EXTREME POLITICS - The late Pope John Paul II wrote an encyclical in 1996 condemning Western societies for creating and maintaining a “culture of death.”
TWO PERCENT FACTOR - Wherever and whenever obscenely rich people existed, they always protected their wealth and the privileges that come with it from the majority of non-wealthy people working for them and around them.
POLITICAL WATCH - I work hard to make ends meet for my family. But as an educator in West Virginia, that’s hard sometimes — especially with child care to pay for.
TRUMPLICANS - I grew up in canoe country, becoming a guide in the Minnesota Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness as a young man.
THE EASTSIDER - I would not care about Senator Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) except for the fact that he’s personally basking in the glory of screwing the entire United States as he plays around selling his vote. Two recent articles explain what he really is, and it ain’t pretty.
DEFENSE SPENDING - Perennial claims about precision "smart bombs" by the Pentagon and its boosters have been proven false again and again around the world, by the corpses of civilians—dehumanized as "collateral damage"—killed by U.S. weaponry.
UNION MEMBERS - A handful of workers at the Dollar General In the small Connecticut town of Barkhamsted had grown frustrated last September at being poorly treated by a district manager, amid allegations that sexual harassment was ignored.
THE DOCTOR IS IN - You and I must cannot, nor must not, ignore the era in which we now find ourselves: in contrast to the true "Great Awakening" of the Renaissance that brought Western civilization out of the Dark Ages to combat the Great Enemy of political, religious, artistic ignorance...