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Begin summertime wildfire prep this May > Schriever Air Force Base ...593 ├-- 394 - 45k - jpg, From GoogleImages
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, October 14, 2017
Wild Fires The California wild fires, the on-going hurricanes, floods, and other disasters are a wake-up call, prompting us to fundamentally change our political and economic policies to prepare for the future.
(19 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, September 23, 2017
The Motive Behind Global-Warming Denial With the crises of global warming upon us, as evidenced by our best science, we can't afford the Neanderthal thinking of climate-warming deniers to guide our policies.
RIP Democracy, From FlickrPhotos
(15 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 4, 2016
Is Democracy Obsolete? Here is an over-view of the general malaise of the political crisis we are experiencing now, together with one person's suggestions for constitutional reforms needed to change the course of our society.
Tulsi Gabbard %2848011616441%29., From WikimediaPhotos
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 26, 2019
Tulsi on Impeachment The impeachment process represents the failure to thoroughly investigate a candidate before being nominated for president so that we don't end up with an "accident" like Trump .
From flickr.com: Mitch McConnell - Caricature | Addison Mitchell McConnell, J | Flickr731 Ã-- 1024 - 396k - , From GoogleImages
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 9, 2018
High Crime in the U.S. Senate While the shock waves of the Kavanaugh confirmation to the Supreme Court are still rumbling across the nation, a most grievous aspect of the fiasco is not getting the attention it deserves - the decision by Mitch McConnell not to allow President Obama's nominee to be brought up for confirmation.
Pillars Of Creation Free Stock Photo - Public Domain Pictures589 ├-- 615 - 105k - jpg, From GoogleImages
(13 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, May 6, 2018
Dark Matters: The Science/Industrial Complex We now live in an economic climate where the creative, compassionate instinct for human achievement is subservient to a more base instinct of individual avarice.
Donald Trump becomes 3rd president in US history to be impeached Donald Trump became only the third president in U.S. history to be impeached when the House on Wednesday approved two articles of impeachment against ..., From YouTubeVideos
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 19, 2019
Removing Trump From The Ballot When Impeachment Fails It seems like a good time to start a movement in selected state legislatures to prevent Trump's name from appearing on their ballots on the basis of him being unfit for the office.
Donald Trump, From FlickrPhotos
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 7, 2020
Thank you, Mr. Trump Trump and his administration may be credited for restoring America on the path to greatness.
Jefferson on Mt Rushmore, From WikimediaPhotos
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 31, 2017
The Lost Century A quick review of the past 200 years of political history clearly confirms a popular definition of insanity: one who repeats the same mistakes over and over again and expects different results.
P5190035.sm, From FlickrPhotos
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Back to the Farm By a radical shift from the exploitive soil-destroying methods now used by industrial agriculture that release enormous amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, to state-of-the-art regenerative methods, agriculture could become a primary carbon sequestering factor, sufficient to compensate for current levels of greenhouse gas emissions.
Honk impeach bush, From WikimediaPhotos
(17 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Impeachment Is Not Enough Impeaching Trump may relieve some tension and drama in our domestic predicament and international embarrassment, but it will not change the course of our destiny.
Impeachment March, From FlickrPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Expediting Impeachment If we examine Trump's actions since coming into office from the standpoint of "misdemeanors", we will realize that there are more uncontroversial reasons for impeachment on an expedited basis than Trump's phone call to the president of the Ukraine.
Social Security isn't enough. What to do?, From FlickrPhotos
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Solving The Social Security Riddle There are better ways to safeguard and enhance the Social Security fund without entrusting it to greedy Wall Street manipulators. but they would require fundamental changes in the structure of government financing.
Nature, From FlickrPhotos
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, September 7, 2019
The Earth Sanctuary No prevailing political establishment offers the necessary solutions for global warming. A higher authority is needed, guided by our best science and technology, empowered to command the massive world-wide effort essential to combat global warming.
four score and seven years ago, From FlickrPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 19, 2019
Battle of Freedoms The first amendment of the Constitution specifically states that no law shall prohibit the free exercise of one's religion, while no such sanction is given to the life style of LGBTQ people. But do they not have an equal right to be the persons that nature or our societies have bestowed upon them? Are they not to be counted as full human beings?
