May 2011

"You should never discuss politics and religion"

One of the problems that I have been confronted with is the actual process of convincing people of what is really going on in our country. Many people believe that discussing politics and /or religion should not be done. It is OK for citizens to be misguided and misinformed by powerful information/propaganda centers such as Fox news. But, a common belief persists that you shouldn't bring up poitics or religion in social environments. We seem to have mostly opportunities to simply preach to ourselves.

Response to a viral rant about how the gubmint is the problem

I received this viral email (found after my response) from a family member and had to respond.

Dear x,

This is a terrible article.

Who voted in the 545?

Wake’N'Bake 101: Power

by Dr. Woody | WWH - XCEPTIONAL: In the last 10 years, the Executive department of the US Gummint has arrogated unto itself an unprecedented number of ‘powers’ it had hitherto been forbidden the exercise of, either by convention or by fiat.

Pittsburgh in the 60′s: I yam what I yam

by Sherry Pasquarello | WWH - I yam what I yam-and that’s all what I yam – Popeye

And it is, what it is! – Me

A vote for Obama in 2012 is a vote for BP and Ken Salazar

Obama is really overplaying his hand going into the 2012 elections with his assorted appointments throughout the Administration

NETANYAHU SPAT (shat?) in Obama's eye.

"NETANYAHU SPAT in Obama's eye.The Republicans in the audience must have enjoyed that. Perhaps some Democrats too."

Here's Uri Avnery's essay on Netanyahu's address to the U.S. Congress:

The Gush Shalom team

Uri Avnery

A vote for Obama in 2012 is a vote for the Patriot Act

The Patriot Act!?

To protect patriotic Americans or determine which American’s are “patriotic”?



Friday, May 27, 2011


Awareness Without Change

I have taken these few paragraphs from a marvelous essay “Despair Not” by Sandra Steingraber. In These Times published it today.

Arguments against....

Wind power wins :)

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