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  1. The United States democracy is at stake by right wing criminals who must be held accountable for robbing the poor and the middle class of their freedoms and giving the rich even more power! This cannot stand! Even under a pandemic, these right wing crazies keep on being arrogant and greedy! We MUST take our country back!
  2. JUST SOME OF THE HEADLINES FROM Conservative hit-jobs on Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman Congresswoman!! EXCLUSIVE: So-Called “Working-Class” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Not Once Pressed Her Face Against the Window of a Bakery on a Frigid Christmas Eve, Longing for a Loaf of Bread CLUELESS: Democratic Darling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Just Misstated the Effective Tax Rate for High-Earning Married Couples Filing Jointly “I Want the Media to Focus on My Ideas,” Ocasio-Cortez Demands, Flaunting Glossy Lipstick REPORT: If Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is So Poor, Why Does This Ohio Man Swear He Saw Her in Bermuda One Time, Like Last Year He’s Pretty Sure Ocasio-Cortez Loves Instagram. But Does She Love This Country? Ocasio-Cortez Told the Liberal Media She Couldn’t Afford Rent in D.C. — Yet Here She Is Purchasing an Entire Banana for Breakfast “Blue-Collar” AOC Breathes Oxygen — The Same Element Inhaled by Hollywood Billionaire Jeffrey Katzenberg FACT CHECK: Inequality Barker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Twice as Many Last Names as Most Americans SLIDE SHOW: We Found Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Childhood Home. It Is Not a Turn-of-the-Century Orphanage If AOC Is So Working Class, Why Hasn’t She Been Interviewed in a Rust Belt Diner About President Trump? NEW: We Asked Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez How She Would Pay for Free Health Care. She Asked Us How We Got Into Her Living Room. Undercover Elitist Ocasio-Cortez Seen “Adding Guac” to Her Order at Chipotle Anti-Rich Crusader Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Chose “Mansion” in Third-Grade Game of MASH, Elementary School Classmate Says LIGHTWEIGHT: Ocasio-Cortez Calls Karl Marx the “Father of Socialism.” Fails to Cite the Foundational Texts of 19th-Century French Political Theorist Henri de Saint-Simon JUST IN: Floor Plans for AOC’s New D.C. Home Reveal Luxury Amenities Like Stairs “Working-Class" Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Financial Disclosure Reveals She Has Far More Than Enough Savings to Purchase a 1994 Toyota Maxima GAFFE: In Single-Payer Speech on House Floor, Ocasio-Cortez Uses Present Subjunctive Mood Instead of Future Conditional If Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Is Such a Feminist, Why Is She Attacking Lady Ivanka? Under Ocasio-Cortez Socialist Regime, Endless Pasta Bowls at Olive Garden Would Be Illegal Unless Shared With Impoverished Minority Toddler THE SOCIALIST WEARS PRADA? Ocasio-Cortez Has Reportedly Never Shopped the TJ Maxx Clearance Rack Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Claims She’s an Average American. So Where Are Her 2.3 Kids and 5-Foot-9-Inch Husband? We Stole Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Car to Teach Her a Lesson About Socialism https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/13/sunday-review/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-aoc-instagram-twitter-satire.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage
  3. Here is one of my political theory's; 1. Within thee past 60-100 years, has the United States of America become better or worse Overall Morally and Ethically? 2. Within thee past 60-100 years, has thee United States of America become more Liberal Democratic, or more Conservative Republican? 3. So what has been the problem within America Politics Morally and Ethically, for the past 60-100 years? I've asked at least over 50 people these questions. I've asked Socialists, Democrats, Liberals, Moderates, Libertarians, Republicans, and Conservatives, and 2 out of 50 disagreed with this. Thee other 48 or more answered it like this; 1. Worse Overall Morally, and Ethically. 2. The United States has become a lot more Liberal Democratic with the past 60-100 years. 3. The Liberal Democrats have been the problem in American Politics, Morally and Ethically.
