"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its … Continue reading It Bears Repeating
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is calling for a Green New Deal. Kamala Harris is calling for tax cuts that actually cut taxes for the middle class. Everyone wants to know how we're going to pay for these things. I've been kicking some ideas around today in partial conversation with a friend. A Green New Deal will probably … Continue reading Fund the Future with Middle Class Tax Cuts and Higher Corporate Taxes
Here's a new piece by Jon Marcus: How cursive, which carries social and cognitive benefits, became the latest fetish of the analogue authenticity set Source: The Return of Handwriting – Member Feature Stories – Medium I'm not the I-told-you-so type, but, I mean, I totally did: Penmanship, the Engine of Democracy!
This is from 2012: Oooopsy daisies, Mitt Romney. Poor women who stay at home to raise kids don't have the dignity of work enjoyed by rich mothers who do the same (and don't have to worry about things like where their next meal is coming from). Mitt, this is why you're the worst. You flat … Continue reading Mitt Says Poor Mothers Must Work Outside the Home for Sense of “Dignity”
This is from March, 2012. I’m reposting it today because everyone seems to think Mitt Romney is going to save the world from Donald Trump. Or something. Source: Romney’s Lebowski Problem – Chris Cocca
Obama will close Gitmo but will hold enemy combatants indefinitely without trial on the mainland. Semantics must be justice. There are pictures of Pelosi toasting Cheney and Shepard Fairey laughing, obey, obey, obey, obey the giants and their posses. I was a kid in the 80’s.
This is a really long read by Michael Hobbes, and there are many quotes I could pull in the hopes that you'll read it. I'm going with this one, because the issue with our food supply is, in my opinion, the biggest public health crisis we talk the least about: "Since 1980, the obesity rate … Continue reading Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong – The Huffington Post