"Absolute power corrupts absolutely" arose as part of a quotation by the expansively named and impressively hirsute John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, first Baron Acton (1834–1902). The historian and moralist, who was otherwise known simply as Lord Acton, expressed this opinion in a letter to Bishop Mandell Creighton in 1887:
For the past year or so, I have posted one or two blog entries calling for the impeachment of President Obama. The idea is is long past; he is such a weak and cowardly White House presence that now it's finally the time that investigations into the past administration's wrongdoings wrapped up with Obama's need to be investigated under the authority of a bill of impeachment.
Cave boy write for flea on exciting saturday night, flea dreams him watching james garner play james garner on old tv westerns. Flea's favorite thing on blog is point out hartmann have feet of clay, as daniel describe to Nebuchadnezzar his major problem, like hartmann ideas built upon false premise that vapid capitalism good thing, greed good.
Almost 4000 layoff notices have just been sent out to school personnel in Philadelphia. With this announcement I heard a comment on corp. radio news about the city needing to live within its means. I got so mad hearing this comment that I almost threw the god damn radio through my window. As the wealthiest country on the planet public education is the last thing we need to defund.
San Francisco: video; event today; occupation to save community garden/permaculture; solidarity with Gezi Park
The greater political message behind this action involves resistance to corporate monoculture. Video is below.
"Capitalism hits the fan", and
"Democracy at Work"
by Economist Richard Wolff. Although Richard Wolff is from Harvard he is not a complete asshole. Amongst other things, he rips Obama for not raising the minimum wage - for which there is NO legitimate excuse for not doing other than a conscience choice by Obama to delegate a portion of the 99% to a position of poverty where they and their children will not participate in the American dream - more for the rest of us.
Special Thanks to Bill Moyer.