Modern Politics 101

The economic gain in politics is a given today in the United States money dictates policy. The fact that we have an intractable president gave me pause to relate to a man who was known for plain speaking. The issue of speaking how you think gives the opportunity to engage with counterpoint in politics. One not holding to party or concepts line is free thinking toward what can be consensus with engagement.

Voter/Individualism/Americans

Voter participation give voice and substance to his thought processes. Voters put their interests first. This concept was foremost in the formation of America. The advocates for Independence from England put forth arguments for their positions.

The chief argument was for individual freedom of interaction with voice in government. The people by vote give their consensus to their interests on policy by their elected officials. We as voters must put our interests first to help others.

Reality/Truth/Common Sense/Political Position

How one comes viewpoints is the product of his culture, voters should do a introspective .

All Politics are Local

Reality/Truth/Common Sense/Political Position

America is a composite of diverse cultures this is reality. You cannot change what is in a person’s mindset without discourse this is truth. The finger pointing and the blame game does not work. Common sense and objective truth are the ways to achieve a political position of consensus.

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Economics of Western Culture

Economics of Western Culture

The basis of western culture is based on the pursuit of economic gain. Slavery, colonialism, and racism are tied to the pursuit of money. The pattern is based on the principle getting rid of impediments. Jesus is a prime example after railing against the moneylenders. Professor David Landry of the University of St. Thomas suggests that “the importance of the episode is signaled by the fact that within a week of this incident, Jesus is dead. Matthew, Mark, and Luke agree that this is the event that functioned as the ‘trigger’ for Jesus’ death.”[16]

Issue/Injustice

Issue/Injustice

The premature death of Mr. Floyd was an injustice this issue is more than  

Black Lives Matter. The global response is a shot heard around the world

His last words have become a rally call for the oppressed.

Black Lives Matter. The global response is a shot heard around the world

His last words have become a rally call for the oppressed.

Racism/Economics

Racism/Economics

 Racism is a subset of a larger problem the subjugation of people for economic goals. Slavery in America became the money cog of industry in the south in conjunction with northern manufacturing the north. Europeans preyed on people of color worldwide with colonialism; China, Africa, South America, India are economic history.