Jump Out of the Pot! Capitalism Can’t Be Fixed From the Inside by William T. Hathaway

Boiling Frog

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by William T. Hathaway
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Germany
April 9, 2015

“I’m getting hot,” croaked the frog as he floated in a pot of water from which steam was beginning to rise.

“Me too,” croaked the other frog as she paddled listlessly. “This water used to be warm. Now it’s too hot.”

“Oh well…nothing we can do about it. Maybe it’ll get better.”

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Six13: Chanukah (Shake It Off) + Jewish Voice for Peace: Chanukah 2014

Hanukkah 18th century

Chanukah (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Updated: Dec. 7, 2015

Happy Chanukah!

Six13Sings on Dec 11, 2014

CHAG SAMEACH! Life got you down? You should be thinking about the miracle of light. Just shake it off… it’s Chanukah! Continue reading

Paul the Apostle (2000)

St. Paul on road to Damascus

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Acts 5:38 Gamaliel: “And now I say to you, keep away from these men and let them alone; for if this plan or this work is of men, it will come to nothing; 39 but if it is of God, you cannot overthrow it—lest you even be found to fight against God.”

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It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

Iconic screen shot from the movie It's a Wonde...

Iconic screen shot from the movie It’s a Wonderful Life. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Merry Christmas!

An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.  Continue reading

Ralph Nader’s New Job: Consultant For Big Corporations (comedy at the Improv)

Ralph Nader after the speech - Green Lecture

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with Ralph Nader

PensionRightsCenter on Oct 4, 2013

Consumer Activist Ralph Nader competes for the title of Washington’s Funniest Celebrity at the 19th Annual Funniest Celebrity Contest, at the D.C. Improv in Washington, D.C. on September 25, 2013. Video courtesy of Matt Buerhaus Design, http://www.buerhausdesign.com.  Continue reading

Jesus of Montreal (1989; English subtitles)

Jesus of Montreal

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The film centers on a group of actors in Montreal, Canada who are gathered by Daniel, an actor hired by a Roman Catholic site of pilgrimage (“le sanctuaire”) to present a Passion play in its gardens. — http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesus_of_Montreal

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Barack Obama at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner 2013 + Conan O’Brien

TIME TO PULL THE PLUG ON KING OBAMA

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Propaganda Alert!

CSPAN on Apr 27, 2013

President Obama at 2013 White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

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New Year’s Concert 2013: Vienna Philharmonic: Johann Strauss: Blue Danube + Radetzky March

Franz Welser-Möst #1

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Happy New Year! Love, Lo

Peyo Peev·Jan 6, 2013

This is a video of an another great performance of Johann’s Strauss Waltzer | An der schönen blauen donau | On the blue Danube performed by the Wiener Philharmoniker | Vienna Philharmonic on the 2013 Neujahrskonzert | New Year Concert.

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The Rumble 2012 – Bill O’Reilly vs Jon Stewart (no longer available)

Election 2012 button

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Note: video is no longer available.

Oct 8, 2012 by

The Rumble 2012 – “Daily Show” funnyman Jon Stewart and Fox News host Bill O’Reilly faced off in a debate Saturday tonight at the Lisner Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Continue reading

Brother Sun and Sister Moon (1972)

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St. Francis of Assisi

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Brother Sun, Sister Moon (Italian: Fratello Sole, Sorella Luna) is a 1972 film directed by Franco Zeffirelli and starring Graham Faulkner and Judi Bowker. The film is a biopic of Saint Francis of Assisi.

Francesco, the spoiled son of Pietro Bernardone, a wealthy textile merchant, returns home from fighting in the war between Assisi and Perugia. Continue reading

Juice News: A News Hope – Julian Assange vs Rupert Murdoch

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Free Bradley Manning Banner

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Jun 2, 2012 by

Juice Rap News presents the new bulletin of “news show for the internet nation”.

Robert Foster talks about rebel journalists who dare to challenge the establishment’s grip on information. No reliable media at a time of corporate wars. The people of Earth are misinformed as “speakers of truth are censored and imprisoned”.

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Barack Obama at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner 2012 + Jimmy Kimmel

TIME TO PULL THE PLUG ON KING OBAMA

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Apr 28, 2012 by

President Obama at the 2012 White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

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New Year’s Concert 2012: Vienna Philharmonic: Radetzky March + Vienna Boys Choir + Johann Strauss: Fatherland March + 10,000 singing Beethoven-Ode to Joy

Franz Welser-Möst #1

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Here is the post for 2013: New Year’s Concert 2013: Vienna Philharmonic: Johann Strauss: Blue Danube + March Radetzky

Happy New Year! Love, Lo

[Replaced first video, sorry not 2012; also not available in the US, so use Epic Privacy browser and use a proxy for a different country.]

ViennaPhilVEVO on Feb 12, 2016

Music video by Mariss Jansons, Wiener Philharmoniker performing Radetzky-Marsch, Op. 228. Film (C) 2016 ORF.

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“Too Big To Fail” – The Movie by Jill Dalton

by Jill Dalton
Guest Writer
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May 21, 2011

Monday evening I was honored to attend the premiere of the HBO film, “Too Big To Fail,” which opens on HBO May 23rd at 9 p.m. Curtis Hanson of “The Hand That Rocks the Cradle,” “The River Runs Wild,” “8 Mile” and “L.A. Confidential” fame, directs the film. Peter Gould bases the screenplay, on the book of the same name by Andrew Ross Sorkin about the financial collapse of Wall Street and the big banks.

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