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Iknow why poor whites chant "Trump, Trump, Trump"...

Interesting article. Even though i am a poor white male who could never voye for Trump, i certainly know my share of poor white males that did, and are proud of it.

From the era of slavery to the rise of Donald Trump, wealthy elites have relied on the loyalty of poor whites. All Americans deserve better.

I’m just a poor white trash motherfucker. No one cares about me.

met the man who said those words while working as a bartender in the Ozark Mountains of northwest Arkansas. It was a one-street town in Benton County. It had a beauty parlor, a gas station, and a bar where locals came on Friday nights to shoot the shit over cheap drinks and country music. I arrived in Arkansas by way of another little town in Louisiana, where all but a few local businesses had boarded up when Walmart moved in. In Arkansas, I was struggling to survive. I served drinks in the middle of the afternoon to people described as America’s “white underclass” — in other words, people just like me.

Read a lot more here:http://www.stirjournal.com/2016/04/01/
Posted by ghostsinthemachine | Sun May 28, 2017, 03:06 PM (10 replies)

Al Franken in 2020?

Did You Hear The One About Al Franken in 2020?
“Aaah … no,” Franken said when I asked if he’d “ever run for president.” But in the Age of Trump, there’s a certain logic to the idea.
By Howard Fineman

WASHINGTON ― Al Franken and I have been friends for 30 years, so I got right to the point.

“Will you ever run for president?” I demanded to know in an interview with the 66-year-old Minnesota Democratic senator this week.

Posted by ghostsinthemachine | Fri May 26, 2017, 04:39 PM (12 replies)

Welcome to 'Kushnerville', USA

The Beleaguered Tenants of ‘Kushnerville’

Tenants in more than a dozen Baltimore-area rental complexes complain about a property owner who they say leaves their homes in disrepair, humiliates late-paying renters and often sues them when they try to move out. Few of them know that their landlord is the president’s son-in-law.

Posted by ghostsinthemachine | Wed May 24, 2017, 06:34 PM (1 replies)

Trump Supporters needed for Paid event (San Diego)


Trump Supporters needed for Paid event (San Diego) : $14/hr plus free lunch
Supporters of The President needed for Pro America protest to counter UnAmerican protesters at upcoming event. Bring friends and family to increase numbers (those over 18 will be paid). Those with protest experience or professionals (doctors, lawyers, politicians) encouraged to apply.
$14 per hour plus a free bag lunch

Posted by ghostsinthemachine | Tue May 2, 2017, 04:28 PM (13 replies)

A musical legend died onstage last night

https://m. at his 70th birthday party. Col Bruce​ Hampton, patriarch of the East Coast jam scene. No limit to the guy's influence to the scene.no Col Bruce and an awful lot of bands don't happen. Phish, Widespread Panic, Leftover Salmon, Blueground Undergrass and so many more.
Posted by ghostsinthemachine | Tue May 2, 2017, 10:00 AM (13 replies)
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