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Too Bad Judgeships Are Political Appointments and Not Based on Merit

Throughout the years that I practiced law (1974-2001), it never ceased to amaze me to see so many men and women sitting as judges who had no business being there. While most judges were intelligent people, there were some who … Continue reading

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What is Worse Than Building a Tar Sands Pipeline?

For years now, big oil and other energy interests have been using every available extorted dollar and every bought-and-paid for politician from the Canadian border to the Gulf Coast to pave the way for the building of their billion-dollar albatross … Continue reading

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ALEC Hard At Work, Protecting the Lives of ….. GUNS!

Ever wonder how it is that so many republican-owned state governments seem to be coming up with very similar bills to ram through into law? Well, if you didn’t know, most of it is the work of ALEC, the American … Continue reading

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GOP, Great At Overthrowing Foreign Governments, Now Doing the Same at Home, Pt II

Part II, Domestic Rule in the 2010s (Read Part I first.) Massive propaganda efforts disseminating outright lies and the effects of Gerrymandering have solidified gop rule in many US states, and republican state governments, unfettered by any burden of viable … Continue reading

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GOP, Great At Overthrowing Foreign Governments, Now Doing the Same at Home, Pt I

Part I, Foreign Affairs in the 1950s Decades before we had the pervasive evil of dick cheney forced upon us, there was john foster dulles, and his evil “twin”, allen dulles. Moderate republican President Dwight Eisenhower did a lot of … Continue reading

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Etch-A-Sketch Mitt At His Worst on Climate Change

It is a matter of public record that Willard Mitt Romney has changed his position, sometimes again and again, on virtually all major issues confronting him through his several quests to be elected to political offices, from his race for … Continue reading

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Time to Reign In California’s Corrupt Initiative, Referendum, and Recall Process

California’s greatest governor, and the founder of the Progressive Party, Hiram Johnson, swept into power in the election of 1910, bringing with him the most sweeping governmental changes California has ever seen. Among those changes was the introduction of direct … Continue reading

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Protect the American Empire. At All Costs

Cut back on Pell Grants (kids don’t need college), reduce Head Start (kids don’t need kindergarden), stop Hot Lunch programs (kids don’t need food), reduce enforcement of workplace safety laws (workers are fungible goods – one gets hurt, fire him … Continue reading

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Sen. Bernie Sanders – The One Guy in Washington We CAN Count On

Months after President Obama caved in to right wing interests and agreed to compromise principles and the good of the country by supporting the extension of the bush tax cuts for the super-rich, and weeks after public opinion polls have … Continue reading

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