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The Disgusting Disgrace that is the United States Supreme Court

I’ve followed closely the composition, actions, and opinions of the US Supreme Court since the late 1960s when I took an undergraduate course that focused on the politics of the court. Never in my lifetime, and likely not since the … Continue reading

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Republican Leadership: Wrong Lesson Learned

Sen. Tom Coburn (Rep., Okla.) was a guest on Meet the Press this morning. Coburn is a very vocal member of the Senate, never too timid to express his extremist views. Coburn, a medical doctor, is in his second term … Continue reading

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A Renewed Level of Sanity Reigns, Part 3

The other day, we wrote about the 11 Propositions on the California ballot, and in the past, we’ve discussed the miserable California initiative, referendum and recall system, that gives any big-money interests direct access to government, bypassing the state Legislature … Continue reading

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Election Day June 5, 2012, The Day Democracy Officially Ended

I am very depressed this morning. Our centuries-old Democracy no longer exists. Vast, totally unchecked amounts of money now decide who is elected to office, and what laws are or are not passed by what was originally designed to be … Continue reading

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Religious Right Loses Latest “battle of good and evil of biblical proportions” and Other Stuff

As Mississippians were being urged on to vote that using birth control should be prosecuted as murder, their newly elected good ole’ boy bible-thumping nimrod governor, Phil Bryant, declared the measure to be a “battle of good and evil of … Continue reading

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LA County and its Union-Busting DA Steve Cooley to Pay For Anti-Union Conduct

This past March, we wrote about the disgusting and illegal campaign to destroy the Association of Deputy District Attorneys, the union of Los Angeles  County prosecutors, conducted by Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley. (“LA District Attorney Steve Cooley – … Continue reading

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Republican Governors Wage War on Working Class, Refuse to Cut REAL Porkbarrel Salaries: Football Coaches

The news stories are now legion: New republican governors are waging wars against union members, against the middle class, against workers of all classes, and against the poor, as they plead poverty, but while at the same time giving massive … Continue reading

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Scott Walker’s Dream: Bring Back the Company Store

On Michael Moore’s website today, former Congressman Alan Grayson wrote a guest blog post entitled “Did They Die in Vain?”, in which he examined some of the history of the labor movement and how it relates to current events in … Continue reading

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A Few Late-Night Thoughts, Re: Michael Moore, Michele Bachmann, Gov. Rick Scott, and Gov. Scott Walker

After a tough day, a few random thoughts about ongoing events: 1) After watching yesterday’s Meet the Press, how disgusting is Tomás de Torquemada Bachmann’s auto-de-fé against the President of the United States? What would the reaction have been from … Continue reading

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