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Ticking Away the Luxury of Time

I have complicated feelings about this situation [1]. On one hand, I recognize that armed violence is exactly what this situation has been engineered to provoke, and that van Spronsen’s attack will be used to justify further crackdowns and escalations … Continue reading

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Upon That Bridge

Witnessed while taking Sandi in to work this morning: In the distance, we watched a cop flash his car lights lights and pull up beside a guy who was walking along the sidewalk part of a bridge. As our car … Continue reading

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This Must be the Final Line

When white people endure heroic journeys against impossible odds, Hollywood makes heartwarming action films about them. When people with darker skins do the exact same thing, we fire tear gas at their children. This must become our Kent State moment. … Continue reading

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A Thunderstorm Inside

CW: Politics, and sexual and emotional violence: THIS POST IS NOT FOR PUBLIC SHARING. _______________________________________ – – – – – – I feel like a thunderstorm inside, today. I want to lash out and burn everything to the ground. Because … Continue reading

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TREASON

Call it what it is: TREASON.   The Republican congress is complicit.   Fox News is an active party to it.   The Fraternal Order of Police defends it.   The so-called “patriots” who spent eight years screaming for the … Continue reading

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Strangling on Our Own Bootstraps.

I have spent most of my adult life poor. Not because I don’t have a work-ethic (the number of credits and accomplishments I have to my name shows otherwise) or because I work in the arts (which pay better and … Continue reading

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Ammosexuals Exposing Themselves

I’m not going to post their photos and thereby give them the fame they so desperately crave, so I’ll just say this much about those human fecal stains playing solider with their AR-15s at the various marches today: The day … Continue reading

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Billy Graham’s Reward

Billy Graham played the Good Christian for the cameras, especially when his copycat spawn plundered their followers during the televangelistic reign of the late ’80s and early ’90s. Don’t fall for that act, though – this man was a disgrace … Continue reading

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High Taxes and American Greatness

The Golden Era of American Greatness occurred in large part thanks to the highest taxes in U.S. history, as shown in the graph below [1]. Those taxes paid for an unprecedented national infrastructure, massive technological innovations, advanced education, a relatively … Continue reading

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Guns, Media, and Money

The United States was built upon five things that are biting us hard in the ass right now: 1. A literally religious mythology of divine favor. 2. A culture founded entirely upon buying and selling goods. 3. A revolution conducted … Continue reading

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