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Re: “Tucson Salvage

Had to look up "dreck"...good word.

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Posted by ronko on 01/12/2018 at 8:22 AM

Re: “Police Dispatch

The subtext "Maybe He Was Flirting", makes light of a repugnant experience, and shows no respect for the victim. Assault is never a joke.

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Posted by ronko on 12/14/2017 at 10:06 AM

Re: “Danehy

Allen,
I've stolen nothing, from anyone.
By working stiff, I mean white working stiffs, black working stiffs, any working stiff that is not part of the corporate 1% wealthy that are often paying less income tax dollars than the rest of us. The rest of us whites, and other 99 percenters. Corporations in this country are generally made up of whites. There are exceptions, but show me. It's not about skin color at all. It's about the power to earn a buck, and keep a good percentage of that dollar. Baby president has made it so corporations regardless of their dominant color, are going to pay less in taxes than working stiffs, regardless of their color.
What about the Republican rant over the previous 8 years of the deficit? You don't hear any Republican ranting about the deficit that this tax "plan" will bring. I don't believe the Republicans are the only cocksuckers in the lobby's pockets, the Democrats are equally repugnant.

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Posted by ronko on 12/07/2017 at 8:49 PM

Re: “Danehy

Yes, Mr Gandy, politics has become viral, a bacteria, a cancer on our culture. Yet there is a need for some type of governance. We must look out for the underdog. Regulations are necessary for clean air and water, and other basic needs like homeland security, and something as basic as garbage pick up. What ever happened to the notion of term limits? Why do we let the lobby's influence dominate? Why do corporations get what they want when a working stiff, works harder if he/she has a job, for less? And his/her taxes are about to increase, while their salaries or hourly wages will not increase.
....A new system has to be investigated. This country is becoming a resort for the 1%, white elite.
I am dreaming, I know, but it's time to clean the slate, and start over so that the other 99% can get theirs.

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Posted by ronko on 12/07/2017 at 6:44 PM

Re: “Danehy

Flake liked to have it both ways. In words and print, see his NY Times Opinion piece about his father's passing and the gentleman the family hired as a ranch hand, who eventually became part of the family. Touching story...Most likely this was an undocumented person. Flake almost seemed like he cared for the ranch hand. He seemed fair, intelligent, and sane in these current political times. But simply look at his voting record. He sides with our baby president over 90 percent of the time. Good riddance.
Also, although I am more liberal than most, good riddance to Al Franken. He screwed up...just like our baby president. Both need to be replaced by new blood who act on ethics, morals, and truth. Clean house and senate of liars, and greedy corporate !*#*suckers, whose only interest is lining their pockets with money. I don't even want to discuss Roy Moore, the pediphille who has the cojones to invoke the bible as rationale for his sins!

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Posted by ronko on 12/07/2017 at 12:07 PM

Re: “Tucson Salvage

This is a strong and very interesting and revealing piece of writing.
As revealing as it is, I am curious, but feel somewhat intrusive regarding Arthur's identity and privacy.
The story leaves me wanting more, but feeling somewhat embarrassed about my selfish curiosity.
Arthur seems like a sensitive man who by simply being himself, could teach us all something of significance and spirituality. He is comfortable in his own skin...how many of us can say the same?

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Posted by ronko on 11/16/2017 at 8:59 AM

Re: “Tucson Salvage

Good piece.

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Posted by ronko on 10/19/2017 at 9:04 AM

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