What If the Empire Held an Election and Nobody Came?

How to Make Peace Without Politics


What if a presidential candidate threw a political rally, and nobody came? What if a government held an election, and nobody voted? What if that same government started a war, and nobody participated, whether in body or in spirit?

These questions are related.

Election season is trudging on, as are the wars. Many fans of peace hold out hope that if the former turns out a certain way, the latter may at last be mitigated.

Some are terrified of Hillary Clinton. And who can blame them? As Secretary of State, “Dick Cheney in a pantsuit” was midwife to so many of the disasters that wrack the world with bloodshed and chaos to this day. Many anti-war folk of a left-leaning persuasion are flocking to Bernie Sanders.

Others are more concerned with finally toppling the neocons from their perches of power. And who can blame them? The roots of our geopolitical plight reach back to before Clinton’s executive tenure, when the Bush administration neocons were launching their plans to remake the Greater Middle East. Many anti-war folk of the right-leaning persuasion are looking to Donald Trump to be their neocon-slayer.

But is this really the best we can do?

At the end of the day, Sanders is a moderate foreign interventionist who isn’t all too interested in foreign policy in the first place. Must anti-interventionists really settle for that in order to oppose hyper-interventionist Clinton?

And Trump actually out-hawks many Republicans when it comes to torture, the security state, civilian casualties, and blood-for-oil. Is such a man really to be the anti-war movement’s appointed champion against the neocons?

Thankfully, there is no need to support lesser warmongers in order to oppose greater ones.

Imagine if all the anti-war progressives now supporting Sanders, plus all the America-firsters now supporting Trump, were to stop flooding the internet and social media with electoral polemics. What if all that passion and digital ink was redirected to the message of peace.

Imagine “Stop the War on Yemeni Babies!” blazoned across the web instead of “Stop Hillary!” Or “Don’t Let the CIA Arm Al Qaeda in Syria” instead of “Don’t Let the Establishment Steal the Nomination from Trump.”

An intense focus on policies over personas could really turn public sentiment against the actual combat of war, and divert public attention away from its obsession with the theatrical combat of political Wrestlemania.

You may wonder, what about the consequences of the peace camp abandoning its stations in the electoral battle against the worst war hawks? What if as a result Hillary or Ted Cruz’s neocon allies sweep to victory?

A clique may seize office, but the new administration will not govern in a vacuum. All regimes must strive to preserve public legitimacy. And no regime can afford to flout too blatantly the prevailing spirit of the times. The new president may have won a majority of votes. But if only a small proportion of the country actually voted in the first place, that translates into a rather shrunken mandate.

And if the non-voting bulk of the public is stridently anti-war, that especially diminishes the president’s foreign policy mandate in particular. Faced with a sizable segment of the public intransigently opposed to war, even a militaristic president will be constrained, and may even need to draw back.  Even Richard Nixon ended a war when public opinion demanded it.

Throughout history, most reductions in tyrannical violence have had nothing to do with the ideology or virtue of office-holders. Instead, such reforms were the result of shifts in public sentiment. Under such conditions, to be a “reformer,” a politician need no redeeming quality other than being self-serving enough to shift with the wind. And if Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, or any other politician are anything, it is self-serving.

I’m not saying we should hope Hillary or Ted will win. I’m saying that who wins doesn’t matter nearly as much as the public’s attitude toward war and toward the Washington war machine itself.

On election day, if fewer people lined up dutifully to choose between aspiring elective emperors, and more people assembled defiantly to decry the empire itself, peace would have much better prospects.



A Tale Of Two Fundraisers – Clinton Vs Sanders

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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way – in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.


– Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

By now, most of you will have heard about political oligarch Hillary Clinton’s pair of “obscene” California fundraisers hosted by George Clooney this past weekend. For those of you who aren’t up to speed, here’s a quick recap from Variety:

Clinton is attending a $33,400-per-person event hosted by the Clooneys in San Francisco on Friday evening. It is being held at the home of venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar, and a group of Sanders supporters have said that they plan to demonstrate outside the event. According to Politico, that is the sum that those who want to sit at the head table at the event are being asked to raise — or contribute $353,400. The money is being raised for the Hillary Victory Fund, which includes contributions to the Clinton campaign, the Democratic National Committee and state party committees.


On Saturday night, Clinton will attend another event hosted by the Clooneys at their Studio City home, with tickets priced at $33,400 per person. The L.A. event is co-hosted by Jeffrey and Marilyn Katzenberg, Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw and Haim and Cheryl Saban. The campaign also has been holding a contest in which participants can win tickets to attend.

Haim Saban, that name rings a bell doesn’t it? Recall the following civil liberties lesson from the post, “You Want to Be Free and Dead?” – Billionaire Hillary Clinton Donor Says to Sacrifice Civil Liberties for “Safety”:

What are people in Hollywood saying about the Paris terror attacks?


Many members of the Hollywood community are very liberal and they value their civil liberties more than they value life. I disagree with that. You want to be free and dead? I’d rather be not free and alive. 

This is the sort of attitude toward freedom you see from the typical billionaire bankrolling Hillary.

Interestingly enough, Clooney’s Los Angeles millionaire neighbor, Howard Gold, decided to host a simultaneous fundraiser for Bernie.

The cost of admission: 27 bucks.

Sanders supporters in Los Angeles are planning to hold a $27-per-person “99% Party” at the nearby home of Howard Gold of the 99 Cents Only store family, according to a copy of the invite. “Humping Hillary’s visit at millionaire George Clooney’s. Next door, his millionaire neighbor simultaneously presents,” the invite reads.

The Hill adds…

George Clooney’s next door neighbor held his own fundraiser — to benefit Bernie Sanders — during the actor’s posh Hollywood soiree Saturday night with Hillary Clinton.


Howard Gold, whose family founded the 99 Cents Only store chain, called his bash the “99% Party,” with tickets selling for $27 per person.


The invite also notes that “no-one (will be) turned away for a lack of funds.”

So I take it no static noise cannons then?

Gold’s event turned into a pool party, pro-Sanders event and Clinton protest. As Clinton’s motorcade arrived on the street headed to the Clooneys,’ protesters showered her car with $1 bills.

Here’s a video of the protest. Pretty genius:

Finally, while we’re on the topic of Hillary’s monetary shadiness, let’s turn to some excerpts from yesterday’s Forbes article, Why Did Congo Offer Clinton $650,000 For Two Pics And A Speech?

