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DRAFT

Spiritual
Platform
for
America
Hal Schroeder
Edited by Patricia OBrien Libutti
Ascensionist Press 2015

2015 Hal Schroeder


All rights reserved.

DEDICATION
To Those to Whom I Listened
Shirley Calpine, my first guru, and an absolute angel of Love, a
modern day saint. In memoriam.
Charlie Sutton, Most dedicated Peace Corps teacher, a great
inspiration for me to learn Ethiopian culture.
Donald and Martha Murphy, my roommate from college, along
with wife, Martha who took the barbarian out of Don.
Reverend Paul Taman, great inspiration for following spirit, of
truth telling, and of unconditional love.
Reverend Dr. Marge Britt, fellow traveler in Spirit. Greatest mirror

of my life.

Nick Massed, Peace Corps volunteer, who passed too early. In


memoriam, Great friend.
Ralph Real and Bob Linn, two most dedicated teachers I ever met.
---Hal Schroeder, October 30, 2015

SPIRITUAL PLATFORM FOR AMERICA

CONTENTS
Introduction:
Principles Before Personalities

The VA Tragedy

Taxation

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Labor

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Patriotism and Immigration

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Photo IDs: We Shall Reap What We Sow

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Education

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Housing

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Health Care

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Full Employment

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Community Banks

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Energy

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The Time to Act Is Now

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About the Author

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
For all of my books, I have one major Thank you, and that is to
my editor, Patricia OBrien Libutti. Pat is phenomenal in taking
my raw written words and putting them into publishable print. It is
akin to taking a raw egg and turning it into an omelet. I am
extremely fortunate, lucky, and certainly blessed for the skills of
Patricia, as how many people want to be eating a raw egg?
I also wish to thank those who she asked to help her produce this
book with their talents:
Bruce Lohse Libutti, who provided proofreading and insightful
comments, and
James Scheirer provided photos of sunrises and sunsets taken in
national parks, as well as research on copyright compliance for
use of the photos in the book covers and accompanying blogs
Ascensionist Press.
Hal Schroeder, October 30, 2015.

INTRODUCTION

Spiritual Platform for America: Principles before Personalities

The 2016 elections, both for the presidency and for the congress
promise to be the most important and the most revolutionary in
history.
When have candidates such as Donald Trump. Dr. Ben Carson,
Carly Fiorino, and Bernie Sanders debated in a reality show,
sponsored by Facebook, to get elected?
When have politicians been held in such ill repute?
When has the entire Congress been branded with a 7 % approval
ratings, with our President not far behind?
The answer lies in the dual reality of the arrogance of our leaders
and the sleepwalking, non-intelligent, non-thinking American
populace, who just accept whatever politicians give them in
candidates and policies. They just fall in love with candidates,
based on charismatic or bombastic speech, often one that appeals
to the fears within us.
The truth is that we get what we deserve; we get what we dont
fully think out spiritually, ethically, and morally. The fault lies
within us, the American electorate, myself included, as prior to this
book, I was not standing on the street corner, as I am here and
now, shouting and screaming about these issues.
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The American apocalypse is here and now, unless every one of us


acts in this election. In these elections we must, if America is to
survive and thrive, move to principles, rather than personalities,
practicing uncommon common sense.
Who cares what we know about the candidate if they will promise
and then deliver, what America wants, needs, and desires? Do you
care if our president is an 85 year old librarian from Sheboygan
Wisconsin, or a 35 year old computer nerd from the bayous of
Louisiana if one will deliver the goods?
Environmental threats pervade the atmosphere to the extent that we
have impaired ability to drink, eat, and breathe, to even survive.
The possible destruction of our economy can happen in a
nanosecond. The combination of the right hackers, or the right
dirty bombs going off from terrorists engender the same threats of
survival. Historian and non-historians alike, with a minimum of
study, will articulate that America has entered the time frames of
the fall of all the great civilizations. Egypt, Athens, Rome, and
many others, ignored the needs of all, for the benefit of the ones in
power. And each fell, as we can now.

What happened to the wisdom and common sense of maxims that


guided citizens in the past? : We need to return to the wisdom that
our country, and our ethical and moral, if not religious foundations
were founded upon. We need to have every decision, every
program, every policy reflect our principles of the following, with
almost daily evaluation of where we are right, and where we are
surrounded with a miasma of error.
Those who do not learn the lessons of the past are doomed to
repeat it
The truth shall set us free.
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In God we trust.
All are created equal.
Love your neighbor as yourself>
Do unto others as you would have them done unto you.
Any country or organization is only as strong as its weakest
link.
And there is always this test:
Have we walked in someone elses moccasins before proposing
and acting?
Thus, not only do these positions needing e adopted by our
candidates voice what the American people want, need, and
desire, they are so self-evident that some of these positions will be
so enormously popular that close to 100 % of the people will
insist on their passage.
Why would these positions we discuss in this book be so popular
as to cause all kinds of people from different ideological
persuasions, from the Republican and Democratic parties, from
the Libertarian and the Socialist, and, of course, from the evergrowing number of Independents come together to get them
enacted? Because they are of such common sense that they be need
to be called uncommon common sense, so that anyone who has
an interest in these issues would and could only say: Why not 50
years ago? Why so long in the making? We need this
immediately.
Spiritual platform for America has twelve planks, each covering
vital areas for the countrys spiritual health. None is more
important than another; all are one for the country. These
approaches of uncommon common sense and principles before
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personalities is used in all these positions to liberate and empower


