Category Archives: Law

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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Tasteless Sells … and So Does Heartless

“Concerning the difference between man and the jackass: some observers hold that there isn’t any. But this wrongs the jackass.” –Mark Twain “I know that there are people who do not love their fellow man, and I hate people like … 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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Ready or Not

Ever play Monopoly? As kids, it was a Friday-night ritual with my cousins for a while, though I was never much good … it takes too damn long, and I get bored. Mostly, I was there for the pizza and … Continue reading

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Matters of Life and Death

“The pedigree of honey Does not concern the bee; A clover, any time, to him Is aristocracy.” –Emily Dickinson This may sound weird, but I love bees. If I were allergic to their sting, maybe I’d feel otherwise. As it is, … Continue reading

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The “Heart” of America? Don’t Count on It

“A decent provision for the poor is the true test of civilisation.” –Samuel Johnson   What kind of subhuman shits would starve people just to stay in power, just to gain a few more votes? The war on the poor … Continue reading

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Your Money or Your Life

“A criminal is a person with predatory instincts, without sufficient capital to form a corporation.” –Howard Scott How in hell do big criminal organizations stay in business when shit like this is legal? Why in hell don’t we call this … Continue reading

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