Category Archives: Manifesto

Wednesday is War Day here at JBD2012!

Just another nugget for the manifesto… There are two kinds of wars: Land grabs for riches — which have been waged for millennia — and the kind America fights in the name of freedom and/or democracy.  Let’s revert to the … Continue reading

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Tuesday Manifesto Nibbles

Nobody sleeps on Tuesday.  Herewith, the Decent Manifesto grows. Entitlements.  If you signed a contract that guaranteed certain things like pensions, you deserve them — if you rightfully earned it, no one can rightfully take that away from you — … Continue reading

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Being decent and accountable: The third rail of politics

Any politician can be universally adored, as long as they never have to explain their beliefs, strategies or policies, or better yet, adhere to them once in office.  Such accountability, my advisers warn me, is the third rail of politics.  … Continue reading

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