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Chapter 21 is titled

“The Great American About Face:

“There Was a Time When Kindness Was a Noble Thing; Nightmare Apparent”

of *Culture War, Class War 2022: Truth & Generations*

by Michael Adzema

THREAD… sillymickel.blogspot.com/2017/10/cultur… #Blue #compassion #MeanSpiritedness

CW22 21/1
“[*Chapter 21 text begins:*] “You don’t know what I’m getting at. But this is the indicator of the gradual change in our country that would be missed by those younger than myself.”

THREAD… wp.me/p1C4cs-2HP #Blue #compassion #MeanSpiritedness #FBR #Republicans

CW22 21/2
“I only see this glaring discrepancy because of having lived many years in an America whose values were different, and who thought differently, more compassionately than today.”

READ/DWL BOOK... drive.google.com/file/d/1ySbhcO… #FBR #compassion #Blue #MeanSpiritedness #resist

CW22 21/3
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Chapter 22, titled, “Better Off Than Fifty Years Ago?

“Rules Made to Benefit the Wealthy Are Now More Important Than Life”

Quotes/Highlights THREAD

Fr *Culture War Class War 2022: Truth & Generations*

by Michael Adzema

(published 10/2022)

sillymickel.blogspot.com/2017/10/cultur…

CW22Q 22/1
Quotes/Highlights THREAD

Fr *Culture War Class War 2022:

*Truth & Generations*

by Michael Adzema

(available on website, as wells as a free pdf file, & on Amazon in print & ebook, as of Oct 2022)

READ &/or dwnld entire BOOK free AT SITE...

wp.me/p1C4cs-2HP

CW22Q 22/2
“[*Quotes/highlights:*] “…these days you have the attitude, ‘A dollar laid is a dollar played’; people’s suffering is irrelevant to the game.” []

READ/DWL BOOK... drive.google.com/file/d/1ySbhcO… #Blue #Midterms #ClassWar #resist #Republicans #taxes #FilthyRich #economics

CW22 22/3
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Left Foot Forward:
Lurching the UK towards 'Reaganomics'

A ‘foot soldier’ for US economic fundamentalists, #Truss and her cabinet appear to be applying policy from an American right-wing playbook and lurching the country towards ‘#Reaganomics.’ /1
#RightWingWrong
/2 For the most part, since 1980, #Republican economic policy has revolved around a single policy - hefty tax cuts heavily tilted towards the rich with enormous budgetary deficits as a consequence. Under the Reagan Presidency (1980-1988), income tax was cut across the board
/3 and the top rate of income tax reduced from 70% to 28%. Both Reagan and Bush ran up enormous deficits via huge tax cuts. When Clinton came to power in 1993, he had an awful mess to clean up.

Apart from leading to higher income inequality and punishing the poor –
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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: This weekend, I watched a hacker jailbreak a John Deere tractor live on stage; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/08/15/dee…

#Pluralistic 1/
Tonight (Aug 15), I'll be joining the @buildbridges4am Book Club for the final installment of their discussion of my 2019 book "Radicalized":

mobilize.us/buildbridges4a… 2/
This weekend, I watched a hacker jailbreak a John Deere tractor live on stage: Total pwnage, with a a side of copyfraud.

3/ Image: Cryteria (modified) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wik
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What we're seeing right now in #onted is the result of decades of neglected #infrastructure. Even some brand-new schools do not have adequate ventilation systems because they cut corners when building them. 1/x
Public buildings have a lifespan of 50-70 years if maintained properly. Beyond that, the wiring and ventilation systems, to say nothing of the materials used in construction, are old enough to need a total overhaul even if nothing is obviously wrong with them (it will be.) 2/x
But Ontario has been nickel-and-diming school boards at least since the Mike Harris era. Very few schools have had the needed upgrades to their wiring or ventilation systems. Some of the results: 3/x
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