America.
So, I present these Spiritual Platform for America Planks
1. Everyone works.
2. Everyone pays taxes.
3. Everyone pays his/her fair share of taxes.
4. Everyone is given the chance to own his/her own business.
5. Everyone has affordable health care.
6. Everyone serves in patriotic activities.
7. Everyone has the opportunity to purchase a house, abolishing
homelessness.
8. Everyone has an adequate income, abolishing poverty.
9. Everyone can purchase cheap energy, abolishing dependence on
foreign sources.
10. Everyone has educational opportunities to bring out his/her
creative abilities.
11. Everyone participates in rebuilding his/her community, as a
bottom-up approach it will release the energy we need for our
abundance.
12. Every veteran who served his/her country must come home to a
life with the full benefits experienced before service to his/her
country, as well as any care incurred by due to service experience ,
all provided by the United States of America, which they
protected..
I am not looking for pie-in-the-sky ideas, I am advocating what
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should have been so self-evident that passage of supporting


legislation should have occurred long ago. When seen, read, and
digested, the groups affected will demand their passage regardless
of the personality of the candidate.
Principles, policies, and practices must rule over personalities. This
is not to exclude that a well-known candidate would not make it
easier. It would be great for an Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts,
a Vice President of the quality of Joe Biden, a reform voice such as
Bernie Sanders, a governor with the experience of Jeb Bush, or a
Chris Christy, a senator with the experience of Marco Rubio, or
John McCain, a Congressman of the quality of Dennis Kucinich or
John Garamendi, all of whom would make it easier to move the
electorate much more quickly into ground swells of support for
these positions, but it is not necessary.
And, in line with this, let us not ignore that the people we choose
to run on these positions need not be politicians, but might come
from any economic or social setting: rich, poor, famous, or
unknown. Thus, people, such as Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, along
with the Franciscan Cardinal OMalley of Boston, would be
excellent advocates of these positions, as would the CEO of
Google, or the President of Harvard. Mother Theresa would be my
choice, if she were alive.
Do we care who it is, as long as these positions become law and
the daily practice of American life? For many who do not know
him, take a deep and special look at former senator and medical
doctor Tom Coburn of Oklahoma. He would be an ideal candidate
to carry out the policies in this book, with the deepest possible
integrity, skill, alacrity, and ability to get people working together.
Senator Coburn, Mother America is approaching you.
Each of the planks of this platform is advocated for the same
reason: it is the will of the people that each position is advanced.
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Thus the greedy, and the selfish, and even unfortunately


government employees who have built systems of perks and
privileges into their employ that no other Americans have will
have to join the line of being created equal, sharing our gifts and
talents, perks and privileges, while loving America to its fullest
potential.
Citizens, fellow patriots, fellow legions of soldiers of the ethically
right and fair, join with us in this sacred and holy endeavor to heal
Mother America and restore it to its greatness, which can only
happen when its ideals are fully realized and implemented. Bring
the people to power who can put these spiritual planks into action.

Lets give each of us a government we can all be proud of and


fully support.

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THE VA TRAGEDY

Save a veteran today.


Save our veterans today.
Save those who have suffered every day after their military
service.
Do it now.

This year, fraud has been perpetrated by lying about legal and
established time frames for the VA to see veterans for health
reasons. In waiting, some veterans died, and others waited-and still
wait-- for needed medical services for years.
The full extent of this fraud is still being investigated. The
anecdotal evidence reported as actual medical care, is, in many
cases, bordering on extreme malpractice.
Recent reports picture doctors as pill merchants actually
medicating veterans so that they sleep up to 23 hours a day. One of
those veterans recently interviewed about his experience, stated:
"I lost three years of my life where I barely remember
anything," he said. "I'd sleep 23 out of 24 hours of the day
because of those pills. It destroyed our family. It really
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After the VA scandal this year, legislators are alert and active in
combating the injuries of all types endured by our vets. The bill
introduced by Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Sen. John McCain (RAZ) (The Sanders-McCain Veterans Bill ) was passed by the
Senate on June 11, 2014. This bill calls for instituting new VA
health care facilities, funding for new doctors, and expanding
approval for private care for vets, among other things.
However, the bill was not passed by the House. Legislators are
moving ahead, but too little if anything at all is being done to
ensure true quality health care for vets not in the direction of
quality health care for vets, the emerging legislation is all about
emergency care of closing gaps opened by lack of attention to vets.
The irony of all ironies is that we are great at giving our soldiers
extensive physicals to make sure they are physically and mentally
capable of going to war, yet we let them languish, die, and in many
cases are killed by the very system, the VA, that is supposed to be
accomplishing this simple goal.
Restoring our vets to wholeness also means restoring their sense of
dignity as a human being, thus we must guarantee each veteran a
job, worthy of the both the skills he/she previously possessed and
those the military taught him.
Yet how many thousands of veterans cannot find a job or find
housing?
We have all been blind, but through amazing grace, we can see and
act right now.
We need to awaken and acknowledge that our core values have
been grossly lacking. The VA, even when giving their minimal
medical care, has the implicit goal of warehousing these soldiers,
without any idea of helping them.
We, as a nation, need to find them not just housing, but a home. If
you doubt this, just go to the wards of a VA hospital, and try to
come out not sick to the depths of your very soul.
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Why should these vets who fought for us be denied the very best
medical care?
Why should they not be allowed to go to the Mayo Clinic, Sloan
Kettering Cancer facilities, John Hopkins Medical Center, and
other renowned institutions for their specialties?
Why would we, as their agents of recovery, not enable them in
every possible way, including cross-country transportation if
necessary, to get to the right place in an immediate way?
Have we loved our neighbor, our veterans, as ourselves?
If you want to be obstinate and say, Yes, go to the wards of a
VA hospital.
If you are a doubting Thomas, go see what effects our lack of
action has caused not only the veterans but also their families,
producing troubled generations.
If you are still skeptical, go talk to the very veterans who lie in the
warehouses called hospitals that we have created. But assuming
your hearts are not made of stone, be prepared for tears and
epiphanies as to how America failed our veterans.
Have we allowed our vets to prosper after returning from service
under the democratic principle that all men are created equal?
No, not even when homelessness and joblessness are prevalent
amongst our veterans. The surprise for many who have been blind
to these issues is that this mistreatment has been going on for
decades, at least since the Second World War.
Each doctor takes the Hippocratic Oath to "first, do no harm". Who
amongst these VA doctors can make this claim? If they can, where
is the evidence, where have their voices been?
Unfortunately, many are more responsible than others.
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Where is the love, care, and concern?


