Category Archives: Political

Poet for his time…

Noticing the twin flags on your car — flag of Confederacy, flag of Union; seeing that you’re heading into the same bar I’m going to; letting my hands brush my pockets — clipped-on knife, cell phone; checking for pepper gel … Continue reading

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Trump has declared war on Mother Nature. Who will step up? Thanks Vonita!

It was all of eleven years ago when I sat in a Johannesburg office wanting to see the last screening of Al Gore’s Inconvenient Truth. I had project commitments that needed to be completed, and so I decided not to … Continue reading

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ONE WOMAN’S VOICE

For all those reeling from the event that shook a nation. Thanks to The Boston Globe who printed it. ELIZABETH WARREN’S POST ELECTION SPEECH   Below are the prepared remarks by Senator Elizabeth Warren to the AFL-CIO Executive Council Thursday … Continue reading

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Lumières d’étoiles, maison du futur?

“Without followers, evil cannot spread.” – SPOCK, Star Trek ‘And The Children Shall Lead’ “Beam me up Scotty. There’s no intelligent life here.” – SPOCK * Lumières d‘étoiles, maison du futur? In another world kepler-452b? Or perhaps one of the … Continue reading

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Fight Censorship and thank a Librarian

“We are willing enough to praise freedom when she is tucked away in the past and cannot be a nuisance. In the present, amidst dangers whose outcome we cannot foresee, we get nervous about her, and admit censorship.   –  E.M. … Continue reading

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À votre bon coeur

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”   –  Dalai Lama   “I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.”   –  Lao Tzu … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies and Politics

“Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the U.S. media.”  – Noam Chomsky “The obvious types of American fascists are dealt with on the air and in the press. These demagogues and stooges are fronts for others. Dangerous as … Continue reading

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GOP Psalms

Going into an election year, one quote will not do! While the poem is an older one, and the names may have changed, it is certainly relevant. “Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no … Continue reading

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