The above poster reflects once again: Why I Cannot Support Hillary Clinton
Below are a few stories, illustrating the hate-filled world that Donald Trump incites and some reject:
Here is a short video explaining How the Republican Party went from Lincoln to Trump
Below is a transcript from Democracy Now where Dr. Cornel West explains in much clearer terms than I could as to why Hillary is not an ethical choice:
“Hillary Clinton is a neoliberal disaster… one who generates a mass incarceration regime, who deregulates banks and markets, who promotes chaos of regime change in Libya, supports military coups in Honduras, undermines some of the magnificent efforts in Haiti of working people, and so forth. That’s the record of Hillary Clinton…”
The verdant hills, forests and lakes of Kodaikanal — a popular tourist destination in South India — hides a toxic secret. Unsafe practices of handling and disposing hazardous material at Unilever’s thermometer factory has contaminated the region and exposed hundreds of workers to toxic mercury. Once released into the environment, mercury can cause various symptoms, among them: ‘birth defects, memory loss, organ failures [kidney, liver, reproductive, etc.]’.
Claiming that “There were no adverse effects on the health of the employees or the environment“, Unilever continues to deny responsibility for illnesses suffered by the ex-workers and their families, many of whom died or became physically handicapped as a result of mercury poisoning.
In response to a diary, I was asked “What will a President Bernie do that President Obama hasn’t done and by extension, what a President Hillary wouldn’t do?” Fair question and I decided that the topic was worth a diary of its own.
Image taken from http://www.deviantart.com/art/The-Fact-Free-Zone-507267804
There is so much misinformation on TV that most of us rarely get factual information [esp. in context] — as can be seen from a post I had written a while ago: Al jazeera English News vs. US Corporate Media Infotainment. Consequently, if one doesn’t watch TV, it simply means that one is unburdened by the “negative knowledge” that many others carry. Read the rest of this entry »
Here is an interesting summary of the 2015 GOP candidates (dubbed clown car) and their message of “Fear and Loathing” of the ‘other’. To sum up their message is: “We hate the Mexicans (immigrants), Muslims, Gays, etc… they’re all coming to rape / kill us or in the case of homosexuals maybe force us to marry them?… If by any chance though you are a woman who is raped and now pregnant, you are duty bound to carry the pregnancy to term, because the GOP is “Pro Life” (in other words anti choice for women) and will defund Planned Parenthood even though Planned Parenthood already cannot use federal funds to cover abortions. Read the rest of this entry »
Dee Bradley Baker's "All to Know About Going Pro in V.O."
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George Lakoff has retired as Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at the University of California at Berkeley. He is now Director of the Center for the Neural Mind & Society (cnms.berkeley.edu).