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The American Dream is Broken

The American Dream is broken.

It’s as broken as the howling winds that swirl through the gas stations, decaying and polluted before you go inside to buy a pack of cigarettes to calm your nerves in traffic and distract you from those driving behind you pressuring you to speed up when you have nowhere to go. 718 more words

Dreams

Finding Peace in a World of Chaos

This morning while wrestling with my son it dawned on me how distracted we are as Americans. Distraction has come to be a defining characteristic of our nature as Americans. 669 more words

Love Matters

Viet Con — by the inimitable Mr. Fish

Viet Con

By Mr. Fish  truthdig.com  May 24. 2016

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Military Madness

Flashback Feature: Roger Sterling's Agencies Of The Future (Mad Men, The Hollywood News, Nov 2014)

Greetings and salutations. My name is Roger Sterling and I run Sterling Cooper & Partners, a thriving advertising agency in Manhattan. We have one rule – if you can successfully cross the street after a lunch meeting then you’re the man for us (tougher than it sounds folks). 1,067 more words

Against Capitalism Chat #26

Yet another article on the decline of San Francisco as anywhere anybody who used to live there would now want to live…

I realize I’ve… 198 more words

Things That Are Up To You

What is a Democratic Socialist?

I am not a political scientist. I grew up with a father who was a capitalist. Not a wealthy capitalist but someone who built a furniture business from the ground up. 579 more words

History