Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 12th Mar 2010 23:18 UTC
In the News And thus, our true colours reveal. Since Obama was the young newcomer, technically savvy, many of us were hoping that he might support patent and/or copyright reform. In case our story earlier on this subject didn't already tip you off, this certainly will: Obama has sided squarely with the RIAA/MPAA lobby, and backs ACTA. No copyright and/or patent reform for you, American citizens!
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RE: selling out
by StychoKiller on Sat 13th Mar 2010 03:58 UTC in reply to "selling out"
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It's a repeat of the "Bread and Circuses" syndrome, only this time it's Medicare/Medicaid (and all of the other entitlement programs!), and wasting money on the Olympics, among other boondoggles! Why are Countries spending money on the Olympics when a percentage of their citizens are in poverty and in need of assistance?
I'm sure that there are even better analogies to the "Circuses" part of the equation -- someone please supply them!

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