Rahm Emanuel 3.0, or “Crisis Initiation” (new glossary entries)

For more on this picture click here. I just noticed that the same organization that precipitated the Supreme Court case against the State of Texas for the right to put the Confederate flag on the license plate, is the one Governor Deal is dealing with now to redesign a plate in Georgia. It’s called the (more…)

Homework assignment…please watch this video before the show tomorrow….

I’ve mostly ignored what’s been happening in Ferguson because, like the George Zimmerman trial, I feel the incident was used to manipulate us and to divide us. I intended to do the same with the Eric Garner protests, particularly after I saw the protesters holding up pre-printed signs – that’s just too overproduced for me (more…)

What's at the bottom of the rabbit hole? The Report from Iron Mountain. Podcast of June 7, 2014 Show

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This is a must read, full stop: The Report from Iron Mountain. (See also, “another update” below.)

What’s at the bottom of the rabbit hole? The Report from Iron Mountain. Podcast of June 7, 2014 Show

Hour 1

Hour 2

Hour 3

This is a must read, full stop: The Report from Iron Mountain. (See also, “another update” below.)

Duck Dynasty Dust-Up

Unless I really can’t avoid it, I do avoid discussing divisive “wedge” issues on the air, and I did not make an exception for the Duck Dynasty dust-up, but I do want to take this opportunity to express one heartfelt view I have. I feel strongly that the American people, gay or straight, black or (more…)

Trayvon Martin: Guns Not Race

After the Trayvon Martin shooting I did a show about my view that the reason the powers that be were making a stink about the Trayvon Martin killing wasn’t because they care about “hate crime” but because they want to increase gun control. Here’s the opening segment of the show: The Monica Perez Show: Trayvon (more…)

Book Review: Drug Crazy by Mike Gray

Drug Crazy, by Mike Gray, is a page turner on the origins and impact of the Drug War in America. I have long been against the Drug War as a matter of principle: there is no justification for the group to force an individual to do or not to do a particular thing if the (more…)

Why Was Tax Day Late This Year?

Normally, Tax Day is April 15, but this year it’s April 17–that’s because the 15th was on a Sunday and the 16th is Emancipation Day, which is a holiday in DC that celebrates Lincoln’s signing of the DC Compensated Emancipation Act on April 16, 1862, nine months before the Emancipation Proclamation.  A little known fact, (more…)

Book Review: Drug Crazy by Mike Gray

Drug Crazy, by Mike Gray, is a page turner on the origins and impact of the Drug War in America. I have long been against the Drug War as a matter of principle: there is no justification for the group to force an individual to do or not to do a particular thing if the (more…)