Tag Archives: Compensation

“Comfort Women” aren’t unique to Japan or Korea. In the US military they’re called service women.

As a South Korean court decides that Japan owes more compensation to the Korean women it abducted during WWII to serve as “Comfort Women” for the Japanese troops, we should own up to the reality that all militaries rely on … Continue reading

Posted in Perspective | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quickly do I post, as the wifi here is shitty…

Dear Mr or Mrs Right Wing Fanatic… in regard to your claim to supremacy, you have none. In regard to having any moral or customary “right” to punish anybody for NOT obeying your orders or instructions to perform worship your … Continue reading

Posted in Perspective | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Of course it was the 7th cavalry at Nogun Ri

Even the rightest wing-est extremist in Texas don’t hold a candle to Some Colorado Wingnuts, the ones who call Natives “prairie niggers” or “wagon burners”, especially when any negative reviews of the Seventh Cavalry massacres. Like Wounded knee, a vengeance … Continue reading

Posted in Perspective | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dickberry for Energy secretary?

Aside from the fact he’s one of the owners of stock of many oil companies… How much stock, you ask? Well, me answers, he on the board of directors of several. Just another bazillionaire who never worked a day in … Continue reading

Posted in Perspective | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

‘Every day of US occupation is a tragedy for Afghans’ says US Iraqi War veteran, Kevin Baker

Not all vets are pro 1%er war like the thug force unit, the so-called ‘Lethal Warrior’ soldiers at Fort Carson, now mobilized against Occupy Colorado Springs’ antiwar voices. Kevin Baker, Iraqi war vet, calls for immediate withdrawal and compensation to … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Perspective, Sight-Bites | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Like a Chicken Voting for Colonel Sanders. on 9/11

Military, Cops, Laborers, Firefighters, anybody, really, who isn’t the Money Class voting Republican in any form. Dig this. The First Responders Health Care bill…has a clause built in that any of the workers poisoned while trying to find survivors or … Continue reading

Posted in Perspective | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Labor Rally In Austin commemorated Fallen Workers

For those who think Disabled Workers complain too much about how we’re cast out by society, these are mock coffins carried to commemorate the ones who are now forever silent and can no longer complain about how deregulated workplaces, Union … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Culture, Headlines, Labor Unions, News, Perspective, Photos, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

In honor of World Car-free day…

Which I missed. I did notice while crossing a street that there were more cars than usual on the street. Maybe they DID take notice and decided they wus gonna git them some of them thar Hippie Intelekshuls. But I … Continue reading

Posted in Perspective | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Talk about your basic entitlement mentality

So this guy writes a letter to the Independent, identifies himself as a Former Soldier, successful businessman and bitches and complains that he tried to hire some college students to do “construction work” at his home, and they weren’t flocking … Continue reading

Posted in Perspective | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The text of my letter to Sen. Udall and Sen. Bennett

Don’t Drop the Public Option! It will have to be implemented, there’s no way to do more than temporarily “fix” Health Care without it. I know from personal experience how much more it costs society to abandon basic medical care … Continue reading

Posted in Perspective | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Now I remember what I keep forgetting

I was going to post a really snotty comment or three about Tom DeLay busting up his feet. Those of the audience who have followed my  saga will remember that due to massive Anti-Union sentiment in the Government of Texas, … Continue reading

Posted in Perspective | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment