Op-Ed Thread

Can we require our representatives to wear the logos of their backers?

Can we require our representatives to wear the logos of their backers?

Perfect! We can continue to Photoshop this honestly. I think if we all continue to bring this information to the forefront, that we can finally get on with electing people who do not have to run for office on plutocracies dime. -The Poliblogger White House Petition: Make Lawmakers Wear Logos Of Financial Backers On Clothing, Like In NASCAR. The Huffington Post  |  By Nick Wing From the depths of the White House’s “We the People” petition website comes this cause created on Tuesday, hoping to force congressional lawmakers to prominently display their financial backers and monetary support from various lobbies. […]

 
 

We the People Are the “Job Creators” Now

We the People Are the “Job Creators” Now

One of the more remarkable truths to our current world is that technology has a constructive and destructive effect. Enter Visionary Eric Byler. This man is bringing Interactive advocacy and entrepreneurship to the world. The Poliblogger Is entrepreneurship of interest to the 99 Percent? It needs to be if we are going to grow the American economy. FOX and NBC both have cable channels that focus on business and finance from a Wall Street perspective. Along with fellow Coffee Party founder Eli Regalado, I am developing STARTO, a show about entrepreneurship from a Main Street perspective — with a central […]

 
 

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated” -Gandhi

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated” -Gandhi

            “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated” -Gandhi Man’s best friend – the dogs of presidents and politicians | Washington Times Communities. I think on a lot of levels the real truth in how the American people would be treated in either of these two candidates presidencies can be generally summed up in how each of them treats their Pups! Mitt Romney, is not really perceived as the peoples candidate but rather the candidate of business and it is shown in how […]

 
 

NoLabels.org – No Budget! No Pay!

NoLabels.org – No Budget! No Pay!

Patriots, “First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win.”-Gandhi Mark McKinnon triumphantly quoted the Oxford educated founder of India in a letter to the NoLabels.org community this week touting one of the brighter pieces of news that came his way. Nolabels.org, the organization run and co-founded by Nancy Jacobson & Mark McKinnon, pushed for and succeeded in getting Sen. Joe Lieberman to hold a hearing Wednesday March 14th on the “No Budget, No Pay Act”, that requires a budget to be passed before any legislator receives any pay or benefits for their services […]

 
 

14 Steps to fixing our Federal System

14 Steps to fixing our Federal System

1) Our Govt needs to be giving tax credits to people who can prove they bought American to once and for all subsidize the GDP Cost that NAFTA AND CAFTA have created. We Must REBUILD our Manufacturing Foundation HERE in the USA. In Todays marketplace Toyota Employs More American Workers then GM Does. Does it not anger you that Toyota has Manufacturing Plants here and GM’s Plants are in China? In Order to fix this Problem the answer is to make foreign imports so Expensive to the American Public by issuing tax credits to the American Consumer for purchasing American Products, […]

 
 

The 14 Charecteristics of Fascism

The 14 Charecteristics of Fascism

This was originally written by Lawrence Britt Spring 2003 in the Free Inquiry magazine. I thought it would be great way to start my ramblings as I will probably be talking a lot about this subject over time. This is great post to reference when I discuss posts. The 14 characteristics are: Powerful and Continuing Nationalism Fascist regimes tend to make constant use of patriotic mottos, slogans, symbols, songs, and other paraphernalia. Flags are seen everywhere, as are flag symbols on clothing and in public displays. Disdain for the Recognition of Human Rights Because of fear of enemies and the […]