The Bomb

The Language of Denial: Alzheimer’s, Climate, Trump and The Bomb –

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Wandering in the shadow of the past, wondering if our Hancock sun is rising or setting, misses the point:  like a total eclipse, the blinding beauty of nature’s power is in the eye of those who’ve learned to behold – whereas denial leaves us defenseless against time and ignorant of evolution.

Few of us recognize, a life changing event, until it consumes us.  For some, it was the exceptional ideals of a We the People Constitution.  For others, a head-on collision playing football, or texting while driving.

Life changes as unexpectedly as a Gettysburg Address or Ferguson shooting.  For some, the rise and fall of stock prices, or cash machines investing in voting machines transforming a Voting Rights Act Main Street dream into, dreamers go home.

Institutions don’t lie, but often, the people who run them, do.  Post WWII financial, political and religious institutions used communications and educational institutions to convince otherwise intelligent adults that atomic power would bomb war into a deep freeze – but the missiles of October 1962 proved, denial precedes meltdowns.

Listening to Nikki Haley read to the United Nations Security Council was like streaming reruns of decades of American students being assured Duck and Cover, would save their lives from the Atomic Bomb; that they could be educated reading texts that, all but excluded female heroes, role models of color, contributions from Hyphenated Americans – tossing truth of Thanksgiving and Native Americans, into a spiraling white squall.

Shall we continue the self-delusion that dilutes world peace, or embrace the heroics of sincere dialogue:  Listening graces brain power with the potential to overcome nuclear power.

Renewing our foundations in unconditional goodwill, enables equal opportunity and injects denial with the pre-existing condition of truth:  our national security is inevitably intertwined with earth and all life upon it, so…

  • First, do no harm
  • Speak truth about the power of our leaders and ourselves
  • Emulate those who believe character is the real measure of success
  • Freely give to others what we ourselves wish to receive

Not only are we the change we’ve been waiting for, but we are the climate change we fear, the atomic bombs we’ve dropped and forgot — and those in need of affordable mental and physical healthcare, we ignore.

Any effort to take back, go back or hold back, incites our unwinnable war with destiny, because, with or without our permission, time moves ever forward – leaving in its wake, with every breath we take, an invitation to surpass the past, by achieving, what’s next.

Nonetheless, regardless which path we choose, we’ll attract friends, create enemies, periodically encounter sustainable leaps forward and alternately, battle addictive life changing denials:  Opioids/Alcohol, Terror Cells/Smart Phones, iPods/iPads, Social Media/Television, DC/Wall Street Koch-heads – constantly challenging our electing principle over greed.

Much of life is a casting call:  bully or bullied, caregivers or not my problem, but choosing progression over evolving into the company, habits and presidents we keep, shatters the denial of malice aforethought.

Language is used for both truth and falsehood – by heroes and deceivers.  Being human is the life changing responsibility to learn the difference:

  • No Child Left Behind – or – Global Warming
  • Political neophyte – or – morally bankrupt self-serving bigot
  • Gas pipelines & offshore oil drilling – or – Solar panels
  • Trump Towers laundering money – or – Wind Towers real air power

When we can, in an embryo, replace the bad gene of one parent with a good gene from the other parent, can’t we also prioritize finding a cure for Alzheimer’s, for what will it profit humankind if we gain cures for Cancers, heart decease and strokes, but lose our memory of the choice between war and peace.

Both Silence and violence are welcome mats over which narcissists enter as existential threats magnetizing voter fears to the denial of Demagogues among us.

Language, poetry or prose, oral tribal history or constitutional parchment, communicates and inspires, but only we can determine direction, interpretation or cause and effect.

So, shall we be a gerrymandered people easily distracted by a misanthrope – or – seize the day, cease Sinclair local news takeover and be Indivisible, before we’re not here anymore?


Obama Out – What’s Next? — Headlined on Sun 5/1/16

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Obama almost doneJust running for President of the Divided States of Corporate America, Barack Hussein Obama proved you can take their money and still give them Frank Underwood cufflinks.

Whether Alzheimer’s, The Bomb or Climate Change, now is the time to hold accountable the They in our mirrors – because We Are They, and it’s about as funny as, It felt like I was crossing the border.

Laughing at the suffering of less affluent people of any color, mocking women or ignoring the assaulted distinguishes between The Good, Bad and Ugly Americans.

Convinced to make war on our best interests, we vote for the war mongering They, to continue reaping the fruits of our labor.  It didn’t start with Guantanamo water boarding and won’t end with Nestle privatizing our water

No need for Googling Eden’s Garden for Cruz temptations or Cain and Abel family feuds, for we need look back in anger no further than West Point’s All American Class of 1861, to find inhumane abuse for cotton profits pitting brother against brother.  And still purchase powered sweat shops remain the support of Bernie’s top one percent of the top one percent – for the They can’t survive without the Us, of USA.

Whether agriculture denim, uniformed government or Wall Street suits, men have historically suppressed women, enslaved conquered cultures — even murdered to appease their hunger for the thrill of power.

Like Red scared sheep, the 1950’s hung on every word of Joe Stalin, then hung American careers out to dry believing in Joe McCarthy.  Like Eisenhower’s Operation Wetback, it don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that Joe Swing.

So, is America again being trumped by opportunistic phony patriots from Koched university administrators and governors de-educating our future into grand old malice aforethought, aided and abetted by the reality of We shall over comb, profaning the United States of America of We Shall Overcome?

Repeating the backlash to twelve years of FDR, the GOP is now financed by those who want to impose a Republican Red Book on an all-inclusive America.  Surrogates for Corporatism, Congress now sacrifices the Supreme Court in resistance to any potential of a melting pot at the end of our American Rainbow.

The more the We allow the They of corporate owned media to brainwash us against the Brown, the Black and the Woman-card, the more the Too Big to Jail enslave Middle Class to Too Big to Fail.

We will never secure world peace nor find freedom from They, until We stop camouflaging the power of our vote with the pageantry of The Street’s deceit.

Not all men are created equally evil, but traditionally, most who connive for evil doers are angry conservative old white men who think something they never had, nor were ever guaranteed, has been taken from them.

For example, America’s wars on Crime, Communism and Drugs, financed by a corporate government alliance, were waged against Baby Boomers to ostracize people who looked like MLK and thought like RFK.

Real Enemies of the State prosper from our ignorance of history:

  • Before Koch brothers, Dulles Brothers
  • Before Nixon’s Watergate, Kent State
  • Before Cheney’s Guantanamo, J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI
  • Before Bundy’s Oregon siege, NRA’s Sandy Hook
  • Before Fossil Fuel Fracking, Cow flatulence
  • Before Heroin & Cocaine,  tobaccoalcohol, and opioid painkillers
  • Before Voter ID, Jim Crow

Now we live in the age of abrupt climate change, when the sins of The Silent Generation are the consequences occupying Millennials.

What follows Obama can either be boorish disunity or Shall We Gather at the River of global preservation, embracing each other in a Climate Action that withdraws from Corporatism’s bottom line.

Our best potential Stand Up, is saving the earth from the climate of The Street.Obama Rainbow

“Obama Out.”