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The Resistance Is Winning! Democrats Abandon Charter Schools!

The biggest battle in the fight against privatization has been to persuade the Democratic Party that it had been hoaxed by Republicans into adopting the Republican agenda. 1,066 more words

Education Reform

The Truth About the South and Democrats

Let’s Get Real

I was born in Queens, New York and grew up around New York. I went to college in Michigan and in 1963 moved to North Carolina to begin work on my doctorate in psychology at Duke University. 642 more words


Begin Impeachment Hearings

I wrote this to read to my Memoirs group, then I thought maybe N. Pelosi was waiting for me to act (write) before she moved forward to impeach trump.  346 more words

Political Rants


In 1927, thrill-seekers plunked down their quarters to take a ride on the Cyclone, a new attraction at Brooklyn’s Coney Island. Noting the success of the Thunderbolt in 1925 and the Tornado in 1926, Jack and Irving Rosenthal jumped into the roller coaster business to the tune of about $175,000, and the Cyclone was built.   811 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Opinion: Are Republicans entering the field to take action on climate change?

By Anders Lorenzen

Two separate climate policy proposals have been presented to the US Congress. One was first proposed by the Democratic newcomer and superstar of the Democratic Socialism movement, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC). 502 more words

Climate Change

Khanna teams with Trump loyalist to stop war against Iran

Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz is one of President Trump’s most vigorous supporters. Rep. Ro Khanna, like every progressive, is not a fan of the president’s politics. 212 more words


Totalitarianism. It’s okay to say it out loud. Incipient Fascist (AS) totalitarianism. This is a moment in our national history when we get to look at ourselves and catch a glimpse of what happens when an organized authoritarian minority with an amoral narcissistic leader… 258 more words