Monthly Archives: June 2014

Down the Drain?

“I have no mercy or compassion in me for a society that will crush people, and then penalize them for not being able to stand up under the weight.” –Malcolm X For some reason, disaster capitalism has gotten a pretty … Continue reading

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Making Money the Old-Fashioned Way – by Stealing Ours

“When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: ‘Whose?’” –Don Marquis Damn. I keep thinking I’ve more or less grown accustomed to the staggering numbers involved in describing the American economy. But these figures … Continue reading

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If You’re Not Paranoid Yet, You’re Not Paying Attention

“Governments will use whatever technology is available to them to combat their primary enemy — their own population.” –Noam Chomsky Unholy heavy artillery. If you have this sort of weaponry in hand, doesn’t everyone begin to look like an enemy? … Continue reading

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Beware the Green Menace

Without question, I was a child of the Cold War … Born during the Korean conflict … A toddler for the McCarthy Hearings and Communist witch hunts … In grade school for the Cuban missile crisis … Grew up with … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun

“It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.” –Robert H. Goddard Does anyone care to bet me that this is a current lead story on … Continue reading

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