“But other men were not my father. He never once stopped loving me his entire life.”
“I will make only one prediction: the Nobel Peace Prize committee will emphatically not offer that to Trump nor Kim.”
Income and wealth inequality is not simply a monetary issue, it is a complex social crisis that supports and strengthens notions of superiority and inferiority, and was described by President Barak Obama in 2013 as “the defining challenge of our time.”
Perhaps conspiracy theories had been put on ice for awhile, but the nation only became more divided over Vietnam.
“Elect a Congress and Senate of Democrats next fall. Articles of impeachment are already in hand.”
If you are not able to emulate Gandhi (at least ‘in spirit’) by living modestly, it is your own emotional dysfunctionality – particularly unconscious fear – that is the problem that needs to be addressed.
All those who are there to ‘Protect and Serve’ this empire will give us are more of the same: Hype, spin, lies and half-truths!
Collective harmony relies on there being right relationship with all living forms and the complex ecological patterns of life of this most beautiful world.
The old adage (I’m lying. I just made it up) of “If you believe there is a devil, then you must believe there is a God too.”
For more than 500 years, the Congo has been brutalized by the extraordinary violence inflicted by those who have treated the country as a resource – for slaves, rubber, timber, wildlife and minerals – to be exploited.
Everything that causes injustice must be uprooted, within the structures under which we live, but also, and perhaps more importantly, within the consciousness of the individual.
Transactional Trump gives offense without thinking about it, lies when it’s handy, and of course when any of that is pointed out he fumes and strikes out.
The ‘Big Lie’ can only work when too many of us continue to lie to ourselves.
Will voters awaken in California’s 49th? Will there be a wave of Democrats to replace the corrosively corrupt Republicans in a Congress stuck on stupid?
Remove the psychological clutter and Love will shine forth, bringing clarity and lasting change, within the individual and by extension society.
Isn’t it time for the majority of our fellow citizens to stop believing in the lies and disinformation that passes as truthful news?
In his desperation for approval, our dear president has jumped on the back of increased military spending.
If we fail to rise up we fail to do our civic duty to protect our very democracy.
If we do not dramatically and quickly improve our individual and collective capacity to resolve conflicts nonviolently, including when we are dealing with individuals who are insane, then one day relatively soon we will share the fate of those 200 species of life we drove to extinction today.
Of course, the embedded with empire mainstream media only allows discourse from writers and citizens who express within the spectrum of the Republican & Democratic parties.
The use of simplistic binary rhetoric has been the modus operandi of Populist leaders throughout history.
With that nasty smirk on his face, Bolton actually publically has come out for the pre-emptive attacking of both Iran and North Korea... going on years now.