Congo, one of the poorest nations on Earth, offered former President Bill Clinton a speaking fee of $650,000–a sum equal to annual per-capita income of 2,813 Congolese. Indeed, the International Monetary Fund ranks the Democratic Republic of the Congo dead last in its global income rankings. What did it expect in return for its investment?


In the proposed 2012 contract, the organizers expected a speech and at least one photograph each with the leaders of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Congo, which appeared to be splitting the princely honorarium. (Since there are two nations known as Congo, in this article, unless otherwise specified, I am referring to the Democratic Republic of the Congo whenever I write “Congo” alone.) That doesn’t seem like much of a return, two snaps and a chat. So the question is: What else did Congo want for its money?


While Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State, America’s top official dealing with foreign leaders, former President Bill Clinton travelled the world giving speeches to world leaders and overseas interests–earning at least $48 million while his wife was America’s top diplomat. Why weren’t the payments to one Clinton not considered a bribe to the other Clinton?


Apparently Foggy Bottom nixed Clinton’s plans to travel to Congo as well as his request to give a paid speech in North Korea. In any event, he didn’t go. But the offer itself is the issue.


What could Congo President Joseph Kabila want?…


Consider the case of Lundin Mining. Lukas Lundin, a Swedish investor who founded the company, donated between $1 million and $5 million to the Clinton Foundation between 2007 and 2013. (The foundation only reports ranges, not exact amounts, for some of its donors.) Lundin Group pledged another $100 million to the Clinton Foundation, according to a 2007 Clinton Foundation press release. Lundin Mining has substantial operations in the Congo. A partner of Lundin in its Congo operations, Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold, gave the Clinton Foundation as much as $500,000, according documents released by the foundation that present its contributions in the $250,000-$500,000 range. What did the mining giants get in return?


The State department, under Clinton’s leadership, entered into talks with the Congo in 2010 over its dispute with Lundin and Freeport-McMoran in what The Financial Times characterizes as “in support of Freeport.” Clinton Cash author Peter Schweizer tells a similar tale. The result speaks for itself. Congo gave up its efforts to seize some of the world’s most lucrative copper mines from Lundin and his partners in exchange for increasing its share of the profits by less than 3%.


So what did Kabila expect in return for his proffered gift to the Clinton Foundation? Clearly, he had seen other businessmen in his country (like Lundin)  prosper after their generosity with the Clinton Foundation. Perhaps it is a coincidence that one event followed the other? Either way, Kabila knew that a donation might be a good way to hedge his bets. After all, he knew about the allegations, during the Clinton presidency, that Clinton had traded overnight stays in the Lincoln bedroom for campaign cash. Is the Clinton Foundation simply the same idea on a larger scale? One can see why Kabila, accustomed to the ways of a corrupt continent, might think so.

The only question is, who doesn’t Hillary Clinton owe favors to? I’ll give you a hint: The American people.

Vote wisely, New York.

For related articles, see:

Hillary Clinton Accused of Using “Static Noise Machine” at Colorado Fundraiser

The Real Reason Hillary Clinton Refuses to Release Her Wall Street Transcripts

Who’s the Real Progressive? A Side by Side Comparison of Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton’s Lifetime Donors

Inspiration for Wall Street’s “Gordon Gekko” Proclaims – Only Sanders Can Stop the Banksters

Hillary Clinton’s Net Favorability Rating Among Democrats is Cut in Half and Hits New Low

The Truth About Hillary Clinton and Verizon

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Complete MSM Blackout as Americans Protest Their Fake Presidential Election Process ~ TRUTHstreammedia

Over 500 people have been arrested now for “unlawful demonstration activity” as protests against our rigged presidential election process continue on Capitol Hill this week with over a thousand people showing up in just that one city alone, maybe more. Not only did the mainstream media fail to really cover the protests and misrepresent the reason people are protesting when they did cover it for a whole 12 seconds, but the MSM also blacked out the mass arrests, a record for the Capitol, effectively censoring the fact that people are waking up and willing to take a stand against this tyranny so that more Americans don’t join them.

Everyone who can should.

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Being Spiritual and Political, All At Once

Arwen_swordBy Suzanne Maresca, Golden Age of Gaia

For anyone sick of reading about American politics, I understand.

The thing is that right now, we have a real opportunity to do things differently.  The establishment candidates tell us that change is too hard and that we don’t understand the system and how it works.

You know what?  For me that is so true.  And what is also true is that I don’t want to understand it, but I do want it to go away.

If we subscribe to the idea that it’s too hard to change, are we not just stepping into the shackles voluntarily?

Top economists confirm that Bernie’s economic plan will work beautifully. (1)

What I’ve noticed is that some of the folks who’ve been focused on matters of a more energetic nature, for however long, are feeling a bit conflicted about involving themselves in politics.

I can understand that, too.  The word itself carries such a load of negativity by now that it could be called a dirty word, no?

Have we not been given the information though, on many occasions, that there is epic-level assistance and support for us, but that we are the ones creating change here?

What keeps us from making that connection?  That this is what is in place right now on our world, and this is how we can speak up and make our immeasurably powerful collective voice heard?

It’s not too much to accomplish.  Isn’t what we’re doing and what we’re here for to create Nova Earth?  How could we do that by ignoring what’s going on?

This change is not at all impossible. Mark and Matthew (oh, those names!) remind us that giving up on a broken system is exactly what the ones who created it are after.

It’s time to step up, because nobody is coming to fix this for us.

(1) http://www.politicususa.com/2016/01/14/170-economists-bernie-sanders-plan-reform-wall-st-rein-greed.html



Hillary Clinton Yells at Greenpeace Activist, Lies About Taking Money From The Fossil Fuel Industry

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Hillary Clinton Yells at Greenpeace Activist ~ LipTV

Hillary Clinton snapped at Greenpeace activist Eva Resnick-Day after being asked a question about receiving donations from individuals tied to fossil-fuel industries. Clinton responded to Resnick-Day by stating “I am so sick – I am so sick of the Sanders campaign lying about me.” According to a recently released report by a progressive environmental organization, Clinton also received more than $1.2 million in donations bundled — or fundraised — by lobbyists for fossil-fuel industry on her behalf. Clinton has not accepted any direct contributions from oil and gas companies. Margaret J. Howell and Mark Sovel review Clinton’s recorded response on the Lip News.



 Hillary Clinton Lies About Taking Money From The Fossil Fuel Industry

GREENPEACE: At a Hillary Clinton rally at SUNY Purchase campus today, the presidential candidate lost her patience with a Greenpeace activist who thanked her for her commitment to climate change then asked her whether she’ll reject fossil fuel money moving forward. Pointing her finger at activist Eva Resnick-Day, Clinton claimed she only takes money from people who work for fossil fuel companies and called the accusations lies. Not so progressive for a liberal news politics from Hillary Campaign.