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 2, 2020
Our "Manchurian" President Russia's surreptitious influence in our elections thru social media is the contemporary form of psychological warfare depicted in the classic film "The Manchurian Candidate".
Biden sidesteps questions about son's foreign work More than once, after Joe Biden engaged in diplomacy on behalf of the United States, his son, Hunter Biden, conducted business in the same country., From YouTubeVideos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 7, 2019
Bidens in Ukraine Aside from Trump's impeachable role in the Ukraine affair, we do need answers to many questions about the Bidens' role there.
Trump, From FlickrPhotos
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 7, 2020
More Iran Crisis One sociopath and his inner circle, taking every advantage of the shortcomings of our constitutional democracy, have abused their power to cover up his crimes and save the fortunes and privileges of their kind to the detriment of the rest of us.
Cover from 1st edition of the book It Can't Happen Here, by Sinclair Lewis, From ImagesAttr
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, December 31, 2016
It IS Happening Here The incoming Trump administration promises to be the most reactionary since the time of the Robber Barons, before there was Social Security, Medicare, and the Civil Rights Act. Is there anything we can do to prevent this from happening?
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 10, 2018
Trump's Military Parade and The Destiny of Tyrants We already have military parades on Veterans Day, honoring our soldiers who fought and died in our wars. We don't need a parade for self-deluded tyrants.
Mitch McConnell, From FlickrPhotos
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 10, 2019
The Status of HR1- The Revolt of The Senate Mitch McConnell refuses to bring up the Voting Rights Reform Bill for a Senate vote. This obvious corruption of power is throwing a monkey wrench into the functioning of our government and demands our immediate attention to resolve the issue.
190616 HK Protest Incendo 03., From WikimediaPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, November 16, 2019
Consumers Awake! We see now popular uprisings across the globe against corrupt and inefficient governments working for the wealthy, polluting corporations. Now it is time to show our outrage against the amoral corporate world that rules those governments.
DSC00781 - Church of the Good Shepherd, From FlickrPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 4, 2019
Religion, Politics, Church, 4th of July The progressive spirit awakening in cities has not filtered down to isolated conservative rural communities where events outside their towns do not alter their long-held shared views.But they could determine the outcome of the forthcoming election of historic gravity if it is a tight race.
(23 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 5, 2018
God's Word On Abortion If God of the Bible were alive today, would He have the same views on abortion and homosexuality as interpreted from the Bible?
RichardNixon, From WikimediaPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Mr. President: Take My Advice - Please Resign! I had a dream last night . Here are just a few of the reasons I could recall to justify resignation.
From pixabay.com: Earth Images ? Pixabay ? Download Free Pictures720 Ã-- 720 - 196k - , From GoogleImages
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 15, 2018
Quick Fix for Climate Change (The Art of Living in the Coming Age of Austerity) With the indisputable evidence of on-going phenomena of escalating severity and frequency of storms, droughts, fires, and floods, the world must suddenly wake up and pay full attention to the calamitous predictions in the report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Statue of Liberty from Liberty Island, From FlickrPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 21, 2020
It's Time For a Constitutional Convention At present, the constitution is used mainly as a basis for retaining the status quo. It is time to call for a national convention by whatever means to update the constitution so that the government is required to solve real problems in the contemporary world.
From flickr.com/photos/121483302@N02/14690988398/: ISIL Flag, From Images
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 25, 2016
A Review of the Islamic Fundamentalist Crisis Confronting All of Us This article places the scourge of ISIS in moral context with the dangers of environmental degradation and corporate globalization.
