Wednesday, April 19, 2017

ROBERT JOHNSON- Fathering The Formula of Rock Music: "Terraplane Blues", "They're Red Hot", "Cross Road Blues", "Hellhound On My Trail", "Sweet Home Chicago" & "Me And The Devil Blues" ... (BLACK HISTORY/ HARMON LOFT PT.12)


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This entry into the music/ arts honour roll society of this journal/ blog is to honour and showcase some of the music of Robert Johnson (wikipedia) of Hazlehurst, Mississippi. It will also serve as Part 12 of "Black History Month" with the "month" part left out of the title, since February is the official month for black history in US/ Canada (october in UK). It is also very importante to have Robert in the music/ arts series of this journal in particular as far as the classic and contemporary rock music of the 20th & 21st centuries ... I view Robert as fathering the rock genre roots ... I cant think of any of the classic rock greats who would not think similar. So many of the most well known greats of classic rock have covered and rewrote Robert Johnson songs, as sort of a homage too, for the influence he paved, some of those songs also became classic rock pieces, Eric Clapton himself done a whole series of Robert Johnson. When Brian Jones introduced Keith Richards (Rolling Stones) to the sounds of Robert Johnson ... Keith asked something like "... who's the other guy playing with him?" ... what Keith was hearing, was rhythm and lead guitars being played by one, it was unique as Robert's style, Keith seeing Robert as a one man type orchestra, and impressed also by Robert's stand out vocal abilities. Robert only made a small amount of recordings ... in 1936 he done some in a makeshift studio in a room at the historic Gunter Hotel in downtown San Antonio, Texas ... later in 1937, Robert went to record more at another makeshift studio in downtown Dallas ... but it was these recordings, that was the formula for the future of rock music. Robert is known mostly as being in the Delta Blues category of music, and known for making a sort of other "voice" with the guitar ... which B.B. King later perfected (B.B. last video at bottom of post). Robert though, was also known in the day to play a very wide variety of music, so not just blues, it included folk, jazz and country as well ... or just whatever was popular at the time ... whether playing on a street corner for money, or playing at jook joints in the south, Robert would just play whatever people liked, period ... he was not fixed on one particular thing or style. At the same time, Robert never was very popular except in those small circles where he played and traveled. Many prominent black artists many years after Robert's death, didnt even know who Robert Johnson was ... it was actually young white artists that sought out and embraced his music most in the early 1960's ... Robert lived most of his life as a unknown ... and not making much money either, and back in them dayz, black artists didnt even get royalties or the recognition they should have. Those artists that embraced and rewrote, rearranged and brought so much atencion to Robert later ... were young white musicians mostly out of the UK, and several American, who were blown away at such a young age when they heard some of the blues genres of music from black artists coming out of the southern United States, it inspired them big time. The early classic rock artists basically took those compositions, redone them with a sped up tempo, replacing acoustic guitar by incorporating heavily amplified progressive blues with solid body electric guitars, added intense percussion rhythms, etc ... for example, listen to the bluesy rock guitar work of Angus Young, great stuff too. With that inspiration came the British Invasion of rock music and the basic ingredients formula of what would become later hard rock and metal rock.

DEVIL IN DETAIL & MYTHS: All in all, despite all the stuff "these dayz" out there on Robert Johnson, much is speculation in my view, because of the mystery of sort about him, being the lack of history on him. I see Robert as a very influential figure in music, who was in his own way, just a simple man with a fairly decent education, that loved to travel around the country starting at a young age, no doubt loved to just have fun, live life to the fullest possible and play music ... and truly a romantic and rolling stone type, a lifestyle many of us could relate to. Robert may play some and walk away, and folks wouldnt see him again for weeks or months, or have any idea where he went or is, including fellow musicians. Much is told about these dayz even, of the story where Robert went to the crossroads in Mississippi where he met with the Devil, the Devil tuned Robert's guitar, played a couple pieces and gave the guitar back to Robert in exchange for Robert's soul, to give Robert fame, and the ability to be the major blues master and influence he is ... it's after that alleged meeting, that Robert started his recording sessions in Texas. I also credit much of this myth, to the reason why the "Devil" name is so strong in rock music actually ... and the part of selling your soul to gain success in that industry. Understand that back in Robert's time, especially in a place like Mississippi ... a state saturated in ghost stories and such (I also had the opportunity years back to play blues with blues artists in Mississippi), when you played any music, that was upbeat type music and made folks dance, and did not have the usual christian gospel influence in it, it was looked at as music of the Devil by many folks ... christian fundamoralists still think that way to this day ... the talk about the Devil and Robert, like almost being one in the same is endless, especially today. One reason this was widely believed in my view, is because Robert was said to be by Son House, a terrible guitar, but great harmonica player as a kid,  after this so called meeting/ arrangement ... months later he was tops in blues guitar. I credit much of his great guitar technique though, as Robert learning and mastering techniques of folks like Son House, Isaiah "Ike" Zimmerman (or Zinnerman spelling) and others ... nothing mystical or tricky. Because how Robert moved around and lack of history of such, this also led to much mystery as to his death, to even where he is exactly buried for that matter ... or which crossroads location he really went to ... much is speculation ... and a variety of stories, which has grown heavy over the years. It is also believed that a jealous man killed Robert by poisoning Robert's drink, because the man said Robert flirted with his woman ... the solid proof though is missing. Several pictures appear of him these dayz, but only 2- 3 at most been actually confirmed to be him, even some film footage (YouTube), where people think it was Robert. If you enjoy mystery or ghost stories that's fine ... but below are some of Robert's recordings, and this is the real deal ... and Thank You Sir, for the inspiration you gave to so many, which gave us the rock music we have today .... Enjoy!





Terraplane Blues [Remastered] ROBERT JOHNSON (1936) Delta Blues Guitar Legend ... Thanx to RagtimeDorianHenry





Robert Johnson- They're Red Hot ... Thanx to TravelerIntoTheBlue





Cross Road Blues- Robert Johnson (1936) ... Thanx to Nathaniel Jordon






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Hellhound On My Trail [Remastered] ROBERT JOHNSON (1937) Delta Blues Guitar Legend ... Thanx to RagtimeDorianHenry





Robert Johnson "Sweet Home Chicago" ... Thanx to Michal Ico





Me And The Devil Blues [Remastered] ROBERT JOHNSON (1937) Delta Blues Guitar Legend ... Thanx to RagtimeDorianHenry






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Monday, April 17, 2017

CIVIL ASSET FORFEITURE: The Police "PIGGY BANK" of Highway ROBBERY ... Making Citizens "Criminals" & Cops "Robbers" ... The "Pennies From Heaven" Edition ... (LAST CALL TO ROB YA'LL PT.5)


