Breitbart and Friends Miss the Point Again

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Breitbart.com claims that the West Coast longshoreman union is leaving the AFL-CIO, which is true, but claim that Obamacare and immigration reform are important reasons which exaggerates wildly.

It’s High Time the IRS Investigates the Funding of the Tea Party

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It’s High Time the IRS Investigates the Funding of the Tea Party (via Market Shadows) Courtesy of Pam Martens. By Pam Martens: May 14, 2013  For years now, journalists have been doing the heavy lifting in investigations of Charles and David Koch using their billionaire status to fund faux grassroots groups to push their far right agenda on the country —  an agenda that effectively…    

In Tijuana with your gente

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You should just park at the border and walk to the big revolving metal door that welcomes you to Mexico. There’s never a wait to get into Tijuana, just bored Mexican border officials occasionally asking people to press a button. If it’s green you can pass, if it’s red they search your stuff.

On leaving Berkeley

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I wonder how long it will take for the Rockies to feel like home and if I will replace memories of golden poppies with the Rocky Mountain columbine or if California will always be on the tip of my tongue, looking over my shoulder for the “nuclear-free zone” signs, the blue seams of the Pacific, and the people dancing on the rim of the world.