RichardNixon, From WikimediaPhotos
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 23, 2017
Mr. President: Take My Advice - Please Resign! I had a dream last night . Here are just a few of the reasons I could recall to justify resignation.
kathleen protests, From FlickrPhotos
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 10, 2018
GUILTY! The Treachery of the Administration and Its Party. One would have to go back to the bleakest times in our history to match what is going on with our government today.
Mitch McConnell, From FlickrPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 23, 2019
Public Enemy #2 In the matter of balance of powers, the big question is whether one house of congress, in the form of one person delegated by its internal rules, has the authority to obstruct the constitutional power and duty of the other (or the president), representing the interests of the entire nation,
Democratic Donkey - Caricature, From FlickrPhotos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 4, 2019
The Ralph Nader Syndrome In the highly crucial elections of 2020, which could be an historical turning point in American politics - and in American life - the choice between a revolutionary progressive path needed to reverse the blatant decline in our democratic and social values, or a paralyzing status quo, may be determined.
Meet The Democratic Candidates Running For President In 2020 | TIME Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper dropped out in August to instead run for the Senate. His departure was followed quickly by that of Washington Gov., From YouTubeVideos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, December 13, 2019
The Campaign of the Century Has there ever been, in living memory, a presidential campaign as crucial as the current one? Never since the Civil War is the country more divided on fundamental issues.
(15 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 29, 2016
A Religion For Our Times The mix of religion and politics in the turmoil of the world today reminds us how little real progress has been made in civilization over the centuries.
Hurricane lane, From WikimediaPhotos
(24 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, September 9, 2017
Climate-Warming Denial and the Limits of Free Speech In light of all the record hurricanes, heat waves, glacier meltings, floods, droughts, fires, and other scientific evidence, can any sane person deny the validity of global warming and the role of human activities?
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 27, 2017
Do We Need This Government? - - Silly Question? Government, which should have evolved by modern times to best promote the general welfare of all people and direct us towards a promising future, seems incapable of any such actions.
Apocalypse, From FlickrPhotos
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 20, 2019
Death by Constitution The world's scientific community, almost unanimously, has alerted us to the Draconian fate awaiting humanity - and all life on Earth - if vital steps are not started immediately to alter our course towards the inferno of global warming.
The Spirit of 43-Donald Duck, cropped version, From WikimediaPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, July 21, 2017
Donald Quack and The "Fake News For some time now, our government's actions have resembled a Hollywood disaster movie. Now it has been reduced to a cartoon.
Beauty and the Beast:. by ...900 ├-- 852 - 227k - jpg, From GoogleImages
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 30, 2017
Beauty and The Beast - A Parable What is happening with our government is totally unreal. Perhaps it is just a passing nightmare from which we will soon awaken.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 7, 2018
The Republican Confederation the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court by the Republican dominated senate, with evident suspicion of perjury and subterfuge, has thrown the nation into a state of discord from which it may not recover until the act is annulled.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, April 12, 2020
Coronavirus Casino Covid-19 is of a global scale, shutting down much of the world's manufacturing and retail activity our economies depend upon and isolating hundreds of millions of people unable to carry on their local and globally interconnected livelihoods, instilling fears for their lives, families and futures.
French Revolution-1792-8-10 w, From WikimediaPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 22, 2017
Social Insanity In this critical era of human history when wrong decisions could cause catastrophic damage to Earth's environment and throw nations into further turmoil and ruin, it is essential to elect rational and knowledgeable people to government office - not people of doubtful social sanity.
Never Trump, From FlickrPhotos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 23, 2020
How Not To Get Re-elected With every wrong move by the Trump administration to control the many disturbances now engulfing our country, Trump's ratings and chances for re-election sink.
RichardNixon, From WikimediaPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 21, 2019
Mr. President: Take My Advice - Please Resign! I had a dream last night . Here are just a few of the reasons I could recall to justify resignation.
