Daily Archives: October 6, 2011

Obama sides with banksters, not protesters


OK, we knew this all along, but I still winced when I read it in Firedoglake: For perhaps the first time, President Barack Obama was forced to explain why there have been no prosecutions of Wall Street executives for their … Continue reading

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Weird NJ’s phantom tollbooth attendant


It was a wonderful night until I tried to leave New Jersey. I’d read my short story “Chokepoint” at the Walt Whitman Arts Center in Camden, and I’d heard sharp, witty poems by West Coast transplant Seve Torres and a … Continue reading

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