Monthly Archives: August 2018

In Memoriam – Senator John McCain


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The Green Corn Revolution

Secretary of War Newton Baker draws the first number of the lottery created by the 1917 Selective Draft Act. No, the post is not about a new Monsanto GMO variety of corn. It is about a “revolution” in Oklahoma, of … Continue reading

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Rebel Girl – Elizabeth Gurley Flynn – For Labor Day

“FOR PEACE and socialism is in the hearts, in the minds, on the lips of millions around the world…The ‘sun of tomorrow’ shines upon us. The future is ours.” So said one of the giants of American radicalism, Elizabeth Gurley … Continue reading

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The Right Answer

. Beto O’Rourke is running to replace Ted Cruz as a Senator from deep red Texas, an all but impossible job. If you are one of those who are so inclined, this guy deserves a campaign contribution if only because … Continue reading

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The Anarchist Carlo Tresca

“I have sought with all my strength to elevate the moral and material conditions of the Italian workers here, and I have sought to instill in their souls the same faith in their emancipation that is alive in me. I … Continue reading

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Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” Law

Treyvon Martin Once upon a time here in Florida (and many other states) if you killed someone and then claimed self-defense, your defense claim would not be valid if it could be demonstrated that you could have retreated safely from … Continue reading

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Sex on the Square – A Re-Post

Sex on the Square So what do you think your old, decrepit retired parents are doing in Florida? Waiting to die? Frogs waiting to croak? Your mom or dad, alone, lonely, sitting with her head on the kitchen table? Poor … Continue reading

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