Articles written by: Beverly

Palin 2.0

Palin 2.0

I started wasting time on FB today realizing I hadn’t checked in with Matt Taibbi recently.  I stumbled across his post, Sarah Palin’s Impressively Incoherent ‘Duck Dynasty’ Comments.   Maybe he meant “inappropriate,” I don’t know.  Apparently, she has no […]

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LA Haiku: “Summer Like Liquid Night”

LA Haiku:  “Summer Like Liquid Night”

It all started here In swaying Santa Anas Arecales honed     Summer, liquid night An immortalized paean On lives on lives on…         Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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Legacy

Legacy

I haven’t seen Paul Ryan’s or Marco Rubio’s response and I don’t know if they can be classified as Tea Partiers or just self-absorbed.  But, the Tea Party has weighed in on the legacy of Nelson Mandela: Ted Cruz trashed […]

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Economics 101, more or less

Economics 101, more or less

If you’re unemployed in California these days and relying on your checks to pay such frivolities as rent and food, there’s a word you need to know: Deloitte. In the past month, a new unemployment system rollout spearheaded by Deloitte […]

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(~sigh~)

(~sigh~)

America’s government shut down three days ago. Its doors are locked. Reactionary Congressional Representatives are so obstinate that they have their shoulders and hands lodged firmly against the open door of negotiation. Common sense is not in short supply—it has […]

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Labor

Labor

You might wonder why we celebrate Labor Day. You might wonder why people united to form unions. Because a picture is worth a thousand words, many pictures about the history of laborers are worth many thousand words.   H  A  P  P  Y    […]

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Twain

Twain

A lot of you have weighed in on our system of “justice” that occurred last night as the jury returned a verdict that Zimmerman is “not guilty.” Well, maybe that means he’s not innocent. I got the news about Zimmerman […]

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beached

beached

        The sun died that day dissipating as a remote sphere an agonizing day under a beautifully dying sea Remembering desperately clutched half-empty glass bottles and half-cut straws? All too keen on seeking emotional obstruction. “Perish now […]

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featureless

featureless

    I am darkness nocturnal a faceless structure inside the towering night Brown hands propel vacuums scouring hollow hallways devoid of business waiting for the daylight people, watch office floors mopped clean from privileged grime now eradicated… by nightstalkers— […]

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Privacy?

Privacy?

As a companion post to The Enablers of the Constitution Deconstruction, it is clear that constitutionality of recent actions by the NSA and PRISM need futher scrutiny. The NSA data collection goes far beyond telegraph messages or even J. Edgar […]

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