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"Dump this dog and start over"

Now that Bill Moyers is ending Bill Moyers Journal...

... (here) is there any reason to own a teebee?

I say No! One less addiction! And detox doesn't take all that long; only a year or so.... Read below the fold...

Other than that, Mr. Ackroyd, how was the farce?

And you thought pinning the bogometer on public option was no longer possible. Jay Ackroyd:

The only argument in opposition to a public option is that it will lower executive compensation and shareholder value in the health care industry.

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"An active member of a small clique"

Haw.

Maybe somebody could add this link to the "What Do You Want To See Fixed at Open Left" thread. Just a thought. And do feel free to propagate to the lists. Read below the fold...

Enjoy fish while you can

Ian Welsh. The BC salmon fishery is collapsing, just like the Grand Banks cod fishery already has. Once again, Charles Eisenstein:

Essentially, for the economy to continue growing and for the (interest-based) money system to remain viable, more and more of nature and human relationship must be monetized. For example, thirty years ago most meals were prepared at home; today some two-thirds are prepared outside, in restaurants or supermarket delis. A once unpaid function, cooking, has become a "service". And we are the richer for it. Right? ...

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Declare independence

Violet finds an amazing article in the Guardian; turns out men broke everything and now women are taking the lead in fixing it all (haw; and haw). I'm going to cut to the chase on values, and then give the background. On values, green venture capitalist Halla Tómasdóttir: Read below the fold...

p0wned

See Marcy on How Dick Cheney Cowed Obama.

She's got a timeline and everything! Read below the fold...

If Soros is funding HCAN't...

... he should take away their money. Letsgetitdone writes:

In my other life, in the field of Knowledge Management, I sometimes work on the idea of reflexivity, a favorite notion of George Soros’s, and also on complex systems, a field having to do with the rise, maintenance, and fall of various types of systems, including human organizations of various kinds. Both of these notions are closely related to the idea that to some degree at least we make our own realities, or, as some in systems theory put it, we constantly "bring forth our world."

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Never happen

Fear the cloud

Blub

Missed this one at time. Doesn't April, 2009 seem like a long, long time ago?

Just adding to my incredibly superficial knowledge of feminist waves, here. Read below the fold...

The Georgia Greens and Black mass incarceration

Bruce Dixon, here:

In Georgia, our Green Party will look a lot like a red, black and green party. We are confident that with black majorities or near majorities in many of the state's largest counties, including several outside metro Atlanta, that some of these contests are eminently winnable by Green candidates willing to place the issue of mass incarceration squarely on the political front burner. We will be recruiting and training those candidates and the people who want to work with them to change this failed and destructive social policy.

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Too, too easy

"What do you want to see fixed at Open Left"?

May I suggest (well, no, actually) fixing Open Left's censorship of single payer?

Readers, do feel free to make suggestions along those lines.... Read below the fold...

Comment of the day

We are H. Candace Gorman

Dan at Pruning Shears writes:

H. Candace Gorman is “a civil rights/human rights lawyer in Chicago who is representing two Guantánamo detainees pro bono.” Here is the latest on her Kafkaesque trip through our extralegal nonjudicial system for detainees:

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