The Call of Unite Blue

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“All rationalism tends to minimalise the value and the importance of life and to decrease the sum total of human happiness.” –H. P. Lovecraft The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the ability for the human mind to imagine a better world than that in which it exists. The eternal struggle between […]

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Game of Cojones

game of cojones

“Give me honorable enemies rather than ambitious ones, and I’ll sleep more easily by night.” ? George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones I swear to you, dear reader, that I have other topics besides Clinton corruption that I would enjoy using this weekly missive to discuss. However, as much as I’d love to unload […]

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Her Dubious Battles

Her Dubious Battles

“Out of all this struggle a good thing is going to grow. That makes it worthwhile.” ? John Steinbeck, In Dubious Battle If at any point I believe it’s not possible for Bernie Sanders to become President, I will be open, honest and tell you that in both these weekly columns and on my podcast. […]

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The DNC Code

the DNC code

It almost feels sarcastic to say “Democratic Party” aloud these days, or even typing it out as I did just now. The Democratic National Committee in current incarnation is hardly democratic at all. From super-delegates to allegations of voter fraud to a pyramid scheme fundraising that ultimately only funnels local money to Hillary Clinton, the […]

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A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Primaries

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http://media.blubrry.com/michaelsalamone/p/www.podcastgarden.com/login/audio-14/14030/Salamoneepisode66-AHitchhikersGuidetothePrimaries.mp3 (This week, as a special crossover with Michael’s podcast, you can have him read this column to you. He felt the topic was that important.) “This planet has – or rather had – a problem, which was this: most of the people living on it were unhappy for pretty much of the time. Many […]

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Still Life With Warmonger

still life with woodpecker

“If you’re honest, you sooner or later have to confront your values. Then you’re forced to separate what is right from what is merely legal. This puts you metaphysically on the run. America is full of metaphysical outlaws.” ? Tom Robbins, Still Life with Woodpecker Funk-master general George Clinton of Parliment Funkadelic has the same […]

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Steal This Vote

steal this vote

You measure a democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists. – Abbie Hoffman Preface I propose to you, dear reader, that there is the possibility that a major conspiracy is occurring as you read this, right here, in the United States of America, to stop supporters of […]

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DNC’s Just Not That Into You

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Bernie’s not a “real Democrat,” says Hillary supporting social media users. Many voters who registered as Democrats within the last year in closed primary states have been forced to use often-uncounted provisional ballots. Party representatives encouraged Ohio voters to vote Republican. Party representatives told Colorado caucus goers they had to rally behind Hillary if they […]

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50 States of Grey

50states of grey

“Sometimes I wonder if there’s something wrong with me. Perhaps I’ve spent too long in the company of my literary romantic heroes, and consequently my ideals and expectations are far too high.” ― E.L. James, Fifty Shades of Grey Hillary Clinton had a good day on Tuesday. On Wednesday, media pundits and her supporters began […]

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Another Roadside Distraction

another roadside distraction

“Look, America is no more a democracy than Russia is a Communist state. The governments of the U.S. and Russia are practically the same. There’s only a difference of degree. We both have the same basic form of government: economic totalitarianism. In other words, the settlement to all questions, the solutions to all issues are […]

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