Tag: Democracy

  • WE HAVE A REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY

    There is consensus among key leaders who believe that we are nearing the end of the American Experience and our constitutional form of government. They fear that a democracy ‘Of By and For The People’ is about to fail under the heel of authoritarianism. They acknowledge that a large percentage of the American voting population…

  • FINDING LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

    Thumb Butte seems to be waiting for heavy wet snow this morning. Some of its cracks and crevices are already highlighted by tendrils of white. The sun is hidden behind thick clouds that moved in during the night. They reflect the rays of sunlight away from the land and hopeful thoughts of warmth. The town…

  • THE WHACK-A-MOLE SYSTEM THE FEDERAL RESERVE USES TO CONTROL INFLATION

    The Federal Reserve’s policies of raising interest rates to slow down the economy increases the cost of goods and services including food, clothing, shelter, and jobs. Middle-class Americans and the poor are already desperately struggling to survive in our economic system. Higher interest rates have added to escalating rates of child poverty, hunger, the destruction…

  • GREED AND POWER CREATED A SYSTEM THAT BLOCKS ADVANCEMENT

    When I was visiting schools in India, rich and powerful people were afraid of an educated populace who would demand a say in how the country was run, and want a piece of the economic pie. They worried that educated people would take their power. In the USA, there were similar concerns directed at the…

  • AMERICA MUST UPDATE ITS FLAWED GOVERNANCE

    The United States of America—We the People—must update our governmental systems or we will not be a democracy that reflects the will of the people. There is conclusive evidence that the system of government we practice now has been undermined and compromised. The world we live in today, is radically different than that of the…

  • WHAT WE VOTE FOR

    Everyone I know is talking and thinking -worrying -about the election of 2024. Until the primaries we won’t know the platforms of the candidates for president. The GOP’s leading candidate has spoken on many occasions about the changes he will make if he is elected president. He has a stated agenda for 2025. At the…