Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Wake Up, America!

The majority of Americans continue to bury their heads in the sand, refusing to see the writing on the wall.

This is a Must-Read:

  • AlterNet: The End of America? Naomi Wolf Thinks It Could Happen:
    "An interview with author Naomi Wolf, whose new book, 'The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot,' may confirm your worries about democracy in America...."
  • Freedom Rider: Black America Left Behind:
    "The racial economic gap is growing, with whites moving ahead more quickly than Blacks. Even more damning to African American prospects, a new study shows that nearly half the children of the Black 'middle class' are worse off than their parents. Decades of accumulated, systemic assaults on Black upward mobility are definitively taking their toll, making a lie of the vaunted 'American Dream.' There is no mystery behind the disaster: 'If big business destroys entire industries that provide well paid employment, poverty is not far behind. If black people are targeted for prison, low marriage rates and lower incomes will be the result....'"
  • Bush May Still Bomb Iran, Despite NIE | The Progressive | By Matthew Rothschild
    "Hold on a second here. The risk of Bush attacking Iran is not yet over. When the National Intelligence Estimate on Iran came out earlier this week, a lot of people jumped to the conclusion that Cheney and the hardliners have lost, and so we can all breathe a sigh of relief. Well, I’m not exhaling at the moment. Because I still believe Bush and Cheney are going to do the deed...."
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