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|Ukraine Crisis Facts Bring Discord to U.S. Mighty Wurlitzer
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|Justice Stevens Pens Six Amendments to Tune-Up Constitution
Since William Rehnquist joined the Supreme Court, it has made several rulings that have knocked the U.S. Constitution out of whack. Retired ...
|"It Came upon the Midnight Clear" Tells Tale of World Peace
"It Came upon the Midnight Clear" has become my favorite Christmas carol. Though familiar with the song for many years, it was just in the past year or two that I found the lyrics, ...
|Bertrand Russell’s Message to Future Yields Two Watchwords
This is my second recent post about Bertrand Russell , the famous philosopher, mathematician, Nobel ...
|Bertrand Russell’s Plan for Peace and Progress: Maximize Individual Liberty, Abolish Capitalism
"In dark days, men need a clear faith and a well-grounded hope; and as the outcome of these, the calm courage which takes no account of hardships by the way." Thus begins " ...
|Ohio Guv Race: Weighing the Character Flaws and Measuring the Policy Gulf
The Ohio governor's race seems to have turned on a character flaw of the Democratic candidate, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald. The major news media have given wide and ...
|Emerson and Cosmic Inflation
In his essay " Circles ," Ralph Waldo Emerson writes: St. Augustine described the nature of God as a circle whose centre was everywhere, and its ...
Three years ago, I wrote about my plan to keep a yard of wildflowers by mowing just once a year, in early spring. But, after a glorious first year, the yard came to fill with much tall grass and ...
|Independence Day Acrostic
Out of many E quals, one more perfect union . Out of ...
|Payback: A Model Bill for ALEC
The American Legislative Exchange Council ( ALEC ) is a shadow legislature that has given us many lousy laws. Populated by corporate agents and Republican office-holders, ALEC passes "model bills,"
|It’s Axiomatic — A Free Press Needs Net Neutrality||hungeski||03/08/2014||19||26||2||-|
|Two Huge New Fake Trade Agreements to Skirt, Stomp Democratic Sovereignty
During the "Progressive Era" of the early 20th century, many states passed laws – up to a complete ban with penalties ...
|Another Global Warming Day
One day past the Winter Solstice , after 34 hours of rain melted last week's half-foot of snow, the ...
|Mother Jones at the Colorado Labor Wars
On this date 110 years ago, Colorado coal miners went on strike. (First published at The Paragraph , 2011-02-09.) Mary Harris "...
|George Washington Warned of Those Like Reagan, Norquist, Cruz – Enemies to National Government
|Great Law of Peace Brought Iroquois a More Perfect Union
For Constitution Day (Sept. 17), here is a look at the constitution of a federal democracy that came before the U.S.A. in eastern North America. (First published at The Paragraph , 2008-01-24.)
|How Helen Keller Learned Speech, Enjoyed Song and Niagara
Phonetics is the study of the sounds of human speech, from formation by the speaker to reception by the listener. Some examples of formation are: the "K" sound, which comes ...
|Mark Twain’s Autobiography Honors Helen Keller
Mark Twain felt he had to write an autobiography , but didn't feel right doing it. He ...
|U.S. Constitution Survey De-Teabagged
A week or two ago I got in the mail from a Hillsdale College its survey on the U.S. Constitution, and found it to have a misleading, teabag bent. So, I edited it for relevance and clarity. ( ...
|Progressivism: The Practical Center
( Analysis. ) When we think of the full political spectrum, from pure socialism on the left to unbridled capitalism on the right, we ...
|Helen Keller in Her Own Words
On this Helen Keller Day , the 133rd anniversary of her birth, I give you this brief look at her life, taken from some of her writings and speeches. (First published at The Paragraph , 2006-02-12.) ...
|The Majority Rule Pledge
"No minority has a right to block a majority from conducting the legal business of the organization. No majority has a right to prevent a minority from peacefully attempting to become a majority."
|Book Review: "America's Stolen Narrative" by Robert Parry
" Nixon Camp Sabotages Viet Peace Talks " -- Had the story under that headline been published in real time, Richard Nixon might have lost the 1968 election, and the Vietnam War would likely have ...
|Gun Control Poll: Which arms would you ban?
