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NEWzFLASH: Pyramid Scheme to Save Economy!

SleepinJeezus Dissociated Press December 5, 2008   (Cairo, Egypt) The Khan Al-Khalili Bazaar has been abuzz recently with reports about the construction of a massive new Pyramid at Giza. Tourists returning from visits to the burial place of the Pharaohs...
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Greenspan Introduces "Krewl Grewl"

SleepinJeezus Dissociated Press December 2, 2008   (Detroit, MI) Citing "opportunities that exist in this new economy," Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan announced today that he is coming out of retirement to embark on a new career as an entrepreneur....
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Bush Nearly "Comes Clean" in Legacy Remarks

FROM TPM: In an interview with Charlie Gibson airing today, Bush says he was "unprepared for war," that his "biggest regret" is the "intelligence failure" in Iraq, and that he wishes "the intelligence had been different, I guess." At last,...
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Expecting Change? You're Already Too Late!

We've witnessed alot of hand-wringing among the progressive left liberals worried that the upcoming Obama Administration will not truly represent change from our past. Most particularly, the seemingly self-serving arguments heard recently from the GOP that we are in fact a...
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Bush Aspires to Rare Heights & Exclusive Company

"I would like to be a person remembered as a person who, first and foremost, did not sell his soul in order to accommodate the political process," - George Bush, in an interview with NPR (Broadcast on Thanksgiving, 2008) ---------------------------------...
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"Thank You Very Much, But I'll Take My Constitution With Me!"

The full-scale partisan assault on President Clinton that began almost before his Inauguration was puzzling in that it always seemed to be a pre-ordained Impeachment looking for an impeachable offense. Whitewater? Yeah, let's try that. That didn't work? Ok,...
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Unimpeachable Justice: "What's Good for the Goose..."

Unfortunately, the opportunity to Impeach President GW Bush along with his criminal associates has passed us by. Over these last eight years, the Bush Administration has exercised its Executive authority in numerous ways (i.e. warrantless wiretaps; torture; renditions; etc.)...
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American Consumers Need Look into the Mirror

"The Idiot American worker only has himself to blame. Cutting his own throat, and then crying about it." And don't forget about the American love affair with cheap gas and more horsepower. I'm hardly sympathetic to the management decisions...


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Favorite Quotes

"Is this a private fight, or can anyone join?" - Old Irish Saying

"We Can Be Together" - Jefferson Airplane

"Misery's the river of the world - everybody row!" - Tom Waits

"When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him." - Jonathan Swift

“If a man is not an oligarch, something is not right with him. Everyone had the same starting conditions, everyone could have done it.” - Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Russian Tycoon, now in prison.


"I can hire one-half of the working class to kill the other half." - Jay Gould, 19th Century Industrialist

"Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires." - John Steinbeck


I slept with the lions
and Marilyn Monroe
had breakfast in the eye
of a hurricane

fought Rocky Marciano,
played Minnesota Fats
burned hundred-dollar bills,
I've eaten Mulligan stew

got drunk with Louis Armstrong
what's that old song?
I taught Mickey Mantle
everything that he knows
-Tom Waits "Jitterbug Boy"

Somewhere in Wisconsin, at the junction of Principles and Opinion

Progressive Liberal Socialist -
Studs Terkel; Clarence Darrow; Bob LaFollette; Frank Zeidler; Eugene Debs; Joe Hill; Saul Alinsky; FDR New Deal; Henry Wallace; James Groppi; Catonsville 9; Harold Washington; Tip O'Neill; Ann Richards; Molly Ivins; Mahatma Ghandi; Mother Jones; Chalmers Johnson; Ed Garvey; Michael Moore

Favorite Books:
"The Jungle" - Upton Sinclair
"The Grapes of Wrath" - John Steinbeck
"Reveille for Radicals" - Saul Alinsky
"Clarence Darrow for the Defense" - Irving Stone
"Ironweed" - William Kennedy
"The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" - Carson McCullers
"The Glass Menagerie" - Tennessee Williams
"The Last Lion" trilogy (unfinished) - William Manchester
"Moby Dick" - Herman Melville
"Great Expectations" - Charles Dickens
"A River Runs Through It" - Norman MacLean
"The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany" - Willliam L. Shirer
"Trout Fishing in America" / "Revenge of the Lawn" - Richard Brautigan
"TRUCK" / "COOP" - Michael Perry
"A Confederacy of Dunces" - John Kennedy O'Toole
"Wisconsin Death Trip" - Michael Lesy
"Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage" - Alfred Lansing


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