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“A little help from my friends”…before I piss some of you off?

I understood the outrage against Bush (I was there…), and I understand the same now against Trump. But I still cannot understand how those same people supported Obama (much less HRC)? Someone in this equation is suffering from a huge

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Choosing the lesser evil, also known as politics over principle or placing the lesser before the greater, has resulted in our choices today.

From John W. Whitehead’s article: “Mark my words: no matter who wins this election, the predators of the police state will continue to wreak havoc on our freedoms, our communities, and our lives. After all, police officers are still shooting

Posted in 2016 election, Uncategorized

What does it say…

… about a people who are more worried about being embarrassed around the world by a person like Trump than being complicit in the overthrow of democratically elected governments, the devastation of entire countries, the wholesale slaughter of millions of

Posted in 2016 election, Perpetual war, Uncategorized

Reflection on 9/11

Fifteen years ago I woke in Delta Junction, Alaska, to witness the horror unfolding on the television.   I didn’t buy the story then, and I don’t now.   Three months later for various reasons I ended up in Eugene,

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On that of which isn’t being spoken…

Are there really any topics in this election more critical yet less spoken of than our provoking a war with Russia?   From the article: “We Need To Distance Ourselves From NATO If We Want To Avoid War,” by Leif

Posted in 2016 election, Russia

The lesser evil?

  So my friends, when our country’s a smoldering nuclear wasteland and we’re all existing wherever it is we go after this brief time on planet, how’s it going to feel knowing that you, one of those privileged US citizens,

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The end of America?

I have never been so concerned about the safety of my family and friends, the survival of America, or the future of humanity and our planet. My friends, we can survive any domestic issue we’re faced with given the time

Posted in 2016 election, Democracy, Global politics, Russia

My Position on the Election

I will not vote for a war criminal or any candidate of either party that intends to continue a foreign policy of aggression against the world. We can no longer vote for the lesser evil and have a reasonable expectation

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Enough please! Trump is just a symptom, not the disease.

From the article linked below: “Trump is exploiting the fact that we cannot unite across our ideological divides. The only way to stop him, then, is to achieve just that kind of coordination across party lines and across divisions within

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