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About David Whitfield

I am a very strong believer in social justice. I believe we citizens should share the burdens, advantages, and disadvantages as equitably as possible. That means we should restart the draft; that way we can share the war pains. It also means that we would not approach war as capriciously as we do. All classes of different social economic statuses would have the opportunity to serve and share.

Our Mendacious Nation When leaders lie, people die. Imagine a Liar-in-Chief as Commander-in-Chief.  When leaders lie, people die!  And if you don’t believe that, just look at the wars of Viet Nam and Iraq; both wars were based on lies.  It is highly likely that we will put liars in the White House this November, …
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Foxes vs. Chickens: Feckless, Feeble Leadership

June 26th, 2012 | Posted by David Whitfield in Economic Justice - (0 Comments)

I have often said and still do, that many of our national leaders have neither the skills nor the will to solve the nation’s problems; they are not leaders but rather, political prostitutes, selling their influence and power to Wall Street and other corporations for money, money that keeps them in office. Consequently, they are …
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Letter to Goldman Sachs

April 10th, 2012 | Posted by David Whitfield in Economic Justice - (2 Comments)

Letter to Goldman Sachs Dear Goldman Sachs: In response to, “Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs,” NYT, March 14, 2012, by Mr. Greg Smith, my thoughts follow. The law requires you to maximize your shareholders’ investments; the law does not require you to lie, steal, cheat, and tolerate those who do. The law also does …
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The Caw for Social Justice

March 21st, 2012 | Posted by David Whitfield in Social Justice | Uncategorized - (3 Comments)

The Caw for Racial Justice Murder, murder is in the air, Murder, murder is everywhere, Murder here, murder there, Social Justice, do you care? “In this country American means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate.” ― Toni Morrison The difference of race is one of the reasons why I fear war may always exist; because …
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The Slippery Slope and Social Justice

March 17th, 2012 | Posted by David Whitfield in Social Justice | Uncategorized - (1 Comments)

This is my very first blog and as a social justice junkie I just wanted to open with a little food for thought. As a nation, I believe we need to think about our thinking, our worldview, our behavior, and survivability. So, here goes. When it comes to social justice, just where are we headed? We …
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Free the human race!

February 13th, 2012 | Posted by David Whitfield in Social Justice - (0 Comments)

Welcome to Social Justice Junkie!  On the banner of this site, the Raven perched on the left limb of “The Hanging Tree” is my friend and confidant.  His name is The Black Rascal. He sits at dusk on the limb as the day changes into night.  He watches the horizon, sees beyond the obvious, and …
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