An article in the New York Review of Books points out that more than 95% of inmates in the USA do not get a trial. That is because of the widespread use of plea bargins. Even that percentage under addresses the state of affairs because it deals with how cases are ultimately resoled. As a […]

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How to Protect the Two Party System Step 1 ~ Run as an anti-establishment candidate in a meaningless primary against a shoe-in establishment candidate in a broken two party system. Step 2 ~ Rally anti-establishment voters, especially the young and not yet jaded. (Not jaded but still anti-establishment? Yup.) Step 3 ~ Endorse establishment candidate. […]

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Poverty, homelessness, and starvation are rampant in the world. This is nothing new and should never be taken lightly. Roughly, 795 million people in the world are chronically malnourished. That’s a startling number. But just how many people are starving or going without adequate food in America? One in six. For being the tenth wealthiest […]

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Point: Trump

13 December 2015

The politicians from both parties are owned by the same group of wealthy special interests. These bipartisan wealthy special interest groups actually receive the vast majority of tax dollars. The politicians use half-assed trickery to keep us divided over wedge issues like abortion or universal healthcare, as if an allegedly more or less efficient health […]

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Rant on Greed

8 December 2015

Guest post by Frank Heiberger, author of The Feud Mahatma Gandhi spoke one of the greatest truisms when he said, “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” Absolute power corrupts absolutely as the love of wielding power overwhelms any prior altruism in a person. An allegory exists for wealth […]

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Guest post by Shawn Dall, author of I AM GOD I get it – there is poverty in the world. We all see it, and we all feel guilty about it. We have all these resources in the world and some starve and we turn a blind eye because we really don’t know what to […]

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Children suffering from Poverty