Monthly Archives: October 2015

Dancing in the Eye of the Storm – a Re-Post

A re-post from last Halloween Alexander Ulyanov  – executed by Tsar Alexander III in 1887 Tsar Alexander II was assassinated in 1881 by an organization known as The People’s Will. Instead of hoped for reforms his successor Alexander III imposed … Continue reading

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Skinny Girl

You can never be too rich or too thin ideal skinny girl . Pre-fab femininity skin and tone all you want to be is only skin deep . The wire coat hangar of a gay dress maker so flat, so … Continue reading

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A Reading From the Book of Joad

They breathe profits they eat the interest on money if they don’t get it they die the way you die without air, without side meat. The bank is something more than men I tell you; it’s the monster Men made … Continue reading

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A Box of Trojans Please!!

Yes my children. Though some of you might not believe it we had sex in the ‘50s. Yes we did. Even the Cleaver though on black and white TV no one ever had sex. Or went to a toilet. Now … Continue reading

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The Last Radical in the House

Vito Marcantonio What do you think of when hear the words “Italian American”? Tony Soprano?  The Godfather?  Mob Wives?  Pizza and pasta?  Baddabing. Yes I know.  These are the media stereotypes foisted upon us.  Unfortunately too many think that is … Continue reading

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Marius and the Volunteer Army

Standard of the IV Cohort XXIV Legion At Cannae, in Southern Italy, the Army of the Roman Republic faced Hannibal in the 2nd Punic War. At the time a Roman citizen could not “join” the Army; it was an honor … Continue reading

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We’re Sorry

We’re sorry we bombed your apartment and your favorite hiding place and your street which, just like you will have to live it all over again tomorrow. We’re sorry we missed our intended target; all those buildings look the same … Continue reading

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