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Jazz fest hits high notes

About 17,000 jazz fans are expected to attend about 30 shows during the 12th annual Portland Jazz Festival, which kicked off Feb. 17, and runs through Sunday, March 1.

February 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

A powerful endorsement!

Jill Stein was honored to learn yesterday (Wed. Feb. 26,2016) that Chris Hedges,
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and fearless truth-teller, published an article on Truthdig entitled: “Why I Support Dr. Jill Stein for President”.

February 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Jill Stein is on a Cross-Country Tour

Los Angeles: I sat down for an interview with Robert Scheer of Truthdig, who has interviewed every president for the past 40 years. Towards the end he told me – on the record – “I’ve spent quite a bit of time interviewing people who became president or who were president… And so, just in this short interview – there’s no question in my mind that you’re every bit the equal or superior to all of the presidential candidates that I’ve talked to.” Needless to say, I was honored to get a thumbs-up from Robert Scheer, who hasn’t previously been a fan of independent politics. Yet another sign of the rapidly changing political landscape!

February 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Faith, Hope, and Love…

Faith may or may not have anything to do with religion, but it has everything to do
with common sense.

February 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

Bernie talks the Socialist talk, but…

“Despite his own claims, Sanders has not been an antiwar leader. Ever since he won election to the House, he has taken either equivocal positions on U.S. wars or outright supported them. ”

February 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

Dr. Jill Stein talks with Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges and Jill Stein: The Whole Political System is a Scam, Full Interview

February 17, 2016 · 6 Comments

Hillary Clinton and the Syrian Bloodbath

…Clinton has been much more than a bit player in the Syrian crisis. Her diplomat Ambassador Christopher Stevens in Benghazi was killed as he was running a CIA operation to ship Libyan heavy weapons to Syria. Clinton herself took the lead role in organizing the so-called “Friends of Syria” to back the CIA-led insurgency.

The U.S. policy was a massive, horrific failure.

February 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

Bernie’s “dream” is a Nightmare

We have expanded the American empire and Bernie intends for this expansion to continue.

But this nearly “imperial” expansion of empire contradicts Sanders’ most passionate populist rhetoric.

“Shut-up”, You don’t have the microphone!” is not a good enough response to questions about war, peace, life, death, murder, chaos, decline and surrender.”

February 14, 2016 · 4 Comments

February 2016 Portland Alliance

“Critiquing Bernie Sanders from the left can be a lonely project. There is a “hope”-powered hysteria surrounding his campaign, and bursting the “hope” bubble can produce a fierce backlash. The Sanders “hope” explosion is so fierce because capitalism has become a hopeless place.”

Shamus Cooke

February 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bernie won’t Budge on F-35 or War for Profit

“Had I done my research, I would have discovered Sanders’ frankly hawkish positions on foreign policy. It only takes a brief search to uncover his ardent support for Israeli apartheid, his repeated authorizations of funding for the U.S. military budget and even his initial vote for Bush’s original Authorization for Use of Military Force resolution that began the war on Afghanistan.”

February 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Forever and Eternally…..

“We can flood our years with sunshine — with the divine climate of kindness, and we can drain to the last drop the golden cup of joy.”

February 7, 2016 · 2 Comments

Sanders’ Bottom Line Ain’t Pretty…

“We need to slow down, acknowledge Bernie’s war-and- profiteering kind of record and understand he is proposing more bodies and lives for the corporate elite bottom line.”

February 2, 2016 · 2 Comments