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7.16.2016

Sorry conservatives, new research from Harvard shows a profound amount of racism by police…not less of it

http://www.salon.com/2016/07/14/sorry_conservatives_new_research_from_harvard_shows_a_profound_amount_of_racism_by_policenot_less_of_it/

??? I don't know if everybody feels this way, or if I'm the only one. My suspicion is the latter. In any case, Jesus, and people like him, Gandhi, King... Those are the people I wanted to be like when I grew up. They're still......

??? I don't know if everybody feels this way, or if I'm the only one. My suspicion is the latter. In any case, Jesus, and people like him, Gandhi, King... Those are the people I wanted to be like when I grew up. They're still the people I want to be like. It has nothing to do with whether anyone would know. I don't care if anyone knows that I like fresh blueberries, I just like them. People like Jesus, King, Gandhi, my biological father, those are the kind of people I always wanted to become. That remains the case. There's no other kind of person I want to be. I don't know why. But that's how it's always been for me. It seems that that's profoundly odd.

It seems to me the Millennials have had it. It seems to me they realize that voting for b*******, can't eliminate a future of more b*******.

It seems to me the Millennials have had it. It seems to me they realize that voting for b*******, can't eliminate a future of more b*******.

Somebody please clue me in. I mean, why the hell would non Highly Educated whites (substantially employable at decent wages) not, I repeat, not, want Trump? He's a straight-out fascist. He's a white supremacist. He.....

Somebody please clue me in. I mean, why the hell would non Highly Educated whites (substantially employable at decent wages)  not,  I repeat, not, want Trump? He's a straight-out fascist. He's a white supremacist. He addresses them like they are the most important, whereas the Liberals have made it clear they are the least important for decades now, they think he will change the game to give them power. He will. What's not to understand?

***** None of the world’s top industries would be profitable if they paid for the natural capital they use

http://grist.org/business-technology/none-of-the-worlds-top-industries-would-be-profitable-if-they-paid-for-the-natural-capital-they-use/

7.15.2016

Sunday’s police riot in Baton Rouge: Anti-brutality protests met with brutality

http://www.salon.com/2016/07/15/disgrace_in_baton_rouge_police_respond_to_brutality_protests_with_brutality/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=socialflow

### "As recently as two years ago, Wiesel called Israel’s attacks on Gaza, which killed hundreds of children, entirely the fault of Hamas, who were practising “child sacrifice” and “barbarism.” His inevitably lofty moral justifications for these actions rang ... dubiously... It’s interesting that pro-Israel (or at least not anti-Israel) critics of Israel, such as American Jews Peter Beinart or Max Blumenthal, didn’t hesitate to critique........

### "As recently as two years ago, Wiesel called Israel’s attacks on Gaza, which killed hundreds of children, entirely the fault of Hamas, who were practising “child sacrifice” and “barbarism.” His inevitably lofty moral justifications for these actions rang ... dubiously... It’s interesting that pro-Israel (or at least not anti-Israel) critics of Israel, such as American Jews Peter Beinart or Max Blumenthal, didn’t hesitate to critique Wiesel even moments after his death. They objected to his refusal to raise questions about anything done by Israel’s governments (“I must identify with whatever Israel does — even with her errors”) and about his full-throated support for U.S. wars endorsed by Israel against Iraq or Libya, and his opposition to a U.S. peace with Iran."  https://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2016/07/15/elie-wiesel-was-the-beacon-who-lost-his-way-salutin.html

### In case you would like to understand how I am investing my life these days. This rough submission at this link, rather lengthy, has been turned into a two-part article in an........

### In case you would like to understand how I am investing my life these days. This rough submission at this link, rather lengthy, has been turned into a two-part article in an extremely admirable local publication called Streetsense which is a vehicle for raising issues of the poor and homeless in the DC region and providing ethical source of income for the homeless who sell the papers after buying them at a hefty discount.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Jxl9xoHVT-o4d0qkONPJ1cIh3vefxD1fNyHMugw6HOE/edit?usp=drive_web

7.14.2016

Israeli army blows up three Palestinian wells in occupied Hebron

http://mondoweiss.net/2016/07/israeli-palestinian-occupied/

7.13.2016

### My current sense is I will work for and vote for Jill Stein. I have thought it a virtue to compromise for the greater good, my entire life. I have to face that this is similar to compromising with a less virulent form of cancer. I need to stand with health. I need to stand with goodness and virtue. Don't you too?

