Archive for September, 2009

Why The Right Wing Hates And Wants To Smash ACORN

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on September 28th, 2009

The level of the current right wing frenzy against the Association of Communities Organizing for Reform Now (ACORN) can only be understood within the dynamics of President Barack Obama’s 2008 election and John Kerry’s “official” loss in 2004. ACORN, more than any other political organization, was responsible for Obama’s victory. ACORN in Ohio, and in […]

Cartoon by M.e. Cohen / electronic vote in the 2010 election has just been bought The ES&S purchase of Diebold’s voting machine operation is merely the tip of a toxic iceberg… By Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / September 24, 2009 Unless U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder intervenes, your electronic […]

Free Press Free Movie Sept. 22 – “Children of Armageddon”

Posted by webmaster on September 22nd, 2009

September 22 at 7:30pm Free Press free movie – “Children of Armageddon” A moving and disturbing portrait of the legacy of the nuclear arms race in Japan, the Marshall Islands, Tahiti, New Zealand and the planet. With contributions from world-renowned experts Noam Chomsky, Hans Blix, Arjun Makhijani, Douglas Roche and many others. Drexel Theater, 2254 […]

Roll Over Damschroder And Tell Rove The News

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on September 17th, 2009

I’m always amazed at the political career of Matt Damschroder, Deputy Director of the Franklin County Board of Elections. He’s just been named to the bipartisan Committee to Modernize Voter Registration (CMVR). Matt first came to political prominence in Columbus when he managed the right wing “Flag Lady’s” campaign for City Council. The visibility of […]


Posted by Bob Fitrakis on September 8th, 2009

SECOND SATURDAY SALON September 12 – 6-11pm 1021 E. Broad St. (side door, parking in rear) Come for the progressive social networking Have a bit to eat and drink

David Swanson Visits Columbus

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on September 8th, 2009

7:00 – 9:00 PM Wednesday Areopagitica Bookstore, 3510 N. High St., Columbus, Ohio Book signing and talk. “Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union.” David Swanson will be in Columbus to discuss his new book to be published soon by Seven Stories Press. David is a co-founder of – see […]

The Resurrection Of Antioch College: A Small Victory For Humanity

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on September 7th, 2009

September 6, 2009 The struggle and victory to re-open Antioch College as an independent institution separate from Antioch University is a major victory for peace and progressive forces in the United States. On Friday, September 4, Antioch University officials signed a 750-page closing document after 14 months of negotiations to turn Antioch College assets over […]

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