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Posted by funksands On May - 27 - 2014 9 COMMENTS

Leading MMT thinkers and authors insist often and loudly that they are simply trying to describe how money and thereby the economy, government and the private sector work. Whether a capitalist, socialist, communist, or any other -ist, everyone should want to know how the system they exist in operates.

Posted by AdLib On May - 19 - 2014 25 COMMENTS

At a time in our nation’s history when our Supreme Court has chosen the wealthy to dominate our politics and the press has mostly abandoned their duty to empower the public with truth, how can the people find their way back to a true and responsive democracy?

Posted by AdLib On Feb - 19 - 2014 16 COMMENTS

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 Caru On Oct - 14 - 2011 21 COMMENTS

Stating that gay people were born with their orientation seems like the perfect counter to the conservative argument that being gay is a choice, but this life-affirming rebuttal opens the door to other attacks.

Posted by Caru On Aug - 7 - 2011 23 COMMENTS

Let me be clear: I hate sleep.

Posted by ADONAI On Jul - 21 - 2011 40 COMMENTS

      A good portion of speaking will consist in knowing how to lie. ~Desiderius Erasmus Welcome back to a new chapter of Exploring Morality. In this chapter we will be discussing truth, lies, and deception. A complex subject full of grey areas. Again I will try to keep […]

Posted by AdLib On Jun - 7 - 2011 103 COMMENTS

Every weekend, free samples of the American consumer society are offered at your local Costco…along with five layer dip and gummy vitamins.

Posted by SequimBob2 On Apr - 3 - 2011 140 COMMENTS

I could not believe how many pick-up trucks in the school parking lot were sporting a Johnny Reb bumper tag that read, “Hell, no! We Ain’t Fergettin.’” It was here, in 1960’s Mississippi, that I learned the Civil War was not quite over.

Posted by Chernynkaya On Feb - 16 - 2011 40 COMMENTS

William James, Rollo May, and Paul Tillich on Will, Courage and Faith

Posted by Chernynkaya On Feb - 15 - 2011 66 COMMENTS

William James, Rollo May, and Paul Tillich on Will, Courage and Faith

Posted by Chernynkaya On Jan - 14 - 2011 32 COMMENTS

Can we not propose that a jumbled mind is expressed through incoherent speech?
When we take up arms, we’re talking about our vote.

Posted by Chernynkaya On Jan - 6 - 2011 6 COMMENTS

Just for the heck of it, I took a completely unscientific study and looked at how the major news outlets cover the federal deficit.

Posted by VegasBabe On Jan - 5 - 2011 16 COMMENTS

White folks who remarkably continue to claim (or ignore) racism isn’t alive and well, that circumstances have markedly improved for black folks are either delusional or purposefully in denial or are lifelong gopers, or lifelong racists!  Case in point….the Scott sisters! Two black women convicted of robbery that involved a […]

Posted by Chernynkaya On Dec - 20 - 2010 30 COMMENTS

Three phases of my life (so far) as represented by the foods I ate.

Posted by bito On Dec - 1 - 2010 49 COMMENTS
The Neo-Confederate Seal

In this interview, Loewen links the Civil War era to the later era known as the Nadir of Race Relations (1890-1940), and further, to the modern day Neo-Confederate movement, which tends to look amazingly like it’s twin brother…the Tea Party.

Posted by Marion On Nov - 6 - 2010 91 COMMENTS

A 51 year-old celebrity talking head, who earned upwards of $8 million dollars per year knowingly breached a clause in his contract and got handed his ass on a plate.

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