Funny Business…

The United States Government has been run like a branch of organized crime: a special sort of American business… Funny business that ain’t so funny.

peace5The United States Government has been run like a branch of organized crime: a special sort of American business…  Funny business that ain’t so funny. 
 
 
For more than than 36 long years, corporate and military elites have run the show: spending trillions killing millions for billionaires, while withholding health care from the American people…
and bankrupting the nation.

https://youtu.be/Cm8ktxzaumg

Endless war is unsustainable.

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Time to shut down wars on people who have not attacked us and begin to secure the peace, rebuild the nation ;and heal the planet.

 
https://thepeaceresource.com/2017/02/05/imagination-is-the-cure/



We can shut down wars of choice and reinvest those funds in infrastructure, alternative energy, education, health care, housing and peace. We have solutions.81-kpqrfqzl-_sl1500_

https://youtu.be/4bY0vcg2F-I?list=RDGOFbfY-wY1I



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Imagination is the Cure…

If we invest in alternative energy, we can establish colonies on the moon and explore the stars.



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Humans are carbon-based beings.  And we are NOT suffering from overpopulation.

This is a myth.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eA5BM7CE5-8

We can shut down wars of choice and reinvest those funds in infrastructure, alternative energy, education, health care, housing and peace. We have solutions.

https://thewordsmithcollection.wordpress.com/…/homeles…/

We need not go back to living in caves to survive. We have viable solutions, but crazy people spend trillions on war… making sustainable alternatives impossible.

http://worldbeyondwar.org/quotes/

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I can ride my bicycle down to the creek and go fishing, get in my electric truck and drive across the nation, sail a ship across the ocean and fly a solar-powered plane anywhere on the planet. Investing in alternative energy, we can establish moon colonies and explore the stars.

We are young, we humans beings… and it’s too early to write us off.

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Technology is not the problem. War, greed and stupidity are the problems.

We can shut down the wars and hold the cons accountable by organizing, educating and agitating.  This has been working across human history.

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/…/shine-on-you…/

Overpopulation_Myth_New_Zealand“In fact, our rates of growth are declining. Between 1950 and 2000, the world population grew at a rate of 1.76%. Between 2000 and 2050, it is expected to grow by 0.77 percent.[3] So yes, because 0.77 is greater than zero, it is a positive growth rate, and the world population will continue to grow.
 
If we wanted to squeeze close, everyone in the world could stand shoulder-to-shoulder on the island of Zanzibar.”
 
“There is no environmental reason for people to go hungry now or in the future. There isoverpopulation_myth_poster-p228130659391473908tdcp_400 no need to use any more land to sustain humanity — increasing land productivity using existing technologies can boost global supplies and even leave more land for nature — a goal that is both more popular and more possible than ever.
opThe only limits to creating a planet that future generations will be proud of are our imaginations and our social systems. In moving toward a better Anthropocene, the environment will be what we make it.”

 
Hans Rosling  was a Swedish medical doctor, academic,…


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Truth is…

“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.

This is more than “less than perfect.” This shakedown is organized crime, committed in our names and on our dime because we let it happen and it comes from both sides of the corporate aisles.

Nothin’ but the truth

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Truth and Lies;
Peace and War;
Fact, Myth, Magic,
Science and Fiction…

 

Over time we find small truths, big lies, radical science and brilliant ideas.  But so far war trumps peace, aggression spreads and myths abound. Too many live in personal fictions where facts are too great a burden to bear.
dick“Reality denied comes back to haunt.”
― Philip K. Dick

Hold fast to dreams

For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird
That cannot fly.
 

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Hold fast to dreams

For when dreams go
Life is a barren field

Frozen with snow.

 

Langston Hughes

 

“Kindness, I’ve discovered, is everything in life.”

 

Isaac Bashevis Singer
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“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.

 
This is more than “less than perfect.” This shakedown is organized crime, committed in our names and on our dime because we let it happen. And it comes from both sides of the corporate aisle.

https://thepeaceresource.wordpress.com/2016/04/23/nothin-but-the-truth/




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War is not the answer…

Election year nonsense can be very painful.

kingtrumpElection year nonsense can be very painful.
The Republican party bragged about wanting to spend trillions killing millions in avoidable wars for billionaires… and the Democratic party lied about wanting to spend trillions killing millions in avoidable wars for billionaires.