Healthcare Justice March - October 26, 2013, From FlickrPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 12, 2020
Why We Can't Have Universal Healthcare .. Unless .. A detailed review of the bills for a common medical procedure reveals deep flaws in the financial structure of our private healthcare system, reflecting a more widespread acceptance of arbitrary, absurd, and oftentimes purely fraudulent costs in the industrial/military complex and other sectors of our economy.
Omarosa Manigault - Caricature, From FlickrPhotos
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 17, 2018
Another White House Revelation Do we have an open society dedicated to the democratic ideals of justice, honesty, and transparency of government, or a closed society working behind closed doors with secret agreements for surreptitious purposes of benefitting a privileged ruling class?
us-china trade deal, From FlickrPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 30, 2019
Trump's Trade Tirade Trump is on a rampage of cancelling treaties and trade agreements to renegotiate them for more favorable terms for the U.S.A.. The most heated dispute is with China, which accounts for the largest portion of our foreign trade deficit.
The Empire, From FlickrPhotos
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 24, 2017
America's Role In The New Era This article is offered as a comment on "Donald Trump and The Coming Fall of American Empire" , a quicklink to an interview with historian Alfred McCoy about his book: "In The Shadows of the American Century --"
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, August 2, 2016
The Not So Supreme Court This article puts the Citizens United decision in historical, logical and political perspective. It was written at the time of the original Supreme Court decision,but is still at the top of the news today.
Trump, From FlickrPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 10, 2019
Admission of Guilt Trump and his cohorts' desperate efforts to conceal the contents of the uncensored Mueller report and prevent any accomplice from testifying before congress is nothing more than an admission of guilt
Earth - Global DEM - Version 3, From FlickrPhotos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 2, 2019
The State of the World Address Instead of expectations of an enlightened future of constantly improving world conditions that our great historical accomplishments could offer, we face a dark future of never-ending turmoil, widespread suffering and declining hope for the perpetuation of civilization as we know it.
Donald Trump, From WikimediaPhotos
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 13, 2018
The President's Speech - How it's Damaging America's Reputation This article describes the critical difference between leadership and bullying, as revealed in the language of statesmanship.
170310-N-DZ075-0106, From FlickrPhotos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 7, 2017
Trump's Syria Strategy On the surface, Trump's Syria missile attack looks like a smart move because it appears to have a lot of international support, but what are his true motives?
Train wreck at Montparnasse 1895 FAIL, From WikimediaPhotos
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 20, 2017
Putting The Brakes On Our Runaway Economy In our country we see a crisis in government seldom experienced before.Our founding principles are given only token regard, or are distorted beyond recognition.
Artificial.intelligence, From WikimediaPhotos
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 21, 2018
Artificial Intelligence: The Next Big Thing? This article presents different views on the subject of Artificial Intelligence (AI), both from what I have read by authorities in related fields and by common sense intuitive opinions.
international conspiracy, From FlickrPhotos
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, August 9, 2020
Desparate Republican Election Strategies This may be just another conspiracy theory (my own) about desperate republican strategies to save the upcoming election for Trump when his ratings are rapidly falling,
Free photo: Confucius, Statue, China, Sculpture - Free Image on ...960 ├-- 640 - 147k - jpg, From GoogleImages
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 25, 2017
The Ruler's Guide There is a vast difference between governing, as exemplified 1300 years ago in China's Golden Age, and the travesty of commandeering, as exemplified by our present administration.
The U$ $enate votes in favor of continued mass killings. | Flickr630 × 796 - 158k - jpg, From GoogleImages
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 16, 2018
The climate of madness The recurrent mass killings are a madness influenced by the climate of militancy underlying our present existence.
Protesters against the confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court . | Flickr1024 ├-- 683 - 207k - jpg, From GoogleImages
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 2, 2018
What the Kavanaugh Episode Tells Us. If, in the anticipated voting on Kavanaugh, senators vote strictly according to party line, as they usually do, they will be placing party loyalty above their oath to support and defend the constitution.
From commons.wikimedia.org: Constitution We the People, From Images
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 5, 2017
The Democratic Manifesto The crisis in government we now face goes back to the very roots of our democratic principles. Are we now a "demockracy"?