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"Pennies From Heaven" Police Chief Talks Asset Forfeiture (Raw Footage) ... Thanx to Citizens For Justice



This posting will be Part 5 of the "Last Call To Rob Ya'll" series of this journal/ blog. I chose the video above to open it, with Columbia, Mo. Police Chief Ken Burton, who also inspired part of the posting title "Pennies from Heaven". Asset forfeiture (wikipedia), whether civil or criminal, has a long history, so it isnt nothing new or exclusive to America ... but because of the extent of these laws these dayz, many Americans are being robbed blind. It doesnt matter what happened throughout the history of this, or what they may do in other countries ... this is what is happening currently in America, and has went out of control. It is one thing to respect authority, law and order ... it is insanity though to respect unlawful and disorderly actions of any law enforcement agency or authority that act as nothing but gangs of thugs. This has turned out to be a sort of piggy bank for many law enforcement agencies across the country over the years, and escalating at an alarming rate. It has also contributed to the growing militarization of agencies, that otherwise would be just regular state, city or county police departments. This is an issue that dont matter what political party you favour or identify with, it's another serious issue that can hit anyone. It can and does create in some cases, making law abiding citizens viewed as criminals, and making cops become robbers. Actions like this is another reason why so many dislike and dont trust government, such as some libertarians for example, because of what happens to so many folks. There was supposed to be a distinct difference when these laws are made, between what is civil and what is criminal, but because of the loose legislation and the variations of the laws state to state, to federal ... it's grown into a real mess. In a criminal case, you got an arrest/ indictment , so you have a person allegedly involved in criminal activity, the criminal defendant, get the right to a lawyer, hearing/ trial, where the state/ county/ federal has to prove the defendant to be guilty of criminal wrongdoing. Where by law these dayz in civil, you have items such as money, property/ possessions being the "defendant/ accused" on just law enforcement officers "suspicion/ gut feeling", you have no hearing, court, lawyer, and your/ the "defendant" is not human, but property/ money, so it cant defend itself, where the owner of property/ money has to prove it's innocence/ legality ... since it is assumed as guilty by the law agency/ officer ... if it is suspected to come from illegal activity, it can be seized ... there is no need for evidence, review/ investigation, court hearing/ trial, etc ... they can just confiscate it, because they "feel" like it. Civil being now more frequent, law flexible, and vulnerable to abuse by law enforcement than criminal.

Asset forfeiture laws were needed over the years and still today for various reasons ... people avoiding paying taxes, money laundering, pyramid schemes and other scams, large scale illegal drug manufacturing, distribution/ delivery, illegal banking/ investment practices, counterfeit products/ currencies, illegal import/ export trade, etc. With all the new legislation of law updating its use and flexibility, it now hits the most vulnerable and innocent people ... the figures in dollar/ asset amounts of what is taken is good for reference data, but the figures are out of whack too, because so much smaller activity of confiscation is never reported or challenged. The Interstate highways across the country have seen a big jump in it ... you can be driving a car rental going out of town on business/ work or pleasure/ vacation, have a large sum of legal cash or credit/ debit cards that is yours (they can use hand held ERAD devices to scan and milk your cards), but a cop can feel you or your money may be illegal, and seize it, after being pulled over for a minor violation, such as a tail light that the bulb went out, the officer doesnt have to arrest/ charge you of any crime. Lower income working classes of people that may not know much about law or their rights, may be quick to allow an officer that suspects something do anything without question, they/ you may feel obligated to answer questions of the officer that are not relevant to the stop, or feel they have to open their trunk for inspection, or allow officers to go throughout the car. Most of the time the officer covers their ass, simply by saying, "do you have anything in the vehicle that we should be aware of, weapons, illegal drugs ..." etc. They then "ask permission" to see for themselves (to not have to obtain a warrant, because without consent, even if you did have something illegal, any court would throw it out), if you decline, they say they can bring in dogs or another crew, the officer will say something like ... "if you have nothing to hide or are not guilty or anything, you have nothing to worry", etc. This is America, and they are not KGB of former communist Russia or the gestapo of Nazi Germany ... you havent any reason to grant them permission, and you can decline politely. Before you sign any waivers of your rights or the ability to file grievance or legal suit ... you should think for a minute, once you give permission and/ or sign anything, you lost most. Dont sign papers when your property is seized, promising not to sue, in exchange for not getting charged with a criminal violation ... unless you're guilty as shit of illegal activity, and they got you by the balls with compelling evidence ... same way you work out a plea deal in a court in other words. You answer questions, but never volunteer information, you dont have to explain a damn thing about your day, where you're going or coming from, your income, job, etc ... again ... in a polite way.

Then you have other wayz that cops will try to burn you, that you have to watch out for, here is an example where they tried to basically rob songwriter/ rapper "Boosie" the other day when he was touring, of a million dollars worth of jewelry (NOLA News) ... they pretended they didnt find any jewelry in the vehicle and that they gave the vehicle back to the rental agency, etc. The cops got made quick, after he went to the media and told his story, the cops admitted to actually having the jewelry and the vehicle they said they didnt a few dayz before. They just basically thought it would be a good grab and that this guy was just some guy with a bunch of jewelry, that "could" be stolen ... at least they'll say they "suspected" it stolen, if the IAD (Internal Affairs Division) or DA's (District Attorney) office looked further into it. They fucked with the wrong guy, Boosie was smart, knew he was wronged and challenged it, contacted his lawyers and took action. That's the whole point here ... exercise your rights, of course that is up to you ... but for myself, I try to utilize every damn right I have, it's just the American thing to do in my view, it's patriotic too in a sense. You may feel because of their authority and power, that you dont have the money or legal knowledge to challenge when you are robbed by law ... that is why you contact friends, agencies, lawyers/ legal groups, but, if you choose not to, that's your choice too. If the rights in the "Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act" (CAFRA) are still available for use as example, you use that, to where if you were wronged, the government has to pay your legal fees, or whatever else you can utilize. There are many wayz to challenge, even though it isnt easy and requires a little time and determination ... my choice has alwayz been to challenge and question ... that's what laws, rights and the constitution are there for. I strongly encourage doing this to many folks over the years in my own community, and try to inform folks of their options. Another thing is to talk about it and pressure politicians ... notice over the last 4 decades, whenever the people dont keep the pressure on, that's when they even take the abuse of the legislation to another level and escalate it ... give an inch, they'll take a mile in other words. Bringing this into social medias is importante to inform too ... you may have a low traffic blog like I do, or tweet a little with a few friends, Facebook or whatever ... but if you have a million folks covering these issues, it makes its way to others, even if it's just a few that you reach, meaning that millions more are informed. Some read links and videos I put below, some contacts/ info at the top of the posting as well.


