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Market Basket Saga Continues As Workers Defy Back to Work Order

Living in a community where there are two Market Basket grocery stores within a short drive, I have been fascinated and inspired by the courage and commitment of the employees to stand up against corporate greed and demand the return of the former CEO, Arthur T. Show More Summary

Political Scammers: A Giant ‘I Told You So’

Move America Forward has been caught, along with the "Tea Party Express," Sal Russo, Russo + Marsh and Freedom PAC, et al. I've told you about these creeps since 2005, when I was one of the first reporters on the scene and I have faithfully chronicled their misdeeds under various guises over the years. Show More Summary

GOPs go home to explain why they should be re-elected

"It was a remarkable two days of legislative dysfunction, even for congressional Republicans, who have been pushing the limits of unhinged governance." The New York Times. Continue reading ?

Analyzing Fantasy Does Not Produce Facts

You can't fundamentally misdiagnose the malady and expect to make any other than accidental progress in curing the disease. Continue reading ?

Great Expectorations

American political rhetoric and debate has become as archaic as Greco-Roman wrestling, and almost as fun to watch. Continue reading ?

NY Times Editorial: Federal Government Should Repeal Ban on Pot

In an editorial in today’s NY Times, the editorial board called on the federal government to repeal the ban on pot, citing that in the “more than 40 years since Congress passed the current ban on marijuana,” the ban has inflicted “great...Show More Summary

Packing Heat in the Brothers’ ’Hood

  by Walter Brasch   A group of white gun-rights advocates plan to sling rifles, shotguns, and semi-automatic assault weapons onto their bodies, and walk through a Black neighborhood in Houston. What could possibly go wrong with that?!...Show More Summary

Market Basket Employees Are a Powerful Testament to the Power of the People

State Rep. Renny Cushing of Hampton just spoke at #MarketBasket rally. “This is a watershed moment in history.” @seacoastonline — Jason Schreiber (@Schreibernews) July 25, 2014 Local media is covering today’s employee rally at Market Basket’s headquarters in Tewksbury, MA and the board meeting that is also under way in Boston. Show More Summary

Standoff Continues Between Market Basket Employees and New Management

Yesterday I stopped by my local Market Basket in Newburyport, to see if they might have a few things I needed, although the stock on their shelves continue to dwindle, I was able to pick up the few necessities I stopped in for. I spent sometime there yesterday talking with a few employees I have gotten to know over my years of shopping there. Show More Summary

Market Basket Employees Take A Stand Against New Management

I’m a loyal Market Basket customer. I shop at the Newburyport, MA store at least 3 – 4 times a week. I know many of the employees, some who are old friends, some who are just so pleasant with the customers that you can’t help but like them. Show More Summary

Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right …

The jihad against Civilization continues on all fronts. The Left blogosphere manages to split over boycotting and sech, and the Right blogosmear™ crows that anyone on the Left fights, not fully apprehending what it's like to think NOT in lockstep or speak in NOT in lockjaw.... Continue reading ?

Sixty Years of Poverty in the United States

Pew Research has released a new report that highlights post-recession statistics on multi-generational living, as a means of getting by in an economy that has been slow to recover. Pew Research notes in the report, “the declining employment...Show More Summary

Federal Judge in California Rules State’s Death Penalty is Unconstitutional

I’ve never been a fan of the death penalty. Needless to say, today’s ruling by a federal judge in Orange County, California, that the death penalty is unconstitutional, comes as good news in my opinion. U.S. District Judge Cormac J.Show More Summary

Governor Patrick Offers to Help Children Crossing South Western Border

Unlike governors in some states who are turning their backs on the child refugee crisis in the south west, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick stepped up today and said he wanted to help the child refugees that have been crossing the border into the U.S. Show More Summary

America’s Child Refugee Crisis

As a single mother who raised a child alone in American, I know full well what a difficult task that is, especially struggling through poverty through most of the years that I raised my daughter alone. When I read the stories about the...Show More Summary

Cheney Gets Heckled on His Un-Truth Parade

At a Politico playbook lunch in Washington, D.C., today featuring former Vice President Dick Cheney, a heckler was escorted out of the event: Cheney, one of the architects of the Iraq War, has been making the media circuit in recent weeks, continually trying to pin the blame on President Obama for the recent unrest and increasing problems in Iraq. Show More Summary

MoDo Beclowns Her Clownself

... and for years now the Times has decided that Maureen Dowd calling every female politician in the nation a bitch is a good use of that platform. (Salon, 'Hack List #10') Continue reading ?

Crossing the Rubio Con

The mothers of those killed in our increasingly savage and deadly environmental disasters will confront those deniers with tears of rage and grief asking: YOU KNEW ABOUT THIS AND YOU DID NOTHING. Why? WHY? Continue reading ?

Mine Eyes Have Seen the Gory

At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected? I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us. It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide. Continue reading ?

City Of L.A. Announces Halt to Detaining Undocumented Immigrants Without Court Order or Arrest Warrant

Citing constitutional concerns, the city of Los Angeles announced today that have put a halt to detaining undocumented immigrants for ICE without either a court order or and arrest warrant. In announcing the decision, Mayor Eric Garcetti and...Show More Summary

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