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men and women were casually dressed, polite and friendly.… When the
topic is 9/11 and the ‘official story’ told by the government, they all
speak and think with an impressive unanimity of opinion and with an
equally impressive sincerity.”
from The Truth Gathering Reviewed
by Stanley Fish, New York Times blog.
The Three Simple Virtues
Here at the Truth Party, we are about three simple virtues:
- USA Peace Leadership,
Freedom from Lies
1. Peace Leadership
time for the USA to become the leader in peace. We should be the top
expert in non-violent conflict resolution. We should stand for the
science of advanced human communication. This is our true legacy as
Americans: Martin Luther King, and Cesar Chavez, who showed that
nonviolence is more effective than violence.
In your critical thinking, remember what is good about America:
The first country to put the ideals of the Enlightenment into practice.
We were the first complex representative democracy.
core mission of the USA was originally to be the first "Anti-War
Nation." Jefferson said, "If there is one principle more deeply rooted
in the mind of every American, it is that we should have nothing to do
The first of five freedoms guaranteed
by the First Amendment prevents any one religion gaining state support.
Freedom of religion was guaranteed because the Founders wanted to avoid
the bloody European religious wars that had been raging since early
The First Amendment therefore has a bias
toward Peace and Freedom. It’s time for progressives to act like
prophets, and return America to the original promise, the original
covenant we made with History, at the Enlightenment.
2. Peace Economics
The war economy has bankrupted our country. The dollar is in decline,
and the Chinese, who own a big chunk of our debt, are getting nervous.
Stay on the path we are on, the dollar will collapse.
need to audit the Federal Reserve. We need something better: new Public
Interest banks to capitalism more democratic. A Federally-funded Public
Interest Capital Bank could directly fund progressive and green
entrepreneurs. This would be a real economic stimulus, and show an
innovative way some market mechanisms can be used in the service of the
3. Freedom from Lies
Despite Obama's promises, the Federal government relies on deception
and subterfuge. The Iraq War, 9/11, Anthrax, the “triple suicide” at
Guantanamo Bay, rendition, and torture, are all crimes against humanity
that need full investigation, and prosecution of the guilty. It’s the
right thing to do.
empire is an empire in crisis, expanding abroad, but bankrupt at home.
The USA aches for answers, and they will come from me, and you, through
this new political formation, the Truth Party.
not just at American history for its slavery, the theft from the
Natives, and the current imperialism. Never forget America’s
contributions: democracy, the internet, jazz, hip-hop, and rock and
What’s next? What are the next big ideas from our country, for the world?
These are the things that will save us and save the planet:
USA Peace Leadership,
Freedom from Lies