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A love note

November 9, 2012


To my progressives, liberals, radicals, and people seeking change, a love note: Why must we continue to look to other people/groups to make the changes we want to see happen? We look to our political party, or campaigns with people to “champion” issues we find important, or Nonprofits dedicated to social justice.  All of these […]

Prop 37 confusion

November 7, 2012


I’m confused. I’m concerned. I’m thinking of moving to Colorado, where they passed some measures that actually make sense! Legalizing hemp and marijuana is a huge victory, though it will be interesting how the federal government responds.  Didn’t Obama promise not to crack down on MJ and then come down harder on dispensaries (in states […]

“progressive” party alignments, the “womens movement” and how it breaks my heart

November 6, 2012


 “‘All voting,’ says Thoreau, ‘is a sort of gaming, like checkers, or backgammon, a playing with right and wrong; its obligation never exceeds that of expediency.  Even voting for the right thing is doing nothing for it.  A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail […]