by Wilson Krause Old folks’ homes are not the most pleasant of places. For one thing, they’re so sterile that they more closely resemble hospitals than houses. They’ve got that hospital smell, the one that makes me want to stay home and snap my compound fracture back into place by […]
by Steve Corbett Alone and desperate in his cell, Mark Glaze hung himself October 28 in the scandal-ridden Lackawanna County Prison in Scranton, PA. Locked up on drunken driving and other charges after he fled police in September, the national gun control champion died October 31 in a city hospital. […]
by Steve Corbett By the time I got home from President Joe Biden’s Scranton speech last month, I stood with my official White House issued Gonzo Today press credential hanging from my neck, fuming in the kitchen, threatening to tear off my white dress shirt without unbuttoning the buttons. My […]
by Steve Corbett – Greetings from Scranton Worried that conquest, war, famine and death frame our species’ current hell on earth? Fear not. Come to Biden Street. City officials here in President Joe Biden’s Pennsylvania birthplace recently approved a resolution to rename good old-fashioned Spruce Street as Biden Street, rechristening […]
by Steve Corbett – (Greetings From Scranton) Gas up the Corvette, Mr. President, it’s time to hit the high road. I’ve invited Joe Biden to pick me up in Scranton so we can tear down the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Bill Cosby’s Elkins Park estate and demand Cosby give back the […]
[Leonard] Cohen was the anti-Trump. Any and all forms of (soul-resonate) poetry stand as a rebuke to the crass reality show con man’s narcissism. US capitalism works as reverse alchemy: it transforms gold into shit-dust.
From Pittsburgh to Philadelphia, and all the small towns in between, Pennsylvania is crucial to both campaigns, so much so that I’d go so far as to call Pennsylvania the new Florida on the 2020 Electoral College map.
How does a “realist” come to believe the US — a dictatorship of money, with a sub-banana republic voting system — is a democratic republic?