  4. The Slippery Slope of Complicity https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/18/opinion/the-slippery-slope-of-complicity.html Interesting analysis of GOP behavior by Paul Krugman. I found several excerpts particularly interesting: One factor Krugman seems to have omitted is ... fear of being primaried. RAN
  5. JUST IN: Watch as a Fox News host just turned on the network and debunked the phony "Uranium One" conspiracy in less than 30 seconds, resulting in viewers of the network losing it on social media, with many going on hate-filled rants in the process. http://us.blastingnews.com/news/2017/11/fox-news-host-debunks-uranium-one-conspiracy-viewers-melt-down-on-twitter-002168351.html
  6. Something is terribly wrong with the Republican Party. They hold all levers of government but can't find a way to get anything done. They talk the talk but can't walk the walk. I wrote an article about this because it has been bothering me for a long time. Read the article here and leave your comment below. I will check back to see if I am the only one bothered by this.
  7. impeach/treason [repub's They now have a very unpopular president in Donald Trump. now a possibility ...bashing his own general,news,etc.He tweets and whines and have not done a single thing but draining his own swarm.he lies and bully 24/7.he cannot help himself,self absorbed.if like Comey,if he tries to fire Muiller it would merit impeachment.attack dog,buffoon,agent orange with bangs,hair color changed every hour,ring circles around his eyes like a skunk,raccoon,his color changes from pale to orange,he wants to ban immigrants,yet thats how he met his porn star wife,thats where all his businesses and buildings,towers at in other countries,yet he wants to per say [make America great, He is gutting financial and environmental regulations, stifling science, reducing sanctions against Russia, angering allies, eliminating the separation of church and state and feuding with the press.Him and the whole family and WH under investigation,lease it took Nixon 2 yrs,this clown 6 months and is dangerous/disgusting..
  8. God is part of the Politics of 2016. I have been doing similar things as the following over Twitter, Tumblr, Reddit, and other places fishing for men. It is what it is. The following may be enjoyable if you love Jesus Christ. It may be painful if you live in darkness. I have been working for God full time. I have done things like Tweet the Kremlin "Istanbul Not Constantinople". It is about to be Easter, so what is God doing in the world right now, and how does it affect politics? What is an Apocalypse? It is an opening of the eyes, or a tearing away of the veil from hidden things. To best understand an Apocalypse I like to use Socrates. To Socrates everyone is out for what they believe is good or for their own best interest. There is a Socratic Paradox that says if everyone is out for what they believe is good, then how can Evil exists? The answer to that Socratic Paradox is the existence of Satan who is a liar. Satan is a liar and deceiver, and works to put man into darkness like a cave. Man learns to stare at a wall, and knows nothing else. He becomes comfortable and complacent down there. Jesus Christ is the guiding Light out of the Cave. Ideologies are most often false idols. They are where a man decided he knew better than God. Where a man tried to be a god. False idols represent stumbling blocks. (Ezekiel 14:3) How many stumbling blocks do you have? Do your beliefs line up with the Bible, or do you use the Bible to try and rationalize your beliefs in wrong ways? Something from the Bible that has been lost in translation is Thumos. Jesus grew up in a Middle East with Greek and Roman culture. Thumos is most often described as Righteous Anger. It is Righteous Indignation. It is what a man feels when his honor has been violated, or his friends or family are threatened. It is a complex word, and a good article to read about it is at theartofmanliness.com. Thumos is the Bible 20 times usually applying to God's Righteous Anger. I like to use 1 Samuel 11:6-8 and Ephesians 4:26 for effect. It is a complex subject, and instead of writing you a book, I will link five short popular music videos, and write a few words for things for you to key in on. The videos are arranged in a way to make a point. It is like art. God's Spirit is like a Train at a constant rate of motion. There is a calculus to it based on prophecy, and current world events. Lonely Train - He is The Lord of Hosts. That is, your body is a host for his Spirit. Jesus cast out false spirits. You cannot judge a book by its cover. Slow Train - God's Anger is slow. Man lives short lives, and he gives them time to repent. Is there a point of no return before War, Famine, Plague. Be Angry and Sin Not. Locomotive Breath - Ezekiel laid on his side for 390 days to simulate the siege of Jerusalem. Isaiah walked naked through the streets for two years to show the people how they would be leaving. Jeremiah walked around with an Ox Yoke to show the bondage they would be in. What might a Post Modern Prophet look like given Amos 3:7. No Leaf Clover - The Stone Rejected By The Builders Becomes the Chief Cornerstone. (Psalms 118:22)(Luke 20:9-19) Train Gone By - Some are Left Behind?
