What Do We Do Now? A Rhetorical Question Deserving a Supreme Answer – OpEdNews.com Headline – Best of TREMR

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We must defend ourselves from ourselves from three interconnected fronts:

  • Systemic racism has met its global match, because of a wolf in sheep’s clothing murderously took a knee
  • As with Hoover to FDR, Reagan to Clinton and GW Bush to Obama, America again needs a Democratic president to rescue our economy from Republican ashes
  • America is in first place in global pandemic cases – whose medical response has largely been ignored by a president drowning in his ineptitude and apathy

Nonetheless our 45th vows to pressure Governors to reopen schools; Pence adding, we don’t want CDC guidance to be the reason schools don’t open. 

Trump’s envy of North Korea, China, Brazil and Russian despots begs the question:  what’s Trump’s end plan for America, if not the end of America?

What is the logical conclusion from, good people on both sides, caging brown children and condoning Blue on Black murder while condemning a Constitutionally guaranteed free press, scientific expertise and the removal of the very symbols that inspire such inhumanity – all while Conservatives in the Senate and in America’s global economy remain silent for anything they say can be used against them in a court of law.

How does Trump get away with such blatant anti-American behavior?  Answer:  it’s not just Trump resenting and resisting the exceptional potential of an American democracy.  So, who has the most to gain from puppeteering an uncouth heathen profaning thought like a fifth-grade gutter mouth, for notoriety?

What does Trump’s shocking rise to the American presidency remind us of:  aging old money aristocrats trying to survive post Kaiser Wilhelm II, by controlling an ambitious wannabe?

So, if not in 2020, when will we, put away childish things:  Co-puppets Bill Barr and Mitch McConnell, Robber Barons Sheldon Adelson, Charles Koch and Robert Mercer, Money Changers at Deutsche Bank financing debauchery of Jeffrey Epstein and friends – he, believed tearfully retired to the underbelly of oblivion: Citizens United Karl Rove – now offering Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, twenty million dollars?

What if the increase in Trump’s outrageous projecting, it’s not fair Tweets, prove both phycological collapse and spoon fed pablum from Conservative media, anti-Land of the Free rallies and dirty money emissaries like Kellyanne Conway and Steve Bannon – thinking us too stupid to, follow the money.

Remember when all we had to fear were lies denying our children and grandchildren would die from a mortally wounded planet, murdered by human induced Global Warming, increasingly changing our climate into a mauled entangled clump of dust-laden toxic air, choking on the slothful arsonists’ campfire and cigarette burning debris, left behind without enough polluted water with which to drown our gluttony for self-destructive idolatry:  worshiping a pied piper thinking himself, the Lone Ranger?

Does it make us miss, The only thing we have to fear is fear itself?

Then fear this:  being tricked into believing the plagues of 2020 will, just disappear, like a puff of smoke from a peace pipe negotiation signaling the end of Red Cloud’s war, magically evaporating our historic desecration of original Americans and raiding current tax dollars – to prove prowess of mask free males like Daniel Snyder, Trump and the DAPL Energy Transfer Partners, whose disregard of what’s sacred reveals internalized masks hiding villainous missions of the real puppeteers.

No matter the history or Futures’ past projections, politics or beachcombing, gender or benders, banquets or food deserts. race or racists, bar hoppers or governors – all living within The Republican Bond in Slop: The Wild Boar Nation are dwelling in a medically, economically and politically New Normal – vulnerable to Conservative Caucasian male Republicans more dangerous than Trump’s collaborator, Vladimir Putin.

America’s leadership is riddled with traitors to, Duty, Honor, Country – Conservatives plotting to subjugate voters, elections, willingly sacrificing unprotected by mandate constituents to COVID-19.

One-by-one, every day, separated and alone, thousands continue to fall because of Corporatism’s human greed, Republican political expediency and a desperate White House misfit.

Still wounded by our sixties’ assassinations, we’ve remained increasingly vulnerable to attacks, especially since 20 January 2001 – but only 9/11 and Russian hackers have been foreign invasions.

Our dishonest, morally bankrupt president bullying Whistleblowers, intimidating school districts, attempting to demoralize the very foundations of American democracy and the unrestrained extremes of COVID-19 magnifying our strengths and weaknesses, are domestic threats, aided and abetted by our, elected.