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Oliver Stone Makes Impassioned Plea for Sanders: ‘Hillary Clinton Has Effectively Closed the Door on Peace’ Stone writes that Sanders has rescued him from complete despair about our political scene.

 By Oliver Stone / Huffington Post April 1, 2016

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When fear becomes collective, when anger becomes collective, it’s extremely dangerous. It is overwhelming… The mass media and the military-industrial complex create a prison for us, so we continue to think, see, and act in the same way… We need the courage to express ourselves even when the majority is going in the opposite direction… because a change of direction can happen only when there is a collective awakening… Therefore, it is very important to say, ‘I am here!’ to those who share the same kind of insight. — Thich Nhat Hanh, Buddhist Monk, The Art of Power

I’ve been in deep despair these last few months about our political landscape. This quote from Thich Nhat Hanh recently elevated my spirit, and I share it with you. Because I am — we are — still here! Though it’s clear that the die is cast and that Clinton will win — that is, if you believe in numbers and materialism, but I don’t, not completely.

I enclose here (below) several recent articles, which you need to read to understand how difficult a situation we’ll be in if we continue with a harder-line version of Obama. Hillary Clinton has effectively closed the door on peace, blasting both the Palestinian peace process and the Russians in the same week. NATO is her god, the best thing the “exceptional” US has to export in this new “American Century.”

But who set this policy and who controls this country? Her point of view is steeped in the traditional post-World War II, Atlanticist, NATO-domination of the universe. It’s set in stone. No president it seems, no democratic vote, no dissenting media can alter this. We’re going to be in border, resource, and forever wars for the next 10, 20, 100 years, until Trump (who our shadow government will never allow to exercise power) actually said in his straight way of talking, “our cities go bust.” Our media has been drained and made callous by war, increasingly sensationalized by TV, looking for the next high in the next headline, the more outrageous the better. Modesty in American politics is dead — it’s better to be sensational.

Ironically, as they call Trump unelectable (which he is), it leaves you to think Clinton is the “new normal,” in which case you’ve been deceived by the unnecessary dichotomy that Clinton is actually “respectable” in the same way that Eisenhower/Dulles 1950s were respectable when we went about intervening and overthrowing governments in many countries. But the difference was they at least had the brains not to get into shooting wars. To suggest that NATO should’ve expired in 1991 when the Soviet Union disintegrated, I suppose, isn’t questionable anymore. NATO, which has expanded to 13 countries since 1991, must be supported and Clinton has been brainwashed by the neoconservatives to believe it’s about “Russian aggression” when it’s the United States that’s ensuring the greatest build-up on the European borders of Russia since Hitler did it in World War II.

We’re going to war — either hybrid in nature to break the Russian state back to its 1990s subordination, or a hot war (which will destroy our country). Our citizens should know this, but they don’t because our media is dumbed down in its “Pravda”-like support for our “respectable,” highly aggressive government. We are being led, as C. Wright Mills said in the 1950s, by a government full of “crackpot realists: in the name of realism they’ve constructed a paranoid reality all their own.” Our media has credited Hillary Clinton with wonderful foreign policy experience, unlike Trump, without really noting the results of her power-mongering. She’s comparable to Bill Clinton’s choice of Cold War crackpot Madeleine Albright as one of the worst Secretary of States we’ve had since … Condi Rice? Albright boasted, “If we have to use force it is because we are America; we are the indispensable nation. We stand tall and we see further than other countries into the future.”

Hillary’s record includes supporting the barbaric “contras” against the Nicaraguan people in the 1980s, supporting the NATO bombing of the former Yugoslavia, supporting the ongoing Bush-Iraq War, the ongoing Afghan mess, and as Secretary of State the destruction of the secular state of Libya, the military coup in Honduras, and the present attempt at “regime change” in Syria. Every one of these situations has resulted in more extremism, more chaos in the world, and more danger to our country. Next will be the borders of Russia, China, and Iran. Look at the viciousness of her recent AIPAC speech (don’t say you haven’t been warned). Can we really bear to watch as Clinton “takes our alliance [with Israel] to the next level”? Where is our sense of proportion? Cannot the media, at the least, call her out on this extremism? The problem, I think, is this political miasma of “correctness” that dominates American thinking (i.e. Trump is extreme, therefore Hillary is not).

This is why I’m praying still for Bernie Sanders, because he’s the only one willing, at least in the name of fiscal sanity, to cut back on our foreign interventions, bring the troops home, and with these trillions of dollars no longer wasted on malice, try to protect the “homeland” by actually rebuilding it and putting money into its people, schools, and infrastructure.

Albert Camus, talking about the doomed Spanish Civil War in the 1930s wrote, “Men of my generation have had Spain in our hearts. It was there that they learned … that one can be right and yet be beaten, that force can vanquish spirit, and that there are times when courage is not rewarded.” It’s true the light was extinguished for generations in Spain. America was sleeping, but it finally did the right thing and went to war against Fascism. I believe Fascism is still our greatest enemy and its face is everywhere in our so-called “democracies.” It was always about the moneyed interests that had the power. That is what Fascism is and that is the danger we are in now. Sanders talks about money, listen to him. He talks cogently about money and its power to distort. He’s the only one who has raised his voice against the corruption in our politics. Clinton has embraced this corruption.

The Clinton/Trump AIPAC ‘Pander-Off,’“ by Robert Parry

Critics Aghast at ‘Disgusting Speech’ Clinton Just Gave to AIPAC,” by Lauren McCauley

Fearing Sanders as ‘Closet Realist,’“ by Robert Parry

A World War has Begun. Break the Silence,” by John Pilger

Risking Nuclear War for Al-Qaeda,” by Robert Parry

Neocon Kagan Endorses Hillary Clinton,” by Robert Parry

Sanders the ‘Realist’: Hillary the ‘Neocon,’“ by Robert Parry

A Crazy Establishment Demands ‘Sanity,’“ by Robert Parry



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Abraham Hicks 2016 – Start deciding what you are for and start listening for the evidence of that (Perspetive on the Presidential Election)

Excellent feedback for navigating thru all the political polarity wrapped up in the presidential election. It’s important to remember to focus on what we want, not on outer conditions we don’t wish to create. We’ll never co-create solutions while focusing on the problem thru the eyes of anger, hate or division. Real change in the world begins by going within and doing the inner work, BE the change.


