Monthly Archives: August 2015

Blog Roll Additions

by William Skink YES! magazine has a great interview with UM professor and activist, George Price, which you can read here. His blog, Learning Earthways, has been added to the blog roll. I like this Q/A especially: van Gelder: It … Continue reading

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Have Tactical Nukes Already Being Used?

by William Skink There was an explosion caught on camera in Yemen earlier this year that sparked speculation about whether or not the explosion was the result of a tactical nuke. There is similar speculation about the explosion in Tianjin. … Continue reading

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Missoula Smoke Bowl (note: this post is not about pot)

by William Skink The smoke outside is awful. We are keeping the kids inside as much as possible, even the one who isn’t breathing air yet. But life goes on, and though Mom isn’t a smoker, right now, if she’s … Continue reading

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Democrat Foreign Policy Strategy for 2016: Shhhhhh

by William Skink Democrat strategists like Stephanie Cutter are trying to cast foreign policy as a Republican base issue. Here’s how a Huffington Post piece starts out: There’s a decent chance the 2016 presidential election will be about national security. … Continue reading

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Marching to the Tunes of Different Drummers…

By JC I don’t get the reflexive knee-jerk reaction to articles quoted from Counterpunch. The lede to Skink’s recent post is a piece from Sam Husseini, the communications director for the Institute for Public Accuracy. Husseini’s article received widespread postings, … Continue reading

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Why Does Bernie Sanders Back Saudi Interventions in the ME?

by William Skink Bernie Sanders backs Saudi intervention in the Middle East. This is what he said to Wolf Blitzer: “What we need now, and this is not easy stuff, I think the President is trying, you need to bring … Continue reading

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Drainbow

by William Skink I think it was the guy with the guns and alpaca that finally did it for me. I am so frustrated with the “travelers” that blow through town every summer to spange, get fucked up and just … Continue reading

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The Price of Brunch

by William Skink Griz football is about to start, and so is the UM presidential schmooze circuit. Normally that wouldn’t be news, but with UM facing a projected budget shortfall of 5.7 million dollars, any expenditure is fair game for … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism is Not a Game China is Winning

by William Skink We are on the precipice of a “correction” in the stock market. How’s that for semantics? After years of zero interest liquidity pouring into banks like booze down an alcoholic’s throat, it’s about to get real ugly … Continue reading

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American Foreign Policy: Control or Chaos

by William Skink As Don bids Montana adieu for an extended period of traveling, other intelligently discontented writers will pick up the slack at Intelligent Discontent. One of those writers, The Polish Wolf, is already penning such intelligent missives, like … Continue reading

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