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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

Taxpayers Held Prisoner by the Private Prison Industry

Taxpayers Held Prisoner by the Private Prison Industry

As you're doubtless aware, assorted misdeeds and lawbreaking will land you in jail and prison for varying quantities of essentially wasted time. For those who profit off the "bad" guys…

Keep An Immigration Eye On The House Rules Committee. The Hispanic Vote’s At Stake!

Keep An Immigration Eye On The House Rules Committee. The Hispanic Vote’s At Stake!

Come Tuesday, May 27, House Majority Leader, Eric Cantor and his merry band of bigots will have ceded all Hispanic/Latino votes to the Democrats come the November 4th mid-terms. Just…

The Government’s Drug Schedule Badly Needs Rescheduling

The Government’s Drug Schedule Badly Needs Rescheduling

It's here, front and center and it's not going away. It's marijuana, a mostly still illegal derivation from the weeds and flowers of the cannabis plant. The newest term to…

Gay? Fascism Blooms Full Flower in the South Carolina Academic Community

Gay?  Fascism Blooms Full Flower in the South Carolina Academic Community

The fine for daring to practice academic freedom in the state of South Carolina has just been levied. And unlike fines for polluters and financial industry crooks, this punitive money…

Doctors, An Endangered Species Thanks To The Republicans

Doctors, An Endangered Species Thanks To The Republicans

After your next checkup, if you know your doc pretty well, take a little time and ask him/her how the insurance companies are treating him/her under the new government health…

Interstate Health Care Compact Laws and ALEC Are Inseparable!

Interstate Health Care Compact Laws and ALEC Are Inseparable!

Another front has opened up in the corporate war against ACA. It's called a Health Care Compact. …

Buried in Your Primary Ballot; Benign Questions, Huge Stakes!

Buried in Your Primary Ballot; Benign Questions, Huge Stakes!

The Republicans want the state constitution amended to reflect their position on abortion. This "question" is buried in the primary ballot.…

You’re Never Too Old To Hate

You’re Never Too Old To Hate

Continuing to play for someone like Sterling would be offensive to anyone who cares about anyone else, no matter their race, creed or color. This is a teachable moment!…

A Passionate Response To An Awful Race-Baiting Article From A Right-Wing Columnist

A Passionate Response To An Awful Race-Baiting Article From A Right-Wing Columnist

When Titans battle: Well, one Titan (syndicated columnist Kathleen Parker) and Dennis S, some obscure old guy squirreled away in an Upstate South Carolina double-wide.…

How The Media Distorts Numbers And Provides False Information To Fool Low-Wage Workers

How The Media Distorts Numbers And Provides False Information To Fool Low-Wage Workers

Print and electronic media outlets need to take responsibility for their troubling parroting of Republican "facts" that are, in fact, pure propaganda.…

If You’re A Republican Interested In Running For Office, Be Prepared To Sell Your Soul

If You’re A Republican Interested In Running For Office, Be Prepared To Sell Your Soul

One giant special interest that's out there now is the Business & Industry Political Education Committee PAC multi-page invasion of the candidate's political privacy. This year's edition is nine…

Republicans Coming Up With More Legislation to Anger President Obama

Republicans Coming Up With More Legislation to Anger President Obama

When the truth of the legislation is spelled out on the taffeta of honesty and objectivity, there could be just enough emerging thoughtful Republicans willing to become thoughtful Democrats for…

Thanks to the Koch Brothers and the Supreme Court, the Sky IS Falling!

Thanks to the Koch Brothers and the Supreme Court, the Sky IS Falling!

I want Democratic men and women, using whatever communications available to 'out' the likes of the Kochs and their ilk. We're fast approaching the last roundup.…

A Vicious Homophobic Statement by a South Carolina State Senator

A Vicious Homophobic Statement by a South Carolina State Senator

We now have an Akin/Murdouck clip 'n save emerging from the South Carolina legislative wreckage. …

An Insidious Poisoning of the Democratic Presidential Candidate Well

An Insidious Poisoning of the Democratic Presidential Candidate Well

There are myriad ways to get the extremist word out and some are downright insidious. I want to address one of the more egregious examples of the latter -- tabloids.…

About Those NSA Intrusions…What Are The Other Options?

About Those NSA Intrusions…What Are The Other Options?

It pains me to write this because on a certain level it compromises one of the greatest perks of a Democracy - privacy.…

Big Corporations coming to town. A curse or a blessing?

Big Corporations coming to town. A curse or a blessing?

There's a real racquet going in the U.S. and BMW. Many workers are hired through labor contractors for pauper's wages. And when the company feels like giving them the boot…

Naming Legislative South Carolina Anti-First Amendment Names

Naming Legislative South Carolina Anti-First Amendment Names

There are times when I can be a belaborer. This is one of those times. But it's for a good cause. The cause is furthering your understanding of the insidious…

Updating the Upchucker. Oscar Pistorius Puts On A Show

Updating the Upchucker. Oscar Pistorius Puts On A Show

A few weeks ago I submitted some pre-trial observations about South African, Oscar Pistorius, killer of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of 2/14/13. This is an update.…

Wacky CPAC On The Attack With The President and Hillary Clinton As Prime Targets

Wacky CPAC On The Attack With The President and Hillary Clinton As Prime Targets

In the political version of open mike night at the Laugh Factory, the Republicans; I'm sorry, the homophobic, extremist, radical, bigoted bible-thumping corporate and Tea Party-controlled right-wingers, wrapped up their…