Monthly Archives: December 2015

Post to Willie’s site about Willie…

http://www.dogtravelcompany.net/Home.php I posted the following a while back at: http://willienelson.com/story/willie-and-norah-jones-premier-walkin-on-rollingstone-com/ George Skalsky September 23, 2013 at 9:08 AM Willie, I named my second dog after you and I don’t know if there is much higher respect. He is a great

Posted in Random Miscellaney

It’s the stupid economy, you nitwits…

More on income inequality… As Paul Krugman writes in his New York Review of Books essay on Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century, “We now know both that the United States has a much more unequal distribution of income

Posted in It’s the Economy, Stupid... or vice versa...

For Various chapters… and a great “Public Lands” comment…

http://www.foreffectivegov.org/blog/epa-sustains-major-cuts-developing-and-enforcing-safeguards-fy-14-appropriations and their home… http://www.foreffectivegov.org/ Wall street landlords……heartening, isn’t it? http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-12-20/wall-street-unlocks-profits-from-distress-with-rental-revolution.html More from The Big Rent series: Magnetar Goes Long Ohio Town While Shorting Tax Base Wall Street Rental Bet Brings Quandary Housing Poor Billionaire Hughes Chasing Blackstone as Rental

Posted in "pBDDiA" material from old files and email

Various links…

… Collaborative Commons Published on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 by Common Dreams The Sharing Economy on the Collaborative Commons by Jeremy Rifkin http://www.commondreams.org/view/2014/04/29-8 Jeremy Rifkin is author of The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons,

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Drones and collateral damage…

http://commondreams.org/news/2015/12/11/despite-global-blowback-us-military-demanding-bigger-badder-drone-war http://airwars.org/civilian-casualty-claims/

Posted in The Military Industrial Complex, the Reactionary Right, and the Neocons...

Confronting the “Southern Strategy”…

the essence of Richard Nixon’s “southern strategy,” and explains why the G.O.P. gets the overwhelming majority of Southern white votes. http://www.truthdig.com/ http://www.truth-out.org/ http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/33980-bernie-sanders-and-the-limits-of-electoral-politics

Posted in GOP, "Southern Strategy", etc...

Funding…

http://www.fundforthepublicinterest.org/ progressiveorganizingsolutions.com WELLSTONE CAMPAIGN CORPS SEEKS FIELD ORGANIZER http://www.wellstone.org/programs/wellstone-campaign-corps

Posted in "pBDDiA" material from old files and email

For the “Mega Merged Corporatist Mainstream Media” Chapters…

…along with the “Democracy and Net Neutrality” Chapters… Newspapers will never be the same. But what happens to democracy if the Web business model can’t fund journalism? BY ROBERT W. MCCHESNEY Excerpted from “Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism Is Turning the

Posted in Media Issues- Net Neutrality

Media sites…

https://www.reddit.com/ http://nepc.colorado.edu/publication/charter-revenue The Business of Charter Schooling: Understanding the Policies that Charter Operators Use for Financial Benefit by Bruce D. Baker and Gary Miron http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/25692-the-con-artistry-of-charter-schools

Posted in Public Education's Role In a "p'BD'DiA" Movement

All the good media…

…or some of it, anyway, and some great articles to read and consider…http://www.tomdispatch.com/

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