Our System of Elections Must Be Abolished

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Disclaimer: I am not advocating that people stop voting. Using one of the few options given to us, voting, does not mean the system works. U.S. elections are not democratic. Our choices are limited and the elections are dominated by corporations that work exclusively to guarantee their profits. Our corporate government shovels …

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Congressman Ron Barber Sends Mixed Signals

Official portrait of congressman Ron Barber of Arizona

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN This is an unpublished letter to the editor sent to the Arizona Daily Star. Note that President Obama did not make good on his threat to veto the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act, and that the Social Security Trust Fund has lent out upwards of $2.5 trillion for other government programs (particularly …

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