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Posted by Nirek On Apr - 11 - 2014 13 COMMENTS
White-tailed_deer

My point is that war does things to you and to some people it does something different. Tom and some others enjoyed it. He would have gone back again if they had not identified his mental health problem and treated him.

Posted by Nirek On Apr - 7 - 2014 27 COMMENTS
still-gasland

Greed seems to rule when it comes to coal, oil, fracking, and the nuclear industries. Renewable energy sources are available and if the big corporations would put some of their obscene profits into solar, electric cars, wind, and geothermal energy we could start to reverse some of the harm done.

Posted by Nirek On Mar - 31 - 2014 45 COMMENTS
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I got a call from a recruiting Sgt. at work. He said “Why don’t you join the Army boy?” My response was “No thanks, I’ll take my chances with the draft.” That was the wrong thing to say to a recruiting Sgt., only two weeks later I got my first draft notice in the mail.

Posted by James Michael Brodie On Mar - 24 - 2014 44 COMMENTS
Paul Ryan

  Have you ever asked yourself why someone would decide that it was somehow important to conduct comparatives studies on the intellectual outcomes of human beings based solely on skin color? What’s the end goal of these types of studies? What is it they wish to accomplish? And what do […]

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 17 - 2014 42 COMMENTS
the-saint-patrick39s-day-parade3

On a day when some of these same homophobes who are marching in their “No Gays Need Apply” parades will be dressed in brightly colored clothes, descend on bars in droves getting drunk and hanging all over other men then possibly end up on their knees in a toilet stall, they are hardly in a position to judge others on their behavior as being socially undesirable.

Posted by AdLib On Feb - 19 - 2014 15 COMMENTS
Banksy's "The Banality of the Banality of Evil"

Those who have propagated bigotry and hatred for profit like Rush Limbaugh and Fox News have so saturated society with it, that people who join that horrible chorus feel that they are just doing the normal thing.

Posted by funksands On Feb - 16 - 2014 6 COMMENTS
Buckets and more Buckets

This continues and concludes the series by JD Alt. “Diagrams and Dollars, Modern Money Illustrated”. Please refer to part 1b prior to reading this particular post. (Funk)

Posted by funksands On Feb - 7 - 2014 10 COMMENTS
MMT gets simpler

It occurred to me after I published MMT Part 1 that perhaps it wasn’t the best introduction to MMT. I condensed a lot of information into a relatively short post. Shortly before publishing the post I ran across a video illustrating how modern money works and attached it to the end of the post.

Posted by SallyT On Jan - 19 - 2014 11 COMMENTS
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Oh, it is so much fun when the Sunday Funnies is full of those making fun of the President…….the French President, that is!

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Jan - 17 - 2014 10 COMMENTS

Scenes From the Divided Highway is my first poetry collection. These poems were written between the mid eighties through to the early nineties.

Posted by AdLib On Jan - 1 - 2014 23 COMMENTS
Happy New Year Obama 2014

If you could offer one resolution to President Obama that he could commit to in the upcoming year, what would it be? And just for fun, what predictions would you make for 2014?

Posted by AdLib On Dec - 23 - 2013 51 COMMENTS
scrooge

Ironically, Americans watch and enjoy classic Christmas movies that strongly indict the materialism Americans are focused on during much of the Christmas season.

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Dec - 19 - 2013 29 COMMENTS
intelligent_design

Of course the arguments over intelligent design are many and varied as are those involving creationism, which, in my opinion is not quite the same as intelligent design.

Posted by AdLib On Dec - 17 - 2013 38 COMMENTS
we are worth more

What if there was one vote that could be held, one campaign that could be focused on to pass one law that if passed, could help with many of our most serious problems? There is…

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