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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Politics Rules Litigious Society Is Women’s Fault Probably Since Receiving Right To Vote

  A bill that would pave the way for women to more easily litigate their way to pay equality failed in Congress for the second time in two years according to The New York Times. The Senate, to be exact, where Lilly M. Ledbetter, the woman whose name was attached to a 2009 law that ensured equal pay for women, watched from the gallery as the vote was 52 to 47 in favor of an open debate on the legislation, 8 votes short of the required 60. 

  Tuesday’s bill sought to bar companies from retaliating against workers who inquire about pay disparities and open pathways for female employees to sue for punitive damages in cases of paycheck discrimination. The same bill that failed a procedural vote in the Senate when no Republican supported it in 2010.

  Both the Times and Reuters saw the measure was part of the Senate Democrats’ continuing effort to highlight divisions with Senate Republicans over women’s issues to force Republicans to take difficult votes on bills focused on domestic violence, wage discrimination and other matters.

  The only Republican to denounce the measure on the floor was Senator Dean Heller of Nevada, who has authored his own less sweeping legislation. Mr. Heller said, “Let me be clear: pay discrimination based on gender is unacceptable.” And, “Despite the political rhetoric around here, everyone agrees on this fact. The question is, will the Paycheck Fairness Act actually address workplace inequality? And the simple answer is no.”

  But Democrats tried framing the issue as a broader economic one. “Middle-class families need the economic security,” said Senator Debbie Stabenow, Democrat of Michigan. And Senator Mary Landrieu, Democrat of Louisiana, acknowledged Republicans’ central complaint that the bill would create litigation and potentially onerous compliance issues for small businesses. But she also said: “Where are these women supposed to go? What are they supposed to do? Have an appointment with their congressman? Show the congressman their paycheck?”

  Democrats have repeatedly harped on the point that women make about 77 cents to the male dollar or based on median hourly pay, 86 percent as much as men, according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

  The Times states that even before the vote, Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, the majority leader, criticized Mitt Romney as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, and his Republican colleagues for failing to take a position on the bill. Mr. Reid said, “They want to stick their heads in the sand and ignore the reality.” Then Mr. Reid went on to perform a legislative trick of his own voting against the measure as he’d then be able to procedurally call the legislation back to the floor again. Ms. Mikulski, of Maryland, also promised that would happen while brandishing a red lipstick as her weapon in a post-legislative news conference where the Democrat’s soapbox was rounded out by Nevada’s Senator Reid introducing Ms. Ledbetter, who the bill was named for. “Paycheck fairness is near and dear to my heart,” Ms. Ledbetter said.
  During a different news conference held after the vote, Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican leader, said Republicans were justified voting against the legislation. “We don’t think America suffers from a lack of litigation.” While President Obama said, “It is incredibly disappointing that in this make-or-break moment for the middle class, Senate Republicans put partisan politics ahead of American women and their families.”
  But Republican critics said the legislation would allow women to pursue punitive damages in wage discrimination cases that would encourage too many frivolous court cases. “Unfortunately, the only winners under this legislation would be trial lawyers, giving them a windfall,” said Nevada’s Republican Senator Heller. “This legislation opens the door to frivolous lawsuits which already cost our economy billions of dollars every year.” And where does that money perhaps trickle? Lawyers have a pipeline to vacation homes on the shores of Afghanistan? Money doesn’t trickle from lawyers' pockets too? Granted they’re probably tighter with their dough than the desperate poor, but no doubt their intent to make so much is to spend it too. Maybe not as much on their female secretaries as they’d like, but there are already laws covering those fair wages. 
  But is it true since lawyers are so influential that any law that comes down the pike is a financial boondoggle for that industry? Probably not if legislative lobbyists are lawyers who are quite proficient in revenue raising whether laws are passed or not. Handlers’ fees come whether anything makes it to court or not. Lawyers are among our smartest and resourceful people. No matter what potential laws are deemed less worthy of enforcement, Congress is hardly protecting us from lawyers. Knowing where the money is they must make the best friends Congress has.
  It is true our litigious society is stifling. Yet a fact women are discriminated against. Wouldn’t any kind of law against that lead to less lawsuits and not more when one equal person making more for the same job is a potential lawsuit whether they’re a man or woman or not? Maybe by trying to make this a non-gender issue ignores it’s a dominant gender issue. 
  Senator Barbara Mikulski, Democrat of Maryland, said, “It’s a very sad day here in the United States Senate,” after the vote. Apparently unaware its women’s fault lawyers get to keep their vote too.
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Politics Rules Litigious Society Is Women’s Fault Probably Since Receiving Right To Vote

6/6/2012 concluded: Senator Barbara Mikulski, Democrat of Maryland, said, “It’s a very sad day here in the United States Senate,” after the vote. Apparently unaware its women’s fault lawyers get to keep their vote too.
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  What I could make out is ending the previous essay - Apparently unaware its women's fault lawyers get to keep their vote too - meant women's independence even enabled lawyers' freedom to remain possible, too. Laws, rules, custom, to the contrary. Women have done as much and more than all the mortal saints accredited with contributing to society's betterment.
  Well. Lauding June 6 as D Day seemed less in vogue than it's been in even recent years. That momentous day from "a good war." I didn't forget. I started this reassessed essay, June 6, 2016, just as was coincidentally done June 6, 2012. When better to write about women's standing in society than D Day. Because while it should be hard to believe women's status is still held at bay, what's more incredible is our whole economies, focus, and patriotism, are all still linked to the foundation of leverage in war.
  No. Women, and men, having equal rights was fought for, and possibly much more diplomatically than the rest of the world settles differences. Subjugation was and is an unethical tradition and until that fact is faced nothing will ever be. Not even the excuses. 
Women on Currency Why not? 
And Eleanor on the dime too with Franklin!
May the custom of fairness prevail.

