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INAUGURAL Public Health Radio Show on WAKT, 106.1 FM Toledo — Just For The Health of It: Medicare For All and Toledo Democracy Day

After years in the waiting and making, I am proud to announce the inaugural show of my public health radio show, Just for the Health of It,  on WAKT, 106.1 FM Toledo (ToledoRadio.org). Just for the Health of It brings you new … Continue reading

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POEM: Promedica My Ass — Owed To Branding

Logos used Too mean Know ledge Like that age owed ad vice Would you jump off a bridge If every won ails did As in sayin’ Bye your good will As money oozes from the non-prophet, health care (sic) system … Continue reading

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Democracy Day : 5 Minutes of Democracy

Today is Democracy Day, mandated by a people’s resolution to Toledo City Council, spearheaded by Toledo Move To Amend, declaring that corporations are not people and money is not free speech.  Today’s forum in Toledo City Council chambers, albeit with … Continue reading

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FREE POLITICAL POSTER – SUPPORT THE ARTS – Artists Make Lousy Slaves

This free poster takes a relatively apolitical statement, “Support The Arts,” and combines it with a socially and politically provocative assertion that artists make lousy slaves.  Slavery is perhaps the penultimate expression of dehumanization, literally selling humanity for simple utility … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges’ Interviews Noam Chomsky on Precarious State of America

Once again, Chris Hedges nails it in his article, Noam Chomsky Has ‘Never Seen Anything Like This,’ discussing the precarious state of the current American political landscape and bringing to bear Chomsky’s rigorous and insightful analysis over the last several generations: … Continue reading

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Donald Trump: The Dress Rehearsal for Fascism

If you want to make sense of the failure of neoliberalism, as typified by Hillary Clinton, and its vomiting up of proto-fascist leaders like Donald Trump, then author and journalist Chris Hedges nails it again, in this piece, Donald Trump: The Dress Rehearsal … Continue reading

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REAL POLITICS, REAL CANDIDATE: Jill Stein 2016 Platform

IF you want a progressive presidential candidate that you can get excited about voting FOR, then Jill Stein, the Green Party presidential candidate is worth serious consideration.  Jill Stein has selected her Green Party running mate, Vice President choice, Ajamu Baraka. … Continue reading

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POEM: Re-lying on Day-old Knews

Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah The news drones on Massaging and spinning Disembodied heads a top Heartless ‘n titties in dis cursive and desultry means Temperately flailing to wake us From our terrorific slumber Our tired and true rejoinder Hit … Continue reading

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POEM: Unannunciated Power

Power came to my home for dinner Well, not actually my home, rather my house Not in person, but through a representative Witch some defer to as a medium That would be TV In accuracy, as sum political add All … Continue reading

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POEM: Putting The Monet In Monetize

The starving artist Whose art couldn’t be made Fast enough Fore his dealer Rejecting means Except as accede In awe but name groan Poising as a plant To the extant one can make cents Putting the Monet in monetize This … Continue reading

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POEM: Rent This Poem

Rent this poem Call 419-244-2169 This simple poem is a parody of commercialism.  This poem mocks the lack of real content in many advertisements.  Unfortunately, countless advertisements bombard most any available space in our lives.  Such ads compete for our … Continue reading

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POEM: Evolution of a Writer

Evolution of a Writer You have evolved into quite a writer Could you write something for my company? He solicited Presumably thinking I was still into monkey business Not even grasping I was clearly out of my tree This poem … Continue reading

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POEM: Fermi Too

From Detroit to Toledo I drive by and by Monroe’s Fermi 2 Nuclear waste tower Falling over Penning only A plume of death In place of this poet A prophet taking Having called for its decommissioning Offers no comfort Only … Continue reading

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POEM: Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday Guess what I herd It’s Super Bowl™ Sabbath Quite coincidentally on Sunday And I’m not sure who’s playing who Perhaps the Cowboys and Indians Or the Lions and the Christians The eternal argument weather Its just A … Continue reading

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POEM: It’s About Time

One day I had a dream God came to me and said Meet me tomorrow at 4:32 pm On the bench In the small park At the corner of Ashland and Collingwood Near your home You have something I want … Continue reading

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POEM: Author Author Original

Author Author Original Many great authors Veritable prose Composed Many glorified pages Of legends owed Epitomizing a theme Depicting perfect variations Epic anecdotes In firmity Contracted By edifices Of many stories I prefer the novelty Of a single sentence Unleashing … Continue reading

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POEM: Ad Dulled State

Ad Dulled State Well come To this ad dulled state What will it take To see the light Tell a vision Divining every yen Razing the whys Jacking up All that meters Taxi’ing every quarter our Static being drug Swallowing … Continue reading

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POEM: As We Press Release

As We Press Release The defense department denies killing civilians The state department denies human rights abuses by trade partners The department of energy denies that nuclear power is anything but safe The criminal justice system denies institutional racism The … Continue reading

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POLITICAL CARTOON: CEO Jesus – The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth

CEO Jesus Speaks: The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth! Welcome to CEO Jesus!  This is the second installment a new Top Pun series of comics that will run on Sundays, featuring CEO Jesus, Free Market Jesus, Country Club Jesus, General … Continue reading

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POEM: Commercial Interruption

We interrupt this commercial Now that wasn’t so hard Or was it? How many times a day is our consciousness breached by some form of commercial interruption?  Way too many times!  I consider this commercial assault a major form of … Continue reading

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