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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

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Location: PA Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

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October 2016

This election is a PTSD trigger.

A caller on Monday shared that the election was bringing up memories of past trauma that she thought was behind her. And she said that she knew of other women who were also feeling re-traumatized (and I'm sure there are many men, too.) I can't stand the word trigger. It seems to be used to describe just about everything these days. But there is no better word for what's happening to so many of us over the past week or so.

Daily Topics - Wednesday October 19th, 2016

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AMERICA " "May you live in interesting times"

As bizzare as this election cycle has been, there is some merrit to the saying " May you live in interesting times".

Magnificent ELEPHANT Trumps son KILLS for FUN

This is the beautiful animal Trumps son slaughters for a cheap 'selfie'. http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=c0f_1464173659

" The photos show Donald Jr., 34, and Eric, 28, embracing a dead leopard, posing behind a slain civet, and standing next to a dead elephant with its chopped-off tail in Donald's hand"

First picture shows Donald Trump Jr holding the tail of an elephant he had just cut off after shooting and killing it.

The second photo shows both Trump sons Ric and donald , bragging they just killed a cheetah

Iron Curtain Boy Talk

Boy talk? Ok, please never talk dirty to me Melania! What would you say? “I love you so much that I am going to cut off your genitals and feed them to white doves.”


Any validity to this story. Looks like more conservative lies.


Is Donald Trump Gay?

I grew up in a pretty tough neighborhood. Luckily, I went to one of the nation’s best military academy’s and was spared (at least during the week) a lot of the existential threats that were the day to day reality for my less fortunate neighbors. And though on those long weekends before heading back to Signal Hill I buried myself in academia and books, it didn’t change the fact that I had to learn to survive in both of these very disparate worlds. The world of the rich and privileged during the week; and the world of the urban working class on the weekends.

Has Trump already committed SEDITION?

Sedition is speach against a government or governmental system which can directly or indirectly cause action or actions contrary to civil order. When Trump loses and some threatened action occurrs such as violence etc, would he be subject to arrest for its fomentation? Yelling fire in a crowded theater is not excercise of free speech unless there is an actual fire. Many of Trumps speeches are laden with unsubstantiated accusations reflecting upon our democratic system. He is directly or indirectly calling for illegal action by his followers much as a mafia boss sayin

Daily Topics - Tuesday October 18th, 2016

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Achtung Schwartzer Mann! Better Think Twice About Fleeing to Canada

Recently, there have been any number of people proclaiming that they would flee to Canada should Donald J. Trump become the next U.S. President. A significant portion of those people have been Black People in America. This is sheer folly on an enormous scale because the dirty little secret is that Canada has its own legacy of racial animus towards the Black man and woman, as well as “ABoriginal” (as in ABnormal) native peoples.

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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.