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CALIFORNIA: WATERWORLD OF DESERT.

There is drought again in the state of California. Water crisis in most of the state. But that’s old and continuous story. Anybody who spent there few years knows that drought in California may check out but never really leaves. 2,053 more words

Government

Paul's Mini-Reviews #6

The last group of Mini-Reviews worked out rather well for me, as I wrote each of them as soon as I was done watching the film, as opposed to writing eight or nine of them in one sitting. 2,794 more words

Movie Reviews

Elizabeth Warren pushes back at banks

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is firing back at some of the Wall Street banks that reportedly are weighing withholding political contributions to Democrats unless she reins in her rhetoric about large financial institutions. 251 more words

Senate

NY's Chuck Schumer is the anti-Elizabeth Warren and he's rising!

From the Daily Beast here:

The New York senator’s ascension would be good news for Wall Street—his top five contributors from 1989 through 2014 were the employees and political action committees of Goldman Sachs ($543,000), Citigroup Inc.

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D. Politics

The Prairie Cinema

“It is Tuesday, isn’t it?” I ask.

The local theater in this small Midwestern town looks shabby, dark, and uninviting. The October air is too chilly for waiting by the door, and yet Gary and I don’t want to give up so easily.   406 more words

Travel

Kowtowing To Wall Street Trumps Religious Freedom

Just ask Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, because he will be remembered as the poster child for being on the receiving end of a Cookie Lyon beat down with a broom. 283 more words

Income Equality

I would prefer not to

The paths of rebellion are just few. You may choose to fight the system, aiming at destroying it or you may create antithetical models, thus proving the mediocrity of the normal standards of behaviour, just like European aesthetes did in the nineteenth century with the purpose of undermining the pillars of bourgeois values such as materialism, respectability and the pursuit of wealth. 660 more words

Literature And Society