Category Archives: Oh no. Politics

Oh no, the dreaded political rants

Where Were You?

Fifty years ago today, on a Friday like today, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. If you know any folk more than fifty, you will often hear them talk about knowing where they were when the president was shot. I … Continue reading

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Bubbles Burst

The Dow Jones broke 16,000 today, an all time high. Corporate profits are at all time highs. Stocks, obviously, are at all time highs. Top wages are up, while average wages are holding steady. Bank profits are on the rise. … Continue reading

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GMO OMG

Washington state recently had a referendum on GMO labeling. The referendum lost, largely due to an anti-labeling campaign where large food processing companies like Pepsi, Monsanto, and others spent millions suggesting that labeling would carry a cost burden. There isn’t … Continue reading

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A House Divided

I believe the era of American Exceptionalism is coming to an end. We have been the big brutes on the block for far too long, while at the same time we have been dummying down our society. We have elected … Continue reading

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Killing Your Darling

As of this writing we are in the third day of a government shutdown. A lot of the conservative crowds are happy and proud. Most on the democratic side, such as myself, are concerned and frustrated. Each side throws out … Continue reading

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