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Cannibals

“It worked so well in the third world that we brought it home.  The Corporatacracy colonized its own People.” John Perkins, “Hoodwinked.” There’s a scent of a fresh kill in the air, and the hunter is crouched and ready to spring, … Continue reading

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The London Lesson

There’s a lot going on right now:  The GOP tax bill would devastate our nation in ways that will take decades to amend.   Net Neutrality,  which keeps our democracy healthy by providing the ability for all of us to freely access … Continue reading

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To Hell With General Welfare

They’re some of my favorite words of the preamble, and as all words of our our founding document, they were carefully, purposefully, weighed before they were chosen by our forefathers.                     … Continue reading

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Realities of Religion and Propaganda

With the revelations that fake news sites had a hand in deciding the election, the industry itself is struggling to figure out how to best handle an ‘anything goes’ kind of world. While journalists ponder the issue, I think we … Continue reading

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Oligarchy: Full Steam Ahead

The Koch brothers tentacles reach deep within the neuro-network of our nation and if you haven’t read ‘Dark Money’ by Jane Mayer yet you should click on over and order that writ. While you are waiting for your delivery, check out … Continue reading

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React-Regulate-Reason, One Voter’s Observation

The ‘three R’s’ is a tool I use in my professional life as well as my personal life: first we react, then we regulate, so that we can reason. In any given situation we will always ‘react’ first according to … Continue reading

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First Perhaps, Not Best However

You are the first, but you are not our best.  I know this with certainty, there are others with greater integrity and deeper loyalties – it is difficult to miss them among your repute. You deliver promises from a podium and … Continue reading

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Socialized Waste: US Military, Level – Expert

The United States is a nation full of socialist tendencies, its just a matter of where and how. Take for example this newly released report that demonstrates a huge amount of waste by our Department of Defense -we’re talking tens … Continue reading

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This is What an Oligarchy Looks Like

The word oligarchy is getting lots of coverage these days as more and more of us are realizing how close we are  to becoming a nation of many ruled by a few, unelected, elitist individuals. A recent Al Jazeera article … Continue reading

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Medicine and Science: How US Healthcare Undermines Modern Science

There is a difference between science and healthcare and I contend that the healthcare system in the US undermines the legitimacy of modern science and creates a misconception about the discipline. Science is the foundation upon which healthcare was constructed.  Trial and … Continue reading

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