Tag Archives: America

A Poem for the 4th of July

Immigrants in Our Own Land by Jimmy Santiago Baca We are born with dreams in our hearts, looking for better days ahead. At the gates we are given new papers, our old clothes are taken and we are given overalls … Continue reading

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TCS: Gold Mountain, Golden Door

Good Morning! ___________________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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White Supremacist League of the South Plans to Honor John Wilkes Booth in April…Gears Up to Form Paramilitary Group in Hopes of Advancing a Second Southern Secession

By Elaine Magliaro On February 12th, League of the South president Michael Hill wrote the following information on his organization’s website under a post titled Honoring John Wilkes Booth: The League of the South looks to the present and future. However, … Continue reading

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Another Bad Trade Deal for the United States Like NAFTA?

By Elaine Magliaro Robert Reich, who served as Secretary of Labor in President Bill Clinton’s administration, is currently the Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and Senior Fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies. … Continue reading

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