In reading rules for Message Boards and Blogs, I noted the absence of sexism as a group hatred that should be prohibited. I specifically noted posts using terms derogatory to women that we do not usually even call ourselves. Please add this topic to your list of offensive attitudes counterproductive to conversation.
When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty.
Distraction/ Apathy, Hopelessness/ Cowardice - that is why - while the majority of Americans are independent / no party affiliation and belong to 3rd Party's, yet the two party cartel have like a 99 percent majority still . . .
RIO+20 - ETC Group Official, Pat Mooney Worried About Geoengineering and "Financialization of Nature".
RIO+20 - ETC Group Official, Pat Mooney Worried About Geoengineering and "Financialization of Nature". MORE
Excellent Compiled Video of Aerosol Geoengineering that serves to overwhelm the vision with stark reality to turn Deniers into believers.
Fox News/Opinions and most of the Republican Party are vehemently opposed to the Progressive Taxation System, arguing that they pay more taxes than the bottom 60%............................or do they? People in the bottom 60% spend all of their income, which is sales taxable except for food. They also drive to work (non-deductible), paying $1.50 every day in gasoline tax, tolls, and various licenses and registration fees (all forms ot tax) their phone bill has numerous taxes charged. The list can go on and on. So, proportionately the bottom 60 pay as much or m
Thom Some weeks ago, you mused about how many people earn a million or more. You guessed at least 10,000, I believe. Well, there are at least 10,000 Listed Stock Companies, each having a CEO, COO, CFO and other Officers who earn an Average of about 3 Million per year. That would make at least 50,000 more than a million recipients. Throw in actors, performers and athletes, plus they who were born with the proverbial silver spoon and you get at least 100,000. If you just consider the "1%", that would be 3 million persons.
I once had this supervisor, who would express his rantings in strings of negated negatives.
"You didn't, not tell the UPS driver not to, not show up, you didn't, did you?"
That memory is but a grain of sand on a beach of unrelenting assault being run against Obama, the party, the Left and the 99% in general.
After observing the Republican party for the last number of years (and watching Thom Hartmann, of course!), I think I know a good definition for "Cowardice:" LYING, to FALSELY/FRAUDULENTLY Enrich Yourself, at the LOSS/INJURY of Others. I think we should openly and deliberately call their policies and actions that, and yes, if they ascribe themselves to that, call THEM that, too. You ARE what you make yourself to be. Identifying that is NOT wrongful.