Hippocrate, From FlickrPhotos
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 9, 2017
Healthcare is a Human Right Obama care was a make-shift compromise that didn't really solve our healthcare dilemma. More fundamental changes are needed - certainly not in the direction of the Trump plan.
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Do We Really Need More Jobs? Visualized well beyond today's quagmire of politics, economics and religion, this article proposes goals for societies to aspire to in a world seemingly without goals - a decaying world consumed mainly by self-interest. An introductory article, to be presented subsequently, gives a more general overview.
Caravan of Love walk in support of immigrants and refugees. | Flickr1024 ├-- 576 - 224k - jpg, From GoogleImages
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 4, 2017
The Immigrants' Dilemma This article attempts to find common ground on the issues of illegal Latino immigrants, Islamic refugees, and the African-American underclass experience.
Arm und Reich (flmisch 17 Jh), From WikimediaPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, September 29, 2017
The Cancers of Poverty and Wealth These thoughts were prompted both by the Republican tax revision proposals and Trump's remarks suggesting that the American business man could get rich from Africa. (China is already there.)
From xobreexo23.deviantart.com: Gangs Of New York by xobreexo23 on DeviantArt600 Ã-- 748 - 93k - , From GoogleImages
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 23, 2018
The Evolution of Gangs We are still living primarily in the age of gangs. The gang mentality has many disguises. Their fields of enterprise may include not only gambling, but corporations and finance on a global scale. We see the gang instinct invading our government at the highest levels.
Oregon ballot return box., From WikimediaPhotos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 14, 2020
Mail-in Ballot Paradox Trump is now trumpeting about the inadequacy of the postal service to handle the volume of ballots as the main reason for inhibiting voting by mail.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, December 10, 2016
The Clash of Political Ideologies This article contrasts the Ayn Rand-influenced concepts of the privileged wealthy elite with the fundamental democratic-socialist principles best represented by the Bernie Sanders "Our Revolution" movement.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 10, 2018
The Conspirators Besides the sickening actions of our present federal government on display everyday against the general welfare of the nation, we are now besieged with endless stories of gross happenings behind the scenes in the White House, particularly as reported in the New York Times article by an antonymous insider.
Vote for Joe Biden & Kamala Harris, From FlickrPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 21, 2020
Hey, Mr. Nice Guy Joe! Considering the state of the union, we need strong signs that bold and immediate steps are taken to counter the mafia actions of our current administration. The dismantling of the postal service is a clear-cut subterfuge of constitutional magnitude.
Welcome to the Church, From FlickrPhotos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 8, 2020
The Limits of Religious Freedom There seems to be consensus that the basic freedom of religious belief applies to individuals and private groups. The individual can hold any religious view and can speak out about it in a peaceful assembly, but cannot impose his viewpoint upon others or the government.
Free photo Chaos Theory Chaos Traffic Sign Regulation - Max Pixel960 ├-- 720 - 149k - jpg, From GoogleImages
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 23, 2018
The Philosophy of Economics? Until we establish a new order where our best thinker-philosophers, establishing the priority of the Humanities, guide our governments and our governments regulate our economy, we will continue to exist in the present impasse.
Daniel Ellsberg, From FlickrPhotos
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 5, 2019
Truth, Patriotism, and The Mueller Report: Looking for A Hero To Release the Report Withholding the revelations of the Mueller report to the general public arouses the highest suspicions of culpability in the matters investigated as well as the judicial propriety in handling the report by the Attorney General.
Sanders Introduces $15 Minimum Wage, From WikimediaPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 4, 2017
On Raising The Minimum Wage Las Vegas,Puerto Rico, North Korea, ISIS, the environment - Are we still concerned about raising the minimum wage?
Execute Execution Capital ? Free image on Pixabay677 ├-- 720 - 46k - png, From GoogleImages
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Crime and Capital Punishment The ultimate crime is to provoke wars and genocides that result in mass deaths, and similar crimes that cause great suffering of many people. I would reserve the death penalty for perpetrators of such crimes.