The liberation of women stands between us and an objectively operating world.
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Woman’s Rights Members at the 1st convention 
in Seneca Falls, N.Y.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Satire's Wondering

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Equal rights do not attack traditional values. Traditional values are less authentic without equal rights.
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Dear Reader,
The Hammer and Cycle Messenger Service was written to broaden society's commercial outlook. "Capitalism from the bottom up," becoming a catchphrase decades before this novel was figured out. Hank Greenway's noble capitalist, Moscow, adventure during 1991's Soviet August Coup
And this film, 
is, an hour reading, from chapters One and Four. Including the last, imagery laden, 24 minutes next to Roy Cohn's 39 East 68th Street townhouse. The first Tuesday following the 2016 November Presidential Election.

While this film
 
is from when Keegan Stephan asked me to speak in The Great Hall of Cooper Union. After screening the 1987 documentary, Fifth, Park and Madison, and before the bicycle advocacy panel discussion, there's a picture of Lake County, Florida Sheriff Willis V. McCall with three of the Groveland Four and word "Sheriff." Meaning face history. Through age 15, his house was a block from mine. His dog bit me when I was five-six, and all the older kids laughed hysterically when I cried screaming I'd sue. I was too young to know of track records. Just that he was Sheriff McCall. My mother, uncomfortably, received his next day call inquiring whether I was ok. 
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In addition to this Historical Fiction,

These Soapbox Views Are Examples Of Interest To The Contemporary Course: 

Friday, May 8, 2015

SMOOTH MOVE SHERLOCK?

The best mysteries are Holmesian I thought reaching the top of the stairs when the strangely painted door opened I entered anyway. Intrigued by what the letter said to "be on time and enter anyway." As with most things if it wasn't about money why bother. Lawyers and all that. But for money you bug yourself. 

I'd ridden the thirty miles from the airport arriving two hours after sunriseThen walked around this side of the lake. The same story all over the country. Hometown downtowns shrunk or dissolved. Essentially unable to access the successful gravy train known as the "local mall" that's become dislodged by delivery folks who'll soon enough be outbid by drones. Just when society figured out more ways to get at least this close to paying ourselves, the rug's still technically, officially, completely pulled out from under the rest of us? Mortgage sabotage framed large the story and excuse. While nothing's ever on the shelves that's not already accounted for. Hooray. 

Not an actual office, the room felt suspicious. The lawyer's name "Yurmony" sounding like one to believe. He said, "Watching earlier confirmed" I was "still just 'day dreaming.'" 

Useless aside, "This isn't an office," I said, "What's going on?"

Yurmony? "Yeah. Going on. About that."

Hardly good. A lawyer hedging. Prepping. Warming both of us up. The legal process feeling ruthlessly cold again and not the guardian of liberty hoped of her. The law. If there were anything better the goal of the law is to become that. How could I be in trouble for pointing out the obvious? Nicknaming aspects of the legal apparatus the Criminal Enterprise System isn't seditious. In fact patriotic Americans voice unpopular expressions especially when emphasis on that particular point changes the dynamics and lethargy that dominate the ideal of what the police mean in the United States. How come they see themselves as separate from other Americans? An occupying force? When we all need the Criminal Enterprise System reformed that's in the hands of the people's legislatures bless their souls. 

The lawyer stared at me with that where's your mind at look, focus on him. Except he hadn't said anything while I'd at least rehearsed defending speech. 

Finally Yurmony said, "Investigations turn up ghosts."  

"Yeah?" I said, "History's how none of us are saints. Did you catch The New York Times essay Our Vietnam War Never Ended by USC professor Viet Thanh Nguyen? An objective America would want all points of view understood without all the reactionary jingoism that's given symbolic American license to overzealous nationalistic exploitation all over the world."

"See," Yurmony said. "Cryptic. The picture's complicated and people don't understand your meaning so you're just a trouble-maker. Not even soapbox tool." 

"Patently absurd," I responded.

"But not far-fetched" he gleamed. Squeaking, "The satire's clues. PatternsRepetitions. IncitementsMmm. Wonder how much different opinion of you is than yours of yourself?" 

"Submit my file." ...
The Alphabetical Soapbox View
Amplifying Soapbox's Sarcasm
Well honky dory. Not that news wasn't always advertising. But there was some discomfort with the façade. 
While people are told aliens are from other countries when The Soapbox View wonders how do so many aliens get to the planet? The Soapbox View is that the traditions treating others as alien are unnecessary tradition. Unethically opposed to the sanctity of God's singular existence as everything. The Soapbox View recommends Lawyers For Everybody! Considering as The Soapbox View does how so many aliens have gotten on the planet? The Soapbox View is Advertising For Everybody! No wait. Not for the not wanted people? National sovereignty is one thing. Jingoism another.
To The Victor Goes Being Spoiled? It's all capitalism. Let it flow. The power of the office is the size of election. Tasteful criticism. Hallmark of the free press? Too soon to create a tide of running-mate hysteria? CAPITALISM FOR EVERYBODY!
Fix The Sidewalks Party
El Soapbox Vista
REPARAR LAS ACERAS PARTY
Así que el capitalismo, desde la parte inferior hasta, no es sólo retórica.
RESOLVER LA CORRUPCIÓN CON REBANADAS MEJORES DE LA EMPANADA PARA TODOS

