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The Trumpashianization of America

Behold the myriad ways to ponder how we arrived at this particular time of commercialization in America. Corporations have capitalized on merchandizing, marketing, profit-making, and commodifying everything: Hollywood, Disneyland, sports, toys, food, cigarettes, booze, (add your list here), and people. Take a look at a few … Continue reading

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PARTY? What PARTY? She’s Come Undone…

I get letter after letter after email after phone call about this. It’s not just daily, but rather HOURLY at this point. (See the latest email/letter at the bottom of this rant.) Do any of us know just how much … Continue reading

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America: Enough of the TOXIC STRESS on the Middle Already!

Have you been holding your head in your hands for so long now that you realize your arms don’t belong in that place connected to the head? I teach for a living and man, and I have got to tell … Continue reading

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First, they came for my students…

We are no longer the middle and we are not the bottom, but rather a new class of worker bees: America’s teachers who have been beaten into a twenty-mule team pulling the reformer’s idea of “right choices” for students to better compete on the global stage. Most … Continue reading

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The Insidious Lie of the American Dream

T’was the night before MayDay and all through the land Every worker left stranded held a vote in their hand When all of the town bell towers struck thirteen The people all realized the lie of an American dream For … Continue reading

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Tsunami of Greed

So it comes to this:  we are being swept away by the pathos of the power grab. The uber-rich own us. The madman in all of the Marvel comics whom the heroes attempt to save us from are actually a … Continue reading

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Poly Ticks – sucking the blood out of America

The first definition of the word “poly” is: more than one; many; much.  The second definition is: more than usual; excessive; abnormal.  I’m going to focus on the latter with regard to the second definition of the word “ticks” in … Continue reading

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