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Lifeblood of Decision Makers:  Image – Money – Votes – Power: OpEdNews.com Headline

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We need to stop banging our brainpower against banks instead of bankers, chastising Corporatism instead of CEOs and thumping Trump instead of trumping individual Koch-heads.

We need to sever our lifeline between lowlife lobbyists, gobbling Governors and corrupted Congress, by invading their space, and in serial peaceful assembly, hound the hording takers by increasing Call in Days.

In addition to marching in the street, let’s block driveways, corporate parking lots and entrances to government offices, so when decision makers look down through a glass darkly, they no longer see Boehner’s ants but democracy’s numbers.

Invading decision makers in ever increasing numbers, we light our path from under greedy uber power needing to keep us under their spell, into the light of being their earthly hell.

The individuals with whom we seek a face-to-face are far fewer than we and weakened by dismissively underestimating us.

Knowing they are serving poisoned food and water, suffocating life on earth, killing with endless waring lies and snuffing out the future of all younger than forty – they cling to Robber Baron infrastructure and do it anyway.

We are energized by identifying the marionettes dancing to dissonant tunes played by puppeteers without a public face.  Although unable to reveal those we cannot see, let’s divulge to those we know, the consequences of robbing, raping and pillaging USA.

This is not a time of Revolution or Civil War reruns, nor any form of violence.  This is a rebirth of freedom that demands the courage to stand tall, stand united – even in boycotting silent laser beam focus, directed at the heartless, soulless, arrogantly shameless decision makers who are laughing at us and the plight they’ve bequeathed us.

None of which will matter, however, to either valiant vanquished or vile villains if we keep enabling wannabe masters racing to Frack us with oil slicking, pipeline leaking, factory farming, water polluting and life chocking air.

Know this truth to be self-evident, our complete devastation in the next 25-75 years – brought upon us by those who know they’re killing us, but nonetheless, laugh all the way to the decision makers at Wells Fargo, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank et al – is only a dire possibility, not immanent to the fool-hearty – for foolishness dictates, there’s time to frolic, because poorer nations populated by darker complexions will have their food and clean water supply discontinued first.

When We the People recognize decision makers, like Koch’s Mitch McConnell, bigot Jeff Sessions and Paul Ryan’s Scott Walker are killing us, but our organized mutually beneficial causes choose to fail separately rather than grasp victory with the union needed in current power play heaped upon us by offenders of freedom – we die.

Forevermore, we must be, Out of Many, One!

Decision makers have money, but all our marches demonstrate, we are the numbers.  No CEO or elected official inner circle can win against united advocacy – nor can separate but equal causes defeat advertising billions.

However, when a moderate Center and all Left of Center prioritize having collective power over self-defeating turf battles, we will not be welcome mats for Trump/Putin/Pence/Sessions urinating Fascism all over our America the Beautiful.

Question:

  • Why will America, except for Puerto Rico and Florida, be one of the last nations to self-destruct?
  • Why are industry polluting facilities only built in neighborhoods populated by people of color?

Despite our current administration of human ticks, We the People reflect more international heroes like a Thai Soccer Coach, NATO and The Queen – when we embody the essence of our 1776 Declaration and 1863 Address.

King’s, all of God’s Children, still teaches importance of internalizing lessons of Gandhi’s fasting and Denzel’s Malcolm X – so we are emboldened by the hope in a reopened Emmitt Till murder investigation, Peter Strzok v Gowdy GOP – to hold accountable, presidential power inciting violence.

Now, let’s confront political image, expose bribes, halt gerrymandered votes threatening our 2020 Census, castigate CEO power and nullify the takers, taking our United States of America.

PS: if you think private and public decision makers will warn us like they did in Flint Michigan — you’re right.

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Boldly Marching from Trump, Putin & NRA Darkness into The Light: OpEdNews.com Headlined

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Saturday 24 March 2018 is the day #BlackLivesMatter, #WomensMarch and the #NeverAgain #MarchForOurLives, united in common cause for the greater good of all Americans — not only to advance the change President Kennedy, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Senator Robert F. Kennedy and President Barack Obama championed, but to reignite American Exceptionalism:  government of, by and for all of, We the People!

Unfortunately, after the Greatest Generation saved the world from those wishing to be our masters, too many Conservative Baby Boomers forgot why my father’s generation fought WWII.  Time and complacency whitewashed our 1950s with a perfect preamble for financial puppeteers to twist the Marshall Plan into their journey to undo President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Economic Bill of Rights and New Deal for all Americans – into the creation of an American master race.

Is it now more overhead camera shots, through snowy East Coast weather and foggy thinking — a West Coast police helicopter flyover targeting a lite up fence jumper in a hoodie — or is Trump’s White House diminishing our vision, international stature, to void empathy?

Nonetheless, snatching civic duty from the jaws of 60’s Dallas, Memphis and Los Angeles gun violence, our children have risen to the task of raising America out of the darkness of Cheney torture, NRA owned GOP and our 2016 elections.  Knocking at the door of change in Washington, DC, NYC, Miami, Boston, St Paul, Atlanta and Detroit, our pathway to unity, civility and reason is again shimmering with promise.

Reined in by special elections and American judicial system, some golf, scapegoating Pentagon with military Transgender discrimination.  Others elected to serve, elect to desert their responsibilities, before truth heard round the world, came to town from around the country.

With all due respect to all grieving parents of children lost to guns too easily accessible for violence — the change we need, comes from Millennials saving Generation Z by registering Millennials to vote – not in arming teachers, and certainly not in increasing school resource officers who handcuff and slam students to classroom floors.

If it weren’t so tragic, the unmitigated gall of anyone running for president to salvage his morally bankrupt Brand, claiming GOP and his ICE pick care about DACA would bring laughter and tears closer together than ever before.

So, after chasing Congress off The Hill, Trump out of Washington and Wayne LaPierre and Dana Loesch off camera, what’s next?

Do we demand greater transparent integrity from Facebook and all Social Media?

Do we increase the number of NRA members and GOP donors courageous enough to listen to those who inherit what Conservatives bequeath?

Do we reject religious hypocrisy, uniformed bigotry and political inaction spawned by ALEC & Koch Gerrymandering and Karl Rove GOP Red Mapping and roar, No More?!?

Will the golden silence of Emma Gonzalez seal our path forward – to save America’s life, in voting booths Tuesday 6 November 2018?

While the whole world watched, state and federal government, like NRA avarice, cowered off camera – believing, like the past, passion would evaporate before the 18th hole.

It won’t, but know this, while we cheer the speeches of students thrust by violence into #VoteThemOut, for the safety of an all-inclusive society — the demons of death for profit are not limited to the NRA, Red State Governors, Congress or the Trump Administration.

This destructive culture resides in corporate offices of American Financial Institutions and Boardrooms beyond Wall Street’s International Corporatism.  It thrives on city streets, in suburban neighborhoods and the rust belt.  It’s Putin poisons embedded in our electoral process aided and abetted by Right Wing corrupted election computers – feeding off the desperate for anything.

I’m a Baby Boomer and Veteran, who has for decades, longed for a resurrection of our 1960s spirit.  Finally, The Torch has been passed to a New Generation – again!

So, will we continue to allow those who allow arms extended by an AR-15 to silence youthful dreams, generational potential and senior fulfillment?

Or, will America if we can keep it challenge, and a Child Shall Lead Them protest marches transport us to higher voter turnout?

Because, that’s What Democracy Looks Like!