Category Archives: Socialism?

Packages for the Homeless: “Got Empathy?”

Tuesday, November 12th 2019   Traveling through Harvard Square today, I stop by the homeless guy with all the clever signs outside the Coop.  Today’s reads:  “GO AHEAD, MAKE MY DAY.” Then I cross the street to give a package … Continue reading

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Election Day – Crazed and Confused

Tuesday, November 5th 2019 Driving my daughter to school today we pass the public park at Cambridge Common and what do I see but my new Homeless Buddies, Victor and Michael.  And because I had just picked up some new … Continue reading

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Helping People is Just Not that Hard

October 22nd 2019 All this stuff cost me $25 bucks:   This modest haul -plus $5 of vitamin C cough drops- is enough to make TWELVE packages worth of stuff to hand out to homeless people. Each bag in this … Continue reading

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Tim Black’s Review of Bernie Ad

Thursday, October 17th 2019 Rising Up | Bernie 2020 [4:55]:   And this brother here, Tim Black, is not perfect but I’m completely down with him and his take on the evisceration of Bernie by the MSM.   This New … Continue reading

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The Poor are Not Making You Poor

October 2019   There’s a lot to say on this topic, but this cartoon just sums it the hell UP. ♣

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Boston Climate Strikers in the News

Friday, September 20th 2019 Gavin and ClaraJane lifting their voices outside the Massachusetts State House. In this Channel 4WBZ News’ coverage at 5 o’clock you can see me and Victor’s “We Need Earth!” sign at about 0:55 seconds: https://boston.cbslocal.com/2019/09/20/global-climate-strike-boston-city-hall-plaza-state-house-greta-thunberg/   WCVB … Continue reading

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Pete Buttigieg on Abortion

July 2019 Let’s take a moment to appreciate Mayor Pete’s unequivocal answer to this tired old misogynistic political football trope (from the first 2020 Democratic Debate): Pete Buttigieg with the only acceptable answer RE: “late term abortions:” Buttigieg: I think … Continue reading

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