Monthly Archives: September 2014

A great argument for having a “Dept. of Peace”

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/09/29/becoming-hezbollahs-air-force  and Chris Hedges would be a great person to have in such a fanciful Department.

Posted in Toward a Department of Peace

Investigative expose on the Koch funding web…

…One would think everyone knows about these guys and just how pervasive their arch-reactionary funding over-reach has become.  and plenty more do know about them since “Citizens United” and “McCutcheon” have focused more attention on the ongoing Money Coup that

Posted in About Uniting Against Citizens United, Corporate Personhood and Citizenship and..., And Getting money out of politics..., Constitutional Amendment Conferences...

Ken Burns’ Documentary “The Roosevelts”…

…was excellent.  I didn’t watch it in its entirety but I saw enough on both Teddy and FDR to be going “OMG, where are the leaders like these in our current political climate?”  The answer to that is, sadly, mostly

Posted in A Brand New Green "New Deal"

Now that I’ve entered the fray as a “Citizen Candidate”…

…I’ll be doing some posting to this Chapter, or Category, in order to explain what my motivation is to make this “write in” run myself and, more importantly, why this kind of progressive “Citizen Candidacy” could possibly become a tool

Posted in Citizen Candidacies

A great FAQ on single payer national health care…

…which is the only kind of “Health Care Reform” we as a nation, society, and compassionate people should ever even consider when the cruel inadequacies of our oligarchic profit driven system next come up for review.  Which hopefully won’t be

Posted in Toward A Universal Single Payer Not For Profit Health Care System...

A link to a new Journal on addressing inequality…

http://www.progressiveeconomy.eu/sites/default/files/Progressive_Economy-JOURNAL_issue2.pdf I’ll be curious to see how this publishes just copying the url from Chrome pasting it.  I will review it closer and repost it anyway so, what me worry.  

Posted in It’s the Economy, Stupid... or vice versa...

Your lupines, please…

…I have thought about getting into the lupine game for many a year, now.  Maybe this year will be the one.  I can become a real life Robin Moore, I believe it was (in a very ancient SNL skit or

Posted in Democracy and the Food Supply ...

Obamacare…

…did not go nearly far enough in addressing the sickness in the American health care system- if it can even be called that.  It is more a system of turning every one of us into little individual “profit centers” for

Posted in Toward A Universal Single Payer Not For Profit Health Care System...

Getting money out of politics…

…at least as a dominant control agent of how our Democracy functions, and in whose interests… will entail Uniting Against Citizens United, Corporate Personhood and Citizenship and addressing the rampant dysfunction and the worsening Anti Democratic tendencies of  the defacto “one Party

Posted in Constitutional Amendment Conferences...

Democracy and the food supply…

The “Politics of Food and Agriculture and Land Use and their significant effect on our Freedom and Democracy”… is central to this call for a Big “D” Democracy in America movement.  Wendell Berry quotes a British writer who I will cite later

Posted in Democracy and the Food Supply ...