Category Archives: Stimulus Plan

Losing Track in the Heat

A massive drought, the worst since the Dust Bowl years of the thirties, and the hottest July ever recorded with more of the same in August, and the Mississippi River shrinking to the point where soon no one will be … Continue reading

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The Surreal World of Blue Dogs and Apologizing for Staving Off Catastrophe

Yep – Blue Dogs – you know those guys – conservative Democrats committed to pro-business anti-labor anti-government financial positions, and kill-’em-all national security positions, and more than willing to agree with the Republicans against the uppity common people, and against … Continue reading

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