Flag of Jerusalem, From WikimediaPhotos
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 17, 2017
The Worst Mistake Trump Could Make (Next to pressing the nuclear button) Are Trump and Netanyahu still planning to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem?
Hitler-Trump-deportation, From FlickrPhotos
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Convention Nightmare When people chanted "four more years", Trump responded "twelve more years!" Did I dream this or did it actually happen?
Crowds at Women's March Liverpool (cropped), From WikimediaPhotos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 30, 2017
Coming Events: How To Trump Trump A somewhat imaginative scenario for evicting Trump from the White House.
Taj Mahal, Agra, From FlickrPhotos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, November 10, 2018
A Dialogue on The Age of Tranquility A dramatized attempt to define a world society of peace and harmony as a realistic and possible future.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, April 29, 2018
Saving Donald Trump Is there any way to salvage this presidency? Yes, but unlikely.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, July 20, 2018
Democrats - Take Charge! If the leaders of the Democratic Party would acknowledge the great potential for a progressive movement represented by the common interests of its diversified base, it could act with the power of the incoming administration.
From maxpixel.net: Free photo Clouds Turmoil Political Statue Of Liberty - Max Pixel960 Ã-- 685 - 120k - , From GoogleImages
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, June 9, 2018
A Plan For The Nation There is nothing today in the political climate of the USA resembling a national plan to solve the major problems we now face -- only a surreptitious plan to undo the gains of the past.
Covid-19 handmade face mask, From FlickrPhotos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Covid-19 Relief and Beyond The impact of Covid-19 on the lives of most Americans cannot be resolved by the typical small-minded thinking coming out of Congress, which has shown itself incapable, collectively, of understanding the scope of the emergency and the need to put party interests aside and work cooperatively to mitigate the crisis.
Angry People Everywhere, From FlickrPhotos
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 5, 2019
"America Will Never Be A Socialist Country" Mankind's vital responsibility is to nurture our natural environment and protect it from invasive schemes to exploit it for mindless selfish purposes. Our best opportunities for peace, happiness, progress in civilization and perpetuation of life on Earth lie in finding ways to share fairly the bounty of nature with all living creatures. This is the choice between the concepts of socialism and capitalism
Factory, From WikimediaPhotos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 22, 2017
The EPA Mission The policies of the current Republican administration demonstrate blatant disregard or ignorance of the crucial environmental threats to the health and welfare of the American people and the world.
Taj Mahal in March 2004, From WikimediaPhotos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 4, 2017
The Call For New World Leadership Contemporary civilization is in a period of stagnation and decline with respect to improving the plight of the mass of humanity and preserving our environment for survival. With all the random killings, the value of human life en masse seems to be diminishing.
From pixabay.com: Usa Flag Star ? Free image on Pixabay960 Ã-- 613 - 132k - , From GoogleImages
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 25, 2018
The Constitutional Crisis It should be self-evident that capitalism, as practiced in most countries, is not compatible with good democracy.
From flickr.com: Elizabeth Warren and the Social Contract , From FlickrPhotos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 6, 2019
New Faces For 2020 In these crucial times, even more pivotal with the storms of global warming brewing, we cannot play party games with candidates unfit for the challenges.
From maxpixel.net: Free photo Hurricane Devastation Natural Disaster Destruction , From GoogleImages
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 13, 2018
Improving FEMA FEMA's readiness and capacity to deal with relief efforts and the damage of severe natural disasters is the subject of widespread concern and doubt.
Signing of the Constitution, From FlickrPhotos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 7, 2017
Our Flawed Constitution The roots of divisiveness among the American people may go much deeper than what can be remedied by constitutional amendments. In light of the incoming Trump administration, we may need a whole new constitution.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 22, 2017
Triumph Over Trump In the long view, the Trump regime is but the residue of centuries or millennia of autocratic governance that has diluted our democratic principles.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 9, 2017
Puerto Rico's Status Puerto Rico's full recovery from near total disaster may be very questionable, partly because of its special relationship to the U.S..
