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It Is Time for a Change.

November 30th, 2013 · Comments Off on It Is Time for a Change. · ALEC, Education, Fascism, Health Care, Human Rights, jobs, Lobbying, obstruction, Politics, Populism

It is time for a change. It is time for the average American to get in the face of other average Americans, get on the phone, get on the Internet….in the office, neighborhood, schools…everywhere…and say: IT IS TIME FOR A CHANGE. If you live in the South your life can be changed and improved dramatically […]

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Still Crazy After All These Years

November 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off on Still Crazy After All These Years · ALEC, Budgets, Corporations and Industry, Economics, Fascism, Health Care, Labor, Lobbying, Media, obstruction, Politics, Populism, Social Security, Wall Street

It has been 33 years since the ascendency of Conservative philosophy in the Republican Party and since the takeover of part of American government by the Right Wing. In that period of time, we have seen one disaster after another take place. The Republican Party is in the extraordinary position of saying that government does […]

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Radical Changes in American Law Enforcement

November 13th, 2013 · Comments Off on Radical Changes in American Law Enforcement · Corporations and Industry, Culture, Democracy, Fascism, government intervention, Human Rights, Politics, Populism

We read more and more about severe changes to American local law enforcement. It is as if the world after 9/11 had adapted to a more dangerous mode of living. It is as if we hesitate when turning the key in the door or entering a new building or driving into a strange part of […]

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Time Out from Politics—to Help Lassie

November 9th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Politics, Populism

Most people love dogs. An equal number love cats. Dogs and cats provide fun and solace and companionship and security and entertainment. Most of what they offer improves our lives, makes them more enjoyable, often makes them livable. But…in so many cases, that puppy, the one just purchased from a puppy mill or pet store […]

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The Legacy of Ronald Reagan

November 1st, 2013 · Comments Off on The Legacy of Ronald Reagan · ALEC, Capitalism, Democracy, Economics, Education, Fascism, Health Care, Labor, Lobbying, Politics, Populism, taxes, The Budget, Wall Street, wars and militarism

It is time that we took a step back from the precipice that is the current American political atmosphere and try to understand how we got here. It all started with Ronald Reagan. For several years from the mid-1970s on, the Republican Party had been fending off a bunch of radical, Right Wing kooks, who […]

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