Category Archives: Nurturant State

The end of “you’re on your own.” Government of, by, and for the people requires both
– a government with the moral purpose to equally protect and empower all the people for maximum success and minimal inequality, and
– active participation of the people to maintain such a government.

Tracking the Growth of American Authoritarianism

“Can There Really Be Fascist People In A Democracy?”
Libertarians are stealthily taking over America.

Since the 1971 Powell Memo, America has moved closer and closer to Fascism.

 

Just call me Comrade . . .

IF you define socialism as any form of taking tax money from people to provide services and infrastructure, YOU really don’t understand what Socialism actually is. You are dependent on society and society takes care of many of your needs without you even thinking about it. Continue reading

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Common Wealth – Key to Our Democracy and Threatened by a Growing Aristocracy

” … to clear the paths of laudable pursuit for all; to afford all an unfettered start, and a fair chance in the race of life. “ In my previous posting, I provided a list of critical factors that compare … Continue reading

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Family Models and The Market – More on Our Two Political Worldviews

In my previous post, I reviewed the conservative and progressive worldviews from a historical and family model perspective. In this posting, I review these two worldviews according to set of critical factors and how they help define each worldview. This … Continue reading

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Two Worldviews – A History, Two Ideal Family Models and The Role of Empathy

In my article on November 12, 2008, I discussed the need to build a progressive empathetic foundation to at least match if not surpass the well developed and obesely funded conservative single-party foundation that brought us torture, preemptive war and … Continue reading

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Caring as a National Policy – What Empathy Can Bring Back to America

The talk of change is all around. We are seeing its potential in the transition from one president to the next. Hopefully, this is just the beginning of change that will rekindle the ideas of our founding fathers and their … Continue reading

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Turning Point – From Exposing the “Conservatives Without Conscience” Single-party State to an Empathetic State

The primary effort of this blog, with the help of John Dean, Robert Altemeyer, Shadia Drury, Philip Zimbardo and many others, has been about our close call with becoming a single-party state under the likes of Karl Rove, Dick Cheney, … Continue reading

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Who Should Pay for the Mistakes of Our Leaders and Their Rich Friends?

If I made a major decision that I later came to regret because it is costing me much more than I can manage while still living my life of ‘luxury,’ what options do I have. Should I ask strangers to … Continue reading

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