I have been having some doubts about Republic Forms of Government, which makes saying the Pledge of Allegiance a contemplative activity for me. I believe that Direct Democracy is superior to a Republican Form of Government. Our Federal Government is not even very much a Democratic Republic, and unfortunately is more like a Fascist Republic, Representing the Cooperation of our Government with the Large Corporations and the Military Industrial Complex. If we had True Democracy, the People would have to behave more rationally, and we would immediately eliminate the American Political Class, and Good Riddance to those Selfish, Greedy, Slimy, Traitors!!! Republicanism allows the People to not be directly responsible for their governments actions. Direct Democracy makes every Citizen Responsible for His or Her Actions. Which is better?
Unfortunately, with NAFTA, China as Most Favored Nation, All Sorts of Tolerated Crony Capitalism, including the Deregulation of Banking and Insurance, Most of our Political Class have failed the American People and Failed to Support the Constitution, for which they pledged an Oath To Defend!
If we are to have a better Country we Need a Just Economic System. I believe that making an Hour Of Labor as a medium of Exchange we would be on the road to economic recovery. The Government can Print Greenbacks, and pay them to businesses so that we can pay our employees. There is not a limit on the amount of Work that Our Country Needs To Have Performed. There is a limit on the amount of Money to Pay Labor to perform these Tasks!
The Rich and the Establishment Democrats, not the Progressive Pragmatists, such as Dennis Kucinich, are absolutely against a monetary system based on an Hour of Labor being a Medium of Exchange. Our Government Should be Printing and Controlling the Value of Currency. If We had Time Money we could help make our Economic System more egalitarian. This will increase the Peoples' Sense of Justice being Performed by Their Government. Also Time Money will Pay People for their Economic Value. This is the path to a more perfect union.
I never liked this guy. Even when I was 18 and 19 and deciding whether to be a Republican or a Libertarian, I did not like this guy. He had, for me, the aura of being a creep. I must admit that I hated this guy.
G. Gordon Liddy, a Felon, who stirs up discontent against the Democrats, who has lied too many deadly lies, who in a just country would have deported or permanently imprisoned the man. It is sad that the likes of G. Gordon Liddy, Rush Limbaugh, Bill O'Reilly, Lynn Cheney, and so many Hate Mongers are representative of the Republican Party. There are some historical postives about the Republican Party: Fiscal Responsibility, Self Responsibility, Staying out of Entangling Foreign Affairs, and on these three traditional Republican Platforms, the Modern Republican Party has failed utterly.
Some one else invented Poneracracy maybe 3 years ago. You cannot even google Poneracracy, but you can google ponerology: http://ponerology.blogspot.com/2006/01/par...
Ponerology is the study of evil within the context of religion.
Pathocracy, AKA, Political Ponerology, and idea written by Andrew M. Lobaczewski:
True Progress. Progress that encourages and incites excellence from individuals. We need to have a more perfect union. Several Latino national governments have become more interested in serving the people and taking an active and a pro-active role in the economies of their nations: Venezuela, Cuba, Argentina, Ecuador, Bolivia. I find this good.
I also believe that we should prosecute all of the Americans who broke the law in all of the murder that our nation's military have performed against our brothers and sisters, the Latinos.
End Tyranny. Support Equal Justice For All. End Lies in Government. Support open government, and increase the public's power over the government. We should be the final check upon our nation. There is no way, if we lived in a more democratic nation, that the majority would have supported the slaughter of hundreds of thousands of innocent Latinos over the last few decades. Shame!
The Idiot, I mean, our last president slaughtered at least 100,000 Iraqis, and some say a million. Whatever the number, George Bush Is a War Criminal. Indict him, Indict Ollie North, Indict Cheney. Indict Richard Perle. Indict Karl Rove. And so on, and so on, and so on.
There is a wide and diverse world. I have been fortunate to talk to and meat many incredible human beings, and they were beautiful to me, and they are my friends. The War Against Freedom that our Military-Industrial Complex has waged against the peoples of the world needs to be something that we as a nation need to deal with, with the rest of the people of the world, and especially the relatives and survivors of those who our nation's military actions.
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Hopefully the Democrats will be, but I think that what we need as a nation is a new economic system based on an hour of time being a medium of exchange:
Click on the Top Center Box: Time Money, and read an idea that could help us out of this economic decline.
We have our hawks also, but many Republicans, and Some Independents truly seem to love bringing about Death. They support military spending. They lie to us about Defending the Nation. Many of the military actions that our country has sponsored have only created more enemies for us, not decreased them. If War is Peace, then we should see a decrease in violence through our use of killing others.
We are seeing and internecine peace in Iraq, it is less violent that it was, but the resentments that will last for years have been bourne into the hearts of millions that we have affected by our latest National Security Policy of the Idiot Administration.
