Lee Camp’s New Book, Bullet Points and Punch Lines, reviewed by David Swanson + Lee Camp: CNBC Anchor Nearly Chokes On Air When Told The Truth

Lee Camp’s New Book, Bullet Points and Punch Lines, reviewed by David Swanson + Lee Camp: CNBC Anchor Nearly Chokes On Air When Told The Truth

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by David Swanson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Let’s Try Democracy
February 20, 2020

It’s often hard to report on U.S. politics and government with a straight face. It’s even harder to report on the usual reporting on U.S. politics and government with a straight face. So much of it is beyond the reach of parody. Yet it also opens up opportunities to shock people with basic facts.

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Will Griffin: Comedy for the Antiwar Movement

Will Griffin: Comedy for the Antiwar Movement

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by Will Griffin
Writer, Dandelion Salad
The Peace Report
April 16, 2019

The Peace Report on Apr 15, 2019

Jonny Lewis is the writer and director of Antiwar Comedy Shorts

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David Swanson: The Dirty Truth About NATO

NATO Summit Protest

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by David Swanson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Let’s Try Democracy
February 17, 2019

Redacted Tonight on Feb 14, 2019

David Swanson visits VIP this week to discuss the upcoming ‘No to NATO, Yes to Peace Festival‘ in Washington DC this April 3-4. They discuss peace activism and the current state of international affairs.

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Over 400 Arrested at Democracy Spring Protest Against Corruption and Money in Politics, Including Lee Camp

Democracy Spring March Arrives In DC 23

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Updated: April 16, 2016

Democracy Now! on Apr 12, 2016

http://democracynow.org – More than 400 people were arrested Monday in a massive sit-in on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to protest the influence of big money and corporate lobbying in politics. The protest, organized under the name Democracy Spring, brought together activists from about 140 organizations who marched from Philadelphia to Washington last week. Similar acts of civil disobedience are scheduled throughout the week in Washington. We speak to Kai Newkirk, campaign director of Democracy Spring and co-founder and an organizer with 99Rise. He was arrested yesterday in the action at the U.S. Capitol.

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Chris Hedges and Mr. Fish: Art As A Language and A Form of Truth-Telling

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with Chris Hedges

teleSUR English on Mar 15, 2016

In this episode of Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges sits down with political cartoonist Dwayne “Mr. Fish” Booth to discuss the use of art as a language to tell truth in an age of corporate domination of information. With his cartoons, Mr. Fish confronts systems of power, exposing their brutality and folly in a way that words cannot.

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Exclusive: Glenn Greenwald and Edward Snowden are Food Terrorists! by President Dr. Robert Jones MD PhD DDS ODD

Satire Alert!

by President Dr. Robert Jones MD PhD DDS ODD (J. M. Porup)
Guest Writer, Dandelion Salad
November 33, 2013

USofAir_coverAs a multiple-Nobel-Prize-winning scientist and author, I have watched the attacks on the NSA with growing dismay. How dare these food-eating scum slander the National Sewer Agency like this?

Ever since we passed the glorious Amendment banning the cultivation, distribution, sale and possession of addictive caloric substances–”food” in ghetto street lingo–the National Sewer Agency has been working overtime to root out food terrorists cells wherever they are hiding in this great nation of ours. 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

Juice Rap News 20: Australian Election: A Game of Polls, Featuring Julian Assange

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ALP tools of trade

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thejuicemedia on Aug 25, 2013

Rap News season finale: Episode 20 – A Game Of Polls. A messenger raven has arrived in the Juice Media studio bearing tidings from the land of Australios: Elections are Coming. The perpetually warring factions and severely inbred families from across the Australian political sphere are squaring up in a more than usually bloody campaign. It’s Right versus slightly more Right in the election to end all elections for a few years. Join Robert Foster as he meets the bloodthirsty players in this violent saga. Who will slay whom? Who will prevail and claim the Irony Throne in Canberra? Who is that mysterious platinum-haired challenger in exile overseas? All these questions and more will be ignored in this celebratory 20th episode of Rap News.

– Written & created by Giordano Nanni & Hugo Farrant in a suburban backyard home-studio in Melbourne, Australia – on Wurundjeri Land.


Julian singing vocals by Chris Doheny; recorded by Jonathan Dreyfus and Craig Harnath @ Hothouse Audio St. Kilda


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

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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

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

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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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Meet Vermin Supreme 2012 Presidential Candidate + Meet The Lesser-Known Presidential Candidates Forum + Buddy Roemer: Iced Out of GOP Debate

Yes, he paid his $1000 fee and is an actual re...

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Alternative Presidential Candidates Talk

Manchester, New Hampshire
Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Lesser-known candidates of the 2012 presidential election participated last month in a forum hosted by the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College.

Thirty-five lesser-known candidates who filed with the Secretary of State for the 2012 New Hampshire Presidential Primary made opening statement and respond to questions.  They discussed and debated the economy, government regulations, energy and foreign policy.

New Hampshire will hold the nation’s first presidential primaries January 10, 2011 with 30 Republicans and 14 Democrats from 26 states on the ballot.

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Billion Dollar Bill Shows How Foreign Aid Works

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 on Jul 29, 2011

"Hungry Drink Shell"

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Let him show you how aid deals really work…

In short poverty is manmade by amoral people like Bill.

It is not conspiracy — it’s structural economic behaviour locked into Western Foreign Policy and therefore the global economy. It’s branded aid but really its neo-colonialism.
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Tweeting Away the Time by Ralph Nader + Smigly: Talk To Me


Updated: Jan. 12, 2011 added a video.

by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
January 3, 2011

The start of the New Year is a good time to talk about Time. About this, we can all agree—there are only twenty four hours in a day. Zillions of companies and persons want a piece of that time from us in order to make money. But that supply of Time is not expandable. Unlike other supplies in the marketplace, this one has no give beyond twenty four hours a day.

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