But how could doctors, the most trusted professionals.in our
society, allow these conditions to exist?
I know this personally because I believe that my father, a World
War Two vet, was medically mistreated by the VA, and I believe
that he finally died because of this treatment in 1980 at the age of
59. He had been under VA care since the 1940s.
We need to abolish the VA bureaucracy today. We need to save
our veterans by giving them the hope of having their lives restored.
They put their very lives on the line for us, experienced the horrors
that none of us will ever be able to fully comprehend, and have
served every one of us.
There is something better than a Veterans Affairs way of doing
things: a voucher system.
The United States needs a voucher system in which every veteran
can be given all the medical services they need for whatever
reason.
We need to let every single veteran take these vouchers to any
medical practitioner in the country that they think will help them.
Let us solve the VA health issues by urging the development of
legislation that abolishes the VA health system and replaces it with
an all-inclusive voucher system.
1. This voucher system that will allow every veteran, past and
present, to take this voucher to any medical facility in the country
and use it for payment of all medical expenses.
2. This voucher system would include all medical disciplines,
not just mainstream Western medical treatments that are often
about stopping pain, and even worse, just medicating the problems
away into zombiedom.
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Whatever is found worthy of restoring their health needs to be


covered. Thus, treatments such as acupuncture, naturopathy,
homeopathy, and others that might promise a relief or cure from
the horrible symptoms of war would also be included.
3. This includes all necessary psychological and counseling
services to reintegrate our vets back to the sanity they once
enjoyed.
Let anyone not in agreement go to the battlefield and discover the
likelihood that they would not be traumatized by war, especially
with the weapons of modern warfare.
Since Christianity is the majority religion in this nation, the
Biblical statement, What you do to the least of me, you do to
me seems most important and germane.
For us Christians, we fully know the meaning of this: what we do
to our veterans when it is not adequate and when they are illtreated, we do to Jesus the Christ as well.
This statement is not meant to minimize the other great religions
practiced in this nation, but simply to see the context the particular
quote from the Bible.
With the awakening to what we as a country have failed to do in
caring for our veterans, why would any decision-maker delay one
moment longer?
Why would not every clergy person, after reading this, after
looking in their own mirrors, be not preaching this solution from
their pulpits until these goals are accomplished?
Why would not each and every community rally around the
churches in their community, and brainstorm the best ways that
they can implement the Biblical injunction to love ones neighbor
as ourselves?

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The action needed is radical but so was Jesuss message in the


Bible.
It does not matter whether the veterans are community members or
not, they are our Saint Georges that demand our humanitarian,
spiritual, and love energies in every way, shape, and form.

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TAXATION AND REVENUE

The United States of America is our Mother and Father; the United
States of America is also our body politic. We are the organs and
cells of that body.
When one organ or cell gets sick, then the whole body gets sick.
The body of the United States is sick now because we are not
feeding it properly with our energy of money.
The energy flow of money is a figure eight of constant flow with
the money flowing from us to the government, and the government
sending this money right back through this energetic energy
matrix.
When anything disturbs this flow, we get sick, and can even get
sick enough to die.
We are in a death spiral right now, and if anyone thinks that
civilizations and countries, great countries, cannot die, then we
send them to ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. We now send them
to Europe which may be experiencing its own death knells right
here and right now.

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We are sick because too many of us are abusing this body by


finding every possible way to avoid giving to this body of
America.
And, we are sick because our leaders have fashioned a tax code
that employs every possible exception for taxation for special
interests which God himself could not understand.
And we have failed to realize the most important fact; that if the
body is healthy, we are healthy, and if the organs and cells of the
body are healthy, then the country is healthy.
Thus, I propose that we once again develop a system of taxation
and revenues, food for the country based on spiritual principles,
and bring about the renewed health of our sick country.
We always start with principles that need to be rigorously adhered
to and defended. They include the following:
Principal 1.Everyone pays his fair share of taxes and revenue. As a
citizen of the U, S., everyone pays taxes. As a citizen of the U.S.,
everyone is honored to pay taxes and reap the many advantages of
living in this country.
Principal 2.Everyone is created equal, and thus, has the duty to
pay a fair share of the costs of maintaining that equality.
Principal 3.The Bible talks about tithing 10 % of ones income.
The Government is our secular Father and thus, we have the
responsibility to pay our government 10 % of our bounty for the
privilege of living and working in our country.
Principal 4.We understand that, by paying our fair share of taxes,
we are starting to observe loving our neighbor as ourselves.
Principal 5.By collecting enough revenue, and distributing it
properly, we can observe the injunction of what you do to the
least of me l you do to me.
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This means that every financial transaction, whether small, or


