Monthly Archives: September 2021

The Other 9/11 – From the Archive

Salvador Allende 26 June 1908 – 11 September 1973 . The disappeared thousands cry out from hidden graves on the other nine eleven we have willfully forgotten remembering only our own in white vestments with unclean hands; no prayers for … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

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On Becoming a Theocracy

It is pretty obvious to this non-believer that our nation is becoming more and  more of a theocracy with evangelicals and conservative Catholics imposing their views on the majority through a thoroughly stacked Supreme Court. Firstly there is not one … Continue reading

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To the Barricades Ladies

Well ladies, the time for you to do battle has come. Assuming of course you still would like to have a choice; it don’t affect me none.  I’m male.  If you don’t have a choice as to whether or not … Continue reading

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The 7:11 from Middletown – for 9/11

He kissed her quickly on the cheek shouted out to his two kids bounded out the door to catch the 7:11 from Middletown. “Bye honey have a good day” drove on down the Kings Highway railroad station parking lot parking … Continue reading

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Birthday Week!

This week is my birthday.  I will be 79 years old and officially on my way to 80.  Yikes!  My daughter, their hubbies and my grandson were at my house over the long weekend to celebrate.  We had a great … Continue reading

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Shooting Down the Workers – The Great Railroad Strike – From the Archive

Samuel J. Tilden – 25th Governor of New York . Not  too many folks know much about the Great Railroad Strike of 1877, put down by Federal troops. It’s one of those now obscure labor disputes of ancient times; useless … Continue reading

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The Empire Strikes Back?

“This decision about Afghanistan is not just about Afghanistan. It’s about ending an era of major military operations to remake other countries.” The finger pointing on Afghanistan, how we got there, how we stayed, how we fought the war and how … Continue reading

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