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Commentary: Political Consciousness…

When I was first asked for my opinion of the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement last October, I responded that the most significant factor was their central issue of 99% vs. 1%, and that this was, objectively, an anti-capitalist call.

She replied that she didn’t think that the OWS movement was making such a lofty statement nor that such would development.

“We’ll see,” I said, but also thought, That’s the difference between subjective and objective analysis. more…

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The Yellow Stripes of Texas…

We’re not gonna win by their letting us play nice.  They’re cowards and hypocrites and have no honor.  There just seems to be something over-sized about Texas that breeds deceit and ignorance in such abundance.

As a former prisoner of the American gulag, I recognize of course that Texas has the third largest prison system in the US, after California and the feds. But it ain’t for lack of trying.

I don’t know why they bother saddling their horses facing forward…they don’t ride that way.

(I’m not speaking of the normal, rational folks of Texas. Lord knows how they put up with having to deal with the Bush’s, Perry’s, DeLay’s and other reactive, conservative morons.) more…