Tag Archives: antiwar

Since you asked…


Warning: Pop culture references ahead. Sorry if you don’t watch HBO. It’s a strange experience for Greens: getting asked what we think. It does happen, though, usually at times like just about now. Yeah, Sanders. Whenever the Titanic parties seem … Continue reading

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PANIC TIME!


Fair Warning:  The following is about the ups & downs of “third” parties in California.  If that’s not your thing, click over to my Link Collection for general education and entertainment.  I’m always adding stuff there. My alert readers (both … Continue reading

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Our corner of the world ten years ago


On this anniversary of the beginning of the invasion of Iraq, a little nod to everyone who was with us on Feb. 15th, 2003,  the largest coordinated protest in the history of the world, which most American politicians chose to … Continue reading

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SPELLING IT OUT FOR YOU


The one comment I received two posts ago, and it was a good one, mentioned how the media make much of the current forms of communication:  text messaging, Facebook, Twitter, etc.  I sometimes think the “news” is a commercial for … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, back in the County…


While exciting things are happening in Egypt, Bahrain, Wisconsin, and other exotic places, it occurred to me that some of my readers might not know each other, so this is just to make some introductions and give you some places … Continue reading

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Doubling Down


Out of eight entries in nine months, only four comments from readers. That makes me wonder whether anyone is reading, and whether anyone wants to pursue the kind of group process I was hoping for when I started the blog. … Continue reading

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“I’m Earl Scheib and I’ll endorse ANYTHING for only $29.95.”


How many of us even remember Earl Scheib?  No matter.  The point is:  What the hell does it matter to anyone that Earl Scheib endorses something?  (…which he did not.  He’s long dead, of course.) If you’ve been active with … Continue reading

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“THESE HONORED DEAD”


It comes up from time to time in antiwar circles: What attitude do we take toward those who died fighting on the “wrong” side?  Does it make sense to do things in honor of our people who followed the wrong … Continue reading

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Whom I Don’t Know


Tom mentioned “infiltrators in the local peace movement” as a topic we might take up.  (No, I’m not using the royal “we”.  I consider comments received to be part of the blog.) This really brings up the subject of ANY … Continue reading

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