large needs to be shared with our partner, the Government of the
United States.
Principal 6. To those whom much is given, much is expected.
We are interdependent, and those that have prospered, need to
help this who have not, not to make them equal to them, but to give
them the chance to prosper as they have.
The first step in this process is to throw out the entire IRS Tax
Code. Make it into the refuse that it is.
Second, the tax form will be one side of one page. Since there will
be no deductibles and no need for itemized expenses, more than
one side of a page is too much.
Third, we need to understand that all commerce in the U. S. is with
the benevolence and permission of the Government. Thus, we are,
in essence, in business with the government. This means that every
financial transaction, whether small or large, needs to be shared
with our partner, the Government of the United States.
Thus, every financial transaction will engender a payment of 2% to
the government, and these transactions would be sent to the
Government weekly, so the government can recirculate the
revenues immediately. So, for example, whether it is the building
or sale of a nuclear reactor; if it is the sale of a car or the sale of
candy in the local candy store; each individual financial transaction
would send 2% off the top to the government.
There would be no exceptions. Doctors, hospitals, lawyers and any
professional transaction would pay this tax/revenue source, which
would fund massive projects that would geometrically multiply the
prosperity in the country. In the new taxation system, there will be
no deductions whatsoever for individual. The minimum rate, under
the spiritual laws of tithing would be 10%. This is with the
assumption that all are receiving a living wage.

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Those earning an income over $100,000 would pay 20 %,


$400,000, 30 %, a million, 40 %, and over 5 million, 50 % of
salary and revenues.For businesses and corporations, the rate
would be 10 % of gross revenues, with all profits remaining within
the business, as long as maximum profit sharing is observed. Once
again, all businesses are in partnership with our body, the
Government of the United States.
Rigorous enforcement of the new laws would be enforced, as to
not pay ones fair share would be equivalent to treason, because one
would be depriving the Body politic of its nutrition, and ability to
flow. Since this is our very lifeblood, enforcement would include
going after countries who are, in essence, encouraging cheating, by
hiding assets. Computer programs would be developed so that we
would know where and when revenues are not being paid, by
tracking original and wholesale sources of economic activity.
Lastly, under the penalty of strict laws and punishment, we would
go after the scofflaws from the past, as they would be equivalent to
a father not paying child support. Each scofflaw would be guilty of
strangling our very lifeblood, as well as violating all of Gods
commandments that make us human with divine destinies. It may
not need to be said but it will be stated clearly. The Government,
as part of the energy flow of money, needs to be accountable for
every dollar received and spent. Controllers and czars of spending
need to track every dollar, and waste needs to be immediately
exposed as to waste this sacred money is to waste our very bodily
fluids of energy.
The final results of this approach will be unlimited prosperity for
all of our citizens, the ability to create programs that will enable all
to grow and develop, putting meat and substance into our
foundational concept that all are created equal, and fulfilling the
biblical injunctions to love our neighbor as ourselves, and take
care of the least of me.
Let us begin today.

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LABOR, EMPLOYMENT, BUSINESS, AND TAXES
Work, labor and employment, and the fruits thereof, may be one of
the most misunderstood items in human existence, and certainly in
the laissez-faire capitalism that is present in this country.
And because of this misunderstanding, daily reports flow forth on
how the gap between rich and poor grows exponentially.
We have most certainly acceded to the Gordon Gecko philosophy
seen in the movie Wall Street: Greed is good.Other
misunderstandings occur in such "sacred cows" as "the poor will
always be with us, anyone who works hard can make it in
America," "it is the fault of the poor, and the way they manage
their lives."
In actuality, it is none of these. It is the greed mentioned, and even
more so, the reality that those who can have taken more from the
larder than they are entitled. The metaphysical law upon which this
is based is that the universe was created perfectly, and has just
enough of what is needed for everyone. But when one or more, and
in our case, many more, take more than enough, then there is
imbalance, and the classes of those who do not have enough, like
the poor, are created.
Stories, myths and legends are replete with examples of greed and
even the Biblical Adam and Eve story is an example of greed.
When Adam and Eve insisted on taking more than enough, in
taking from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, a disease
was created in the whole body politic. Disease rained down on all
of us, and now we are separated into a Paradise for those who have
more than enough, and a Purgatory for those who do not.
Thus, I am recommending some very simple laws that will address
this disease we have created, and start on a return to equality,
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where we can be proud that we have put forth the plans and
programs that we are created equal.
First, I would suggest that we adapt President Bushs slogan of
compassionate conservative, and change it to compassionate
capitalist. The terms benevolent capitalism and benevolent
capitalist would also be appropriate.
Second, we make poverty illegal in this country, fulfilling the
Biblical injunction to love our neighbor as ourselves.
"Wow", you say, Scandinavia has done this.
Third, we make a law that everyone works, with a new mantra of
selflessness: God, Country, Family, and last, Self. Even people
with disabilities will work, in some way. Christopher Reeve was
proof of the infinite possibilities of people with disabilities.
Everyone contributes to the blossoming of America. Welfare
payments cease. Disability payments cease.The Social Security
fund is restored. With everyone working, including the elderly, 70
becomes the new age to collect Social Security.
All will feel good about themselves, and the direction the country
is moving. Thus, we abolish welfare; we create ever-expanding
employment opportunities in trainers of workers, and expanding
industries like day care. It will cut down on illegal immigration, as
our unemployed fill these positions that at present, the illegal
migrants are taking.
Why? Because these new laws will mandate that living wages are
paid, and status and recognition of all will become an important
part of the body politic.
The Federal Government would be the employer of last resort, and
if we need to employ FDR methods from the Depression, so be it.
Better to have the energy flowing than having it stuck.
Tax revenues will soar, and there will be a constant expansion of
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Fourth, we institute training programs that show how to make


