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Posted on Monday 5th July 2010 (Go to message)

After decades of bleeding wealth from the middle class and channeling it to a few wealthy Corporatists, we have reached the breaking point. Workers have no disposable income left. Products and services are going unpurchased. Rental homes and commercial space is being abandoned. The leaches have suck (full details)

Posted on Monday 5th July 2010 (Go to message)

The issues we face are there. Doing nothing doesn’t make them vanish or diminish their significance. And, due in large part to the visibility we have into why proposed solutions stall and get watered down, our nation is ready for action and tired of talk. Anyone with a rational mind understands wh (full details)

The issues we face are there. Doing nothing doesn’t make them vanish or diminish their significance. And, due in large part to the visibility we have into why proposed solutions stall and get watered down, our nation is ready for action and tired of talk. Anyone with a rational mind understands what is going on. No spin or fabricated ideology can change reality and insisting on fairytales instead of facts taints the people telling the tales. So, I propose we go to a pay for performance metric, impose it on the congress and hold them to it. No Bills – No Pay.

Posted on Monday 5th July 2010 (Go to message)

Our representative democracy requires a peaceful transition of power after an election. That is no longer happening. Results of elections, legislation and judicial decisions are no longer respected. Instead these events immediately launch a counter attack and the election, law or decision is never r (full details)

Our representative democracy requires a peaceful transition of power after an election. That is no longer happening. Results of elections, legislation and judicial decisions are no longer respected. Instead these events immediately launch a counter attack and the election, law or decision is never really settled. The tactic of never accepting the majority imperative or authority positions freezes effective government and fuels the fires of discontent. The fact that these tactics are used intentionally, with full knowledge of the consequences leads me to the logical conclusion that our form of government will become continually more ineffective and ultimately fail. When leaders are not able to step up and galvanize our nation behind common commitment and purpose, we drift apart and become diluted by the cesspool of problems that surround us.

Posted on Monday 5th July 2010 (Go to message)

The Supreme Court has diluted the influence of individuals and replaced it with the influence of money. The recent decision to allow unrestricted spending on campaigns and legislative marketing is the culmination of decades of effort to replace 1 person – 1 vote with monetary management of governm (full details)

The Supreme Court has diluted the influence of individuals and replaced it with the influence of money. The recent decision to allow unrestricted spending on campaigns and legislative marketing is the culmination of decades of effort to replace 1 person – 1 vote with monetary management of government and law.

Posted on Monday 5th July 2010 (Go to message)

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Married, 2 children, retired, enjoying unstructured time: "And then he drank a dew From a convenient grass, And then hopped sidewise to the wall To let a beetle pass." ~ Emily Dickinson
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