Tag Archive: ek Politics

Oct 19 2017

Bernie Debate Mania!

Whether you think that Bernie Sanders is running for President in 2020, or if that’s a good idea or not, there is no denying that he’s been relentless in pushing the acceptable limits of political debate in the United States (Overton Window) to the Left in ways that mere Democrats haven’t. I last pointed out …

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Oct 17 2017


The Death’s Head Units of the Schutzstaffel were directly in charge of the administration and operation of the concentration camps and extermination facilities of Nazi Germany. These included (but were not limited to) Dachau, Bergen-Belsen, Buchenwald, Ravensbrück, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Mauthausen-Gusen, Treblinka, Bełżec, Sobibór, Chełmno, and Majdanek. They reported to the Reich Main Security Office (RHSA) and …

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Oct 16 2017

It’s not just the NSA

The thing to remember about digital communications is that they’re terribly insecure, even before incredibly stupid ideas like magic golden key backdoors that will only be used against terrorists. And drug smugglers. And child pornographers. And PETA. And Greenpeace. And Black Lives Matter Activists. Well, basically anyone deemed an annoyance to the Neo Liberal New …

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Oct 16 2017

Take From The Poor And Give To The Rich: Robbin’ The ‘Hood

I’m sure those are not the right words. I must be Mabel after all, and I shall have to go and live in that poky little house, and have next to no toys to play with, and oh! ever so many lessons to learn! No, I’ve made up my mind about it; if I’m Mabel, …

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Oct 15 2017


__IT! “Politics always change. Stories never do.” “Kill you all! Try to stop me and I’ll kill you all! Drive you crazy and then kill you all! You can’t stop me!” Truckers About that “very nasty” Rap It’s the calm before the storm right here Wait, how was I gonna start this off? I forgot… …

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Oct 14 2017

That Was The Week That Was Part 3

Trump / Weinstein “Fake” News “Reality” TV Dah Brain Damage

Oct 13 2017

Yet We Will Be In Afghanistan Forever

(h/t Lambert Strether @ Naked Capitalism) Trump to Puerto Rico- Drop Dead! Trump Warns Storm-Ravaged Puerto Rico That Aid Won’t Last ‘Forever’ By PETER BAKER and CAITLIN DICKERSON, The New York Times OCT. 12, 2017 The message was as stark as it was startling. Three weeks after a killer hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico, President Trump …

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Oct 12 2017


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Oct 11 2017

Mainstream Enough For You Yet?

Modern Monetary Theory that is. Stephanie Kelton is a former chief economist for the Senate Budget Committee Democratic staff and is currently a professor of public policy and economics at Stony Brook University. She is a frequent contributor to New Economic Perspectives. How We Think About the Deficit Is Mostly Wrong By STEPHANIE KELTON, The …

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Oct 11 2017

Adventures in Science

Space Agriculture Environment Math Biology

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