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A Voice from The Depression

  APRIL 2, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS  

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A rich man is just a poor man with money.

'My name is of no importance' -- that phrase both a bit of melodramatic literary purple prose, perhaps, but a fitting salvo with which to begin this...
#The Depression #Pragmatic #Commonwealth #Wealth #Albert Einstein

J B Pravda

Mr. and Mrs. Wannabe

How Rev. Ike's mantra snatched the body politic's brains

  FEBRUARY 27, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS  

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And, for the same 'reason' that lotteries have been discovered by nations and states the world over

"The lack of money is the root of all evil!" Thus spake that faux Zarathustra, a.k.a. the late Chicago minister/shepherd to his acquisitive sheep back...
#Donald Trump #Angelina Jolie #Wealth #Money #Barack Obama

J B Pravda

☕️ Aaron Stipkovich

Must every damn event in life be blamed on either #Potus or #HillaryClinton!? We owe this beautiful world more.… https://t.co/XFxBXOxrDg

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I am not categorically liberal or conservative. Every sensible person or subject deserves equal consideration. Any other approach is the epitome of idiocy.

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awakened by sand(ers)man

The Truth called, it's got Bernie's back

  SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT  

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Nonesuch: a person or thing unequalled

During the Depression years of the 20th century a now-treasured edition of the works of Charles Dickens were published with the goal of demonstrating...
#Sanders #Truth #Emerson #Hobgoblin #Consistency

J B Pravda

Random Comments

The Killing of Robin Williams

  AUGUST 14, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN ENTERTAINMENT  

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This attitude of abstinence only now clouds people

Robin Williams has died. As I am almost never on the same wave length with the rest of you, I wanted to throw out a few comments on the subject. I...
#Robin Williams #Suicide #Actor #Depression

Chris Volkay

Generation Zzzzzz

AFAIK, we are screwed.

  AUGUST 12, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT  

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I watch you as you walk across your campuses, backs hunched like Homo Erectus before the Erectus...

Yeah, we're doomed. I'm an optimist by nature, but the pending apocalyptic nightmare wrought by climate change will one day challenge our...
#Sacrifice #Civic Duty #Millennials

Phil Lebovits

65 Minutes

The epidemic of soldier suicide

  APRIL 16, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS  

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We must have an open dialogue, encouraging soldiers and Veterans to live, and to ask for help

Jacob served in the United States Navy for eight years, then transitioned into a civilian position at the shipyard, making a nice living, for the next...
#Ptsd #Soldier Suicide #Stop Soldier Suicide

Louisa Lew

WW2 Not the Greatest

The World War Two Generation is not the Greatest Generation

  JANUARY 11, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT  

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Tom Brokaw based his premise on a fallacy, "Bigger is better."

I've always been dubious of self-pronouncements. For example, the oft-cited modern declaration, "I'm a patriot." Right wingers...
#Wwii #World War Two #Generation

John Sammon

Dorothy Dandridge

An African-American First and an American gem

  DECEMBER 19, 2013 AND MAGAZINE IN ENTERTAINMENT  

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Dorothy was destined to become a groundbreaker in the entertainment industry.

Dorothy Dandridge, a glamorous queen of Hollywood movie stardom, had an undeniable magnetism that could attract audiences and hold their attention....
#Hollywood #Dorothy Dandridge #Academy Award #Actor

Tiffany Frasier

The Politics of Fashion

What the Zoot Suit Tells Us About America

  JUNE 27, 2013 LOOKS.LOVE IN STYLE  

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Sometimes fashion crosses the line from a personal style to a social, if not political, statement.

In the Big Apple, "Fashion Week" welcomes the world's glitterati. A past FW hosted the cutting-edge fashion industry and was anchored...
#Fashion #Politics #Zoot Suit #New York

David Rosen

Maurice Sendak

June 10, 1928 – Birth of Where the Wild Things Were

  JUNE 9, 2013 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS  

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He cherished the letters that individual children sent him unbidden, which burst with the sparks...

Roundly praised, intermittently censored and occasionally eaten, Mr. Sendak's books were essential ingredients of childhood for the generation...
#Maurice Sendak #Author #Where The Wild Things Are

Aaron Stipkovich

The last five decades

The most significant events shaping America since 1950

  FEBRUARY 20, 2012 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS  

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Kennedy brought hope, inspiration, and a sense of unlimited possibility in the future.

One would be hard-pressed to find a half-century with more significant and interwoven social, economic, and political events than that of the latter...
#American History #20th Century #Post-war America

Aaron Stipkovich

Obama Racks Up 5 Trillion

What Is Going On America?

  FEBRUARY 6, 2012 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT  

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Somewhere along the way we have lost our Wild West "Yes We Can" attitude.

What is up, America? Our people risked starvation and cold winters on an unknown frontier. These were not the complacent "X Factor"...
#National Debt #Obama #Tea Party #Federal Reserve

Shasta Fox

Obama Racks Up 5 Trillion

What Is Going On America?

  FEBRUARY 3, 2012 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT  

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Somewhere along the way we have lost our Wild West "Yes we can" attitude.

What is up, America? Our people risked starvation and cold winters on an unknown frontier. These were not the complacent "X Factor"...
#National Debt #Obama #Tea Party #Federal Reserve

Shasta Fox

BRIDGE TO NOWHERE

Outsourcing even our infrastructure

  JANUARY 20, 2012 AND MAGAZINE IN UNITED STATES OF COMMON SENSE  

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Our middle class is clawing and scratching to survive.

They said it couldn't be built. They said the construction challenges were too great. The distance to be spanned was 6,700 ft. Worse, the...
#China #Infrastructure #Economy #Free Trade

Charles Faddis

vote the right way!

Obama Will Triumph -- So Will America

  AUGUST 31, 2011 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT  

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The Context of the Obama Presidency

By Frank Schaeffer Before he'd served even one year President Obama lost the support of the easily distracted left and engendered the...
#Vote #Obama #Right Wing

Christina Jeter

One Nation, Under God

Christian Theocrats Stealth Plan to Seize Power

  AUGUST 19, 2011 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT  

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The Reconstructionists seek to impose "God's Law" on America … by any means necessary.

On Aug. 6th, Texas Governor Rick Perry switched hats and officiated as Pastor Rick at a Houston spiritual conclave, "The Response: A Call to...
#Reconstructionists #Christian Theocrats

David Rosen

Knight And Day, Rainy Day

Knight And Day saves a Rainy Day. We all Need An Escape.

  AUGUST 15, 2011 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS  

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This movie had everything; laughs, romance, action, intrigue, and lavish locations.

As most of you know when you go on vacation to Florida, the weather isn't always perfect so of course on the rainy days there are board games and...
#Cruise #Diaz #Viola Davis #Paul Dano #Peter Sarsga

Cassie Jordan

Fixing our economy:

By Weakening Regulation?

  JULY 7, 2011 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT  

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Senate and House Republicans have been busy like eager beavers weakening funding...

Republicans have been living under the mysterious and mind-boggling assumption that less regulation creates fairness and opportunity in our economy. ...
#Regulation #Financial Firms #Republicans #Economy

Claude Morton

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