Word Out ....





3 Reasons Trump is Wrong to Oppose Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform ... Thanx to Reason TV







***** HUFFINGTONPOST: "CIVIL ASSET FORFEITURE" ... (various newsread/ video pieces)





How Police Departments Use Civil Forfeiture to Collect Billions ... Thanx to VICE







***** FORTUNE: Police Use New ERAD Device to Strip Funds From Drivers' Debit Cards ... (newsread)




ERAD Devices Used By Cops To Seize Money From Bank Accounts- WARN YOUR VICTIMS ... Thanx to WARN YOUR VICTIMS






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***** PD/ RCJ: "LAST CALL TO ROB YA'LL" PART'S 4 THRU 1



***** PD/ RCJ: "CITATION VIOLATION NATION" PART'S 12 THRU 1 ... (a related series)



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Monday, April 10, 2017

SYRIAN BOMBING & REGIME CHANGE 2017: The "EXTREME IDEOLOGY" of Regime Change & Consequences with Tulsi Gabbard ... The "Intervention Intentions" Edition ... (TULSI GABBARD PT.2)- (ARAB WORLD TENSIONS PT.10)


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Tulsi Gabbard speaks out against the regime change war in Syria ... Thanx to Tulsi Gabbard




This posting will serve 2 series of this journal/ blog, "Arab World Tensions", and "Tulsi Gabbard". I wanted to make sure to have a series in here for Congresswoman Gabbard, because I been keeping up with her for awhile, and looking forward to her moving into higher leadership positions in the future for America, and even a possible presidential candidate ... in time ... I mean of course ... I would "hope" to see her evolve into such ... but that has to be her will and choice, and the support of the American people. I been following the Syrian situation for some time, and expecting this bombing the other day was coming as well, for a few years actually, and the intentions on heavy intervention, regime change, etc ... I mean, they been playing us for awhile through corporate media and politics, from the Obama administration to the Trump administration, to see our reaction ... but they're all in on this, as far as the so called establishment of both parties, just trying to figure out how to play it right, and save their positions. Tulsi has been very outspoken about this, and I agree with her on this and many other issues she takes on, so I wanted to have her explain some of her views in here concerning Syria, to have an alternative view/ approach ... Tulsi uses a little common sense as well, for a change from the usual establishment mouthpieces. Not even Wolf Blitzer of CNN below made any mistakes this time, like he did last year with Sen. Rand Paul (The Intercept), when he said these interventions, bombing campaigns and billion dollar arms sales to Saudis were good for creating American jobs and business. The news mainstream has been playing this bombing up, and the talk about saving the women, children and babies of Syria from evil, spreading democracy (their twisted version of democracy is global neoliberalism), humanitarian intentions and love by the U.S. and Saudis (and dont think for a minute that Saudis arent key players in this shit as well, in this entire region of the globe), the need for this regime change, and the rest of the usual nonsensical bargain basement trash talk that is alwayz peddled to us. A video and petition above, some newsread and videos below, then I wanted to add a few cents from my view on this, after below.




Dem Lawmaker who met with Assad blasts Trump ... Thanx to Fox News






***** THE TIMES OF INDIA/ WORLD: US liberal left and alt- right both oppose Syria intervention with Tulsi Gabbard taking the lead ... (newsread)




Lawmaker questions gas attack evidence ... Thanx to CNN





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***** PD/ RCJ: "ARAB WORLD TENSIONS" PART'S 9 THRU 1



***** PD/ RCJ: "Funding & Stupidity are NOT Compatible" PART'S 7 THRU 1 ... (a related series I figured to toss in here)



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As far as Tulsi's establishment democratic party colleagues that would like to see her ousted from the democratic party or whatever ... great! ... why dont ya'll do it, and get rid of other progressives that you dont like either in your party, and see how long your sorry asses last as a viable party, eh? I mean, as a voter, I would love to see you get rid of them, so they can form a real progressive party and exclude ya'll from it. In the meantime until you do something, perhaps you can just go back and do something constructive like spending time in your phone banks and luncheons, panhandling money for your campaigns from your wealthy constituents ... or do what you do best, as far as kissing the asses of your corporate and Saudi lobbyists, and do some more ass- sucking to the majority of republicans ... if you're lucky, you may get re- elected, eh? They been slowly on both sides, laying this on us for a few years now, and looking for reasons and a show, to have an all out attack on Syria, just like other invasions and occupations over the years ... they/ politicians know they are walking a fine line right now with the American people, as far as approval and much else. Or maybe since you have such humanitarian concerns in the Washington political establishment, you can get your own families and kidz to volunteer in Syria on land ... maybe the royal families of the Saudis can do likewise ... you know, share, love, save babies and women, etc. ... isnt that what this is all about? It's sickening enough having to hear some of these politicians relentlessly push for regime change here and there, to please their wealthy donors ... the only goddamn regime change we need is right here in Washington ... which has its own "extreme ideology" on how they handle situations abroad. There's NOT a more efficient and economically better way to deal with this? ... why dont I buy that?

Sadly, as a friend was telling me the other day ... these people, whether in Syria, Iraq, or anywhere else in this region, are the ones that get hit the hardest, whether it's terror attacks, existing regime attacks, outsiders intervention such as U.S., Saudis, Russians or whoever. It would be great to see the people of these countries get their hands on these parasites at the top, who inspire, fund, and influence these wars, and serve them justice, including Americans ... in the most horrific and inhumane manner possible. When I seen the news the other day at first of the chemical attacks on Syrians, I had questions, as far as the rescue methods, hazmat gear, equipment, protection, etc. At the same time, knowing the history of Assad, the U.S., Russia, ISIS, I have to question also, if this was a real attack, and if so, who was really behind it? Then when Trump ordered the sudden quick bombing, which he hinted a day before in a news conference, I expected that ... and expect it's to see the public reaction ... waiting to see if Americans will cheer or sneer, hoping for a cheerful American public support, so they can go full throttle, like they did in Iraq ... and play it as saving all these people from evil. Me personally, no, I dont support any of these over night decisions to bomb countries, especially when we are not attacked, and/ or without further review, and the proper channels of going through Congress either. Nor do I want to see us quickly jump into another half trillion or trillion dollar expenditure, so a bunch of multinational corporations and contractors can capitalize off it while milking us dry, and forcing even more misery and uncertainty on Syrians ... as we get shafted in America once again, because we cant even afford as it is, to use our taxes or borrowed money to pay for our own goddamn domestic needs, because of these bastards in Washington squandering our money.


