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The Left Bank

A group for political progressives and warriors for truth and justice. Socialism isn't a bad word here.

Members: 81
Latest Activity: Jul 14

The group logo is an image of Manjushri, the buddhist god of widsom. He is depicted with a sword symbolizing the power of wisdom to cut through ignorance. This image came from the following website: .

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Science and Congress

Started by Henry Brown. Last reply by Henry Brown May 2, 2013. 1 Reply

International Tax Rates

Started by Henry Brown Apr 9, 2013. 0 Replies

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Comment by Henry Brown on December 8, 2012 at 8:37am

"Why is it that we don't have a farm bill?" Vilsack said. "It isn't just the differences of policy. It's the fact that rural America with a shrinking population is becoming less and less relevant to the politics of this country, and we had better recognize that and we better begin to reverse it."  Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack

Comment by Henry Brown on December 7, 2012 at 7:08am

I invite everyone to join a new group which I Have created  which could have some interest to some!

Group Name: Climate Change

To provide a central point for discussion of the various issues surrounding Climate Change

Comment by Henry Brown on November 22, 2012 at 7:53am

A quote that fits so many issues!

“Zombie ideas” are “beliefs about policy that have been repeatedly refuted with evidence and analysis but refuse to die,” Paul Krugman   in the NY Times:

Comment by Henry Brown on October 13, 2012 at 9:55am

sorta good for a grin?!?!

Do google image search for  "completely wrong"

Comment by Henry Brown on September 20, 2012 at 8:28am

And this from a hard core tea-partier....

"My service on the court has been profoundly satisfying." Over the last decade, I have worked with outstanding jurists at the court in the development of the law and have made and solidified lifelong friendships." Retiring Texas Supreme Court Justice Dale Wainwright

From the Austin Texas Statesman

Comment by Henry Brown on September 17, 2012 at 8:51am

have posted this quote elsewhere, thought I would share here!

"However [political parties] may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usurp for themselves the reins of government, destroying afterwards the very engines which have lifted them to unjust dominion." - George Washington's Farewell Address, Sept. 17, 1796

Comment by Henry Brown on July 22, 2012 at 3:14pm

From a facebook "Group" 

Nuff said!

Comment by Henry Brown on July 20, 2012 at 2:07pm

Humor I THINK from

Comment by Henry Brown on July 17, 2012 at 8:58am

Have posted a discussion which SHOULD have some interest to some!

Title: SOPA Refuses to DIe

Comment by Henry Brown on July 17, 2012 at 8:51am

Interesting quote/image from a NSFW Tumblr blog:


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