Tag Archives: Steve Earle

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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Patriotism, Ho!

“In order to rally people, governments need enemies. They want us to be afraid, to hate, so we will rally behind them. And if they do not have a real enemy, they will invent one in order to mobilize us.” … Continue reading

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How Great We Art … Or Something

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.” –Martin Luther King Jr. Approaching nothing. It too often looks like we’re well past spiritual death … Continue reading

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