Now we need to find solutions for our problems. President Obama is working for our nation. The Republicans and Others have brought us into an economic crisis.
Part of this crisis is wrought by having the Military Industrial Complex drive our foreign policy. Killing people and occupying lands costs money and our reputation in the world.
Think about this. I will not sponsor violence against the innocents of our world, yet this intense belief in National Security, which includes the belief that there are acceptable losses with the killing of civilians, AKA collateral damage. Most people have a live and yet live attitude, yet our Foreign Policy is responsible for killing thousands of innocent people every year.
This is not OK. Does defense mean killing civilians. Can we defend our trade routes and borders sufficiently that we will kill nearly no innocent people. I think that we can for the most part.
We did not need to invade Iraq, and we should have either fully invaded Afghanistan with 200,000 to 400,000 Personnel, or simply went in and rounded up the Al Qaida Gang.
I believe that 9-11 was Bush's Buring of the Reichstadt. The lack of a plane at the Pentagon, and the 45 degree cuts on the Steel of Building 2, and the explosions that happened in the basements of both buildings before the planes even struck.
Al Qaida may have been the patsy.
Anyway, what does one call a person who acts against the national interests, and brings down his nation? A Traitor. George Bush is a Traitor.
George Bush and Dick Cheney killed more than 100 thousand innocent lives throughout Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan. This was a crime against Humanity!
The Right Wing is always harping about national security, but what they do in real life makes us all weaker, costs the budget billions of dollars, and ends the lives of hundreds of thousands of innocent people.
If the results of the Right Wing National Security Policy the death of hundreds of thousands of civilians not necessary for the defense of our nation why is it happening? Maybe the Right Wing Loves Killing Things?
now our country is poorer. Simple idea: A person has a job making $44,000 a year, with medical, dental, and IRA. The person's job is outsourced, and now the person's income of that amount no longer exists. Later on the person defaults on the mortgage and the Triple B Bond, multiplied by hundreds of defaults no longer holds the value of the Bond's purchase price, plus inflation, and expenses.
By clumping these mortgages into Triple B Bonds, Wall Street Out-sourced other people's mortgages.
Wall Street has an out-sourcing problem, most on Wall Street, most in the Republican Party, and some in the Democratic Party supported NAFTA, Deregulation, GATT, and China's Most Favored Nation status in the WTO.
The Majority of the rich have outsourced and bankrupted America. Does that make them Traitors?
We need US industries! We need to support US industries that have quality and fair value.
I, for one, am not convinced that 9-11 was not an inside job, but like thousands of others, the future is always more important than the past. So, let us consider the future. Why does someone become a terrorist?
I believe someone becomes a terrorist, so that he or she may affect some political outcome, of which the "terrorist" assumes that his/her act is will possibly affect.
Why would someone become a terrorist? Obviously the "terrorist" assumes that whatever mayhem is caused because the political adversary, the one who receives the terrorist attacks, is deserving of some destruction. A terrorist is someone who believes that his/her adversary deserves to be damaged.
Terrorism is about hurting the opponent.
Fear is the currency that the "terrorist" assumes will create a submission by the terrorists' adversaries public. The public, like the French had, during the Algerian War, submitted to Algerian Independence, which I for one support as much overall independence as possible.
Terrorism is caused by an outrage that the "terrorist" feels about his/her political opponent.
This outrage is the rationale, but not always. There are Economic Terrorists.
How do we stop terrorism? We need to have a Justice Based Foreign Policy. End all Imperialism. Arrest all Tyrants. Assist the damaged populations of the world, paying for it by taking all terrorists assets away. We can begin by taking members of the Bush Administrations riches away, and rewarding it to to Gazans, the Afghanis, the Iraqis, the Kurds. I am certain that this nation has killed millions of innocents. Many of these acts, though not defined by the American/European Elite, as terrorism, but in reality, completely horrible. Our nation has murdered millions of innocents. We need to take our war criminals assets away, and compensate those that the previous administration had damaged, as well as compensate those of the other administrations.
How do we stop Terrorism. We have a world based on fairness. We need to treat each other, as much as mentally/emotionally that this egotistically foreign idea of having consideration for other peoples' lives. The USA stops all militarism that kills innocents. We need to apologize to the world, and be a force of justice and kindness. We have to stop bullying any other nation.
We stop terrorism, by ending our being the bad guy.
Concerning protecting our Nation, I believe that explaining American Foreign Policy cannot not forget all of the Imperialistic ways our Nation has bee, nor the Tyranny of the Israeli Nation. There are many nations that have better Human Rights records than the US or Israel, so neither one of us should talk.
