Talib Kweli Joins The Occupy Wall Street Protest

The American Dream has been stolen from the world. Workers are told that they aren’t allowed health care, shelter, food. Students are told that they aren’t allowed jobs, and that they will be in debt for the rest of their lives, unable to declare bankruptcy. The 1% has destroyed this nation and its values through their greed. The 1% has stolen this world. We will not allow this to occur. The Occupy Wall Street Site

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Ron Paul’s running mate: Jesse Ventura?

Ron Paul’s running mate: Jesse Ventura?

As presidential hopeful Ron Paul continues to gain momentum in his bid for the GOP nomination, former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura has suggested that the two of them could cause quite a stir if Paul would bring him on board as his running mate. “It would create unbelievable excitement if Ron Paul and I ran as the libertarian ticket,” Ventura told radio host Alex Jones of Infowars during a Tuesday night broadcast. The former governor…

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Let’s Blame Barack Obama For Poverty

Let’s Blame Barack Obama For Poverty

If you think president Obama is the one behind this record poverty in America like “certain folks” are touting. Here’s something to think about for a second. it might be a little bit wonkish, but anyway. The Wonk Blog’s Brad Plummer writes: Were high oil prices partly responsible for the uptick in poverty this year? Yes, say Trevor Houser and Shashank Mohan of the Peterson Institute for International Economics. They pored through the 2011 Census data…

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Steve Harvey says Uncle Toms are Tavis Smiley and Cornel West

ThyBlackMan.com) Steve Harvey has decided to throw himself into the ring as a critic of the Poverty Tour of Tavis Smiley and Cornel West.  This week on his syndicated radio show, Harvey went in on West and Smiley in ways that turned heads. “I was a huge fan of Cornel West,” he said. “Tavis, I seen him coming a mile away. His anger started when he had a town hall meeting, President Obama couldn’t come…

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Fourth of July recall: Kennedy’s 1962 Independence Hall speech

Fourth of July recall: Kennedy’s 1962 Independence Hall speech

  On July 4, 1962, President John F. Kennedy was joined by most of the nation’s 50 governors at the Independence Hall to celebrate United States’ 186th birthday. At the heat of the debate about the unification in Europe, the President delivered a speech so remarkable that its significance continues to resound even today in the international affairs. It was the first time a President spoke at Philadelphia’s Independence Hall since Woodrow Wilson. Before moving…

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Dr. Cornel West Discusses Backlash From Obama Critique With Tavis Smiley [VIDEO]

Watch the full episode. See more Tavis Smiley. “We could be living in a moment in which we have the last chance to somehow push back the institutionalized greed that is just completely devouring the democratic possibilities of the country, and that’s the kind of backbone that we need and that’s the kind of backbone I haven’t seen.” Via: rippdemup.com  for full transcript

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CALIFORNIA’S PRISON RELEASE: Here’s What You Need To Know

CALIFORNIA’S PRISON RELEASE: Here’s What You Need To Know

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday ordering California to release nearly 40,000 of its 143,435 inmates has the state in a panic as officials scramble to figure out what happens next. The SCOTUS ruling affirmed a lower court order that required California to reduce its inmate population to 137% capacity, or about 1,100 inmates. The state’s prisons are now at about 180% capacity and in recent years have operated at up to 200% capacity. California…

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Jesse Ventura Questions Official Bin Laden Story

Jesse Ventura Questions Official Bin Laden Story

Kurt Nimmo Infowars.com May 10, 2011 “Maybe they had some guy there that looked like Bin Laden and did him in,” said Jesse Ventura. Appearing on the Alex Jones Show today, the former governor of Minnesota Jesse Ventura said he is skeptical of the government claim it killed Osama bin Laden. Ventura told Alex Jones and his audience he will have to do more research before he declares the story a fabrication. However, due primarily…

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Luther Campbell running for Mayor of Miami

