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State of the State, the Union, Denial…

Original post made by Carol Brouillet, Barron Park, on Jan 25, 2012

It is painful to watch the Orwellian rhetoric being spouted by politicians in 2012. Day becomes night. War is peace. Disappearing jobs magically multiply like the brooms in the Sorcerer's Apprentice. Saving the environment means killing it. Framed by a fawning, corporate media that knows who's buttering their bread, the hard questions and challenges are not raised. The voices of dissent are ghettoized to remote corners of the internet or the subject of discussion at occupations everywhere, where the common denominator is the desire to feel empowered under the institutionalized onslaught that has robbed, poisoned, attacked the 99% in almost every facet of their lives. There are so many battles to be fought; the challenge is choosing which front where can one make a stand and make a difference.

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Posted by Susan
a resident of Midtown
on Jan 25, 2012 at 4:40 pm

There she goes, again.


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