They say they have so much faith in the private market. I say expose their lies, expose their ignorance, and show them for what they really are all about! What they really care about it the rich and the wealthy, and what they really want is to widen the gap between themselves and the poor and minorities. They should be allowed to cut all the programs for the poor and money for states and find out that all that money simply doesn’t go into some mystical government machine. The money actually goes toward people and paychecks, and when it disappears you will have more joblessness, more unemployment, and more poor and angry people. Let them reap what they sow; I say let the G.O.P plant their own seeds of destruction. When the Social Security checks don’t go out, and the schools and parks are closed, and a lot of little things that most Americans take for granted are gone, then we’ll see the reaction from the public. Continue reading What does this Republican lead attack on teachers mean for the future of America?
It was little over one hundred years ago, on March 9, 1907, that Indiana’s General Assembly passed one of America’s first actual compulsory sterilization laws, aimed at “confirmed criminals, idiots, imbeciles, and rapists”. Indiana also had a number of sterilizations before the law was even passed. These sterilizations were carried out by a Dr. Harry Sharp in the Indiana State Reformatory on male inmates to “cure” masturbators. Continue reading The Secret History of American Eugenics
Last Rights It was about 8 O’clock in the morning, when he came over. Swaggering through the doorway, his gun … Continue reading Last Rights