Riding To Work In The State’s ‘Most Dangerous City’…Corporate Journalism Comes To Town…Fighting The Farce of ‘Fake News’…Trump Is The New Nixon…Proposed AG Considers Jailing Journalists…Saudi Arabia Is A Savage Land…Time For A Unified Ireland, Independent Scotland…And On And On, … Continue reading Oppression at the Ice Box and Gonzo Headlines
Goddamn, 36 – 36 years and at least 11 more than they thought I’d get. What sordid beast have I become? A news writer, clawing through headlines and press releases, official statements and voicemails, like a feral cat in a … Continue reading 36
The agony of seeing what the people of this country have become grows worse by the day. The nation as a whole has always been what it is today – a land built upon oppression and exploitation – but the … Continue reading When Will We Learn?
It’s been quite some time since I’ve taken to the old blog page to chart my thoughts – I’ve found other outlets for my words and ideas and had considered the blog page a thing of the past, a relic … Continue reading An Attack on the Press is an Attack on the People
“Men do not shape destiny, destiny produces the man for the hour.” – Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz I came to admire Fidel Castro over years of what some would call indoctrination, a time in my life when I began taking note … Continue reading In Defense Of A Fallen Comrade
In the age of neo-liberalism, where a corporate elitist with a well-documented bloodlust can be put forth as the epitome of American liberalism, it’s difficult to be a Socialist – and I don’t mean the Coke & Rum Socialism of Sen. … Continue reading The Beat Goes On (or: How Neo-Liberalism Destroyed the Democratic Party)
The long dead bodies of the 1908 Chicago Cubs must have returned for Dia de los Muertos and, after regaining their bearings from being raised from the tomb and brought to Cleveland rather than Chicago’s North Side, touched the bats … Continue reading Bedlam!