life is political…
“If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.”
― Malcolm X
And that’s the bottom line for many liberals. As long as Bernie gives them a bigger piece of the American Empire’s pie they are fine with him being pro-war.
If two more years of Trump in the White House sounds like a nightmare, imagine late-night Oval Office tweets for another decade or longer.
36 plus years of avoidable wars of aggression against smaller and less powerful nations who did not attack was never a good idea. Legislators and presidents, in our name, have spent trillions killing millions for billionaires, munitions firms and war-profiteers.
“The Don” (D. J. Trump) is now at the helm of the largest and most powerful organized crime syndicate in history. Dozens of extra-legal and extra-constitutional wars of aggression for the corporate bottom line have bankrupted the nation.
It’s like we’re slippin’ into darkness…
… A report by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has found that populations of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish have declined on average by 52 per cent in the last 40 years. And for freshwater creatures the situation is even bleaker, with population collapse of more than three quarters over the same period.
We have expanded the American empire and Bernie intends for this expansion to continue.
But this “imperial” expansion of empire contradicts Sanders’ most passionate populist rhetoric.
The Panthers had many little-known sides to their work, organizing dozens of community programs like free breakfasts, health clinics and shoes for children.
In the words of Alice Walker, ‘the biggest way people give up power is by not knowing they have it.’ We have it.”
in the world we deserve, I would welcome Edward Snowden home a hero, and release Chelsea Manning, Jeffrey Sterling, Julian Assange and other courageous truth tellers with praise and reparations. Their actions are essential for preserving our imperiled democracy in the face of secretive, unaccountable corporate government.
“A vote for Clinton is a vote for austerity, for imperialism, and for the augmented perpetual war regime established under her tenure as Secretary of State.”
Note: The Commission on Presidential Debates is a charade. It may have a name that sounds official but in fact it is a corporation created by Democratic and Republican political operatives and funded by big business interests to keep independent parties like the Green and Libertatian Party as well as independent candidates out of the presidential debates.
“In 2016, we need to make sure there is a ballot line for any independent left or socialist candidate to contest the corporate party lackeys running for office.”
“Ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda. Our mission, therefore, is to confront ignorance with knowledge, bigotry with tolerance, and isolation with the outstretched hand of generosity. Racism can, will, and must be defeated.” ― Kofi Annan
The problem in Syria is the United States bombing a variety of targets, creating more enemies and making life more … More
Under a Stein presidency, the military economy will transition into a green economy, with decreased dependence on fossil fuels and an end to subsidies for military contractors We will shut down the wars,
rebuild the nation and export knowledge, technology and peace instead of terror, munitions and war.
And it is about time.
Since Sandra Bland was killed in police custody, a number of theories have arisen regarding how she died and why. Few believe that she committed suicide, and the investigation into her death has now shifted gears from a suicide investigation, to a homicide.