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***** POST NOTE: I'm an independent politically, who happens to vote Democrat. However, due to the unique circumstances and issues we have currently (and more increasingly with neoliberalism, even on a global level) ... the United States is past due and in need of a strong peoples political movement and party. I believe, that if we had a real progressive party in America that stands firm, that it would in these times receive a mass amount of public support (and both these deadwood parties know that, deep down). I believe the voting power of the people hungry for REAL change, would give it a landslide victory over these 2 parties we have now. It would be exciting as well, to so many people in our country, that are just burned out, on the same political crap over and over, decade after decade ... it could and would, be a political shift of historic magnitude. We have not had the challenges that we have today as Americans, that I can recall, since the Great Depression era, and even in some wayz worse now, due to the unique circumstances now/ today.




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Friday, April 7, 2017

UNITED STATES NATIONAL HEALTH CARE ACT/ H.R.676/ 2017- 2018: Revisiting & The PUSH for Health Care Reform ... The "Enhanced Chance" Edition ... (HEALTH CARE REFORM: another "FORM" of "REFORM" PT.10)





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This posting will serve as Part 10 of the "Health Care Reform" series for this journal/ blog. It is to look at revisiting and taking another shot at health care reform, since this administration has failed with their nowhere rush plans to destroy ACA/ ObamaCare. This is a subject that I have talked to so many folks about over several years, and got so many opinions on this, from health care professionals, and a variety of Americans and some from other countries ... so I heard many views of this. I even had my daughter explain to me, how a couple friends of hers in England and Germany said those countries have a wait period for some medical needs, or to see "specialists", even familia of mine in Canada, have told me that some things are a wait, unlike here in America. Understand also, that these corporations are doing everything they can to destroy and dissolve national healthcare in those countries too ... again, neoliberalism. A doctor of mine told me that it would be difficult to do here in America, as far as national health care, because of the population ... also telling me, that many specialty doctors may decide to go to law school over medical school, if they cant make a decent living, etc. I have had folks tell me, that the insurance industry and many medical services providers, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies would be squeezed out of business, etc. So I have heard so much first hand from many folks, and I really appreciate their insight and opinions ... really. I understand it's NOT easy ... but change isnt easy for anyone, especially when business is so good for some ... but we have to try to figure out some way to make some balance, in a system ... that is great, yes, as far as how were taken care of ... but badly in need of reform, as far as costs and much else, which I wrote plenty about in this series already. My point here, is not to throw in the towel and give up, when we all know there is room alwayz for improvement. And there has to be a way that we can cover everyone in this country for the most needs, without tearing down all the insurance companies and related companies ... I never buy into folks talk, about nothing can be done ... I dont buy it, and know damn well if you try, you can do things.

I'm NOT complaining at all about the medical service and quality I or friends and familia have received that have decent insurance in this country ... it is really good. But like everything else, as we are alwayz told ... there has to be adjustments made to the financial/ costs end, and tighten the ship. I mean, were alwayz told about spending cuts needed and tightening our entitlements, public amenities, etc, etc ... we have to tighten ... means ya'll have to tighten too ... it's not a damn one way street. I'm not blaming this solely on one entity as many do, such as insurance companies ... I understand, because of how all these businesses are milking everyone, that even insurance companies get the shaft and ripped off too, therefore having to push up premiums ... and everyone providing services, is milking everything they can, from milking medicaid/ medicare to insurance companies and each other ... it's like an unregulated wild- wild west type of cost/ spending structure ... so DONT tell me that nothing can be done. These mega giant companies also, from big pharma to insurance ... need to get in shape and balanced too, and if they cant do it on their own ... someone needs to crack the whip and get this shit in line. Now I dont expect the majority of folks in the House of Representatives and Senate to suddenly awaken and jump all over this ... because they have their corporate lobbyists and sponsors to kiss up to ... but I expect for millions of people to start to wake up and pressure these folks, to get off their asses and do something. That is what this is about ... signing petitions, calling your representatives, etc ... apply the heat, eh? With all the experts and all the money and resources that we have ... you cant tell me that we cant come up with an improved type system, where everyone will at least have access to health care ... unlike now as well, where non- insured people have to cram our county hospital emergency rooms for basic needs, or putting more of it on community faith based organizations ... we need something that is nation- wide and supported by our government, and supported by our tax dollars. America needs this more than building a damn border wall, or building a larger nuclear arsenal of weapons ... it is already supported by a majority of Americans, and there is plenty of wayz to pay for it, and plenty of support from Americans for that end as well. Some links above, the Healthcare- Now link above, puts a straight plan on what to do to shape this, then some video below.


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Bernie Sanders & Progressives Use Trump's Healthcare Failure to Push Single- Payer ... Thanx to The Humanist Report





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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

4-DAY WORK WEEK: How a REST to The STRESS can Improve for The BEST ... with LEISURE & BUSINESS Balance ... The "ULTIMATE AMERICAN SIN" Edition ... (AMERICAN JOBS PT.8)


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US workers debate long working hours ... Thanx to Al Jazeera English



This posting will be Part 8 of the "American Jobs" series of this journal/ blog ... and the video above is a reality worth more atencion. The posting is about an old idea, and giving it new thought, as far as working lesser hours, or a 4- day work week ... and having more leisure time for folks, which can have some healthy benefits for not just those in the workforce, but even for business. What inspired the posting in part, as well as part of the posting title, was an article I was reading by Chris Weller in Business Insider ... I also wanted to add some read linked below from G.E. Miller's piece in 20SomethingFinance. This also applies to so many so called free market countries of today more than ever, because of the work culture and mindset that has been largely influenced by America to spread and expand globally even more, with this new push of neoliberalism ... and the rest of our work, buy, consume and die, stress filled hot rush lifestyles and thinking. After the pieces from Weller and Miller, I will add some views of my own below.





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Chris Weller                                                       G.E. Miller







***** BUSINESS INSIDER/ CHRIS WELLER: Why we should have a 4- day work week ... (newsread)






***** 20SOMETHINGFINANCE/ G.E.MILLER: The U.S. is the Most Overworked Nation in the World ... (newsread)






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***** PD/ RCJ: "AMERICAN JOBS" PART'S 7 THRU 1



