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Hippienomics

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The spirit of free love — and free stuff — has hit the United States, and let’s all wallow in the glory of an economy where that’s the only thing one can afford to do is love. The spiritual masturbation of sitting around in a circle smoking a peace pipe and slapping tambourines, imagining everyone’s needs get magically met by ...

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Binders Full of Women with Lady Parts in a Twist

Evil conservative men like Mitt Romney objectify women, don’t you know? It’s true! They just don’t get it that it’s important to help women in the workplace, and give them special treatment there. Women especially need help when it comes to landing jobs in government! And didn’t you know, he didn’t really ask for those binders full of women? Well, ...

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The 405 Radio Interview with Lee Stranahan

What happens when you let Lee Stranahan talk freely on-air about Occupy, Pigford, Attorney General Holder, and Twitter Wars? John Grant and Liz Harrison found out on The 405 Radio on Saturday, October 6th. If you missed it live, catch the podcast (on iTunes), and hear Lee explain what he’s been working on for the past couple years. Then catch ...

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The Hope and The Change, A Review

130 million homes, 7 key battleground states, the largest cable distribution of a political film in history… Could The Hope and The Change impact the November 6th presidential election? David Bossie and Stephen Bannon not only think it’s possible, they’re hoping for it. David Bossie of Citizens United and Stephen Bannon of Victory Film Group have teamed up to present ...

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Occupy Unmasked

“For those who’ve been paying attention, this film is an affirmation. For those who haven’t, it’s a revelation.” – Stephen Bannon, CEO of Victory Film Group and close personal friend of the late Andrew Breitbart Stephen Bannon, producer of the popular documentary Undefeated, teamed up with Citizens United and Andrew Breitbart to “rip the mask off” the Occupy movement. In ...

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The Perils of Democracy

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In America, it is nearly a ubiquitous truism that ours is a democratic nation. In popular imagination, all virtues spring forth from the fountainhead of democracy, and all vices consist of its aristocratic or reactionary opposition. Yet we were blessed with the founders’ vision to anticipate the instability and capriciousness of mob-majority rule, and our Constitution was imbued with individual ...

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Occupy Movement Shouts “May Day!”

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Field reporting by Blaine Dabbley, embedded guerrilla journalist in the Occupy movement’s twelfth brigade and sophomore student in Film Studies at Emerson College, writing for the Sentinel Dispatch. It was a rude awakening Tuesday morning when my roommate Seth put his size eleven boot squarely in my jaw. I lay prone and drooling on my unicorn sleeping blanket, unsuspecting of ...

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Big Screen Utopia

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Video courtesy of The Blaze Two DC Occupiers try to explain how to do away with the monetary system, yet still “buy” big screen TVs.  

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Evil Bank’s Student Loan Crushing Your Dreams? Not for Long.

These days, all the cool young protestors seem to be talking about one thing. The calls for beheading Wall Street executives have quieted down a little and the new focus is- student debt. Yes, those evil giant banks are at it again- forcing poor innocent students into taking massive loans with crushing interest rates that will haunt them for the ...

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Guest Photoessay: Obama Youth League Rises from Occupy Movement’s Ashes

Dana Milliband is a photojournalist and beat reporter for the New London Times. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Esquire, The New Republic, The Atlantic, and Coffee Drinkers Monthly. The dilapidated shanty towns lovingly erected across America’s towering urban metropolises in protest of rampant Wall Street greed were until recently the sites of many a strident sit-in, raucous drum ...

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Guest Photoessay: Obama Youth League Rises from Occupy Movement's Ashes

Dana Milliband is a photojournalist and beat reporter for the New London Times. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Esquire, The New Republic, The Atlantic, and Coffee Drinkers Monthly. The dilapidated shanty towns lovingly erected across America’s towering urban metropolises in protest of rampant Wall Street greed were until recently the sites of many a strident sit-in, raucous drum ...

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Occupy Protesters Charged With Hate Crimes, Robbery

Several members of the Occupy Oakland protest are accused of surrounding, taunting, battering and robbing a 20 year old area woman after she asked them to not riot in her neighborhood in late February. An Oakland Police spokeswoman said that, “She was surrounded by three protesters and battered as they yelled vulgar epithets regarding their perception of her sexual orientation”. ...

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America largely unimpressed with the 'Occupy' crowd

A poll run on January 3rd and 4th sought to understand just how America feels about the Occupy parks, streets, tents and jails movement – 24% of them haven’t really been paying much attention to the youthful anarchist/socialist/anti-corporation/anti-bank/pro… well, not really sure what they are for. 24% of responding Americans said that they have pay no attention or very little ...

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