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UNCOMMON SENSE…

A Strategic Vision for Revitalizing Our Commitment to the American Mission

By Errol Strider

 

Dear Meryl,

During your unabashedly courageous defense of civil liberties and the “submerged America” at the Golden Globe Awards the other night, you referred to actor Ryan Gosling in this manner: “Like all of the nice people, Ryan is a Canadian”.

Ouch,baby! Very ouch!

Greetings, and Happy 2017!

This morning I was on Facebook and I saw that someone I know had liked a page from a “Happiness Coach.” I clicked on the link and saw that this coach has over 252,000 page likes! Not to dismiss this person’s work, but what a perfect representation of where humanity is still at…a kind of “fluff over function” mentality that leaves the collective constantly searching for the next thing to give it a momentary reprieve from its pain and suffering.

Duty to Warn 

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"a good and decent man, who saw wrong and tried to right it, saw suffering and tried to heal it, saw war and tried to stop it." – Ted Kennedy, eulogizing his assassinated brother Bobby in 1968

In these latter days of planetary hysteria, everyone seems to be the enemy and the real villains keep getting away with their shit cloaked behind a three second sound bite. It’s enough to make you want to puke all over everything, you know?

I know most Americans woke up this morning to news that shocked them, whether they were happy or not about the results of the election. A man who has no military or political experience was just handed one of the most powerful and influential positions in the world. It is unprecedented in the United States.

Greetings!

The spiritual path comes in all shapes, sizes and difficulty levels. There are teachings on the planet geared toward every level of seeker imaginable, and each is perfectly placed to appeal to those for whom its lessons are targeted.

In this first in a series of interviews, two veteran political activists and old friends reminisce about growing up in the sixties and seventies and how they were part of a broad revolutionary movement to change the world. How has the system changed since then? How have they held on to their principles and kept fighting against oppression and high crimes?

https://youtu.be/TkaUd4piVqg