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The Peace Movement in America: Status Report

The world is rushing headlong toward world war, risking nuclear annihilation and the end of the human race. Eliminating geopolitical idiocy, imperial hubris, and monomaniacal delusions of conquest by challenging our warmongering elites with an effective plan of action should be what shapes and defines the struggle of those noble organizations attempting to abolish war and promote peace throughout the world. Otherwise, the next time I file an update, the response will be … “What peace movement?” Continue reading

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Asymmetry

Congress can impeach a president but a president can’t impeach Congress. Thus the real locus of government power resides in the Senate and the House of Representatives. Impeaching Trump will not eliminate what Trump represents. But replacing 450 corrupt pay-for-play congressman will and is how we truly make a difference that makes a difference. Continue reading

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What? Are You Crazy?

What was crazy last year sometimes becomes the new normal this year. That is the source for hope that the citizens of the U.S. can get their country back on track to serve the interests of all Americans, not just the rich and powerful. Failure is guaranteed if we don’t keep our minds open to new ideas and fresh narratives. This coming year, with the inevitable crash of the economy and even more wars, we will face unprecedented challenges. Desperate times call for desperate measures. Continue reading

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War On Terror = More Terrorism and More War = More Terrorism and More War = . . .

We can talk and talk, cite all sorts of statistics, construct marvelous narratives, collect anecdotes, offer incisive and powerful analysis. But sometimes a few charts says it far better than any amount of verbiage. These charts say all that needs to be said. Continue reading

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Dealing With A Shark Attack

How do you deal with a shark attack in a swimming pool? You drain the water and watch the shark suffocate.

The Peace Dividend strategy is exactly that. Drain the pool of funds which our insane neocon-infested military establishment — which includes the DOD, NSA, CIA, DHS, Congress, and the White House — abuses with its never-ending wars and delusional pursuit of world empire. No money. No more unnecessary wars. Continue reading

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The Peace Dividend Concept . . . Now A Book

The Peace Dividend concept originally appeared and is explored in summary form in two previous books, “Candidate Contracts: Taking Back Our Democracy” and “Fighting for the Democracy We Deserve.” But now it has its own dedicated volume, with full explication, justification, and documentation: “The Peace Dividend: The Most Controversial Proposal in the History of the World.” Continue reading

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Peace is as American as . . . ?

Has America ever really had a peace movement? Actually not. But peace signs are great! Simple and attractive. Make a great tattoo. Charm bracelet. Bumper sticker. They’re compact, symmetrical. Fit nicely anywhere. PEACE, BROTHER! Continue reading

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Politics is a Rock Concert, Not a Seminar.

All we have now is war, morning, noon and night . . . 24/7/365. We need a new “anthem” that rocks this nation back to its senses. War and fear and militarization and national bankruptcy are over . . . if you want it. Continue reading

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You say you want a revolution?

Is ‘revolution’ the new ‘LOL’? Will the profound need for radical transformation be trivialized and gutted of any substance by empty campaign rhetoric and fatuous sloganeering? Continue reading

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The Race To A Vanishing Point

The U.S. plunges the world toward World War III while Americans play on their smart phones and watch bad TV. Continue reading

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