There’s continuing mythology that, in light of Brexit and America’s election, the world will soon be dominated by the political right-wing.
Fear was stoked in France on Sunday due to the burgeoning strength of National Front candidate Marine Le Pen, runner-up in a large presidential field, only narrowly behind centrist Emmanuel Macron (En…
After taking her side with my last post: Mario Savio Spins in His Grave as Berkeley Cancels Ann Coulter's Speech, I'm wondering if Coulter and The Berkeley College Republicans were just trying to pull off a publicity stunt and now resort to a bit of Texas Side Step as…Continue
Today is the 47th celebration of Earth Day and in the first year of the "alternative facts" of the Beast "45" it coincides with the Science March:…Continue
Though I'm no fan of her politics, I believe most Americans recognize the name of Ann Coulter:
...but I suspect that less than 10% remember Mario Savio:…Continue
War is a business of accounting: “blood and treasure” calculations underpin warfare in terms of hard cash damage to economies and societies.Continue
hi all, it was not a pretty picture (to say the least, honestly, it was outrageous) with bloody david dao dragged off an airplane in full view of social media. he is said to have concussion, lost teeth, and needed surgery. united refunded all passengers. the airline released a statement about "reaccommodating" the passengers. it looks like our entire country got "reaccommodated" the last decade or so esp after 911. and isnt it "fortunate" for us all some passengers were around to film the…Continue
Testing is now being down to determine what chemical was actually used in the recent Syrian bombing.
My rant - It is important for us to remember that millions of dollars were…Continue
hi all. I bookmark links/ blog, therefore I am. its my own personal way of dealing with the endless madness malaise. this is a compilation of economics reading from the last year or so. it was an election year and there was gobs of economic news/ commentary/ analysis/ CRITICISM [b] since last time. and nearly all of it has TRUMPs [a] name on it.
did you ever have that dream where you were…Continue
Added by vzn on April 6, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments
And so now we know - or perhaps we always did - that this is just the tip of the iceberg. The NYTimes (the "failing" NYTimes as Trump likes to say) along with the Huffington Post is reporting on Big Bill's many payouts, or rather Fox's many payouts, to various women who have sued him for harassment in one form or another, though usually "sexual." With regard to this I did Facebook Message O'Reilly and asked him just what part/aspect of him he thinks women find attractive? It's a mystery to…Continue
Yes, another link to a lengthy article cuz we have a lot of self educating to do to stay ahead of the new forms of media manipulation intruding into our lives. Not just political.…Continue
While I wish this were a celebration of April Fool's Day, alas it is all too true. A comment summation inspired by Ron Powell's post, Two Word Question For A Friday Night: WHO'S NEXT?…Continue
Larry was 49 when he died January 13 while in Costa Rica.
I only found out after the memorial service. Because he had been a great swimmer, my first thought was that Larry might have drowned while on vacation.
I had not heard from Larry since he left NY Life to work for AIG-US Life - just before the financial…Continue
Inspired by Koshersalaami's post Conservatives: Anti-Family, Anti-Christianity, Anti-Country, my brain has emerged from the fog of depression lite autopilot and I'm posting something for the first time in a week. When I was a kid I loved literature, movies and TV that depicted heroism that chose to follow the path of what…Continue