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Zibaldone Paperblog Pick in Politics

Ode to Zibaldone

Scribbling. All it takes is a margin of an agenda paper or the back of an envelope. I don’t remember when I started doing it—I’ve been writing my own blend of fiction, facts, and... Read more

Local Election Endorsements Paperblog Pick in Politics

Local Election Endorsements

I have always normally voted against incumbent office-holders, as a matter of principle, because power corrupts, and rotation in office is democratically healthy. Read more


  • Doing the Math

    Doing Math

    Erich Fromm once defined evil as “attraction to what is dead, decaying, lifeless, and purely mechanical.” Certainly Fromm doesn’t hold the cachet he once did,... Read more

    2 hours, 7 minutes ago by   Steveawiggins
  • Class Membership As Self-Identified By Americans

    Class Membership Self-Identified Americans

    I just thought this from the Gallup Poll was interesting. Gallup says: Gallup has, for a number of years, asked Americans to place themselves -- without any... Read more

    5 hours, 18 minutes ago by   Jobsanger
  • An Unintended Consequence Of Trump's Travel Ban

    Unintended Consequence Trump's Travel

    (Cartoon image is by David Fitzsimmons in the Arizona Daily Star.) Donald Trump was surprised at the negative reaction to his executive orders banning muslims... Read more

    5 hours, 20 minutes ago by   Jobsanger
  • Americans Don't Trust Trump To Deal With Russia

    Americans Don't Trust Trump Deal With Russia

    Donald Trump may think his Russian problems are behind him, especially with congressional members of Congress trying to block any investigations of improper... Read more

    5 hours, 22 minutes ago by   Jobsanger
  • Trump's War On The Media Is Dangerous To Democracy

    Trump's Media Dangerous Democracy

    (Cartoon image is by Rick McKee in the Augusta Chronicle.) The narcissist in the White House has demonstrated his thin skin by declaring war on any media that... Read more

    5 hours, 24 minutes ago by   Jobsanger
  • Pak Pong Ju Visits S. Hamgyo’ng

    Pong Visits Hamgyo’ng

    Pak Pong Ju and Ri Jong Guk at the February 8 Vinalon Factory. Photo: Rodong Sinmun DPRK state media reported on February 26, 2017 (Sunday) State Affairs... Read more

    6 hours, 35 minutes ago by   Michael_nklw
  • The Photos That Caused All the Furor

    Photos That Caused Furor

    Here’s a webpage trashing me that some retarded cunt wasted a couple of hours of her insipid life creating. This stupid bitch even blacked out the faces of the... Read more

    The 27 February 2017 by   Calvinthedog
  • Signs and Portents

    Signs Portents

    Horror movies are, of course, more than escapism. Although it’s taken many years academics are starting to pay some attention to them. Read more

    The 27 February 2017 by   Steveawiggins
  • Congratulations To New DNC Chairman Tom Perez

    Congratulations Chairman Perez

    The Democratic National Committee (DNC) finally has a new chairman. On Saturday, the DNC members elected Tom Perez (pictured) to lead them. It took two ballots... Read more

    The 27 February 2017 by   Jobsanger
  • Father Of Slain Navy SEAL Refused To Meet With Trump

    Father Slain Navy SEAL Refused Meet With Trump

    (Photo of Bill Owns holding a picture of his son Ryan is from The Miami Herald.) Donald Trump ordered an attack by Navy SEAL's in Yemen after being president... Read more

    The 27 February 2017 by   Jobsanger