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Trump Racism, GOP Cowardice and Climate Denial v. The Impossible Dream – OpEdNews.com Headline & TREMR Staff Pick

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As long as we allow a 24/7 corporate owned Media hooked-up with a human impeachable offense, gluttonously consuming every news cycle, our ability to think for ourselves, declines the opportunity.

However, if we must wear a media post-debate, winners and losers straight-jacket, may I propose, on behalf of, We the People, who care for all:  civil, yet passionate, substantive debate between ten mutually respectful adults, discussing a gamut of solution options, whose policy discussion not only exposed the cowardice of Congressional Republicans swamped by Trump – but also tugged at the prudent, anchor-in-place, Independents- winning the night.

Super heroes and the wealthiest among us share little in common.  The most moneyed connected are those who send the best of us into foreign wars, while tampering with our elections and ignoring gun violence, racism and sexism that remains America’s truest domestic terrorism.

If impossible to see ourselves heroes of our generation, then let us at least prepare a better future for the potential heroism of the next, realizing where we find the exceptionalism of a universally welcoming American Dream depends on where we look.  And it isn’t in the perjury of the Mushroom Cloud weapons of mass destruction inheritors.

If 2020 voters, and non, seek ballot guidance in headline hyperbole, putting America in the hands of its dividers – disciples of Robert Mercer and the Koch brothers – not only the shameless brashness of Jim Jordan, Kellyanne Conway and Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), but the silence of the self-proclaimed lambs, Mark Meadows, Lindsay Graham and Mike Pence, and the treachery of Devin Nunes and arrogance of Mitch McConnell, then…

  • Homeland security will be the euphemism of racists
  • Health-care, a myth
  • Gender and sexual equality sacrificed
  • Privacy absorbed by The Cloud, Alexa, iPods, iPads, Equifax, Student Loan Bankers, cellphones, online surveys, GPS
  • All Tweets, Instagram, Snapchat, bathroom sounds, medical conversations, passionate missionary spooning – stored for marketers profiteering from collusion with Wall Street, K Street and secretly funded politically Conservative political advertising

We don’t need no stinkin’ Russian Johns.  Fingering our climatic devices, we give it away, for free!

People like Dan Coats and Robert Mueller, who seem to those needing quick and simple sound-bites, to be hauntingly hesitant, are patriots knowing their words have rippling legal and moral consequences, and so are examples of thinking carefully before speaking.

Failing to emulate patriots like these and our Founding Fathers, renders us incapable of venturing toward the impossible vision of what should be possible, thus probably failing to achieve what is possible.

Trump has no strategy beyond the last mob chant ringing in his ears, but be assured, his fear of another dawn exposing the crushing truth that, it isn’t just the words he speaks and excuses he makes, but the very life he leads that is the lie – and it’s the devastating realization:  Trump did not make us, nor the foundation upon which he stands.  We did that, and the frequent ferocity of our national political pendulum swing, is proof of our fear of forward moving change – that waits for no person, place or thing.

Mesmerized by the repetitive superficial take-aways levied by talking heads, we play a most reckless game of Roulette with the lives of children already alive in 2019.

Aided and Abetted by government climate injustice and Pharmaceutical and health insurers climate indifference – ignoring foreign children in cages as prequel to an American experience of lost habitat, stench of polluted air, nation-wide Flint-like water and deadly food that Climate Change denial bequeaths all American children.

The leaders who fail to be a shining beacon of law-abiding ethics are the direct result of those of us who fail our highest judgment call for Justice for All:  verifiable elections.

The Presidents of Russia and the United States know who the purveyors of hate, white supremacy and fanaticism are, and they make pawns of them to destroy the freedom of thought a multi-cultural American society produces.

So, The Don conveniently dons himself in the cloak of bigot racism to solidify American fascists who, unable to distinguish between Socialism and Communism, slip out of their bedsheets to dance with Neo-Nazism – because minus an, Out of Many One core, they see only a Blackhole future.

Laws alone are neither solution nor salvation without incorruptible lawmakers.  Our Civil War and first presidential assassination did not defeat America’s inner domestic struggle with racial hate, sexual prejudice and gender bias – as Jim Crow and the assassinations of the sixties proved – because the pain we’re seeking to cure is rooted in the fear that we are not good enough, unless proving ourselves better than those who differ from us.

The real 2020 question is, will we hold these truths to be self-evident:  all are created equal.

