Independence from the Great Satan: The Stakes are High

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Six Years in Iraq: Capitalism is Warfare by Manila Ryce

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The Largest Minority
April 5, 2008

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Special Announcement: 2008 is Just the Beginning

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Note from Manila Ryce, The Largest Minority:

The announcement comes at 2:37 in the video. Democrats might be particularly interested since it’s something they’ve claimed they wanted Ralph to do rather than run in the previous elections.

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Zinn Will Vote for Nader!

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Reposted with permission by the author, thanks, Manila.   ~ Lo

By Manila Ryce
The Largest Minority (no longer available)
Oct 28, 2008

Ralph Nader after the speech - Green Lecture

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Zinn Won’t be Voting for Obama After All

This letter to Ralph Nader retracts Professor Zinn’s previous endorsement of Obama. He gave us permission to publish it.

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The Obama Girl and Ralph Nader Show! Let the People Decide!

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My friend, Manila Ryce wrote this.


Obama Girl and Ralph Nader are sharing an office.

Register to Vote:

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Three Way Presidential Debate – Obama, McCain, and Nader

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Want to see Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader in the debates? Here’s what you can do about it:

Call Barack Obama at 866-675-2008.
Hit 6 to speak with a campaign volunteer and insist that Ralph Nader and other ballot qualified third party candidates be included in the upcoming Presidential debates.

Then, e-mail the executive director of the Commission on Presidential Debates Janet Brown at
Tell her to end the exclusionary restrictions and allow Ralph into the debates.

video created by Manila Ryce

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Denver is a complete police state by Manila Ryce

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By Manila Ryce
The Largest Minority
Published Sunday, August 24th, 2008, 11:13 pm

Not much time to blog folks, so please excuse my brief description of a complex situation.

Denver is a complete police state, and I say that without exaggeration. The sheer number of law enforcement officers is easily more than the amount of protesters. Due to the outright promise that protesters in Denver will be beaten, arrested, and locked up in a Gitmo-style warehouse, the numbers aren’t as large as expected. However, there seems to be a strong group of Anarchists who refuse to be intimidated.

Today we demonstrated on a blocked off route, but soon moved into streets which weren’t designated areas. We completely stopped traffic as we moved between honking cars and dance in intersections. Giving credit where credit is due, the police were actually pretty tolerant until we started blocking streets near the capitol building. Officers in riot gear, holding their batons and rubber bullet guns, moved in on us. Two people were singled out and arrested but we stood our ground.

An Update From the DNC – The Largest Minority.


In Denver, Police and Protesters Try to Prepare for Each Other

DNC – Denver CO

An Appeal to Open the Debates by Manila Ryce

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This is more a Call to Action than a typical commentary.

We need your video responses, even if you have nothing to say other than “I support open debates”! That’s fine. Anything is better than silence.

We also need to write Google, Obama, and McCain expressing our demand for Nader to be in the debate, along with any other candidate who reaches 5 percent or more in the polls. Pressure Obama not to slink away from a debate which promises to be more democratic than the CPD debates. Call him out on this one.

Below are the three entities for you to contact followed by part of a long-winded article which continues on my website.

Google, Inc.
Ginny Hunt – Google Elections Program Manager
Eric Schmidt – Google CEO
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043
(650) 253-0000 Obama Campaign:

Obama for America
P.O. Box 8102
Chicago, IL 60680
(866) 675-2008 McCain Campaign:

John McCain 2008
P.O. Box 16118
Arlington, VA 22215
(703) 418-2008

Google is scheduled to hold a debate independent of the corporate Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD). This is possibly our one and only chance to get Obama and McCain to debate Ralph Nader and any other third-party or independent candidate running for the presidency. We must pressure Google to lower their requirements to 5% before this opportunity is lost. While using exclusionary tactics to silence opposition, these two major parties seem to think that freedom, a term they both speak highly of, means having power for yourself at the expense of others.

In 1992, independent candidate Ross Perot, who was polling at 7-9 percent, was included in the debates at the request of George H.W. Bush, who made Perot’s inclusion a precondition for his own participation. Under current CPD requirements of 15 percent, Perot wouldn’t have been admitted today.

In 1996, Bob Dole proposed that if Perot were kept out of the debates he would allow the Clinton campaign to decide the terms of the event. Clinton agreed. George Stephanopolous, senior advisor to Clinton at the time, took pride in the undemocratic deal between the two candidates, explaining: “As long as we would agree to Perot not being in it, we could get everything else we wanted going in. We got our time frame, we got…”

read the rest of this article here:…
much thanks to Blue Gal for the narration


Open the Debates Super Rally: Challenge the System

Libertarians and Socialists as Workers Must Unite by Lo

Ignoring Our Burden & Adopting White Man’s Burden

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Strictly for my Naders

Fear and demoralization allow us to accept the status of slaves. Express your solidarity with the workers of the world in a comment or video response and declare your independence.

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.”
– Marianne Williamson

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Reality Check – The Democrats Are The Real Problem By Mike Whitney

Nader on Obama: It is Quite Clear He is a Corporate Candidate from A to Z (vids)

The Audacity of Revolution VS The Hope of Chumps by Manila Ryce (video)

Commentary by Mumia Abu Jamal on Ralph Nader

Words, Words, Mere Words by Ralph Nader

What is Socialism? (archive of posts)


Nader for President 2008

The Termi-Nader

Ralph Nader Posts & Videos

Fear and Petitioning in Las Vegas (Nader)

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click the “watch in high quality” link below the video

Citizen activists converge upon Nevada to help get 2008 presidential candidate Ralph Nader on the ballot in the general election. Visit to join the road trip for Ralph.

Music provided by Depakote

Interview conducted by William Hughes

Video direction and editing by Manila Ryce


Nader for President 2008

The Termi-Nader

Ralph Nader Posts & Videos

The Daily Show: Baracknophobia By Manila Ryce

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By Manila Ryce

The Largest Minority
Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Any regular reader of this blog knows that the internet is a horrible place filled with nothing but wild accusations and rumor. The cable news networks are right. Perhaps we ought to leave the irresponsible reporting up to the experts in the corporate media who’ve had a monopoly for decades.

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Colbert Interviews Libertarian Presidential Candidate Bob Barr By Manila Ryce

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By Manila Ryce
Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Colbert Interviews Libertarian Presidential Candidate Bob Barr

Stephen is dead on with his characterization of the comically out of touch Libertarian Party, and even goes on to expose why even Libertarian candidate Bob Barr is a shitty libertarian… though from my experience most Libertarians are shitty libertarians. You’ve gotta love the audacity of a man who says people should vote Libertarian because the Republican/Democratic monopoly has ruined this country with bills like the ones he’s voted for. Continue reading