***** PD/ RCJ: "NO VACATION NATION?"  **** a related posting


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This is another posting and food for thought, that is considered by many today as radical thinking, impractical, it cant work, etc, in our prepaid programming and race to keep up with the Joneses ... thinking and questioning like this, is a sort of ultimate American sin in our pop- culture programming. Work and leisure are way out of balance, and you cant maintain stability and real progress for long without balance in anything. Between the high pressured commercialization of obtaining wealth, buying and working more, more and more, to corporate controlled political mouthpieces feeding us lies and doom/ gloom stories, pressure and competition, to unregulated neoliberal capitalism on steroids ... it is healthy mentally and physically to slow down a minute, and not drive ourselves crazy over the talk from a bunch of worthless parasites and overpaid hustlers peddling this nonsense to us. I mean, if any of the recent figures just over the last years since the 08 recession tells us anything about most of the new wealth in this new stage going to the top of the chain, and were working harder and more for lesser pay than ever, with not much trickling down, something isnt working right, eh? ... even the design in balanced capitalism shouldnt work and have results like that, nor should it create more poverty. It's remarkable how many even believe that poverty is part of healthy capitalism, and necessary for capitalism to survive, and that just driving wages into the dirt is healthy as well for capitalism ... I mean, the only folks telling us this, are either those at the top that control and rathole most wealth, or those at the bottom who are so culturally and politically uninformed or brainwashed to believe and spread such nonsense. The positive we have going, is that so many people are analyzing and researching what we have created as far as work/ employment and business, and coming up with alternative ideas ... along with so much inde and social media to get people to think and communicate for a moment out of the boxes they been assigned to. This is also why I think things like universal basic income are inportante to consider, and YES ... I think it can be beneficial not just for society, but even for business.

If you look around in your communities you see the stress factor more than ever, the job pinching, austerity, bankruptcies, credit problems, etc ... and it just been getting deeper and deeper, regardless of the bullshit you are fed about how great things are or will be on the path we currently are on. Some companies are starting to realize that happier employees lead to better productivity as well ... and that driving workers to stress and burn- out has a negative effect too. Back in the 1980's I done some contract work for a small company that had a 3- day work week, 3- 12 hour dayz ... the employees loved it, the owner loved it also, because they didnt have to pay out any overtime ... I was offered a job there, but declined, because I was already a foreman full time at a place I was with for 4 years, and had good benefits and profit sharing ... but I told them I'll work contract when they need help, just call me. The only thing better now through all of this, is that you have more gadgets and things to buy, most of which are obsolete in no time, and of not much actual value ... and much that will just fill landfills/ garbage dumps ... anything of real value that doesnt depreciate much, such as land/ real estate, metals, minerals, etc ... those at the top hoard. And today they are even buying out our governments, public amenities and ratholing our taxes ... so the idea that embracing this economics idea we have now, and working till we are blue in the face and dropping dead to get ahead, isnt going to do 99% of the populations a damn bit of good, besides buying and paying out more than they need. We are in a new era, the economics of past are not going to survive forever, eventually the jobs are not going to be there no matter how much you bust ass and compete for them. So, we are going to have to re- evaluate everything we been doing, because if we dont have enough time for leisure now ... in the future we will have to adjust and take time off, because there will be no need for jobs like today. Lesser work weeks are a healthy start to prepare as well for that future, so that people change that mindset and routine gradually of having to work till you drop, and having to keep up with the Joneses, with the new global alliance whether corporate or public, of how we work, trade, produce and do business.


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Otep- "Smash The Control Machine" (OFFICIAL VIDEO) ... Thanx to Dr. Otep Shamaya, Esquire **** a closing video here I wanted to add with the perfect lyrics for this posting and the current neoliberal pop- culture as well ... from the bold, brilliant and beautiful Otep Shamaya ... this will also be added to the "RCJ Music/ Arts Honour Roll Society".




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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

ANTHROPOGENIC CLIMATE CHANGE REPORT 2017: The NEW WAVE of Jet Stream Waves & The Resource Recourse Race ... The "Commodities 2 Commode" Edition ... (GLOBAL WAR'N'ING PT.47)


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This posting will be Part 47 of the "Global War'n'ing" series of this journal/ blog, with a recent report on a new problem we are facing with this "global warming", which has been sugar- coated to call it "climate change" today. Now though, the jet steam wave is out of whack, which been talked about for years, but this report is another scientific confirmation you can say, to give proof. This is one of the longest series I have in this journal, and probably for some, would be extremely boring, unless you keep up with this, I mean, it's not as popular as Trump tweets, Hollywood scandals, or pop celebrity pregnancies and love affairs, eh? ... it isnt the most viewed in the news or YouTube. Folks are also desensitized or even complacent today ... because how much this has become a "normal", catastrophic weather is just a way of life, eh? ... just as much as political corruption, austerity, monthly wars, privatization, neoliberalism etc, etc. But, I continue to do these postings on this, because I feel that it's one of the most critical issues we face as a species, if not now, to come, because believe me ... this is something that we dont have much control over and experience with ... so it will be a challenge. As far as the big multinational corporations or the top wealth investors caring much about this whether they believe or admit it is happening or not ... I dont think that they really care a bit, until it hits their pocketbook, and only then, they will find a way to make the populations pay for it, instead of themselves. And too many now, because of our progress in science and technologies, feel more invincible these dayz, eh? ... I mean, who cares about heat waves when we have air conditioners?, who cares about crops, when you can engineer and manufacture them?, who cares about oil/ chemical spill disasters or whatever, when you have new clean up methods, and insurance companies and tax revenues to pay for any screw- ups? ... I could go on and on. Most of the wealth dont even live in harms way, so it's no skin off their ass, just cutting into profits at most ... and NO ... I dont believe for a minute, that these energy tycoons dont believe that we are not causing this, at least amplifying it severely, these people are NOT dumb, they purposely ignore this for the money end is all. Some just dont want to think of it, or even feel they are responsible, until it hits them in some way, some feel depressed, so shut it out of their mind, etc ... I dont follow or write this to depress folks or feel depressed myself ... I feel there can never be enough AWARENESS of this in media and action to make improvements.

I been talking about the future of green renewable energies since the start of this journal, because I see this as a big business of the future ... yet others will tell you no, the big business and job creation is in clean (dirty) coal, natural gas, oil, etc ... so folks like myself are looked at as folks with impractical ideas, because of the expense, etc. The fact is, at first, I see green energies as maybe a little more expensive, but in the long haul, the price coming down and down gradually, like with any new product. I seen a news clip of President Trump the other day, talking about pushing through the latest pipelines for Canadian oil to go to the Texas coast for refining ... saying it will create thousands of permanent jobs, make America energy independent and the usual talk. Nonsense, it wont create thousands of jobs looking at it, or permanent jobs ... in fact, pipelines decrease jobs, saves billions on transport costs for one, and if anything, just boosts profits ONLY for your largest investors. Maybe a few hundred jobs at tops, and only temporarily at that. And much is shipped offshore anywayz, were still not going to be independent, producing energy for our needs without depending on imports, it's nonsense, look at how much USA imports (Forbes/ Energy), look at how the market worx, and look how fast thousands get laid off when the prices drop per barrel, and the market gets saturated. And believe me ... if thinking about green energies as big business sounds impractical or nutty ... you sure as Hell wouldnt have Wall Street giants like Goldman Sachs investing $150 billion into them (Fortune/ Tech), or major countries of the world going to renewables (CleanTechnica) ... so save that political bullshit talk for the campaign trail. As I pointed out in the start of this series, they just let everyone else do the legwork, then, and only then, when it gets to show it's worth, the big giants buy them out to semi- monopolize the industries ... governments and folks like Goldman Sachs, sure as Hell are not going to invest so much in something that is considered impractical, or not a money maker ... they invest for the return.

