Go to GoodReads, search on Hunter S. Thompson, and you’ll get first-page results like this:
“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming ‘Wow! What a Ride!’”
Our discussion: Interpreting the Minimum Wage Debate; What does it all mean?
The Minnesota Democratic Farmer-Labor Party with a super-majority sticks it to workers, again.
Interesting how these Democrats can control wages to remain at poverty levels but they can't control and redistribute wealth back to the workers who create it.
Once again working people who are experiencing a cost-of-living crisis have been screwed by the Democrats.
Representing casino workers engaged in union organizing campaigns in the Indian Gaming Industry, I pay close attention to elections on Indian Reservations as I do with politics in general in the three states I work in--- Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.
Many Indian Reservations just held their Primary Elections.
Each and every Indian Reservation engaged in gaming is now thoroughly corrupt and crooked; just like the state and federal governments they work with, hand-in-hand. Like with politics generally, seldom is found an honest tribal politician.
We have a crisis in this country confronting working class families - one that politicians and the media refuse to acknowledge.
It's the "cost-of-living crisis."
The following letter to the editor published in the Broward County Sun Sentinel. More letters like this are needed across the country:
March 31, 2014
Every time an increase in the minimum wage is requested, there's an outcry that the sky will fall.
However, it's really not an increase — it is an adjustment to keep up with rising prices. The ones hurt the most when prices go up are the poor and the middle class, whose salaries haven't increased.
The New York Times ran this article, but omitted any mention of the role the Military-Industrial Complex plays in climate change; something the U.N. has also omitted.
Click "read more" for my perspective, as originally published at Canadian Dimension.
We hear a lot about how people are "free" because they have the right to vote.
When you think about this "right" to vote though, do you ever think about what we have the right to vote on and vote for?
Do you ever think about how what we vote for is just ignored?