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Posts Tagged ‘DC Council

Minimalizing Insanity

June 11, 2014

The need for mental health facilities is growing to levels of the greatest necessity in the past 50 years but not because of mass shootings of late. No. The baseless defense of “mental health” increases conservative Libertarians’ propaganda as the answer to making a healthier America, but the premise doesn’t apply exclusively to guns…add the […]

Suspecting the Usual Savior

June 4, 2014

Once again, the voices are sad and pitiful; and once again the voices of hope are inarticulate and unlearned. Yet another hardluck story for public consumption placed before us by the spawns of NPR. More relevant is the fact that the story of poverty is being told by the very perpetuators of the sad condition. […]

Soviet-Style Republic of Democrats

March 25, 2014

Sure, I may sound extreme, but I’ll demonstrate extreme to you. I live, work and pay taxes in Washington, DC—not the DC you see on TV, but the place where people eat, sleep and pay rent. The place where war wages in the most translucent ways. The aboriginals are under siege, the resources are being […]

High Time for Ethics

May 29, 2013

The weekly socio-political commentary from activist, Perry Redd The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary, March 28, 2013 by Perry Redd   Here in DC, we’re a year out from another election season.  It’s already time for candidates to stake out positions which were previously untenable, which were once unthinkable.  For Mayor, […]