IM2 Opinionated is a site that tries to look past the words muttered by our leaders in an attempt to get people to use senses other than their ears. Hopefully this will help people get a true sense of what is going on in their world and the world around them. Although most subjects will be of a serious nature, there will be humor involved as well, because jokes can also shed light on the truth.
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In this setting, I will speak on the issues of the day, providing insight as seen from my perspective.
A country only exists because of the people who created it: No country existed before people settled there and named it. Today, countries only exist because of the people within. If a country fails its people it has failed to fulfill its only real purpose:
1) 40 million face food insecurity in America everyday, while Jeff Bezos sits on $150,000,000,000 (that's 150 billion dollars) and earns $250,000,000 (that's 250 million dollars everyday. While Bezos has failed to exhibit any Humanity, America has failed to stop such abhorrent behavior as that exhibited by Bezos.
2) America has incarcerated 2.3 million people, many for non-violent drug offenses and some for life, for stealing things like $153 dollars of compact discs. 2.3 million people is more people than were enslaved at the height of slavery in 1850 as well as 25% of those incarcerated on the entire planet. America only holds 5% of the entire planets population, but it incarcerates 25% of the planets imprisoned people.
Here are the links for all of the sources used in "Solution: Enough complaining. Let's fix America!" They are presented here as they appear in the book. Just copy and past the URL into your browser address bar.
001Confession of an Economic hitmanBookJohn Perkins on AmazonVIhttps://smile.amazon.com/Confessions-Economic-Hit-John-Perkins/dp/0452287081/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1511448630&sr=8-2&keywords=confessions+of+an+economic+hitman+by+john+perkins
002How America Made ISISArticleHuffington PostVIhttps://www.huffingtonpost.com/tom-engelhardt/how-america-made-isis_b_5751876.html
003Armed Fake Protester Planted By Oil CompanyVideoYoutubeVIIIhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyUKpw3aOyo&feature=youtu.be
As those in the one percent of the one percent play with the stock market in an attempt to pilfer the last $1000 dollars that most America can't even save for an emergency (https://money.cnn.com/2018/01/18/pf/lack-of-savings-cover-unexpected-expense/index.html), America moves ever so closer to moral, social, economic and environmental collapse, the last two impacting the entire planet to varying degrees. When certain Chinese debt is considered less risky than its American counterpart around the world,
(https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2018-12-12/markets-conclude-u-s-treasuries-are-riskier-than-chinese-debt) a sincere and thorough investigation of America's financial viability into the future is warranted. As some countries seek to usurp the dollar as the World's reserve currency, while others away from the Petrodollar, (https://www.huffingtonpost.com/alastair-crooke/petrodollar-us-saudi-policy_b_6245914.html) America's influence and practices around t…