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Leaving behind a treacherous government now addicted to perpetual war, its limitlessly greedy and power-lusting masters, as well as the retarded albeit smirky Republicans and their evermore clonish Democrat colleagues, a braindead electorate incapable of recognizing its own best interests, the hypocritical Christians who '"support our troops," and the tiresome, sloganeering and feckless activist-hobbyists, as well as those who profit from their plastic morality -- I now repair to my Jungle Home amidst the giant palmettos on a dirt road running east from the Gulf coast that neither the US Mail nor school buses dare assay, and there to gain the more decent and trustworthy company of the indigenous sand tortoises and rattlesnakes.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, November 27, 2011 Military to Police American Civilians!?
The ACLU has advised that this week: "The Senate will be voting on a bill that will direct American military resources not at an enemy shooting at our military in a war zone, but at American citizens and other civilians far from any battlefield -- even people in the United States itself."
(36 comments) SHARE Monday, June 20, 2016 Hillary Insufficiently Lesser-Evil
The secrets that Hillary shares with the banksters are too expensive for us meager voters to learn. Will you trust her with your vote? Not this liberal!
(13 comments) SHARE Monday, September 19, 2011 Republican-Democrat Inc. vs the People
Obama promised "Change!" We got it, the change that is, while Greed Inc. got the bailout dollars, Weapons Inc. got the profits, and the Republicans neutered the Democrats. In fourteen months we'll get another chance. We "ordinary" people need to see where we've gone wrong, then make a better choice for our own best interests, a choice other than the false promises of Mr. Hope and Change.
(5 comments) SHARE Saturday, April 30, 2016 The Mass Atrocities We Allow and Pay For
The question is: Why do we the citizens allow and pay for the war and the atrocities our military has committed in the Middle East for the past 15 years, a hemisphere and two seas from our beaches?
(31 comments) SHARE Friday, July 22, 2016 Beware the Lesser-Evil-Choice Canard
There is the proposition that we must choose the lesser-evil in 2016. Yes, both are bad. We must now prepare to never allow this again.
(4 comments) SHARE Monday, October 17, 2011 Facts or Fiction on the Wall Street Occupation
With all my respect and profound appreciation for the authentic Occupy Wall Street people, there is evidence that some others would exploit this initiative for perverted interests of their own. It is important that the authentic allies of this movement share the truth with each other that is not available in the captive media.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, March 29, 2012 Why the U.S. Postal Service will Fall
USPS blindly and suicidally flies in the face of the real American Way, and -- as is the case with a decent single-payer medical program vs the combined forces of the AMA and the Insurance cartel -- is bound for public execution.
(8 comments) SHARE Saturday, November 30, 2013 The Fallacy of "Lesser-Evil" Choice
Yet three years from the next national election, there is already the voicing of liberals (?) that we cannot chance supporting such as Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders lest we lose, therefore we must choose a "winner" rather than someone who actually exemplifies our ideals.
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, October 4, 2011 Not a Two-Party System, but One Two-Headed Monster
Over the last 31 years, the differences between Democrats and Republicans -- not so much in their words but certainly in their actions -- have just about disappeared, leaving us with an administration, under either party label, indentured to greed interests at the expense of the vast majority of the citizens.
SHARE Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Yet Another Wretched "Surge" Urged
Another "surge" to be urged in Afghanistan promises nothing except hopeless slaughter on both sides with the sole advantage to the profits of the weapons makers and kickbacks to their politicos.
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, August 11, 2017 Solution to the "Korean Problem"
Here is the quite simple solution to the current problems between the U.S. and Korea that involves the full-time participation of but two persons.
(9 comments) SHARE Wednesday, August 3, 2016 The Charade of the Lesser-Evil Choice
There is no "lesser-evil." Nevertheless, both major parties have been internally corrupted and are foisting that favorite old device on an electorate to capture the bobble-headed vote.
(7 comments) SHARE Friday, August 26, 2011 Going to the October Event in the District of Corruption?
The word is out on the big protest against everlasting war and indecent governance in D.C. in October. An impressive number of activist luminaries are committed. But he nagging question remains: Will this make any substantial difference in the treacherous course our government is set upon, or will this be -- however noble and moral -- just another message to find its way into the Capitol's refuse bin?
(3 comments) SHARE Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Comey, "You're Fired!"
Trump's action to fire the Director of the FBI appears to be taken from the script of his former third-rate TV show.
(3 comments) SHARE Friday, June 16, 2017 The Plastic Menace Revitalized
The Trumpsters are pushing the Defense Department to increase our forces in Afghanistan in order to divert attention from Trump's maladministration, regardless of the costs and lives to be wasted.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 2, 2014 Our Unaffordable Bill of Rights
Having reaped their mountain of lucre and gained unassailability from the laws of the land, our masters can no longer afford the threat posed by our Bill of Rights to protect the best interests of the mere citizens.
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, May 21, 2017 Tales from the Flyin' Trumpeze
Trump makes it quite clear in less than 24 hours in Saudi Arabia that weapons of mass slaughter and destruction are atop America's priorities list.
(9 comments) SHARE Thursday, February 23, 2017 Where is America, and Where is it Going?
