Thorne Dreyer’s guest, historian Victoria Bynum, is the author of The Free State of Jones: Mississippi’s Longest Civil War, which has been adapted into a major motion picture, starring Matthew McConaughey, to be released June 24, 2016.
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So there you have it, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly as the tide of change erases 2013 but voices are being raised, and true leaders of the people are emerging as America faces a mid-term election in 2014 as well as another opportunity to return to our true moral values, and very possibly change history.
The assassination of both John and Robert Kennedy marked not only the death of hope for a better America but the full emergence of the dark force of a criminalized Military, Industrial, Congressional complex.
In late 2012, I moved to the East Bay and within 9 months this life time Giant fan became an avid Oakland A’s fan. This rambunctious group of baseball players have captured not only my heart but the true spirit and fun of baseball .
President Obama will desperately play that rusty 9/11 card in a nationally televised speech next Tuesday, September 10th in a vain attempt to once again fan the flames of fear in order to maintain the 9/11 bamboozle, the status quo as well as America’s image as the world’s most deeply mistrusted and trigger happy policeman.
Phil Mickelson climbed to the summit of the true golf legends last weekend ~ a place where Palmer, Nicklaus and Hogan dwell ~ and marked his spot with a brilliant closing round of 66 in the 2013 British Open.
You can well imagine the panic of the flight crew when the application of full power had no effect on altitude ~ for they had apparently passed the bottom of the thrust, power and drag curve and they stalled before crashing.
You’ll be shocked at how clearly Bill Hicks saw the whole political game and how it was played ~ and that was over 20 years ago. With a few minor updates for today, he’d still be ahead of the cutting edge.
The day is fast approaching when speaking the truth will be seen as an act of terrorism, and we will finally realize that we have become totally dependent on the state, that our cherished individual freedoms were trashed in that process and that it was all done in the glorious name of national security
The new normal for America is torture, false imprisonment and Drone assassinations. The world knows it ~ but we still can’t quite accept the ugly reality that America’s Auschwitz is the evil of Guantanamo.
President Obama, not Paul Ryan, is pushing our highly dependable Social Security benefits program over the cliff while playing politics with the Republicans and over the wishes of 87% of those over 50 years of age who oppose any cuts to social security benefits.
Instead of a worldwide War on Terror based on illusory fears we, as a society, must institute a worldwide War on Poverty (the feeding ground of social unrest and revolt) and in the process reinforce our innate desire of altruism and social cooperation versus separation and social deprivation.