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The choices on my ballot today are between....

Public servants......


Corporate servants......
Posted by KY_EnviroGuy | Tue Nov 6, 2018, 07:19 AM (3 replies)

Most are money-driven in my experience and....

are prone to be somewhat selfish, self-centered, authoritarian, and tribal in nature. There never seems to enough money and power to satisfy many of them, and it's contagious.

Some of those characteristics didn't shine until I knew them for a while and the extroverts among them can be a pain in the ass.

One of the most predominant characteristics researchers found among right-leaning citizenry was the deeply ingrained need for a rigid authoritarian power structure in their lives from bottom to the top.....from parents to clergy to company officers to politicians, and finally to a god-figure.

I believe psychologist have confirmed most of that in studies........
Posted by KY_EnviroGuy | Sat Nov 3, 2018, 11:51 PM (1 replies)

I feel we need a concerted multi-pronged attack until 2020....and beyond.

1. Republican lies must be called out and in simple terms. They have lied to us for decades and that corruption is destroying the moral fiber of America. Let's do this:

TV spot in big bold black and white letters: TRUMP LIED TO YOU.
Then, in simple terms explain the lie and its implications.

If we can afford it, do the same for state and federal legislators.

2. State our policy positions in simple straight-forward terms in TV and newspaper ads and billboards across the nation, and perhaps on social media.

Republicans have used this approach for a long time, except they use dozens of pathways to spread their dogma, from the NRA and churches, to underground far right-wing extremist web sites, to having their own cable channel and hundreds of talk radio outlets.

Surely we can design an effective media means to begin the reversing of decades of right-wing brainwashing.

This must be a continuous, well-executed, concerted effort until the nation is turned around, not just near election time.

Posted by KY_EnviroGuy | Fri Nov 2, 2018, 05:17 AM (0 replies)

An inspirational comment from...

Ramona Holloway @RamonaHolloway
Co-host of the Matt and Ramona Show on 107.9 the Link, WLNK. TV Commentator, Speaker and author of Jesus Take the Fork
Charlotte, NC

I though rather than posting something snarky about this event, it might be better to find something positive. While searching NC sources for more about Ms. Westwood, I ran across this beautiful message:

Hope everyone can see the Twitter video. I couldn't find it on YouTube as a second source.

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Posted by KY_EnviroGuy | Fri Nov 2, 2018, 03:29 AM (0 replies)
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