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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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ILLEGITIMATE ELECTION

Clapper: Intelligence community ‘cast doubt on the legitimacy’ of Trump’s victory By Josh Delk/ The Hill/ September 23, 2017 The former director of National Intelligence said that the intelligence community’s conclusion that Russians sought to influence the 2016 election “cast … Continue reading

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Lewis Black on GOP Health Care Bill

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WHO NEEDS DEMOCRACY ANYWAY?

US State Department considers dropping ‘democracy’ from its mission statement By Josh Rogin/ Washington Post/ August 1, 2017 The US State Department is considering dropping “democracy” from its key mission statement as Secretary of State Rex Tillersonorders his department to … Continue reading

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The Sorry Plight of the Worker

A 21st-Century Form of Indentured Servitude Has Already Penetrated Deep into the American Heartland Corporations want to make sure that laborers never again have the power to tell big business how to treat them. By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ July 17,2017 … Continue reading

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