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Conservative Race to the Bottom…

“When the villagers fled at the approach of the invading army, someone left the door to the asylum open. Unknown to the new occupiers, the nuts were running the village. Now they’re running for president…”

Fiction? When I try to evaluate just how unstrung conservative candidates can get—and how it seems to escape the notice of the corporate media—I’m trumped by their further wackiness.

In reality, there’s method to their madness. On the one hand, they’re opportunistic; they’ll do and say anything that serves their quest for personal profit, privilege and power. more…

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New Orleans August 5th: Democracy vs. Corporatism…

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), will be holding their 2011 annual meeting at the French Quarter’s New Orleans Marriott August 1st thru the 6th. This is no ordinary public-policy organization.

New Orleans, Louisiana...

Paul Weyrich and others founded ALEC in 1973 as an agency designed to channel gifts and “donations” to right-wing legislators in order to enact “model legislation” that empowers corporate profit and control. We are today witnessing that reality in full bloom. more…

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Corporatist Armageddon: Class War…

I suppose with most of my 69 years in progressive political action, along with a few combats, a chain-gang, and over 20 years in federal prisons, my silly-talk neurons have become jaded.

Funny conservative, John Wayne Gacy...

Some people simply love to argue; it gives them the illusion of intelligence.  And so-called conservative-libertarians, etc., few having any grounding in social consciousness or empathy, substitute the vacuum with manic polemics.  Of course, they stay perpetually frustrated–and all the more dangerous.

For instance, I would never consider for a moment arguing with, say, the shrub, George Bush Jr. He’s quite simply an over-indulged, self-entitled, drunken frat-boy with a silver spoon up his ass (and that’s being generous). What’s to argue with? more…

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