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Democracy Extremism: Lawrence Lessig, Alan Grayson & Net Neutrality
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About 45 minutes before the first Republican debate began at the Quicken Arena in Cleveland, OH, a wall of police officers in riot gear prevented about two dozen protesters from walking down a street that led away from the arena and toward the area where MSNBC was broadcasting. The protesters had just finished a rally […]
Democracy extremist Bernie Sanders is unaccountably surging in presidential polls. Why all the enthusiasm for a rumpled trouble maker who rejects the high-dollar patronage of the One Percent to seek the impoverished support of average voters? One Percent News hit the streets to find out.
Morals collided at a Washington, DC, hotel when in one wing a religious coalition tested GOP presidential hopefuls on their fidelity to the Bible; while in the other, reasonableness extremists trumpeted the Pope’s inconvenient stand against climate change. Almost lost in all the morality was the only important question: who has the most money?
Nashua, NH — The presidential primary press corp was shocked into silence today when a transgender Paul Revere defied a police order and walked into a Republican leadership summit to hand out anti-corruption flyers. Revere, a silversmith who was male when he raced on horseback to alert the Colonial militia that “the British are coming” […]
The first ever budget proposal from the Congressional One Percent Caucus was released today at an exclusive event held in a basement crypt below the U.S. Capitol. One Percent Solutions spokeswoman Reagan Peabody-Peabody explains the elegant simplicity of a budget with no numbers and only four words (one of which is “no”). Daniel Weeks of […]
April 15th is a melancholy time for the 1%. On the one hand, they can rejoice that they often pay a lower tax rate than nurses, plumbers and utility line workers. But on the other hand, they still pay something. One Percent News anchor Margaret Theismann interviews wealth therapist Will Rice about how the One […]
“Net neutrality”–giving everyone equal access to the Internet–is the kind of privilege-free approach to society the One Percent can’t support or even understand.
Red-carpet interviews at a screening of the feel-good movie “KillSwitch”–all about how the Internet is safely in the hands of the elite–are interrupted by a One Percent News flash on the FCC’s outrageous net neutrality decision. See democracy extremists Lawrence Lessig and U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson struggle to explain their oddball crusade for online equality.
The conservative response to North Carolina’s NAACP has sparked a counter-protest against Moral Monday! Finally an effective response from the downtrodden conservative majority of North Carolina, which has endured hundreds of thousands of outsiders coming to North Carolina to pose as residents and complain about our glorious, 100% conservative state. These morons and losers have […]