August 2015

Sandra Bland was "The Right Kind of Black Person" What the hell more do Black People Have to Do To Prove their Humanity???

As a white person I've often heard the White Person's excuse for what I call "Racism Lite" that if only Black People were more like us....bluntly... In other words, some white people claim that they will have no antipathy, racism, towards the "right kind of black person"

What does the "right kind of black person" according to these thread -the -needle racist-lite white people mean?

A black person devoid of all of the (esp Reagan era stereotypes)

McCain Chased Off Reservation By Pissed-Off Navajo Activists

Source; Reverb Press, August 16, 2015

In a stunning action that was long overdue, a group of native Navajo Americans chased Senator John McCain out of the Navajo Nation capital of Window Rock -- making it perfectly clear he was unwelcome in the first place.

True Representative Democracy

The democratic ideal is to let every citizen eligible to vote have the representation of his or her choice. But we know at a mere glance that a large part of the electorate must be voting for electoral losers, meaning they don’t get truly represented.

Mike Huckabee: "10-year-old rape victim should be forced to carry the baby"

Source: Raw Story, August 16, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee argued over the weekend that a 10-year-old girl should have been forced to carry her pregnancy to term after she was raped.

During an interview on Sunday, CNN host Dana Bash asked the GOP candidate if he would refuse an abortion to a 10-year-old girl in Paraguay, who was allegedly raped by her step-father.

MSNBC continues attacks on Bernie

I was watching The Rachel Maddow show last wednesday, August 12, Rachel had the night off and Ari Melber was hosting. The first story was about Bernie's meteoric rise in the NH polls. Citing poll numbers and Bernie's phenomenal crowd sizes, the story started with an honest take on the narrative. Ari thenintroduced his guest Annie Linskey of The Boston Globe.

When asked by Ari what Bernie was doing right.

“Criminal Probe” Hillary will lose the White House for the Demo-rats.

she needs to replace her "cottage" in the hamptons for a studio efficiency in Gitmo

NOAA warns developing uber El Nino could hit US like “Godzilla”

There is no going back.

Currently activated feedback mechanisms mean it is not going to get any better for lifetimes to come. Technology to re-terraform our entire planet's atmosphere in a fashion that would save us from mass suffering isn't possible, if it were it would have to be currently in play.

Each and every one of us needs to protect ourselves in the coming year because our government won't and frankly it can't.

Trump Vote is EZ, Bernie a tougher sacrifice up front; Shrugging Greek Atlases...

Why a mindless vote for Trump is so easy...

No one need be concerned voting for the Outside Hero:

(I'm not overcompensating for a tremendous feeling of inadequacy & worthlessness, I'm SO Proud {Daddy?} of myself)

Donald "gold-plated toilet" Trump.

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How To Bring Back A Middle Class

Thom plus logo From the 1930s to the Reagan Revolution, America grew the largest and most robust middle class in history. Along with strong unions, the main driver of that was that people earning more than about $10 million in today's money confronted a top tax rate of 91% until the 60s, and 67% until Reagan came into office.