November 2016

How the Media Screwed America: Playing Chicken Using our Country as a Prop

We saw the spokespeople come on the air on all of the news programs. We saw them lie. We saw them exaggerate. We saw them make excuses and interpretations for their candidate that were shameless, baseless and entirely false. We saw the media give them a pass over and over again, tolerating this behavior and “fair balancing” the interview. A truth telling surrogate would be brought in from the other side and the liar was treated as a plausible equivalent.

Snapshot America

Had an interesting though for a project that may help.

President Elect Donald Trump is an unknown and that is okay...

President Elect Donald Trump is a Washington outsider and it was a fact that took root with many voters throughout the states.

Senate Majority Mitch McConnell has already stated slowing of Trumps hopes and dreams.

http://www.npr.org/2016/11/09/501451368/here-is-what-donald-trump-wants-...

Senate Majority Mitch McConnell is not in infrastructure projects and not interested in "Term Limits" those are two dead on arrival Trump Campaign promises.

Thank you Trump voters

Care about public lands? Here's what 59M people voted for, probably without realizing it

Who to Blame and What to Do

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What have we learned? Who caused this disaster and what should we do now?

First blame the media who placed their ratings and profits from Trump Reality TV over their responsibility to fairly present the basic information that allows Democracy to work.

Show me the votes!

I enjoy a good conspiracy. Now’s a good as time as any to start one.

It’s no secret that Republicans are good at projecting. That is, accusing the other side of particular sleazy tactics, when in fact the GOP are the ones actually partaking in that action. So when Trump declared the election is rigged if he loses, he actually knew it was being rigged. Rigged in his favor. And I don’t mean voter suppression.

I Put My Country's Flag at Half-Mast Indefinitely

And my flag will remain that way for a long time. A fitting symbol to the lack of greatness of many of its people, its obstructive members of Congress, its Supreme Court and the media which, for the sake of its bottom lines, has lost its way and permitted blantant lies to remain broadcast unchallenged by hucksters who they treated as if they were of equal character to honest public servants who felt morally compelled to stick to the facts.

How Hillary Lost The Election

First, let me say that I have a great deal of respect for President Obama. I voted for him twice and sent money to both of his campaigns. I even envy his intellect, demeanor, temperament and sense of humor. However, in my opinion, he in many ways, damaged his legacy and lost the 2010 Congressional elections and doomed Hillary's chances by not pressing accountability for the crimes and abuses of the Bush administration.

REVISITING HISTORY

“After visiting these places, you can easily understand how that within a few years Hitler will emerge from the hatred that surrounds him now as one of the most significant figures who ever lived.”

– John F. Kennedy

https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/John_F._Kennedy

Hang it up

Congratulations America you just voted away 50 years of hard earned change. 50 years of freedom from Jim Crow, 50 years of everything that we have come to know and believe about this nation.
I've been accused of being a racist many times by many people over my views about the history of slavery, misogyny and the way these forces affect our modern society. I hope last night's vote turning the map of America red will give these same people something to think about before they look at me and accuse me of being a racist and not a realist.

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The Washington Post Reveals Cracks in Healthcare

Thom plus logo The sales pitch by so-called "moderate Democrats" and Republicans who take money from the insurance companies is that people "don't want to get kicked off their existing employer-provided health insurance plans." But workers don't make the choice of plans, their employers do.