Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Nation & Mother Jones Rock While the Huffington Post Sucks

The numbers are on its side but the Huffington Post cannot continue to be the flagship online site for progressivism.  No way could an AOL/Time Warner product be that.  Can’t trust it, or apparently, Arianna.  Just like Bogie and Bergie … Continue reading

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Morality, Follow Through and My Understanding

There’s so much I don’t understand. I don’t understand how some people can support democracy demonstrations in other countries, such as in Egypt, and then attack those who demonstrate for their own rights in this country, such as in Wisconsin. … Continue reading

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Fox News and the Beat Goes On

Even at Fox when it comes to feeding time if the Piranha haven’t received the basic chum they’ll turn on each other.  Judith Regan[i], that nut job[ii] who worked for the Foxers and once was the belle of the ball, … Continue reading

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I’m Pretty Sure a MBA Killed the Economy

One of the peculiarities of our culture is the need to quantify everything.  As much as I am apprehensive about the past Republican administration’s disdain for “reality based” decision making, I do concede being in touch with your emotions is … Continue reading

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NOTES FROM THE NORTH, ADMODUM IX

There’s the land itself.  One must begin with the beach, always the beach.  The North flourished because of the beach; set a lifestyle, developed the culture.  Adjacent to the beach are the cliffs, the spectacular views; the wonder of it … Continue reading

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Reagan at the Top

Regular readers of this common might note that I am often cheerleading for that vast majority which I believe is unheard of and uncared for.  But gee, did I wake up in an alternate universe?  Attached is the Raw Story … Continue reading

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Democracy and Wisconsin

For five days the crowds grew until the number reached 70,000 +.  That’s the estimate of the amount of people protesting in Madison, Wisconsin and their “I don’t give a damn about the people” Governor Scott Walker who is determined … Continue reading

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Banks

In Thursday’s blog I mentioned 340 banks have failed since 2008.  The FDIC’s list of bank failures since October of 2000 is attached[i].  When banks drop below the reserve requirement they are put on a troubled list.  When liabilities exceed … Continue reading

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Progressives United

Russ Feingold, the ex-U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, has formed a political action committee (PAC).  The goal of the organization is to push back against corporate undue influence in the media and congress.  Said Feingold[i] in a video published to YouTube, … Continue reading

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The Rule of Law, the Patriot Act and Bernie Madoff

Lawbreakers Part 1 – If one were to wonder why there is so much contempt in the general populace for the government one would have to look no further then the continued flouting by the powers that be with our basic … Continue reading

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