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How the Voting System is Used to Enslave You to One Private Corporation ~ Zen Gardner

by Zen Gardner Mar 21, 2016


In the USA, many Americans are watching the 2016 Presidential Debate, so they can make an “inform” decision to vote for the candidate that they believe is the best to lead their country.

What most Americans do not realize is that all presidential candidates are “actors” applying for a job of a corporation called the United States.

by PL Chang

After being hired, they are trained to be professional actors and liars, so that they can fool the American people to support the United States, Inc., and help spread its franchise throughout the world.

The world’s leaders are merely actors, controlled from the shadows by the 13 Illuminati families

The word franchise means“the right or license granted by a company to an individual or group to market its products or services in a specific territory”.

But did you know that the word franchise can also mean “the right to vote”?

Like any corporate employee, when a presidential candidate wins an election and is sworn into office, he or she becomes an employee of the United States, a federal corporation.

Do you need evidence of this? Under title 28 U.S. Code § 3002 subsections 15 and 15(A), ““United States” means — (A) a Federal corporation.” It is right in their laws!

Why do you think the United States has a president and a vice president? It has to do with corporate law. This is why every major corporation (i.e., Walmart, Target, McDonald’s) has a president and a vice president.

Under corporate law, corporations are required to have a “president” and “vice president”. The Corporate United States is no exception. It is right in your FACE and hidden in plain sight!

As an employee of the United States, Inc., the President has to follow the rules of the United States or the President will be “fired”. Unlike a traditional employee, the President can only be fired by his or her “board of directors”, also known as Congress.

Because the United States is a corporation, it also has shareholders, which are the leaders of the New World Order. Some people like to refer to them as the Elites or the Banksters.

I like to refer to them as the Dark Magicians or the Controllers. Because the United States, Inc. has shareholders, its top priority is to make sure its shareholders are happy.

The United States’ most profitable business is WAR, which is why it has been constantly at war with other countries. Read this informative article titled America Has Been At War 93% of the Time – 222 Out of 239 Years – Since 1776 and you will know what I mean.

These wars are ENGINEERED by the Controllers of the New World Order to make money and spread tyranny throughout the world. Why would anyone with a soul wants to support the United States, Inc and the New World Order?

Why Most United States Politicians are a Disgrace to Life, Liberty, and Freedom

Nearly all politicians in the USA are traitors to the American people and the human race, because they swore an oath to a privately owned foreign corporation known as the United States. This private and foreign corporation resides in Washington D.C., also known as the District of Columbia.

The United States is controlled by the United Nations, an organization controlled by the New World Order (NWO).

Washington D.C. is also a privately owned foreign corporation. Washington D.C. is NOT part of the USA (the country), just like Vatican City is not part of Italy.

To find the evidence proving that nearly all politicians in the USA are traitors to the American people and the human race, you need to be aware of Title 8 U.S. Code § 1481.

Under Title 8 U.S. Code § 1481 it says:

(a) A person who is a national of the United States whether by birth or naturalization, shall lose his nationality by voluntarily performing any of the following acts with the intention of relinquishing United States nationality —

(2) taking an oath or making an affirmation or other formal declaration of allegiance to a foreign state or a political subdivision thereof, after having attained the age of eighteen years;

(4)(A) accepting, serving in, or performing the duties of any office, post, or employment under the government of a foreign state or a political subdivision thereof, after attaining the age of eighteen years if he has or acquires the nationality of such foreign state;

Because Washington D.C. is not part of the Continental United States (the land mass), it is a foreign city-state with respect to the Continental United States. A state is also a corporation. The United States resides in Washington D.C. and is also a foreign corporation.

Remember what Title 8 U.S. Code § 1481 said about swearing an oath to a foreign state? If you do not remember, here it is again:

(a) A person who is a national of the United States whether by birth or naturalization, shall lose his nationality by voluntarily performing any of the following acts with the intention of relinquishing United States nationality —

(2) taking an oath or making an affirmation or other formal declaration of allegiance to a foreign state or a political subdivision thereof, after having attained the age of eighteen years;

To connect the dots, when candidates take an oath of office of the United States and become its employees, their citizenship is relinquished and therefore they become foreign agents.

This happens because these candidates swore an oath to the foreign UNITED STATES, INC. and the foreign organization that controls it.

By now you should know why nearly all politicians in the USA are a disgrace to life, liberty, and freedom. Most politicians throughout the world are also a disgrace to life, liberty, and freedom, because they work for the New World Order.

The picture above is a disgrace to humanity, life, and freedom. Anyone who goes to a U.S. presidential debate is pretty much “spitting” on the graves of the people who died fighting for freedom.

In the next picture, the people protesting and waving the United States flag are making a fool of themselves. They are protesting against the tyrannical actions of the U.S. government, but yet at the same time are worshiping the flag of the Corporate United States.

In other words, they are acting like ignorant hypocrites who do not know the difference between the country called the Continental United States and the corporation called the Corporate United States. No wonder nothing really changes in the USA.

The flags in the picture below do NOT represent the Continental United States (the landmass or country). They represent the criminal United States, Incorporated.

If you have a flag of the United States, Inc. in your home or yard, you might want to remove it and throw it away. This flag does not really represent freedom because it is the flag of the United States, Inc., a corporation controlled by the New World Order (NWO).

The NWO is a secret organization controlled by secret societies. Its main goal is to enslave the human race under a fascist and Nazi-type one-world government.

Did You Know the “Right” to Vote in the United States is a Fraud?

Here is an excerpt from my article titled Why the Right to Vote in the United States is a Fraud that explains why the “right” to vote is a big fat scam!

“In legal terms, your right to vote is actually a privilege because to be a United States Citizen means that you are a legal person, also known as a corporation. A corporation is a fictitious entity that has no right. So, when politicians tell you that you have the right to vote as a United States Citizen, they are already lying to you.

“Every time you vote, you are giving your consent to be governed by treasonous politicians. These politicians do not care about you because they work for the Banking Elites, which are the International Banksters who own the United States, Inc.

“The right to vote in the United States is a FRAUD, because your vote does not really matter and the voting system is rigged, just like a casino. Furthermore, when you vote, you are voting for a president of a FOREIGN corporation known as the United States, Inc.

“One thing you need to know about the U.S. voting system is that the presidential candidates are chosen by the International Banksters and they control both of the Republican and Democratic parties. The idea that we have choices when it comes to electing presidential candidates is an illusion.

“As an American, when you vote you are basically committing TREASON against the country called The United States of America (Major), which is made up of 50 separate nation states operating as a nation on the land jurisdiction. The United States of America (Minor) or the United States, Inc. is operating under the international jurisdiction of the sea, which is based on Admiralty Law (the Law of the Sea).”