FIX THE SIDEWALKS PARTY
So capitalism from the bottom up isn't just rhetoric. SOLVE CORRUPTION WITH BETTER SLICES OF THE PIE FOR EVERYBODY
Buenos Aires Herald
The Soapbox View Here's to everyone's participation in the Great Malvinas Sit Down Strike. Trading resentment is what's got the Islands to this impasse today. When all the while trade would have reduced the dispute to irrelevance. Here here.
Fix the sewers. Talk about smoke and mirrors. Argentina's and Russia's dialogue is due as much to not being worth more for America to purchase Argentina's support. I say stay a pawn and take whatever you're given. But once the players knight you, it's their show you're performing. Don't be anyone's sycophant.
AUSTRALIA
The Soapbox View Someone gets to live there? I thought only Rupert Murdoch could afford the property taxes it takes to live so valuably? If you put another Disney World right there on the coast it would be ten years of delirium and maybe no one would ever have to grow up. Some idea? Man, you're right. Australia's some view. Aussie Pirates Humans are so shrewd we're long past becoming ruled by what's honorable? People without shame is life's tragedy. Folks. Unbelievable. There's dignity in self-restraint and control.
Women on Currency Why not? And Eleanor on the dime too with Franklin!
The Soapbox View Chasing inflation never solved increasing inflation. Why aren’t economists smarter than this relentless make-believe-game of catch-up? Remember the deceased name in America, Woolworth's? The Five and Dime. New York City’s Woolworth Building on Broadway was built by the public's nickels and dimes commemorating capitalism's strengths. Then civilization gradually woke up to every child’s only seeing the value of paper money and everything went digitally berserk. Why not $15? Evidence is it won’t work any better than $5 or $10 ever did. Trouble is we built paradise without figuring out how to fit everyone in because blaming the economists was and still is such a lucrative political sport?
The Soapbox View Obviously the money's not circulating satisfactorily enough.
The Soapbox View The socialism that does work is capitalism. Behind the façades it's all capitalism.
The Soapbox View NOTHING LIKE GOLF'S BEAUTIFUL GREEN!
People uptight about a bunch of bulls___.
The Soapbox View Corruption's as legal as it needs to be.
Funny how the people so concerned with focusing on money aren't the number 1 backers of the consumer society. But then one could say since they already have theirs, the further betterment of others is irrelevant?
The Soapbox View Expendable pawns useless to the machine. Not what we've become but always were. Capitalism functioning properly would have no problem applying socialism where warranted. End The Hypocrisy! In the broader picture? Chasing inflation never solved increasing inflation. Why aren’t economists smarter than this relentless make-believe-game of catch-up? Remember the deceased name in America, Woolworth's? The Five and Dime. New York City’s Woolworth Building on Broadway was built by the public's nickels and dimes commemorating capitalism's strengths. Then civilization gradually woke up to every child’s only seeing the value of paper money and everything went digitally berserk. Why not a $15 minimum wage and more? Evidence is it won’t work any better than $5 or $10 ever did. End inflation or the madness never will.
The Soapbox View THE ENTERTAINING POLITICS OF FOLLOWING THE MONEY! Who isn't a Rudy Giuliani fan? In the grip of money? Make it work. Sweat it out.
The Soapbox View is we built paradise without figuring out how to fit everyone in because blaming the economists was and still is such a lucrative political sport? The homeless tragedies are details. 
The Soapbox View A much simpler world when the young could be induced to stuff envelopes, huh? The Soapbox View get used to the pizzazzThe Soapbox View As long as cheap stops applying to those who do the work?
Who doesn't want money? A labyrinth of exploited volunteers? 
Capitalism Is Socialist
The Soapbox View A proud day for the legal system? The Soapbox View Anything for attention. The Soapbox View Who says civilization hasn't dawned? The Soapbox View Of course capitalism works. People don't. The labor's done by drones. Human history to this point? Have a nice slurpee.
However money circulates should be just as fascinating. The Soapbox View is we built paradise without figuring out how to fit everyone in because blaming the economists was and still is such a lucrative political sport? The Soapbox View Maybe due to inflation's inevitability doesn't make a hill of beans difference? The Soapbox View People want money. People have the freedom not to give it to them. The tragedy is inevitably the characters in Times Square will become professional, corporatized polished lily-white once the effects of alienating these independent contractors from the public is complete. To be honest. I saw them as a nuisance from the beginning but if everything were judged on its value as a nuisance - none of us would be anywhere. 
The Soapbox View Hey, celebrities have to say something and sometimes it contradicts what's made-up. I see sitcom.
Sometimes the hounding of celebrity reaches such a fevered pitch.
Moral Totems Should Be Risen To, Not Fallen From?
China
The China Post 
Everyone should lighten up. The future shouldn't be so tense.
  Seems people need to pause. Not be in such a hurry. Feel so much pressure. Right now I think it is better to be angry this happened, than fry people at fault. Cheap is not a word that should apply to transportation.
Technically FIRST TIME CALLED A COMMIE AND MY RESPONSE:
The Soapbox View My voter registration is Republican and as a satirist consider myself of no political persuasion. 
TIME TO CLEAN IT UP.
The Soapbox View Well at least some kind of inflation is tackled here but moving the goalposts never meant that much unless kicking field goals. More touchdowns given up on like climate change, Governor Scott? It's like these testing scores where it really doesn't matter where the numbers are moved. The result's not good enough is not good enough. Boo hoo you're satisfied with how much the world's been polluted and that's the real shame. Humans are shrewd enough to make money either way. What's it to you people who're used to being poisoned by carbon?
Humans are shrewd enough to make money either way. What's it to you people who're so used to carbon poisoning you want there to be a level at least close to too much? Come on. STOP LOOKING HELPLESS YOU FINANCIAL GIANTS OF INDUSTRY! Divvy up the money through solar paneled roofs without all this nonsense of some financial trust or another getting screwed, other than just the rest of us. 
After all valuing everything above the human race has been mastered.

