Tom Hall: Third parties offer, once every four years, the pretense that their presidential candidates, with no supporting body of local, state or Congressional allies, will make major changes in “the system”. This is balderdash.
To whatever extent we citizens abdicate our responsibility to learn and employ the tools of good self goveernment, others will usurp those powers and enslave us.
Iraq Vets Against the War (IVAW) has begun planning for the IRR direct action project. Many of us know that involuntary activation from the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) has had a significant impact on the veterans’ community. Some vets may go two to three years without beginning to process their post-traumatic stress as they expect [...]