Monthly Archives: May 2011

Absolutely brilliant. On Education vs. Prisons

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Working people: Slip sliding away

There is an underlying problem in our economy that cannot be fixed by slashing government spending, or even by raising taxes on the wealthy, although that would be a start. The underlying problem is the lack of jobs and the … Continue reading

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Capitalism and the Storage Industry

In the United States, we believe in free markets. Anything a person needs or wants provides an opportunity for someone to make a profit. Another industry exists solely to increase those needs, or to increase the intensity of those needs, … Continue reading

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About saving Social Security

A Twitter friend @SayNo2pHARMa and I were talking about how many might not know that Social Security taxes are only withheld on the first $106k in income. Withholding social security taxes from 100% of the income of high wage earners … Continue reading

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REVENGE of the RAT BASTARD BROTHER – TRAILER

Here is a trailer for my short film, Revenge of the Rat Bastard Brother featuring Terry Galloway and members of the Mickee Faust Club. It will be screening at the S.U.R.G.E. International Film Festival on May 17th at 2:45 pm … Continue reading

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Kurt Vonnegut on American Health Care, circa 1973

From his great novel, Breakfast of Champions. Dwayne’s waitress at the Burger Chef was a seventeen-year-old white girl named Patty Keene. Her hair was yellow. Her eyes were blue. She was very old for a mammal. Most mammals were senile … Continue reading

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