“WE” have allowed our police to become little more than paid militia

image…I see this headline as a rhetorical question as “WE” have allowed our police to become little more than paid militia for corporate and “dark$$$” interests…

Why Do So Many Victims of Hate Crimes Never Notify Police?

More than half of the people who said they were the victim of a hate crime in recent years did not report the incidents to police. When victims did report to the police, their assailants were arrested in just 10 percent of the cases. The incidents reported as hate crimes were almost always violent … Read more

The Stomach-Turning Numbers Behind America’s Police Violence

By Celisa Calacal, AlterNet

Data indicate law enforcement officials have killed nearly 500 civilians this year alone. READ MORE»

And we should accept this as true, because…why…???

…And we should accept this as true, because…why…???

Lies, errors and fabrications of the claimed low cost 100% US power from…

07-03-2017 • https://www.nextbigfuture.com, … brian wang  …Researchers have detailed the implausible assumptions and many flaws in the Jacobson proposal to provide 100% of the USA’s power with wind, water and solar. Jacobson et al. (2015) consider whether the future primary energy sources for the United States could be narrowed to almost exclusively wind, solar, and hydroelectric power and suggest that this can be done at "low-cost" in a way that supplies all power with a probability of loss of load "that exceeds electric-utility-industry standards for reliability". The analysis involves errors, inappropriate methods, and implausible assumptions. Their study does not provide credible evidence for rejecting the conclusions of previous analyses that point to the benefits of considering a broad portfolio of energy system options. A policy prescription that overpromises on the benefits of relying on a narrower portfolio of technologies options could be counterproductive, seriously impeding the move to a cost effective decarbonized energy system.  …Read Full Story

American education today does not encourage or instill independent thinking or questioning any authority

…American education today does not encourage or instill independent thinking or questioning any authority…

Ken Robinson: Do Schools Kill Creativity?

07-03-2017  •  TED …..Ken Robinson: Do Schools Kill Creativity?

Question is, does America today possess individuals with equal foresight…???

clip_image002…America is incredibly fortunate to have been able to individuals with “foresight” drafting what was to become our Declaration of Independence and Bill of Rights

… They saw with unique clarity the issues we face today…

…Question is, does America today possess individuals with equal foresight…???

The Founders definitely anticipated this

Alexandra Petri July 3 at 6:10 PM …The Founders, in their infinite wisdom, definitely anticipated all the events of recent weeks. Excerpts from James Madison’s redacted notes during the Constitutional Convention follow below.

JOURNAL OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION OF 1787

 

Trump hits the “jackpot” with this line of bullshit…

clip_image002…Trump hits the “jackpot” with this line of bullshit…

Trump weighs in on case of British infant slated to be removed from life support      President says, without elaboration, that U.S. ‘would be delighted’ to help terminally ill child.

By John Wagner, Lindsey Bever and Lenny Bernstein    Read more »

 

thoughtful query

clip_image002… A thoughtful query…

…One most certainly worthy of our contemplation…