“All of us are more than fed up with mediocrity, hypocrisy, lesser-evil, trickle-down, less-than-perfect settling…”
It is time to stand up for the people: the Standing Rock Sioux
This assault on native American tribes is illegal, immoral and an abomination. This is not who we are. Resist!
Common sense an ability to perceive, understand, and judge things shared by nearly all people without need for debate.
“Fracking and wars for extraction, exploitation and extortion are poisoning our water, polluting our air and crippling the planet. The seas still rise…”
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).
“Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.”
― H.G. Wells
“The debates will make it clear that securing the peace is victory and surrendering to eight more years of wars for the corporate bottom line is a recipe for disaster.”
“After years 36 years of aggression, spending trillions, killing millions, creating more enemies and making us less safe… everyday people in America have failing schools, decreased incomes, jobs shipped overseas, deteriorating infrastructure, and crippled human services. And we are understood to be the primary exporter of munitions and terror on the planet.”
“We can shut down wars of choice and invest trillions in people, infrastructure, human services, research and environmental reconstruction. Restoration of human rights and investment in people will create jobs with justice and all ships will rise.”
“Liberal supporters of Sanders who … flippantly cast concerns about his collusion with the Pentagon establishment aside with “no one is perfect” or “better than Hillary” refrains, should scrutinize their own values, and answer how they rank more refugees, corpses and amputees in the Middle East and Africa against largely unenforceable rhetoric about “standing up to Wall Street.”