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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November 2016

BLIND FAITH

The US is the reason there will be no peace in the middle east between Muslims and Jews. According to Wikipedia there are at present approx 8.5 million Israelis living in the state of Israel, of which approx 74% are of the Jewish faith. There is almost the same number of Jews living in America at 5.3 million as in Israel, that is a statistical fact.

SICKNESS that PERMEATES American Society

Americas 'silent majority' have risen from the hinterland of America and what they have shown us all is they are mostly white, they lack analytical intelligence, are irrational, are devoid of morality and are severely racist. They would sooner put their lives and their country in the hands of white right wing fascists and bring on the darkness tyranny, than try to live in harmony with the new emerging brown and black skinned rising majority.

HOW MANY WAYS may I KILL THEE

In 1976 as the then Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau ,the father of our current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, was visiting Fidel Castro in Cuba, the US CIA under orders of successive US Presidents, was still plotting ways to kill the leader of the Cuban revolution. There were 638 attempts in all, all obviously failed.

Lies You've Been Told About the US Legalizing Marijuana

A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance
when the need for illusion is deep. -- Saul Bellow

5 Lies You've Been Told About the US Legalizing Marijuana
Full Article & Ref links

1. Crime will increase
So far, in areas that have legalized marijuana, crime rates have softened up; and we don’t mean those connected to cannabis. The research is still ongoing, but preliminary reports indicate that legalization has freed up law enforcement to focus on more serious crimes.

The “Fireside Chats” are coming to social media... Can Bernie do it first?

FDR's... “Fireside Chats” are coming to social media!

Can Bernie do it first?

I'm with Thom and think the Trump team is winding up for this.

The best thing we can do is grab "this one" first.

...What would you Suggest?

What other high profile figure can make this work?

Security, Secret Service, etc. (Trump's)

$1,000,000.00 per day for four years = $1,460,000,000.00. If that amount could be cut by one half, 365,000,000 trees could be planted (at $2.00 ea.) with the savings.

The HOLOCAUST now known as THANKSGIVING

Hope you had a lovely thanksgiving my American friends, although for the life of me , i have no idea why we (including Canadians)celebrate this event (ours is the second Monday in October), because for north American aboriginals , it was the beginning of their holocaust at the hands of white European settlers , soon to call themselves Americans and Canadians to a much lesser extent, a moment in time that would dwarf what the nazis did to the Jews in WW2.

A new nobility?

Finally I grabbed the core important thing out of my mind and held onto it long enough to post this blog!

There is a very interesting etymology of the word "noble". The source for this information is etymonline.com We only need to ask ourselves here why Nietzsche titled Chapter nine of Beyond Good and Evil "What is noble?"

I am now an "Other"

A Thanksgiving tome from my cousin Peter:

MUTT like ME

Something that's always bothered for the past 8 years about President Obama and it dates back to the day after he won the Presidency in 2008. It happened at his first news conferences on November 8th 2008. It was at this meetings that the then President elect Barack Obama referred to himself as a mutt.

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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.