The Paradox of Progress in America

FORWARD Someone dug up a copy of a college English Final that Johnny wrote in 2002. The purpose of the final was simply to write a concept paper that could serve as a model for proper grammar techniques. The subject matter was optional. We have decided to publish it as a verification on policy positions.…

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Environmental Survivability

The MCC Carbon Clock shows how much CO2 can be released into the atmosphere to limit global warming to a maximum of 1.5°C and 2°C, respectively. With just a few clicks, you can compare the estimates for both temperature targets and see how much time is left in each scenario. Planet Earth has been around…

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Bernard’s Dream

(This post was originally written shortly before the 2016 Democrat’s Convention.) I’m sure, as a young Polish boy in Brooklyn, Bernie Sanders never even once dreamed of performing upon the global stage he now perches. He certainly has made a name for himself and, more importantly, his purposes. Senator Bernard “Bernie” Sanders has done much…

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I am NOT a Politician…I am a free man!

In a FB thread, someone referred to me as a politician, because I’m running for office. Following is the original video that was shared in the post. I can’t embed the actual post because it is in a group. This happened to be in a Bernie group, so my response was thus: MY Original Comment…

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Social Responsibility

Black Lives Matter Collapse Black Lives Matter! because they haven't mattered in the U.S. for over 400 years and all lives can not matter until Black Lives Matter. Why? Because they have been minimized, marginalized, criminalized and policed, literally to death. Modern slavery can be found without chains and whips. As someone who actually saw Philando…

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Economic Accountability

Economics is the most important aspect of a Congressperson’s job. A theory of Economic Accountability may be simply understanding the net impact any business has on the community that feeds it. We understand that there has to be balance in all things. The natural world depends on it as much as our social world, which…

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Political Progressivity

Philosophy Our vision for democracy should be one in which candidates are speaking to the vast majority of our people – working people, the middle class, low-income people, the elderly, the children, the sick, and the poor – and discussing with them their ideas as to how we can improve lives for all of the…

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Johnny for Progress

Global Relativity

In a world of growing concerns, we face inhumanity by governments large and small. The United States does have a responsibility to help maintain human rights worldwide, with allies. However, that does not me engaging in regime change and senseless wars over natural resources. Trade policies that allow the U.S. and other governments to exploit workers…

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The System

It is not patriotic to create a mass exodus of labor to other countries, and then import the products for consumption, to a consumer population that is being pushed into poverty, more and more each day. Running a country is not the same as playing a game of Monopoly. That is a game for a…

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