Tag Archive: ek Politics

Jun 23 2017

The Jimmy Kimmel Test

   

Jun 22 2017

Lines in the Sand

So the draft Senate version of ‘Repeal and Replace’ is out and it’s every bit as horrible and disingenuous as its secretive genesis would suggest. Far from making any substantive changes to the deplorable House Bill, it endorses and reinforces its most heinous aspects. The principle goal of both Bills is to steal $800 Billion …

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Jun 22 2017

Lived Experience

   

Jun 21 2017

The Usual Suspects

Jun 21 2017

Coal

This is not really mostly about Coal but to set the mood let’s listen to Florence Reece. Come all you good workers. Good news to you I’ll tell. Of how the good old union has come in here to dwell. Which side are you on boys? Which side are you on? My daddy was a …

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Jun 19 2017

Mark Twain Visits The Land Of Davos Neo Liberals

(note: This passage is from A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur’s Court which is widely beloved by young and old alike who mostly mistake it for one of the many Bowdlerized, sanitized, Hollywood treatments it’s been given because- hey, why read the book when you can rent the video and have a night of Netflix …

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Jun 16 2017

I Should Have Been A Girl Scout

Not that I have any unresolved gender issues (ok, maybe a few, see Twain about candlesticks and their holders) but simply because it’s an all together more worthwhile organization than Boy Scouts. My experience in the BSA was horrible and I regret every Jackass minute I spent watching a bunch of idiots trying to light …

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Jun 16 2017

Simon Doesn’t Say

In the new news Theresa May’s attempt to save her Prime Ministership by entering an arrangement with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland is still an undone deal a week after the British Parliament Elections. It seems there are a couple of problems. First, and probably not least (gonna give the Tories a break …

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Jun 15 2017

Liberal Rhetoric

Senator Tillis, I think you probably know who I am. I am the mother of a young man who died because he lacked access to health care. You had me arrested for trying to speak to you when you were Speaker of the House in North Carolina about the importance of access to health care. …

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Jun 13 2017

Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

Hie thee to Economics. This stuff is not rocket science. Going Private: The Trump Administration’s Big Infrastructure Plan By Dean Baker, Truthout Monday, June 12, 2017 During his campaign, Trump had made a point of complaining about the poor state of the country’s infrastructure. He had a point, as both the federal and state and …

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