Category Archives: government

WHO NEEDS DEMOCRACY ANYWAY?

US State Department considers dropping ‘democracy’ from its mission statement By Josh Rogin/ Washington Post/ August 1, 2017 The US State Department is considering dropping “democracy” from its key mission statement as Secretary of State Rex Tillersonorders his department to … Continue reading

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The Sorry Plight of the Worker

A 21st-Century Form of Indentured Servitude Has Already Penetrated Deep into the American Heartland Corporations want to make sure that laborers never again have the power to tell big business how to treat them. By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ July 17,2017 … Continue reading

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( Why) The Resistance Is Losing

By Umair Haque/ Bad Words/ June 30, 2017   The Muslim ban is in effect. The info shock-troops are attacking journalists daily. There are open calls for violence from major national institutions like the NRA. Hate crimes are spiking. Sorry. … Continue reading

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Is America Past the Point of No Return?

(It may be my imagination, but Thom Hartmann appears to be channeling and expanding on my June 25 Op-Ed…..) Oligarchs representing monopolistic Big Pharma, Big Banks, and Big Retail/Fast Food are devastating us. By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ July 4, 2017 … Continue reading

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Next Stop: Fascism?

Trump and the War on the Media: On the road to Fascism By  Steven Jonas/ OpEdNews/ July 4, 2017   Trump’s attacks on the media are getting evermore virulent. Much is known and has been written about the “what.” Not … Continue reading

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The Death Economy

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THE AMERICAN PEOPLE NEVER WIN–HERE’S WHY

**Headline and first line changed from prior posting **Headlined at OpEd News, June 28 By Arlen Grossman There’s a reason most Americans don’t get what they want. Billionaires and Large Corporations own this country. Period. They make the rules and … Continue reading

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Immoral Decisions

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ELECTION DO-OVER

Letter to Editor, Monterey Herald, June14 If collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia is proven, wouldn’t that mean the 2016 presidential election was essentially stolen? If so, a new election would be warranted. A fraudulent election should not stand. We … Continue reading

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Resisting Trump’s Shock Doctrine

 

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