With Trump, Clinton or Obama… this was a losing proposition. 

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We had two actual choices:

One choice was Trump or Clinton for wars on the road to ruin

 

The other choice was Dr. Jill Stein and The Green New Deal: securing the peace and investing in people, progress and the planet.

War was not the answer. 

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But mainstream media represented the corporate elite and gave us entertainment instead of hard news.

So we got Trumped.
 

Now that the deed is done, we can’t pretend anymore.
We can secure the peace and rebuild the nation or let the bottom fall out.  


Time to organize.   Si se puede.

War and Peace

We can rebuild sustainable infrastructure and restore human resources by choosing peace over war.

jsmill“A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.”
― John Stuart Mill, On Liberty
 

Systems and isms do not attack anyone or start any wars. Hitler was a madman and needed to be stopped.  But in waging war against the Nazis, Americans became like their enemies.  We brutalized and murdered prisoners and then dropped two bombs which could have been avoided.

abombDropping the first atomic bomb was sick, the Japanese were ready to surrender. And dropping a second bomb was perverse.  But that these American atrocities took place, does not imply it would have been OK to allow Hitler’s genocide and murders to continue.

And recently, when Obama spent 1.5 trillion building more nuclear weapons while engaged in unprovoked attacks across the globe…. we have become the ones who need to be stopped.  Unfortunately Trump is on board with dozens of wars.

The solution is not a surrender to war, but to stand up and secure the peace.
But political “reality” intervenes.

Reality is not all it’s cracked up to be. Some say life is merely an illusion. But over time we find small truths, big lies, radical science and brilliant ideas.
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Unfortunately, most of the time war trumps peace, aggression spreads and myths abound.  Too many live in personal fictions and find facts too great a burden to bear.
“Reality denied comes back to haunt.”

“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.”

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It is critical that we shut down corporate 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.
The pirates in charge of ongoing U. S. wars of choice are profiteers, pure and simple. Their military arrogance and disdain for the public and the law is astounding. But there are more of us, by a long shot… than there are of them.  This is our time.
 
“Pessimism becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy; it reproduces itself by crippling our unionswillingness to act.”
― Howard Zinn, You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train:
A Personal History of Our Times
“Peace is the only battle worth waging.”
― Albert Camus
 
“The greatest purveyor of violence in the world : My own Government, I cannot be Silent.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.
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3rd Parties… or 7th, 8th, 9th and more!

Dr. Jill Stein has a plan for revolutionary change. She wants to put everyday people back in charge.

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We deserve better than Ronnie Reagan, George Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Trump, and avoidable wars for profit.

https://thepeaceresource.wordpress.com/…/why-jill…/

Our educational system is failing. High school graduates cannot do college level work. Each year Systemic decline continues and next year it will be worse than it is today.
We deserve better.

Instead of non-profit, single-payer, common sense health care, we got mandated payments to deep-pocket insurance cartels who continue to hold the purse-strings and control the increased costs.

The health “insurance” we get is increasingly un-affordable and leaves 31 to 35 million Americans at risk, uncovered, unprotected, vulnerable and losing fortunes, homes and lives.
peace5This cannot continue.

We spend trillions fighting avoidable wars chosen by advocates on one side or another of the corporate aisle. Most of the biggest players (like the 16 big guys who make billions and pay no taxes) are savvy enough to payoff both corporate parties to hedge their bets.

Our only option is to pay attention. Between 60 and 75% of the voting public say, at this point, they are ready and willing to seriously consider a third party.

This is good and bad.

The bad part is Bernie Sanders will rope people into the lesser evil myth (with a blind eye to Israeli and corporate aggression.) The truths he will tell about banks are useful, but when he folds up his tent and supports Hillary, we are left in the lurch with nothing but Clinton and a Bush.

But we have a bird in the hand!

Dr. Jill Stein has a plan for revolutionary change. She wants to put everyday people back in charge.

president steinDr. Stein is recognized as a global leader in health care and people. She advocates for peace and a restoration of human services at home and abroad. As we transition to peace, instead of transitioning between wars, we can rebuild, renew and replace failing infrastructure. This will create jobs at home, good-will abroad and ships will rise.

