Monthly Archives: October 2008

“Redistributionist” “Socialist” ??? McCain/Palin’s attacks on Obama are Racist

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  My pro Barack Obama friends are probably going to be pissed because I’m calling this like it is–“calling a spade a spade” as the tired and now politically suspect phraseology puts it–but if Obama’s spin … Continue reading

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October 30, 2008 Why I Voted for Nader/Gonzalez

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  I’ve got a number of reasons for why I voted for Ralph Nader and Matt Gonzalez. First and foremost is because I live in California where Barack Obama is going to win hands down.  If … Continue reading

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November 20, 2005 Magical Mystery Tour

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  Tucker’s Black Magical Mystery Tour Macchiavelli wrote in The Prince that “the outcome is what counts” (which got mis-translated as “the ends justify the means.”  Well, the outcome is definitely what counts, whether or not … Continue reading

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November 25, 2005 Great Mis-Translations

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  Greatest Mistranslations Niccolo Macchiavelli Macchiavelli never wrote or said that “The ends justify the means.” What he actually wrote in “The Prince” is “The outcome is what counts.” Nikita Khrushchev When Khrushchev appeared before the … Continue reading

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November 29, 2005 No such thing as race

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  No such thing as race There is no such thing as race, unless you want to distinguish the human race from other primates…. A few months ago, I went to www.nationalgeographic.com and got involved in … Continue reading

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December 24, 2005 For the New Year

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  Peace to all, goodwill to People My holiday wish is that every teacher in the world would assign every student this year to read “All Quiet on the Western Front” by my favorite author, Erich … Continue reading

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December 31, 2005 On Tookie Williams

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  On “Tookie” Williams The death of Tookie Williams has a lot of people thinking about the death penalty as it is administered in California.  There are a couple of issues that need to be discussed … Continue reading

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January 9, 2006

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  My lemon tree has a tendency to produce mutant lemons.  This is because it was pollinated by super-natural beings.  If you want to hear the whole story, contact me privately. Notice that the lemon has … Continue reading

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May 16, 2006 My Friend Nazy

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  On Cinco de Mayo I had the distinct privilege of witnessing a swearing in ceremony for new American citizens.  One of the over 900 immigrants in that ceremony, of the many thousands sworn in that … Continue reading

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August 8, 2008 Anthony Russo Passing

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  Anthony Russo Passing   One thing that was astounding about Tony Russo, and it says much about the ability of corporate America to accurately assess whether somebody should or should not have access to classified … Continue reading

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