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As you know, today's 'D-Day+70'. I'm grateful. -JW

 

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Today's the twenty-fifth anniversary of the workers and students massacre at Tiananmen Square, Peking. 

 This piece ... some here have seen it before ...is dedicated to Ms. Zhang Ying, whom we got out of there some time after. Sadly, we've lost contact w Ms. Zhang and her… Read full post »

 

     I may have not decided to return so fast to guns were it not for that brazen idiot, Samuel Wurzelbacher, known to enthusiasts as Joe-the-Plumber...just one more moral genius, like Sarah Palin, inflicted on decent Americans by that Addled Arizonan...yet last week in the faceRead full post »

     
     The point's been offered, in response a recent piece ('What Is To Be Done?' If the Fix Is In, Why Care at All? - Jonathan Wolfman - Open Salon), that there's risk in putting hopes for structural change in compelling individuals, whether SenatorRead full post »
 
 
 
ENJOY also my colleague, Brent Lengle, and his program!
 
 
 
     Dr. B. offers another challenging piece, this one as to the IMF (International Monetary Fund) having now a woman at the helm. Dr. Bramhall wonders if this is a way, perhaps, to softenRead full post »


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 Saturday, 5.31.14 
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MAY 28, 2014 4:44PM

RACE-CARD

      Are you as sick as I am with racists trying to dodge exposure of their bigotry when we raise it up, calling that “playing the race card”, as if pointing to prejudice and its damage is worse than racism itself? 

 

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ENJOY!
 
& an excellent Memorial Day to you and your family!
 
- JW 
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Resist or Die - Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall - Open Salon

     This is a thought-provoking review of a challenging film. It forces us to ask, among other questions, at what point of exploitation, economic and environmental, we'd resist seriously and in a sustained way (and perhaps die reRead full post »


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     Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett will not appeal this week's federal court decision that ditched my home state's ban on same-sex marriage. In part, he said, Judge John E. Jones III's ruling is the reason. Mr. Corbett said he recognizes that a federal ruling requiring courts to aRead full post »

      My home state's catching up with Justice. Yesterday U. S. District Judge John E. Jones III, writing for the Federal District Court, threw out Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage in a suit, Whitewood v. Wolf, brought on behalf of eleven same-sex couples.
 
MAY 20, 2014 9:12AM

Vying to Supply the Nails


     I’m not someone who goes for stretchy comparisons just to make a political point.  I’ve told you I won’t put up with people who are not actual Nazis being   called or compared with Nazis. It’s

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JUST FOR YOU...3 most recent 'Passionate Justice' podcasts.
 
 
 
     Including Daniel Rigney's piece on Health 
 
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MAY 18, 2014 9:11AM

Nuclear-Free Me?


     There's a subdivision here in western Montgomery County, Maryland, Garrett Park, that has, for years, along with Takoma Park, a town in the eastern end of the county, promised the world that nuclear war will not start here.
 
     Garrett Park
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     DE-COMP: THE NOT-SO-GRATEFUL DEAD, & YOU

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MAY 15, 2014 6:57AM

Gay Gray Panthers Revolt!

      You all know about Michael Sam; the former Missouri defensive end was drafted last week by the St. Louis Rams, breaking a barrier. A man, a star athlete, Mr. Sam had the sac to say, Yep; I'm A Gay Man and I'm Going to the

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Some draw a distinction between  ant-Zionism and anti-Semitism. The distinction itself isn't illegitimate. Yet I do see the distinction in an academic sense only because in any practical sense, anyone who in even the smallest way understands the 20th Century (its history aRead full post »

A Brief Taxonomy of Homelessness/ New PASSIONATE JUSTICE Podcasts
 
 
     These are the two initial programs that, in addition to other segments, raise up The Counter, Robin Sneed's Seattle 'Homeless-Feeding-the-Homeless' Justice-Effort. It includes:
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     This 5.10.14 'Times' editorial makes a case for pursuing justice as to every discoverable Nazi camp guard possibly found. I agree w the piece. Is there a cogent counter-argument? What would it be? 
 
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I do wonder when more will realize that wealthy Near East Muslims can't stand poor Near East Muslims and have no desire to integrate them into established Muslim Arab or Persian nations, nor to help raise them up economically in situ, and wish to keep them poor as/Read full post »

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I thought to offer this in the wake of the rash of comments I've seen to the effect that Ms. Lewinsky's ill treatment is, at least in part, about this country.
 
It isn't.  
 
It'd be tough to make a convincing case that the rich/powerful in anyRead full post »