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You’ve Seen One Tree, You’ve Seen Them All

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How the Rich Get Richer

Seeing Trump tax returns is just first step By Charlotte Rampell/ Washington Post/ October 8, 2018   Everyone is shocked, shocked to learn that President Trump amassed his fortune not by the sweat of his brow, but rather the old-fashioned … Continue reading

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Trump, The Koch Brothers and Their War on Climate Science

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Who Can Blame Them?

Nation’s Criminals Ask for F.B.I. Investigation Kavanaugh Just Got By Andy Borowitz/ The New Yorker/ October 5, 2018 Photograph by Chip Somodevilla / Getty WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In the latest controversy to envelop the Supreme Court nominee, criminals across the … Continue reading

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Speaking Truth to Power

 

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The Slaves Rebel

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ September 3, 2018 Cartoon by Mr. Fish The only way to end slavery is to stop being a slave. Hundreds of men and women in prisons in some 17 states are refusing to carry out prison … Continue reading

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Marx Warned Us

Capitalism Is Beyond Saving, and America Is Living Proof By Jacob Bacharach/ Truthdig/ August 31, 2018     Policies that fail in the same way over and over are not failing. Someone is lying about their intent. The drug war … Continue reading

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Digging a Hole

Worth a click…. http://www.usdebtclock.org

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Follow the Money

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Not Much of a Maverick

All the gushing praise of Senator John McCain is embarrassing. The man occasionally would say or vote in a courageous way. But when you come right down with it, he was still a reliable Republican, voting the party line far … Continue reading

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