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"Steinbeck redux indeed. Joseph Stalin tried to use The Grapes of Wrath as propaganda, ("They say we're Red, what's that?" h. fonda) Finally the trend back towards Hygienic Camps has begun. What a disgrace it took this long. Yes,…"
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Suckled on Karl Marx at a very early age, old new lefty fell in with a bad crowd in the 1960s but was lucky enough to never be arrested. This thought criminal later disgraced himself in over 73 public service jobs where he practiced his extremely dangerous ideology.

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Never hold an auction at a memory care facility.

Posted on February 17, 2019 at 2:58am 2 Comments

The participants make a real hash of it  This happened to me when I went to the beach to see a big, fat, red faced bunch of cheap ass Republicans try to raise money for the town.  The dialogue went something like this:

AUCTIONEER: Now 200. 200. Do I hear 200? 250! Does anyone have 250? 300! 350? 350?350? 300 now. Going once. Going twice. Sold for 200!

BIDDER: I bid…

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HOMELESS SHELTERS, HOMELESS CAMPS

Posted on January 11, 2019 at 7:30am 7 Comments

One of the biggest stumbling blocks to dealing with the homeless issue in America are the stereotypes surrounding people on the streets. Often, these stereotypes are divided by political ideology. Right wingers are the people that see the homeless as nothing more than dangerous, filthy perverts who are a threat to their life and neighborhood.  Lefties like myself tend to see homeless people as just being down on their luck in a cruel, neoliberal society that's…

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A Good Boy Gone Bad

Posted on July 24, 2018 at 2:58am 67 Comments

In the lefty press this week, I've seen a lot of gnashing of teeth around Equador's decision to no longer keep Julian Assange in asylum. Supposedly, this is a great threat to the freedom of the press -- a travesty of justice were Assange to be eventually extradited to the US.

This might have been true once upon a time. After all, Anonymous saved the 2008 election by preventing Karl Rove from stealing the presidential…

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My Conversations with Bill: Make America Great Again!

Posted on July 22, 2018 at 8:00am 10 Comments

I spend way too much time on the computer.  My worst habit is playing hearts online. That is my #1 worst time waster of all. If I had more discipline, I might be amazed at what I could accomplish if I wasn't being engaged in that mindless activity.

But Bill on Facebook is my second worst habit. I found him on my social network when I was busy doing homeless advocacy, and Bill distinguished himself by being a member…

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At 1:09pm on February 13, 2017, nerd cred said…

I think I got that and it's a worthy tactic.

I'm often confused anyway. 8-/

 
 
 

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