Deus Ex Machina!

 

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By Alberto Pupo

The fiscal cliff deal occurs in a deus ex machina fashion. “And the Peasants Rejoice!” While everyone was ringing in the New Year in Washington “100 so called Representatives of the people” were deciding what to do about the “fiscal cliff” and in the end a bargain was struck. However all happy notions of the rich not taking much of a hit and the”precious military” protected for at least another two months aside, the troubling issue that nobody seems to be talking about is that is this last minute bargain, corporate media alarming, style of politics going to be the future of leadership in America? Are the people going to be constantly subjected to manipulative deals with everything hanging in the balance ? Is this the sort of leadership we want for our Nation?

With the “new deal” (a pale version of Continue reading

The Mayan Cliff?

 

By Alberto Pupo

The end of the world is here. So this is the great 12/21/12, the end of an era, the beginning of the Alien Invasion (or so says the X-Files). Will there be some great cataclysm, a wild shifting of the poles? Or will the day pass uneventful and the on December 22, 2012 it will be business as usual? Will we wake to a scorched Earth? Or a New era of peace and prosperity. The questions are certainly burning in the minds of Continue reading