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The Canadian rocker and master story teller, Neil Young, says: "Music is a universal language." Yes, and when created by a people's champion like him, music can bring down the high and mighty – just... [read more]
Public education used to be, you know, public – as in: An essential societal investment for the betterment of all, paid for by all through school taxes.
In addition to... [read more]
As you might imagine, being poor means a life of sacrifices, frustrations, depression, and constant struggle. So what is it about Republican office holders that cause them to go out of their way to make... [read more]
Until 2010, CBS television's daytime lineup included a long-running soap opera titled: "As the World Turns." But times change, and now a real-life human drama of profound importance has debuted in America, titled: "As the... [read more]
Big Oil's frigging frackers are wrapping their shameless profiteering in our flag.
In shale fields across the country, you'll see fracking rigs festooned with Old Glory, and they even paint some... [read more]
Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of staff, has a particular military hero he wants to honor.
Well sure – who doesn’t admire Gen. George Washington? Or maybe... [read more]
Every now and then, I come across a charitable cause that really touches my heart. I want to share one with you now and urge you to respond with all the generosity it merits. The... [read more]
If you think the Koch Klub of Plutocratic Billionaires couldn't get any more self-centered and whiney – meet Doug and Holly Deason of Dallas.
The Deasons, along with 10 other Dallas... [read more]
"Wow," exclaimed a beaming Donald Trump as he stepped onstage, basking in the cheers of a throng attending his launch into the 2016 presidential race. "That is some group of people," he gushed. "Thousands."
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Rich people tend to live behind high walls with guarded gates. Then there are the über-rich. They don't need walls and gates, for they isolate themselves from us riff-raff the natural way – by buying... [read more]