work play, and pay off for all of us.
Fifth, we recognize the total interdependence of all of us, and
remove the artificial boundaries of class and position. For this,
there need to be laws limiting the difference between executive pay
and benefits, and the individuals in said companies.
I learned, when as a superintendent of schools, the two most
valuable people in my organization were the custodian and the
secretary. I learned that without the first, I could not even get into
the building, and without the second, no idea that I had, no matter
how brilliant, would go anywhere without my secretary.
Let all executives learn this; let them learn they
are nothing without those that surround them, and that pay be
accorded this realization. In line with this, we need laws mandating
profit-sharing so that each employee has a reason to see his or her
enterprise work.
Going back to the statement of working hard ensures success, what
chance does an employee at a franchised MacDonald's have of
getting out of poverty, no matter how hard he or she works, no
matter how loyal, or how many years? This is seen against the
backdrop of owners making millions of dollars off the sweat of
these laborers.
What has been totally ignored is the energy of money. Scientists
and economists have demonstrated that one dollar changes hands
seven times, if not locked up in bank vaults. What business in
America would not benefit from all its citizens having at least
$30,000 of disposable income?
Would the Walmarts, Sears, auto dealerships and all retailers
protest having millions of new customers, and the money to spend,
and spend well?
By obeying the laws of God, we shall be fruitful and multiply as
the money will go round and round. With our present trickle down
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laws, the energy of money and wealth has been stultified because
of our practices. Let our creativity of money flow go, and watch
the expansion, exponentially, explode.
We need a system of taxation that does not move to socialization,
but to the concept of fairness, that is, everyone pays his or her fair
share; that there are no free rides in our country.
Thus, I propose minimum taxes be paid according to income.
Perhaps the now-lower brackets, now making a living wage should
be taxed 10%. But 50 % for the wealthy, as a minimum on the tax
on their wealth. No matter what deductions they might put forth,
they will pay a minimum of 50 % tax to a country whose rules and
laws have enabled them to get rich.
This concept would apply to all businesses and corporations as
well. People cheat because they see the unfairness in the system.
I would hire the best programmers in the country to devise
programs to sort out those who are not paying their fair shares, and
seek them out, both from the past, and present.
I believe it is estimated that 250 billion dollars go uncollected each
year. I would add a basic transactional government tax of say, 2 %,
to all transactions to be collected at the time the transaction occurs.
Thus, all wholesale goods and all transactions, for example,
lawyer-fees by the hour, would be collected at the 2 % at the time
of its occurrence and be paid to the government. Money could be
used to iron out differences in pay across the board, now knowing
that differences in salaries are not because of lack of effort or
brains.
I am sure there is much more that can be added, or developed in
detail, but there is plenty here to attack the inequities in our present
system, and energize a whole new class of voters, who may see
hope in their lives for the first time.

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PATRIOTISM AND IMMIGRATION
Love conquers all. Love is all that there is. Love is the fabric of
God, as God is love, and as his sons and daughters, we are beings
of love.
WWJD? What would Jesus do? He would love us all, and would
inspire love of Country as the home of the Father.
Thus, with a Spiritual Foundation, we can begin to understand
Patriotism, and Immigration, immigration to our home, to our
family, as we are family to one and all in America.
Thus, what is patriotism?
First, what is it not?
It is not flag waving, singing of patriotic songs, and mindlessly
defending administration war policies, simply because an
administration says a war is justified.

Patriotism is a very high form of Love, but a love that is active,


that is doing whatever is necessary to constantly make the country
better, wherever an individual thinks it can help.

Love is giving, co-creating, and especially serving our Fatherland,


our Motherland, the practical incarnation of our divinity.

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Patriotism is also a duty, and a responsibility to love our parent


country, just as we love our parents as the leaders of our families,
we need to love our County as our larger home, and larger unit of
family.
It has given us an existence, our existence, different from Outer
Mongolia, Greenland, or Namibia, with no disrespect intended for
those places.
Second, we need to know the interdependence of individual to
Country, and as we succeed, or fail, so does our Country, and vice
versa. When the country is perceived as failing, we are perceived
to be somewhat responsible for it.
Thus, our very reputations, as Americans, have been harmed
greatly throughout the world by the recent Iraq conflict, and we
have been lessened.
Our reputations were enhanced by the death of Bin Laden, so, we
live and die by the amount of real patriotism that we engender.
Third, Patriotism is always a search for the absolute truth. Thus,
when an administration claims constant executive privilege, we see
the height of unpatriotic behavior, and should always be followed
by the question: What do you have to hide?
Where is your search for patriotic truth?
The Constitution was set up for each branch of government to be
transparent. Every state has strict Sunshine Laws, and yet
administrations continue to defy Congress, and hide its secrets in
the dark, and then has the chutzpah to say that our requests to
examine these documents are either unpatriotic or bring up
National security issues.
With a free and inquisitive press, we have been let down by them
for the sake of protocol, and privilege, the privilege of being close,
especially, to the presidential throne, where being able to ask a
question using the epithet," Mr. President", colors all thinking, and
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where nothing obviously gets done, as answers are frequently