Memories & Memorials – Maestros & Madmen – Missives & Miracles – TREMR Staff Pick OpEdNews.com Headlined

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The truth that hurts:  America’s character decay neither began with our 2016 election, nor will end with our 2020 Census and election duo.  The truth that sets us free:  most of America’s problems have come from placing too much trust in leaders in both public and private sectors, who think, act and look like Trump/Pence.

So, this Memorial Day weekend, may our memories of mothers memorizing faces of missing children and loved ones in uniform snatched away, let us honor all who have been subjugated by men believing themselves masters of all, promising them, never again.

Haunted by what’s been sacrificed, who best reflects American Idealism:  Representative Justin Amash, Machiavellian Barr or Madman DJT?

Who suffers in the dissonance of missives tweeted to distract coal miners and manufacturing workers from broken promises, if not family farms and small businesses traded to death by a money launderer?

What’s trending with Trump/Pence administration for people of color, affordable health care and women and children?  Will a president, allowed to evade subpoenas, honor decisions of federal judges?

If Justice Anthony Kennedy, Rod Rosenstein and Robert Mueller weren’t America’s heroes, aren’t We the People all that stands between American democracy and mob rule?

Why are Americans at Trump rallies hypnotized into following, an existence unmolested by the rumbling of a soul?

How does America survive McConnell’s Judiciary take-down, Barr’s DOJ Intelligence Agencies invasion and Trump’s projecting his ignorance of Constitutional Law, particularly High Crimes, Misdemeanors and Treason onto his political enemies:  The American People?

Before December 7, 1941 most American citizens and their elected officials had little desire to enter a second world war.  So, we waited and hoped for a miracle.  However, we learned, while there is good in most people, some, only emit moral bankruptcy.

Before September 11, 2001, most American citizens and our elected officials thought oil barons and gas guzzlers more praiseworthy than Henrietta Lacks.  However, Bush/Cheney/Rice/Wolfowitz Mushroom Cloud manipulation, of both facts and Congress, denied us the hard truth, except that of young 1% volunteers marching off to war for the one percenters too big to fail, or jail – depositing all of us into the, Friends of Dick Cheney’s 2008 Recession Club – yielding madmen making derivative memories, yearning to maximize a new Iranian chapter of memorials.

In 2019, we’re left engulfed in needless trade wars because of the madness of a mischievous Juvenile-in-Chief motivated in Roosevelt Room to master intimidation of clingers on, magnetized by malfeasance.

Memories of 5th Avenue, the Halls of Congress, city Food Deserts, rural neighbors without high-speed Broadband and Americans living in Puerto Rico deserted – confirm our Land of the Free, is overshadowed by a prince of darkness.

However, while much of America’s history has been maneuvered for personal gain by older Caucasian men, there are fewer men maddened by the fear of the 2045 missive:  muffled memories will suddenly manifest with a mighty righteousness propelling all Native Americans, people of color, LGBTQ and Constitutionally locked out female Americans to lavish on any face paler than their own, bearing a penis, the same maltreatment they received from wannabe masters of greed and oppression before December 31, 2044.

But fear not, for most Americans are not petty like Trump, hypocritical as Pence, hateful as McConnell nor small as Mnuchin.  Most presidents don’t rip children from their parents.  Most VP’s don’t ignore Jefferson’s separation of Church and State wisdom.  Although admittedly, too many political clones, drunk on McConnell’s magic potion, put Party before 99% of Americans, most aren’t bigots who financially honor murderers of Native Americans over lifesavers like Harriet Tubman.

Now on this Memorial Day 2019, let us ask ourselves:  when will our short-term memory memorialize the bait and switch from Garland to Gorsuch & Kavanaugh – and adjudicate operatic mood swinger Lindsey Graham, First Chair Grassley, Super Hatch and their masterly Maestro Mitch McConnell?

Most men are neither rapists nor pedophiles, and most in public service,  put their lives on the line to save others.  Most Americans, particularly teachers, first responders and Trump maligned FBI agents and news reporters, are pro-life for all lives from Alpha to Omega.

Most Americans never stop hoping for the best life ever for their family and friends.  Most know Planned Parenthood doesn’t murder anyone, and most American administrations have rarely locked children in cages – knowing perhaps, Guantanamo and Quantico notwithstanding, most Americans abhor torture – and know an extremely stable genius wouldn’t make Trump’s Access Hollywood tape.

Most of us know, when a potentially treasonous target under suspicion, feels cornered and trapped, real patriots miraculously defend America, memorializing, Ask what you can do for your country.