Summary: Many odd stories mark the evolution of America-that-once-was into the New America. Dark and mysterious stories, often about the uses of government power for private ends. Today we look at the death of Sunny Sheu, and the cover-up of the death of this anti-corruption whistleblower by numerous agencies and the mainstream media. "The … Continue reading A mystery about a possible domestic hit by the police in America
Summary: Economic and political conditions have slowly evolved since the major nations began massive stimulus programs in early 2009. Now the pace may be accelerating. This post briefly looks at three major issues in the US (more coming later). As usual on the FM website, this states analysis and forecasts in clear language; the reader mentally can … Continue reading A situation report about two headine issues – and a more serious problem
Summary: The long recession has brought forth episodes of oppression and lawlessness that cry out for citizen activism. Another Tea Party. But we snooze on. Here's one such, and reports of the some embers of the Republic which still burn brightly. At the end are conclusions and links (for those who would like to know … Continue reading Here’s an opportunity for the Tea Party: fighting foreclosure fraud by banks!
These are nothing but tiny sparks. But if encourage them, perhaps they will grow into something larger. The first shows justice at work, for there are consequences to bank scofflaws. The second shows a more typical situation. "A ‘Little Judge’ Who Rejects Foreclosures, Brooklyn Style", New York Times, 30 August 2009 "Judges’ Frustration Grows With … Continue reading Sparks of justice still live in America – cherish them and perhaps they’ll spread
The current generations of Americans were born to affluence (most of them, that is), and few have any idea how quickly it can all go away. As it did for Latin America -- rich after WWII, poor today. Here are three articles foreshadowing a possible future for America. All grim, all essential reading to understand … Continue reading A look at America’s future – grim unless we get smart and pull together