Twitter Digest: October 24, 2011

  1. Twitter Digest: October 21, 2011 http://t.co/DMFNBt5R..... October 21, 2011 @ 19:57

  2. Dilution & often a complete lack of continuity in actual DNA concerning a large (@YouTube http://t.co/h7K0xsbE.....) October 22, 2011 @ 03:54

  3. @vbkpartners "half of Wall Street and London's banking community" Half? How man (@YouTube http://t.co/h7K0xsbE.....) October 22, 2011 @ 20:00

  4. @vbkpartners

    Morris will correct me if I'm wrong, but it appears that Morris (@YouTube http://t.co/h7K0xsbE.....) October 22, 2011 @ 20:08


  5. "I realize it could be a lot worse, but are they going to progressively get worse if we don't say something?" Give them inch, and they'll... October 22, 2011 @ 20:41

  6. What's the difference between a bullet to the brain & a drone Hellfire Missile destroying the whole body? No trial is no trial regardless. October 22, 2011 @ 21:16

  7. A complete neoliberal falsehood: re: Egypt: "The old model of relying on state employment...is no longer viable," Boraei said. October 22, 2011 @ 21:21

  8. #ows Neoliberal shill-speak: "Marshall Plan...World Bank...International Monetary Fund...pre-requisite of development," said Dabdoub" October 22, 2011 @ 21:24

  9. Turks & Kurds, work it out peacefully. Kurds wouldn't win a war against the Turks. Do they want Turkey scorching Northern Iraq/Kurdistan? October 22, 2011 @ 21:42

  10. The longer Saleh of Yemen refuses, the greater the odds he'll end up like Qaddaffi. The same applies to all anti-human-rights dictators. October 22, 2011 @ 21:46

  11. #Libya Qaddaffi "often acted according to whims and tolerated no dissent." Is that not true? October 22, 2011 @ 22:09

  12. #ows The Saudi people have no voice in who will be their next totalitarian ruler. 99% of Americans have been in nearly the same boat. October 22, 2011 @ 22:29

  13. Even if Cain changes to 9-0-9 for the poor, that last 9 is still a net increase in taxes for those in poverty. It's regressive & evil. October 22, 2011 @ 23:03

  14. #ows Poor can live next to dirty factories & in poor construction. Cain: Exempt economically depressed areas from zoning & building codes. October 22, 2011 @ 23:11

  15. #ows New, New Deal: Reverse bankster bailouts; prosecute control fraudsters; full employment: public jobs & skills training; soak the rich? October 22, 2011 @ 23:25

  16. Look, Qaddaffi didn't have to order unarmed protesters shot: "A brutal gratuitous slaying": Voice of Russia http://t.co/9K3N7ELb..... October 23, 2011 @ 00:10

  17. To Rick Rozoff: I would not have killed Qaddaffi, but to ignore that he started things by murdering unarmed protesters is just plain stupid! October 23, 2011 @ 00:17

  18. Updated: "Noah vs. Homosexuality" (No, not that Noah; but yes, that Noah too). Read it, fascists & Christians, etc.! http://t.co/MUmVAWLK..... October 23, 2011 @ 01:52

  19. @vbkpartners My "comment is exactly why Herzl and his kind prefered to establis (@YouTube http://t.co/h7K0xsbE.....) October 23, 2011 @ 02:22

  20. @vbkpartners I "omitted"? Do you write a book in 500 characters with spaces? Us (@YouTube http://t.co/h7K0xsbE.....) October 23, 2011 @ 02:32

  21. @balenkurdi I'm visiting all the sites you recommended and bookmarking them. Thanks for supplying them per my request. Peace. October 23, 2011 @ 02:55

  22. @balenkurdi What are your views on this article: http://t.co/YExUccDS..... October 23, 2011 @ 03:36

  23. #Turkey & #Kurdistan 'We need words of peace not revenge' http://t.co/C7gLdPsr..... October 23, 2011 @ 03:43

  24. #Turkey #Kurdistan #PKK need a democratic solution/talks. #Erdogan sit at the table, literally face-to-face, with Abdullah #Ocalan October 23, 2011 @ 03:51

