Monthly Archives: November 2014

And We Talk Such a Great Game

“There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.” –Howard Zinn “…US drone strikes on average kill 28 unknown people for every intended target.” – Reprieve It’s been a while since high school gym-class archery, … Continue reading

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This Ain’t No Party

block quote A global coup d’etat has taken place such that governments no longer govern the world, or even their little bits of it. The nation state — yes, even America and China — has been usurped as the preeminent … Continue reading

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All This … And Freedom Too

“A hungry man is not a free man.” – -Adlai Stevenson Now there’s a quaint notion, how old-school can you get? We (or at least our fearless leaders) knnow better now — hunger is now ennobling, and it is clearly … Continue reading

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Can We Say … Forced Labor?

“If you’re not part of the solution, there’s always good money to be made in prolonging the problem.” –Unknown Oh what a giveaway. California all but states in so many words that they need to keep people in prison longer … Continue reading

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Just One Look

“No god and no religion can survive ridicule. No church, no nobility, no royalty or other fraud, can face ridicule in a fair field and live.” –Mark Twain I’ll be damned. All this time, I thought stopping our out-of control … Continue reading

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How Dare We

“The ability to ignore unwanted facts is one of the prerogatives of unchallenged power.” –Noam Chomsky Domination means never saying you’re sorry? Well, duh, obviously, these fine frackers are not sorry or ashamed of a damned thing. Might and money … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat — Elsewhere

Originally posted on Take Heart!:
“One in six people struggle to get enough to eat in the United States, according to Feeding America, an organization that works toward hunger relief.” – Al Jazeera “It’s against the law to eat, It’s…

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