Tom Turnipseed

Tom Turnipseed

Tom Turnipseed is an attorney, writer and peace activist in Columbia, SC. His blog is http://tomandjudyonablog.blogspot.com/

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Saturday, January 19, 2002
The Enron Model: A Preamble for the Constitution of the Corporations of the United States
We the corporations of The United States, in order to make more money, establish our profits with campaign contributions and lobbying, insure a revolving door of greedy executives, provide pink slips for our employees and steal their retirement, promote theft from our shareholders, and secure the hatred of the people of the world through economic exploitation, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the Corporations of the United States.
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Saturday, December 22, 2001
War is Working for Bush: Osama Becomes Saddam; Iraq Becomes the Scapegoat for U.S. Government-Produced Anthrax Terror
Polls in the United States show unprecedented support for George W. Bush and his leadership in the victory of the world's sole super-power over the destitute nation of Afghanistan, and its rag-tag Taliban government. Bush has become enormously popular and empowered by war.
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Wednesday, December 05, 2001
The Wall Street Journal and The Workers Vanguard Agree: Both Capitalists and Communists Conclude Afghanistan Better Off Under Soviets Than Northern Alliance
The Wall Street Journal, the leading global newspaper of business, is published by Dow Jones and Company who also operate the world's most widely followed stock-market indicator tracking the world's largest stock market. The Workers Vanguard, is a Marxist working class biweekly of the Spartacist League of the United States, which is the U. S. Section of the International Communist League.
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Wednesday, November 28, 2001
A Continuum of Terror - From Mujahedeen to al-Qaeda
A native of Egypt, Ali Abdelsoud Mohamed rose to the rank of major in Egypt's special forces before being forced out of Egypt's military in 1984 because he was considered a religious extremist. Much later he was identified as a secret member of the Islamic Jihad movement that assassinated Egypt's President Sadat in 1981. According to an amazing front page story in the Wall Street Journal on November 26 headlined The Infiltrator, "Ali Mohamed Served In the U.S.
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Thursday, November 22, 2001
Broadcasting and Bombing
With some U.S. military aircraft broadcasting and others bombing, the United States delivered its message of greed and violence to the people of Afghanistan during the first week of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
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Thursday, November 08, 2001
Paying Back Big Energy Evil-Doers
The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed a "trickle-down" economic stimulus package on a party-line vote that is now on the Senate's agenda for consideration. The contentious issues boil down to a classical haves vs. have-nots conflict as the House-passed bill gives fat tax cut giveaways totaling $70 billion to big corporate and wealthy elites rather than helping out unemployed workers by increasing unemployment and health benefits.
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Wednesday, October 31, 2001
Terrorizing the Poor and Subsidizing the Rich
Haziza, a 12 year old girl from Kabul, Afghanistan, helped find her mother and baby brother dead in the rubble of their home on the first night of the U.S. bombing in early October.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2001
War On The Poor And Working Class
This week the U.S. House of Representatives will take up an economic stimulus package that indicates just how much the House has sold out to the big corporate and wealthy interests at the expense of poor and working class people. It is class warfare. According to a New York Times editorial on October 20, the bill has $54 billion in accelerated tax cuts with every penny going to the top 30% of taxpayers and half going to the top 5%.
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Tuesday, October 16, 2001
New Targets of Terror: Media Outlets and a Poor Country to Build Back for Big Oil
Anti-U.S. sentiment, protests and anger are spreading across Pakistan even among anti-Taliban moderates and pro-western, English-speaking liberals. They wonder why the U.S. continues to bomb a poor country like their next-door-neighbor-to-the-west, Afghanistan. Today, as U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell arrived to calm their fears, their long-time-enemy-to-the-east and fellow nuclear power, India began to attack at least 11 Pakistani border posts.
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Thursday, October 11, 2001
The Earth Is Our Homeland And Expanding Secret Military Actions Will Not Protect It
Continuous television news hypes the "War on Terrorism" like it's a big ball game we can win if we can only destroy enough of "the enemy" and their "targets" as we unleash our sophisticated, hi-tech, destroy-and-kill military machine on one of the poorest countries in the world. CBS's Mark Phillips stands on the deck of a U.S.
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