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Raised rural & small town, then lived in N.Y., Chicago & LA. Widely traveled. Returned from world wandering to pursue media life of anchorman/reporter and major, medium and small market talk radio. Highly active in politics. Once worked as orderly & security in Mens Lock Ward for the Criminally Insane at a state institution. Much more rational population than current Teapublicans. Great concern for country run by and for the extreme wealthy. The inhumane current running through this country has no precedent in modern history. Follow me on Twitter @demwriter

The Ervin South Carolina Bombshell. Could It Affect Nikki Haley’s Chances?

The Ervin South Carolina Bombshell. Could It Affect Nikki Haley’s Chances?

For the first time in this mid-term election cycle, South Carolina politics suddenly got interesting. The state's just been politically "Ervinized." …

A South Carolina Candidate Biking To Nowhere And Terrible News For Vincent Sheheen

A South Carolina Candidate Biking To Nowhere And Terrible News For Vincent Sheheen

Amidst the bad progressive karma, some good news. No matter how horrific the party policies, the Republican stranglehold on South Carolina continues. Enjoy it SC right-wing radicals; it's your last…

South Carolina Congressional Races. You’ll Recognize The Winners.

South Carolina Congressional Races. You’ll Recognize The Winners.

I recently assessed the governor's race and the statewide races, all squarely in the Republican column unless all that voter fraud we've heard so much about comes rising to the…

A Great Time For Gay Marriage? Not So Fast!

A Great Time For Gay Marriage?  Not So Fast!

There are two issues guaranteed to get the wing-nuts to the polls even if they have to crawl on their bellies over barbed wire in a typhoon. The first is…

The Latest And Not Greatest Candidate News From South Carolina

The Latest And Not Greatest Candidate News From South Carolina

South Carolina has the lowest percentage of women in its legislature of any state in the union. The supreme irony is that the only elected woman whose voice remotely counts…

First There Were ‘Shock Jocks,’ Now There Are Shock Docs

First There Were ‘Shock Jocks,’ Now There Are Shock Docs

Yes, there are some shocking behaviors being noted in great numbers of doctor's offices. It's an ongoing problem and these ethical lapses could impact your care and, most certainly, your…

Who Is Lazier, The Welfare Recipient Or The Rich Guy?

Who Is Lazier, The Welfare Recipient Or The Rich Guy?

The right-wing negativity critical of those individuals receiving food stamps and other welfare benefits irritates me. The recipients are always characterized by the political extremists as "lazy."…

The Scots Say No to Separation; Much of Right-Wing America Says Yes!

The Scots Say No to Separation; Much of Right-Wing America Says Yes!

It should surprise no one that a majority of Tea Party members intensely dislike the United States, and yes, Republicans outnumbered Democrats in wanting do whatever secessionists do. …

The Heritage Foundation Hits Up The Little Guy

The Heritage Foundation Hits Up The Little Guy

The Heritage Foundation is located right in the middle of the DC power corridor and well it should be, as arguably the most powerful right-wing think tank of them all.…

The Latest Martyr To The Republican Corporate Cause

The Latest Martyr To The Republican Corporate Cause

If there was a wall of martyrdom, Maria Fernandes' name would surely be chiseled into it. Her avoidable tragedy goes back to August 25th when young Maria died in her…

There’s A New Right-Wing Crazy Train Headed Your Way. Get Off The Tracks!

There’s A New Right-Wing Crazy Train Headed Your Way. Get Off The Tracks!

Doubling down on right-wing extremism, the fed-hating, red state, Wackadoodle Express, is pulling into the station of national consciousness once more. …

Labor Day and How You Thank the Kochs’ and Big Oil for Ripping You Off

Labor Day and How You Thank the Kochs’ and Big Oil for Ripping You Off

Labor Day, the Kochs and how you thank oil companies for ripping you off. …

ALEC And Jeb Bush Are Conspiring To Kill Off Public Schools For Good

ALEC And Jeb Bush Are Conspiring To Kill Off Public Schools For Good

The most power-mad of the power-mad, the American Legislative Exchange Council, relies on easily compromised spear-carriers to dominate state legislatures and push through model-legislation designed to benefit ALEC's multi-national, special…

‘Public’ Charter Schools. Do They Really Think We’re That Dumb?

‘Public’ Charter Schools. Do They Really Think We’re That Dumb?

You've heard the term "Public Charter School." The whole thing is based on the "Charter School Growth with Quality Act." And, wouldn't you know it, it's a piece of model…

Even In Today’s Partisan Environment Pen Names Are Nothing New

Even In Today’s Partisan Environment Pen Names Are Nothing New

In the business of writing sometimes controversial and even not so controversial commentaries, it's very commonplace for the authors to use nom de plumes, or, to be less elitist,…

Robin Williams: A Tragic End With A Potentially Great Legacy

Robin Williams: A Tragic End With A Potentially Great Legacy

An imperfect and deeply troubled man died Monday. He hanged himself around noon without leaving the clue of a note unless one is later found. Behavioral deficits aside, at his…

Gun Organization Candidate Questionnaires: Be Sure To Answer RIGHT!

Gun Organization Candidate Questionnaires: Be Sure To Answer RIGHT!

A friend of mine is running for state representative. He gets a ton of questionnaires, including the two referenced in this submission. That would include the National Rifle Association of…

The Nation’s Highways Are Shot

The Nation’s Highways Are Shot

I recently foolishly, VERY FOOLISHLY, decided to drive to the activist's convention, Netroots, in Detroit. I wanted my wife and I to experience one of our favorite pathways through the…

Netroots Progessives Work Into The Weekend

Netroots Progessives Work Into The Weekend

This will be my last report from the fascinating progressive recharge called Netroots. It has been a memorable journey especially in light of the fact it was hosted by Detroit,…

Elizabeth Warren Leaves Netroots Audience Weak From Cheering And Applauding

Elizabeth Warren Leaves Netroots Audience Weak From Cheering And Applauding

You get your exercise when you attend a Warren speech. Up and down. Up and down. Yelling at the top of your lungs and applauding wildly. The audience left wanting…

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