December 15, 2004
More Gift IdeasWe The People. Product description: "Thom Hartmann, the acclaimed author of Unequal Protection and The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight, tells a compelling story -- of how a government of, by, and for the people has been replaced by corporate domination. Through brilliant analysis and imaginative illustrations, this fully graphic book illuminates the central dynamics of American politics."
Brand Democrat. "Equal Pay. Equal Rights. 40 Hour Work Week. Social Security. Medicare. Clean Water. Clean Air. Safe Food. Freedom of Speech. Voting Rights. We're Just Getting Warmed Up. -- Brand Democrat, since 1794". Sounds good? Check out the t-shirts and accessories at this web store. Remember: liberal is not a dirty word. Spread the message and wear it with pride.
Bush Playing Cards. Product description: "Do you know who in the Bush administration is an ex-con? Or who never graduated from college? Can you guess the cabinet member who had an oil tanker named after them? Do you know whose nickname is "Yoda" and whom George W. Bush calls "Turd Blossom"? Each deck...features 52 Bush administration officials and their closest cohorts, plus two jokers -- perfect for your next game of Texas Hold'em."
Salon Subscription. Salon is one of the better progressive magazines out there. An annual subscription gets you a one-year access to their site with no pop-up ads. You also get perks like one-year access to Salon's music mix, a six-month subscription to the digital edition of the New Republic, and a one-month subscription to the audio editions of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal and much more. Check the web site for details.
Buy Blue. Price Club/Costco. Barnes & Noble. Bed Bath & Beyond. Nordstrom. Starbucks. Netflix. These are only some of the companies who have made all or a bulk of their political contributions to the Democratic Party this year. Find out more about these liberal-friendly companies and support them if you can. In today's world, "there's a more powerful act than voting blue, it's buying blue. Vote with your pocket".
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