Politics

Deceitful Don and his “Rigged Election Con”

Deceitful Don and his “Rigged Election Con”

  Monterey County Weekly “When it comes to voting rights, Democrats push voter protection while Republicans shout voter fraud in a crowded polling place. Democrats think anyone who can vote should vote; Republicans think everyone who should vote can vote.” Christine Pelosi “The documented incidences of voter fraud are very rare, yet throughout the country, forces […]

By October 28, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
The Test We Must Pass

The Test We Must Pass

http://www.notable-quotes.com/v/voting_quotes.html [Adapted from The Guy in the Glass by Dale Wimbrow to emphasize the civic duty and historic consequences of voting.]   Before we vote how we want in our struggle to choose, And feel like kingmakers for a day, We should sit in our homes and think on old truths, And ponder what they […]

By October 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Drumpf the Dog Whistler

Drumpf the Dog Whistler

theredphoenixapl.org Despicable Donald Drumpf is many things to many people, and most of these things are harmful, hateful, and heinous. One particularly nasty and noxious aspect of Drumpf the Despicable is his persistent “dog whistling” as the Republican Presidential candidate. He not the first and he is not the sole practitioner active in and around […]

Film View: Shoulders: Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Story

Film View: Shoulders: Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Story

Meryl Streep is the narrator of this emotionally powerful short film. To prepare, here are some of Meryl Streep’s remarks at the DNC Convention 2016: ‘Nearly 100 years after women got the vote, you people have made history, and you’re gonna make history again in November. Because Hillary Clinton will be our first woman president.’ […]

Old News Co. is Good News!

Old News Co. is Good News!

What is Old News Co? A street brand inspired by history and the American presidents. “We’re all about that Abe, Teddy, FDR and more. Shop your favorite presidents. Made in Los Angeles, California,” says owner Roxy Haji. Old News Co. introduces street fashion to history. They love geeking out on history. And they love the trend-setting […]

Clinton versus Sanders: Primary and Caucus Victories

Clinton versus Sanders: Primary and Caucus Victories

      http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop-shop/6706844/hillary-clinton-bernie-sanders-musician-supporters   “I think there is a dichotomy that somehow some of us who are older, we haven’t conveyed what went before adequately,” said Connie Barrington, a 68-year old retired librarian who showed up at a Clinton rally in California. “It has taken a million years. It is time for a woman.” […]

Wall Street Banks Shower Washington Politicians

Wall Street Banks Shower Washington Politicians

I’m not a Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders supporter. I’m not a Democrat or a Republican. Nearly 30 years ago I registered as a Green Party member and have been one ever since. As a person that politically leans to the progressive left, I would say I tend to agree more with Sanders than any […]

The Equivalence Fallacy

The Equivalence Fallacy

http://holesinthefoam.us/warningtouscitizens/ “Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is” knowledge. ? Franklin D. Roosevelt [slightly paraphrased] The attention given to the different candidates often distracts from the reality that individuals do not govern even though they hold the various offices, parties govern. […]

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