Category Archives: Group groping

Group psychosis

I was just reading this morning, in an archeological book, about how scientists actively suppress information that goes against the grain. By my nature I am a justice seeker,  and so want to read malevolence into the process. There is … Continue reading

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Lost in translation?

I learned, to my great surprise, that my remedy to homelessness and addiction, which is to shelter and feed them but otherwise leave them be, is “ignorant,” and that I am advocating “isolation.” Hmmm … Just to clarify, isolation is … Continue reading

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In praise of rock throwers

There is a new book out, Keeping the Wild, a compilation of essays and articles edited by George Wuerthner, Eileen Crist, and Tom Butler. I have not read it but will, and wanted to promote it here as it was … Continue reading

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Spotted recently on the blogs: A thinking person

Obama (as himself only) can do more good things working as a gradualist within the system we have (e.g., making ugly compromises that water down programs, postponing unpopular measures until they’re politically acceptable, launching acts of war in a measured … Continue reading

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The case for banning Polish Wolf

Sophism: apparently clever but flawed argument: an argument or explanation that seems very clever or subtle on the surface but is actually flawed, misleading, or intended to deceive. Part of the indignity among progressives who hold false-flag liberals in low … Continue reading

Posted in Demobats, Group groping, Health Care, History as it is rewritten, Hope and change, Labor, Malleable mealy Jon Tester, Montana Politics, Political campaigns, Right Wingers, Social Security, Taxes, The Liberal Media, Wars of Aggression, Wedge Issues | 20 Comments

Passing notes

We went for a drive yesterday, on advice of our neighbor, to look at the “threat” posed us by the current wild fire. We drove to the top of a nearby hill, thinking we would see how far away the … Continue reading

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The security of the herd

I have often written here and elsewhere that “Democrats are the problem.” If it were that simple, of course, then Republicans would be a logical alternative. Alas, neither party offers much in the way of hope or change. And it … Continue reading

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Obtuse and incurious

Without the habit of correct observation, no one can ever excel or be successful in his profession. Observation does not consist in the mere habitual sight of objects – in a kind of vague looking-on, so to speak – but … Continue reading

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Kept in the dark, fed shit

A commenter notes below that Well, Mark, the majority of Americans supported both wars when they were started. You can’t just end a war when 51% of the people have changed their minds. And half of people also support the … Continue reading

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On Poobahs, Archdruids, tribal drums and polarization

Many, many years ago, when I had just bolted from the right wing, I joined the local branch of the Sierra Club in Billings, Montana. There were maybe ten of us, and with such numbers posed a lethal threat to … Continue reading

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