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Marilyn Katz : We Built It — But Not Alone

…with a little help from our friends. Photo by Spencer Platt / Getty Images.But not alone: Yes, GOP, ‘We built it’ The Republican Convention’s theme implies — wrongly — that entrepreneurs don’t rely on public help. By Marilyn Katz | The … finish reading Marilyn Katz : We Built It — But Not Alone

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Cop Nation : Snitch Brandon Darby, and Riot Police With the ‘Kent State’ Gene

Riot cops at 2008 Republic National Convention in St. Paul, Minn. Photo by Pan African News. ‘I fear those individuals, identified only after they explode, who project their anxieties, anger and insecurities by becoming officers of the law and marauding … finish reading Cop Nation : Snitch Brandon Darby, and Riot Police With the ‘Kent State’ Gene

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RNC8: The Aftermath of the Republican Convention

The RNC 8: Left to right: Eryn Trimmer, Nathanael Secor, Luce Guillen-Givins, Monica Bicking, Garrett Fitzgerald, Rob Czernik, Erik Oseland, and Max Specktor.Eight RNC Protesters Accused of ‘Furthering Terrorism’ Thanks To StatuteBy Matt Snyders / November 11, 2008 Officials say … finish reading RNC8: The Aftermath of the Republican Convention

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Capitalist Democracy in Amerikkka Has Reached Its Logical Conclusion

Riot police face off with demonstrators as the police block a bridge into downtown St. Paul to keep protesters from getting close to the site at the 2008 Republican National Convention in Minnesota September 4, 2008. (REUTERS/Damir Sagolj)Tyranny on Display … finish reading Capitalist Democracy in Amerikkka Has Reached Its Logical Conclusion

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New Media Targeted With Harassment, Arrests at RNC

Using horseback officers, police moved to cut off demonstrators during GOP convention in St. Paul. Photo by Nick Vlcek / City Pages.‘Dozens of journalists, photographers, bloggers and videomakers arrested in an orchestrated round up of independents covering the Republican National … finish reading New Media Targeted With Harassment, Arrests at RNC

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Why Is This No Surprise Whatsoever?

Screen grab of stock footage of soldiersfuneral used in RNC video. (GETTY IMAGES)Fake Soldiers Used In RNC VideoBy Michael Rey / September 4, 2008 Patriotic Montage Shown At RNC Featured Actors Hired For One Day Shoot, Not Military It was … finish reading Why Is This No Surprise Whatsoever?

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Community Organizers Fight Back

After graduating college, Barack Obama worked for three years, first in Harlem and then in Chicago, as a community organizer.‘Community organizers work in neighborhoods that have been hit hardest by the failing economy’September 4, 2008 Community organizers across America, taken … finish reading Community Organizers Fight Back

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A Photo Montage of the RNC – Ramin Talaie

Karl Rove on the set of Fox News. I liked this photo better, it shows his character. Source / Ramin Talaie | the BLOG Thanks to Diane Stirling-Stevens / The Rag Blog

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Austin CodePink : Newlyweds Join Republican Doin’s

Newlyweds portrayed by Heidi and Jim Turpin of CodePink Austin. Photo courtesy of Heidi Turpin. ‘We were the only bride and groom there!’ By Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog / September 2, 2008 I spoke by phone last … finish reading Austin CodePink : Newlyweds Join Republican Doin’s

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Disclosures on Palin Raise Questions on Vetting Process

Illustration by Bromley.‘The questions swirling around Ms. Palin on the first day of the Republican National Convention… brought anxiety to Republicans’ By Elisabeth Bumiller / September 1, 2008 ST. PAUL — A series of disclosures about Gov. Sarah Palin, Senator … finish reading Disclosures on Palin Raise Questions on Vetting Process

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Latest from St. Paul : More Than 280 Arrested

Police arrest a group of protesters along Shepard Road in St Paul on Monday, Sept. 1. Photo by Richard Sennott, Star Tribune.Protesters at Republican Convention shout ‘our streets, their war’September 1, 2008 Shouting “our streets, their war,” about 10,000 demonstrators … finish reading Latest from St. Paul : More Than 280 Arrested

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Minneapolis: Protests and Confrontation Continue

Amy Goodman Arrested At RNC Police, National Guard, fire tear gas into protest groupBy Pioneer Press staff / September 1, 2008 Local police and Minnesota National Guard units are using a combination of pepper spray, concussion grenades and tear gas … finish reading Minneapolis: Protests and Confrontation Continue

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