Posts tagged "Future"

2012 Election Wrapup in Two Sentences . . .

For all the observations, punditry, and poli-sci analysis the election really comes down to this reality in 21st century America: 1)  Obama: Springsteen, Jay-Z, Katy Perry 2)  Romney: Kid Rock and the Marshall Tucker Band ‘Nuff said . . .

2012: the year traditional conservatism died

  This is more than an American political campaign logo and slogan: it is the iconic representation of  the time America shed yet another layer of its divisive past; the time this massive North American continent went from its chrysalis of being the United States to embarking on its butterfly promise toward America and a more perfect union. Whether... Read more »

Democratic Senators May Be Called Upon to Preserve America's Future

Given Republican attempts at suppressing the vote, most recently alluded to today by Rep. John Boehner, the Democratic Party will need to clearly define themselves for the 21st Century — especially to the under-50, ethnically changing electorate.  Needing to go well beyond the polished speeches of their convention they should trumpet: who they are and what they are going to fight... Read more »
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Romney-Ryan 2012: Hypocrites Incarnate and Extraordinaire . . .

Willard “Mitt” Romney, today further exposed his vision of the world as one filled with entitlement and hypocrisy in choosing the Ayn Rand devotee Paul Ryan as his running mate –  strange bedfellows are the deceased and oft discredited atheist Rand and the somewhat recently maligned Catholic Ryan. Equally strange is that as a child,... Read more »

On the Shootings in Wisconsin . . .

**  Bless the victims! AMERICA weeps with the Sikh community!  ** As details start to dribble out about Wade Michael Page’s hate and playing in “far right bands“  one thing is obvious: You are dead! Another seems likely: Your hate killed you. And one thing is guaranteed: Your hate will not survive the “new America”... Read more »

Romney Gaffes Again; this time in racial proporations!

The Romney camp blows the dog-whistle to his (racist?) fringe.  Said Romney advisor, We are part of an Anglo-Saxon heritage, and he [Romney] feels that the special relationship is special,” the Romney adviser told British newspaper The Telegraph.  “The White House didn’t fully appreciate the shared history we have. Probably not the thing you want to... Read more »
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Norwegian Socialists "Buying Up America" With THEIR Surpluses!

A killer article in Daily Finance on Norway and its implementation of the successful, user-friendly, modern “Nordic model” of Socialism . . . and how they, as much as anyone else, are “buying America”. . . . and guess what?  For those who think that the riches of the few are the measure of the “vibrancy” of a... Read more »

On the Tragedy in Colorado . . .

As we see elite conservatives desperately trying to cling to the last vestiges of post-colonial privilege and status, duping the working-class to side with them along the way in cutting every social safety net like Edward Scissorhands and leaving a dystopia in the wake that would make Orwell, Vonnegut, and Huxley blush what do we we see: a structurally user “unfriendly”... Read more »

"Renounce and Repudiate": Will Republicans Hold Romney to Obama Standard?

Given deafening Republican silence during the national period of anxious disquiet regarding police and state response to the murder of  Trayvon Martin, an unease due in part to Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law signed by Romney supporter former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (and an equal silence from the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Willard “Mitt” Romney), a surveyed reflection of the Republicans and their presumptive standard bearer... Read more »
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On "Bumper Sticker 'Patriotism'"

This is an extract of a recent reply to a post.  I thought it merited its own!    . . . . we undoubtedly both see ourselves as “patriots” though all too often it seems there are certain types who use the term with a limiting, antiseptic-like application; in a manner that seems to simply... Read more »