Monthly Archives: August 2016

Basic income is a freedom issue

See this article. It’s not that a basic income would make us lazy. The real fear of the corporations and rich folk opposed to it is that it would give us freedom from their slave labor pool. But I thought … Continue reading

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Jesse Graff makes history

On American Ninja Warrior, being the first woman to ever complete stage one of the finals in Las Vegas.

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Bless the Broken Road

Edgar family band on AGT last night. They are one of my favorites and I hope they make the finals.

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US media IS a reality show

Because that’s all they’ll report on. It’s all about entertainment now and since Trump is an entertainer he gets lots of free press. It sells ads and that is their only concern. Anything of substance, like Clinton’s proposal on mental … Continue reading

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Kaepernick: Protest IS Patriotic

So argues Hartmann in this clip, given all the political correctness by conservatives claiming Kaepernick is unpatriotic for sitting down during the national anthem.

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Apple lied about its taxes

See this Reich FB post. First Apple lies about paying its US taxes, then lies to the EU about its taxes there. The EU has caught them in their lie and says Apple owes them $14.5 billion in back taxes. … Continue reading

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Greenwald on the media & questions about the Clinton Foundation

See this from Democracy Now. A brief Greenwald excerpt below. See the article for much more. “Well, I mean, the problem here is that the context in which this is all taking place is that the Republicans have nominated this … Continue reading

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Colbert on Trump’s health report

Yeah, the bogus report that Trump wrote and got some hack to sign off on.

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George St. Pierre returns

According to this story he will return and fight Connor McGregor. I don’t know if this is real or not. If so, I hope he fights better than he did against his last opponent, Hendricks, which he barely won by … Continue reading

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Thakchoe on ultimate truth and reality

From his book The Two Truths Debate (which is available for free┬áhere): “Gorampa argues that ultimate truth is ontologically unconditioned, and hence it is not a dependently arisen phenomenon; it is distinct from empirical phenomenon in every sense of the … Continue reading

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