The Occult Definition of the Word Vote and How the Voting System Drains Your Energy

The word vote is defined as “a formal expression of opinion or choice, either positive or negative, made by an individual or body of individuals” or “the means by which such expression is made, as a ballot, ticket, etc.”

These two definitions of the word vote only show you the overt meanings of the word vote. To find the occult meanings of the word vote, you need to use the art of phonics to help you see the relation among words.

Phonetically, the word vote sounds exactly like the word volt. Where do voters go vote/volt at? In a voting booth or a polling/ poll-ing booth.

The word poll sounds similar to the word pole, which is defined as “either of the two regions or parts of an electric battery, magnet, or the like, that exhibits electrical or magnetic polarity”.

In other words, a pole is the electric battery pole of positive (+) or negative (-).

This is why when you go vote, you go to the polls/poles, so that you can place your vote/volt on the candidate that you want to see put in charge.

Once the votes/volts are counted, the politician or “pole-itician” that receives the most votes/volts is the person who will be elected into the position of power.

Maybe this is why it is called power politics. Every time you vote, you CONSENT to give your electrical energy to the Dark Forces, so that they can use it to power their corporations and New World Order. It is all about tricking you to give up your energy.

The presidential election is nothing more than a con game created by the Dark Forces to con you to agree to be a human “battery“, so that they can drain your living energy to power their dead matrix and corporations (“corpses”).

This is why before they can summon you to go to court, they need to charge you first.

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Dropping Truth Bombs On Local City Councils

 23 Mar 2016   Posted by Tim Bryant


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Many of us today feel absolutely helpless towards what we can actually do to save humanity from the incredibly destructive path it’s on. There is no easy answer to this complex dilemma, with a variety of opinions and proposals as to the best solutions to the problems. Many often look towards voting at the Federal level as the best solution to change things. While this might make small changes, most of the time it brings about no change at all, as the Federal government has become incredibly corrupt and bought out. This is just the reality we live in right now. Despite all this, there is plenty of hope on the horizon; it just requires a new perspective.

What many people don’t realize is that local, city, and state level governments have power as well and are very much still salvageable if people were to get out and participate in them. This approach is different in that it is decentralized in nature. Instead of one centralized fire, it takes the route of thousands of individual bushfires being started all over the country simultaneously. In many ways, this is a more manageable approach in that people only have to focus on the issues in their own area rather than coordinate a mass movement across the whole country. Not to say a mass movement won’t eventually be needed, but power and leverage can build at local levels which could catapult into something bigger.

Though everyone might not be a major activist, going to the meetings, staying informed, speaking your mind, and simply letting them know you are there is a powerful step towards real action. Many people totally forget about the power that can be manifested in their local communities if they were to simply get out and participate. Not to mention, it is extremely liberating to get out and rattle the cages of those in power. They don’t even see it coming and many in power don’t even realize what they’re doing; as orders are usually funneled down the pipeline and passed because of little to no informed resistance.

There are others already out there doing this. Below is a compilation of four different activists who took matters into their own hands by showing up at their city councils and letting them have it. We all can do this; it just requires the courage to get out of your comfort zone and do it. Imagine the possibilities if just a hundred people from all over the U.S. did this in the next few months. It would send shock waves through the system and most likely spark the courage of many others to do so as well.

This is where real change is very possible, so I encourage everyone to get out there and play your part. We all have a role to play, so it’s up to you to find yours. No one is going to save us but us, so it’s time to get involved and be the change you wish to see in the world.  This is how the revolution begins.


Bernie Sanders is Not Just Against Monsanto – He’s Also a Huge Supporter of Holistic Medicine


As the presidential races continues to unfold and more and more people look for alternatives to the pro-establishment candidates, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont has gained serious bonus points thanks to his support of organic farmers and his willingness to call out Monsanto.


But did you know that Sanders is also extremely friendly to the alternative health world and has advocated changes to insurance packages to allow for more holistic techniques?

Recently Time magazine ran a piece about Sanders’ affinity for alternative and natural medicine, but those who have followed his career over the years already know that he’s been a longtime friend of the natural health community.

Sanders Praises New Healthcare Additions

In the state of Vermont, Sanders and his constituents are pushing for greater protections and support for organic farmers, and the state has quickly become one of the leaders in the natural food and non-GMO movement.

This past fall in Burlington, he also praised the state for its progressive outlook on healthcare according to the Burlington Free Press.

“You go to facilities, whether it is in White River Junction or facilities around the country,” Sanders said, “and now as an essential part of their overall healthcare delivery, you have yoga. You have meditation. You have a strong emphasis on disease prevention and nutrition. You have a whole lot of therapies which 30 or 40 years ago would have been considered very, very radical.”

Sanders was on hand to introduce his personal choice for a patient-centered care initiative at the Veterans Health Administration at the University of Vermont Medical Center. His pick, Dr. Tracy Williams Gaudet, said that one of the keys to health that is often overlooked is that healthy people often have a “personal sense of purpose and joy in life” that is missing from many sick, tired and depressed people, and that a holistic approach focusing on issues like these is far preferable to merely treating the symptoms.

“Modern medicine starts with the body — that’s the way I was trained — rather than the soul, and the mind rather than the heart. The soul and the heart are the doorways to healing and health of the body and mind,” Gaudet said according to the Free Press.

Sanders’ Plans for Holistic Medicine

As noted in the Time article, Sanders would like to see more holistic practices such as acupuncture and massage worked into modern-day healthcare plans.

Since he began his time in Congress in 1991, Sanders has:

-Convened meetings of healthcare stakeholders to discuss potential changes to the system

-Supported legislation to aid alternative medicine, including sponsoring a bill 2001 that would have allowed federal employees to be reimbursed for massage or acupuncture

-Supports medicinal marijuana and introduced a bill calling for the end of federal prohibition

-Sponsored a 2013 bill that would have allowed for veterans’ health insurance to cover alternative medicine related procedures

While these changes would be welcome to most in the holistic medicine and clean food movements, some comments made by Sanders on vaccinations have raised eyebrows. According to The Daily Beast, Sanders had this to say:

“I am sensitive to the fact that there are some families who disagree but the difficulty is if I have a kid who is suffering from an illness who is subjected to a kid who walks into a room without vaccines that could kill that child and that’s wrong…”

Some feel as though this strong language could signal potential support for mandatory vaccinations, a serious issue for the millions of people who believe in freedom of choice, especially considering the damage that vaccine additives have been shown to cause (the government has paid out over $3 billion to injured parties through a special fund started in 1986).

