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Working as an urban educator for over 25 years--I 'moonlight' as a writer. I write part-time for The Huffington Post and enjoy the task of curmudgeon,(at least where career politicians are concerned). I consider myself a political independent who is absolutely convinced that the '2-party' system has got to go. As my hero, I.F. Stone once said; "all governments lie." I merely wish to point out the lies, especially the incredibly stupid ones.

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(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 30, 2011
Rep. Conyers: Obama Demanded Social Security Cuts--Not GOP Rep. John Conyers, founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus, held a press conference 07/27/11 where he 'outed' Obama as the source of the demanded Social Security cuts--not Boehner, not the GOP. This press conference was not covered.
(15 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 7, 2012
H.R. 347 The 'Trespass Bill' of 2011 Criminalizes Protest H.R. 347 aka The Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011 effectively criminalizes protest with federal felony penalties. It has now passed both Houses of Congress with no publicity at all. It will now go to Obama. This is time sensitive. Lobby Obama to VETO this Trespass Bill which 'trespasses' on our rights.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Koch Industries, Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline...BP on the Prairie? The proposed Keystone XL 'tar sands' pipeline, designed to be part of a 'fossil fuel superhighway' between Canada and the US could be a 'BP on the Prairie. Decision makers are lobbyists and politicians, not scientists and engineers.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 25, 2013
TPP--the 1% solution to democracy--government by corporate dictates The TPP sells our right to self-govern to corporate forces. Negotiated for several years in secret; even members of Congress are threatened with prosecution if they dare inform the public.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, July 13, 2012
Indie Film 'The Last War Crime' Debuts at Cannes--but Censored in US The movie titled 'The Last War Crime' deals with Cheney's direct role in the very torture protocol continuing today under Obama. This film was banned in the US though it aired at Cannes.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Giffords' Shooting, Tea Party Hate Speech and Mainstream GOP This piece outlines the connection between hate groups, prominent tea party leaders and the mainstream GOP, whose leaders act as willing collaborators.
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 24, 2011
Lies Linking Social Security to the National Debt This piece exposes the lies being pushed in the mainstream media to blame Social Security for the National Debt.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 24, 2010
The civil rights battle of our time--expanded medicare for all. Melanie Shouse died from criminal medical neglect at the hand of her insurance company Wellpoint. As a nationally known activist--don't make her death in vain. Melanie fought for others in the middle of her own chemo rounds, and now we must win the battle for her. Make medical care for all a reality. This is the civil rights battle of our time.
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 1, 2012
FUKUSHIMA...the 'Japanese Chernobyl'...politics still trumps safety Fukushima a year later remains a metaphor for failed safety procedures, corporate cronyism and placing profits ahead of safety. This piece investigates the major issues surrounding this disaster.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 4, 2011
Bradley Manning, Torture in the US vs. Torture in Egypt Bradley Manning has been confined to solitary, forced to suffer sensory deprivation. While our leaders preach democracy at Egypt--they deny it to us here. While our president denounces torture in Egypt--he allows it to continue here. Bradley Manning personifies that struggle. So, 02/03/11, activists held a Support Manning Call in Day to the White House.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 11, 2011
A 'Net Neutrality Primer' Net neutrality simply means no corporate or government censorship of online content. The net is 'neutral,' to any type of content. The House Committee on Energy & Commerce wants to throw out FCC regs meant to protect a free and open internet. Rep. Fred Upton is the Chair of the committee and a handmaiden of Koch Industries.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 27, 2011
The True Meaning of Passover, aka...Spiritual Wisdom of Conscience This piece deals with the crossover of religious action dictated by conscience and political action. It holds Rep. Eric Cantor to a higher standard along with the rest of the GOP.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 19, 2010
Congressman Grayson's Public Option aka Medicare Buy-In Congressman Alan Grayson has a public option in his Medicare Buy-In bill HR 4789. Here's how Grayson views the situation.
