“…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.”
Contact your representatives and tell them racism, misogyny and hate are not acceptable to the 82% who did not vote for the chump.
On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month on the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that silenced the guns of the “war to end all wars,” we will march to reclaim the Armistice Day promise of peace.
“Poor People’s Campaign—a fight by capable, hard workers against dehumanization, discrimination and poverty wages in the richest country in the world.”
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.
If we invest in alternative energy, we can establish colonies on the moon and explore the stars.
Election year nonsense can be very painful.
We can’t continue spending trillions killing millions for billionaires in pursuit of corporate empire.
We cannot continue spending trillions killing millions for billionaires in pursuit of empire.
We can rebuild sustainable infrastructure and restore human resources by choosing peace over war.
Dr. Jill Stein has a plan for revolutionary change. She wants to put everyday people back in charge.
“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.
“…we are now fighting 27 simultaneous wars… “
“Establish a foreign policy based on diplomacy, international law, and human rights. End the wars and drone attacks, cut military spending by at least 50% and close the 800+ foreign military bases that are turning our republic into a bankrupt empire. “
“Reality denied comes back to haunt.”
― Philip K. Dick, Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said
Bernie Sanders has a very public record, in the congressional record. He votes to support the expansion of empire through wars … More
“We can flood our years with sunshine — with the divine climate of kindness, and we can drain to the last drop the golden cup of joy.”
“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.”
Saturday, January 30 A conversation about events in the Middle East with soldiers and members of the Portland Iraqi community at Blue Sky Gallery at 122 NW 8th Ave