“…in really scary societies all public conversation is an exercise in using words to mean their opposites — in describing the brave as traitorous, the weak as frightening, and the good as bad — and confronting these lies is the most scary and lonely thing a person can do.”
To miss the parallels in what our government is doing today, you would have to be blind. The imprisonment of children too young to tie their shoes. It’s there in the stories of detainees who have no idea where Homeland Security has taken their children, and have no way of finding out.
Contact your representatives and tell them racism, misogyny and hate are not acceptable to the 82% who did not vote for the chump.
The Amazon spat is a cover for the formal unveiling of a long-wished right-wing project to destroy the post office and have private industry take over its infrastructure, which taxpayers funded long ago.
“Poor People’s Campaign—a fight by capable, hard workers against dehumanization, discrimination and poverty wages in the richest country in the world.”
Large corporations do not pay sales taxes, property taxes, payroll taxes, Social Security or Unemployment. Everyday working people and consumers pay all of these taxes.
“We’re in serious trouble: before 2030 it is all over but the shouting.”
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.
Voting for war has not been working for 36 years. When voting for Democrats or Republicans advocating war, you better think about the consequences of your actions.
“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.
Election year nonsense can be very painful.
We can’t continue spending trillions killing millions for billionaires in pursuit of corporate empire.
Corporate wars and profiteering have already bankrupted the nation.
We cannot continue spending trillions killing millions for billionaires in pursuit of empire.
“In March 2011, Clinton supported the NATO attacks on Libya to aid rebels in their attempts to overthrow Moammar Gadhafi, which … led to Libya becoming the failed state that it is today.”
American foreign policy under Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama, when considered by the non-partisan observer, has a sense of continuity – and escalating and expanding aggressiveness.
Bernie Sanders has a very public record, in the congressional record. He votes to support the expansion of empire through wars … More
“We need to slow down, acknowledge Bernie’s war-and- profiteering kind of record and understand he is proposing more bodies and lives for the corporate elite bottom line.”
“Americans are sick of war. If we, the people who stand up for peace, vote for our own best interests, we could win in a landslide. 75% of the voting public are thinking third party, With offerings like Trump and Clinton, this is our time for A Green New Deal. ”
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