Monthly Archives: March 2016

A Little Sumpin’ on Trumpin’…

From http://www.tomdispatch.com/Tomgram: Tanya Golash-Boza, How Many Presidents Does It Take to Deport 11 Million People? Posted by Tanya Golash-Boza at 7:14AM, March 24, 2016. Follow TomDispatch on Twitter @TomDispatch. A quote from the intro: This time around, if Donald Trump

Posted in Speaking Truth in Trumpian Times

Link to the google books preview for…

Unequal Protection By Thom Hartmann https://books.google.com/books?id=zAmgOl5YT2QC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Unequal+Protection&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjTqbD8wdnLAhXkvIMKHUPjDcsQuwUIIDAA#v=onepage&q=Unequal%20Protection&f=false By it at http://www.allbookstores.com/book/compare/9781605095592

Posted in Books

Krug Komms…

…from:http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/21/opinion/on-invincible-ignorance.html?rref=collection%2Fcolumn%2Fpaul-krugman&action=click&contentCollection=opinion&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=collection Karen Garcia is a trusted commenter New Paltz, NY March 21, 2016Since the official embrace of ignorance has been a mainstay of right=wingery for more than 200 years, the GOP is simply following a grand old tradition. Their beef

Posted in Essays By Others

From a Credo action email I received…

…this is copied from their WebSite http://act.credoaction.com/sign/house_shred_wall_street_reform?t=3&akid=17288.8402613.Sj0Ko9 Tell Congress: Don’t shred Wall Street reform House Republicans just launched a major attack on Wall Street oversight and investor protection. At least seven new bills unveiled in the House would shred Wall

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

Tech Privacy, Net neutrality, and other modren (sic) issues…

  The federal government can access emails more than 180 days old without a warrant. It’s an arcane policy that was put in place 30 years ago when Congress passed the Electronic Communications Privacy Act… The Email Privacy Act would

Posted in Media Issues- Net Neutrality

Krug-Kommenter Highlights…

Comments on:http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/11/opinion/trade-and-tribulation.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-left-region&region=opinion-c-col-left-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-left-region&_r=0 Doug Broome Vancouver 4 hours ago When I was a child I understood as a child, knowing that comparative advantage meant that trade was forever a win-win proposition. But now that I’m an old codger I return to

Posted in Essays By Others

God bless Corporate Mainstream Media…

…each and every one of the big ‘uns. This is a quote from an email from CREDO Action: Early this week, CBS CEO Les Moonves came out and said it: Profiting from hate is not only more important to him

Posted in Media Issues- Net Neutrality

Voting rights restoration…

…from a Credo email: “It’s been nearly three years since the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act in the disastrous Shelby County v. Holder decision. Restoring the Voting Rights Act would only require a simple fix from Congress, but

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