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Absentee Democracy

Sometimes I am challenged by the dimmer bulbs among us: “What kind of American are you? YOU LIVE IN JAPAN!” The answer that comes immediately to mind is: “I’m the kind of American who lives in Japan.” Continue reading

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VIDEO BLOG: Trust No Incumbent

The bribery and blackmail has destroyed any semblance of representative government in contemporary America. We have learned our lesson. The faith both in our democratic system and the politicians we entrusted with the future of our nation and the quality of our lives was misplaced. The system has been corrupted by money and the trustworthiness of our “representatives” in public office been sabotaged. No more apologies. No more excuses. No more bullshit. Trust no incumbent! Continue reading

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The Day That Changed The World

The coming election will probably change nothing. The wars will go on. The plundering of our national wealth will continue. The waste of our valuable talents and energies through unemployment and underemployment will march forward. Social Security and Medicare will be chipped away until sometime in the future they are hollowed out and meaningless. The rich will get richer and most of us will be grateful for the few scraps we get. But we CAN change the world. Continue reading

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Pledge: Medicare

Every version of the Ryan budget bill has represented a direct attack on Medicare. Any congressman who supports it is attempting to undermine an efficient program which has provided for the medical needs of millions of Americans. Such treachery must at all costs be confronted and stopped. Continue reading

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Pledge: Social Security

This pledge should be presented to any congressman running for re-election this November, who recently voted for what has been termed the Ryan budget. A vote in favor of this horrifying piece of legislation amounts to a war cry for more military aggression and an attack on social security as we now know it. Continue reading

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Trust No Incumbent!

The bribery and blackmail has destroyed any semblance of representative government in contemporary America. We have learned our lesson. The faith both in our democratic system and the politicians we entrusted with the future of our nation and the quality of our lives was misplaced. The system has been corrupted by money and the trustworthiness of our “representatives” in public office been sabotaged. No more apologies. No more excuses. No more bullshit. Trust no incumbent! Continue reading

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You Don’t Use A Microscope To Find The Cow That’s Left The Barn

In the two weeks Congress recently bickered over $61 billion in budget cuts, the country has borrowed three times that just to keep afloat. It’s time to get our national priorities straight and put our financial house in order. Continue reading

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