  25. "Öcalan: the government suspended talks not us - UPDATE" Both sides must want peace now! http://t.co/QWIbtT1N..... October 23, 2011 @ 03:52

  26. SLC leader calls on Kurds to form their independent state . via @AK_News October 23, 2011 @ 03:59

  27. #Turkey #Erdogan, allow the Kurds in Turkey full cultural rights as an ethnic minority. Bring forth peace. Show the world how it's done. October 23, 2011 @ 04:09

  28. Releasing Abdullah Ocalan would [help] usher in peace to Turkey: . October 23, 2011 @ 04:15

  29. @balenkurdi Your points are valid. I too considered the repeated use of "terrorists" as unproductive, & you do have an "autonomous" region. October 23, 2011 @ 21:21

  30. @balenkurdi However, I did see some important daylight in the article: http://t.co/YExUccDS..... Build on that & hold the Turks to it. Peace! October 23, 2011 @ 21:23

  31. #ows @tickerguy: laissez-faire capitalists screwed by corporatists right along w/ mixed-economy minded & socialists http://t.co/l5BYdFLT..... October 23, 2011 @ 21:52

  32. I liked a @YouTube video http://t.co/waAZbFOi..... What Are You Living For? - Francis Chan October 23, 2011 @ 22:02

  33. @WritingLight Per Chrome and other browsers: "This webpage [you tweeted] has a redirect loop": Galatians 6:2: Bear... http://t.co/2aD5Wf6h..... October 23, 2011 @ 22:10

  34. #ows @worldwideprayer "WorldwidePrayerChain #1740 Sheri's Husband Lost Job, 4 Kids Under 6, Struggling..." http://t.co/F7Qt2UDR..... October 23, 2011 @ 22:14

  35. @SELVATOR2 "Kurds are not minority in Turkey"? They aren't a majority. What's your point? Saying they are a minority isn't insensitive. October 23, 2011 @ 22:24

  36. @balenkurdi Your short URL wasn't rendered into a link by Twitter: http://t.co/FeOz1zD6..... October 23, 2011 @ 22:25

  37. @SELVATOR2 Supply a link/URL to the full "Lozan Treaty" (in English please). cc: @balenkurdi #Turkey #Kurds #PKK October 23, 2011 @ 22:43

  38. @SELVATOR2 @balenkurdi "...nation shall rise against nation...there shall be earthquakes in divers places...." (Mark 13:8) Peace! #Turkey October 23, 2011 @ 23:13

  39. @SELVATOR2 You have meant "Lausanne Treaty"? We don't use "Lozan" in the West for that. Yes, I'm familiar. http://t.co/C8JEgwQ3..... @balenkurdi October 23, 2011 @ 23:26

  40. @SELVATOR2 Exactly whom am I supposed to be sensitive about concerning this "minority" as a term issue? Lausanne is subservient. @balenkurdi October 24, 2011 @ 00:03

  41. Liam Fox retained partnership with Werritty lobbying for Israel — 'useful idiot' for Mossad? Mammon! http://t.co/l78D4c2B..... October 24, 2011 @ 00:37

  42. Constitutional Rights Lawyer Michael Ratner: Failed Occupy Wall Street Evacuation Order is Illegal http://t.co/uoQKa1nM..... @democracynow October 24, 2011 @ 01:28

  43. Libya, Abu Salim Prison mass grave? 1,270 people murdered by Qaddaffi regime? How do militant leftists ignore this? http://t.co/iC6UxNLT..... October 24, 2011 @ 02:32

  44. "Libya hedges mass grave claim" http://t.co/Ucp7fhT0..... October 24, 2011 @ 02:43

  45. #ows Probably the most important voice in the US right now: Former Financial Regulator William K. Black: http://t.co/tDfyfUiz..... October 24, 2011 @ 03:09

  46. Not bad only if really democratic & anti-usury (debt-currency): Herman Van Rompuy, European Council pres., proposed single treasury. October 24, 2011 @ 03:38

