Category Archives: St. Petersburg Independents

We, too, are “Deplorables”

— An Interview with Don DeBar, conducted by Rose Roby Don DeBar is a highly-respected broadcast journalist and a courageous leader and former candidate for the Green Party.  As Senior Producer at Community Public Radio CPR News (CPR), he has … Continue reading

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Independent isn’t just another word for nothing left to sell.

Already Greens are starting to leave. We fought hard, we fought brave, we endured the full viciousness of the Hillary machine. We were endangering the U.S. role as leader of the Free World. We are endangering the world order of … Continue reading

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Jill Stein vs. the Two Horsemen of the Apocalypse

“The Green Party is all about integrity. I didn’t say purity. I said integrity.” — Ajamu Baraka, Green Party 2016 vice-presidential candidate. I am afraid. Very afraid. I fear that Donald Trump will unleash a race war, will empower white … Continue reading

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… the Centre Cannot Hold

We’ve all heard the poem that goes: “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; … The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.” We are supposed to lament the “best lacking all conviction,” but in … Continue reading

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But Now, God Knows, Anything Goes

“You liberals won the day. Now political reactionaries are taking over ‘cause you liberals won and anything goes.” — Dr. Fred Newman, 1996, from the play “What Is To Be Dead? (Philosophical Scenes)” When I first saw that play so … Continue reading

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It was once called Armistice Day

It was the day the killing stopped, 11th minute of the 11th hour of the 11th day of November, 1918. The killing had included 10 million soldiers and some 7 million civilians. At the front, there was no celebration … … Continue reading

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Sir Isaac Newton and the Democratic Party

— Submitted by Jeff Roby August 29, 2015 Thus far I have explained the phenomena of the heavens and of our sea by the force of gravity, but I have not yet assigned a cause to gravity. Indeed, this force … Continue reading

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Cui bono? the Sanders debate examined

Or rather, “to whose benefit?” The key forensic question in legal and police investigation. — submitted by Jeff Roby August 17, 2015 Here’s the best-case scenario I envision. Progressives register Democrat (if they haven’t already done so), work hard on … Continue reading

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