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Jonathan Wolfman

Jonathan Wolfman
Maryland, Northwest of The District,
January 26
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The writers have had their work presented/discussed over the past four programs.
Feel free to send me yours:
Robyn Martins
The Songbird
John Guzlowski
Susan Mihalic 
Bonnie Bernstein 
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       You may recall back in January I raised just how damned crazy the religious right became when the Rose Bowl Parade had a float sponsored by an LGBT activist group and two lucky guys were married atop the float to an international audience. I told you that

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      Saturday, 11.15.14   3:00-4:00 pm Eastern  



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NOVEMBER 13, 2014 8:30AM

New Attack on Gaza. World Shrugs.


     As tanks, helicopters, and soldiers last week forced Gazans to flee their homes before destroying them --  yes, last week  --  you have not read a stitch of criticism.


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     Have you heard that increasing numbers of cities are criminalizing feeding the homeless in public, as our Seattle friends Robin Sneed, Jay Sullivan, and Fred De Camp do with their Counter Project, bringing them food, drink?

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NOVEMBER 10, 2014 6:48AM

Not Learning the Culture's Misogyny


     Among the more provocative pieces I've seen in some time is from the Open Salon writer who writes under the name Super Jane. Her piece, "Misogyny, Rape Culture, the Words 'Sexual Organs'", raises numbers of knotty issues well worth (after the Mann) a mental gymnastic. The p/Read full post »

These four programs include:
John Guzlowski
*Lauren Kauffmann  
The Songbird
*Claire Connor Mork
Tommi Avicolli-Mecca
Lezlie Bishop
Ron Powell
Gina Ellis (Myriad)
Karl Eysenbach (Old New Lefty)
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      Saturday, 11.8.14   3:00-4:00 pm Eastern  


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      If you've read any of my posts featuring Ms. Miryam Gumdrops, my six-year-old fighter-biter tabby cat, you cannot have left without knowing how thoroughly I Love, Adore, Am Devoted To, Am Mesmerised By, this delightfully bright, deliciously naughty-naughty scamp.

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NOVEMBER 5, 2014 8:03AM

The Buddha & Moses Walk Into a Bar...

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-if there is no self...whose arthritis is this?

-accept misfortune as a not wish for perfect health or for  a life absent problems...what would you even talk about?

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NOVEMBER 4, 2014 7:40AM

Whore Pills

     Writing in Jezebel, Erin Gloria Ryan tells of a proposed Arizona law that would give employers the authority to request that women being prescribed birth control pills provide proof that they're using it for non-sexual reasons. 

     You read that rig

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     On Saturday's 'Passionate Justice' program I presented writer Barry Deutsch's sense of male privilege, based on Wellesley's Peggy Macintosh, her pieces about white-privilege first published in 1990. His full list may be seen at Democratic Underground. Here's an/Read full post »



    Saturday, 11.1.14   3:00-4:00 pm Eastern  



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     Those whose priorities include voter ID legislation are of course racists. More, they're not at all bright.

     Why not bright? 

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OCTOBER 30, 2014 4:43PM


     I delete comments in several ways, for separate reasons, both having to do w what I see as the limits of any public writer's responsibility to host.

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     Most people feel, at best, annoyed when the idea of slavery-reparations enters conversation. The knee-jerk, defensive postures include the 'no one in my family' one alive now or for generations either owned slaves or benefited from it.
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OCTOBER 28, 2014 6:19AM

She's Why ISIS Recruits Here

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     Fast upon yet one more instance of in-school child-on-children murders, this time outside Seattle  --  just how in hell did the damned gun get past the door of that school...oh...wait...that's a predominately middle-class white-kid-no-metalRead full post »

Get yourself a tumbler of Jameson's.
Because, as to soon-to-be-extinct Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, Doctor of the Natural and Supernatural World, on Fox News this past week is said to have offered that we ought easily see the hoax evolution plainly is.
If dinosa
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    Saturday, 10.25.14   3:00-4:00 pm Eastern  

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OCTOBER 23, 2014 1:09PM


Ban all travel to and from Texas. 

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     People, however sincere and passionate, err when they demand art censorship. Such people nearly always err artistically and always err philosophically. Art --  even art majorities for a time insists is not art  --  must be subject to the marketplace-in-ideasRead full post »
On these podcasts:
10.4   Robyn Martins  M.C.S.  Delia Yeager  Bonnie Bernstein  
The Collaborators
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                 PASSIONATE JUSTICE  


    Saturday, 10.18.14   3:00-4:00 pm&nb

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OCTOBER 13, 2014 10:24AM

Woman Steals Leg At Eagles Game

     My fellow Philadelphia sports fans tend to be proudly crude. Legendary are stories of fans booing and hurling ice-chunk snowballs at Santa, fans so drunk and boorish that the bowels of old Veterans Stadium and the new Linc, are home to make-shift court rooms manned and womRead full post »


      Scott Roeder, the Kansas murderer of gynecologist George Tiller, was, in April, 2010, sentenced to 50 years. He'll be then eligible for parole. His sentence was, rightly, doubled by the court because of overwhelming evidence that he'd stalked Dr.
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