Category Archives: Everything We Know is Total BS

Richard G. Strauch: Aging in place (The Democratic leadership)

Wherein Mr. Strauch reminds us that the Democratic leadership in the House of Representatives are in their mid-to-late 70s. Aging in Place, very clever. I always thought well of Barbara Boxer. She spoke at a gathering of progressive lawyers and … Continue reading

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The Electoral Follies: A running stream of clips from my daily work battling hillarybots, trolls, and other pod people

April 26, 2016 https://pivotamerica.com/milliondollartrolls-trending-twitter-hillarys-paid-trolls-get-6-bernie-groups-removed-facebook-200000-subscribers/ HITLER, STALIN, AND ALL OTHER DICTATORS WOULD BE PROUD OF THE CENSORSHIP HERE IN AMERICA. Patrick Curl | April 25, 2016 | Bernie Sanders, Featured, Hillary Clinton | 9 Comments 9K25892203 9K Shares In a move … Continue reading

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A People’s History of Stock Market Crashes &c 1946-2016: The View from Below

First four sections: Abstract. Introductions. Inspiration. Operationalization, and first two chapters. Timeline of market incidents from 1928 to 2016 It is difficult to “get ahead,” as in “accumulate assets,” in today’s radically uncertain investment markets. Nevertheless, it is received opinion in the … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders wins the Interwebs! Four reasons Bernie can become our President.

The New York Times frets that Hillary’s campaign suffers from “a lack of enthusiasm.” Well yeah, duh! People keep saying that Hillary is “the one,” yet the public keeps demonstrating how reluctant they are to support a chameleon candidate whose … Continue reading

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Rightwing Media Report: NJ says-Trump Preaching to Shrinking White Electorate Creates Problems for GOP

The National Journal (NJ) is a right-wing publication in the old style, evoking a time when gentlemen with those not-sexy-at-all muttonchop whiskers respected and followed the rules of debate and eschewed logical errors. Back when I used to be a Republican … Continue reading

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The scary empleomaniacs in our midst: Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Scott Walker (eww!) and the lessers, Rand Paul, etc.

Olivia LaRosa, August 29, 2014 “A strong effort should be made to extirpate the empleomania, the eternal place-hunting, which is the bane of Spain.” — The Times (London), 3 Aug. 1854 this word tends to be used for people who … Continue reading

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Google: why don’t I see the movie “Black Orpheus” in your suggested sites?

Google, you have rushed right past mediocre and on into evil. When I began to type black o nothing came up. I had to type in the EXACT WORDS Black Orpheus to get to a website with normal info. WHY? … Continue reading

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GOP, Who Do You Think You’re Kidding! Imperiling Women’s Lives

by Olivia LaRosa, a former Republican, October 6, 2014 GOP, who do you think you’re kidding? Your party is waging a war on women, and also lying about waging a war on women.  When your National Party Chair Reince Priebus … Continue reading

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Moving the Mexican Border

NEWS DESK SEPTEMBER 20, 2014 Moving the Mexican Border BY PAUL KRAMER “The Mexican Border” is not a fixed landmark, we learn. Historically, none of our borders are made up of any more than myth. Rivers and lakes appear and … Continue reading

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3 ways to measure our economy that are not the GDP

We can measure the economy in different ways to improve human life and enhance human potential. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures government services only by the dollars spent, but not by the dollars earned by our investments in our … Continue reading

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