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 16, 2019
GOP House members reprimand racist Steve King--while silent on systemic child abuse by Border Patrol Jakelin Caal Maquin died while in Border Patrol custody at the age of 7. Her death was due to child abuse and neglect, as she was denied food and water for 7 days. To date, no one has been investigated or indicted. Jakelin's death is symptomatic of the systemic abuse of migrants by the Border Patrol.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 23, 2015
Liquid Plutonium destined for your kid's Capt. Crunch, courtesy of NAFTA/TPP/ISDS? The critical core mechanism of the TPP is the Investor-State Dispute Settlement or ISDS. ISDS allows corporations the unilateral right to sue countries and claim unlimited taxpayer damages. ISDS is a kangaroo court with corporate attorneys serving as judge, jury and executioner.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 13, 2011
Free Speech & Civil Rights in the PR Age of Obama This piece explains the danger of Patriot. The 'lending material support' portion of Patriot nullifies both the 1st and the 5th amendments. Ironically, the President of 'change,' President Obama is its biggest cheerleader.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 25, 2011
Threatened Government Shutdown a Crime Worthy of Mubarak--or--Marie Antoinette While the 'millionaire' club' in Congress contemplates a government shutdown--Social Security recipients, veterans and children face dire consequences. Congress has finally crafted it's 'Marie Antoinette' moment.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, May 22, 2011
My brother, uninsured and recently diagnosed with AIDS... Medical treatment, denied or delayed costs lives. The GOP plan to dismantle Medicare/Medicaid is stupid, shortsighted in terms of public health risk, and immoral.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 14, 2011
GOP's Boehner, Cantor, Ryan--Sheriffs of Nottingham 2.0 The GOP has plans to destroy Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security by a combinatio of privatization and outright thievery. Note that the same GOP leaders who pushed the Wall Street Bailout are the same ones who are working feverishly to dismantle Social Security and Medicare.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Journalism 2.0 or Journalism vs. Corporate Propaganda This piece deals with the difference between the journalism of the late Daniel Schorr and the propagandists on Fox and CNN.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 3, 2011
Middle Class Revolution by Union Workers--A Morality Tale This piece describes the battle between public unions and the corporatist Tea Party politicians. It is a 'morality tale.'
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 7, 2013
The Sequester aka ultimate poker...only the rich can win The sequester is brought to us by the corporate front group 'Fix the Debt,' under the stewardship of the Obama administration and the GOP. They are playing legislative 'chicken' with our money and our futures.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 1, 2010
Political Prosecutions in St. Louis Political prosecutions are rampant in the country for constitutionally protected activities such as witnessing and reporting police abuse. Political prosecution is happening right here in St. Louis County, even with an alleged progressive governor, senator (McCaskill), and County Prosecutor. Tea Party activists are involved with astroturf origins.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Drone Wars, DOJ Death Squads and the White Paper Secret laws and secret courts have replaced the Bill of Rights, with the president now claiming the right to serve as judge, jury and executioner to alleged terrorists or those who would grant material support. The white paper leaked and proves that US citizens are included in this miscarriage of justice.
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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 30, 2012
Dick Armey...Armed Assailant? While Occupy activists face the potential of indefinite detention for constitutionally protected dissent; Dick Armey gets away with possible assault.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 12, 2010
Senator McCaskill--Stop Fence Sitting on the Public Option This article discusses the president's recent visit to St. Louis. He headlined a fundraiser for Senator Claire McCaskill and stumped for his health plan. Meanwhile, protesters were outside, not only tea party groups but fellow progressives pushing Claire to vote for the public option and state so openly.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 4, 2010
The Great Coal Debate aka How Lobbyists Pollute Politics Bruce Nilles of Sierra Club and Fred Palmer of Peabody Coal square off at Washington University in St. Louis at the Great Coal Debate. Moderated by Brian Walsh of Time Magazine; energy policy and the lobbyists who 'subvert democracy' are grilled by student groups.

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