Peoples' HERO “Snowden honored with 'alternative Nobel'" for diss’ing the law breaking human garbage in the White House.
And then there is the illegal Enbridge Pipeline scam illegally thrust upon the People...
bismarck said "politics is the art of the possible." idealism may drive us, but realism determines how far we can go. change in laws and conditions FOLLOWS change in public sentiment, and a revolution attempted too soon will fail.
here's an example from popular culture: in 1927, "strike up the band," a show by the gershwins, came to broadway. it's message was that wars were precipitated by corporate profiteeering. in '27, the economy was riding high, and the show flopped.
Quite a debate has been raging within the TH community. The debate has been so complicated, powerful and emotional that a second thread was opened. It seems in some cases otherwise allies became adversaries, language deteriorated, context was lost. At the risk of muddying the waters further, I offer a sumation and an alternative to both threads. Here's hoping third time's a charm.
This column was inspired, in part, by Mart Allen's 2013 book: Adirondack Character and his portrait of Frank and Jessie Ritz. I never met Frank Ritz, but I lived with Jessie Ritz: or "Grandma Ritz" as we all referred to her, for about 2 1/2 years. Many afternoons and evenings I sat with her in that back bedroom at Ritz house next to the Nutty Putty: Main Street, Old Forge and discussed life.
What Americans Want.
People know that the middle class is disappearing. They know more people are living in poverty and that the wealthy and large corporations are doing phenomenally well. And they want the government to take action.”
According To A Recent American Values Survey What DO Americans Want? Find Out Here:
How say you on this?
Excerpt from the article: “India's climate stance: This mostly isn't our fault.”
And knowing this John Kerry and Barac O'bama broke the law to allow Enbridge to bring Canadian Tar Sands Oil into the US via a dilapitated, aged pipeline.
GDP “Success”?: expanded GDP by busying ourselves with our own environmental suicide (dirty fossil fuels), and otherwise very few American shared in the growth$$$.
Wheeeee! Are we having fun yet?!
Let’s hear it for future eater Barac Obama for taking the WILDLY FOOLISH myopic route of engaging in activity where the true costs of production and consumption aren’t felt until a subsequent political cycle (but the benefits$$ to himself and party are felt now).
Our Saudi allies in the “spending plan” (NOT “strategy”) for ISIS beheaded 19 people this last August alone!?
Special Thanks to Bill Moyer