Backed by a national wave of revulsion from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting , ...
|Fat Cats Push Big Benefit Cuts, Prompt Time-Tested Tax Hikes
Since the onset of the greed-is-good era , and even more so with the clamor over the " fiscal cliff ," some fat cats have been ...
|Questing Traveler Finds World-Full of Friendly People
The main feeling today is just one of intense gratitude to every ...
|Two Types of Romnesia
Romnesia is a memory malady typified by the 2012 United States presidential candidate, Mitt Romney. There are at least two types of this malady. The first type is the habitual politician's flip-flop,
|How to Vote in Ohio 2012
( Voter info below. ) Before 2004, there was one way to vote in Ohio. You signed in on voting day, punched your ballot, saw it dropped into the ballot box, and walked away knowing you'd done your ...
|CFPB & PPACA Pay Off for Americans' Wallets, Obama's Resumé
Two well-known acts of the Democratic-majority Congress of 2009-2010 have begun to pay off – literally – for Americans. One is the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, ...
|Ohio Fights Grotesque Gerrymanders
"This plan is the most grotesque partisan gerrymander that I, as a political scientist, have ever seen,"
|Did Mitt Romney Loot Pension Fund and Stick Uncle Sam with Bill?
Did Mitt Romney loot a Kansas City steel workers' pension fund and stick the U.S. Government with the bill? Signs point to "Yes." Romney sat as CEO of Bain Capital, the buyout company he ...
|A Red-Letter Day for Solar Energy as Solar Plane Lands in Morocco
(Note: Event reported in DK post on 6/6.) June 5th, 2012, became a red-letter day for solar energy, as Bertrand ...
|(Like Obama) Chevy Volt is All-American, Cool
When President Obama won his office, many felt cheered and relieved that a savvy, well-spoken – "cool" – man of the people had replaced an incurious, inarticulate – embarrassing – aristocrat ...
|Cut Short 60 Years Ago, Hear Now the Music of the Moondog Coronation Ball
Sixty years ago this week, the world's first rock 'n' roll concert took place in Cleveland, the city that now houses the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. 1 The concert was the creation of Cleveland ...
|"Right to Shirk" Undercuts the Right to Work
On the First of this month, Republican legislators and the Republican governor gave Indiana a so-called "right to work" law. 1 2 Except to undercut it, such a law really has ...
|How to Read the Bible in Two Hours
It's no miracle. To quickly read the Christian Bible, which holds some 800,000 words, we must cut it down to its essential core. 1 Luckily, Thomas Jefferson, author of ...
|Chicago Occupier: “Not the first time kids have stood up for other people’s rights.”||hungeski||11/27/2011||16||5||-||101|
|Obama Backs Protesters' Rights -- in Egypt||hungeski||11/24/2011||41||6||-||115|
|Welcome to the Plutonomy Backlash
"Welcome to the ...
|Like WPA Before, Recovery Act to Leave Lasting Public Good||hungeski||09/15/2011||11||7||1||68|
|Flint Workers Sat Down and U.S. Middle Class Rose Up
For Labor Day, let us learn about those who fought for workers' rights and brought us a strong middle class, and think about how to bring it back. (First published ...
|Where are all the bad teachers?||hungeski||08/11/2011||4||1||-||80|
|Almost Cut My Grass
Almost cut my grass . It ...
|1.3 Million Signers, 6000 Marchers and a Semi-Truck Bring Referendum on Ohio SB5||hungeski||07/03/2011||33||104||3||381|
|Human Rights for Non-Human Entities: Nature and the Corporation||hungeski||06/21/2011||3||5||-||34|
|My Old Pappy versus AT&T
My 85-year-old father, ...
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