given to hide and obstruct. The press must, to be people of
integrity, follow every obfuscation to its ultimate conclusions.
And, it must get out of the Today news cycle, never forgetting
that true patriotism is finding the truth, the whole truth.
Thus, in line with this, I recommend our press demand an
accounting, under oath, of the entire administration, including the
President and Vice President , and all cabinet officials pre 9/11 to
find out what were the plans towards Iraq.
I would depose George Tenet and Colin Powell, to see who knew
what when, and sort out the lies from the truth, and if guilt and
punishment of the most harsh kind needs to be administered, so be
it, because under the false call of Patriotism and Honor of Country,
close to 4,000 Americans have lost their lives, perhaps, needlessly.
Would it be not the height of patriotism for those who died in the
Iraq conflict to find out how heroic they were, recognized perhaps
as being martyrs along with heroes, if the war was indeed, the
epitome of unpatriotic fervor of misguided ambitions, and misuse
of office, along with the oath to be patriotic.
Let it be said that from the information known to this author, not
one American needed to die in Iraq. I am ready to admit my error,
if the truth and facts point elsewhere.
But is it not patriotic to have a full and fair hearing and airing of
fact and truth?
Besides an examination of past and present policies, we need an
Office of Patriotism developing, building and administering a
Curriculum of Patriotism, with of course, an emphasis on our
traditions, especially the founding principle of all men being
created equal. Our citizenry needs to be constantly performing acts
of patriotism by one and all.
This should start in kindergarten and extend into old age. Love
never stops, neither does the patriotic love and fervor of love in
acts of love for this country.
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We need national service for one and all. We all need to take two
years to devote to building this country out of our patriotic love.
Thus, whether its military service, Peace Corps, or planting apple
trees throughout the country, we need to act by patriotic fervor,
and by law.
One of the most important spiritual principles is to become
selfless, to love ones neighbor as our self. What better way than
giving up two years of our life in national service to give and love
our Father Mother Land?
This is where immigration needs to come in most strongly.
Anyone who thinks that immigrants are coming to America to be
patriotic, or because of our history, must send all these immigrants
to me, as I have an infinite number of bridges to sell them most
cheaply.
We have missed the boat, while our immigrants have caught it to
our shores. We and they came for freedom, but freedom of what;
most of them to enrich themselves, to make money, to follow their
economic dreams.
This is fine for one and all, citizens and immigrants, illegal and
legal, as the primary motivation, but first must come the adherence
to our spiritual and patriotic goals.
First, we must insist on the mandatory service to our country of at
least two years for immigrants. We must insist on a demonstration
of a firm foundation in our patriotic history. We need to have
detectives ferret out those who cannot or will not demonstrate love
for their new country, and send them on their way back, if so
discovered.
In line with this, it is patriotic to learn and speak English. We must,
for the sake of our patriotic souls, declare English the national
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Most of our forefathers, as did mine, of Polish and German


ancestry, came with a different language, but they learned. They
assimilated, and worked, and hopefully loved this country
patriotically.
When not, we teach and train, test, and evaluate. We must do this
sooner, if not yesterday. To not acknowledge and address this
language issue with our Hispanic brothers would be putting our
heads in the sand.
Patriotism demands that we treat everyone equally, that we find
employment for all our citizens at a living wage, and provides
programs, such as small business opportunities, for all our citizens.
But, it demands that we all speak and deal with each other in
our common language. It does not ever mean giving up the beauty
and wonder of ones culture, but it does require assimilation, fully,
into the family of America.
To do anything else would be to discriminate against all of our
other immigrants who come here with their own language.
As patriotic and spiritual leaders, loving our neighbors
as ourselves, we would have massive language training programs,
also creating a whole new set of career opportunities.
Educationally, we always have known that to be able to use more
than one language optimizes ones potential. It would also create a
great career path for teachers.
When all can be done to make us both One in family, while
maintaining our own unique spark of divinity, Mother Father
Country is enhanced, and patriotism practiced.
This still leaves the question of what to do with our
approximately 12 million illegal aliens, who, again, are here for
economic advantages, not for love of country.Despite what anyone
says, are taking jobs from others who would be doing them, as
long as a living wage was being paid.

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It is impractical to try to round up all illegals and deport them. We


dont even know where they are. We need to accept them as here,
as our brothers, as Jesus taught us about the Good Samaritan.
We need to put all the illegal aliens on a citizen path, require the
mandatory service listed before, with, perhaps extending such
service to five years. This group could perhaps form an important
military adjunct, similar to the French Foreign Legion, but
different in that it would be a path to citizenship.Such a Corps
would be invaluable in natural disasters such as Katrina, Irene, and
Sandy.
Once again, those judged to be solely about themselves and
economic advantage only, and thus, unpatriotic, would be those
who are actually deported.
It may be time for a national identity card, so we can spot those not
doing their patriotic duty, both citizens, and especially illegal
aliens.We need to especially punish employers with jail time for
hiring illegals, especially since we have now given them entry to
U.S. life.
And, we must get the help of and cooperation of the Mexican
government. We must use the old adage of: "You are either with
us, or against us; you are either our friend or our enemy, which
would you like it to be?"
Done right, this emphasis on the truth of what patriotism is,
continuous acts of love towards our country, will lead to a
Renaissance in innumerable ways, and a brotherhood of true
Americans in common cause, where selfishness is banned to a love
of God, Country, family, and then ourselves, a union of the One
Heart of America for our great nation will be formed and all its
citizens will grow and prosper.

