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The Obama Legacy: The Rule of Law is suspended in America

“Obama says his new rule without law gives him the right to murder at will. We are in a heap of trouble. We need the ACLU right now. And it is critical that everyday people wake up and smell the coffee before we lose the rest of our civil rights. Human rights are civil rights.”

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January 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fidel Castro: An International Hero

“A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past,” Fidel once memorably said. Though the man has died, the ideas for which he struggled and to which he dedicated his life will undoubtedly live on, not just in Cuba but anywhere imperialism and the exploitation of the weak by the strong is a fact of life.”

December 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

We are in a heap of trouble…

Today’s explosive increase in human CO2 emissions and warming of the oceans are recreating the conditions of the great Permian extinction 300 million years ago

November 21, 2016 · 2 Comments

Native Americans Under Assault

https://revolutionresource.org/2016/11/20/stand-up-for-standing-rock-sioux/

Stand up for Standing Rock Sioux

This assault on native American tribes is illegal, immoral and an abomination. This is not who we are. Resist!

November 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Peace and Progress or Unending Wars

On most areas of economic policy, most progressives agree more than they disagree. But too many people with good hearts refuse to face facts about the last 8 years. This studious ignorance is not helpful. We cannot continue fighting 27 simultaneous, unprovoked and unwinnable wars. This has bankrupted the nation.

September 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Time

“Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why.” ― Kurt Vonnegut “Time is an illusion.” ― Albert Einstein   Is Time on our side?  … Continue reading

September 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

International Day of Peace: Sept. 21st

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The day was established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly and in 2001, the General Assembly voted to designate the day as a period of non-violence and ceasefire.

September 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

War and Peace

It is critical that we shut down avoidable wars and reinvest in jobs with justice. We can rebuild sustainable infrastructure and restore human resources by choosing peace over war. These are the tasks at hand.

July 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Religion

“Some people are so afraid they cannot find the courage to debunk the junk and face facts. And increasing numbers don’t want to know truths which may be too terrible to bear.” Timothy Flanagan

July 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Facts matter…

“Bernie Sanders said very clearly in the debates with Clinton (and in public statements) that he intends to continue Obama’s 25 wars of choice against smaller and less powerful nations who did not attack us.”

June 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

While we bury our heads in the sand…

Hillary will not be good for women, people of color, non-millionaires in America…  or anyone in 27 nations where she wants to continue Obama’s wars. She will not be good for … Continue reading

June 7, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Dream is Over…

“At home, militarized police departments allow officers to kill unarmed citizens at will with zero accountability, two weeks paid vacations and get out of jail free cards. And our leaders export this aggression overseas with illegal drones known to kill an average of 50 innocents per strike.”

May 22, 2016 · 3 Comments

Clinton and Trump are pro-war and the last thing we need

We make a difference. We cannot allow corporate cons to scare us. We must find the courage to resist. We are under attack and it’s time we stand up and fight back. No justice, no peace. No fear, no compromise and no surrender. http://www.jill2016.com/plan
We can “Shine with Stein”. and The Green New Deal:

May 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Nothin’ but the Truth…

All of us are more than fed up with mediocrity, hypocrisy, lesser-evil, trickle-down, less-than-perfect settling for spending trillions and killing millions for munitions firms and billionaires who pay no taxes and steal what we pay.

April 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

War is good for nothin’!

“The minute we stand up, we are unstoppable. It’s time to forget the lesser evil and fight for the greater good.”…

March 30, 2016 · 1 Comment

PeacePortal to St. Louis Riverfront Times

The action managed to shut down the rally for close to ten minutes — to Trump’s audible dismay. At one point, the chants of “USA” brought things to such a halt that Trump resorted to begging for police action.

“Where are the police? Get ’em out,” he says at one point. “Get ’em out.”

March 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Jill Stein is on a Cross-Country Tour

Los Angeles: I sat down for an interview with Robert Scheer of Truthdig, who has interviewed every president for the past 40 years. Towards the end he told me – on the record – “I’ve spent quite a bit of time interviewing people who became president or who were president… And so, just in this short interview – there’s no question in my mind that you’re every bit the equal or superior to all of the presidential candidates that I’ve talked to.” Needless to say, I was honored to get a thumbs-up from Robert Scheer, who hasn’t previously been a fan of independent politics. Yet another sign of the rapidly changing political landscape!

February 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Faith, Hope, and Love…

Faith may or may not have anything to do with religion, but it has everything to do
with common sense.

February 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

Dr. Jill Stein talks with Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges and Jill Stein: The Whole Political System is a Scam, Full Interview

February 17, 2016 · 6 Comments

Bernie’s “dream” is a Nightmare

We have expanded the American empire and Bernie intends for this expansion to continue.

But this nearly “imperial” expansion of empire contradicts Sanders’ most passionate populist rhetoric.

“Shut-up”, You don’t have the microphone!” is not a good enough response to questions about war, peace, life, death, murder, chaos, decline and surrender.”

February 14, 2016 · 4 Comments