Ronald Reagan Redux, America In His Darkness
August 23, 2012

It’s evening in America.

Today fewer men and women will go to work than ten years ago.

With banks paying virtually no interest on savings, with a financial sector filled with thieves, hucksters, and con men drawing astronomical salaries as they destroy American’s ability to take care of their families, Americans are more fearful and less secure than ever.

Hundreds of young men and women will marry today, and they can look forward to a nation that values weapons more than education; that values scientific ignorance more than facts and evidence; that values people with money more than people struggling with three jobs to support their families; that sends American jobs overseas to enrich wealthy owners who pay little or nothing in taxes; that gives pride of place to religious superstition and ignorance instead of knowledge and understanding; that seeks to degrade women to the status of farm animals.

It’s evening in America, and under the cover of darkness the forces of wealth, amorality, and ignorance, the forces of forty years of Republican and Conservative political deceit and lies, our country is weaker and worse off than ever.

Ronald Reagan told us it was morning in America and then he started turning out the lights.

Today in America, night is falling and the lights are still going out. Why would we ever want to put Republicans back in power?

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Election 2012: A Choice? Not A Chance!
May 25, 2012

I read yesterday about Obama’s pushing for drilling in the Arctic, facilitating Shell’s lust to pollute up there.

What a choice for November! A corporate stooge in Obama, a pandering corporate acolyte in Romney.

Any chance we had to mitigate global warming or to protect the environment from our rape of it died with these two corporate pigs.

Bend over and kiss your biosphere goodbye, everyone.

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Are You All Comfy About Politics? Get Over It!
January 6, 2012

Over at the Washington Monthly  there’s a series of articles under the main heading ‘What If Obama Loses…’

You need to read these. You really need to read them. Really. The Tea Freak Rethugs really really don’t want you to read them. They  don’t want you to know what they have in store for the country, and you, and your parents, and your children, and your job, and the rest of the  world, if they get in power – and the fact that they are setting the agenda of the Republican Party and the Republican candidates for President, and that the candidate will carry out that agenda, is detailed in this collection.

You think things are bad now? Pay attention. And these aren’t ‘scare’ articles. They’re  well reasoned and thoughtful and factual.

Go look.

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