A "democratic" party now corrupted by insiders along with the usual republican "big money" persuasion require a thorough examination and correction, possibly by the necessity of the conventionally denigrated emergence of a third party.
(6 comments) SHARE Thursday, December 22, 2016 We Got Trumped. So Now What?
If indeed democracy survives the next four years in our country, we will need to clean up and perhaps expand the nomination process to provide promise for more decent and effective governance in future.
(8 comments) SHARE Tuesday, December 10, 2013 A Diminished "America"
One can hardly recognize today the "America" we were taught in school and so highly respected.
SHARE Saturday, December 17, 2011 Pathetic Partisan Persuasion and Other Stupid Stuff
American voters in the main cast for more-or-less their partisan persuasion, that is Democrat or Republican. But still quite a few offended by both will insist to vote for their choice of the "lesser-evil" major candidate. We must do better than this.
SHARE Tuesday, December 7, 2010 Wake Up, America! Get Straight! And Let Us Know!
It is high time to open our eyes and ears to the propaganda of both major political parties, to stop the lies, the wars and dominance of the greed interests, to get beyond the "lesser-evil choice," and to move on to a government that truly represents the best interests of the American people and human decency.
(11 comments) SHARE Saturday, August 2, 2014 "LIZ: Do Not Run !" WHAT !!!
There is a recent piece cruising the WEB with statements from contributors to Elizabeth Warren's senatorial campaign stating these same contributors would not support Warren but Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. What's this really all about?
(2 comments) SHARE Saturday, August 6, 2011 In Praise of Anger
The lamentable common cop-out is that anger accomplishes nothing. This of course is beyond nonsense -- it is pandering to plastic morality in its most obeisant and moronic form. Anger is not only beneficial to worthy causes but the necessary stimulus to correction of institutionalized abuse.
SHARE Friday, April 7, 2017 Pogo, We Need a Reminder!
The people of the United States are guilty of a lamentable choice of leadership for the past 36 years, and still seem to have problems coming to grips with it.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, July 31, 2014 Looking Amerika Politika in the Eye
America is -- make that Americans are -- in trouble both here and around the world. But few are interested in our real problems, their actual causes and their effective, just and (dare I say it?) moral correction once the electioneering begins anew.
SHARE Sunday, July 29, 2012 Indentured Democrats are Hardly the Champions of the People !
On the rare and precious occasions when the real questions of War and Peace and of our ravaged Economy are asked of our government in such forums as the U.S. Senate, they seem to disappear into the mist that pervades the dome above a Democrat Senate-majority and the corridors of the Democrat Administration. And that appears to be just fine with the Dem boosters at the state and precinct levels.
SHARE Monday, January 23, 2017 "Alternative Facts" and Such
Truth lost out in the 2016 presidential election, to the "alternative facts" of the Republican campaign sponsored by the Big Money Makers, as well as to the "bad Russia" inventors of the Democrat campaign sponsored by the Big Money Controllers (a.k.a. Banksters).
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, August 9, 2011 America's Death Spiral
It started thirty years ago under a Republican president with little more than attitude and platitudes between his eyebrows and his pompadour, a posturing class "B" actor somehow engineered into the most powerful position in the world, served by an obeisant electorate who should have known better but performed to the ringmaster's cue. And over the next thirty years the house that Roosevelt built comes a-tumblin' down.
SHARE Thursday, February 17, 2011 America's Enemies in America
Who are the enemies of Peace, the American People and Humanity? Pogo knew: "We have met the enemy and he is us."
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, October 16, 2011 At Least PRIMARY the Imposter of Hope, Change and Integrity
We were promised HOPE and CHANGE. Well we're still hoping, but that's not going to turn the ongoing tide that's drowning "the 99 percent." It's high time for Democrats to step up to their ideals, and at the very least to PRIMARY the imposter of those ideals.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, January 1, 2012 Enough Feckless Nattering -- Obama IS Our Next President
What with the chronic partisan Democrats, both obtuse and aware, and the "lesser-evil" masochistically persuaded, along with voters seeking some degree of sanity fleeing from the Republican nominative buffoonery, Obama is in.
(21 comments) SHARE Friday, April 25, 2014 "Run, Hillary, Run!"
How long will it be before Hillary actually announces her candidacy? No doubt she'll run, but her plan is to await the time when the lines of partisanship and psychology join in apex on her strategy chart, which should not be too long after the tactic of the "Run, Hillary, Run!" chant is implemented -- sort of a make-me-do-it strategy, however plastic and obvious.
SHARE Tuesday, February 19, 2013 Two Major Parties -- One Wretched Government
With the Democrat elected representation's progressive -- make that unprogressive -- drift to the right, it seems to matter less and less which political party wins elections only to represent big-money advantages at the expense of the people's best interests.
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, July 18, 2012 "We Have Met the Enemy, and It is Wal-Mart!"
Serious questions here that America is unable to influence companies that exploit children and violate the basic human rights of their workers. What! In the world's most powerful nation! Who's kidding who? And why?