THE TESLA BATTERY. As with the slow progress of solar panels toward pervasiveness, HOME BATTERIED too could become bogged down in how the ECONOMIC PIE'S split. Utility companies have conventions where they discuss preserving their business model rather than expanding with the rest of us. Who knows? They'll work it out tomorrow. Pensacola News Journal
Criminal Enterprise System We're not really civilized till the mindlessness frame of mind disappears?
End the Criminal Enterprise System and uncivilized behavior.
Tackle the Criminal Enterprise System and stop defending how things are against how they should be? We've already fried the guilty to kingdom come and look where we still are? Time for waking up from The Criminal Enterprise System and becoming a real civilization?
While not a fan of intoxication Police State gives me more creeps. The Criminal Enterprise System is not a joke. Life's tragic cycles of revengePrejudice is a nightmare woven into the Criminal Enterprise System. Even our protection involves worked up frenzy. Perhaps nothing will ever be solved unless we wake up from this nightmare?
Famous addicts suggest never trying heroin because the addiction is so bad. People unnecessarily getting kicks from narcotics with such obvious bad side effects. But no let's go on and pretend a cultural war over people's behavior is worth the nation's soul? Moral Totems Should Be Risen To, Not Fallen From? Tackle the Criminal Enterprise System and stop defending how things are against how they should be? We've already fried the guilty to kingdom come and look where we still are?
Time for waking up from The Criminal Enterprise System to becoming a real civilization? Back in February Rolling Stone also had an essay conjecturing on some foresight necessary for dismantling the Criminal Enterprise System? The Criminal Enterprise System for our protection involves such worked up frenzy that perhaps nothing will ever be solved unless we wake up from this nightmare? We need to correct the distorted mindsets that create tragedy. Hatred's a dangerous thing. Harry Anslinger’s Dependence?
Prejudice is a nightmare woven into the Criminal Enterprise System. Even our protection involves worked up frenzy. Perhaps nothing will ever be solved unless we wake up from this nightmare? The police have no more business feeling under siege than any other citizen. Period.
End prejudice and the Criminal Enterprise System. From this tragedy's visual the scene appears to be OPEN SEASON. Is there no shame for what this individual personified? An American failure to be human. The police have no more business feeling under siege than any other citizen. Period.
The Soapbox View Talk about the room's 800 pound gorilla? On top of petty inconveniences, the Criminal Enterprise System for our protection involves such worked up frenzy that perhaps nothing will ever be solved unless we wake up from this nightmare?
The Soapbox View is gotta get out of this mess.
Stop defending how things are against how they should be and tackle the Criminal Enterprise System. When our protection requires such worked up frenzy it appears perhaps nothing will ever be solved unless we wake up from this nightmare? Hatred's a dangerous thing.
The Soapbox View Somehow these terrible tragedies are picked apart yet here we are - "Still crazy after all these years." End prejudice and the Criminal Enterprise System.
The Soapbox View The very nature of opportunity's in corruption. People just wanna "get paid.” 
Punish the self-medicated. That'll fix it. Time for waking up from The Criminal Enterprise System to becoming a real civilization?
And from the telling people what they want to hear file. The day after of Over 30 South Carolina Newspaper Facebook Pages checked, none included this picture or even story. The State ran the story so my original claim of none was incorrect.
The Soapbox View is we gotta get out of this mess and wake up from The Criminal Enterprise System and stop defending how things are against how they should be and becoming a real civilization? 
Forty acres and a mule with interest?
TO CUBA - My response to objections to US-Cuban Relations? Idiots created this archaic political imagery and opportunists allow(ed) it to persist. Americans deserve better than simplistic, exploitive demonstrations of patriotism. We should want Cuba's evolution as well as our own. I distrust all leaders' compromises. Just as all Bolsheviks had the potential to act as tyrannically as Stalin did, Castro's bubble wasn't created by himself all alone. Development will win and if there's enough money left from organized corruption Cuba will either be the most completely asphalted island in the world or transportation paradise. Right. They don't have the money. It's all what we decide. Would fly from Orlando if los Castro asked me to tea.
My response to objections to US-Cuban Relations? Tampa is a great place to bury the hatchet. Maybe President Obama will get to throw out the first Auto Dealer intent on asphalting the island for posterity? 
The Soapbox View is The Death Penalty as a principle may have justification. But the world is just not responsible enough. Ken Saro-Wiwa of Nigeria, etc. Throughout the world the rationalization for execution is wrong and the only way to right it is humans not killing humans. Period. We need to correct the distorted mindsets that create tragedy and hatred's a dangerous thing.
Mosri in Egypt? What's To Be Done?
The Soapbox View Choosing a death penalty for anyone is wrong. To Mr. Lincoln. 
Dogs are the best people. Humanity should be ashamed.
Punishing dogs for people crap. No shame.
Too soon to create a tide of running-mate hysteria? The show must go on? We're not destined to see the day rhetoric's gutted? Yes politics can all seem so terribly vulgar. I see sitcom. And now violins? Hope Everyone's Eatin' Fine
The Soapbox View Sounds like a problem requiring attention?  Problem requires attention?
The Soapbox View Why is so much political coverage framed the way Stalin would have wanted it?
Bigger than Oprah? - Secretary Clinton's Talk Show Circuit Campaign for the Presidency.
Charles M. Fraser Stunned. Politicians with crutches?
The Soapbox View I appreciate Ms. Clinton being in this election, very much. Being unhappy with the last dynasty, I still feel she should be commended for doing what she practically has to, to get things done by a woman. Not that I wouldn't expect the same mistakes from a man. But there is more of the responsibility as a woman imbedded in this campaign than just her personal satisfaction. She didn't have to run. One thing she's shown is respect for responsibility. While this Republican has had enough
The power of the office is the size of election. The Soapbox View Tasteful criticism. Hallmark of the free press?
The Soapbox View Looming is possibly the most nitpicking election ever recorded in the history of humankind? Probably.
http://www.presbymusings.com/.../would-jesus-deliver... Someone else's point-of-view that, I can't stress enough, is worth EVERYONE'S CONSIDERATION.
George W. Bush You need to survive a George W. Bush and realize political strings don't matter a God damn?
GEORGE W. BUSH SHOULD APOLOGIZE! As happens
generationally, some people lost sight of the pain. The idea all this could be solved militarily is, was and ever shall be preposterous. The Military Industrial Complex is not that complex. War's not the answer hasn’t got around? What about BURY ALL THESE DAMNED HATCHETS FAST - END THE SLAUGHTER that at their base are just petty skirmishes and the valor anointed our separate causes just not equal to everlasting peace, no?
