(though some may call it IMpertinent)
|2004: a year to vote||see the State of the State|
Significant problems requiring immediate, intense, and persistent attention:
The Neocon Hothouse, "a cabal of right-wing radicals who now control the Republican Party, and, through the party, dominate all three branches of the federal government. Their policies are drawn from a narrow ideology that bears no relevant connections to history, tradition, or common sense."
The Apparat, "It's anti-democratic, anti-Constitutional, and is working to create a one-party America."
There are many, not disconnected, issues with the media.
He and they are not the only problem however. I've started rambling pages of notes on other issues; the drug war; bankruptcies; Corporatocracy; the Israeli Occupation; documentation of UNSCOM Inspectors leaving Iraq in 1998 (they were NOT thrown out as some would have you believe); and some notes on so-called Conspiracy Theories, and the Real State of the Union, 2003
There are conspicuous absences in this collection, not because they, such as the importance of media independence and diversity, are not deemed important or relevant; but because I the maintainer have limited time and energy for this project.
There is one patriotic hero among us however, Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia.
... and Journalist Bill Moyers.
... and Dennis Kucinich
and A 12-Step Program for Regime Change at home.
None of this is really prepared for, or ready for, public presentation, but it's here anyway. So is this cartoon