Beto O’Rourke

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What are people looking for in a candidate during the 2018 midterm elections? Primarily, they want to bring the country back to civility from the environment that the Jerry Springer of politics, Donald Trump has created. They are looking for honesty, integrity, and politician’s ability to work with others across the aisle. Now, they believe they have found it in this candidate.

Texas’ enthusiastic, authentic, Representative Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), appeared with MSNBC’s Chris Matthews on the Hardball University of Houston show. He has been running against Senate Ted Cruz (R-TX) and has a very good chance of winning, but only if people come out and vote.

He told the audience that Trump’s “neo-Nazis are very fine people” attitude just was not working …

http://bipartisanreport.com/2018/10/31/beto-orourke-calls-out-trump-for-inciting-violence-gop-melts-into-puddle/

NATO’s Nazi beginnings

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by Robert S. Rodvik

Who gave NATO the right to rule the world? This author elucidates how the Western elite, many of whom were Hitler supporters, rescued a vast number of Nazi hierarchy and placed them in positions to continue the many decades long fight against Russia.

The One Percent of the time and the One Percent of today have sent millions to their deaths in formulating and enacting Winston Churchill’s 1918 pledge to “strangle at its birth” the Bolshevik menace. Total control of the so-called mainstream media has furthered that odious task.

https://off-guardian.org/2018/10/29/natos-nazi-beginnings/

Birthright citizenship is in the constitution

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by John Nichols

‘If anyone missed Trump’s full embrace of nationalism, the president is playing every racist & xenophobic card in the deck to drive the point home. His attack on birthright citizenship is a political ploy. But that does make his bigotry any less real.’

“All persons BORN or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States…” — 14th Amendment.  That is what the Constitution says. Donald Trump has NO AUTHORITY to change that.

If Trump attempts to undermine the 14th Amendment with an executive order, that’s a lawless and wholly impeachable offense.

On January 20, 2017, Donald Trump swore an oath to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States. Yet, this week, as part of his ongoing campaign to divide and conquer the country he is supposed to serve, the president is claiming that he has the power to override the Constitution with an executive order.

https://www.thenation.com/article/birthright-citizenship-is-in-the-constitution/

Why a neoliberal society can’t survive

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by TJ Coles

When we are forced into an economic system that makes us compete at every level, the logical outcome is societal decline or collapse.

If this decades-long model continues to be imposed across the world, especially in nations with huge populations like India and China, which are increasingly adopting neoliberal policies, today’s divisive politics and crumbling infrastructure will seem like a minor headache, particularly against the backdrop of diminishing resources and climate change.

http://axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/Article_81711.shtml

5 major crops in the crosshairs of climate change

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Climate change is coming like a freight train, or a rising tide. And our food, so dependent on rain and suitable temperatures, sits right in its path.

The plants that nourish us won’t disappear entirely. But they may have to move to higher and cooler latitudes, or farther up a mountainside. Some places may find it harder to grow anything at all, because there’s not enough water.

Here are five foods, and food-growing places, that will see the impact.

https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2018/10/25/658588158/5-major-crops-in-the-crosshairs-of-climate-change