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- dave 10-15-2015 2:58 pm [link] [add a comment]

My first campaign came down to one concept: inequality. Inequality in income. Inequality in wealth. Inequality in housing. Inequality in safety. Inequality in opportunity. Inequality in healthcare, even inequality in the air we breathe.

- dave 9-26-2015 1:58 pm [link] [add a comment]

if anybody at cnn had a sense of humor theyd change the call sign to ccn (clown car network) for the duration of the debate proceedings.

- dave 9-16-2015 7:21 pm [link] [add a comment]

Who Runs the Streets of New Orleans?

- dave 8-03-2015 9:18 pm [link] [add a comment]

forty years after chicago

(from 2009)

- bill 7-25-2015 5:50 pm [link] [add a comment]

what anyone, anywhere should know

- bill 7-22-2015 10:28 pm [link] [add a comment]

down on the street

- bill 7-11-2015 1:35 pm [link] [1 comment]



In the earliest decades of this nation -- before this nation was even a nation -- four waves of settlers arrived from Britain. The first three waves landed in New England, the Southern Colonies and the Middle Colonies, respectively, and each defined the culture of its own region. The fourth wave came in mostly through the Middle Colonies, but it didn't stay there. Instead, it migrated inland, into the Appalachian mountain range. It spread south, then west, through the Tennessee River Valley. It crossed the Mississippi River into Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas. And because of its greater willingness to migrate, it's reached into almost every corner of this country.

The fact that this culture has, to a greater or lesser degree, influenced almost every part of America, doesn't mean that it is America. It's only one color in the mosaic. Yet it claims a monopoly on "American values," and incredibly, the media let it get away with that.

Here's why the media are wrong.



- bill 6-27-2015 3:00 pm [link] [add a comment]

subtitle on twitter: running of the interns.

probably have copies of the supreme court ruling on obamacare.

- dave 6-25-2015 3:19 pm [link] [add a comment]

"If we are not brutal about diagnosing what we are up against, then all of our resistance is futile. If we think that voting for Hillary Clinton … is really going to make a difference, then I would argue we don’t understand corporate power and how it works. If you read the writings of anthropologists, there are studies about how civilizations break down; and we are certainly following that pattern. Unfortunately, there’s nothing within human nature to argue that we won’t go down the ways other civilizations have gone down. The difference is now, of course, that when we go down, the whole planet is going to go with us."

- bill 6-07-2015 12:35 pm [link] [2 comments]

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