Jonathan Wolfman's Blog
AUGUST 27, 2014 7:45AM


     Writers here and elsewhere are twisting themselves pretzels, soft pretzels. It was tough enough to get people with sense to think "Hamas" and "Palestinian" were synonymous, and they have failed.

     Now that they're taking pains to separate Hama
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     The reason good people find the attempts, overt and winking attempts, to smear Michael Brown and those who do see why police killings of unarmed kids...why that's wholly different from, say, black kids killed, caught between vicious gang members' guns...why we find those dRead full post »

Marx may have been, largely right, though his sense that
capitalism would  --  Mao said Yi Ding!/Inevitably!  --  implode,
puts me in mind, ironically, of the early Pauline Movement,
certain that conditions made it 
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      Saturday, 8.23.14   3:00-

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AUGUST 21, 2014 7:33AM

Why Tolerate Hate?

     Among the many questions I'd ask people who argue  --  and we've seen it for a month and more  --  that Jews should simply give up on Israel, on the idea of a Near East homeland, is this:
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AUGUST 20, 2014 8:34AM

The NRA, Butchering Babar

     You see that Youtube video from Thailand where an elephant 
took a paint brush and painted an outlined self-portrait? I’m sure you can find the video. These re bright, feeling creatures.


     You Recall the children’s books and movies

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     I've read now, in multiple venues, re-post after re-post, of the NYT piece about Henk Zanoli who survived the Nazis and saw a need for the Israeli State at one time and now, particularly in the face of the recent Hamas/Israel war, does not.
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AUGUST 17, 2014 1:34PM

On Missouri @ Winking Racists

     Years ago, eons, I felt sad for those who believed they were oh-so-clevah racists whose racism was so often winked, unstated, then gratuitously, grotesquely defended when named.

     No longer.

     They can live permanently, frighten
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Enjoy these three most recent programs...great Sunday!



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      Saturday, 8.16.14  &n

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[we] learned guards had [thwarted] escape by three [other detainees]. full view guards [bound] wrists... A rope...tied...wrists...suspended each body...just enough...their toes [might] touch.... guards beat them...faces...unrecognizable. food...water. ...second day...guards

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AUGUST 14, 2014 4:04PM

War Atrocity Diary Entry

[we] learned guards had [thwarted] escape by three [other detainees]. full view guards [bound] wrists... A rope...tied...wrists...suspended each body...just enough...their toes [might] touch.... guards beat them...faces...unrecognizable. food...water. ...second day...guards [forced theRead full post »

As I read those sniping at people who really do see what's what in Missouri, in LA, elsewhere, where police have recently, and for one hell of a damned long time before recently, and often and without apparent call, killed Black young men, I think on those snipers' accusing, rhetorical
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AUGUST 13, 2014 8:11AM

Suicide is Unsusceptible to Judgment

        'Does One Have a (moral or legal) Right to Suicide?'

is moot; it's an action not susceptible to moral right or wrong and nearly unsusceptible to legal right or wrong; people do it or they don't, and far removed from moral or legalRead full post »




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AUGUST 7, 2014 8:11AM

How Many Child-Brides?

     How many child-brides do you imagine we have, roughly, in this rape-crazy place? 
     UNICEF and the Brits released a study in London two weeks back at an international conference on the practice, The Girl Summit. That group studies child-brides and rRead full post »

     Want to know just how stupid gay-panic gets?


     Here’s a question whose answer will tell just how idiotic, and it’s a question that oughta bring you back to third grade real fast.



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- JW 
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AUGUST 3, 2014 10:21AM

Update: Uganda's 'Kill-The-Gays' Law

     You may have read that last winter's law that can and has thrown lgbt Ugandans into prison, in many cases for life terms, for their sexual identities has been ruled unconstitional by a federal court there.
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Podcasts have returned, healthy now, from a few weeks' cyber-convalescence . Enjoy!

(And this coming Saturday, OUR/OPEN writers Rosigami and Robyn Martins.)

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JULY 30, 2014 7:27AM

Cheating Ourselves

     Because patriotism has come to mean, for far too many of the hopelessly brainless, stockpiling as many weapons as we can, most in Congress would buy new, idiotically expensive weapons systems no matter the cost, no matter the quality, even without daily threats from weapons indRead full post »

JULY 29, 2014 7:19AM

Latest UnFun AIDS Theory Going

The Daily Kos shares yet one more piece of evidence suggesting that a job requirement for Republican office holders is the ability to make up absolute rubbish and call it science, especially when the lunacy has to do with sexuality, rape, lgbt citizens.


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This is a reasonable likeness of our fighter-biter tabby cat, Ms. Miryam Gumdrops.
This is a reasonable likeness of our son's Honda 1000.
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Program Announcement's early this week as we're off on a brief beach holiday...pls make a note, save this...pass it on...and join us (for the show)!



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