There's only one thing corporate America hates more than paying their fair share of taxes, and that's paying American workers a fair and decent wage. There follows a current rant on unemployment, the "I" of the Newt, a middle finger for the voters in Michigan, a tax the rich harangue, and some … [Read more...] about Winter’s A-Comin’! Part II
Winter's A-Comin'! Part I After a whirlwind swing through the Bay Area last spring, thanks to the incomparable Lowry and Linda McFerrin (from Proforma and Left Coast Writers respectively), James J. Patterson and wife, poet, Rose Solari, were off to The Land of the Northern Pine for some needed R&R … [Read more...] about Winter’s A-Comin’!
Thomas Paine Scholar At Gadsby's Tavern! Paine Scholar Patrick Hughes was the featured speaker at Thomas Paine's 274th birthday celebration at Gadsby's Tavern in Old Town Alexandria on Jan. 29th. Mr. Hughes gave an inspired talk on Paine birthday celebrations over the past 200 years and helped Alan … [Read more...] about Thomas Paine Scholar At Gadsby’s Tavern!
Bermuda Shorts Movie Trailer! Beet Root Productions in partnership with Alan Squire Publishing has produced a trailer for James J. Patterson's new book, Bermuda Shorts! Simply click on the image at the right to view, and turn the sound up! … [Read more...] about Bermuda Shorts Trailer
ASP CELEBRATES THOMAS PAINE! On Saturday, Januray 29th, 2011, Alan Squire Publishing celebrated the birthday of Thomas Paine, rviving a proud tradition that goes back to the opening decades of the 19th Century. Sixty people gathered at Gadsby's Tavern in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. There was … [Read more...] about ASP Celebrates Paine
The Only Way Out Of The Financial Crisis! Economist Paul Krugman smells smoke, so he's yelling "Fire!"! In an op-ed piece in the New York Times, he sees a new and prolonged depression setting in. Meanwhile, Simon Jenkins at the London Guardian has a solution that could and should take fire all … [Read more...] about The Only Way Out!