After a month long hiatus, I’m back to blogging. In the past, after having taken a long break from blog writing, I’ve always come back to it with some grand declaration and a clear goal to enact (e.g. 992 more words
Tags » Louis Brandeis
"We can have democracy in this country, or... great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both."
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“We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.”
Yesterday morning, I was driven to write a post about my first day of driving after my open heart surgery.
Soon after I drove that post into publication, I noticed my friend Eleanor was wearing a drivingly appropriate t-shirt while she and I were both driving our heart rates up at a cardiac rehab program: 450 more words
Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been following with a kind of morbid fascination our American presidential race. Of particular interest to me is not so much where our two parties disagree, however, but where they in fact agree. 1,428 more words
A couple of days I reposted a post by Avram Meitner, and wrote that I thought it “brave, concise & accurate”. In comments to this post on my blog & on Facebook I’ve been told that it’s stupid, vile, shite, & I should be ashamed & embarrassed for reposting it. 555 more words
"Zionism and anti-Semitism are almost exactly the same thing. The key difference is how they are marketed."
Avram Meitner’s brave, concise & accurate post on Facebook today:
‘[…] Hitler WAS one of Zionism’s biggest supporters. […]
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