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September 25, 2012 01:49PM
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April 13, 2012 01:04AM
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April 13, 2012 12:50AM
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April 05, 2012 04:03PM
- Questions Already Answered
March 29, 2012 02:51PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Dear Kate,
for illustrating just how
topsy-turvy our society
March 31, 2012 01:04AM
- “Thank you for your
We sometimes descend
to irony to mak…”
March 30, 2012 11:00PM
- “Thanks you for your
We are indeed
March 30, 2012 10:52PM
- “The old saying was, "The
poor exist to scare the middle
March 07, 2012 07:23PM
- “Not to go all Marxist
end stage capitalism on you
first 'they' ('we'
February 29, 2012 10:01PM
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Peace to those of goodwill. Revitalized education. Universal healthcare. Atomic and molecular manufacturing. Decentralized and sustainable energy generation. Maglev personal and mas… Read full post »
As a youngster, I was detained, though not arrested or charged, with being a minor in danger of leading a lewd, idle, lascivious or immoral life. Not that I was leading such a life, mind you, but I was in danger of so doing.
When school resumed my black classmates recognized… Read full post »
A writer for the Bloomberg organization, hardly a bastion of wild-eyed radicalism, editorialized that over the last fifty years neither the Democrats nor the Republicans have held what he called a monopoly on economic virtue. Taxes have been fractional… Read full post »
There is one phenomenon consistently presented by modern societies and unfettered free market economies of the late twentieth and early twenty first centuries – the enormous prosperity of fools.
As we struggle with questions of women's rights to birth control and reproductive health, worker's rights, social justice, nuclear non-proliferation, among a host of others addressed satisfacto… Read full post »
In doing a bit of soul searching recently, Americans are evincing some doubt as to their exceptionalism. Let there be no doubt, America is exceptional...as is Cuba, for example. Cuba is excep… Read full post »
A genius of America is that its government closely reflects the conditions of its citizens. A confused, contentious and conflicted people sanction, tolerate, indeed choose leaders afflicted with these self-same qualities.
The unemployment myth is that the ranks of the unemployed are too large. On the contrary, the jobs problem we see is that far too many people have them -- dangerous, unhealthful, monotonous, needless jobs...and for them to take up a half or more… Read full post »
We citizens, called consumers by our 'betters' in business and governance, have done as instructed. We now account for seventy per cent of the economic activity of this country. While this ratio is in no way sustainable, I puts us in the drivers s… Read full post »
Here's a valid rationale for occupying Wall Street (as though
any more were needed!)
In the 1950s and 60s, the Mafia hijacked the Teamsters pension fund and temporarily won their bet that they could build a gambling mecca in the desert.
In the 1990s and 200… Read full post »
Jobs. Jobs. Jobs. It will pay you to remember that jobs,
the New Deal, the Works Projects Administration, the Civilian
Conservation Corps, et al, didn't end the Great Depression -- World
War Two did.
Recognizing this, we deployed a similar strateg… Read full post »