Weapons of Mass Destruction

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.

Are We Killing Atticus Finch

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Atticus Finch Gregory Peck SmallAs if Gridlock & Gerrymandering weren’t enough; locking Democrats and Republicans in indiscriminate conflict with K Street domestic terrorists, and foreigners warring with each other, with our weapons of mass destruction — now the good guys and dolls are not only fighting the conservative rich guys and business executive doll, but media has convinced itself, all guys and dolls need to read as many emails as the NSA spying guys and dolls — all while China smogs their guys & dolls, steals identity of our guys & dolls and bankrolls American government guys & dolls, for bankrolling Wall Street guys & dolls.

Now, the Left guys and dolls are fighting with the Hillary centered guys and dolls, while the Right guys and dolls are getting even more fruity and multiplying good ol’ boy family values, including, but not limited to, their sisters and high school boys they coached with millions.

However, except for those who boo the good military gay guys and dolls while considering electing the oops low hanging fruit, most Americans know, for all the issues the left hand doesn’t know the right hand is giving and receiving from the Far Right tax exempt – who do us wrong from top floor board rooms of Me, Me, Me, Libertarian Corporatism – We, we, we have discovered, just a little moment’s pause at life’s reflection pool and, revelation:  we’ve been redirected with misinformation.

Now, first enjoy a good old jab at side steeping election laws Jeb, guffaw.

Then, just for the fun of it, with a twinkle in your eye and a knowing smile, ascertain how many egos are racing Right against all other races for the rat’s black gold of the gods of Fossil Fuels, genuflecting before the fossils of the confederacy and the remnants of its ceaseless assassination attempts against all that’s intellectually Blue and reasonably Purple — Red faced with anger and fear of those darker than they, exposing the darkness in their hearts and minds still spouting the exceptional patriotism of perpetual war.

But fear not, for no matter what tea stain on which you pray America Cruzes into burning Bush II on a Graham cracker, you can find at least a million country loving citizens who, despising the other half of the population will, no matter what you’re peddling, with ovation applaud it, horde it, contribute too much to it, yet still manage to sell it for a huge profit, to one born every minute — ultimately electing it to a privately PAC purchased public office.

Now, in the time we have left on a melting planet to be good guys and dolls, if not Stewards of kingdoms we’ve inherited thinking we built that — before burying ourselves so far Right in over consumerism, we amend, all men are created equal, to, as long as they are Right enough for a garden Geller serpent’s apple — let us, like delayed airport Broadway melodious previews, make a joyful noise guys and dolls, in sweet national harmony.

Turning the other cheek, can’t we hot dolls and cold guys embrace the Golden Rule enough to enlighten the lukewarm?  Because maybe, if we try singing, laughing and listening in ensemble more, we will yet avoid drinking water wars in our streets.

Just imagine, and make it so:  Justice for All, protection from bullying of any kind, guaranteed racial and gender equality, freedom from mass incarceration, support for a universal livable wage, the smarts to renew with renewable energy and an end, to Alzheimer’s.

Then all that Right & Left would center on all — of, by and for the people.