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No, We Won’t Back Down!

No, We Won’t Back Down!

No, we won’t back down! Well, we will never back down. No, we will not back down. You can threaten us with the Hounds of Hell. But we will not back down. So, we will stand our ground. We will not be turned around. We will keep your lies from dragging us down. We are […]

By September 6, 2012 3 Comments Read More →
M O – Straight From the Heart

M O – Straight From the Heart

I started dreaming that dream must never end As long as we’re here we may as well pretend We’ve been dreaming Straight from the heart. Did not say it’s easy but who’s to say That we won’t be able to make it that way Make it easier Because it comes straight from the heart. You […]

By September 5, 2012 5 Comments Read More →
Republicans and the Debt

Republicans and the Debt

photo by Robyn Beck/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images   Don’t be fooled by the two giant U.S. National Debt clocks at the Republican convention.  The clocks were as disingenuous as the crazed Right-wings attack dogs, like my new Facebook ‘friend’ I’ll call “Chili”.  Soon after posting a comment on my Facebook page about how New […]

By September 4, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Green-washing “Sustainablity”

Green-washing “Sustainablity”

  by Shepherd Bliss “Sustainability” has become a buzzword. But what does “sustainability” really mean? One definition is that it requires a triple-E bottom line—economics, the environment and equity. However, this word sometimes is used to “green-wash” and promote things that are not sustainable. Genuine sustainability must be evidence-based. But language can be used to […]

By September 3, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Open Letter To The Democratic National Convention

Open Letter To The Democratic National Convention

It is our turn now. The other party had their chance and took their best shots. In the second act of the quadrennial American pageant known as Presidential elections, we take the stage in and take to the airwaves from Charlotte, N C. This is a momentous opportunity, despite the waning glory of political conventions. […]

By September 1, 2012 5 Comments Read More →
You Could Have Made Us Proud

You Could Have Made Us Proud

Eastwood said to thundering applause. “When somebody doesn’t do the job you got to let them go.” [Does this apply to the Congressional Republicans who obstruct and refuse to collaborate or even participate in effective governance?] Eastwood has a seeming gravity that makes him superficially credible in interviews. As a consequence, his often offbeat wit […]

A Clear and Crucial Choice

A Clear and Crucial Choice

The Manchester Union Leader said in July, 2012, “How so many Americans can express apathy toward the watershed presidential election less than four months away is virtually unfathomable. President Obama and Mitt Romney, and the courses they propose for this nation, are so different, they should be galvanizing voters like never before.” In its editorial, […]

He’s a Real Nowhere Mitt

He’s a Real Nowhere Mitt

“Doesn’t have a point of view, Knows not where he’s going to, isn’t he a bit like you and me?” Much has been said about and hands have been rung over the “real Romney.” Due to his incessant position switching and unvarying spinelessness, people cannot determine Mitt’s core principles. The reason is as obvious as […]

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