Sunday, May 20, 2012

Democracy in the White City

via Occupy Wall Street: Over 100 Riot cops have just charged the protesters - few injured protesters - about 30 protesters have broken through but are being chased by police thugs. Protesters in main group now surrounded. (Chicago NATO Summit)

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Respect and Dignity

"My position is very, very simple. That I fought too long and too hard against discrimination based on race and color, not to stand up and fight against discrimination based on sexual orientation. If you’re going to provide civil rights and equality for everybody, you cannot draw a line, you cannot build a wall. We must respect the dignity and the worth of every human being whether they are gay or straight."

-John Lewis; US Congressman, Civil Rights Hero

Tuesday, May 15, 2012


A group of billionaires met in DC to discuss cutting Medicare. Said one "I would be so outraged if I actually paid taxes in this country."

Friday, May 4, 2012

Signed Copies!

Last year I wrote a book of short plays with a liberal bent. I thought, of all places, this would be ideal to promote. You can get it on Kindle or I can mail you a signed copy for $10, shipping and everything included! Just mail check with return address to:

Ben Ditmars
PO Box 340
Marion OH, 43301

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Tank in Oakland

The surest sign of a corrupt society is when tanks are used against its own people.