George Washington had three horses shot from underneath him while fighting to be allowed the freedom to vote and have this democracy. Almost all the founding fathers of this country had warrants for their death on their heads trying to build this democracy, almost all of them died in poverty after the Revolutionary war. Blacks struggled and died for years to be free and to be free to vote. Women struggled and died for years to be free in thi
some one just called asking why many people do not vote for their economic interests.
Senator Sanders said that many people think that politics does not matter, so they don't vote. And the Koch brothers, et al, understand this and take advantage of this. This is true, but he avoided the other reason - that people vote their reilgious beliefs, rather than their economics. They think that preventing someone else's abortion is more important than stopping corporations from controlling their lives.
I'm compelled to write/blog/rant for therapeutic reasons. There's nothing original here Hartmann hasn't already said. Still it was release compiling the items into two short paragraphs. Please feel free to contribute anything left out or correct where I may be wrong. Begin rant.
While I'm not among those in a panic, the Ebola scare has brought to light so many shortcomings in a government "for the people by the people," it is too tempting not to enumerate a few.
Drivers in Croydon, PA Vote to Join Local 107 in Philadelphia
[quote=Washingtontimes.com]Both President Obama and his top infectious disease experts tried to calm Americans’ fears about Ebola this week by saying the current outbreak cannot be transmitted through the air. But less than 30 miles from where top government officials made their declarations in Washington, scientists a quarter century ago did in fact prove that an Ebola strain contained to monkeys could spread airborne.
This from Food and Water Watch:
Over the past year two years, the Environmental Protection Agency has repeatedly shut down its own fracking-related water contamination investigations after being pressured by the oil and gas industry.
Scott had a wireless receiver deep in his outer ear canal so his handlers could feed him the script. The electromagnetic waves from Crist's fan corrupted Scott's reception. Since his handlers were also sending the sound from the stage, Scott wasn't sure he would even hear the questions. So Scott needed a doctor to remove the unit. The holdup was he couldn't find one who would charge it to Tricare or Medicare.
MayoRahm sure has his difficulties. He says a wet blanket loaded with annoying legalities is smothering his one listening skill that he needs for something called discussions.
Project Inborn Decisive Decision - PIDD
We'll put the P on your IDD
And for a quid, a drone on your kid
Our history of death
From first to last breath
Is a story that used to be hid.
Close races raise risks of dirty tricks!
Ebola isn’t sugary drinks or telling Nanny Bloomberg what to avoid on the Country Club’s menu. Tom Frieden’s appointment to the CDC by Obama was a political nod to wealthy special interests and now 99%’s are dying.
Replace him with someone who has more knowledge and experience with infectious diseases.