Other Candidates on Holistic Medicine and GMOs

While Hillary Clinton and her husband Bill are personally advised by one of holistic medicine’s biggest names, Dr. Mark Hyman, it is well worth noting that Hillary is an ardent supporter of Monsanto and the Biotech industry, having hired a former Monsanto lobbyist to run her ‘Ready for Hillary’ campaign. Despite this Hillary and Bill were huge supporters of personally eating organic food during their time in the White House.

Hillary and Bill have both accepted big fees to speak on behalf of Biotech (i.e. Monsanto) interests, and the campaign has accepted huge donations from drug companies, believed to be more than any other candidate.

Yet another candidate is also a supporter of organic and locally grown foods (for himself own family, at least): Donald Trump. He has taken a few verbal jabs at Monsanto during his campaign run and also serves these foods to his family as well as some customers at his hotel chain.

His closest Republican competitor, Ted Cruz, has been mostly focused on reforming Obamacare while also lashing out at supporters of mandatory GMO labeling; very little information is out about his feelings on natural medicine.

Of course, there are far more than just two political parties to consider. Among third party candidates Jill Stein of the Green Party stands out; she once said that “75% of expenditures are for a sick care system, not healthcare.” However she also responded to a Reddit question about her party’s platform (on their support of homepathy in this case) by saying that “much of the world of alternative medicine (is untested),” adding that “by the same token, being “tested” and “reviewed” by agencies directly tied to Big Pharma and the chemical industry is problematic as well.

Libertarian Gary Johnson has said also said that even though his party is mostly against additional government regulation in general (as shown when Rand Paul spoke out against GMO labeling), he still supports labeling, at least in the case of Colorado’s recent ballot initiative.

At the end of the day, while the candidates vary widely on their stances (at least in public), it’s clear that holistic and natural medicine as well as organic food, will become an increasingly bigger factor in national elections —and it’s all thanks to a grassroots movement won’t be able to ignore for much longer.



Ed. Note: I don’t believe the debate is over regarding Bernie’s stance on vaccines. IMO it’s a matter of having the facts, it’s not a stretch to think that he’s too busy to do the research himself and that a majority of what’s he knows is derived from people he trusts, as well as BigPharma lobbyist’s giving him biased pro-vaccine information laced with disinformation. And his trusted doctor would have that same info. It’s all a matter of breaking the programming…

If it’s a matter of Trump vs Sanders when we get to November, will have to throw my hat in the ring one more time and vote for Bernie…at this stage of “the game” he’s the only sane choice. Trump would turn the country into an open-air Walmart and fence everyone in. lol!





CBS Reporter Arrested at Cancelled Chicago Rally Described Racism He Faced From Trump Supporters

Note: On Saturday evening I watched the video’s (here , here and here) from the Chicago Trump rally and was absolutely stunned at the level of chaos and aggression by both sides. In my lifetime, I’ve never seen anything like on a presidential campaign. It’s also very likely none of this was by accident either. Friday morning in St. Louis there was violence at another Trump rally, and judging from the Tweets below aggressive, hateful, racist behavior is not uncommon with the Donald’s followers.

Many of us saw this coming long ago, America is now gaining momentum toward martial law and is now heading down a slippery slope toward utter chaos at light-speed. With Hillary under FBI investigation, and Trump inflaming racism and social chaos at his rallys…will we even see a election this year? There are rumors the election will be cancelled.

If there is an election, what will be the end result if Bernie’s campaign is sidelined and he doesn’t get the nomination? IMO he’s the ONLY viable candidate that can bring this country back to something that resembles order.

Many of us have known that the collective won’t wake-up without a very hard jolt to their reality, one that makes them ask VERY SERIOUS questions about who they are and everything they’ve been taught. We’ve also been aware that WE have been given charge of holding Sacred Space for the collective to move thru chaos into the Light of their own BEing and find their inner, Sovereign I AM Presence.  To hold space for their awakening, means maintaining balance and focus through the coming storm.

Always remember, WE are the Ones WE waited for and stand firm in your Power. BE and embody the Light and Living example of love, compassion and forgiveness.

And So It IS.

Have a blessed week, Annette


“I’ve never seen anything like what I’m witnessing in my life.”

CBS News journalist Sopan Deb was in Chicago reporting Friday night from the political rally scheduled at the University of Illinois at Chicago Pavilion when he was caught amid the chaos created by both GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s planned rally and its cancellation.

“I’ve never seen anything like what I’m witnessing in my life,” Deb tweeted about the unrest and violence.

Recent events are indeed unprecedented, at least in the last few decades. Trump has surged forward to become the party’s front runner. His campaign rallies draw thousands of supporters. But they have also devolved into racially-charged violence and chaos.

After a tense, violent rally in St. Louis on Friday morning, at which Trump was regularly interrupted by demonstrators and an African-American activist was left bloody, Trump cancelled his rally in Chicago.

Not only did Deb get knocked down without warning and arrested by Chicago police, he was charged with resisting, which video of the incident contradicts. The video is posted below.

“There’s definitely been a recent uptick [in hostility],” Deb said in an interview with CBS. “I have certainly never seen anything like last night. That was unprecedented.”

But Deb has personally faced racism while doing his job covering the Trump campaign, as recorded on his Twitter feed.

Watch video of Deb’s Friday night arrest, as posted by CBS News, here:


Bethania Palma Markus is a Los Angeles-based freelance journalist.



George H.W. Bush Motions Throat Cut At Trump

Note: Well, Trump’s 3-ring DISTRACTION circus just got interesting, with Bush Sr in one of the side-ring using sign language like a mafia boss – U.S. politics is getting absolutely hysterical…lol!


Everybody was gunning for Donald Trump in last night’s GOP Debate in Houston Texas including Illuminati kingpin H.W. Bush!

In what will go down in history as a gift from God, H.W. Bush was caught red handed on live television threatening Donald Trump with a satanic throat cut gesture! This was definitely a gift from God because literally they only showed Bush for a few seconds when he did the death gesture unaware he was on TV!

VIDEO: Bernie Sanders Retreats After Being Ripped By Native American Leader

Note: Here’s a crack in the Sanders veneer, his cagey and non-definitive response to Clyde’s question is disturbing and doesn’t align with new paradigm thinking that supports tribal initiatives and finding remedy and resolution to Native American genocide, stealing land and resources or 200 years of cultural destruction by the occupiers & corporate invaders sanctioned by U.S. governing body’s and legal institutions.


