Category Archives: social commentary/prediction

‘…a case study in white privilege’; seriously? check it out

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Living in the Wasteland of the Free

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ObamaSwindleCare: The Final Payment

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the world’s oldest first-grader and the decline of u.s. education

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Seven O’Clock News, Silent Night Vol. III

Good evening; this is the early edition of the news.

In what Republican lawmakers described as ‘an easy vote’, the House today moved a step closer to avoiding a year-end government shutdown when it passed a one trillion dollar omnibus spending bill.  The Senate expects a floor vote on the compromise bill soon, and rhetoric from both parties suggested that Senate Democrats are increasingly flexible, probably due to the new leverage Republicans have gained by passing their own version of the payroll-tax-holiday extension.

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The Sounds of Silence: a Hushed America Is…Waiting

There’s an eerie silence over the land; I’m hearing friends far and near speak of it with concern and wonderment.  Sure, the chattering political classes are doing their same old pompous picayune pissing contests, calling the electoral horseraces as though there’ s freaking election next week…never asking any of the right questions, content to keep to the scripted menu of allowable faux-discussion.

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Dear Diary 2017

This will be my last entry, and I don’t know if anyone will ever read it; but I feel the need to chronicle what passes for life these days.  My last entry was over four months ago, I see here…where did the time go?  I’m going to hide it in a metal box under the loose floor board before we leave to keep it safe…just in case someone finds it one day and can hear what…well, anyway.

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