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As a political activist for decades, I have rejoiced in victories for the people and mourned in defeats. I chose the pen name "George Washington" because - as Washington's biographies show - he wasn't a very good strategist, but he was incredibly persistent. He hung in again and again during the worst setbacks and bleakest winters for years. That is what made him great: he simply refused to quit. George Washington therefore inspires me to be a life-long activist.
As an attorney and former law school professor, I am a firm believer that no one - even the high and mighty - are above the law.
As someone trained in environmental systems analysis, I am always looking at how different trends influence each other ... and the big picture.
(9 comments) SHARE Friday, August 1, 2014 Top Financial Experts Say World War 3 Is Coming -- Unless We Stop It
Poll after poll shows that the American people don't want to get involved in any more wars. After all, we spent trillions in Iraq and Afghanistan, and Americans are exhausted. Not only does a top Pentagon official say we're no safer -- and perhaps less safe -- after 13 years of war, but it has now been shown that war hurts our economy.
(4 comments) SHARE Sunday, March 9, 2014 China Is Crashing -- As Predicted
What has been going on in the global financial system is completely and totally unsustainable, and it is inevitable that it is all going to come horribly crashing down at some point during the next few years.
It is just a matter of time.
(6 comments) SHARE Thursday, March 11, 2010 Why Are We Still in Afghanistan?
You may think we need to be in Afghanistan to protect our national security. You might not know as much as you assume ...
(3 comments) SHARE Monday, March 8, 2010 Proof that 9/11 Truthers Are Dangerous
Most Americans don't know what kind of people 9/11 truthers really are. So they can't figure out whether or not they are dangerous. Below is a list of people who question what our Government has said about 9/11.The list proves - once and for all - that people who question 9/11 are dangerous. Email this list to everyone you know, to prove to them that 9/11 truthers are all dangerous nut cases.