Below I included links and video, Dr.Michael Mann, who worked on the report, explains this jet stream problem in terms that is easier to understand for the average person in the first video with The Real News Network. Also towards the end of the video, Dr.Mann points out how critically bad President Trump's proposed cuts are to things like NASA, or EPA or whoever for "business", which is very importante to note, for those who DEPEND on science and related in the investments communities, just as much as cutting info to shareholders in the stock market, to use for investment assessments and strategies ... that is NOT very pro- business Mr.President, eh? I also added a newsread from Science Daily, which has the report linked in to the bottom also of their piece, but added the report myself below that on this posting. The report made me to have to read it slow and carefully, even having to look up certain words and terms, because I'm not that scientifically literate, so it was a little challenge for me to understand at first, but once you get into it, it becomes clearer and worth the read for sure. Below that, at the bottom of the posting, I added a couple short bonus videos, to show what is happening in Greenland ... as I pointed out years back in the start of this journal/ series ... how these large energy giants and mining corporations cant wait for the ice regions of the globe to melt, many want all the ice to melt in fact. Again, the reason is because they are ready to dig up and drill any damn resource they can get their hands on, that there is a big global demand for. We are in a race to get all we can, and countries like Greenland, and others around the globe are looking to improve their economy, to keep up with the rat race ... the whole reason the oligarchs drive austerity and to keep the struggle strong ... so you have to depend on them, their systems and wealth, as our saviours for their recourse. I'm sure Greenland's Minister of Finance, Maliina Abelsen, has good intentions, by letting in these folks to grab commodities ... but I'm not sure if she realizes what a slippery slope this new industrialization can lead to, how powerful it is ... and how you can turn a beautiful country quickly into a commode (toilet) if not careful.


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Study Links Extreme Weather Events to Climate Change ... Thanx to TheRealNews









***** SCIENCE DAILY: Extreme weather events linked to climate change impact on the jet stream ... (newsread)




***** NATURE.COM/ SCIENTIFIC REPORTS: Influence of Anthropogenic Climate Change on Planetary Wave Resonance and Extreme Weather Events ... (scientific report read)





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Green Tech Future: Environmental Atlas of Europe ... Thanx to European Environment Agency





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Monday, March 20, 2017

NEOLIBERALISM CRISIS 2017/ MONBIOT & KLEIN: When DEMOCRACY is Reduced to FAILURE ... Political/ Economic Radicalization & EXTREME Ideology ... The "Zombie Doctrine" Edition ... (CORPORATCOMMUNAZICA PT.14)- (NAOMI KLEIN PT.2)- (HOW TO PRIVATIZE AMERICA PT.13)


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George Monbiot                          Naomi Klein




This posting will serve "Corporatcommunazica", "Naomi Klein" and the "How To Privatize America" series of this journal/ blog. The title of the posting was mostly inspired by George Monbiot, and the posting content by him and Naomi Klein. Although I talk about neoliberalism (wikipedia) much throughout this journal, I didnt have a posting strictly for it, and so many folks that I've talked to one on one over the last several years, are confused at times as to what the word neoliberalism actually means? ... and it's been defined, interpreted and repackaged differently over the last century. And in all fairness to markets, there can be positives from this design as far as market, I see/ seen even capitalism as a mechanism to reduce poverty for instance, but it shouldnt extremely multiply poverty, and it's way out of balance with only a handful of too big to fail entities controlling it ALL, which can make it a market disease with no freedom, eh? This disease is being spread globally, not just the Americas or European countries, by the same invisible powers of wealth that design and peddle this trash. Some were led to believe it's the "new thing", globalization to create free market, spread democracy, free us from bureaucratic central planning (Zero Hedge/ arguement), the answer to solve world economic, social and political problems, create wealth to trickle down ... I even listened to economic professors on the tele, promoting and marketing this garbage and sugar coating it ... to politicians painting it as the way to go (both, left and right). I myself never studied economics or have a background in this, or have much formal education, so I'm still learning, but I look around and just put 2+2 together, eh? ... I grew up a street kid of working class around hustlers. But, I can usually most of the time, see when I/ we are getting screwed on a deal and a hustle, so that's why I focus much on this ... because were getting SCREWED big time. I was searching for some folks to explain this, and thought that George Monbiot and Naomi Klein sum this garbage up well ... so a 2016 piece from George below, and a 2012 video from Naomi. After at the bottom, I will add a few paragraphs of my own.









***** THE GUARDIAN/ George Monbiot: Neoliberalism- the ideology at the root of all our problems .... (newsread)







Naomi Klein on Global Neoliberalism ... Thanx to Big Think




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I dont sugar coat this, or try to make excuses for politicians who try to peddle this trash or radical extreme ideology through fear cards off to us ... I dont care if they're with the party I vote for. All the political leaders they help get in office these dayz, may feel some obligation, and think that this is the future whether we like it or not. I dont have any obligation to any of them, and neither should the majority of people. Our economies, public services, safety nets are not failing, they're being destroyed and replaced by an oligarchy ... a transfer of ownership, from the public to them, and the public/ private partnership sales pitch is more bullshit, they dont want the public to own a bloody damn thing. And these people are more of an enemy to progress than worrying about some foreign country invading us ... we are being robbed blind. I started pointing this out to folks and in this journal, because of seeing how our money is being milked from our governments and public institutions, a steady decline and deterioration of what we built, America footing the costs of most in money and lives for their gain only, and looking at our past record of intervention, regime change, and occupations of various countries in the name of freedom or spreading democracy. For those who praise this and look at it as free market, true democracy or sugar coat it ... fine ... love it, embrace it, suck up to it, and marry it for all I care ... dont think the majority will. I like to call this trash corporatcommunazica ... a word I made, to combine corporatization, communism, nazism and America ... that's all I view it as. I credit much of this to American and European corporations and finance, as far as creating this ideology, maybe the first intentions were positive, but it hasnt ended up as nothing but a negative for "most", and will get worse before better with no regulatory control ... like an out of control gambling addict losing all their money, or a dope fiend overdosing. I'm also opposed to this move, trying to make USA the ultimate empire, controlled by oligarchs that simply do this to rape the globe for their gain only. I actually support capitalism, but also feel that a little socialism mixed in is good for social and economic reasons, plus, you dont have to waste millions hiring politicians to lie for you, and millions on propaganda through media. Frankly, although we need a leadership structure, we sure dont need a bunch of thieves to lead and plan our future ... we can do fine without it, or need them to rathole all our money and resources, replace the people's voice/ government, constitution, or tell us how to live ... we can manage without you.

