Catch 2020

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http://salamone.podcastrevolution.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2016/06/Salamone-ep78.mp3 “There was no telling what people might find out once they felt free to ask whatever questions they wanted to.” ? Joseph Heller, Catch-22 I’ve said throughout this race that I would tell you when I no longer think that Bernie Sanders can become the Democratic nominee for President. Today is that day. Wait. […]

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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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We Are The Wild Things

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I am a grown man who still wonders what adventures the wild things in Where The Wild Things Are had after their leader sailed home to his supper. Characters don’t cease to exist once the protagonist moves on. Their stories just aren’t told anymore. We can’t fall into that rut. We have to demand our […]

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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

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“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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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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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Bullies

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The 2016 primary races on both sides of the aisle are led by two baby-boomer bully buddies. Say that five times fast. Though they’ve tried to distance themselves from each other, we know that the Clintons and Trumps were good enough friends to talk on the phone, golf together and attend events together. It’s no […]

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