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Choose A Symptom, Ignore The Disease

America is very, very sick. The disease which is destroying our nation feeds on: 1) Unchecked imperial ambitions. 2) Exceptionalist hubris and arrogance. 3) The crushing power of corporations. 4) The militarization of everything. 5) Plutocratic tyranny and greed. None of the presidential candidates will talk about the disease. Because none of them has a cure. Continue reading

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Absentee Patriotism

Regardless of where I live, I’m just an ordinary citizen merely doing my duty. Continue reading

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Gridlock or Lockstep?

We may be down but we’re not out. Over the next couple weeks, follow a plan that will take any incumbent down who insists that his rich friends with the big check books are more important than you and I. Continue reading

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Dennis Kucinich: Another Victim of Fragging

American politics conducts its own fragging. It shoots its leaders for political reasons. Under the current system, our best, most creative, most talented politicians can be sidelined and marginalized, eliminated altogether. That’s the way it works now. Continue reading

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Debtor’s Prison

To live in a country which has borrowed up to its eyebrows to build bombs and promote war is incarceration at its worst. It is living in the confines of a shameful and ruinous nightmare, a jail of bankrupting tyranny. We truly live in a debtor’s prison. Continue reading

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Killing Us Softly

Voting is becoming more like playing a video game. Just as when you kill an opponent in a video battle no one actually dies, when you vote on the new electronic voting machines, your vote doesn’t actually go to the candidate of your choice. Continue reading

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Really Bad Television

The whole debt ceiling debacle was a really bad made-for-TV drama. The show should have been immediately canceled. It never should have aired in the first place. Continue reading

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