First off how many Israelis have been killed by the heartless and horrible rockets of Hamas compared to the more than 100 innocent Gazan lives that have been taken by the Israeli Military.
Finally, I fight, and fought for our nation. I have served my country, and I continue as a civilian to serve my nation.
I am against brutality, and I do not possess a belief of Necessary Evil, or Acceptable Losses, and I do not think that makes me naive.
I lived near Aspen, and was friends with a writer, and he took me to the bar that was close to H.S. Thompson's place. I came into the place, and he yelled out, "Who is this Asshole." He then held a menacing face, and shot a whole in my heart with his eyes. I left. And my friend tried to bring me back in, but I told him, "it is not worth it."
Peace and contentment to all,
The Common Good
Our economy has been guided by the ideal of put yourself first, and everything else will take care of itself. There is a belief that self-interests should be the guiding principle of economic activity. There are other approaches: Fair Trade, Collectivism, Socialism, Communism, Anarcho-syndicalism, but in a free society, it is for The People to decide, and not merely the rich. Considering this, how can we enforce the ideal of the Common Good? President-Elect Obama merely mentions it, and it is something for Fox to lambast.
3 against 1, and Mike Papantonio yells with the best of them. It is brutal. Fox is ran like a Gladiatorial Spectacle.
The Common Good cannot be enforced by the Government in a Free Society. It is for The People to decide their collective destiny. That is part of the Constitutional Basis for Our Republic. P-E Obama mentions the Common Good as a standard that people should live up to.
The Common Good is the Collective Good. It is the Good that has value outside of oneself. The Common Good is what we should be striving for. The Majority of people do not have a desire to do more than pay their bills and support the people that they love. They carry a huge debt upon their backs, and just hope for a steady, decent paying job. What is the Common Good for this 80% of the population, that have been suffering during the current Recession? Is it for Corporate CEO's to continue making bonuses, even when their companies received Federal Bail-out Money? The Common Good for most of the people is a steady, decent paying job. Right?
I have a hypothesis. I read a secret document about University of Missouri and few other entities, Federal and elsewise. It was several years ago. But I read original reports that say the the petroleum that we are sucking out of the earth, is part of large stack capacitors, with the oil behaving as a dielectric, with the limestone acting as the Cathode. These stack capacitors would naturally lose their voltage potential, I Hypothesize that the earths electromagnetic field may have diminished from our over-exploitation of the planet.
Still, who the F knows. Most of us are too busy trying to hustle our own survivals, that the whole understanding of the universe is left to those who have sufficient knowledge to even talk about it. Basically, a common American would say, "It is over my head.", "You think too much", or some other anti-intellectual slam. Since G-d knows how important being able to think about events, and how to move around the world is to essential to our own survival, we must never think that self-inflicted lobotomy is the way to live our lives. We must chose our destiny, and chose to make things better.
All of this 2012 stuff strikes me as some sort of desire by a group of people, who love to play droning music, interspersed with spacey trip music, soundtracking some powerful idea that should strike inevitable doom in our hearts. I say, forget that, and then I turned this trip off.
We have to find ways to liberate ourselves and others. I have a plan. End money as essential. I have a plan, and I am trying to do it. If we had hundreds of thousands of people trying, G-d knows we can make our world better than it is. My answer is stop controlling Nature. Let the trees and other wildlife grow old. Stop the running amok of Sociopaths. We cannot let murderers control our destiny. We should be the government, and end the government being a paid job.
I would have those of us who are healthy to spend a bit of our time every month, such as 20 Hours a month. In this 20-35 Hours, we could either be working a shift, or coming to work on-call, serving as a fireman, a police officer, a road builder, an electrician, a pipefitter, or what-ever. We do not need money, what we need is food, safety, and hope.
The tyranny of the few over the many must end. We can do it with brotherhood and sisterhood. We can do it with love for our fellow human. We can do it by being nonjudgemental. We can do it by letting people be free, and helping people become free.
Capitalism is evil because it is based on exploitation. Fair Trade is good because it is based on an amicable, and civil trade. One would not want to insult ones livelihood. Capitalism fails the world by creating the self-acceptance of the idea that the world is about taking care of number one. Fair Trade wants to receive something for something. With Capitalism, the acceptance of ideas like "acceptable evil", "survival of the fittest","necessary losses", the elites and upper-class can feel assured that they are right, because they have wealth, thereby self-evident, but I think let us look at the results.
This video I think is like the St. Brigette's videos about 2012. I think that this belief that 2012 is going to be one of death or "cleansing" may be a bit of self-fulfilling prophecy.
What I am getting at is the world sucks because of capitalism, Fair Trade is better, and this 2012 stuff might just be a bunch of He-Haw. And I hope that that is not anyones last name, I am not trying to insult you.
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