

But perhaps the most profound issue surrounding my receipt of this prize is the fact that I am the Commander-in-Chief of the military of a nation in the midst of two wars. One of these wars is winding down. The other is a conflict that America did not seek; one in which we are joined by 42 other countries -- including Norway -- in an effort to defend ourselves and all nations from further attacks."

...........

"We must begin by acknowledging the hard truth: We will not eradicate violent conflict in our lifetimes. There will be times when nations -- acting individually or in concert -- will find the use of force not only necessary but morally justified.

I make this statement mindful of what Martin Luther King Jr. said in this same ceremony years ago: "Violence never brings permanent peace. It solves no social problem: it merely creates new and more complicated ones." As someone who stands here as a direct consequence of Dr. King's life work, I am living testimony to the moral force of non-violence. I know there's nothing weak -- nothing passive -- nothing naÔve -- in the creed and lives of Gandhi and King."

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That last sentence is the one that bears repeating. Despite the drone attacks, side discussion necessary, a real blemish on his record, Obama, has remained true to those words and the words he spoke in public on the record 5 years ago now.

Really, no wonder blood thirsty warmongers and short term thinkers hate him ever so much, he is their evil opposite Bizarro World twin.

The Immaculate International Missions of Obama

1. Removal of Syrian chemical weapons
2. Capture of hijacked Libyan oil tanker
3. Elimination of Somali piracy
4. Rescue of Sgt. Bergdahl
5. Flawless capture of Bengazhi suspect
6. Elimination of Bin Ladin
7. Elimination of Al Zawahari (pending)
8. Negotiated elimination of Iran nuclear weapons program
9. International agreements for securing of nuclear weapons
10. Libyan air strikes avoided, letting Europe to do something for a change


All, ALL, executed with near perfection; the massive silence of the media on the successes of America and it's incredibly intelligent and thoughtful President is itself a scandal.

Americans have been brainwashed into not being able to celebrate anymore, what a sad nation without celebration.

All of these missions were executed with no or minimal loss of life. Is it only violent successes America seems to celebrate and cherish.

CNN gives ISIS free publicity for their Western terrorist recruitment effort......WTF?

Why would not a single voice in the editorial office not say this is a very stupid idea to even mention they have a propaganda video, and if so, do not mention how remarkable and slick and high production value it is.....but it gins up the Fear Factor back in the homeland, the better to gin up a real war, it is getting truly disgusting how worthless and even damaging the national media have become.

I repeat, WTF? Online and on cable, ISIS thanks you very much.


http://www.cnn.com/video/standard.html?/video/world/2014/06/20/pkg-holmes-iraq-isis-social-media-campaign.cnn&iref=allsearch&video_referrer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnn.com%2Fsearch%2F%3Fquery%3DIsis%26x%3D33%26y%3D18%26primaryType%3Dmixed%26sortBy%3Drelevance%26intl%3Dfalse

NASA Shows May Global High Temperature Record Shattered

"Across the world, the global population of fossil fuel-burning automotive machines grew to exceed 1 billion even as emerging countries such as China and India produced hundreds upon hundreds of new, coal-burning power plants. These countries looked to the developed nations for leadership, aid and partnership in confronting the combined crisis of dangerous fossil fuel dependency and impending climate emergency. They were instead met with mixed signals, international gamesmanship, and an endless panoply of national climate and energy policies en-webbed by fossil fuel influence. Now, the fossil fuel addiction has spread. Chinese annual greenhouse gas emissions exceed that of the United States and India may soon follow.

So for at least the past three decades, progress toward solving the critical, growing, damaging and ever-more-likely to be deadly problem of human greenhouse gas emissions stalled.

Hottest May on Record

Today, in the wake of glimmers of a comprehensive, if far too slow, climate policy response from US and Chinese administrations, we are reminded of the terrible consequences of multi-decadal foot-dragging. For, according to NASA, May of 2014 is now the hottest in the climate record at .76 C above the 1951 to 1980 average and about .96 C above average temperatures during the 1880s when global record-keeping began."

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"Under current ghg emissions trends, assuming a moderate Earth Systems feedback response, global temperatures are projected to rise by between 3 and 4.6 C by the end of this century and by 6 and 9.2 C long-term. If all nations held to ghg emissions pledges, warming could be limited to 2.5 to 3.9 C by the end of this century and 5 to 7.8 C long-term. Either trend is enough to melt all the ice on Earth and risk an anoxic ocean and related greenhouse gas extinction event."


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