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PHOTO IDS :WE SHALL REAP WHAT WE SOW

Let us pray.
I affirm the highest Joy of America, and remember that only our
inner divinity of being the children of God can save us from our
sleeping selves.
I forgive that, as a single individual, I cannot affect changes that
are necessary for the survival of our very Democracy, as I have
remembered that I am the very divine light of God, here to do
greater things than I.
I forgive that I dont know how to act in this emergency over this
coming election, as I have remembered that I have the Holy Spirit
within me to shape, and guide me, and I turn to this force Brother
Jesus gave me to guide my actions.
Know that our founding fathers are rolling in their graves,
especially Jefferson, as a small group of individuals have taken the
principle of being created equal and turned it to only those who
have an official photo ID. The rest can be termed by them as
"unworthy of the advantages our creator has imbued us with.
What is this guy talking about?
While watching the Bill Maher show a short time ago, I was struck
by what can only be prophesied for this coming election: that the
Republicans and Mr. Romney will win, but not because of
anything other than the relentlessness of the Republicans to limit
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the vote in many key states through these new provisions for photo
IDs. This effectively cuts out the poor and the minorities that dont
know how, are unable, or are afraid to get these IDs.
The number being thrown around was that maybe 10 % of the
voters in Pennsylvania, a key battleground state, would not be able
to vote, effectively giving the state to Mr. Romney, and when
replicated in other states, giving the election to Mr. Romney. It
would obviously take a moral Mr. Romney to proclaim that he
would not want to win with everyone not being able to vote his
conscience.
Father, forgive us for we have been asleep.
As has been pointed out, limiting the vote is the only reason for
these new laws, because voter fraud, the ostensible reason for these
new laws, is not a problem, a fact brought out by statistics pointed
out on the show.
Father, forgive us, for we have let politics take over our countrys
sacred concepts.
One may assume I am a Democrat, and have an ax to grind, or that
I am an Obama supporter, or Obama apologist. I am anything but; I
describe myself as a fierce Independent, a truth seeker for any and
all issues. I sincerely believe that our party system has produced
tragedy for our country, and a party system that needs to be
abolished. But that is a subject for another day.
In fact, I ask and pray that a person the caliber of Mike Huckabee,
a moral conscience of our country, will, immediately speak out on
this issue, and if necessary, lead a third party candidacy. Mr.
Huckabee, I will vote for you, as will all of us who have awoken to
the truth that we are all, indeed, children of God, and are created
equal in this country. Just as it took a Republican in the White
House, President Nixon, to open China, it will take you and your
Christian and spiritual brethren in the Republican party to lead the
charge to change these laws so this coming election is not stolen.
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I do not in any way doubt the patriotism of those who have sought
these new voting laws, and know simply that they are asleep to the
truth in this issue.
Thus, I call on every American who had and is participating in
these laws, if you think they are wise, to show your patriotism by
simply mobilizing in every state an army of your supporters, and
seek and find every registered person who does not have a
photo ID.
Then, make sure that each of these people are taken and
accompanied to the appropriate agency to obtain these voter IDs.
Once everyone has a photo ID, our consciences can be clear, and
there is no issue. But to leave one person behind is to leave a stain
on the very soul of America.
If not that, then, at the very least, lead along with the other
Republican Christian, Jewish and spiritual leaders, a moral revolt
against these laws, knowing what an abomination they are to God.
Jesus must be crying at the numbers of the least of me who will
be denied by the continued enforcement of these laws. We must, as
patriotic Americans, have them repealed and abolished and Now.
We all know as truth seekers that exclusion of anyone for any
reason is anathema to our God of Love.
Father, forgive us for we have violated the most precious concept
of what we do to the least of me, we do to thee.
Mr. Huckabee and all who care about the moral and ethical,
religious, and spiritual underpinnings of this country, we pray you
will see the spiritual justice of this request. However, if you do not,
this issue is so important to the very survival of our country, that
the rest of us, need to act Now. Our very survival as a nation is at
stake.
Today, we need to mobilize and say: "No More for this election.
Every one of us, Democrats and even Republicans who cannot
stomach the idea of a fraudulent election need to act now.

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Although this seems to be a state issue at present, and through our


efforts may be able to overturn these laws in the states that have
passed this voter ID law, we must prepare to act on the federal
level, and make sure that such affronts are declared
unconstitutional.
If we do not succeed, this is election number two that will be
stolen. The 2000 election was stolen by five Republican members
of the Supreme Court, who gave the Presidency to President Bush,
who then gave us the Iraq war based on a pack of lies, and a
recession worse than anything since the Great Depression.
Us people of Christian and spiritual beliefs and of basic truth
understand the law of truth. We shall reap what we sow, and
indeed, we have been reaping the results of that decision ever
since. The question of whether we are better off from four years
ago is inappropriate. It needs to be asked if we are better off from
that Supreme Court decision in 2000, which has sown the seeds of
our present tragic circumstances for so many.
Father forgive us, we know not what we did, but remember, we
have awoken, and will never let it be done again, and we will
succeed by your grace and love.
What did we reap in 2000? None of us can predict what an Al Gore
Presidency would have looked like, but could it have been worse
that the Bush Presidency? Maybe, just maybe, we might have had
the reality of not one life being lost in an Iraq war, which we now
know was based on lies, untruths, and half-truths. When we
deviate from the truth, when power corrupts, when deviousness
rules the day, we get the causal effects of this.
Father forgive us all because we let down those soldiers who died
in Iraq by not confronting and insisting on the truth, as only the
truth will set us free.
Father, we know that all these heroes of the Iraq war are in heaven
with you, as they are the martyrs of our slothful inaction.

