Over the last 6 months I slowly put the pieces together. I knew she was very religious but something always seemed a bit off. She was always inviting me to “bible studies” and offering to teach me things about myself, about the world through the bible.
Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. I bought myself a Mercedes when my first car blew up and I don want to drive anything else ever again. But then I moved to NYC 2 years later and having a car here is just stupid, so I buy clothes. I drove the car back home and gave it to my mom..
I’m persuaded that Carlin was right to the extent that fascism of any kind will come to America, it will do so in the guise of something “progressive.” Indeed, American progressives, particularly before Hitler arrived on the scene in the 1930s, were openly sympathetic to Italian fascism. This isn’t to say they copied it (or the fascism of Soviet Russia), as many claim. But rather that the ideas that gave birth to and fueled American progressivism philosophical pragmatism, Bismarckian “top down socialism,” Marxism, eugenics and more share common intellectual sources and impulses with those that gave us both socialism and fascism..
Brown to postpone the game on April 9 that fell upon King’s funeral. Clemente and Wickersham then wrote a statement to the public on behalf of the club that explained, in part: “We are doing this because we white and black players respect what Dr. King has done for mankind.”.
Since they first appeared 20 years ago, China’s labor nongovernmental organizations have suffered regular rounds of repression and harassment, including tax audits, mafia violence and continual interrogation by security officials. But this most recent repression is more serious. It seems that the Communist Party is intent on stamping out labor activism in civil society once and for all..
WESSEL: Well, I think it started with China a slowdown there, and the government’s ham fisted response and with a surprisingly sharp and persistent drop in oil prices, both because there’s more oil production, but also signs that there’s less demand, which is a symptom of less demand for everything in the world economy. But what’s interesting is the overall stock market has now fallen more than the energy sector, and bank stocks have fallen even more than that, partly because they lent so much money to the energy industry and partly because interest rates are so low they’re finding it hard to make money. It’s a vicious cycle, you know.