I realize that physical books are wonderful things, but I am putting out my works EXCLUSIVELY in electronic form, knowing that there are virtually zero wood-fueled power stations in the Western United States. That ought to be statement enough. Continue reading
It is a protest against oligarchy and being used as cannon fodder. HOW that is an “anti-military” anthem is a mystery to anyone not drinking kleptocratic Kool-aid®. Continue reading
Media is invaluable in spreading information about potential health threats. But it is inconceivably dangerous in spreading panic and DISinformation about same. Continue reading
to truly appreciate Goldfarb as a smear-monger, watch this video, from when Goldfarb was John McCain’s internet media manager, and a “national campaign spokesman” Continue reading
As I sit on the futon trying to concentrate on reading Tolstoy’s The Death of Ivan Ilyich for my Existential Philosophy class I find myself unable to stay focused today. There has been another shooting at a school today, and my heart is aching for the loss of more lives due to gun violence. The question “when does it end?” does not even begin to address the issues at hand. Today’s school shooting in Troutdale, OR makes this “74 school shootings since the Newtown massacre less than two years ago.” 74 school shootings. Michael Luciano echoes some of my sentiments in the Daily Banter today, saying: In this country we always talk about how we can better educate The Children to prepare … Continue reading
This is ALSO the antithesis of a free press, and is nothing less than a fascist attempt to control information and bully the so-called mainstream press, aided and abetted by the craven and ignorant stenographers who have supplanted actual reporters in our American newsrooms. Continue reading
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Some members of Congress can’t seem to stay on issue, as we witnessed yesterday when Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) “charged that the Obama administration cannot be trusted to carry out an attack on Syria due to mistakes made in Benghazi and controversies involving the IRS and NSA programs.” Duncan raised Secretary of State John Kerry’s ire and Kerry struck back, forcefully condemning Duncan for his claims. “I’m not going to sit here and be told by you that I don’t have a set of — a sense of what the judgment is,” he said. “We are talking about people being killed by gas and you want to go talk about Benghazi and Fast and Furious.” As Kerry spoke, Duncan held … Continue reading