Category Archives: News and politics

Count On It

“I’ve got to stop saying “How stupid can you be?” Too many people are taking it as a challenge.” — George Carlin ” A little ignorance can go a long way.” – Curmudgeon “Think of how stupid the average person … Continue reading

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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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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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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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