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INEQUALITY – SHOCKING NUMBERS

By jerrybeller / November 5, 2015

For most of us, the worst case of inequality would be one percent of the world population owning 99 percent of the world’s wealth. It’s also a major focus of my upcoming book. INEQUALITY TREND New studies suggest we’re heading towards the worst-case scenario. One percent of the world’s population will soon own 99 percent of […]

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NOAM CHOMSKY INTERVIEW

By jerrybeller / November 4, 2015

There’s much to learn in the Noam Chomsky interview. He explains to Abby Martin the shift to the right in both political parties. He suggests it no longer matters what the public thinks, as major corporations and the richest Americans control our government. NOAM CHOMSKY INTERVIEW Noam Chomsky tells Abby Martin how the corporations have taken total […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA – LIKE ME, LIKE ME NOT

By jerrybeller / October 26, 2015

As if social media does not provide trolls and dimwits too many tools already, the latest idea is to add a dislike button to create a LIKE ME, LIKE ME NOT feature to every post. SOCIAL MEDIA LIKE ME, LIKE ME NOT The dislike button seems to be a Facebook idea at the moment, but we […]

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Trevor Noah Reviews Democratic Debate

By jerrybeller / October 21, 2015

Both informative and hilarious, the Daily show’s Trevor Noah reviews the first democratic Democratic Debate. As a fan of both Noah and the Daily Show, I’ve come to expect this type of commentary. Why do comedians do a better job of reporting than the mainstream media? Trevor Noah Reviews Democratic Debate I thought John Stewart […]

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COMMON GROUND – BIPARTISAN SOLUTIONS

By jerrybeller / October 20, 2015

I will post several blogs related to my Common Ground book series. Conservatives, liberals, moderates, democrats, republicans, independents, all races, all income groups, and types of Americans are invited to participate. COMMON GROUND I view the election as another opportunity to bring people together around common ground issues. We’ve been divided roughly since the Revolutionary […]

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Larry David for President – Larry does Bernie

By jerrybeller / October 18, 2015

Larry David for President? I would love it! Larry David impersonates Bernie Sanders on Saturday Night Live. Who didn’t love Curb Your Enthusiasm? Larry constantly said things most people only think. Remind you of somebody else? Yes, Bernie is doing in this campaign what Larry David did so brilliantly on Curb Your Enthusiasm. Larry David […]

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Bernie Sanders Interview – Bill Maher

By jerrybeller / October 17, 2015

Bernie Sanders Interview, October 16, 2015. Bill Maher & Bernie discuss a wide range of issues. Love him or hate him, Bernie Sanders has awakened hope in millions of Americans. Bernie is America’s oldest Rock Star:  Following the Democratic Debate, Bernie Sanders was the most clicked name on Google. It drives some people crazy, but Bernie […]

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Back to the Future – Why is 2015 so disappointing?

By jerrybeller / October 16, 2015

This hilarious parody of BACK TO THE FUTURE sends Marty to the real 2015. Remember 1985. We expected so much more of 2015 back then. BACK TO THE FUTURE – We expected so much more of 2015 In 1985, were we silly to expect major improvement in the human condition the next thirty years? We […]

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Chappelle – Letterman – Dave & Dave

By jerrybeller / October 16, 2015

In this video, re-titled CHAPPELLE – LETTERMAN – DAVE & DAVE, Chappelle looks back on his decision to walk away from $50 Million and his mega hit show. Chappelle – Letterman – Dave & Dave In the summer of 2014, Letterman interviewed Dave Chappelle. The conversation focused on what prompted Dave to make such an unfathomable […]

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Donald Trump – Perfect Candidate, Wrong Continent

By jerrybeller / October 14, 2015

Donald Trump – “Perfect candidate, but wrong continent.”  Trevor Noah puts his stamp on the Daily Show. DONALD TRUMP As Trevor Noah illustrates in the video, if you can’t laugh at Donald Trump, you probably are incapable of laughing.  As a comedian or writer, you have to love a character like Trump. Now don’t get […]

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