SHARE Thursday, November 3, 2016 America's Politcal Groupies
America's traditional political parties; i.e., the Democratic Party and the Republican Party, have in reality long lost any resemblance to whatever their original and traditional partisan postures and ethics were. Do we have a chance at decent government?
SHARE Friday, January 14, 2011 That Hopey-Changey Thing
Despite criticism to the contrary, Obama did not campaign on a platform of "Hope and Change." It seems that we heard what we wanted to hear, and stumbled on that little old middle word: "AND." What he actually said was: "Hope FOR change". And, hey, now that we finally got the message, we're really hoping as hard as we can.
SHARE Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Obama's Iraq Duplicity
Obama said of Iraq, that it's over. Yogi Berra said of everything, that "It ain't over till it's over." Which do you believe?
SHARE Monday, August 1, 2011 The Lesser-Evil Choice Invites Self-Defeat
Isn't lesser-evil a sucker's ploy? Rather than to cop-out, why not stand up for something actually good, something that reflects our values? We have them, values that is, don't we?
(7 comments) SHARE Tuesday, July 1, 2014 Wake Up Dim Demwits !
Progressives are catching on to the Democrat cadre's dodgy misrepresentation on the best interests of us "common" people. That includes the middle class as well as the less advantaged, of which, more of us have become more of them with every election of the past 34 years.
(3 comments) SHARE Friday, May 16, 2014 Neglecting Jefferson, the Adams Boys, and Pogo
Rest secure, my historical friends, we have not totally forgotten your wisdom, and with the more neglect and abuse surely to come upon us, we may yet rise again to merit your instruction.
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Zomboid Partisans vs Intelligence, Decency and Survival
Both of America's major political parties share in the guilt of the American treachery around the world and in the shredding of our Bill of Rights at home. American voters need to shed the leaden boots of partisan loyalty and get on to decent government unbeholden to greed meisters and their demands for atrocious means to self-serving ends.
SHARE Tuesday, September 7, 2010 Dems and Repubs Steering Us toward Disaster?
There is a Voice ascending in the crack between the blatherings of the two major political persuasions, a voice that says America is headed for a nightmare of disastrous proportions.
SHARE Friday, August 12, 2011 Republican Cover Girl
Newsweek magazine caught a lot of flak from Republicans who claimed that its recent cover featuring Michelle Bachmann's face "made her look crazy." Are they saying the camera lies?
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, August 19, 2011 US vs S&P: It's About Time, But...
The Justice Department is investigating whether the nation's largest credit ratings agency, Standard & Poor's, improperly rated dozens of mortgage securities in the years leading up to the financial crisis. Why has this taken so long? What happens next?
(5 comments) SHARE Thursday, August 16, 2012 Bailing Out the "Bailout"
There's a new message on the WEB: "The Must Read Book of 2012: Bailout". The author's gist is that fervent partisanship will not save the "republic" from a government bipartisanly indentured to greed interests.
SHARE Friday, May 30, 2014 Amerika, Heal Thyself !
An activist friend advises we should beseech John Kerry to intercede to stop the US government from manipulating development aid to promote the interests of Big Agra at the expense of poor El Salvador farmers and the millions of families they support. This can't happen in El Salvador or anyplace else until we clean up our own house in the USA. The election of 2016 is an opportunity for finally a start in such direction.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Desperation for Decent Leadership
Honest folks know things have not gone well for working or would-be working people for too long. It's high time we looked into America's mirror of truth, appraised our sad leadership for what it is, and rejected the temptation to once again be persuaded by the "lesser-evil" choice.
SHARE Sunday, January 23, 2011 Bipartisan Disaster Pending
There is a now faint Voice escaping from the narrowing crack between the blatherings of America's two major political representations, a whispering that America is headed for a nightmare of profound proportions.
SHARE Thursday, March 3, 2011 Indignity Testing
The news headline read: "Passengers Searched After Exiting Train." The public's reaction to this ranged from "Oh. well" to "What possible purpose could that serve?" But indeed, intrusive searching of citizens AFTER they get OFF a train DOES have a purpose.
SHARE Tuesday, August 20, 2013 Can America Survive Electioneering Propaganda?
If there is yet any possible way to survive America's past thirty-odd years of its bought-and-paid-for governnent and its wretched impact abroad, then we must wake up to the treacherous tactics of the politicos to persuade our support and even to encourage our indifference.
SHARE Thursday, January 20, 2011 Be Afraid
What's it to be in the face of the next inevitable treacherous initiative of the war masters? Again to join in lustily to "Support Our Troops," or to rise in sufficiently large numbers and stubborn resolve to prevent the carnage otherwise to follow. Would even having the good sense simply to be afraid in fact help us to band together in common cause in sufficient numbers to muster the determination to put down the treachery?
SHARE Friday, October 21, 2011 An Alternative To The One-Puppeteer System
America has been going down the track of indecent governance and treacherous war for too many years, under either or both of the two major partisan persuasions. It's high time for us good people to change the engineers.
(6 comments) SHARE Thursday, July 26, 2012 Democrat and Republican "Reality Shows"
Television's moronic song and dance extravaganzas, although quite silly, lack the potential to inflict serious damage anywhere near that of their political equivalents.