President Election date with USA flag background, From FlickrPhotos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, October 31, 2020
Hints of Things To Come Trump will not go quietly into that night of oblivion. He is desperate to remain in office, mainly for the selfish ends of protecting himself with the help of his co-conspirators against impending legal actions and potentially criminal disclosures.
War and Peace, From FlickrPhotos
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 9, 2020
War or Peace - Democracy vs. Militarism Democracy can flourish only in a peaceful climate. It is incompatible with a large military that devours huge portions of the national budget and serves the purposes of the private economic governing faction involved in global operations and conspiracies.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, December 16, 2016
The Case For "Human Economics" Part 1 In contrast to the negative practices of political economics which we mistake for reality today, this article describes a positive model for an optimistic future based on our humanistic heritage. It serves as an introduction to Part 2: "Do We Really Need More Jobs?" posted here on December 13.
Jerusalem, From FlickrPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 22, 2019
New Jerusalem With the Trump administration's recognition of Israel's annexation of the Golan Heights, the Netanyahu government is encouraged in its intentions of annexing portions of the West Bank.
Diversity, From FlickrPhotos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 13, 2017
Diversity and Chaos: The Real State of the Union In general, we, as a nation,are proud of our diversity. But are we constitutionally too diversified to function as as a nation?
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 26, 2018
Re-Making America: A Time For Global Austerity Austerity could be the basic scenario for the world in the coming centuries if these current and projected destructive trends are not adequately confronted.
US Supreme Court - Ruling or Not on Gay Marriage, From FlickrPhotos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Supreme Travesty The drama of picking the Supreme Court justice to fill the vacancy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg would resemble a Shakespearean comedy if it were not so tragic. It reveals the basic fallacy of the constitutional process that allegedly upholds the judicial integrity and independence of the court but actually turns it into a sinister plot of shoddy politics.
Dump Trump !, From WikimediaPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 29, 2018
No More Trumps - A Radical Plan (Hint: Amend The Constitution) Of the various steps that could be taken to re-direct our declining democracy, cleaning up the corrupt electoral process - in particular, the selection of candidates - would be the starting point.
Starbucks, From FlickrPhotos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 28, 2019
Howard Schultz For President!!!?! Being a billionaire should not automatically disqualify a person to be president. The voters must do their own research.
Reps for Jesus, From FlickrPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 20, 2020
Religion Politics With the pending selection of a new Supreme Court justice by Trump and the current Republican-controlled senate, we are now facing the possibility of an overriding reactionary court impeding indispensable fundamental change for many years.
Constitution We the People., From WikimediaPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 24, 2020
The People vs. Mitch McConnell Amidst all the frenzy of Trump's and Mitch McConnell's stratagem of rushing through the appointment of a Supreme Court justice of their choice before the November 3 election, there is an alternate path that would correct the ethical and legal controversies triggered by their actions.
Unsinkable?, From FlickrPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 20, 2017
Our Ship of State Our country is about to leave on a new voyage. It is wartime and the destination is secret.
ODCtwist, From FlickrPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 23, 2020
Dealing With COVID-19 Looking beyond the present pandemonium, many observers anticipate the economy to recover to pre-COVID-19 conditions within a year or two after distribution of pending vaccines. But will the world ever be the same - and do we want it to be the same?
American Flag, From WikimediaPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 27, 2017
O Say Can't You See? Our government has been taken over by a conspiracy of internal foes of its fundamental principles and heritage of democracy who pursue their private interests of international scope for control of people, wealth and resources .
Fall protection field trials, From FlickrPhotos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 15, 2019
The PG&E Story Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) filed for bankruptcy in anticipation of its liability for damages in California's worst wild fire, partially caused by equipment malfunction. The San Francisco city council is exploring the feasibility of taking over the company's local operations.

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