Category Archives: Patriotism

Coming up this week in Madison

Current law requires the Governor to deliver the biennial budget message to the Legislature on or before the last Tuesday in January this year (extensions are permitted). The Governor must also provide the Legislature with a biennial state budget report, the executive budget bill, and suggestions for the best methods for raising any additional needed [...]

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Madison Protest

Wisconsin “Budget Repair Bill” Protest Pt 2 from Matt Wisniewski on Vimeo.

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Which side are you on

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Martin Luther King’s 1967 Riverside Church Speech

Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence Declaration of Independence from the War in Vietnam Delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr April 1967 At Manhattan’s Riverside Church “OVER THE PAST TWO YEARS, as I have moved to break the betrayal of my own silences and to speak from the burnings of my own heart, [...]

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Jesse Kelly

At this point, the last man standing in Arizona’s eighth congressional district is a loser named Jesse Kelly. His victorious opponent, three term congresswoman and astronaut’s wife Gabby Giffords is in critical condition in a Tucson hospital. Like me, Jesse is a US government trained killer. Unlike me, he’s unconscionably proud of it. I hope [...]

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Lest we forget

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July 4th browser tabs and patriotism

Went off to celebrate independence day like a true American. Sought meaning in the big box stores. Couldn’t believe CostCo was closed. When the going gets rough, go shopping. It’s a lesson it has taken me a lifetime to learn. CostCo is great. They have over-sized shopping carts. A forty pound bag of IAMS tucks [...]

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CIA agents killed in the line of duty

So ‘ere’s to you fuzzy-wuzzy, at your ‘ome in the Soudan; You’re a pore benighted ‘eathen, but a first class fightin’ man. - Rudyard Kipling Since a time before the centuries of failure of the British imperialists to subdue “the wily Pathan”, since the time of Hasan bin Sabah and before, a time stretching back [...]

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