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Posted on May 20, 2011
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What an action-packed week it was—how will “Left, Right & Center” regulars Robert Scheer, Matt Miller and Tony Blankley and guest panelist Chrystia Freeland possibly cover it all in 30 minutes? But they do—and they also manage to slip a little Newt-talk in there, too. Listen and learn.  —KA

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By MarthaA, May 22, 2011 at 9:03 am Link to this comment

munky, May 21 at 1:10 am,

The one thing the American Populace do know is that there needs
to be a unity of balance between spending for the Right and
spending for the Left. 

The choice for America is NOT just to cut social spending, the
choice is whether or not there is balanced spending between the
Right’s WAR and CORPORATE WELFARE with the Left’s social
spending.

This morning the dialectic of the Right on ‘Meet The Press’ did NOT
present a unity of balance between the Right and the Left.

The Right-Wing Republicans and the Right-Wing Lite Democrats
present only “backlash” between the interests of the Military
Industrial and Commercial Alliance of the Republican Party and the
Democratic Party
.

Backlash is NOT acceptable.

There is NO REPRESENTATION of the interests of the Left, the 70%
majority American Populace of the United States, only a false
sense of interest and representation of the political interests of
the Left in the form of “BACKLASH” from “no representation” to “no
representation.”

The American Populace as a class and culture must not continue to
vote “Backlash”.  The American Populace as a class and culture
needs real political representation, “Backlash” is no representation
at all.

For the American Populace to be represented as
a 70% majority class and culture in
the making and enforcing of legislated law and
order in the United States there will have to be
new political parties legislated that are equal
with the Democratic Party and the Republican
Party, because both these parties totally ignore
representation of the Left, the 70% Majority
Common Population of the United States as a
class and culture.

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By munky, May 21, 2011 at 1:10 am Link to this comment

I don’t believe Obama truly believes in going back to the 1967 borders. And even if he does believe it, he will ultimately do the bidding of AIPAC and Israel, just as he did the bidding of Big Pharma and hospitals and the military industrial complex and the national security state. Much of Obama’s presidency is a waste of time to discuss because he’s so predictable. He is so freaking predictable that he’s boring. In any event, I really enjoy the “Left, Right and Center” program. Always love to hear Scheer’s views. Keep up the good work, peeps!

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By pundaint, May 21, 2011 at 12:04 am Link to this comment

What’s really sad is the choices we will have to vote for in ‘12.  There is nobody running who will support the People’s interests.  No choice, no democracy.

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By Wounded and Dangerous, May 20, 2011 at 9:54 pm Link to this comment

Everything that I see in Amercian now is something that is scripted. It is a story line for the American sucker, i.e. mainstream America. And, that is why I quit watching mainstream television many moons ago - I simply could not handle the propaganda and news twisting any more. 

Where is the power in the nation?  Is it with the people?  I think not. If this was so the wars would have ended long ago, George Bush would have been impeached and Dick Cheney would have suffered the same fate as Saddam Hussein.  How can you have non-stop wars and false flage events without hidden powers doing the job?  Answer: you cannot. And, that is why what you see is what you get.

Bibi being admonished by a mere president of the US? I don’t think so. Why has Israel lasted so long and gained so much since its inception? It is certainly not the work of any American president or any member of Congress and you can take that to the bank.

Israel is favoured because it serves a vital purpose. Israel really is now like another state, except a state with a special character. It is right in the heart of the action and that is why it must be dealt with differently than other political entities. No American president is going to make Israel conform. He doesn’t have the power to do so. And, that is why all American presidents pay homage to AIPAC and when they do criticize Israel it is only for show and to keep the American sucker believing that change can actually occur in America. Remember Barack Obama and his ’ change you can believe in ‘? Most Americans still have not clued in and that is a very sad story indeed.

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