  9. There are numerous problems and issues in politics however one seems to weigh in other issue more than others, and that would be Extreme partisanship. Other wise known as radicalism. Today the main two parties that dominate America politics have gone to new extremes of liberal or conservative politics. So much that the politicians often left in the gray, or the politicians that compromise are lobbied against by their own parties for not being extreme enough. No longer do politicians listen to the people, but rather to the sponsors with the big money. Our government is now controlled by the rich and the few. No longer do politicians attempt to do their job which is to represent everyone and compromise. Instead we get one party trying to assert its agenda on all others. We've have gotten to the point where we have had to shut down the government because another party was so afraid of another party getting it's way. If you don't see that as a failure of government or even politics then so help us God. Are political system is on the road to failure. Politicians only care about the votes. You can seriously believe that bringing a snowball is proof that global warming isn't real? Never have I ever seen any evidence not supporting Global Warming so if you do please share after all I would like to hear from a real scientist like all these other politicians keep ranting about. No longer is the future of our society in mind. Politicians think about the now not the future. There has always been the choice between what's easy and what's right. Sadly the decisions are made the easy way not the right way. Reform is needed here. The government needs a multiparty system. Not everyone is represented now due to the dominance of the two major parties. Representation is a basic right in our constitution so why is it being denied? Coalitions need to be made so everyone in our country is represented and so politics as a whole will compromise again. The electoral college needs to be discarded as well because the electoral college system is a broken system. A broken system that worked 200 years ago. It is an outdated system that no longer represents voters in their best interests. A vote should count the same in every state not be transformed into a number that represents different states unfairly. Now some people here might blame Democrats or Republicans however it is both parties fault. I my self may be a democrat, doesn't mean I agree with them always, and I blame them just as much as the Republicans for the way our government is. Both are at fault so why don't both of them mend the problem together. Bipartisanship is set up to fail in our country so why continue it?
  10. In 2000, I was told by a GM Executive (after he spoke with the US Head of the Transportation and Energy in Washington DC) that at the current rate of consumption, the world’s oil supply would be depleted by 2023. You have seen the Republicans, Conservatives, Corporations and Religious Extremist ignored the will of the people and invaded the Middle East for weapon of mass destruction that was never found. You heard about the US Evangelical Extremists that were trapped on the side of a mountain after we started withdrawing from Afghanistan and Iraq. Cheney and Bush lied to the American people about the Middle East. They strategically invaded the Middle East, killing American soldiers, foreign families in the Middle East, and sent Religious Extremist to change the culture and religion. It was all about pillaging oil to support the 24 US Free Trade Agreements. You have seen the Republicans, Conservatives, Corporations and Religious Extremist sway the Supreme Court to give Corporations Rights like people and now they buy elections. It is no longer "We the People"...it is "We the Corporations". You saw the Republicans, Conservatives, Corporations and Religious Extremist open up the boarders to immigrants during George H. W. Bush administration and escalate during the George W. Bush's administration. Yet the Republicans, Conservatives, Corporations and Religious Extremist don't want to give the immigrants US Citizenship, but have no problem giving the Corporations rights and representation. This is being done for Greed, Power and Oppression of the American people. During the Clinton years, the North American Free Trade Agreement started exporting of manufacturing, technology and high wage jobs offshore (as Ross Perot predicted). The top wealthiest 10% benefited financially both in the US and in foreign markets at the expense of the immigrants and the American people. To further put salt into the wounds of the American worker and their families, politicians (like Mitch McConnell) refused to address immigration and the minimum wage…forcing immigrants and the American worker to work for poverty wages. When the few control and oppress the many, we no longer have a democracy. We have an Oligarchy. RS Lanahan
