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Tony Powers is a writer/actor/musician. His full bio may be seen by clicking on the picture, and then clicking on either of the 2 boxes below it.
barkinginthedark has written 501 posts for Barking In The Dark

THE FAMILY: THE SHADOW GROUP THAT RULES D.C. – AND US. NOW, MORE THAN EVER WE NEED TO BE AWARE OF THE FORCES ARRAYED AGAINST US.

Donald J. Trump is the perfect empty vessel. An amoral receptacle ready and eager to be filled with especially anti-democratic ideas. Ideas that cater to his lust for authoritarian power. And, like many others before him he is being carefully manipulated by certain members of Congress – and others in industry in positions of that … Continue reading

THE MEPHISTIS

From Roman mythology: Mefitis (or Mephitis; Mefite in Italian) the Minor Goddess of the poisonous gases emitted from the ground in swamps and volcanic vapors. The poisonous miasma coming off of Donald Trump, which has festered inside him for his entire existence, is now threatening to suffocate every one of us just as it has … Continue reading

WE ARE HISTORY

We are now bearing witness to the logical end of an “experiment” which began in blood with the exploitation and subsequent extermination of the native American inhabitants of this country. The native Americans who were so unfortunate as to be “discovered” in 1492. The extermination of these native Americans continued on for over four centuries … Continue reading

CAN THIS REALLY BE WHAT WE DESERVE?

And so it is left to Vice-President Joseph R. Biden, a real human being, with real human feelings, to speak the words of consolation to the families of all the innocent black citizens of our country who have been slain by the very police sworn to protect the rights of these Americans. The words that … Continue reading

YAY! LET’S SHOOT OUR TAX MONIES INTO SPACE! YIPPEE!

From today’s New York Times; “Millions of Children Face “Dire” Wait for Hunger Aid” The US has spent $486 billion over 57 years on human spaceflight, an average of $8.3 billion a year. Long before this terrible pandemic struck I could not understand why, when our infrastructure was/is crumbling, when our people were/are going hungry, … Continue reading

THESE ARE SOME OF THE MONIES THAT TRUMP (AND HIS FAMILY) HAS STOLEN FROM WE, THE TAXPAYERS

From;  https://rubengallego.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/how-much-money-has-gone-directly-treasury-trump-family-bank-accounts    The GAO reported in January 2019 that just 4 of President Trump’s trips to Mar-a-Lago cost taxpayers more than $13 million, not including the salaries of government personnel traveling with him. President Trump has reportedly spent more than 220 days at Trump properties during his presidency – about 29% of his time as … Continue reading