When YOUR party engages in hypocrisy then YOU (as a party member) must ignore it or support it. It’s only bad until your party does it, then it’s “Just politics”, it’s ok because “It’s for the greater good”, or my favorite “It’s no big deal” (now not then).  I’m not going to waste my time […]

The Parties: Democrats: No More War  — But they keep dropping bombs on people Equality — But they create policies to put more minorities in jail Health Care — But only if you can afford it Free Education — But not modern and not job-centric Protect Workers — But replace them all with robots Antitrust […]

“Since I entered politics, I have chiefly had men’s views confided to me privately. Some of the biggest men in the United States, in the field of commerce and manufacture, are afraid of something. They know that there is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive, that […]

I wanted to share my personal favorite political pictures.

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When you watch major news outlets or even local stations, you are most likely still watching the same news source.

What is being presented to you is an illusion of choice.

You are not aware of the illusion because you can only watch one channel at a time. These, “Information Products”, like “Newsource”, “Edge”, or “NNS”, are identified as affiliates of the major news networks. Chances are, one or more of your local TV stations are affiliates of a major network.

Where this becomes a major issue: 

There are only a handful of high-level news networks and at those networks, there are only a handful of editors who decide what stories to run and what to say. What we, in fact, have is a small number of people who are responsible for nearly all of the news content we see on Earth. If you don’t know why this is a terrible idea then think about the damage a person can do with this level of power. They would be able to start wars, increase hate, and manipulate the flow of money. In fact, it would look a lot like the world you are living in now!

They would all say the same thing:

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This short speech may change your silence to a shout.

I thought it would be fun to create a political poem with some structure.  I don’t support any party so the poem isn’t designed to push anyone in a given direction, I was generally inspired by headlines for each reference.

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