There comes a time in every epoch when pragmatism simply evolves into extreme acquiescence and surrender to the forces of apathy and do-nothingness, a guarantor of the status quo in all of its easy, democratic criminality--its fortress of greed.
You could line up all the pols in the U.S. in a straight row and examine them head to toe and not find a single man or woman capable of admitting, never mind ending, the corruption of their vocation--Buddy Dooley
Thursday, May 11, 2017
All she needs is the turban and shades and it would be the reality TV version of “Sunset Boulevard.” Now that Hillary is slowly reappearing now and then, out there on the news show circuit, she resembles a defiant Norma Desmond . And we are forced once again to bear witness to the absurdity that is the Democratic party.--JG This is pretty funny despite its excruciating sadness...
Terry Simons is the founder of Round Bend Press Books, Round Bend Press Detritus, and an associated writing/editing service to aid and abet renegade authors. He has worked as a day laborer, dishwasher, factory drone, community organizer, journalist, media consultant and freelance writer. He attended the University of Oregon and Portland State University, where he read journalism, politics, literature and history. He is the author most recently of "Along Came the Death Squad: Political and Scattered Notes."
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