Category Archives: Dissent

Why Wait?

“A king can stand people fighting, but he can’t last long if people start thinking.” –Will Rogers I’ve been getting emails for a week or so, posturing about impeaching … the new White House squatter. as if our spineless “representatives” … Continue reading

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Headed for Trouble

“We hang the petty thieves, and appoint the great ones to public office.” –Aesop “If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.” –Emma Goldman “The problem with political jokes? Too many of them get elected.” –Unknown Eons back, I took … Continue reading

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Waltzing Through Wednesday

Wednesday’s child is full of woe? Maybe so. You do sense some melancholy running through today’s selections. This is the emotional ebb tide of the week in a way, before the hopeful surge toward the weekend. With no good rhymes … Continue reading

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Monday Medley … Or Muddle?

This is awkward. Here I’ve found a bushel of Monday-themed music to post, even ‘Welcome to the Working Week’. And then it kicked in … Linda, this is Labor Day, not just another Monday! I did know that, yet it … Continue reading

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A May Day Mayday

Originally posted on Take Heart!:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmAVTKRuHt0 “Poor folks ain’t got a chance, unless we organize.” –Florence Reece And many of our world’s working people still understand this rock-bottom truth. Solidarity forever, my brothers and sisters! We can never cease to…

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Before We Leap

“Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.” –David Lloyd George “When you think of the long and gloomy history of man, you will find more hideous … Continue reading

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Like Clockwork

“I love mankind – it’s just people I can’t stand!” –Charles M. Schulz I don’t expect all that much from people, really I don’t. Yet sadly enough, they still disappoint me. Semi-regularly. Some days, I’d gladly join another species … … Continue reading

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