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One Million Discarded Children

By Paul Wylie, published on Aug 22, 2010

Having the distinct dishonor of being the only industrialized nation in the world to have a homeless population wherein 40% now consists of families with children, the United States also ranks among the top when it comes to the amount of children left homeless, at last count 1.2 million of them.

While not quite as bad as our neighbor to the south, Mexico, where a full 3 million kids are either homeless or resort to begging and theft in order to maintain a home, we are quickly catching up to them as the extremists do a fast track on the decimation of programs designed to prevent this... (more)

Tags: united states, children, society, poverty, homeless

N.Y. Tea Party Candidate Launches Attack On The Poor

By Paul Wylie, published on Aug 21, 2010

Mind boggling as candidates for office around the country have been so far during this election cycle, from Nevada's Sharron Angle to Kentucky's Rand Paul, none has gone as far as the Republican candidate for the Governorship of New York, Carl Paldino. Asked what his plans were to reduce New York's budget woes, Paldino stated that he would cut city services by twenty per cent, cut income taxes by ten per cent, and house recipients of government aid in underused prisons. Included in his lock up the poor plan are those who receive TANF benefits, Food Stamps, Medicaid, and S.S.I.

After... (more)

Tags: new york, politics, republicans, democrats, poverty, elections, right wing, vote, tea party, governor

Ride The Wind One Per Center

By Paul Wylie, published on Aug 21, 2010

Front fork extended and raked beyond the standard, the chopper cruises loudly past as all heads turn to marvel at the audacity of America's modern day cowboy. Old ladies frown, mothers gather their children, and fathers nervously keep watch out of the corners of their eyes.

Gliding towards the corner store, wind whipped hair backwards flowing, the machine comes to a full throated stop. The put-putting of the idle lets you know from afar that you're not dealing with any ordinary weekend warrior. This is the real deal. One who has chosen 'the life', the road his only home, and late, lonely... (more)

Tags: society, inspiration, motorcycles, back page, bikers, perspectives

Hundreds Of Thousands Sign Boycott Petition Against Target

By Paul Wylie, published on Aug 20, 2010

With just a video posting on Youtube, the progressive organization called MoveOn.org has garnered almost three hundred thousand signatures from people all across the country angry at Target's recent political donations to a gubernatorial candidate in Minnesota who has openly opposed gay marriage and workers unions. The video itself has already been seen by over half a million people.

Meanwhile, MoveOn.org has also taken out a television commercial against the retail giant, which has aired on CBS, NBC, and ABC. Cable news outlet MSNBC refused to air the ad saying that it violated their... (more)

Tags: politics, business, supreme court, corporations, investors, campaign contributions, boycott

Ground Zero Mosque Is Not At Ground Zero

By Paul Wylie, published on Aug 20, 2010

Ginned up for political uproar, the so called 'controversy' over the building of an Islamic Center two full blocks away from the site of the 2001 attack that brought down the World Trade Center's three largest buildings is nothing more than yet another reason for the extremist elements that are permeating the landscape to launch into another of their non-sensical tirades.

One may even be inclined to agree that it appears to be in bad taste to build a mosque anywhere near the site that was destroyed, but the inescapable fact is that the United States Constitution demands that no one interfere... (more)

Tags: 9/11, world trade center, ground zero mosque, ground zero, mosque

The Sky Is Not Falling On Social Security

By Paul Wylie, published on Aug 20, 2010

Here we go again. Another election cycle, another spate of 'sky is falling' screaming from far right activists intent on foisting bold faced lies upon the electorate in order to get them to vote against their own self interests. Whether they use the 14th Amendment to our Constitution to try to deny birthright citizenship in the United States to the children of illegal immigrants as their test case for their ultimate transparent goal of having the ability to deny that same right to citizens who disagree with them should they regain power, to the outright misleading articles being shoved under... (more)

Tags: politics, media, banks, social security, u.s.

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