Monthly Archives: October 2016

How Democrats Killed Their Populist Soul

From Matt Stoller at The Atlantic: While not a household name today, Wright Patman was a legend in his time. His congressional career spanned 46 years, from 1929 to 1976. In that near-half-century of service, Patman would wage constant war … Continue reading

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White fear condemns us as a nation.

From Chris Hedges: The New York Times columnist Tom Wicker, who was part of the negotiating team that tried to resolve the Attica uprising without bloodshed, singled out white fear as the central issue in the 1971 case. “White fear … Continue reading

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The Invisible Wage Class

We are invisible as they do not take notice of us. They ignore their privilege and are forgiven: [T]o the privileged, privilege is invisible. That’s not just a matter of personal cluelessness, or of personal isolation from the less privileged, … Continue reading

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Do not fear the dirty, unwashed hordes. Your attorney is going to turn you into BBQ.

I wrote this in April.  It is highly informed by John Michael Greer. What we are witnessing now is the disintegration of the salary class.  Our plight was predictable: we had less intelligence, breeding and education.  They are horrified that … Continue reading

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North Hills

The 2016 US Presidential Election, awarded to Hillary Clinton by the courts, was suddenly overshadowed by the loss of USS Harry Truman and USS Theodore Roosevelt in the Mediterranean by the Russians and successful internet attack on the US power … Continue reading

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2017

The 2016 US Presidential Election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was close and the results had been contested by both parties, throwing the decisions to the courts.  However, Trump was not W. and therefore did not benefit from the … Continue reading

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When the Music Stops

From Matt Bracken in 2012: It’s estimated that the average American home has less than two weeks of food on hand. In poor minority areas, it may be much less. What if a cascading economic crisis, even a temporary one, … Continue reading

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