Brasserie Breschard

Beer, Books, Bread, and Circuses

Peter Breschard

Peter Breschard
Location
Michigan, USA
Birthday
November 14
Bio
A WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS GIFT is available now at Amazon and at serious bookstores -------------- -------------- Peter Breschard was born during the second half of the 20th century in the westernmost section of Long Island, New York; Breukelen. Reared in a suburban hamlet whose name honors famed Quaker Abolitionist Elias Hicks, Breschard has lived and worked in Boston, New York City, New Bedford, Stockbridge, Los Angeles, and Okemos, Michigan. Eschewing a narrowly focused career path, Breschard has at various times paid dues to the United Auto Workers, the Teamsters, the Screen Actors Guild, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and the Federation of Government Employees. Working as a cabbie, teacher, social worker, actor, federal agent, bookstore scout, production accountant, background artist, PC mechanic, census enumerator, stand-in, carpenter, floral deliveryperson, paperboy, caddy, Wall Street drone, portrayer of fictional characters; Breschard has never endorsed Hemingway's dictum regarding wars and writing. Peter Breschard's fictions have appeared in numerous publications.

MY RECENT POSTS

NOVEMBER 19, 2014 12:30PM

The Donkey in Rehab



(TRANSCRIPT OF THERAPY SESSION NUMBER 3)

First one's always free. As universal a rule as you’re going to find.

That’s what they say.

When did you start? Was the first taste so attractive? So irresistible? 

You don’t get it. It wasRead full post »
OCTOBER 21, 2014 8:13PM

MONSANTO OWNS YOUR SPERM

(Published by CounterPunch)

 

 


Should have learned by now but how were you supposed to know you should always read the fine print on your cereal box. 

 

 

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You sit down at the kitchen table. Pour breakfast kibble into a bowl, add milk, and eat. That&rsquRead full post »

Finally today Obama called his predecessor a war criminal.

 Under Geneva, Obama must prosecute the war criminal torturers 0r he becomes one himself.

 The President of the United States cannot allow self-confessed war criminals like Bush and Cheney to run free.

 

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AUGUST 22, 2012 12:30PM

for all Obama groupies - The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/08/liberals-need-to-start-holding-obama-responsible-for-his-policies/261399/

from The Atlantic 

Liberals Need to Start Holding Obama Responsible for His Policies

 Conor Friedersdorf is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where he focuse… Read full post »

AUGUST 12, 2012 11:37AM

Ike

JUNE 28, 2012 2:56PM

Health Care Alert!

 

 

 

The Obama Administration today announced that all households in America must purchase either cable or satellite television service in order to receive educational broadcasts necessary to hold down ever rising health costs. There will be a tax penalty if such services are not purc… Read full post »

 

 

 

Will the Supreme Court rule that it is legal for the federal government to force citizens to pay taxes directly to private corporations?

 

 

 

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JUNE 25, 2012 5:14PM

Jimmy Carter shames Obama



A Cruel and Unusual Record
By JIMMY CARTER

THE United States is abandoning its role as the global champion of human rights.

Revelations that top officials are targeting people to be assassinated abroad, includi… Read full post »
JUNE 18, 2012 2:23PM

My Life in Pictures

 

 

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watercolor 

 

 

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fountain pen

 

 

cartridge pen

 

 

bic

 

 

smith corona

 

  

floppy pc

 

 

laptop

 

 

tombstone 

 

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MAY 28, 2012 3:58PM

Almost 70 years ago

 

2nd row, 2nd from right. Cyril G. Stapleton. He was a combat Marine machine gunner for two seconds at Saipan. My only uncle. Another dead child soldier.

 

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http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/8095-chris-hedges-%7C-totalitarian-systems-always-begin-by-rewriting-the-law

 

"Franz Kafka understood the totalitarian misuse of law, the ability by the state to make law serve injustice and yet be held up as the impartial arbiter of good and evil. In his storiRead full post »

MARCH 13, 2012 1:18PM

Bugsy Lands a Second Line - fiction

 (3,100 words)
 
 
BUGSY LANDS A SECOND  LINE 


Bugsy’s foot is falling asleep. He shifts his weight then sends the gofer for another cup of coffee. 
"Here you go, Mr. Siegel, anything else?" 
The studios insist on assigning Bugsy his… Read full post »

the right to trial, habeas corpus or judicial due process

MARCH 10, 2012 6:11PM

Vote Green! Or Obama might kill you!

Obama has given himself the right to execute American citizens at will. Don't you think it's time he was stopped?

MARCH 6, 2012 3:30PM

Let's Talk!

 
Let’s talk money.

Let’s talk about how much a bullet costs. Initial costs plus all the follow-ups.

Let’s talk about how many dollars are needed to clean up the damage done when a gallon of gasoline combusts.

Let’s talk about how much private prisons pocket out of… Read full post »

 The Green Party urges the Supreme Court to strike down the Affordable Care Act's health insurance mandates, sees a chance for Medicare For All

GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:
Monday, March 5, 2012

Contacts:
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, cel/… Read full post »

FEBRUARY 28, 2012 7:52PM

Defeat George W. Bush!

 

How can anyone possibly vote for George W. Bush again?

Why would any sane American cast a ballot for Bush to serve an almost unprecedented fourth term?

It’s horrific enough that we still have troops in Afghanistan but in his present term, George W. has stepped out of line so manyRead full post »

FEBRUARY 25, 2012 9:41AM

Are You A War Criminal? (repost)

Does voting for Democrats mean you’ll have blood on your hands?

What has been established over the past two years is that the Democratic Party is most likely as guilty of war crimes as the Republican Party. war crimesDuring the time the Republican Party controlled the U.S. military, numerous… Read full post »

FEBRUARY 22, 2012 3:09PM

The Big Distractions



The lesser of two evils is still… evil.

Who decides what the American public focuses its attention upon on a day-to-day basis?

With this nation at war with innumerable countries, with habeas corpus being tossed into the waste bin, with self-confessed torturers having their crimes swept und… Read full post »
FEBRUARY 20, 2012 11:05AM

Obama is no Clinton

 

 

Al Green? You settle for so little.

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Nadler: Bush Memoir Proves Criminal Use of Torture, Requires Accountability for the Sake of American Principles and Safety

Nov 9, 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Today, in response to President Bush’s admission in his memoir that he had personally authorized the use of torture while in office, Con

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FEBRUARY 16, 2012 11:04AM

WHAT OBAMA WILL NOT SAY TO GET RE-ELECTED

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JANUARY 4, 2012 4:15PM

My Love Affair with Barack Obama

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My Love Affair with Barack Obama for Nook

My Love Affair with Barack Obama for Kindle

My Love Affair with Barack Obama on actual paper

Some of the  contents might be familiar to some of you.

Can't beat the price.  Read full post »


Now that Senator Bernie Sanders has collected over 109,000 electronic signatures in support of the  Saving American Democracy Amendment, which would help restore the definition of citizens as being human beings, you might ask yourself why you haven’t heard about Sanders’ amendment i… Read full post »


Support the Saving American Democracy Amendment

 

This might be  your most important action this week.

The Senate proposed the Eighteenth Amendment on December 18, 1917. Having been approved by 36 states, the 18th Amendment was ratified on January 16, 1919 and effected on January 17, 1920.Read full post »