Luther Campbell running for Mayor of Miami

MIAMI – (CBS4) – It’s official: Luther Campbell confirmed to CBS4 Wednesday that he plans to run for Miami-Dade County mayor promising transparency, if elected. In an extensive interview with the Miami New Times, Campbell spells out his platform as he looks to unseat Mayor Carlos Alvarez who is facing a recall election on March 15th. Campbell, a New Times columnist, high school assistant football coach and former front man for the controversial rap group…

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The American Dream: Founders Warned Against Current Financial System

The American Dream: Founders Warned Against Current Financial System

Tax Day Special Presentation – The AMERICAN DREAM is a 30 minute animated film that shows you how you’ve been scammed by the most basic elements of our government system. All of us Americans strive for the American Dream, and this film shows you why your dream is getting farther and farther away. Do you know how your money is created? Or how banking works? Why did housing prices skyrocket and then plunge? Do you…

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Al Sharpton and Cornell West debate on Obama

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy   Some of you might be of the opinion that Blacks are used to having very little and next to nothing so this is no big deal – same shit different toilet. But could you imagine attempting to pass historic landmark Civil Rights legislature in the 60s with that attitude? I’m sorry, it’s time for us to stop making excuses for people in…

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Ron Paul to Announce Presidential Bid Next Month

Congressman Paul said he will soon make a “token decision” if he will participate in a presidential debate to be held in South Carolina in May. Dr. Paul said he will likely agree to be included in the debate between potential presidential contenders without a commitment to run or officially filing legal papers declaring his candidacy. “We’re getting awfully close,” Paul explained, “and there are just a few other things I have to iron out…

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11 U.S. States to Adopt Canadian Dollar as Their Official Currency!

In a bid to streamline business and tourist transactions, eleven U.S. border states are set to adopt the Canadian dollar as their official currency [effective, July 4th, 2011. Read on for more details.] Words: 556 So reports Sympatico.ca in a story* leaked earlier today which Lorimer Wilson, editor of www.munKNEE.com, has further edited ([ ]), abridged (…) and reformatted below for the sake of clarity and brevity to ensure a fast and easy read. (Please…

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Beijing bans luxury ads in a bid to tighten the wealth gap

After Google’s plans to pull out of China, could luxury brands be next? Though China’s luxury consumption is luring the global luxury brands to focus on this burgeoning luxury market, a recent change in China’s advertising policy issued by the Beijing administration for Industry and Commerce might upset the international luxury brands. The new advertising policy bans the use of words like “supreme,” “royal,” “luxury” or “high class” in a bid to bridge the increasing…

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Minister Farrakhan warns, advises Obama about Libya

FROM THE FINAL CALL: Minister Louis Farrakhan blasted President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for their “arrogance” in meddling in another sovereign nation’s affairs and publicly recommending regime change. He then instructed Americans to look beneath the surface to see who stands to benefit from the unrest and warned Obama to be careful of the words coming from advisors lobbying him to move in with military forces to depose Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi.

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Leading Republican claims Barack Obama grew up in Kenya

Barack Obama is seen playing in the ocean as a child in an undated family snapshot from the 1960’s Photo: REUTERS A possible Republican presidential candidate suggested in a radio interview that President Barack Obama’s childhood in Kenya shaped his world-view – even though Mr Obama did not visit Kenya until he was in his 20s. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee told a New York radio station on Monday that Mr Obama’s youth led him…

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Lessons in Manliness from the Egyptian Revolution

Lessons in Manliness from the Egyptian Revolution

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Yasser El Hadari, an AoM reader from Egypt. If you’ve been watching the news, I’m sure you know that the Egyptian people have rocked the Middle East in their effort for self-rule and democracy. As I sit typing this, the newly appointed Vice President issued a statement of Hosni Mubarak’s resignation and his appointment of the Armed Forces Supreme Council to take power. It is the dawn…

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Obama tells polarized nation: ‘We can be better’

TUCSON, Ariz. – Summoning the soul of a nation, President Barack Obama on Wednesday implored Americans to honor those slain and injured in the Arizona shootings by becoming better people, telling a polarized citizenry that it is time to talk with each other “in a way that heals, not in a way that wounds.” Following a hospital bedside visit with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, the target of the assassination, he said: “She knows we’re here, and…

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