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Transparency

Wild daughters Absent fathers Bourgeoisie bedrooms Nosferatu comes from Mexico to take your wife Utopias and horrors Ghosts and martyrs Doppelgangers Authority; insanity Fascists and Communists Psychiatrists, Psychologists The dictator is already present carrying out master’s orders Soulless Faceless men Power … Continue reading

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Flint and Small Government

I read an interesting quote a few days ago. “Flint is a conservative’s idea of smaller government”. Boy does that resonate. “The city, after years of cutbacks, was placed under a state appointed emergency manager in 2011 who had the … Continue reading

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Billy and Me – New Year’s Eve – 1959

New Year’s Eve, 1959. It was a mild winter evening in Brooklyn that year. A good night to be in Times Square…not that we were there. We locals always thought Times Square was for tourists. Billy and me were walking the Coney Island boardwalk. Next year – 1960 … Continue reading

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Wage Slavery and the Student Loan Mafia

“Student debt collectors have powers that would make a mobster envious”. Thus spake Elizabeth Warren and, if anything, she is understating the student loan crisis. We used to jail loan sharks. Now they run the likes of Wells Fargo. Student … Continue reading

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Best Days

It’s seventy degrees outside while at Walmart the Christmas music plays for those standing in line at the lay away counter looking in their checkbook mentally figuring out if they have enough to pay for the children’s gifts and next … Continue reading

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Pizza Man

Our pizza man is a super hero able to leap four addresses in twenty minutes delivering manna, loaves and fishes to the multitude Pizza man sped to his next stop like Santa Claus on Christmas Eve three large pies, one … Continue reading

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White Sands

before It wasn’t called White Sands even by those who lived there on dirt streets that dead ended north side of the creek. Houses where the eldest son never had his own room only a Castro Convertible to dream his … Continue reading

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