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Personal Responsibility

It seems that personal responsibility would foster social responsibility. Accepting, in most cases, an individual’s actions will have an impact beyond the individual, I believe that most individuals will choose to avoid or at least mitigate harm to others. Taking … Continue reading

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No Apathy

We owe it to ourselves to look out for each other. Another profound offering from Moyers & Company- http://billmoyers.com/episode/full-show-capitalism’s-‘sacrifice-zones’/

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Rich People

I live in an area that is the seasonal home to affluence. Families with money- cold, hard cash out the wazoo- have had tasteful cottages here for generations. We are among the working class that provides services to those people. … Continue reading

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Romney’s Reality

Governor Romney needs help. Today he suggested that recent college grads take risks and even borrow money from their parents to improve their own fortunes http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_ROMNEY?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2012-04-27-19-06-52. He must be living in the parallel universe where we aren’t experiencing a global depression. … Continue reading

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Geithner Gabs

Mr. Geithner made the following remarks, as reported by the LA Times www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-geithner-20120405,0,1222008.story, he said, “manufacturing is coming back, with factory payrolls up by more than 400,000 since the start of 2010.” Then he said, “Household debt is down 17 percentage points relative to … Continue reading

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Born Honest

Frontline aired this piece on Brooksley Born’s proposal for regulating the derivative markets a while ago. It is relevant today. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/warning/view/

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People Power

Below are informational links outlining some of the ways individuals in these United States are victimized by behemouth entities and industries. Corporations are not people. Entities should not be allowed to buy elections and indenture the people in this country … Continue reading

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Pavlov’s People

A newspaperman happened to be walking beside me on the street. His face was familiar. Before he knew what had happened, he was the subject of a personal interview. He revealed that he was in the military, in Europe, between … Continue reading

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60s Redux

It’s beginning to look a lot like- the sixties, everywhere you go… http://studentactivism.net/2011/11/20/ten-things-you-should-know-about-fridays-uc-davis-police-violence

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It’s Mine

Here I am, up late for me. I have my headphones on. I have to tell you, they’re Bose and OMG I love them, yes I do, they send a thrill right up my splintered, materialistic spine. See, my dirty … Continue reading

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