Posts Tagged ‘OPPORTUNITY’

March 5th, 2018 - 8:22 am § in Jefferson

My Party, The New Democrats

I have never been a member of either American party.  My problem is much longer standing then just opposition to the current failure of the GOP.  My problem  is that I am a strong adherent to the ideals put forward by the two leaders I see as defining what America should be.  Their idea is [&hel[...]

February 28th, 2018 - 10:46 am § in Jefferson

My Dream Party … The Opportunists

Like many others today, I think we need a third party. My choice?  I want to return to the American roots .. the heroes of 1775 fought not just against the King, they fought for te freedom of opportunity. The founders, the first capital A, Americans, wanted to be  free to exploit the gifts of [&he[...]

December 4th, 2016 - 10:55 am § in Donald Trump, Jefferson, Misc.

EJ Dionne is too old, too out of the fray, and too damn white curtain liberal to be taken seriously.

 Even as Clinton’s majority in the popular vote approaches two and a half million, it is time for truth telling.  The Dem Party’s focus on race, gender, immigrant status, etc. etc. is terrible With FOX News spouting its version of reality in every bar across the US, evangelicals voting[...]

October 7th, 2016 - 3:19 am § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Why would I go overseas?

“Anthony, why are you overseas?” I am overseas because I cannot find a job in the United States within my field. I am overseas because there are no jobs that pay like overseas basketball jobs. I am overseas because I don’t want to cook, or accept part time jobs working with kids. I am overseas[...]

December 13th, 2015 - 10:04 am § in Jefferson, Misc.

I am a democratic opportunist!

What is Democratic Opportunism? One reason I support Bernie Sanders is his effort to brong back respect to the words “Democratic Socialism.” I go one step further. I am not a socialist, democratic or otherwise, because I do not feel there is any intrinsic right to equal wealth to even e[...]

October 15th, 2011 - 9:36 am § in Jefferson, Schools & Colleges

US Passes Mexico in Making University Education a Privilige of the Wealthy

From Seattle Education via Amy Hagopian: Noam Chomsky on Academic Freedom and the Corporatization of Universities A partial transcript from Noam Chomsky’s talk, taken from AlterNet: A couple of months ago, I went to Mexico to give talks at the National University in Mexico, UNAM. It’s q[...]