The Soapbox View Little patience with "people of faith" as jargon especially when ALLAH/GOD is scapegoated THROUGHOUT the world. The Soapbox View Let the cycle of revenge madness go. The Soapbox View Dissecting tragedy is the only way out. The Soapbox View Humanity could use better examples. 
The Soapbox View is in this mass hysteria cycle of revenge, everyone's wrong. And whoever believes in their complete innocence is fooled thinking they're the center of the earth. When that's clearly Allah/God. Come on folks. We are smart enough for civilization to have matured well past what are essentially territorial feuds infinitely beneath our Creator's dignity.  END THE SLAUGHTER It's called war/jihad. But at its' base? Just petty skirmishes and the valor anointed our separates causes just not equal to everlasting peace, no? 
Religion is not a place for spite and some of this world's people are terribly mistaken about what it means to praise our Creator. PEACE NOW
Knights being pawns is chess and terrifying how the world's leaders get bug-eyed defending their constituencies' whose involvements are debatable. Why patriotism has to symbolize a level of viscousness in order to be sufficiently loyal. Where's that road taken us before? We are smart enough for civilization to have matured well past what are essentially territorial feuds infinitely beneath our Creator's dignity. 
Introduction of Fifth, Park and Madison 
A Kaleidoscopic Cold War View 
Calvin Kenetic shares ISD
The Soapbox View The government shouldn't be our keeper yet it is. The gun-control industry is more prosperous than a resolution.
Hardball with Chris Matthews - I like that, "tells donors.”
The Medical Industrial Complex should have been solved DECADES BEFORE we were locked into the spiraling cost of supporting a labyrinth with not all that much to do with how well your doctor(S) really knows you. According to a Dr. Who?
The Soapbox View 1. Doctor Patient Relationship. 
Charles M. Fraser Business. Not even little h ealthcare. 1. Doctor Patient Relationship. - The Medical Industrial Complex should have been solved DECADES BEFORE we were locked into the spiraling cost of supporting a labyrinth with not all that much to do with how well your doctor(S) really knows you. According to a Dr. Who? From which Unit? 
The Soapbox View Can't fix what choked off the doctor patient relationship. Now you're going to press for this expanded socialism while the majority pretends capitalism preserves their wealth when social expansion ensured their success. It's always all been capitalism and America home to a charadé as has the rest of the world. CAPITALISM FOR EVERYBODY!
One thing about history is there's always tomorrow. In a world of denial Turkey's hardly the leader of the pack. Time civilization grew up. No Señor?
Please handle the hurdle and rise above history's tragedies.
Integrity
C'mon? People didn't already intuitively realize? "That's America for you." History having to attack its' own "whitewashing." Having been reduced to just excuses to cry over spilt milk. WAKE UP AMERICA The nonsense driving yesterday's prejudices are on your watch.
Integrity For Sale? How were people to learn this ruthless world any different?
News was always advertising. Where’s the discomfort with the façade? What I think is everyone's gonna need a lawyer.
The Soapbox View Enjoyed the episode as usual. A tough Anton. The Saint twist exceptional. Good television.
Problems With The Military Industrial Complex?
Nationalism
 Ruling the world is unethical. People need to get a grip. Perspective.
The Soapbox View Oh please. If rhetoric were a pool you'd be drowning. When's this clown show wrap up and the ventriloquists free the American people? 
George W. Bush Reeks of the common touch, no? Middle-America auditorium. Scrunched up with the people. No One's An Alien, You Canadian! The Soapbox ViewCandidates should be cuddly? What a business.
The Soapbox View Sometimes justice is gift wrapped and other times just revenge. We'd be better off being better people, huh? Everybody works at something even if it's no good. The Soapbox View Everyone's personal relationship with the police isn't the same. The Soapbox View "Welcome My Friends To The Show That Never Ends?" Party Till We Drop? The Soapbox View Click Your Heels Dorothy? The Soapbox View Can't even buy an Olympics for that? How're gonna throw a party everyone can attend?
The Soapbox View What good's life if people can't grumble about the inconvenience of a major Hollywood film set in their paths? Geez. There's an abandoned production center peacefully set in a corner of an area of Astoria planned for cementing to the stars. Maybe some day we'll all live in humongous mansions that we never leave blue-screening our interactions because everyone just got tired of walking around with their phones. Now that's a Hollywood ending.
The Soapbox View VACATIONS FOR EVERYBODY! 
Of course capitalism works. People don't. The labor's done by drones. Human history to this point? Have a nice slurpee.
Unless Sun Rail reaches THE MAIN STREET. Laurels will have been sat on. Opportunities missed. Possibilities squandered. Excuses treasured. Disney's Monorail should have reached more than one downtown by now. Ya lazy bunch a hustlers they used to call it. We all love Disney World so this situation needs to get fixed before our smart cars deliver us from parking lot to parking lot with no other scenery in between other than the signs telling us where to share our money. + Is there really a master plan to asphalt the whole state so it might float just in case the ocean consumes too much Real Estate? and DON'T LITTER ++ TOURISM FOR EVERYBODY!
The Soapbox View If cyclists on trails works as a direct route? Absolutely, as a cyclist I think that's right. But bikes go where they need to go and not where they're told. Whenever the issue is bikes are in the way the issue is molded to reflect the automobile's primacy which is the very reason it's such a b____ when the infrastructure needs fixed. It may not appear so, drivers being told to slow and give up space, but when it's all figured out, what's better for bikes benefits everyone. Look where we are with the results of frustrated drivers.
The Soapbox View Come on. Divvy up the money through solar paneled roofs without all this nonsense of some financial trust or another getting screwed, other than just the rest of us. The Soapbox View However money circulates should be just as fascinating. The Soapbox View is we built paradise without figuring out how to fit everyone in because blaming the economists was and still is such a lucrative political sport? 
FEEDER LIGHT-RAIL LINES. Due to this blind need to asphaltically expand across Florida destroying the very reason it's a nice place to live, criticizing SunRail's lack of success when it's clearly not expansive enough to serve its' purpose is mere subjective forecasting and why this undertaking began decades late in the first place.
Close your eyes. Isn't that how the problem went away the last thirty-five years?
Miami Herald The Soapbox View Work up a sweat.
Moral Totems Should Be Risen To, Not Fallen From? Ya know throwing the book at them was supposed to have ended centuries ago? Everyone hope for the best and resolution of Harry Anslinger’s Dependence? 
THE PATRONAGE SYSTEM?
In this mass hysteria cycle of revenge, everyone's wrong and whoever believes in their complete innocence is fooled thinking they're the center of the earth when that's clearly Allah/God. Come on folks. We are smart enough for civilization to have matured well past what are at their base, just petty skirmishes and the valor anointed our separate causes just not equal to everlasting peace, no? 
Life's one big PERRY MASON episode. All about money.

