Fundamentals of the Revolution
Copyright © 2004 Bob Persons
March 6, 2004
- The Commons must be clearly defined and protected. Without it,
citizens and commerce cannot long survive. This includes
many things, including the environment, natural resources, the airwaves,
common utilities, transportation infrastructure.
- Public elected officials must be answerable only to the citizens of
the districts those officials represent. Outside agencies must not
be permitted to use money to influence. Campaign Finance Reform must
be about more than money. It must include all improper means of
- Corporations' powers must be reined in, to where they are subject to
the people's wishes. No more "personhood" for corporations. No more
buying legislation and policy. No more money votes that dwarf all
citizen votes at the polls. No more WTO and NAFTA laws imposed on
the American people without their consent. They must be held
accountable for any degradation of the Commons. No more monopolistic
mergers and trusts. No more outsourcing. No more investing in other
For our nation to survive in its duty to be answerable only to the
people, all three issues must be revolutionized.
Remove unjustified, unconstitutional corporate powers, and we could have
the freedom and the strength and will to accomplish all three goals.
- Lone Coyote Calls