### my current sense is I will work for and vote for Jill Stein. I have thought it a virtue to compromise for the greater good, my entire life. I have to face that this is similar to compromising with a less virulent form of cancer. I need to stand with health. I need to stand with goodness and virtue. Don't you too?

7.11.2016

Revolutions do not succeed until the men and women in uniform join the revolutionaries. We deserve the suicide we are headed toward if we ignore that.

Revolutions do not succeed until the men and women in uniform join the revolutionaries. We deserve the suicide we are headed toward if we ignore that.

### Part of an article I submitted to a local paper: 2008 was just a mere symptom, the tip of the iceberg, to a much more immense problem that began in the eighties if not before. For 30 plus years now America, by every objective measure, has become a country that supports the dreams and needs of a smaller and smaller and smaller and smaller elite group. Our region, our City, our country is no longer for all of us, just for the few, and fewer every month. We.......

### Part of an article I submitted to a local paper:  2008 was just a mere symptom, the tip of the iceberg, to a much more immense problem that began in the eighties if not before. For 30 plus years now America, by every objective measure, has become a country that supports the dreams and needs of a smaller and smaller and smaller and smaller elite group.

Our region, our City, our country is no longer for all of us, just for the few, and fewer every month. We in the DC region have little if any time left to decide if we are going to let that stand or if we are going to immediately, aggressively, make our region with liberty and justice for all of our sisters and brothers, not just the fewer and fewer. All.

Baton Rouge, Minneapolis, and Dallas brought a terrifying Clarity to me Sunday, and to many many leading thinkers as well I see from their articles on Monday, that we have all but become a country that by policy, politics, economy and policing is a country of, by, and for the 20%, and functioning to pacify, control, defend against and contain the 80% of us. “Miniature police States,” Chris Hedges said many of our cities have become. When we allow ever dwindling living wage jobs, dwindling affordable housing, and dwindling environmental decency what else could they be or become?

I think this is by design of the wealthiest Among Us who lack the compassion to care for the majority,  just for themselves and the few around them. But more than that I think it is due to the triplets of racism,  materialism, and militarism Dr. King warned us 50 years ago were already destroying us. He said our “thing oriented Society” would not last. We have not repented, we have accelerated.

Whatever the cause, neither America nor our region are for many of us anymore but for an ever and ever smaller elite few.

Washington DC is the heart of our country. If we stand with courage and compassion and face this now, we might still be in time for the rest of the country to follow our lead.

Will we in Washington DC and the region any longer accept an America that is no longer of, by, and for all of the people? Will we individually and collectively find and live the Revolutionary courage to make it what it should be and to turn from, the ultimate disaster we are otherwise headed to?

***** Chris Hedges, the politics of Terror. ### I'm realizing this morning that things are probably decades more advanced than I had realized. For the poor and folks of color the cities are already mini police States. I just hadn't seen it that clearly. Chris Hedges today. The mega wealthy have been building their Elysiums for a long time.

http://m.truthdig.com/report/item/legalized_murder_and_the_politics_of_terror_20160710

Greenspan admits Iraq was about oil, as deaths put at 1.2m

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2007/sep/16/iraq.iraqtimeline

7.10.2016

Video, black woman shot in Dallas, shielded by police. ### IF ANYONE DARE EVER DISCRIMINATE AGAINST OUR SISTERS AND BROTHERS IN UNIFORM INSTANTLY THEY WILL OUT THEMSELF AS A VIOLENT, BIGOT, HATER, AND I'LL INSTANTLY UNFRIEND.

http://www.dallasnews.com/news/crime/headlines/20160710-woman-who-took-sons-to-witness-peaceful-protest-shot-shielded-by-police-in-downtown-ambush.ece

### Our men and women in uniform have been put in an impossible situation because we f****** liberals haven't had the balls to do anything to stop the death spiral of this country for the last 40 years. They are our victims. We are the villains. We have much to repent for. Much to pay for. Soon it will be too late for us to start.

### Our men and women in uniform have been put in an impossible situation because we f****** liberals haven't had the balls to do anything to stop the death spiral of this country for the last 40 years. They are our victims. We are the villains. We have much to repent for. Much to pay for. Soon it will be too late for us to start.