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Logic arises from the temporal circumstances of thinking - Charles Sanders Peirce

Logic is not founded upon psychology We have our choice between several ways of thinking Logical treatises never say anything about what "ought to be thought"
These pages are texts drawn from Feibleman 1969 This from page 82 Much consists of actual words of Peirce Some include my parsings Some include Feibleman parsings The objective is simply to produce stand-alone texts that may inspire musings in themselves
Metaphysics ought to be founded on logic  - Charles Sanders Peirce |  ShortFormContent at Blogger
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"True the Vote" Suppression Reveals the Racist Impunity of the Koch Brothers

Voter Harassment, Circa 2012 - "True the Vote grew out of a Tea Party group in Texas, the King Street Patriots, with the assistance of Americans for Prosperity, a group founded by the Koch brothers that works to elect conservative Republicans. It has developed its own software to check voter registration lists against driver’s license and property records. Those kinds of database matches are notoriously unreliable because names and addresses are often slightly different in various databases, but the group uses this technique to challenge more voters.

In 2009 and 2010, for example, the group focused on the Houston Congressional district represented by Sheila Jackson Lee, a black Democrat. After poring over the records for five months, True the Vote came up with a list of 500 names it considered suspicious and challenged them with election authorities. Officials put these voters on “suspense,” requiring additional proof of address, but in most cases voters had simply c…

In four years the GOP has shown us in myriad ways it is the servant of the Cheney Agenda

The tide is turning That is the Roger Waters song that coursed through us in 2008 In 2012 the tide IS turning and once again the President's vision has been spot on We cannot have change we can believe in until we see the beast In four years the GOP has shown us in myriad ways that it is the servant of the Cheney Agenda Big Oil Its weapon has been its erroneous understanding of the President It is proving so wrong that they have now lost They flop around like a doomed and noxious fish They are laughed at by a knowing people The tide is turning
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