Monday, January 1, 2001

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What the United States is - a Union.
It is not - a nation, country, or state!

  1. Introduction
     
  2. Time" as an emblem for inextricable cultural differences
     
  3. The Old Nation-Building Myths of America
     
  4. A More Perfect Union, Not Country, Nation, Or State
     
  5. A More Perfect Union as a 21st Century Kaleidoscope
     
  6. A Second Civil War Between Groups
    • We can divide people into tribes, ethnicities, and races. So we do.
    • We can group people into cultures and religions. So we do.
    • We can divide people into geographic groups such as Mississippians and Californians. So we do
    • We can consider any person "not of our group" as "the other." So we do.
    • And when we fail as individuals to achieve happiness, we can blame "the other." And so we do.

                                                                                                                      

  California's Distinct History, Divergent Culture,
and Diverse Economy

  1. #Calexit. Perhaps 170 years of invidious doubtful scorn is enough
    1. A New California Republic?
    2. Introduction to a Necessary Political Revolt
    3. The Roles of Migration and Spain, not England, in California History
    4. The essential Pacific-centric world view of California's economy and culture
    5. Born Golden, Born a Californian, but not in these "dis-United" States
       
  2. The Counter-Ascendancy of California Empirical Egalitarian Progressivism
     
  3. Old California Progressives sense déjà vu when looking at the Newsom Era despite the need to secure states' rights because of Trump's America
     
  4. 21st Century California vulnerabilities to active Neoliberal political opportunists
     
  5. To A God Unknown: Steinbeck, Stine, and Medieval California
     
  6. Overcoming Words That Blind and Bind (6 Post Series)
     
  7. As a California Democrat, you must praise the $15 minimum wage and ignore the evil of Apple - it's all very confusing and very wrong
     
  8. Brexit: "Ignorance is bliss" is the core theme of an initiative/referendum democracy like California's
     
  9. California and Kentucky - A tale of two states: From Sen. Henry Clay's Compromise of 1850 to Obama's Affordable Care Act
     
  10. The 21st Century Disruption Way-of-Life (2 Post Series)
     
  11. Climate Change: The shiny old object catching the eye of some lesser wrong-headed politicians
     

                                                                                                                      

  Climate Change & Environmental Issues

  1. Climate Change Black Death surrounds us (3 Part Series)
  2. Has Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cost us decades of progress on the Green New Deal?
     
  3. As the midterm election approaches we should be in great fear of Climate Change. Why aren't we?
     
  4. In California we are overcoming words that blind and bind (6 part series)
     
  5. Gray Whales versus Offshore Power (5 posts)
     
  6. Climate Change and California Wildfires (4 posts)
     
  7. The lack of comprehensive political economy goals will create concurrent pecuniary and environmental disasters for the U.S. Gen X and later generations
     
  8. While The Deplorables roll back environmental regulation: Tropical cyclones (aka hurricanes and typhoons) wreak havoc on Atlantic and Pacific coastlines
     
  9. The Anthropocene is not real: How arrogance of human-importance has allowed climate scientists to trample chronostratigraphic science creating fake news for political purposes
     
  10. "Clear waters and green mountains are mountains of gold and silver." Seeking a Beautiful China and California together in harmony for our grandchildren
     
  11. Xi Jinping's 21st Century Silk Economic Belt and Road: About California's future if China becomes the world's 21st Century economic center
     
  12. Slowing the 21st Century Disruption Way-of-Life: Emperical Egalitarian Progressives act to rebuild California infrastructure and jobs
     
  13. Privatizing the federal government's purpose: Let's run government like a business - ensconce research results, obscure future plans, secrete executive activities, avert unwanted publicity
     
  14. For 3rd Graders and Donald Trump: Where the water in a river comes from
     
  15. For the sake of our children we must not suffer fools gladly: What exactly does it mean to advocate "tolerance"
     
  16. This week Bannon promises a dystopian future: California opens environmental defensive front in Trumpism's anti-California War
     
