There is no existing or conceivable mechanism to allow that which does not yet exist to compete with that which is in place now and making people rich

His “New Socialist Man“ couldn’t have any of the adventure or fun Che had.

Che Guevara was compelling: good looking, intelligent, sincere, passionate, brave, ruthless, blind, visionary, obnoxious, arrogant, stern, wrong, clownish, profound, cruel. Also, his story — the story of a rebel band bringing down an empire — is ubiquitous in our post-Star Wars culture. The scenery of his life — the Sierra…

And it’s all Leopold Lojka’s fault.

This man’s three-point turn was the most consequential event in the history of the world (or not?).

Imagine you traveled back in time to June 1, 1914. You found someone who seemed to follow world politics, from any political point of view. You told this hypothetical observer that in 2021 Europe would be organized into a single entity with one currency from Poland to Portugal and people…

If we see a re-alignment…

Both parties in the American two-party system are divided. Republicans split between the country club/establishment bootlicker and the Trumpers. The Democrats divided between the corporate or “moderate” bootlickers and the Berniacs. …

One single word.

The wrapper flutters around the yard like a butterfly

What’s in a word?

The word “socialism” broke into American politics in the past few years is like the red candy wrapper carried by the wind into the prison yard on Robin’s Island in South Africa in the 1970s. For the prisoners, the world was entirely gray until this swirling flash…

The incompetent MSM / DNC attempt to red bait Bernie and boost Bloomberg would be funny is the spirit behind the attack weren’t imbued with 100+ years of determined evil

CNN and the happy talk of the likes of Pete Buttigieg can lead to mayhem and chaos.

In last night’s debate, CBS seems to have conspired to put a crowd of billionaire loving ringers for Mike Bloomberg in the audience. The network sold ads to Bloomberg during the debate, which…

I’m sick of your conspiracy theories. They are not rigging the Iowa caucuses. Shadow, Inc. is an excellent name for an election app. Jeffery Epstein committed suicide. Barack Obama campaigned on hope and change and worked hard for hope and change but was blocked by evil Republicans. Private health insurance…

Right. Funny. Presidents have literally been getting away with murder. Nothing in Washington now is likely to apply the rule of to presidents.

During the impeachment proceedings in Congress, I was constantly distracted by the charges not leveled against this president, Trump, and all of his predecessors. If the law applies to the president, then apply the law to every president. …

When slaughter is not a crime or even news, you want me to stop what I’m doing to watch a TV show called Congressional Hearing?

Only a sap doesn’t know how this show ends.

The problem with the Trump impeachment hour is that it is a show. All displays of partisanship in America are theatrical productions. If the Democrats and Republicans are enemies, why are they always praising each other at the other’s funerals? Why did the TARP bailout transfer so smoothly from Bush…

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