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January 2012

BUSKING & THE BOSS

Hey, I’ll be busking at Hoover’s Saturday, January 28. Skip down to BUSKING below if you are interested in that (or see the Facebook event). I’ve never done it before. Busking, that is. Seen / heard the new Bruce Springsteen tune, “We Take Care of Our Own”? Damn good song, …

Ron Paul and the social contract

After my Ron Paul post today, with comments and a fine column by Michael Lind of Salon regarding Ron Paul, Bill Stephensdirected me to his own post on Ron Paul’s retrogressive views, which should be deeply disturbing, I think, to most intelligent people who are not racists. If given more …

Ron Paul, Poster Boy for White Supremacy

With Rick Perry’s elevated profile during his bottle rocket-like presidential candidacy, there were always constant reminders of the many different embarrassments that come with being a Texan, including having an incoherent, bumbler for governor, a chief executive who wants to strip mine both the environment AND the federal government, even …

GRAPHIC RESOLUTIONS FOR 2012

I RESOLVE 1. To do what I can to help the GOP clown car drive itself off the cliff 2. To be more productive in every way. 3. To be more creative. Art. Music. Maybe a play. Maybe some sculpture. 4. To combine 1, 2 and 3. 5. To do …