Tag: politics

VOICES

C-Span offered a vibrant discussion about socialism v capitalism in Congress today.  The USA is mega capitalist.  Here is an informative perspective read more

WE’LL HOLD YOUR COAT

A reason some people trust the Green Party is the ability and willingness to discuss differences of opinion on topics crucial to our political system and our foreign affairs. read more

DEMOCRATIZING THE ECONOMY


As long as we’re going to fixate on the economy rather than principles of our democratic Constitutional republic, we could start by democratizing the economy. read more

POLITICS AND RELIGION


Transparency seems important if people are to have the ability to understand the complexity on topics our politicians make decisions about, for the US public.  RT has been censored out of the US media line-up.  As one who believes one receives propaganda via RT, one also recognizes the propaganda is no more nor less than received byway of CNN, MSNBC, or FOX.  This is the reason diversity in news sources is important, along with individuals who are aware enough to compare and investigate upon one’s own. read more

CONSIDER HISTORY ASIDE FROM INSTITUTIONS

I’m interested in those with the courage to look behind the curtain, so to speak.  One way to do so is to research history; and in particular history pertaining to people rather than institutions. read more

3 MEN IN A ROOM POLITICS


The public has no idea what goes on behind closed doors pertaining to politics.  In NYS this was called 3-men-in-a-room politics.  Or was it 2-men?  Who knows? read more

REPRESENTATIVE REPUBLIC IMPLIES DEMOCRACY IN ELECTIONS

C-Span hosted a call-in on the topic of swing voters and independent voters and how they would vote on Tuesday. read more

WHILE WE STILL HAVE FREE SPEECH

Aside from teaching Native American history in schools, one was interested to watch MSM hosts, during the Queen Elizabeth funeral, bring up the topic of monarchy and the FACT of treatment of Indigenous People in the many colonies of UK, without mentioning that one of these colonies was the USA pre-Revolution, with devastation of Native Americans that continued from the beginning to the current day. This seems to be a special level of oppression of Native Americans. read more

IT’S THE DUOPOLY, STUPID….

What do MAGA voters and the Democratic Base have in common?  Some people could guess, the commonality is being hoodwinked by separate branches of the Republican/Democratic Duopoly. read more

WHY IS LIFE EXPECTANCY DROPPING?

In a nation where the life expectancy continues to drop and water is unavailable to growing numbers of people, we might question funding of foreign wars that seems beneficial to American oligarchs but at the cost of US citizens. read more

PREDATORY INFLATION


The story of several oligarchs pulling strings behind the scenes obscures the more relevant story of institutionalized hierarchical process that feels too similar to a Pyramid Scheme economy.  Fascism may more nearly be the correct definition since the system is held in place less by persuasion and more by laws. read more

DILEMMA

Liz Cheney has acted as a supporter of democracy to an extent that caused personal harm to her, and she is anti-Choice and possibly pro-capitalist.  This seems to imply that a politician who is probably pro-capitalist, has valued democracy over hierarchical privilege. read more

IS INFLATION THE EUPHEMISM FOR GOUGING?


Some people call it gouging while some people call it inflation.  Hoodwinked is the result. read more

WHITE SUPREMACY IS A STATE OF MIND

C-Span hosted discussions from the general public that are more pertinent to reality than most of anything heard from our so-called leaders.   read more

BAIT AND SWITCH IN POLITICS

The good news about the state of governance in the USA is that more of the electorate is beginning to pay attention and question those who are in power. read more