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Let Safety Ring

December 14th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Over on the blog, Defending People: The Art and Science of Criminal Defense Lawyering, after a post titled “Thoughts on a Hanging,” a character named “Y” comments: Wait. A. Minute. How can we have real liberty if we lack safety? How is a man free to “pursue happiness” — another key phrase to our country’s […]

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Tags: General Social Issues · Government · Homeland Security · Political · Privacy · Social Issues · Uncategorized

While Rome Burns: The Impact of Republican Welfare on the United States

September 19th, 2008 · 4 Comments

I’m not even going to bother linking to the latest round of stories about the planned government bail-out of banks.  Suffice it to say that the news today makes it almost impossible to avoid the thought that the economy is in the tank.  Now the very people who put it there are going to take […]

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Tags: 2008 Presidential Election · General Social Issues · greed · Political · Social Issues · The Bush Regime

What Kind of World?

October 18th, 2006 · No Comments

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On Not Giving A Damn

April 16th, 2005 · 2 Comments

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I’m Sorry, I Don’t Understand

November 15th, 2004 · 1 Comment

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Two for One: Saving Social Security & the War

April 24th, 2004 · 3 Comments

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Tags: Corporations · General Social Issues · greed · Humor · Politics-In-General · The Bush Regime · The War President

A Matter of Conscience

December 22nd, 2003 · 4 Comments

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Jew-Bashing

December 6th, 2003 · 2 Comments

I never cease to be amazed at jew-baiters. I suppose I should stop being surprised. And if they weren’t so doggone dangerous, I’d just ignore them. After all, even asking questions and voicing concerns is often enough to set off a new round of antisemitism.

On the other hand, after reading one of Vachon’s articles on Counterpunch, it appears he may just have taken one-too-many bad acid trips.

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Tags: General Social Issues