December 2017 archive

Dec 27

The Russian Connection: Putin’s Useful Idiots

Who benefits most from Donald Trump, the GOP and conservative news outlets attacking the credibility of Robert Mueller, the investigation into Trump’s Russian connections, the FBi and US intelligence agencies? The is only one answer, Vladimir Putin. Diminishing the global standing of the US has been Putin’s goal since the fall of the Soviet Union. …

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Dec 27

AT&T Bogus Bonus

The Wednesday before Christmas just after the corporate tax cut bill was passed by congress, telecom giant AT&T announced it would give it employees a $1000 bonus after the tax bill was signed. Telecom giant AT&T was quick to respond to news of U.S. tax reform, announcing it would give some employees bonuses once the …

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Dec 27

The Breakfast Club (Three French Hens)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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Dec 26

Hessians

A reprint from 2007 but as true today as it ever was. As U.S. troops return to Iraq, more private contractors follow By Warren Strobel and Phil Stewart, Reuters WASHINGTON Wed Dec 24, 2014 1:17am EST The U.S. government is preparing to boost the number of private contractors in Iraq as part of President Barack …

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Dec 26

Boxing Day

Boxing Day. On the day after Christmas… In feudal times the lord of the manor would give boxes of practical goods such as cloth, grains, and tools to the serfs who lived on his land. Many years ago on the day after Christmas servants would carry boxes to their employers when they arrived for their …

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Dec 26

The Breakfast Club (Two Turtles Doves)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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Dec 25

Let There Be Peace On Earth

Dec 25

The Queen’s Speech

  Well, if you were watching the Doctor marathon on BBC America you would have seen it already. I told you about Acela didn’t I? Liz is a sport she is. It may seem a little Jesusy for me to feature but don’t forget she’s like the Pope of Episcopalians.

Dec 25

Happy Life Day!

Ok, so it’s the worst Holiday special ever. It’s still canon and you are responsible for the material.

Dec 25

The Breakfast Club (A Toast to Innocence)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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Dec 24

The Ghosts of Christmas Eve

It ain’t Dickens. Narrated by Ossie Davis with the music of the Trans Siberian Orchestra. The Ghosts of Christmas Eve In this room where shadows live And ghosts that failed learn time forgives Welcome, friends, please stay awhile Our story starts with one small child Who spends this night in attics dark Where dreams are …

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Dec 24

Merry Christmas – 2017

Merry Christmas – 2016 “A Hallelujah Christmas” (originally by Leonard Cohen) I’ve heard about this baby boy Who’s come to earth to bring us joy And I just want to sing this song to you It goes like this, the fourth, the fifth The minor fall, the major lift With every breath I’m singing Hallelujah …

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