Nine Myths You Need To Know About Socialism in the United States

by Bill Quigley, CommonDreams.org Glenn Beck and other far right multi-millionaires are claiming that the US is hot on the path towards socialism. Part of their claim is that the US is much more generous and supportive of our working and poor people than other countries. People may wish it was so, but it is… Continue reading Nine Myths You Need To Know About Socialism in the United States

Malleus Maleficarum (essay)

This introduction to the Malleus Maleficarum was originally posted on the Malleus web site. It was removed and placed here because a few people took issue with my personal opinions in regard to the Malleus. I didn’t want that to distract from the text of the work itself. However, I still stand by my comments,… Continue reading Malleus Maleficarum (essay)

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How the GOP Purged Me: Chris Currey Sums Up The GOP’s Growing Problem

I just read an article by a gentleman named Chris Currey. Now, this is the kind of Republican I could sit down and have a talk with. I miss ’em. God help us all if nutjobs like Sarah Palin are the future of the GOP. The real Conservatives are being driven out of the Republican… Continue reading How the GOP Purged Me: Chris Currey Sums Up The GOP’s Growing Problem

Wicasta’s Art

I’ve posted a painting that I made based upon an old colored pencil drawing. The general idea was to explore ways to create some art that I need right now without first having to learn a whole new skill set. So this was a bit of an experiment, to see if I could use my… Continue reading Wicasta’s Art

Sound Bullets In America

Oh, joy. The Government has found even more creative ways to keep us upstarts in-line.  Well, it’s not the Government just yet. But give them time. They’ll get around to using this stuff. I read today about how researchers at Cal Tech, using a modified rendition of Newton’s cradle (those stainless steel balls suspended by… Continue reading Sound Bullets In America

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The Bands

I’ve played with the great and the not-so-great through the years. I’ve played with a lot of people whose names I can’t remember, in bands whose names I can’t recall, because I did a lot of spot work in the 1990’s, filling in for other people. But I do remember the established bands that I’ve… Continue reading The Bands