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End the Empire

The events of “Arab Spring” have given the United States an opportunity to reevaluate our entire foreign and military policy. That reevaluation has not yet happened, but it must. End the empire!

See also: thepatriots.us.

The events of “Arab Spring” have given the United States an opportunity to reevaluate our entire foreign and military policy. That reevaluation has not yet happened, but it must.

Economics 101: It's paychecks, stupid!

What creates jobs is a citizenry with sufficient money to buy products and services. Paychecks are good for employment! We are conditioned to think that paychecks only come from employment, so no job no paycheck. Not true. The government can create paychecks first. Spending and jobs and employment will follow.

A Populist Vision for America

An essay about why America needs a populist - meaning democratic - government and how to get it. "There can be no real democracy unless all citizens, regardless of their ethnicity or monetary status have an equal opportunity to vote. All too often in this country, voters in rich white suburbs can walk into the precinct voting location, spot one of a number of vacant voting booths, cast their ballot, and be out in ten minutes. Meanwhile in poor, minority precincts, voters stand in line for eight hours or more waiting for the chance to vote. Those who have to work just give up. The law should require that the ratio of voting machines to registered voters be the same in every precinct." Some other topics: Separating big Money and Political Power; substituting treatment for addiction for the war on drugs; common good banks; direct democracy; that Corporations and other fictitious entities are not ‘persons’ under this Constitution, and shall have none of the rights and privileges thereof ...

A Patriots’ Agenda

Robert Bowman writes about the need to restore the Constitutional rights of American citizens, enhance their national security through a return to Constitutional foreign and military policies, and rebuild their economy by providing financial security to American families. None of these things can be accomplished so long as the giant multinational corporations, the banks and financial service companies, the insurance industry, the fossil fuel conglomerates, the weapons manufacturers, and the billionaires are running the US government. Therefore the first priority of American patriots, he says, has to be separating big money and political power.

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