The most hypocritical part of this trash, is those that promote this, say it's about free market, and the idea of this laissez- faire economics of letting the markets take their course, the opposition to socialism, opposition to government, taxation, etc, etc ... they dont want any revenue like taxes going to any government unless it exits a backdoor to them. There is hardly a thing "free" about the market anymore, a guy I know Steve, a mid 30's libertarian that does well for himself, who also opposes this crap, recently told me, that the only free market is the black market these dayz, Steve has a point. Letting the markets take their course? ... I agree, we should, which includes not bailing these bastards out when they fail, not letting them get so large, to where they take everyone else down when they fail, and making them pay for their mistakes when they damage our environment, societies and economies, holding them accountable, and even imprisoning them when needed ... not increasing their tax write offs and subsidies, you failed, which means you lack what it takes ... so you're worthless to manage our money, choices, destiny, or whatever else. Everyone I talked to over several years, from professionals, small business folks and entrepreneurs, locals politically involved of the left and right, to working classes and labourers, have a problem with this new system. Even my son- in- law, who is a corporate man, representing an American corporation promoting and setting up new business in Latin- American countries, has told me of the problems with this in countries like Chile, Brazil, Mexico, Ecuador and Colombia. Instead of eliminating extreme poverty, you are expanding it. These too big to fail power houses, dont even allow markets to take their course ... and we have to bail them all out, let them write all the legislation from rights, to our properties powers, laws, and what we buy and trade from who ... they want to control and regulate all of that, with no regulations for themselves. Their opposition to socialism, another snowjob, they want socialism 110% for their corporations and financial institutions, in fact, they are the biggest, laziest, gluttons of corporate welfare and social safety nets ... my question is simply ... why in Hell should we pay your way?, you're already swimming in wealth you didnt even earn, pay your own shit, and not with our tax revenues. What do you contribute to society, that we cant do ourselves? ... not a damn thing ... because we are the ones that make this all work, all they do is pocket our profit and gains. They dont support any kind of government or democracy unless it's powerless and owned by them ... nor do they care about your opinions, even in their mega corporate consumer surveys ... why in Hell should we care about them and their opinions? ... they are the epitome of communism, oppression and anti- capitalism or free market.

For people supporting this ideology that want progress for humanity, the environment, decent opportunity and standards of living, real freedom and free/ fair trade, rights/ voice, or any future of worth to our children ... it's stupid to support. The top 1/10th of 1% wants the other 9/10ths of 1% to control over in the future only, when they replace workers with robotics, and have no need any more for consumers or producers ... after they ratholed all our wealth, resources and innovations, and put the final touch on their future empires they built with it. Then, they will even destroy any free market, competition, or even corporate/ financial mega giants of past amongst themselves, that they dont need. And destroy us, whether it's through denying healthcare through privatization, or starving people to death, to creating environmental hazards, intentionally or unintentionally that kill people and ecosystems, after they dont need you anymore, they want you to die, to make the world only populated by them and who they need, which is also a drastic population reduction combined. You may think that some of these folks (not all) would not kill millions either way ... but ask yourself, why not? ... what would be their reason? ... do you think they are humanitarians?, or have any regard for anyone outside their circles? ... what does history tell you when it comes to certain powers killing millions of people? There is no reason why you should not look at these powers of unearned wealth as your enemy, and equally hope for them to die or self destruct, in whatever way necessary to eliminate them ... dont have any humanitarian feelings for those who would even indirectly have you killed, plus, it's not natural or rational thinking. All this is more reason also, not to dissolve regulation, bureaucracy, taxation, and representation ... but to reform and strengthen it ... when you lose all that, you lose your voices, natural rights, freedom of will, competitive business and safeguards, and anything worth living for. We need to look to alternative ideas such as universal basic income even, or other ideas, deal with population or nourishment problems in other wayz, to reconstructing economics to fit for our 21st century needs without their interference ... and if they dont want to play ball or negotiate ... attack and abandon their systems, their ideas, and let their institutions and empires dissolve and die ... the same way they would let you and yours dissolve and die. For those who say that nothing can be done ... I'm confident and optimistic, that the resistance from the majority can be strong and powerful ... once you discovered and tasted any level of liberty, you are not likely to accept losing it without a fight.


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Friday, March 17, 2017

DRAFT BERNIE FOR A PEOPLE'S PARTY/ NICK BRANA: Creating CHANGE on a Different RANGE ... The "Independent Alternative" Edition ... (From The FOXHOLE with Bernie PT.35)- (PUBLIC PATRIOTS PT.49)- (THE AWAKENING PT.48)




Bernie and Jane: "The action will be in a third party" ... Thanx to Unofficial Draft Bernie Sanders To People's Party

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**** draftbernie.org (home and petition)



This posting will be for 3 series of this journal/ blog, "From The Foxhole with Bernie", "Public Patriots" & "The Awakening". It will focus on another new movement to start a new party, that represents the people in America. Nick Brana started up this party, he was with Bernie's campaign, as national public outreach coordinator, lobbying superdelegates for Bernie in the last election, and formerly part of Bernie's "Our Revolution" movement, which Nick resigned from. Nick wants Bernie to come in to start a new people's party. But before I have any input/ word on this, I linked an interview with Nick from The Real News Network and Paul Jay below, to explain what is going on and the reason, which Nick summed it up perfectly. I like Nick's vision and enthusiasm, see leadership qualities, and appreciate what him and so many others are doing, not for my sake, but for the next generation, and motivating our kids and grandkids to get involved in the political process and resist with new strength and vision, instead of this tired and dull prerecorded repetitious deadbeat show we have currently. And Thanx to The Real News Network for video as well as transcript ... also TRNN is funded by public/ viewers, independent, receives no government or corporate money, a news network worthy of peoples support, and one that covers what many cannot. And dont let folks, tell you it cant be done ... or you'll never get a thing done. At least, it is worth the time, to hear Nick out, and visit their website linked below his photo above. After, I will add some of my views on this.






