Poll: 44 percent of Republicans believe armed revolution may be necessary


The Secular Jurist

A new poll showing that more than four in ten registered Republican voters believe an “armed revolution” may be necessary in the next few years echoes rhetoric employed by Fox News personalities.

The poll, released on May 1 by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind, found that 29 percent of Americans, including 44 percent of Republicans, agreed with the statement, “In the next few years, an armed revolution might be necessary in order to protect our liberties.” From Talking Points Memo:

http://mediamatters.org/blog/2013/05/02/fox-rhetoric-echoed-in-poll-revealing-belief-th/193874

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The Biggest Price-Fixing Scandal Ever


“Surprise”, “eyebrow raising”, “shock”; we’ve encountered similar reactions to apparently inexplicable outcomes on many occasions. If the US government is unable to face down the NRA, is it any wonder the “too big to fail” institutions continue to be just that?

March for the 6th Republic in France, Against Austerity


Tendance Coatesy

Thousands of people are expected to support the firebrand leftist presidential candidate Melenchon, who has shaken up France’s election campaign with a surprise jump in the polls. Melenchon, represents a coalition of leftist parties including the Communists. Supporters of French Front de Gauche candidate for the 2012 French presidential election Jean-Luc Melenchon gathered on the Bastille square in Paris, wave flags as they listen to the candidate’s speech after a march from Nation.Paris,… (from Here)

This demonstration has attracted support from the Front de gauche (le Front de gauche est une coalition de partis de la gauche antilibérale et anticapitaliste réunissant le Parti communiste français (PCF), le Parti de gauche (PG), la Gauche unitaire (GU), République et socialisme (R&S), Convergences et alternative(C&A), le Parti communiste des ouvriers de France (PCOF), la Fédération pour une alternative sociale et écologique (FASE), laGauche anticapitaliste (GA) et Les Alternatifs , left-wing…

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