Monthly Archives: March 2016

¡No Pasaran!

The thing I like  about Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton is that: both of them will appoint Supreme Court Justices I like, neither will deport 11 million undocumented immigrants in box cars, both will run the economy intelligently, without insane … Continue reading

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Not Chicago 1968, but Berlin 1932 by Robert Ross

Good article from the American Prospect: If left leaning activists are serious about their characterization of Trump as a fascist, then they better get serious about the problem of unity. PinItInstapaperEmail AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks … Continue reading

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John McCain’s Salute to a Life Long Communist: Delmer Berg

While I disagree with John McCain on many things, I did like his stand on immigration reform and also campaign finance reform and he is a giant compared with the current moral pygmies (no disrespect to pygmies intended) contesting the … Continue reading

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Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Take on Donald Trump

With apologies to Percy Bysshe Shelley and his poem Ozymandias: “I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: `Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered … Continue reading

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Love and Need

Personal relationships problems are often about the conflicts that arise from the combination or conflict of love and need, and differences in needs. I am currently supporting several friends through divorces. Meanwhile one of the young people I advise, is, … Continue reading

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The Opposite of Fear: Steven Pressfield

“All my life” Dienekes began “one question has haunted me. What is the opposite of fear?”…. “When a warrior fights not for himself, but for his brothers, when his most passionately sought goal is neither glory nor his own life’s … Continue reading

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Pablo Neruda Insight

In these dark times, I thought a Pablo Neruda Poem might help: 

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Edward Luce on Class Warfare in America

Deeply insightful article from Edward Luce in the UK Financial Times tMarch 20, 2016 12:52 pm The new class warfare in America   “Say what you like about Donald Trump, he knows his market. “I love the poorly educated,” he … Continue reading

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Trump and World War 2

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Brene Brown on Personal Boundaries, Compassion and Empathy

In conflict, it is essential as in every day life, in my view to set clear boundaries as to what is acceptable behavior on the part of other people and the consequences of not respecting your boundaries. Brene Brown in … Continue reading

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