- Are Democrats starting to win the battle of ideas? Maybe.
- Why has the Media started to go so hard on Romney? Four reasons.
- Surprise! Almost 80% of the “independent” money flowing into the 2012 campaign is the reasult of the “Citizens United effect.”
- Since 1990, white Americans without any college education have seen their life expectancy drop by four years! Falling life expectancy in a rich country is almost unheard of.
- A map of inequality state-by-state. Yeah, inequality is high in the South. But, it’s also very high in large northern states with big urban areas. California is one of the most economically unequal states, as are New York and Illinois.
- Homer Simpson votes for president!
- A conservative seriously doubts that congressional Republicans would start cooperating with President Obama if he wins reelection.
Who and What
We are the Civilized Conversation Club of San Diego!
Our goal is to revive the lost art of civilized conversation. We invite you to come enrich our discussions with your presence and viewpoints. We gather weekly at a local café for respectful, animated, intelligent conversation.
When and Where
Panera Café, 5620 Balboa Ave. in San Diego. At the intersection with Genesee.
EVERY Monday at 7pm (capacity 20+).
July 3: What does the USA stand for?
July 10: Is technology ruining our attention spans?
July 17: Is urban v. rural our worst political divide?
July 24: Our criminal justice system’s purpose – Punishment, revenge, rehab?
July 31: Is the future African?
Aug 7: Does History have a direction/goal?
Aug 14: Can California resist the Trump/GOP agenda?
Aug 21: A new American Nationalism?
Aug 28: What do today’s movies/TV shows say about our society?
Sept 4: Are corporate monopolies wrecking our economy?
Sept 11: Time to rethink the U.S.-Saudi alliance?
Sept 18: Does Big Money really control U.S. politics?
Sept 25: “Fair Trade” – What is it and do we need it?
More – See “upcoming mtg schedule” tab.
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