“There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been.”
“Trump’s parsimonious attacks on the CIA may be seen as the showboating they were… or the Pentagon and the CIA may take his hubris more seriously.”
“All of us are more than fed up with mediocrity, hypocrisy, lesser-evil, trickle-down, less-than-perfect settling…”
“When officers break the law and abuse their communities , they do not have a right to go home after a shift to their families and friends. Police who abuse their neighbors and exceed their authority should be subject to the same laws which apply to anyone else. This includes officers who observe and ignore these crimes.”
“Clinton, Obama and Trump share remarkably similar military ambitions. Their platforms include ongoing wars, profiteering, invasions and unnecessary wars of aggression against increasing numbers of smaller and less powerful nations.”
“We salute the courageous people of the Standing Rock Sioux reservation and their allies who are standing up to protect their land and our future on Earth from the poisonous fossil fuel industry and an economy that puts corporate profits over people and planet,” said Stein.
“Fracking and wars for extraction, exploitation and extortion are poisoning our water, polluting our air and crippling the planet. The seas still rise…”
In spending trillions on avoidable conflicts and unnecessary wars, we kill millions of innocent people so that billionaires who pay no taxes can get richer at our expense.
As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump square off in a series of debates in one of the most polarized U.S. elections to date, Democracy Now! has broken the sound barrier by expanding the debate—including major third party candidates shut out by the corporate-sponsored Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD).
“Available economic, educational, and military data indicate that, when it comes to U.S. global power, negative trends will aggregate rapidly by 2020 and are likely to reach a critical mass no later than 2030. The American Century, proclaimed so triumphantly at the start of World War II, will be tattered and fading by 2025, its eighth decade, and could be history by 2030.”