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Return of the Pharaohs

First quarter of my freshman year in college, I took an ancient history course. Fascinated I was with early civilizations, and the art, culture, and politics they developed over thousands of years of thinking things over.

 

Defending the One Percent

It seems puzzling that Harvard University would grant tenure, let alone appoint someone to be the chairman of its economics department, who fundamentally doesn't believe in economics.

 

Scalia's Devastating Dissent

Justice Scalia finally made us proud.

In common with the vast majority of progressives I have considered our two Italian - American Justices to be running dogs of right wing conservatives / corporatists; borderline demi-fascists.

 

When A Tornado Isn't The Only Destructive Force

We grieve for those lost in Oklahoma's tragedy, as we did for victims of recent hurricanes and tornadoes, but denial of science keeps us from addressing climate change's role in these unnatural disasters.

 

Two Birds With One Stone?

Here's a proposal that can help with two major current issues: Raise the taxes on bullets. Adding, for example, ten dollars to the cost of a box of bullets will discourage their purchase and help with the country's deficit problems.

 

Bad Gas Not Normally This Much of A Problem

Its March 18th, do you know where your podcast is? On this date in history back in1937, 298 school children experienced the worst gas of their lives, and not the kind that would provide their schoolmates with smirks, giggles, and sour smells.

 

These Rats Are Still On Their Sinking Ship

Instead of stalling senseless sequester slashing, the GOP prefers to prove a point by sinking a ship instead of saving it -- but it's their Party's that's submerging slowly.

 

A Tribe Called Sequester

It’s Thursday February 28th! Do you know where your podcast is? On this day in history back in 1861, the U.S. Congress created Colorado Territory. They didn’t actually create anything.

 

Bleeding Hearts Vs Heartless Beasts

Bleeding Hearts Vs Heartless Beasts

The President's leftward lean in his Address made hardy liberals' hearts beat faster, while Boehner's stony, silent stare made you wonder if his heart beat at all.