Tag Archive | U.S. Constitution

How Prison Labor is the New American Slavery and Most of Us Unknowingly Support it

As we all know, there is no democracy in the United States today. We left that behind years ago when we decided to trade in freedom and dignity for efficiency, technological advances and gadgets of convenience. Then, it was cemented when we decided to place more importance on protecting the wealth of wealthy people and […]

Hillary Clinton For President?

Really? Hillary Clinton deserves to be president simply because she’s smart, extremely ambitious and has been in politics for so long? And because she’s been attacked viciously by simple-minded cheerleaders in the republican party for years? And because it’s time for a woman to be president of the United States? While I agree wholeheartedly with […]

By Any Other Name

Well, here we are in an era in which suicidal tendencies are accepted as normal business practices.  Don’t worry about the lack of fresh air and clean water. Go shopping! Everything is OK. Oh, you mean to tell me we’re killing innocent people in sovereign nations because they don’t have the same priorities in life […]

End Censorship, End Tyranny

A recent post on Jeff Nyugen’s blog Deconstructing Myths inspired me to write about an issue that I’ve been contemplating for a while. Jeff wrote about a reporter, Claire O’Brien, who covered the murder trial of a Mexican immigrant being denied justice. She showed compassion for this man – who acted in self-defense – and, […]

Hello World, It’s Time To Wake Up and Smell The Corruption!

Hello, world. Wake up! Wake up to the ugly reality of how the United States of Corporations works today – Corporatocracy. It is a finely tuned system of organized oppression fueled by the religion of Capitalism that has been “perfected” for more than 100 years. Early in the 20th century, corporate rulers learned an insidious new way of programming people to behave […]