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Heroes, Demons and Hellfire – Trump and Kim Jong-un – Headlined on OpEdNews.com

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Suppose heroic global grownups, take seriously the balance of power now in the hands of White House and North Korea?

What if Iran-Contra saint had blessed Donald Trump’s invocation to advocate the art of the nuclear deal between the Soviet Union and Government is the Problem creator?

Imagine a self-serving Congress, dominated by men terrified of a shady dealing vengeful dictator of an Obstruction of Justice email, hellbent on launching a missile attack on congressional healthcare, erected a firewall of invested investigations to cure ALS, Alzheimer’s and Medicaid for America’s human bookends:  children and Seniors.

Maybe Frank Capra’s DC existed periodically, but World Wars and a Cold War produced a New World Order with a Foggy Bottom evacuating with abnormal frequency, a Military Industrial Complex.

So who wouldn’t be concerned about an ‘unpresidented,’ president sipping ‘covfefe’ atop the throne of our Democratic Republic – evidently 30% of us!

After 1917 and WWI Mustard gas, a call for morality, even in war, began its long journey on the, we can’t beat God giving, road to glory.  A hundred years later, however, Good Samaritans are out gunned and every hero, demon challenged — nonetheless, we persist.

Even in the age of, Swamp Thing, we have heroes:  Senators Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski; Congresswoman Maxine Waters — Sally Yates, Marilyn Nance, J.K. Rowling and Ida B. Wells.

However, knowledge is still Intel:  In July 1950 of The Unknown War, American soldiers killed hundreds of Korean civilians near a village called No Gun Ri — and throughout Truman’s Police Action, over two million North Korean civilians were killed – thus, as the Treaty of Versailles created Hitler, we created Kim Jong-Un.

Arguably, we hold these truths to be self-evident:  a nation’s Moral Code is only as strong as its people’s weakest link…

  • Alt-Right, hellfire bent on spinning Obama global view off our world stage
  • Those insisting America is for only white Christian men, honor flags that dishonor our Constitution, while genuflecting America before statues of anti-America Americans – savoring memories of the inhumane owning and defiling of fellow human beings
  • Denying ratification of Equal Rights Amendment; twirling Elizbeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony and Alice Paul like trinkets on display, then laid to rest in gender inequality
  • Diminishing LGBTQ while they preserve, protect and defend, non-existent full citizenship, income parity, voting and pursuit of loving happiness privileges
  • In a land where prisons are for profit, from classrooms to cells is too great a student debt – and banning former felons from voting booths, an American defining moment

Yet, for a century, life at war with itself has tried to bestow this wisdom upon us:  there is little sustainable profit in the business of anger and oppression, but where there is individual fear and envy, anger and oppression cannot be silenced – merely inconsistently, contained

Whether Wall, K or Main Street; rich or poor, rural, suburbs or inner city, gay, straight or undecided — Americans, citizens and non, have been herded to the pinnacle of, Trump ordered brutality Bluff – and staring back at us across the abyss, are Kim Jung-un clones, toeing the line for suicide by dictate.

Vision blurred by pride and miss-placed loyalty, each side has forgotten, world history is replete with shortsighted leaders threatening all life on earth — each side shadowed by real and imagined demons, risk being thrust into the void, to control a planet we’ve rendered, out of control.

Imagine our moral call is the last call to save us from a hell fire inflicted by demands for, unchartered waters, while denying the warnings of melting icebergs and rising oceans.

In 2017 America, who can we expect to make the moral call, American Mayors or Trumpcare?

Timing is Divine and often, auspiciously, makes heroes, even saints, out of mere mortals…

PS:  Rest in the peace of God which passes all understanding, Sam Shepard.

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Bewitched, Betwixt, Brexit, Bombing Brutality and Alzheimer’s Questions – Headlined by OpEdNews.com

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In a world of rising tensions and temps, wisdom suggests, being great is a team sport – for when voter thinking is trumped, a 350 million-dollar a week membership lie – proves you can fool some of the people all of the time, on either side of the pond.

Notwithstanding, Greenspan rerun, what really is the inevitable global consequence of the audacity and austerity of isolationism?  Did Britons equivocate and evaluate or like Americans duped by LBJ’s Gulf of Tonkin lie, simply divide to be conquered?

Did The Great Wall of China limit worldly inroads or preserve ancient treasures?

Did Woodrow Wilson’s Isolationism keep America out of war, or miss the whole point of the Monroe Doctrine from A for Alliances to Z for Zika?

Which still reigns supreme, Queen Victoria’s, a relative on every European throne or John Donne’s No man is an island, Entire of itself, Every man is a piece of the continent, A part of the main?

What launches predictable predictors, if not rabbit foots in the business of emotional pendulums convincing others the future is but the past, in refrain?

Why, with clinched fists, are we so thrilled to be taken for another ride of swerving curves, dips and dodges driven by the international bulls and national bears controlling market profits?

Isn’t seizing logic to ascertain why, a better investment, than faith in Too Big to Fail mysticism?

Shall we be controlled by boisterous roosters crowing, the sky is falling, or bank our 401Ks with higher authority?

Why give Wall Street roulette permission to spin our hearts and minds into the outer limits of sequestration?

Is it our life’s ambition to be added to the call sheet of high-end prostitutes and drug dealers, servicing Wall and K Streets speed-dialers, for Right Wing Corporate puppet masters?

Isn’t focusing on our individual core and global essence, worthy of moments of silence, to wonder, among other things, why they hate us?

Which came first, Middle Class bankruptcies or Bankster bonuses fleeing American taxes?

What exactly is the connecting tissue of our financial gain games?

Does our greatness as nation and people come from an alliance with the inconstant moon or the tie that binds?

The world is far less scary, misleading and doomsday oriented when we control our ability to brake, for knowledge creatively awakens when we trust our silence.

Aren’t we heroic enough to pause all device aberrations:  television blabber, radio screaming and print hell on earth visuals of mass destruction, and step outside the digital maze, to see beyond the marketing prism?

What if, We the People diligently hit pause on all the noise, and instead of acting out, like money-changers in the temples of doom, we cease and desist the buying and selling of souls in international sweat shops, black-op sites and America’s soup kitchens?

If we believe our roots are Noah’s sons, Shem, Ham and Japheth or we hail from Abraham’s Ishmael, Isaac and Jokshan, remember like the U. S. Constitution, banking laws and stock market regulations, both Quran and Bible were written by old men with big agendas and little gender equality comprehension.

Whether our concept of life’s magnitude embraces Ethiopian 1974 discovery of Lucy or Lucia and her 1917 Portuguese playmates, it’s all caught on camera – and what if the Fatima scoop, in the wake of weather deaths and denial, includes, Global Warming and Climate Change?

Isn’t our intellect more visionary than the rearview mirror reflection of malice aforethought Alan Greenspan, Sarah Isgur Flores Boris Johnson, Trump hate mongering and terrorism, both foreign and domestic?

Can we not instead champion the five million Americans who courageously face Alzheimer’s every day?

Given the chance, listening in silence is our willing incubator for inspiration, where time is not of the essence, but rather the opportunity for knowledge and confirmation of truth – for our greatest Blue Chip stock is wisdom inhaling and exhaling through our Immaculate Heart.