The Soapbox View People need to stop looking for Oz. 
THE POLITICAL EVENT
Political Momentum
A game of ping-pong really this idea of conservatism vs. liberalism. Caging the other in a narrowly defined warped sense of righteousness. Intellectually lazy and not at all what the public could understand but what's simple to sell.
The Soapbox View of the Mount Everest of Elections?
Too soon to create a tide of running-mate hysteria? Not that news wasn't always advertising. But  there was some discomfort with the façade. 
Those stunned by this exposé are expected in Room 604 for assignment.
Can't believe the election hasn't spun a run on bobbleheads.
Trump hasn't disrupted the narrative at all. Either played like a harp or a banged on banjo, jingoism's tune's still sung by entire choirs. 

DON’T BE ANYONE’S SYCOPHANT
The machine runs on hype. 
Who doesn't stand a chance? Any new names now will at least get looks under the hood.
The Soapbox View Yes politics can all seem so terribly vulgar. Power a heady experience. Hard to get around anywhere self-interest lies? POLITICAL MOMENTUM
The Soapbox View Ooo. Pandering to the jingoistically centered Political Consciousness? Tis The Political Season
The Soapbox View Probably? Who's comfortable dealing with the government all the time? People, even mayors, just want to be left alone. Isn't that always the case? The politics of dancing on incredulity? Politics is a sniping craft and we get what we deserve. You know what this text business is, don't you? Another job for the lawyers.
Rhetoric Bandwagons never unless curious to see what a candidate eventually does.
And now the violins. That's violins. Nothing noteworthy comes till ya hear the drums.
I see sitcom.
It's as if there really is no such thing as the individual in politics.
Could any candidate of real celebrity possibly say "leisure career" and mean it. When the word work is the scapegoat itself, it should matter a lot more that messages the American public receives are packaged burdened with the same damn incredulities for generations. The Soviet Union was told to praise their socialism when it was just a more severe version of slave capitalism. Socialism for the rich protected the doctors from what? Don't Be Anyone's Sycophant.
The Soapbox View We're not destined to see the day rhetoric's gutted? The Soapbox View I like that "tells donors."
Wasn't announcing an announcement the announcement? Especially since what's official is made such a mockery?
Fascinating how everyone seemed ahead on this story? The Soapbox View is the more the merrier.
Too soon to create a tide of running-mate hysteria?
On the surface contentious and one would suppose a valid argument throughout history. While supposedly as many generations as possible working on anything might have more value. But then again everything is statistically hit or miss in American Politics?
Who's ready for a mature civilizationThe politics of dancing on incredulity? The Soapbox View Life has no business sucking.
Makes a good source of speculation. 
Cameras and scaling back the Criminal Enterprise SystemThe dog and pony show must go on. 
Regrettably the major media would have probably not felt compelled to focus on this specific tragedy. No kidding. SPEECHES FOR EVERYBODY!
And the satisfaction and dissatisfaction with the new era's Digital Front Porch Campaign begins? The successful presidential campaigns of James A. Garfield in 1880, Benjamin Harrison in 1888 and William McKinley in 1896 are perhaps the best-known front porch campaigns. The business of political campaigning can absorb another voice aiming for a sliver of political edge?
The deeper we go in the future the more tragic prejudices become. 
The Soapbox View People shouldn't bother people.
RACIST DENIAL IS WORSE THAN RACISM
To Ms. Nelle Harper Lee and Zora Neale Hurston. 
Passage Removed From 
THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE Belongs Back In 
If slavery is not a part of Honoring The Confederate States by flying that flag, then flaunting the reality the two can't be separated is revengefully insulting and perhaps right that that flag flies so everyone knows where patriotism’s perverted following something that's disgusting to believe. Racist arrogance was always wrong. Elitist-ism was and always will be wrong. Honor humanity lowering that flag. 
Pride in the flag might also mean not letting it be divisive. Since racism hasn't ended over centuries this isn’t just about that dag gum Civil War or flag. DENIAL'S AS DAMAGING AS RACISM
Until whites see the struggle of blacks as their own humanity remains a battle never won.
I write my signature next to a copy of my signature and when I was once asked for ID I was indignant. This idea of enforcing purity? Wasn't it once shown to perpetuate hatred? 
To The Victor Goes Being Spoiled?
No such thing as bad publicity. Gettin' it's a _itch.
The Soapbox View Restaurants are capitalism's backbone.
Grand Re-Opening Of Theodore Roosevelt Memorial
Russia RUBLES FOR EVERYBODY RT
President Putin is not being ousted. Paranoid balderdash.
Victory Parades For Everybody!
The Soapbox View Definitely. Now is the time FOR A LOT MORE chest swaggering. When the whole world needs to mature from historically aggressive examples George W. Bush followed. Big gestures design history and it was NO POLITICIAN'S PLACE to wear the 9/11 tragedy on their sleeves. Russians seethe? If they're politicians they're posturing for their constituency. The modern world is smarter than all this BS and that's what the future will say about President Putin coasting on this upholding Russian nationalism image. That with so much possibility President Putin lived out the fantasy of playing with toy soldiers like Catherine the Great's husband Peter the Third. You need to separate yourself from the line of monarchs and get more of the details of a great life available to everyone right. Like a really good capitalist and not just a czar. Sir. 
The Soapbox View is BLINIS FOR EVERBODY! What a bunch of morons. At the critical juncture where everyone should be off their asses? Permission to live comes from the conglomeratized destruction of the great grassroots home-grown tradition of restaurants? WHERE IS THIS GENERATION'S SHAME?
Nothing about this world is shocking anymore? Charles M. Fraser Accuracy for the love of history. The Soapbox View One would have thought we were becoming smarter than this? Shrink The Industrial War Complex Who doesn't want money?
