Monthly Archives: October 2017

From Russia With Love

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The Billionaires Won. The Rest of Us Lost.

By Arlen Grossman It’s not your grandfather’s America anymore. Democracy in the United States has failed. So we shouldn’t be surprised when tax cuts favor the wealthy, and we see the rich growing richer and the poor losing ground. In addition, … Continue reading

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172 Countries and Territories?!!

AMERICA’S FORGOTTEN WARS New York Times Editorial/ October 23, 2017 The United States has been at war continuously since the attacks of 9/11 and now has just over 240,000 active-duty and reserve troops in at least 172 countries and territories. … Continue reading

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Frank Zappa: Fascist Theocracy

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Sensible Gun Laws Needed

Letter to the Editor/ Monterey Herald/ October 12, 2017 The media is trying hard to figure out the motive for the Las Vegas shooter’s massacre of so many innocent people. Interesting for sure, but far less important than figuring out … Continue reading

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TRUMP: WHAT CAN WE DO?

Our Democracy Could Be Sunk By a President Adrift By Eugene Robinson/ Arcamax/ October 10, 2017 WASHINGTON — The truth can no longer be ignored: Donald Trump is dangerously unfit to be president and could lead the nation to unthinkable … Continue reading

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WARS: WHO KNEW?

How We Learned Not To Care About America’s Wars  By Andrew Bacevich/ TomDispatch/ October 5, 2017 Consider, if you will, these two indisputable facts.  First, the United States is today more or less permanently engaged in hostilities in not one … Continue reading

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Random Musings

When we don’t get health care, tax reform, gun control or any of the myriad things that the majority of American citizens want, many people are puzzled and ask, “Why is that?” The answer should be obvious. Billionaires and Big Corporations … Continue reading

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WHY THE SUPREME COURT IS WRONG ABOUT THE 2ND AMENDMENT

So Few Americans Understand What the Second Amendment Is Really About—or Its Dark History By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ October 2, 2017   With the crazed assault in Las Vegas that killed over 50 and wounded hundreds as only the most … Continue reading

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