Tag Archives: U.S. Supreme Court

I’m with Bernie: ‘A grotesque level of inequality…’

That’s the real issue, isn’t it? I’ve been a political junkie my entire life, but never have I been so afraid for the future of representative democracy in the United States. Citizens United has made a mockery of any semblance … Continue reading

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Racism where the sidewalk ends

Life in sunny Tucson is good. I’m sunny most of the time but shit happens that’s hard to take. What I wanted to write about today was last weekend’s stimulating, fun Tucson Festival of Books; finding my mother-of-the-groom dress in … Continue reading

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If it’s good enough for my kid…

Then, and only then, is it good enough for yours…otherwise blah, blah, blah. Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) decides that his kid should have the same opportunity to love someone and make a commitment like the senator and his wife have … Continue reading

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Addendum to “Journalism” post

I referred to the famous line from “Network” in my Oct. 17 “Journalism” post. Apparently, Carl Paladino, or Crazy Carl, the nutty N.Y. Republican nominee for governor, has co-opted “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take this … Continue reading

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