Category: The 99%

Hillary, Billary and Chillary

By Mickey Friedman April 28, 2016 Hillary, Billary, & Chillary. With offices in Little Rock, Chappaqua, and Panama City. And for you tweeters: hashtag ExperienceMatters. I know you Bernouts are resentful. But “corrupt” is just your mean-spirited way of re-defining…

Let the Voting Begin

By Bill Shein February 5, 2016 Our brief, abbreviated, far-too-short presidential campaign (sarcasm heavy) has finally entered the brief, abbreviated, far-too-short (sarcasm heavier) phase where voters have their say. Where the oft-repeated, cringe-worthy claims that “the only poll that matters…

Money Honey

January 28, 2016 By Mickey Friedman Clyde McPhatter and The Drifters sang: “Well, I’ve learned my lesson and now I know/ The sun may shine and the winds may blow/ The women may come and the women may go/ But…

Occupy Rome

By Mickey Friedman December 8, 2013 I would have said my mother is rolling over in her grave except she has no grave to roll over in. I scattered her ashes where we had scattered my father’s ashes. But she’s…

The War’s Not Over

Mickey Friedman January 7. 2012 Few Americans know about David Emanuel Hickman. The media jabbers about Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum and neglects David Emanuel Hickman. For all their rhetoric about standing tall and…

Occupy Christmas

Mickey Friedman December 25, 2011 As 2011 comes to a close, it’s fair to say Occupy has occupied the land. Far from the opening and closing bells of Wall Street, and its powerful bull, here in the southern Berkshires, Occupy…

Some More Moments Of Occupy

Mickey Friedman November 22, 2011 Remember the mythic and mystical friendly neighborhood policeman. He is alive and well in the form of Retired Police Captain Ray Lewis of the Philadelphia Police Department. Captain Lewis was recently arrested as part of…