  17. Climate Change: The shiny old object catching the eye of some lesser wrong-headed politicians
     
  18. #Calexit. Perhaps 170 years of invidious doubtful scorn is enough
     
  19. Who will represent the trees?
     
  20. Donald Trump: just kill a 3-inch fish and thousands of family businesses so I can win California in November
     
  21. To A God Unknown: Steinbeck, Stine, and Medieval California
     

                                                                                                                      

  Egalitarian Progressivism

  1. The Counter-Ascendancy of California Empirical Egalitarian Progressivism
     
  2. Old California Progressives sense déjà vu when looking at the Newsom Era despite the need to secure states' rights because of Trump's America
     
  3. Regarding "When We Rise" - How history repeats itself and why we must protect "San Francisco Values"
     
  4. In California we are overcoming words that blind and bind: avoiding the ideology of Neoliberalism
     
  5. In California we are overcoming words that blind and bind: the trap of the technology promise
     
  6. Slowing the 21st Century Disruption Way-of-Life: Emperical Egalitarian Progressives act to rebuild California infrastructure and jobs
     
  7. The critical civics lesson America & Trump needed: 21st Century Ideologies in America & the Government$ of the United States
     
  8. Manifest Destiny versus "those babies" - The culture war threat to California's history, folklore, identity and people
     
  9. The 115th U.S. Congress aims for budgetary chaos in California public services by 2020
     
  10. The Second American Civil War begins in an assault on the most dynamic people in California's tech, farm and service sectors
     
  11. 21st Century California vulnerabilities to active Neoliberal political opportunists
     
  12. The Cruel Illusion of the California Dream Early in the 21st Century
     

                                                                                                                      

  China & The Pacific Rim

  1. The essential Pacific-centric world view of California's economy and culture - #Calexit. Perhaps 170 years of invidious doubtful scorn is enough
     
  2. Xi Jinping's 21st Century Silk Economic Belt and Road:  About California's future if China becomes the world's 21st Century economic center
     
  3. Xi Jinping's strategy for a 21st Century China: With thoughtful characteristics a President tends his plan for 1.4 billion people for 2020, 2035, and 2049
     
  4. "Clear waters and green mountains are mountains of gold and silver." Seeking a Beautiful China and California together in harmony for our grandchildren
     
  5. The Art of the Pro-Communist Deal:  President Trump enlists the United States in Xi Jinping's 21st Century World Vision as U.S. Pacific allies reject him, and by necessity us
     
  6. (6 part series)
     
  7. Economic ideologies have declared war: Why Western Neoliberal capitalists fear socialist China's Xi and fear for capitalist Russia's Putin
     
  8. No, it is a "tax" not a "war" How supposed anti-tax Trumpists confuse the ignorant by calling it "a trade war with China"
     
  9. Tariffs: Trump's excise tax to be collected soon from his deplorably unknowing fans
     
  10. "We’re modernizing our nuclear arsenal" to save the word of Jesus, Pence warns China and the world at the Koch funded Dr. Strangelove institute
     
  11. Why you should fear Trumpism's Steve Bannon: War with China within 8 years and other reasons
     
  12. The U.S. "China threat" disinformation industry. It's ramping up agitation for a war with China in East Asia which America cannot possibly win!
     
  13. The lack of comprehensive political economy goals will create concurrent pecuniary and environmental disasters for the U.S. Gen X and later generations (5 part series)
     
  14. The risky policies of "know nothing" political amateurs: Protecting the value of U.S. technology, including biotechnology, could be suicide
     
  15. IMF: Far-reaching in your life but not on your list of chat acronyms
     
  16. History Matters: The 2016 Bi-Partisan Attack on the Pacific States People, Beliefs, Economy, Defense
     
  17. Sanders and Trump to destroy Pacific Rim states of California, Oregon, and Washington