Carl Herman, Contributing Writer
The American public struggles with political rhetoric and US corporate media to discern fact from spin.
“As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.” unsourced and attributed to Andrew Carnegie
What US “leadership” has done are the following:
– from Congressional reports we now know that all “reasons” for war with Afghanistan and Iraq were known to be lies as they were told.
– allows a million children a month to die of preventable poverty, even though historically ending poverty reduces population growth rate and the investment is less than 1% of the developed nations’ gross national incomes (GNI).
– strips the US Constitution step-by-step into a form of government that as a professional in this field I assert is closest to fascism and nowhere near what it says it is: a constitutional republic.
– literally throws Americans onto the streets rather than take any of a dozen acts to allow them to stay in their homes.
– allows unemployment, crime, infrastructure decay, fear, anger, depression (both economic and psychological) rather than create money for full employment.
– allows 45,000 Americans to die every year from lack of health care, even though universal single-payer saves the nation $100-$300 billion every year.
With all respect, these literal psychopaths in US “leadership” knew/know exactly what they’re doing. A psychopath has a veneer of social grease thinly covering vicious acts. Their last strands of support are dissipating cognitive dissonance of the American public as critical mass slowly embrace the facts: an intentional pathway of destruction for a broad political and economic agenda of psychopathic control, sadism, and slavery.
Carl Herman is a National Board Certified Teacher in economics, government, and history. His hobby is research, education, and lobbying for improved public policy. A principal project of his 30-years’ experience working with US “leadership” in government, economics and corporate media was to grow the citizen’s lobby, RESULTS, that led to two UN Summits (1990 World Summit for Children – the largest meeting of heads of state in world history – and the 1997 Microcredit Summit – topic of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize). Because US political leadership of both parties reneged on each and every public and private promise to end poverty, and US corporate media behaved as their political propagandists, Carl shifted his hobby to “follow the money.” His conclusions are explained and documented in these two articles (academic/professional voice, and more passionate citizen voice):
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