Monthly Archives: September 2016

A volunteer template for the cause…

We have an opportunity too big to squander. Never before has public financing of elections had such a politically savvy, charismatic champion as Zephyr Teachout. With a tight race and clear choice of a textbook corrupt candidate against a leading

Posted in "p'BD'DiA" from misc. Sources

We need to counter this nonsensical deluge…

…with a quickly crowd and social media funded “pro ‘Big D’ Democracy in America” response entity with the goal of not just training activists in a general sense of the term but specifically to train and place on the ballot-

Posted in Original Content on Various Topics, Chapters, and Issues

David Korten’s article…

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/09/22/want-national-security-dismantle-war-machine A couple quotes: …we need a deep rethinking of how we prioritize and respond to security threats. The greatest threat to national and global security is climate destabilization. That threatens our long-term survival as a species; in the short

Posted in Essays and Quotes from Others

On the donald…

…lower case intended…http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/09/23/unbearable-whiteness-being-donald-trump http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/09/22/when-will-black-lives-finally-matter-donald-trump http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/09/23/trump-fossil-fuel-execs-you-will-me-so-much

Posted in Speaking Truth in Trumpian Times

For the major topic of US Foreign Policy since WW2, the MIC, and the Neocon Nutjobs…

…whose direct lineage is to The Truman Doctrine, although it’s perversely more corrupted and indefensible now than 70 years ago…http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/09/22/want-national-security-dismantle-war-machine Many more links in today’s commondreams… http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/09/23/how-pentagon-sank-us-russia-deal-syria-and-ceasefire  

Posted in The Military Industrial Complex, the Reactionary Right, and the Neocons...

Reading and reacting…

…is still partly what I do…An excellent piece Published on Thursday, September 15, 2016 by Common Dreams http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/09/15/empires-religion-arundhati-roy-confronts-tyranny-free-market By: Jake Johnson, an independent writer. Follow him on Twitter: @wordsofdissent Arhundati Roy links: The End of Imagination, her collection of essays

Posted in "p'BD'DiA" from misc. Sources

Patriotism… and more… even a quote from the real Gordon Gecko…

…you know, the fictitious one from the movie. “The richest one percent of this country owns half our country’s wealth, five trillion dollars… You got ninety percent of the American public out there with little or no net worth. I

Posted in Money Coup; Political Economy; Grotesque Inequality; New Gilded Age