MINNESOTA – Bernie Sanders was forced to leave  a “Community Forum on Black America” in Minneapolis after a 79-year-old Native American leader laid into the Democratic presidential candidate.

Clyde Bellecourt told Sanders he was tired of government ‘Bullshit.’ Sanders quickly acknowledged the ‘difficult’ past Native Americans have dealt with and then bolted for the door. Watch the entire awkward exchange below.



Bernie Sanders Takes On Monsanto, Vows To Protect Organic Farming And Push For GMO Labeling

January 5, 2016 by Amanda Froelich

The biotech industries are “transforming our agricultural system in a bad way,” says Senator Sanders.

Even before Senator Bernie Sanders decided to run for President of the United States, he was quite vocal about factory farming, big corporations, and the Biotech giants. In fact, as early as 1994, Sanders was fighting against companies such as Monsanto for using chemicals that impact human and animal health, reports Alt Health Works

Now a presidential candidate nominee, Sanders isn’t backing down from the biotech giants and is fighting harder than ever to protect peoples’ right to know what’s in their food.

Unlike Hillary Clinton, who is an avid supporter of genetically modified foods (GMOs), Bernie believes that the biotech industries are “transforming our agricultural system in a bad way.” He believes in mandatory GMO labeling (after all, he helped pass a mandatory GMO labeling law in Vermont) so consumers may be informed and make conscious choices.

Like activist and musician Neil Young, Sanders believes the GMO giants are trying to keep consumers in the dark about what they are eating (DARK Act), and supports family-owned and organic agriculture. 


Senator Sanders spoke about how to make sure our food is healthy and our farming is ethical during a private dinner event on December 27th.

In the video above, the presidential nominee states:

“The debate should be – how do we make sure that the food our kids are eating is healthy food. And having the courage to take on these huge food and biotech companies who are transforming our agricultural system in a bad way.” 

He also addressed the fossil fuel industry and said that it’s past due time we start shifting toward renewable and alternative energy. 

Before Sanders tackled the heavy topics in his speech, he transported the audience to his home state of Vermont. In the lush state, organic farmer’s markets and sustainable farming are becoming the norm; his vision is to lead an America where this is commonplace everywhere.

“We have hundreds of farmers markets (in Vermont), you’ll find people buying food, beef and poultry directly from farmers, and there’s a growing farm to school pipeline,” he says. “It’s something we’ve worked very hard on and I think all over this country people are concerned about the quality of food their kids are eating.”



Bernie Sanders: I Will Jail Corrupt Bankers!

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Will Federal Indictments Against Obama Call for Impeachment? Another Sign of Change…

Lyndon LaRouche announces that Obama has been indicted by a foreclosed Federal Court on April 24, 2013.

Could this be the beginning of announcements that will change our world?  We shall see…

I do not agree with his complete synopsis of Obama’s impeachment (he is the president of a foreclosed corporation).  The Patriot thing causes division as far as I am concerned.  I am for:

  • One People (Earthlings)
  • Open Borders
  • World Peace
  • Self Governance
  • Corporations (Employee Owned and Profit Sharing  companies)



5 Ways the Right Wing Is Taking Crazy to New Heights

Political madness is on full display, from the halls of power to the legions of frothing conservative foot soldiers.
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Last week on election night, we saw the right-wing media and its audience have a collective meltdown after their fantasy world was shattered and Barack Obama won a second term. It was a big win for people who believe in numbers, and a loss for folks who prefer to have Karl Rove lie to them.

We had seen signs of stress within the party and its adherents leading to to the election, and since then we’ve seen everyone from members of the GOP elite to right-wing foot soldiers go through the first four Kübler-Ross stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, and depression. (Whether they’ll get to acceptance remains to be seen.)

Below are several examples of how conservatives at all levels have gone off the deep end in the days leading up to and following the election.

1. Restaurant owner imposes nonsense “Obamacare surcharge,” threatens to reduce employees’ hours.

John Metz, the guy who owns the Hurricane Grill & Wings chain and is a franchisee of dozens of Denny’s and Dairy Queen restaurants, has said he will reduce employees’ hours and pass a 5 percent surcharge onto his customers because Obama was re-elected. His specific argument is that he has to take these steps because of how much Obamacare will cost his businesses.

Get a load of this (via the Huffington Post):

“If I leave the prices the same, but say on the menu that there is a 5 percent surcharge for Obamacare, customers have two choices. They can either pay it and tip 15 or 20 percent, or if they really feel so inclined, they can reduce the amount of tip they give to the server, who is the primary beneficiary of Obamacare,” Metz told The Huffington Post. “Although it may sound terrible that I’m doing this, it’s the only alternative. I’ve got to pass the cost on to the consumer.”

It sounds terrible, because it is terrible, Mr. Metz. Metz isn’t the first business owner to threaten workers’ stability or increase costs for consumers in the name of Obama’s re-election. As Forbes’s Caleb Melby points out, Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter has threatened to increase prices on his pizzas by 10 to 14 cents per pie, though if he “were to fairly reflect the increased cost of doing business onset by Obamacare” the price increase would be “[r]oughly 3.4 to 4.6 cents a pie.” Not only are these business owners exaggerating how much Obamacare would cost to make a political point – they also assume that customers wouldn’t be willing to pay an extra 4 cents to ensure that the person making their meal has health insurance. And that is pretty sad.

2. Georgia state senators hold four-hour briefing on Obama “mind-control technique” conspiracy.

We’ve all heard our fair share of Obama conspiracy theories, but this one is noteworthy in that it comes from inside the Georgia state Capitol. Mother Jones reports that majority leader Chip Rogers convened state legislators in mid-October to listen to a four-hour presentation given by tea party activist Field Searcy.

About 23 minutes into the briefing, Searcy explained how President Obama, aided by liberal organizations like the Center for American Progress and business groups like local chambers of commerce, are secretly using mind-control techniques to push their plan for forcible relocation on the gullible public:

They do that by a process known as the Delphi technique. The Delphi technique was developed by the Rand Corporation during the Cold War as a mind-control technique. It’s also known as “consensive process.” But basically the goal of the Delphi technique is to lead a targeted group of people to a pre-determined outcome while keeping the illusion of being open to public input.

Uh, right. Read more about the conspiracy and watch a video of Searcy’s presentation here.

3. Montana state representative asks to be paid in gold and silver because he fears the collapse of U.S. currency.

This one comes to us via the Billings Gazette:

A legislator from Columbia Falls is asking the state to pay him in gold and silver coins because he is skeptical about the future of the dollar.

