Category Archives: Pacific Green Party

Epistemological Comment

In the last post I spoke of how the citizens of the United States are asked, by our intelligence services, to believe a whipped-up story of Russian hacking affecting the recent election.  The C.I.A., the White House, the Congress, and … Continue reading

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Identity Politics

I have a bumper-sticker critique of the identity politics that produced a Democratic Party loss, with the entire political Establishment united in favor of the Democratic Party nominee, in the recent election earlier this month. That is, Identity Politics Is … Continue reading

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Stein Was Refused Party Backing for the Recount

I am myself instructed by, and I wish to broadcast to (my few) readers the circumstantial account by Brandy Baker, a Green Party National Committee delegate from Maryland, of the recent move by Jill Stein to invite funding for the … Continue reading

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A Bitter Disappointment

Recently, on a website devoted to animal rights, appeared this evaluation of the recent election: Jill Stein’s positions were nearly identical to those of Bernie Sanders, yet progressives who supported Bernie overwhelmingly rejected the Greens. It is difficult to envisage … Continue reading

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Dropping the Pilots

My title today is a reference to a famous political cartoon of the 1890s, showing the new German Emperor, Wilhelm II, getting rid of the famed chancellor who had fashioned, politically and militarily, the creation of the very Empire which … Continue reading

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The Democratic Party’s Rejection of Progressive Politics

  You would think that prominent commentators on the Left who had assured us, for months, Don’t Worry, Clinton’s a Lock, would be pulling their horns in, at least a little, and would be cautious about saying Don’t You Worry, … Continue reading

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Bacon’s Rebellion, or The Fat’s in the Fire

My prison bound fellow intellectual Shane Greene Deer Island Correctional — oops no, that’s the prison island in Boston — Deer Ridge Correctional Institution, 3920 E. Ashwood Road, Madras  OR  97741, S. Greene managed to get a letter to Your … Continue reading

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David Lee Fry and Me

  I was incarcerated for about a month in Multnomah County Jail this summer, awaiting trial for trespassing against Fred Meyer.  While there I met David Fry, one of those armed occupiers of the Malheur federal bird sanctuary.  The last … Continue reading

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It’s Not Sexy

The destruction of the movement to protect the rights of the oppressed majority in Central America is not currently fashionable.  Why our First Black President has already gone there and apologized for “excesses,” has he not? Yet, of course, the … Continue reading

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Faith in Government

After my spouse of over twenty years swore out a restraining order on me, claiming she was in fear of her life, and went even further, testifying before a hearing of civil commitment to the effect that I was not … Continue reading

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