Keepin’ On

I keep on Keeping on But I always end up Where I began So what good does it do me To stick to a plan That never helps me escape The things I’m hating on Go ahead Lecture me on practical Lecture me on realistic Tell me more bout aiming low as a sensible solution […]

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Deplorable State

I am a straight white man in ‘Murica oppressed and disenfranchised robbed of my birthright my manifest destiny has been stolen by lesbians and Mexicans and academics with their scams ’bout the environment My people used to rule not like “metallica rules dude” we actually ruled voting rights property rights the best jobs all ours […]

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Ashes

Smell the ashes Feel the heat Talking heads scratch their scalps Wondering Why do they burn The places they sleep and eat Whose side are you on boys The money Or the free

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The Purple Ninja Chp3

Rise of the Purple Ninja “The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes.” – Aristotle Detail Work Coffee in her left hand, a black pleather briefcase/purse/handbag/medicine cabinet clutched in her right, Angela sauntered down the narrow street mesmerized by the glistening […]

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The Purple Ninja Chp. 2

Dragons Breath They crawl from oceans, to paint the caves/ But I’m working all weekend, I need to get paid. – Conor Oberst Chase Heat radiating off the steam engine between her legs kept her warm, as the Purple Ninja weaved through traffic on her bike. A violet knit scarf covered her nose and mouth, […]

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Libertaria Chp 2

Opening Night The thermostat read 90º, which would be fine if not for the 80% humidity making it feel like they were standing in an open air sauna, fully dressed, surrounded by fat people. The fact that it was 7pm and still this hot only made the situation more irritating. Jake mopped his forehead with […]

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The Purple Ninja, Chp. 1

An Example Must Be Made Stephan Jensen, candidate for the United States Senate, vice-President of his father’s lumber company, and fair-haired bearer of the square jaw, stepped onto the platform at exactly 1:35PM. The crowd, group really, there were maybe 100 of them gathered on the grassy spot known to a few as Eakins Oval, […]

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Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio

[Excerpt from “$wing $tate, Money and Politics in Ohio 2012” available here] Ohio 10/11/2012 Today I had the opportunity to speak with US Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio for a few minutes about politics, the national debt, entitlements, green energy, and jobs as relates to Ohio.   Balanced Budget The Senator has been a long […]

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A Plan for US

A Plan for US by JD Adler and C Schmitt A call for an Article 5 Constitutional Convention so that the people can impose reform on the government. Bookstore Table of Contents Washington’s Farewell Address    4 I. The Case for a Third Continental Congress    13 II. Amendments    14 Political Accountability    15 Campaign Finance Reform    17 […]

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Legacy

Chapter 2: Nathan

Officially, you had to be 18 to work. But that was a privilege which belonged to the upper castes. For the children of workers, making money began when you could count. For Nathan, it had always been the hustle. He was a smart kid, quick witted. He never missed an opportunity when it presented itself, and that made him successful on the street. Some days he brought home more money than his father. Not that that what was saying a lot. Even in a lucky family such as Nathan’s, where both parents had decent jobs, there was barely enough income to maintain the small 3 room shack they lived in. Not that he had spent much time there in the last 2 years, anyway

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