  11. In 2000, I was told by a GM Executive (after he spoke with the US Head of the Transportation and Energy in Washington DC) that at the current rate of consumption, the world’s oil supply would be depleted by 2023. You have seen the Republicans, Conservatives, Corporations and Religious Extremist ignored the will of the people and invaded the Middle East for weapon of mass destruction that was never found. You heard about the US Evangelical Extremists that were trapped on the side of a mountain after we started withdrawing from Afghanistan and Iraq. Cheney and Bush lied to the American people about the Middle East. They strategically invaded the Middle East, killing American soldiers, foreign families in the Middle East, and sent Religious Extremist to change the culture and religion. It was all about pillaging oil to support the 24 US Free Trade Agreements. You have seen the Republicans, Conservatives, Corporations and Religious Extremist sway the Supreme Court to give Corporations Rights like people and now they buy elections. It is no longer "We the People"...it is "We the Corporations". You saw the Republicans, Conservatives, Corporations and Religious Extremist open up the boarders to immigrants during George H. W. Bush administration and escalate during the George W. Bush's administration. Yet the Republicans, Conservatives, Corporations and Religious Extremist don't want to give the immigrants US Citizenship, but have no problem giving the Corporations rights and representation. This is being done for Greed, Power and Oppression of the American people. During the Clinton years, the North American Free Trade Agreement started exporting of manufacturing, technology and high wage jobs offshore (as Ross Perot predicted). The top wealthiest 10% benefited financially both in the US and in foreign markets at the expense of the immigrants and the American people. To further put salt into the wounds of the American worker and their families, politicians (like Mitch McConnell) refused to address immigration and the minimum wage…forcing immigrants and the American worker to work for poverty wages. When the few control and oppress the many, we no longer have a democracy. We have an Oligarchy. RS Lanahan
  12. This articles looks at the myths around Ronald Reagan - all the things the modern Right glosses over, and which, unfortunately, a lot of Liberals and Progressives have come to accept as a standard narrative about The Gipper. This looks at all the things you thought you knew, and comes up with some pretty amazing implications for the current debates about taxes, economic patriotism and how we've got where we are. http://sheppardpost.com/why-the-left-needs-to-talk-about-reagan-2/
  13. There has been alot of news about how Cheney and Bush were right about Iraq recently. Well they should be, as they invented the problem with knowledge beforehand that the current situation would be the result. Cheney was dead right about Iraq in 1994. But dead wrong or intentionally wrong in 2002. In Cheney´s own words from 1994: "Because if we'd gone to Baghdad we would have been all alone. There wouldn't have been anybody else with us. There would have been a U.S. occupation of Iraq. None of the Arab forces that were willing to fight with us in Kuwait were willing to invade Iraq. Once you got to Iraq and took it over, took down Saddam Hussein's government, then what are you going to put in its place? That's a very volatile part of the world, and if you take down the central government of Iraq, you could very easily end up seeing pieces of Iraq fly off: part of it, the Syrians would like to have to the west, part of it - eastern Iraq - the Iranians would like to claim, they fought over it for eight years. In the north you've got the Kurds, and if the Kurds spin loose and join with the Kurds in Turkey, then you threaten the territorial integrity of Turkey. It's a quagmire if you go that far and try to take over Iraq. The other thing was casualties. Everyone was impressed with the fact we were able to do our job with as few casualties as we had. But for the 146 Americans killed in action, and for their families - it wasn't a cheap war. And the question for the president, in terms of whether or not we went on to Baghdad, took additional casualties in an effort to get Saddam Hussein, was how many additional dead Americans is Saddam worth? Our judgment was, not very many, and I think we got it right." Dick Cheney April 15, 1994 in a C-Span interview I agree that we need to do something about ISIS in Iraq and Syria but to so blindly dismiss culpability for the mess they created is disgusting. Dick Cheney gave a now prophetic interpretation of what it would mean to topple Hussein in 1994, all of which is now coming to pass. Referring to Cheney´s words from 1994, I can only surmise that the current state of affairs is exactly what they intended by going to war in Iraq. Both Bush and Cheney families are heavily invested in defense and oil contracting with some of the largest players in the business of war, Haliburton, KBR, to name a couple. By ensuring America is in a state of perpetual war, they are ensuring their families, friends, and associates futures. Its really quite disgusting and so divorced from any notion of a common good, nearly unfathomable for someone like myself. But, I guess when you earn your fortune as a CEO for Haliburton in times of unrest and war, it changes your perspective of right and wrong. I can only hope that if this is their motivation for throwing America into the fire, they burn themselves´, in an everlasting fire.
  14. Maine hasn't seen a Democrat in 20 years or so. But are the Republicans they've had really so bad? It is pretty much a purple state. Is it so bad to have someone with a lot of progressive views even if they're rolling around with that dangling 'R' next to their name? What do you guys think of this particular Maine Republican? http://www.polititalk.org/progressives-leave-maine-to-republicans/
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