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STUPID, VILE, AMORAL LIZ CHENEY

Rep. Cheney now makes an habitual, almost daily defense of totalitarianism. The Nazis’ first concentration camp was built years before the Final Solution. And AOC is correctly identifying what could be the ultimate culmination of Trump’s anti-immigrant dehumanization. She didn’t … Continue reading

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U.S. SOCIALISM FOR THE FOSSIL FUEL COs.

We spend ten times more subsidizing the humanity-extinguishing fossil fuel companies than we do on education. Walter Einenkel at Daily Kos finds that–well, morally repugnant. “Nothing signifies how backwards our country’s priorities are more than what we spend our money … Continue reading

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MORALLY AND MENTALLY DEPLETED MITCH McCONNELL

How stupid does he think America is? We know how. “Socialism” is now McConnell’s go-to, all-purpose epithet for any constructive policy he wants to pre-empt or destroy. McConnell is socialism-for-the-rich’s best friend–forever! If any Democrat–Bernie’s an independent, remember–has any sense … Continue reading

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DAYS OF THERMIDOR FOR THE LANDLORDS’ REIGN OF TERROR?

We shall see. But certainly the new legislation coming out of Albany is a good start to arresting NYC landlord’s assault on the city, which has been ratcheting ever higher since vacancy decontrol took effect in 1993. But will there … Continue reading

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BERNIE SCARES THE SHIT OUT TOF THE CORPORATE CABLE NETWORKS

So much so that they suddenly got scared-shitless at what he was saying at George Washington University the other day and suddenly pulled the plug on their live coverage. “President Trump and his fellow oligarchs hate democratic socialism because it … Continue reading

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“MAINSTREAM” “NEWS” MEDIA HAPPY TO LIE US INTO ANOTHER CATASTROPHIC WAR

Once again, the “mainstream” “news” media is lapping up the meretricious provocation of US. war criminals. Facts, skepticism–that’s not what a news organization relies on–right?? Time to party like it’s 2002!!

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GULF OF TONKIN – OR OMAN?

One really doesn’t know anymore: here a gulf, there a gulf, and we’ve been continuously at war for almost a century now.

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WHEN IN DOUBT – START A WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Flanked by war criminals, clinging ever-more tenuously to power as well as sanity, Trump prepares a Hail Mary attack on Iran in the hopes of once again avoiding accountability for his criminal actions. The criminal actions he’s already taken, I … Continue reading

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OUT OF TIME exc. 2

“I know that my parents, the very people I was supposed to trust, I didn’t quite trust. When I was very young my mother told me a joke, which I well remember thinking was mysteriously not in any way funny … Continue reading

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A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE

on my father’s mother Sallie. You read about her in “Sallie and Joe” in Ballet Review in 2011. Now, my father Joseph writes about her in his autobiography, “Out of Time.” This is the first half of a chapter. I … Continue reading

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