"Give me liberty or give me death." It's all hip. In the end we may all go gently walking off into the good night following our clichés' datedness. Victimized by nostalgia known for generations to have corrupted our complete integrity.  One would have thought we were becoming smarter than this?
School needs to be school period. Not what sometimes seems a paranoid experiment on kids' heads about money? Cameras For Everybody! School doesn't really feel like a classroom anymore? Best things I ever learned were in a classroom. And on another note? Private education is a myth. You run a school you're at least a pseudo-government institution no matter how the dollars are sliced.
Chris Matthews' Facebook page said Senator Rubio announced to his donors. Is there really no way of getting all this nonsense straight, Mr. Hannity? War sucks, huh? It's all rhetoric, ain't it Sean?
Stir up the smoke and mirrors why don't you?
on ABC Teaches A Proverbial Lesson: The Big Fish Eat The Small Fry + If The Rich Aren’t Getting Richer We’re In Real Trouble
Smoking
The Soapbox View Not smoking in public spaces is something smokers should have promoted themselves out of politeness a long time before the situation required treating them as criminals.
SOAPBOX VIEW
Never saw David Letterman in real life but 1986, 
AFTER SEEING JULY 4TH FIREWORKS FROM THE TOP OF THE N. E. CORNER OF SEVENTEENTH AND THIRD THE LARRY “BUD” MELMAN (Calvert DeForest) RODE DOWN IN THE ELEVATOR WITH ME AND SAID SEND MR. LETTERMAN THE POEM
WHERE'S THE TRAIN'S NEXT GENERATION?
Road Blocks For Everybody?
Don't ya just wish all of the people could be trusted all of the time.
(Robert) Moses' Legacy Requires Serious Touching Up
A few people live in the resplendent suburbs of Detroit and people feel the car did more for us than it took away. The asphalt transportation system was subsidized. Can Anyone Buy A Clue?
The entire system should have been properly upgraded and subsidized as was the traffic system which always claims to have ACCIDENTS every day. ALL THESE TRAGEDIES ARE MISTAKES. Not accidents. We need to get out of this financial insurance juggernaut that continues life as a series of gambles WHEN WE'RE SUPPOSED TO BE SMARTER THAN THIS.
TRAFFIC Condolences. In the broader picture people take too much for granted and go too fast accepting a certain level of risk that stretches what's cautionary leading to what's called accidents but are really mistakes. 
The Soapbox View is we built paradise without figuring out how to fit everyone in because blaming the economists was and still is such a lucrative political sport?
The Soapbox View Except for three weeks in Florida twenty-four years ago, I haven't pumped my own gas in thirty-four years. Pity apparently bicyclists aren't eligible to be presidents of the United States? Yet people wonder why? Why doesn't the biggest industry in the world participate in the future of energy, piddling around disputing with this concept that maybe the earth's not been destroyed enough? So the petal to the metal means where a candidate sits in relation to keeping American minds on the steering wheel? Presumably?
The Soapbox View In Detroit's Memory.
If cyclists on trails works as a direct route? Absolutely, as a cyclist I think that's right. But bikes go where they need to go and not where they're told. Whenever the issue is bikes are in the way the issue is molded to reflect the automobile's primacy which is the very reason it's such a b____ when the infrastructure needs fixed. It may not appear so, drivers being told to slow and give up space, but when it's all figured out, what 's better for bikes benefits everyone. Look where we are with the results of frustrated drivers.
The entire system should have been properly upgraded and subsidized as was the traffic system which always claims to have ACCIDENTS every day. ALL THESE TRAGEDIES ARE MISTAKES. Not accidents. We need to get out of this financial insurance juggernaut that continues life as a series of gambles WHEN WE'RE SUPPOSED TO BE SMARTER THAN THIS. 
The Soapbox View To the Train.  We're either proving we're smarter than what's not functioned properly or we aren't. TRANSITION WHO CAN'T AFFORD? Transportation molded to reflect the automobile's primacy is the very reason the infrastructure needs fixing. Traffic lanes up the ying-yang incessantly clogged. Why doesn't the biggest industry in the world participate in the future of energy? Piddling around disputing with this concept that maybe the earth's not been damaged enough? While being realistic is keeping the public's minds and consciousnesses on the steering wheel? So, in conclusion:
Those Star Trek transporter gizmos can't get here fast enough, huh? While William Shatner trying the first would prove how smart we are. The advancement of the Transportation Enterprise System wouldn't prove anything? ECONOMISTS' BOXES FOR EVERYONE! Corruption's as legal as it needs to be. Perfect time to not beat around the bush anymore. Expendable pawns useless to the machine. Not what we've become but always were. Capitalism functioning properly would have no problem applying socialism where warranted. End The Hypocrisy! In the broader picture? Chasing inflation never solved increasing inflation. Why aren’t economists smarter than this relentless make-believe-game of catch-up? Remember the deceased name in America, Woolworth's? The Five and Dime. New York City’s Woolworth Building on Broadway was built by the public's nickels and dimes commemorating capitalism's strengths.
Then civilization gradually woke up to every child’s only seeing the value of paper money and everything went digitally berserk. Why not a $15 minimum wage and more? Evidence is it won’t work any better than $5 or $10 ever did. End inflation or the madness never will.
Road Blocks For Everybody?
Driving is too hazardous in general. Habitual tail gaiting at every speed. Liberty is taken advantage until "oops" a mistake. Condolences. Since the question is can? The answer is undoubtedly. Could undoubtedly. Will? Requires a prediction and political involvement The Soapbox View does not want to take. Rent the chair out where it sits. Evenings on a schedule when the executive isn't working? You can see how finding a market for this hot chair was a predicament for the thieves. If people could afford to be honest all the time, would they be?