Clearly, the creators of The Great Recession, forever oil wars and Trump’s bigots have created an America divided against itself:  one, a violent tribe fearful of real democracy, an emancipated diverse America vs. a camp of seers peering through the rainbow’s prism.

True patriotism is sharing, faith of our fathers, hope by and by and love for all the people, knowing no president is immune to Justice for All.

 

George Floyd and The America Hereafter – OpEdNews.com Headline – Best of TREMR

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On 25 May 2020, a 46-year-old African American citizen died in Minneapolis, Minnesota, after a 44-year-old white police officer Derek Chauvin – in full view of three other lawmen, and bystanders with cells in video mode – knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes while he was handcuffed face down in the street.  The name of the perp was George Floyd.

Like Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, Sandra Bland, Manuel Ellis, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Aubrey, George Floyd’s guilt was never in question – never considered up for discussion – indeed, making no difference, never given a thought.  He was just another racial expletive.

Maybe it was our revolutionary Bicentennial that really ran aground on Nantucket Island.  And possibly Reagan’s, Welfare Queen was the reef into which Trickledown collided in Prince William Sound.  Or did the last remnants of American Exceptionalism die with our forgotten eleven in a Gulf of Mexico explosion?

For more than 244 years, have we, the majority, been blind to the un-prospected Black Gold in America?

Didn’t we know, one day the killing of a black person by an officer of the law, would finally move America’s moral needle from tip of the iceberg, to final straw?

So, why isn’t the murder of George Floyd less forgettable or any more important call-to-action than any other drug deal gone bad, neighborhood gang-war drive-by or Jim Crow residue?

First, America in Crisis, like an historic presidential entourage neighborhood stroll to Blaspheme both Church and State, is a Teaser, meant to shape our POV, while the real Black Gold, is redefined by paler minds, unable to see the colorfully diverse forest, for the out-of-control carte blanche trees.

America’s crisis is actually a long overdue transition, most unsettling, for Conservative Republican money financing corporate owned media, because of its demonstrative transparency in an election year, when all we have to lose is a president whose become as bored with our lack of pandemic preparedness as he is with his DPB.

Above and beyond the looting violence, property damage, brick throwing at officers who, every day and night do what most of us only watch on TV, there is a post D. W. Griffith’s Birth of a Nation ask, rolling through the ashes of Dirty Harry’s empty chair, inflaming, Driving Miss Daisy into seeking the lessons of, The Help – emerging, enabling us to knock on the door of mature thinking, where true patriotism lives by the example of Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde and D. C’s mayor, Muriel Bowser.

The global freedom of expression of mostly marching, dancing, singing and kneeling in peaceful assembly, clearly demonstrates a timely desire for justice and equality, balanced atop the infrastructure of the 2017 Women’s March and 2018 students still insisting, Never Again.

This real time televised murder of a human being has ignited a complacent world into a collective Moses on yellowed lettered pavement, crying out – from the wilderness, surrounding closed White House minds, shrouded in hate, bigotry, and a self-imagined American Pharaoh:  Let my people go!

Nonetheless, like Caesars, Emperors, Dulles and Koch brothers before our 45th, the journey of a thousand miles can easily begin with one photo op too far, and a murderous pill too impossibly bitter to swallow.

There was an America before Pearl Harbor and D-Day and, except for racism. a vastly different America after 22 November 1963.  What we accepted as normal before 9/11, morphed us into forever oil war accomplices.

Realizing there are still Conservative Republicans who support Donald Trump despite his lack of response to COVID-19, disregard for our Constitution and desire to dominate American civilians in, the battle space, with active duty military might – any pretense that the America of Trump/McConnell/Barr/Pence is a Land of the Free, is simply, fake news.

America is much more than a red, white and blue stars and stripes symbol.  It is the rainbow of nations, a multi-cultural people from immigration and slavery to a quarterback’s awakening, and NFL social justice for all patriotic enough to take a knee.

Despite the stark public brutality of George Floyd’s death, America’s new reality is not a crisis, but a conscientious moment for moral choices.

While blind to the enterprise, faith and contributions of our human, Black Gold, and failing to live the words we’ve writ large:  we hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal, that they are endowed, by their Creator, with certain inalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness – Exceptional greatness will elude us.

Now, facing The Ugly American Trump within us, that we projected onto the world, let’s vote a joyful noise that shatters the silence of indifference to hate, bigotry and justice for all.