The prime directive: Thou shalt not kill.

The generals won’t stop war; it’s their bread and butter. The politicians won’t stop war; it makes them look so strong and resolute and electable. Who’s left? It’s up to the soldiers.

Struggle, Resistance and Progress: 2010 Recap and 2011 Forecast‏

www.blogtalkradio.com/your-world-news 2010 was a particularly tough year within the stolen borders of American, and throughout the globe—for that matter. The global economic crisis, caused by rapacious Wall Street Bankers and fueled by inhumane US capitalism, continued to rear its hideous head. Illegal occupations continued in places like Iraq, Afghanistan, and Palestine. Illegal wars of aggression […]

It’s Scary Where The Mind Can Run

Oooops, there is another problem with bank foreclosures.  If the water has not been turned off and vandals have not yet broken into the homes to steal the copper plumbing, the pipes could freeze and break.  Ah, but of course, if the people did not pay their bills the water most certainly would be turned […]

To Fix Education: Fire Human Teachers, Hire Holograms

“50 years later, our generation’s Sputnik moment is back,” President Obama declared at a recent speech at Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina; this time, however, we aren’t just losing to the formidable U.S.S.R., but now are being beaten senseless by wimpy little nations like Finland, for cripes sake. Friggin’ Finland. Thankfully, in Shanghai […]

Why we write: End Orwellian US economics and implement obvious solutions to unleash trillions of our dollars

source: Carl Herman, Examiner.com The central economic solution to unleash trillions of dollars for the US economy is simple:  Our Robber Baron-era monetary system must be recognized as a national “debt supply” that only profits the banks that create the debt. This Orwellian opposite of a national money supply must be ended. In addition, shocking […]

1 in 3 American families “low-income”: US economic controlled demolition continues

source: Carl Herman, Examiner.com The Working Poor Families Project has just released their policy brief for the winter of 2010-11. The new US Census Bureau data is that 30% of US families are now earning less than 200 percent of the official poverty threshold, and are thereby defined as “low-income.”  That’s nearly one in three American […]

Wrong Questions = Wrong Answers: Legend of the Fall, pt. IV

Newsweek journalist Daniel Lyons posed a series of questions recently to Bill Gates, a leading and powerful voice in the new school reform movement, and Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers—highlighting not what we need to address in our public schools but proving further that the media, celebrity/billionaire experts, and bureaucrats are […]

A $32 rant

How much is $32 these days?  It turns out that $32 is too much.  Pretty soon that “government option” will be the only option.  Oh yeah, I forgot, we didn’t get that one. Paying for healthcare can be one of the first things to go for families dealing with constrained finances. Over 50% of those […]

Waiting for Superrich-Man

A willing public fights in defense of billionaires who are helping themselves to their – to our – hard-earned money. How has this happened? How has the public turned on itself, avidly supporting policies that tilt the “free market” against them?

Book Review: The Great American Stickup, by Robert Scheer

After the mid-term elections, President Obama made a further turn to the right in part in an attempt to placate the right wing populists. Many supporters, including critical supporters, of Obama were somewhat shocked at. They shouldn’t have been, and if they’d read Robert Scheer’s “The Great American Stickup” maybe they would have been better […]