  47. "New euro 'empire' plot by Brussels" Issue interest-free currency, then it's the right direction. http://t.co/IKdJD3cH..... October 24, 2011 @ 03:40

  48. #ows Market economies came before usury. Liar: Lord mayor of London, Michael Bear: "In a market economy,...you need to have banks." Wrong! October 24, 2011 @ 04:25

  49. #ows This man's spreading falsehood that we need parasites sucking us dry via evil usury (bank loans & interest/debt) http://t.co/WULpXZV7..... October 24, 2011 @ 04:28

  50. #Libya Reportedly, Qaddaffi personally controlled more than $200 Bil. He could spend it on whatever.... It was "his." http://t.co/ZscSp66r..... October 24, 2011 @ 04:34

  51. #Libya "6.5 million people — about one-third of whom live in poverty." How could that have been if Qaddaffi was great & generous? Crook! October 24, 2011 @ 04:41

  52. #Libya Qaddaffi sent billions abroad "when Libyans were struggling for...money...for schools, hospitals and all sorts of infrastructure." October 24, 2011 @ 04:44

  53. #ows 1% control 40% of the global economy. Co-conspirators in control fraud/crime: Barclays Bank, JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs.... October 24, 2011 @ 05:00

  54. Persistent organic pollutants (POPs), by greedy, evil, shortsighted corporations, are destroying humanity. . October 24, 2011 @ 05:09

  55. Are the Qur'an & Bible "sweet"? Pick sweet spots, but there're bitter. October 24, 2011 @ 05:30

  56. #ows Interest- and debt-free United States Notes are vastly better than this silver coins idea: . October 24, 2011 @ 05:44

  57. #ows #Greece should say no. Bondholders should eat it. The #Euro should be reissued / declared interest-free: Simple. October 24, 2011 @ 05:57

  58. It would behoove Prime Minister #Erdogan of #Turkey to make peace with the #PKK to, among other things, isolate anti-democratic #Assad October 24, 2011 @ 06:23

  59. Obama, make Israel apologize to Turkey & back off (Greeks too) so Turkey & the US can focus on Syria (anti-Israel anyway) & Russia & China. October 24, 2011 @ 06:51

  60. #ows Democracy in the workplace, employee ownership, equality, & anti-monopoly (1%): Don't be co-opted by the Democratic Party or unions. October 24, 2011 @ 07:09

  61. I favorited a @YouTube video http://t.co/lxU6ffq3..... Occupy Wall Street - Chris Hedges shuts down CBC Kevin O'Le October 24, 2011 @ 07:38

  62. Very interesting: "Green New Deal": "Jill Stein's presidential campaign announcement speech." http://t.co/bLRruowM..... #ows October 25, 2011 @ 03:04

  63. "to persuade elected officials, you...shower them not with information...heartfelt...concerns...cost saving solutions, but...big...checks." October 25, 2011 @ 03:22

  64. @vbkpartners You write Hasbara drivel. I don't want revenge. Christians don't d (@YouTube http://t.co/h7K0xsbE.....) October 25, 2011 @ 03:53

  65. @vbkpartners

    You have not read Herzl's diary.

    You have not live through a (@YouTube http://t.co/h7K0xsbE.....) October 25, 2011 @ 04:03


  66. @TheFlexEffect

    Agreed! (@YouTube http://t.co/h7K0xsbE.....) October 25, 2011 @ 04:06


  67. @PewPewPlasmagun

    Well, it's New Age, and I don't subscribe to that; but the (@YouTube http://t.co/h7K0xsbE.....) October 25, 2011 @ 04:09


  68. @VexZeed Good comment. (@YouTube http://t.co/WLXZkOpe.....) October 25, 2011 @ 05:09

  69. @YaHuWaHservant

    How many still lived in poverty? People have come forth who (@YouTube http://t.co/WLXZkOpe.....) October 25, 2011 @ 05:16


  70. Stalin & Qaddaffi Weren't Demonized: They did it to themselves (with the help of those around them) http://t.co/M2K5sUNu..... October 25, 2011 @ 05:50

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