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Pretzel Logic

Since I’ve puked out the democratic party, I’ve been mulling over my options.  Something inside of me kind of insists on staying aware and participating in our government.  But there aren’t too many places that welcome critical thinkers. My batshit … Continue reading

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A Political Odyssey

Once upon a time, many years ago, I was a registered Democrat.  I was born liberal, from parents who were.  I am a coal miners granddaughter, and in the house where my father was born were three portraits.  One of … Continue reading

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Violence Allowed

Premise Four: Civilization is based on a clearly defined and widely accepted yet often unarticulated hierarchy. Violence done by those higher on the hierarchy to those lower is nearly always invisible, that is, unnoticed. When it is noticed, it is … Continue reading

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Sociuspaethocene

It’s almost official.  The Keystone XL pipeline is going to be “approved”, a nice way of saying rammed down our throats. After that, the Northern Gateway – Enbridge’s pipeline – guaranteed to leak and pollute Lake Michigan. After that, who … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2012

I found some people to admire in the year 2012.  Here’s my top four and more: Bradley Manning Paul Watson Katherine Forrest Chief Theresa Spence Bradley Manning has been tortured by his own government and stands as a warning to … Continue reading

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My debate fantasy

(Note:  I have not been able to bring myself to watch the “debates” between the two corporate candidates.  In the following fantasy, both of the candidates are reclined in comfy chairs, having ingested Xanax, and are hooked up to some … Continue reading

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Presidential Bullshit

I couldn’t be any less interested in the presidential debates this year. I can only come up with one scenario that might induce me to watch these meaningless wastes of time. If Jill Stein, Gary Johnson and Rocky Anderson showed … Continue reading

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