‘Route to Tyranny’: Human Rights Watch Lists Trump as a ‘Threat’

Totalitarianism continues to permeate my thoughts.  The spectre of fascism seems far-fetched, but I each time I see historically based facets of it come to pass I wonder if this is how it begins.  Daily reminders as we approach the inauguration of Donald Trump.  I’ve watched the political ascension of president elect Donald Trump with dispair because of ease… Read More ‘Route to Tyranny’: Human Rights Watch Lists Trump as a ‘Threat’

Monsanto GMO crops fuel economic and food poverty

Monsanto is developing and cultivating GMOs globally to address impending food shortages by producing crops used primarily for processed food, animal feed and fuel. Buzzword “GMOs”.  Not really my comfort zone, what little I had read was what I considered oversimplified, complicated, science – genetics and chemistry, pesticides, fertilizers, and theories.  I discovered that I… Read More Monsanto GMO crops fuel economic and food poverty

Grand Jury Verdict “No True Bill” | part one – updated

No indictment for Ferguson Missouri officer Wilson.  The officer will not go to trial. This is an important event for many, if not the nation: whether Officer Wilson should have been charged in the death of Michael Brown.  I will risk posting my opinion…no. Now I have heard from lawyers about the irregularities of the grand jury…

Grand Jury Verdict “No True Bill” | part one – updated was originally published on It Matters

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The Social Costs of “Unprecedented” Growth in US Prisons

New Report Slams “Unprecedented” Growth in US Prisons | Locked Up In America | FRONTLINE | PBS. “The U.S. now holds close to a quarter of the world’s prisoners, even though it accounts for just 5 percent of the global population…The cost of America’s prison expansion has been staggering, the study notes. In most states,… Read More The Social Costs of “Unprecedented” Growth in US Prisons

what about Haiti?

It has been 4 years and $billions spent on the recovery of Haiti after The Earthquake.   Yet Haitians have been left languishing in tented camps, without the promised rebuilt neighborhoods and new infrastructure.  Living in now-shredded tents.  Schools, temporary without buildings – under open air tents.  Feeding programs, not grocers.  Refugees, not communities.  When… Read More what about Haiti?

debt spenders

I have recently posted a graphic like this one before, but I could not confirm the source to my satisfaction.  ( Cite your sources! ). This one is from the Treasury Department:  click image to enlarge Now you may debate with confidence.   Edited with BlogPad Pro