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The Most Trash TIME Person Of The Year, According To The 2BD Staff Writers

The 2BD staff chooses who they believe is the most trash TIME Person of the Year. One pick, everyone knows the rules.

Our Fearless Leader, … 541 more words

My Thoughts

Desperate People Bought the Promises

As the shock of the 2016 U.S. presidential election results is morphing into acceptance, discussions continue regarding the reasons for the surprise outcome. Reflecting on my grandparents motives to relocate to the Soviet Union during the Great Depression, I see similarities between their actions and the election of Trump. 327 more words

My Book

Man of the Year

A man is known by the company he keeps.

Apparently Donald Trump is in good company as he joins the ranks of Hitler, Stalin, Khrushchev, Khomeini and Putin as… 33 more words

History

Memories of John

Yesterday, I learned some devastating news. A friend who encouraged me to write an earlier incarnation of “The Musical Almanac” starting in the late 1990s died the day after Thanksgiving. 833 more words

Shostakovich

stalin poster of the week: gustav klutsis, raise higher the banner of marx, engels, lenin, and stalin, 1933

Stalin poster of the week is a weekly excursion into the fascinating world of propaganda posters of Iosif Stalin, leader of the USSR from 1929 until his death in 1953. 778 more words

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Black Friday Redux

I thought “Black Friday” was a day, immediately after giving thanks for all our advantages, when we were supposed to go collectively insane and buy everything in and out of sight because it was cheap because it was Black Friday which is always right after Thanksgiving…. 784 more words

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