It all starts locally
Asheville Global Report,
I found your publication on the internet. I enjoyed it. I am a 62
year old Air Force veteran and retired letter carrier. I published
and wrote a local alternative newspaper in this town of 3,000, but
I could fin dno advertisers after the local elite threatened them,
so my paper folded.
The national conflict of interest is systematic. It begins at the
local level where the local populace is intimidated or bribed by moneyed
interests. The situation is multiplied up the line until you get to
the Enrons and Halliburton, James Baker escapades.
I am donating $25 to you efforts.
John L. Boyer
GOP wants money
The Federal Reserve believes the US job market might not
recover fully until late 2005 or even later, even with above-average
growth in stock portfolios. The jobless recovery is working for the
efficiency experts who get paid by the uber-rich, but Bushs economic
plan of naked wealth class surrogacy is off by 1.5 million jobs for
On the environment, labor, security, civil rights, civil society policy,
and economics, the GOP is corporatist-fascist. Their ethos is sold to
their chattel via militarism, myth-making, and everything un-Christian.
And the Selected One, the bandit Jorge Arbusto, was never meant to be
The Republican leadership, with all their anti-people aggression, wont
extend unemployment benefits this holiday season. More than a case of
bad manners or vapid morals; America has changed since John F. Kennedy
was killed. Unfortunately, Kennedy may have been the last person gutsy
enough to take on corporatist-fascism in America. Everyone else learned
the Kennedy lesson: Americans arent smart enough or strong enough
to resist being led by the rich and powerful by their noses. Life is
about paychecks; and provided the Silent Majority are getting them,
nothing else matters. I guess the GOP just stands for Greed Over People