July 11-13: At Netroots Nation

The Hidden History of Guns and the 2nd Amendment Book Tour Is Coming...

  • Thursday, June 6: NEW YORK, NY 7:30pm

Location: The Strand (2nd floor), 828 Broadway, NYC

  • Monday, June 10: WASHINGTON, DC 6:30pm

Location: Busboys and Poets, 450 K St NW, Washington, DC

  • Wednesday, June 12: PORTLAND, OR 7:30pm

Location: Powell’s, 1005 W Burnside St., Portland

  • Sunday, June 23: SEATTLE, WA 7:30pm

Location: Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave, Seattle (West Entrance) w/Elliott Bay Book Company

  • Tuesday, June 25: SAN FRANCISCO, CA 7:00pm

Location: First Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley w/The Booksmith

  • Friday, June 28: CHICAGO, IL 7:00pm

Location: Frugal Muse, 7511 Lemont Rd. #146 (Chestnut Court Shopping Center), Darien

  • Saturday, June 29: MINNEAPOLIS, MN 7:00pm

Location: Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Ave, St. Paul

  • Friday, July 12: Philadelphia, PA 4:15pm - At Netroots Nation
Location: PA Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

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July 2013

Who says you can't herd cats?

All you have to do is to feed them breakfast.

This isn't really a blog post, but this is the only way I can find to post a picture on this site. This is the public debut of my wife and my little sweethearts, a litter or 5 little cooperative, relatively well-behaved kittens. They do indeed follow us in a little herd. If these little critters (4 males, 1 female) can do that, maybe there is hope yet for getting us progressives to pull together.

Obama Proposes Deal Over Taxes and Jobs


Christianity is a crock

what can I say, if you want to know how to behave like a christian it's in the book of acts, right after the gospel of John. OF COURSE it wouldn't work, because it didn't include human nature, now we have easter bunnies and christmas where is not in the bible, nor santa claus, but the church celebrates both of these, they are arbitrary dates and easter actually implies reincarnation what with the eggs and other wally world stuff.

Someone needs to make a speech of this calibre NOW


o Freedom of Speech and Freedom of the Press and other Bill of Rights' liberties are being eroded and openly attacked.

o Corporations are being treated as SUPER humans (granted Constitutional liberties reserved for humans and/or citizens in additional to other privileges in a scheme of corporatist abuse via special dispensations).

o Abuse of workers and animals and the environment are extreme and continue to be increased by those few in power.

how we must build super puzzles to explain how everything works

there is a finite amount of resources, and money, a controlled amount, fluctuating at the whim of our dark master, if he decides to cast gold to the crowd to watch them decimate themselves scrambling to get it, it's his to do, and he'll make them pay, so it's not a gamble, just his depraved intertainment. If he decides that Saddam is unpopular enough to spin attacking him, it's no sweat, because it's political capital, which you can defer into perpetuity.

The Soon Return of the Peace Movement


My latest article was published at Democracy Chronices. Click the link above.

eyes wide shut

just watched meet the frackers and it started the wheels grinding in my head, I saw myself as the trucker said how much money can be made driving a truck working in the energy business. so? we aren't going to change, we all love the money more than our future, you can buy all Hartmanns books and study 'em real close, donate to his favorite charity.

BREAK UP THE MEDIA: Elite$$$ telling the 99% what they want them to believe.

The policy of one grand unified spin/lie has got to stop. If not are society will just continue to decay.

Detroit: Given our legal system, for cities, “bankruptcy” is code for let the 99% “free fall”.

Detroit’s alleged inability to pay its debts to obscene Wall St Corporations are more important in our Government’s legal system than maintaining a democratic representative government for over 700 thousand Americans.

White House meeting with GOP to cut Medicare.

This from DailyKos:

President Obama is touring the country, talking about the economy, job creation, and income inequality. But his administration is negotiating with Republicans in a last-ditch attempt to strike a “grand bargain” to cut Medicare.

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How Do We Take Back the Military From the Billionaire Owned Military Industrial Complex?

Thom plus logo Democrats (Bernie & Lee) in the senate proposed legislation saying what the Constitution already says: that Trump can't go to war with Iran without congressional authorization. Every Republican on the committee, except Rand Paul, voted against it.