Monthly Archives: September 2013

Re NYT article comparing the Tea Party revolt against government to the social unrest in America in the 1960s.

Seattle, Washington The upheaval of the 60s had to do with humanity. It was born the day JFK was murdered in Texas. America was thrown into shock and grief. A month later, the Beatles came to our shores. This was … Continue reading

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Re NYT article: “Ted Cruz’ Flinty Path”.

Seattle, Washington It is difficult to not see malevolence in Cruz.  He feeds on discord, fear, and above all, ignorance. This is not Conservative – this is stone-cold opportunism. Other than that, Cruz doesn’t possess an atom of principle. He’s … Continue reading

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A brilliant assessment

nerf lost angeles,ca ONE Political Party ……. FIGHTS —to lower taxes for the richest 1%. —to protect multi-billion dollar corporate loopholes and corporate subsidies. —to keep offshore tax havens for multi-millionaires and billionaires tax-free. —to keep fueling the MIC with … Continue reading

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Re suggestion that Israel annul the Oslo Accords.

Seattle, Washington The failure of the Oslo Accords was caused by the murder of Rabin by one of Netanyahu’s fanatical followers. Rabin was on the way to a breakthrough. There were twenty thousand Israeli’s in the crowd the night he … Continue reading

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Re the imminent shutdown of the U.S. government to prevent health-care reform

Seattle, Washington This is absolute proof that the health insurance and pharmaceutical companies have a strangle-hold on the U.S. economy. This is also absolute proof that the Republican Party is poisoned by faultily elected people who, like Mitt Romney, have … Continue reading

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Re NYT article about the contested will of a 104 year old heiress.

Seattle, Washington Just about all of the people involved constitute a conflagration of leeches. On one side were predatory accountants, caretakers, lawyers, and others in her vicinity receiving unbridled remuneration. One the other side was an essentially uninvolved family waiting … Continue reading

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Re Barry Goldwater, 50 yrs ago, fearing “preachers” taking over the Republican Party – “they never compromise”.

It is the shining characteristic of fanaticism – whether evangelical Christians, ultra-orthodox Jews, jihad Muslims, Limbaugh conservatives, Mao-communists, etc – that they will not compromise.  Compromise implies some kind of recognition that someone else has the right to exist.  Fanatics … Continue reading

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