Ditto. Surely there's a wider-angled shot of this work of ART? And time for waking up from The Criminal Enterprise System to becoming a real civilization?
One thing about history is there's always tomorrow. In a world of denial Turkey's hardly the leader of the pack. Time civilization grew up. No Señor? 
Please Turkey handle the hurdle and rise above history's tragedies as all should.
Like saying there'll be earthquakes. Bunch of nutjobs encouraging themselves to explode. So heave more kindling on the fire? Maybe what calls itself The Press should ask better questions? The Soapbox View If relations with Ukraine prosper? If ruthlessness isn't the only barometer.
Truth is only true through enough money? Humanity has technically not advanced one iota.
May war die.
Imagine war rendered fruitful or just oxymoronic.
Dissecting tragedy is the only way out. 
Has society become friendlier than ever thought possible? Or somewhere behind all this effervescent happiness lies a façade. CEASE FIRE FOREVER! The Soapbox View May innocence rise from the treacherous madness of modern war. That war is this hideous is still not a surprise.
The Soapbox View is it shouldn't matter what Tony Blair possesses. Maybe the only way there'll be real financial progress, is the actually stopping of inflation's diddling with what little everyone else has. Just can't seem to manufacture make believe money fast enough to satisfy every shark? We're this smart and not enough money to go around. This is a land of confusion. Heard that before.
Sharing the military wealth is more to the point. GIVE PEACE A CHANCE
“It’s a suicide trap.”
Well here are once again. Russia a generation removed from war and America on an almost auto-pilot where it's not patriotic to oppose anymore. China a powerful responsibility. So without history's rhetorical generation removed from catastrophic war, The Chesters Are At It Again. TESTING THE TOYS. Quoting Russian and Soviet Historian, 
Dr. John E. Evans. "Ya got em ya use em.” 
Women on Currency Why not? And Eleanor on the dime too with Franklin!
May the custom of fairness prevail.
KISSES FOR MY PRESIDENT, 1964 Polly Bergen
Trust Women
The liberation of women stands between us and an objectively operating world.
Women Are Progress' Barometer
Augusta National Noteworthily Accepts Women? 
Z Soapbox View
Pursues the Twin Legacies 
Andy Rooney and I.F. Stone?