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Ripped-Off Deniers

Yesterday I heard a happy Republican crediting President Trump's self-proclaimed successes to his training and experience with consumer-driven accountability; meaning, I presume, his for-profit experience with market-driven consumerism. Now I realize this for-profit wealth of experience outside Washington, untainted by prior government experience, appears compelling for how he became President Trump as opposed to continuing as Emperor Trump, although there is some concern that these two have become the same, a monstrous hybrid of plutocracy, but what does all this say about us, that we think a lifetime of public sector legislation is less consumer market driven than a lifetime of private sector management? I mean isn't a democratic government supposed to be cooperative production of consumer-citizen satisfaction, health and happiness and prosperity and all those other extending family virtues we originally declared as root of our sustainable interdependence? So, how is this presidential choice not taking a further step precisely in the wrong, even more competitive, self-promoting, direction? Maybe this happy Republican business advocate was touting the virtues of more competitive experience in autonomous response to other producer-driven markets, the advertised commercial success emerging from past healthy wealth of big dollar outcomes. Self-promoting budgets, bully pulpits, proclaim autonomously-held glorious outcomes, pitched to larger and larger markets, as incoming revenues exceed outgoing revenues. And yet this is not at all the type of producer-satisfaction business President Trump is selling within this democratic enterprise. His budget will further increase expenditures beyond revenue when he could move toward balance by eliminating his proposed tax-revenue cuts exclusively designed to leave more dollars in the self-investing hands of our wealthiest individuals and corporations, the folks with those big self-marketing budgets with which Trumpians have so much experience, and by turning the bomb dropping military into tree planting militias in areas of strategic pathological toxic-climate concern. But, as long as we continue electing NRA Presidents for their competitive self-promotional training and experience, responding to competitive EitherOr marketing campaigns, we will continue to receive a competing bicameral absence of cost-effective legislation with no explicit investment in our cooperative health care and regenerative education values, rooted in co-empathic trust rather than capitalism's bottom line of chronic competitive mistrust, rooted in WinLose evolutionary theories rather than WinWin cooperatively enriching democratic experience. How can we expect any President or legislature to become cost-effective and produce healthy sustainable outcomes when we continue to elect denial of transparent accountability for measuring healthy cooperative production outcomes against wealth consumption investments that actually disinvest away from future health production outcomes? Healthy soil and water, healthy climates and landscapes, healthy extending families and GoldenRule multicultures, produce hot house tomatoes only for those who choose to remain stuck inside, denying what's happening outside by navel-gazing competitions all day and night, and ego-maniacal exclaiming against interdependent values of Earth's intrinsically cooperative health sustaining bioregional networks of wealth. Little wonder so many homeless and autistic and chronically ill people feel compelled to live marginalized lives outdoors where Earth's larger canopy feels more therapeutic than indoor competing anthro-supremacist toxins. Watch out for lowly peace-makers, for we are inheriting what's left of Earth.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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