Republican Rep. Jerry O’Neil justified his request in his letter to Montana Legislative Services this week by saying a clause in the U.S. Constitution says no state shall “make anything but gold and silver coin a tender in payment of debts.”

O’Neil writes that he thinks the high national debt makes it possible that the bottom will fall out from under the U.S. dollar.

O’Neil says he does not know how Legislative Services will respond.

I have a few guesses about how they’ll respond.

4. Conservative columnist goes full racist: “Maybe minorities’ values need changing.”

There were too many racist dog whistles to count during this election season. But this column by right-winger Dennis Prager isn’t a dog whistle so much as it’s a blow horn.  A big, sad, loud blow horn trumpeting a pathetic resistance to accept that women’s and minorities’ priorities are legitimate.

The headline (“Maybe Minorities’ Values Need Changing”) and lines like “there is no debate over whether the minorities’ (and single women’s) values are correct or whether the values of the white males are correct” tell you pretty much everything you need to know about Prager and his ideas.

Oddly enough though, AlterNet readers will probably find a few things to agree with in the piece:

The Democratic Party, and the left generally, have done a magnificent job in identifying conservative values as white male values.

Right, because they are. (Thanks for the compliment!)

5. Convicted con man whines about how “difficult” the next four years will be.

Here are a few choice lines from Conrad Black’s whiny missive for the National Review:

“In the last 40 years, as many as 20 million unskilled peasants have illegally entered the U.S.”

“This president could not run on his record and just smeared his opponent as a rich asset-stripper, and frightened women voters with fatuous red herrings about ‘reproductive rights.’”

“For the first time, a coalition of pigmentational minorities and government employees and other benefit recipients outvoted the bulk of the traditional white majority. If this is the template for America’s electoral future, strains unimaginable since the Civil War will result.”

Those are some strong moral judgments coming from a man convicted of defrauding shareholders of $6.1 million.

Just saying.

Lauren Kelley is the activism and gender editor at AlterNet and a freelance journalist based in New York City. Her work has appeared in Salon, Time Out New York, the L Magazine, and other publications. Follow her on Twitter.
Ed. note: It’s hilarious, yet pathetic at the same time watching people go into meltdown over Obama’s re-election. One YouTube commentator who’s covered the socio-economic decline in Los Angeles over the last couple years was almost in tears after the election, virtually declaring the end was near with economic collapse, martial law and FEMA camps inevitably around the corner. His solution: Less than one week after the election, he gathered his family and headed into Mexico to for a better life.
What’s sad about all of this is how these people have been stirred into a fear frenzy by the alternative “prepper” news media, an information source that’s become just as divided as mass media and the mainstream population in it’s views and beliefs. Here’s a guy who, like myself, jumped into the mix to help people understand what’s happening in the world and in the process has become so fearful that he’s not helping anyone ~ least of all himself. These people actually believed Romney could pull us out of this mess and when he didn’t win they’re simply beside themselves…there’s a word for this state of mind: delusional.

Election Astrology

Please don’t fall for the rhetoric, your vote counts. Voting third party or staying home is nothing more than giving your vote to Romney and the GOP. I can’t remember a more important election in the last 50yrs, that had more at stake. The biggest lie of all is that both parties are the same, if you’re considering doing anything other than voting for Obama and are not familiar with the destructive policies set forth ALEC, in all due respect the truth is ~ your are NOT a well-informed voter. Please take the time to look over the ALEC Exposed information under the Rise of Fascism category on this website and here:


The entire GOP has taken oath’s to an organization that dictates policy-making that serves corporate interests at the most basic levels of society. If you think corporate schools systems, libraries, parks, postal service, police and fire departments will give you a better level of service for a “price” much higher than your current tax rates…go ahead and throw your vote away. Remember the man in Kentucky who watched his house burn down because he didn’t pay his fee to the fire dept., that’s the result of ALEC imposed legislation. Isn’t that Rand Paul turf?

ALEC is what separates the two party’s in a huge divide between the people and complete corporate control…it’s bad enough as it is.

The astrologers are telling me the astrological configuration of tomorrow’s vote is remarkably similar to the configuration during the Bush-Gore election. All I could think was oh, fucking great, hanging chads and Kather

ine Harris. As per the astrologers, mercury is going retrograde so expect machines to break-down, traffic jams going to the polls, mile-long lines at the polls, hundreds of thousands of lost ballots, and beyond shady dealings when it comes to the actual count, i.e. machines and people that flip the vote. The optimistic astrologers tell me that since it’s a Mercury retrograde Obama will be re-elected; other astrologers tell me there’s something going on with Neptune, which is going work in (Pisces) Romney’s favor. What I say, and what the kitchen table caucus says, is that it’s going to razor close and every vote will count. What I say, and what the kitchen table caucus says, is that given the mess that is the eastern seaboard there’s no way we’ll know the results of the election by tomorrow night or even early Wednesday.

In New York voters living away from their homes, due to Sandy, will be able to vote for President and U.S. Senate from any polling place. They may not however vote for candidates for Congress, the state Senate, and the Assembly if they are not voting in the same district where they live. Given the fact that quite a few of those districts and their polling places have been completely wiped out, this isn’t right. New Jersey is allowing e-mail voting for the displaced victims of Sandy; though I think Christie’s heart was in the right place every programmer I have spoken with has said that to get something like that up and running with the kind of security that is needed in the amount of time that Christie has is pretty much impossible.

There is no question today’s Republican Party, ALEC’s tool, has made it increasingly difficult for American’s to vote and have their votes honestly counted. Clearly we are all going to have to be extra vigilant about the count, fortunately the MAWT family is smart and noisy and I will post what needs to be posted and shared as it comes up.

The following was written by a friend of mine, MaryAnn Schwartz, and pretty much sums it all up….

“Please don’t throw your vote away on a third party candidate. If women are relegated to second-class status, voting for a third party candidate might make you feel superior, but it won’t make a difference for the future. I’m voting to make sure the next Supreme court selections are not “severe conservatives” who will send us all back to the 50’s. I remember the way it was and never want to see women live that way again. It isn’t just reproductive choices, but also choices as far as education and employment. If you don’t remember when women couldn’t even apply to many colleges or jobs because they were only for men, you don’t know what they are proposing. Even the want ads were in male and female columns. And, by the way, none of this will really affect me, I’m well past childbearing and fortunate to not have to worry about furthering my education or finding a job, but I can’t imagine allowing this to happen to the next generation. Please think about this before making your choice tomorrow.”

If Obama looses my darlings it won’t be because we didn’t fight like hell. It has been an honor being in the trenches with you.

Live loud, love fierce, and suffer no fools. Kat Manaan