Corporations Ate My Baby!

United, on message & undaunted we win the class war

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Project G by Clairtone

The Clairtone Project G stereo of Canada was produced by Clairtone from 1964-67 | Cost: $2000 new ($20,000 today) | It was promoted by Frank Sinatra, Hugh Hefner, Oscar Peterson and other celebrities and found a niche within Hollywood and other trendsetters. | The high price was prohibitive and prevented Project G from becoming a huge success. | Only 400 units were ever produced.

(Above) Frank Sinatra next to a Project G from the 1965 movie, “Marriage on the Rocks”. It was after filming this movie that he, so taken with the Project G, ordered 7 of them for himself and as gifts to his inner circle of friends. - Via

I love hi-fi, and I love Midcentury Modern style.  This is peaking my meters.

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How Do We Know That We Have Rescued The Nation From Corporate Rule?



You’ll know we have succeeded when:
• GE pays taxes again.
• Broadcast media is owned by over 1000 entities again
• Solar Energy grows at a massive rate
• Oil, Coal and Gas are no longer for-profit business
• Healthcare is no longer for-profit
• Women are educated at the highest levels in history and families are smaller and healthier.
• Men and women are paid the same for the same work
• The government stays out of religion and vaginas
• Corporations are LEGALLY DEEMED TO BE PROPERTY and NOT PERSONS

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Your Hormones Tell You How to Vote

Today we’re witnessing an explosion of research on the biological factors that may underlie our political views. This new body of science is, slowly but surely, upending the old “I vote Democrat because Mom and Dad did” view of where our ideologies come from, and substituting an explanation based on genes, personalities, and emotions.

But to draw a seamless connection between a person’s genes and his or her political orientation poses a formidable scientific challenge. What’s more, there’s a crucial biological step that, thus far, has been largely missing. Genes, after all, are simply the code or template that our cells use to make proteins. So what are those proteins doing in the body to create political leanings?

Today’s political psychologists and biologists are honing in on a possible answer: Genetic differences may influence the body’s production of hormones (such as testosterone) and neurotransmitters (such as dopamine). These chemical messengers flow through the bloodstream and in between nerve cells, shaping our patterns of attention, response, emotions, and much else. Such patterns, the thinking goes, then come together to create our values and personalities; and these, along with input from our surroundings, impel our political ideologies and behaviors.

"Those people who don’t vote are the people who tend to have fairly high cortisol levels. Because politics is pretty stressful."

"The variation between people in hormone levels is just tremendous, and I don’t think we really appreciate that," explains John Hibbing, a political scientist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln who has been a pioneer in studying the biology of ideology.

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http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/06/how-hormones-influence-our-political-opinions