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Grey and Drizzling in America

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It's drizzling this morning, here in Bucks County PA, perhaps representative of the state of America-- so many out of work, the hope for change Obama promised  splashed in puddles, with no sign of the clear skys of justice and fairness in sight. Roosevelt said that it was the people who forced  him to do the right things. Well, we're at that point now. Obama's lousy appointees are maintaining the status quo that Obama told us would be unacceptable. We-- you, me, your family, friends and neighbors have to get active-- more active than ever. Electing a Democrat did not do the job. It set the stage so the job could be done, but the democrats need to be pushed and shoved or they will sit on their fat, comfortable, well-insured with government health care asses until we make them get off them and do what is right, what America desperately needs to have done. 

So get involved. Volunteer here (see www.opednews.com/faq for ways to volunteer) join local orgs and national orgs. BUt do something every day. Let your legislator know you are pissed. Check with your friends and neighbors and make sure they know who their legislators are and make sure they contact them too. We can make this a better nation and a better world, but it's going to take work and we will never be able to rest on our laurels. 

So.... what are you waiting for. Get out there. Get out of bed. Get of the couch. Turn off the TV. Okay. Finish your coffee first. But then, get out there. Make some noise. Raise a ruckus. Put a metaphorical fire under some politician butt. If we don't do it, we deserve what we get.

 

Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind.  Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives  one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big)  to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization Project. 

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... and if you've tried what you are suggestin... by Mr M on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 8:37:02 AM
If your neighbor refuses to accompany you, burn do... by Jason Paz on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 9:17:20 AM
Too bad you can't do the same with politicians who... by Sister Begonia on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 5:25:55 PM
And with commitment comes work, sacrifice and some... by Paula Sayles on Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 12:28:18 PM
not fund the criminals in Washington. A mere 1% of... by Mark Watterson on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 8:47:43 AM
Rob,I share your outrage. Your call to action is w... by Darren Wolfe on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 8:48:45 AM
oh and that's a good idea...anyone familiar wi... by Amber Joy on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 12:48:21 PM
They advocate plenty of govt. It's the Austria... by Darren Wolfe on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 4:36:28 PM
 Writing your congress person doesn't get... by jersey girl on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 9:26:29 AM
If you do, be prepared to have the IRS garnish you... by Hubert Steed on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 3:00:25 PM
The Democrats and Republicans give us only the ill... by Old Uncle Dave on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 9:55:28 AM
I'm holding out hope for Obama but couldn't agree ... by Amber Joy on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 12:55:22 PM
Rob,I hate to say, "I told you so", but,... by Alan MacDonald on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 10:17:04 AM
All of Coto agrees. Ok, besides blogging and passi... by jersey girl on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 10:47:56 AM
Actually, I still teach HS in retirement, but I do... by Alan MacDonald on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 11:14:55 AM
Someone among the commentators uses the word "soci... by Deena Stryker on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 11:28:37 AM
Deena the only socialism you're seeing or are ... by jersey girl on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 11:55:17 AM
they really understand-the wallet and the voting b... by Jack Harrington on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 12:18:31 PM
Which is exactly why I voted for Nader.. Not that ... by jersey girl on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 12:49:05 PM
This time I supported Cynthia McKinney. Amazing wo... by Jack Harrington on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 2:30:38 PM
Jersey Girl, Excellent comment. Couldn't agree ... by Darren Wolfe on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 12:19:33 PM
I have a serious libertarian streak running throug... by jersey girl on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 1:00:05 PM
Hi JG, Unfortunately, the idea of good regulati... by Darren Wolfe on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 4:50:15 PM
Obama IS a socialist...that is what this is all ab... by William Whitten on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 1:24:41 PM
"To be GOVERNED is to be watched, inspected, ... by Tippy Canoe on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 6:40:31 PM
Obama as a special interest socialist.... by Jack Harrington on Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 1:22:53 PM
Look, revolutions are just far too messy; we shoul... by Allan Wayne on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 11:14:29 AM
here on my island, and the weather ain't too g... by Jack Harrington on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 12:14:29 PM
Could separation from the central govt bring unity... by jersey girl on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 12:40:26 PM
have talked about secession, and joining the Marit... by Jack Harrington on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 12:54:45 PM
"When in the course of Human events it become... by William Whitten on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 1:46:34 PM
literature, the books the establishment doesn'... by Mark Watterson on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 1:45:39 PM
I have never read your man, Chodorov before, but I... by William Whitten on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 1:55:24 PM
that the Green Party has escaped your observations... by Jack Harrington on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 2:15:55 PM
Let poor people do what the corporations and rich ... by Hubert Steed on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 3:45:03 PM
If the money to pay for them is taken by force the... by Darren Wolfe on Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 12:06:41 PM
“The real rulers in Washington are invisible... by Patrick Lafferty on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 2:25:41 PM
Yes, these men have tried. What major obstacle sto... by Steven Thompson on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 4:02:36 PM
and his family? Ventura must have seen the resiste... by Patrick Lafferty on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 6:54:39 PM
  Did Perot not receive the death threats to ... by Steven Thompson on Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 12:54:31 AM
surely have dismantled the WTO and stopped NAFTA. ... by Patrick Lafferty on Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 1:21:16 PM
with so many cowardly fearful people among our pop... by Paul Magill Smith on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 2:41:01 PM
" But when a long train of abuses and usurpat... by Nemo on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 2:52:02 PM
How about just 1 percent 3,000,000 right now ... by Wally on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 4:15:08 PM
Just a brief comment Rob, Obama is perpetuati... by John Little on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 4:54:33 PM
I would just point out that Obama never was the an... by Paula Sayles on Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 12:52:17 PM
I have a bumper sticker on my vehicle which reads ... by Jack Harrington on Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 1:29:42 PM
Great idea, now, get the other 2,999,999 Americans... by Sister Begonia on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 5:30:49 PM
However, I must say, getting the people to give up... by jersey girl on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 7:55:31 PM
And all failed. Voting, pestering representatives... by Oh on Saturday, Apr 11, 2009 at 10:31:45 PM
actually defeated the amnesty bill, so don't say "... by Patrick Lafferty on Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 1:33:47 PM
I couldn't agree more.  Things are pretty... by Mad Jayhawk on Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 12:46:36 AM
Rob Kall and friends, After the American people br... by Vijayaraghavan Padmanabhan on Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 3:08:02 AM
What's PUMA for "I told you so "?... by Perry Logan on Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 5:02:36 AM
About the imposter saviour,his lies and his myster... by john riggs on Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 5:39:33 AM
You're right. Anything short of massive extern... by Bill Cain on Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 12:37:29 PM
Complaining about death won't keep the grim reaper... by Paul Magill Smith on Tuesday, Apr 14, 2009 at 9:46:07 PM
The certain truth is spreading to we the masses th... by Kahukugirl on Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 9:22:07 AM
Rob Kall certainly makes a strong case for the nee... by Eugene Elander on Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 2:34:47 PM
How long does it take someone of intelligence to r... by Bill Cain on Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 3:04:35 PM
That is the best bumper sticker. Ain't it the ... by shirley reese on Sunday, Apr 12, 2009 at 8:15:26 PM