***** THE REAL NEWS NETWORK: Campaign Calls on Bernie Sanders to Lead a New Party ... (video and transcript/ read)






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I myself focus much on these movements throughout these series and journal/ blog, strictly because like many others, been expecting and looking for a surge in peoples movements to splinter and start forming. At first, I was excited about Occupy Wall Street for example, they, like many other progressives, Tea Party folks of the right and such ... are dismissed by the 2 parties as extremists, nutz, radicals, or nuisances that are poor, or stay in their parents basement, because they speak out of order, and are a voice for millions, that the 2 parties rather ignore. In 2017, even the anger against the establishment within the republican party, is what helped Trump, many of which may be surprised, that Trump may not be what they were expecting though. Now as far as independents and progressives, you are seeing several new movements, even people that were right leaning, which I even talked to some here in Texas, that liked Bernie on many issues, and listening more to progressive ideas. Progressive folks came far since the Occupy Wall Street start in 2011, which was a sort of political enlightenment booster in my view, and have become more sophisticated and organized, which I been looking forward to for some time now. You have this movement to draft Bernie for a new people's party, you have Justice Democrats, Brand New Congress, a Liberal Tea Party in the worx, Our Revolution inside the Democratic Party, and others, making much progress across America too. So the people in USA are off to a great start, they are working their asses off, and utilizing ALL the tools available, from rights/ laws to networking/ media ... which is great news. This also inspires others globally that are witnessing the same with this neoliberalism on steroids of today. This is simply to get the majority of people in this nation to be heard and have a sayso in their future, which has been increasingly ignored by our mainstream politics. And even many of those establishment politicians didnt expect this to grow like it did ... and WILL continue to, many thought it would just fizzle out, and they could keep on neglecting the oath they took of their obligation to the people, play them off as nutcases in public, etc ... so it's a rude awakening for many establishment politicians ... the reason many didnt see this coming, is because how out of touch they are with the people of this country, and basically have no contact with anyone out of their circles, except when campaigning, and that's even all staged. Supporting these groups is positive, because you have nothing to lose, that we are not losing already on a daily to yearly basis ... just look where we are at today, from over the last 30 years.

Some folks are upset with Bernie because he keeps at it in the democratic party, they feel like it's a waste of time, and he should have walked after the election ... but understand, he has long roots and friendships for years with many in that party, he worked with those folks for years, so there is some bond, which is understandable. His thing is trying to push the party towards being more progressive ... yet many in the party, dislike progressives more than republicans (from Nick's own experience also), and you can clearly see this in their actions ... and right now, that is the only strong force to challenge Trump and the republicans. I dont see the democrats though doing anything significantly progressive, besides challenging Trump/ GOP, basically politics as usual ... and moves like this, is really seen as negative by your base, especially coming off a loss so soon. I mean, there is nothing that would make me think that they will change, or expect change ... their actions have been clear as day ... if there was, I would have "reason" to believe they will change, and would say so ... maybe they will change, but I see no evidence or action of it yet. If Bernie cuts out and hooks up with the new party, I dont think it would hurt, I mean ... he will still be what he has been for years, as far as being an independent Senator from Vermont, but, if Bernie doesnt, I still support him for all he has done. Nick sayz that according to gallup polls, that 14 million democrats left the party ... I dont buy that though, or have too much faith in these polls, after all, I thought from polls and media, that democrats would win by a significant margin last november. But what I do think, is that if Bernie did join, it would really pull in a significant amount of people to it, in the millions, and be much more significant and diversified than the Green Party ... which is a plus, because it would force some democrats to have to at least be competitive, or lose more. What I do know, just from what I see online, as well as so many folks locally here in Texas that I have asked their opinions ... is that many folks are really sick of what they see, on both sides, and have lost alot of love and hope ... and see no vision out of these 2 parties ... because they frankly have no vision. There are many millions of people out there that need something to embrace as far as politics, call them independents, or whatever label you want, but they're hungry. Folks like Nick, at least have some vision, other than politics as usual ... and even if Bernie doesnt want to jump onboard, there are others who may in Washington ... I mean, why not call in someone like Tulsi Gabbard, when I look at Tulsi, I see a winner too, or several others, work local grassroots, and try to even consolidate and unite, 2 or 3 movements, there are many things and strategies that can be done. Nick was looking at it as being different, than say the Green Party or Libertarians, because you could start with a base in the millions, and Bernie would certainly invigorate so many, trust me.


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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

TEXAS WANKER BILL- HB4260: "JUNK SPUNK LAWS ... No SEED Left BEHIND" - - BOYZ!! ... Put That Puppy Back In Yo Pants & Zip It Up!! ... The "Financial Castration" Edition ... (SEXPLOITATION NATION PT.34)- (CITATION VIOLATION NATION PT.12)- (AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM PT.7)




Hitler is Informed a Pro- Choice Lawmaker in Texas Wants To Fine Men For Masturbating ... Thanx to Disco Saturn Loves To Do Subtitled Comedies and Other Things 24/7



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**** http://www.jessicafarrar.org/




Well ... Texas politicians of the left and right are at it again! There has been so many attacks by republicans here recently on women's rights, as far as what they do with their bodies and lives, so as retaliation, Texas State Representative Jessica Farrar (D) of Houston, decided to present a bill to hold men equally accountable for their sins, as a sort of satire and sarcasm! ... the republicans though were the main instigators in this. This bill is to fine men for masturbating, counseling for the guyz, saving their seed/ semen, etc. And these people are actually doing this, as you can read below, I'm not making this up ... just like the popular bathroom bills. I mean, these people are actually grown adults, educated in colleges/ universities, receive decent salaries and benefits, believe they're role models to set standards for others around the globe, etc, etc. And they actually worry about things like, what women decide for themselves and their bodies, styles of clothes women, men and kids wear, who is using a bathroom, folks masturbating, and folks sex lives. Now you see why these oligarchs/ wealthy, corporations/ banks, take advantage of us ... because of how stupid and sensitive we are on certain issues ... and worry about pointless shit. In the meantime, while we are busting each others chops over some of these things, they're robbing us blind of everything {:-) This could also open up new doors for big business here in the Lone Star State ... between having funeral and burial services for aborted fetuses ... to issuing fines/ citations to good ole boyz wanking on that home on the range, where a little more than just "deer and antelope play", collecting fines/ fees, court ordering counseling and doctor visits/ examinations, in a state with 29 million people, heh, heh, heh, heh, heh {:-) I dont know what else to make of this ... but some newsread below.


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***** THE TEXAS TRIBUNE: With proposal to penalize men for masturbating, legislator aims to shake up health debate ... (newsread)







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***** PD/ RCJ" "SEXPLOITATION NATION" PART'S 33 THRU 1



***** PD/ RCJ: "CITATION VIOLATION NATION" PART'S 11 THRU 1



***** "AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM" PART'S 6 THRU 1



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***** RANCH CHIMP JOURNAL "WELCOME" POST


***** RCJ MUSIC/ ART'S HONOUR ROLL SOCIETY (my hand- selected music/ arts picks)


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