Monthly Archives: October 2015

Cultural Inertia

Reading the review given by the dogged police reform advocate Dan Handelman, of Portland Copwatch, of the most recent time-wasting public meeting supposedly devoted to citizen oversight of the Portland police, the enormity of the change necessary to effect real … Continue reading

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Reality Winks In and Out of Existence

The Cascadia Chapter of the Pacific Green Party of Oregon has a real skill at not being able to find one another at a given venue. Tonight the secretary was provided with a written exclusion notice from Lloyd Center Mall … Continue reading

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Is the Constitution Sound?

Your secretary begins this post by quoting the very spirit of the Enlightenment, he who woke I. Kant from his quote dogmatic slumbers unquote, David Hume. The book I have is an early twentieth-century reprint, the gift of the Class … Continue reading

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Hitlery Clinton Promises Two Hundred Thousand Dead Gazans

The leftish British newspaper The Guardian [hat tip to Sassy Kathy Bushman], quoting hacked documents written from the Hilary Clinton camp to a wealthy Jewish campaign donor: “Quite frankly, Israel didn’t teach Hamas a harsh enough lesson last year. True … Continue reading

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New members joined at Hempstalk

A second day at Hempstalk 2015 for the Pacific Green Party crew of Emma Lugo, Vernon Huffman, and Your Servant. Harrison Games [wrisson@gmail.com], Robyn Winters [enchantra.rlw@gmail.com], Linda Lee [lalatazlee@gmail.com], Angela Corlateanu [angelacorlateanu@hotmail.com], Vince Echeverria [vincente_smart2@yahoo.com], Brad Neal [milesheavy@gmail.com], and Matthew … Continue reading

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Periphery Meets Center : Israel the Fulcrum of Present-day

I love it when I encounter someone else who read the late great Arnold Toynbee. In the middle of last century, a towering historian, Arnold Toynbee, wrote a monumental work. His central thesis was that civilizations are like human beings: … Continue reading

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Hempstalk 2015

Vernon Huffman and I tabled for the Pacific Green Party at Hempstalk today, under the direction of Emma Lugo. Roger Alvin Lewis [ableglassworks1@yahoo.com], Melinda Ann Griffiths[thetigerfairytrap@gmail.com], Joshua Aaron Gilbert [gilbert.joshua001@gmail.com], and Elizabeth Mintz registered as members of the Party. Tabling … Continue reading

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