People have little faith in the corrupted and fixed electoral system. So, like the protesters in the Arab Spring, Americans are taking to the street to demand real change, not the negative change of Reagan and Bush, who brought us immoral wars, recession, corruption, torture, debt, and increasing concentration of wealth. And not the imaginary change of a Democrat who bends over backwards to protect Republican criminals, aid Wall Street, escalate wars, slash environmental regulations, and prosecute whistle blowers.
Twenty years ago, smoking was permitted in most restaurants and public buildings. Nowadays, smokers have accepted that they have no right to force nonsmokers to put up with secondhand smoke. In a similar way, society needs to make the transition to a mindset in which driving a single-occupancy, non-electric passenger car is viewed as selfish, […]
(Editor’s note. With this posting, we introduce “quickies”: short blurbs or summaries that are quick to read and — hopefully — dense in content. Links to interesting external content also count as quickies. Often readers lack time to read longer articles. Hop over to http://waliberals.org for a nice quickie!) I really want the Democrats to […]