Trump says “War!”  The World says “Peace!”

The world has gotten a look into the abyss, and doesn’t like what it saw staring back.

As Iran’s General Qassem Suleimani was arriving on a mission of peace — having been invited to Iraq to help mediate relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia — he was brutally ambushed by an American drone on his way from the Baghdad Airport.  A leader of Iraq’s own anti-ISIS militias was killed in the same blast.

The Trump administration’s flurry of lies was so brazen as to be a deliberate challenge to the world.  “We done it and we’re glad.  Whatcha gonna do about it?”  The U.S. threatened Iran with nuclear devastation if Iran struck back.  People around the world were glued to their TV sets as the official commentators droned on.  World War III breaking out was a real possibility.  Even if Iran were “turned into a parking lot,” Iran made clear that it would go down shooting and an increasingly fragile imperial economy would go down with it.

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Green Party of Florida endorses Fair Representation Act

For Boss Tweeds then and now, the people are coming for you!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Contact:  Mark Patterson, Communications Secretary,
communications@GreenPartyFL

The state Coordinating Council of the Green Party of Florida (GPFL) has endorsed the Fair Representation Act (HR 4000), and calls on Congress and the President to swiftly implement this key pro-democracy reform.  Originally introduced in the U.S. House in June 2017 and re-introduced in July 2019 by Rep. Donald S. Byer, Jr. (D-VA-8), the measure would:

  1. Establish the use of Ranked Choice Voting in elections for Representatives in Congress;
  2. Require each state with more than one Representative to establish multi-member Congressional districts”; and
  3. Require states to conduct Congressional redistricting through independent commissions.

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