During and after this transition, we will retool for peace and shut down ambitious, boneheaded and counterproductive corporate power grabs and abuses of the public trust. Savvy firms will reinvest and we can begin exporting technology, information, education and peace… instead of munitions, aggression, studious-ignorance and war. It’s time to stop fooling ourselves, war is surrender and peace is victory.    http://www.jill2016.com/plan


Hillary, Donald, Barack & Bernie Support Wars for Corporate Profit

“During her interview… Dr. Stein quoted Alice Walker: “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”

Obama’s and Clinton’s doctrine of covert and proxy war, by which they still tout drone strikes, JSOC death squads, CIA coups and local proxy forces as politically safe “tools” to project U.S. power across the world without the deployment of U.S. “boots on the ground,” has destroyed Libya, Yemen, Syria and Ukraine, and left U.S. foreign policy in an unprecedented crisis.

scaryclintonHanging over this escalating, out-of-control crisis is the existential danger of war between the U.S. and Russia. Russia has 14,700 nuclear weapons with the destructive power to end life on Earth as we know it.  With her demonstrated, deeply-held belief in the superiority of threats, brinksmanship and war over diplomacy and the rule of law, surely the last thing the world needs now is Hillary Clinton playing chicken with the Russians while the fate of life on Earth hangs in the balance.

https://consortiumnews.com/2016/02/19/hillary-clinton-and-the-dogs-of-war/


“Sanders criticized Hillary Clinton for her support of the Iraq war, declaring, “On foreign policy, Hillary Clinton voted for the war in Iraq…Not only I voted against, I helped lead the effort against what I knew would be a disaster.”

bernieisangrySanders’ assertion about Clinton is true, but the difference between the two candidates on war is hardly substantial and his political closet is filled with just as many skeletons. Notably he supported NATO’s bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999, a stance that caused one of his staffers to resign in protest.

…The attack on Kosovo is hardly the extent of Sanders’ hawkishness. While it’s true he voted against the Iraq war, he voted in favor of authorizing funds for that war and the one in Afghanistan. More recently, he voted in favor of a $1 billion aid package for the coup government in Ukraine and supported Israel’s assault on Gaza. At a town hall meeting he admitted that Israel may have “overreacted,” but he blamed Hamas for the entire conflict. When an audience member asked why he refused to condemn Israel’s actions, he told critics: “Excuse me! Shut up! You don’t have the microphone.”

http://www.alternet.org/election-2016/bernie-sanders-troubling-history-supporting-us-military-violence-abroad


angrytrump“The trouble with Trump is that he is, by temperament, by experience, and by character, utterly unqualified to be president of the United States.

He is a dim racist buffoon.

http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2015/10/the-serious-problem-with-treating-donald-trump-seriously


While Clinton, Sanders and Trump are not presidential material, we were offered a real candidate with legitimate policy, a real plan and solutions.  Her name is Jill Stein and her plan is Alice_WalkerbookfansnetThe Green New Deal.

“During her interview… Dr. Stein quoted Alice Walker: ‘The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.’

A look at both recent history and current events demonstrates that people do have more power than they may generally believe. … people in the U.S. and around the world are recognizing their power, and using it to further the cause of human rights.”

https://thepeaceresource.wordpress.com/2015/08/06/the-first-woman-president-jill-stein/


If our new president were Dr. Jill Stein…
we would have secured the peace and invested in people and planet Earth.

DSC_0635-copy.14236.widea.0“My Power to the People Plan creates deep system change, moving from the greed and exploitation of corporate capitalism to a human-centered economy that puts people, planet and peace over profit.

It offers direct answers to the economic, social, and ecological crises brought on by both corporate political parties. And it empowers the American people to fix our broken political system and make real the promise of democracy.

This plan will end unemployment and poverty; avert climate catastrophe; build a sustainable, just economy; and recognize the dignity and human rights of everyone in our society and our world. The power to create this new world is not in our hopes, it’s not in our dreams – it’s in our hands.”

 

https://thepeaceresource.wordpress.com/2016/01/20/our-new-president-dr-jill-stein/



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