When it comes to destroying American democracy, the Russians don’t hold a candle to Americans themselves.
Only by talking about our disenchantment, our anger, our discomfort, our rage, our horror, our utter sorrow at the actions of our current government will we raise the voice of the people above its current whisper.
It is August 26, 2017, and we, the remaining sane citizens of the United States of America can no longer give you our hearts, our love, our compassion.
You’ve exhausted us.
If we accomplish one thing swiftly due to the leftward swing in public opinion after Charlottesville and Trump’s immoral “many sides” comments, shouldn’t we take advantage of the wind at our backs?
Millionaire black men with a national audience of millions aren’t supposed to be political. In McCarthy’s eyes, and definitely in the eyes of the owners, they’ve been bought and paid for. It’s a vile metaphor, but it’s true.
Anyone with a calm pulse and apathetic demeanor right now is no less insane than Trump or is irresponsible beyond all reason.
Changing our Constitution is not as radical as it sounds, and we need to recognize that ours is in dire need of revisions. Other countries – modern, developed countries – have changed their constitutions for the better and are thriving today. Failing to do so in the United States is no longer an option.
Think of it as a right-to-work-for-America law, but for politicians: We don’t like you. That’s all we need. Buh-bye.
In fact, if you look at the entire Republican/Neoliberal Democrat policy platforms, you will find that they are almost entirely about diminishing the humanity of and reducing the economic and civic power of workers below the CEO and Ownership level.
“Bus Club Members only get seats,” he says. “But don’t worry, we’ll get you where you’re going safe and sound. Just grab a handle and remain standing.”
The American economic model is that cities and regions should prostitute themselves – in a buyers’ market, no less – to get a few jobs, all in hopes that some semblance of past abundance will return to them.
Everyone is realizing that it doesn’t work – if it ever did – to ask our elected representatives to be decent, caring and compassionate. The shameless disregard of our politicians and their parties has sown seeds of discontent all across America.