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What I do know, in truth, is that if Mr. Romney wins this election


because of these new voting laws, we will have condemned
ourselves to the destruction of our country and its beliefs.
The reality is that the more clever liars will run the country, to our
horror.
Let us, one by one then, jointly and collectively, overturn this
attempt to steal our Presidency once again. To repeat, it does not
matter if President Obama wins.
Heck, lets run a better Third Party candidate.
President Obama is not the issue. Our individual and collective
souls are the issue. Just let us have an election based on truth and
fairness, because the metaphysical law of what we give, we shall
receive, will take place nationwide and worldwide, and fraud and
political opportunism will rule, not the concept that we are all
created equal.
Not the concept of loving your neighbor as yourself.
Since this is a deeply spiritual issue, let us make sure every priest,
minister, rabbi, and imam, every person of the cloth, is appraised
of this, and urge each and every one to lead the charge from the
pulpits and alters around the country, of course, starting with their
own congregations and communities, as we defeat the darkness
and cynicism of these laws.
We shall reap what we sow, and out of lies, we can only sow
deceit.
One thought I have for you, for those just coming to the awareness
of the great importance of this concept is why a nonpartisan
organization such as the League of Women Voters are so opposed
to these new laws. They dont take a position on a candidate, but
they sure do on issues.
An on this issue, the League of Women Voters is clear.
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We are in crisis. We have deadlines here. I ask two things, after my


inner meditations that, people of faith act and act now and that
people who believe in the founding principles of this country act,
and act now.
I do not tell any secret when I say that there has been much hatred
directed towards President Obama. Would it be better for the soul
of America to reelect President Obama, and have our souls and
conscience be free, or elect anyone based on a fraud of our very
lifeblood as Americans? Let us elect whoever based on our
democratic principles, not based on a few power-hungry
politicians.
Let us get the brotherhood and sisterhood of America mobilized,
simply to enact, the truth, and only the truth, because only the truth
will set us free. Let us, at the very least, send pyramiding and
cascading emails to all in our address books, and let that inner
wisdom of the American people, so blessed by God, prevail.
Amazing grace is simply amazing.
Remember, we have just been asleep, but by grace, we are now
awoken, and can see.

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EDUCATION
We have completely lost our way in education.
We have tried to divorce education from spirituality and the soul,
and thus have fallen into mires of muck, with all criteria of
educational success decreasing each year. Where are the great
thinkers? Where are the great philosophers of the soul that used to
dominate our thinking? Where is a modern day Aquinas, or
Emerson, or Whitman, or Einstein?
They no longer exist because of the divorce and disregard of our
spiritual traditions. Once we separate ourselves from our innate
divine energies, from our inner divinity, we can only fail.
Where is there a 21st century Plato teaching an Aristotle?
Where is Professor Kingsfield teaching law students other than in
the Paper Chase series? There are no teachers to follow; they do
not exist because we have stripped teachers of their professional
worth with massive disrespect.
And the final blow to our present system of education is that every
parent thinks he or she is an expert in education. These experts
then negatively criticize everything that is happening in school,
reducing our teachers to puppets and baby sitters.
We can reverse this immediately by returning to a spiritual base,
and seeing this as not inconsistent with freedom of religion. This
proposal does not advocate any specific religion; it only advocates
releasing the inner genius of every student.
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So where do we start?
1. Immediate and total repeal of "No Child Left Behind" This latest
version of the Elementary and Secondary School Education Act,
first in effect in 1965, has removed the spirit from learning by
testing that which is not really substantive learning, only drill and
rote recitation. Our children do not have the chance to develop
their own Spirit, which is the single most important aspect of their
evolution to adulthood.
2. After the No Child Left Behind act is replaced with spiritually
sound legislation to fund and support teachers and students in their
learning, a sound learning/teaching approach needs to be
developed immediately.
This will be a Renaissance in learning and education dictated by
the concept of discovering and blossoming the talents of both
teachers and students wherever they exist, leaving no stone
unturned, as education is the key to whether our country and
civilization survives. Always remember that we must trust our
most precious assets, our children, with our teachers from age five,
if not three, until they hit 18.
3. For schools and students
The Renaissance shall contain a joyful expression of song, dance,
and artistic expression, along with a release of inspiration in all the
technological areas.
Reading and Math would be taught within these contexts, along
with the most important tenet: that all students are gifted, and we
just need to learn how to find and release these gifts .Reading and
math texts would revolve around soul issues, and, curricula:
instead of Dick finding Jane, our first reading texts, would be
about Dick finding his and Janes own inner abilities.
Instead of memorizing multiplication tables, students will learn to
add, subtract, multiply and divide in exercises on how to reduce
hunger and suffering in the world, as well as always, within each
individuals community.
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Students will further learn to write about their own artistic


expression, as well as the other students work, and the world of art
in general, with emphasis on the release of soulful expression in
art. The expression of song and singing, with emphasis on the
lyrics and poetry of song will reemphasize all language skills along
with promoting joyful expression of Spirit. Advanced art and
music expression will be glorified, as these gifts we know to be of
the soul.
Other concepts will be interpreted spiritually, as opposed to the
rigidity of "No Child Left Behind. Thinking of all that each can
learn and experience will lead to High Expectations equals High
Results, expected of every student. Mastery Learning will be the
norm, in that every student will go at his own fastest pace, moving
on as he or she masters the skill sets, and learning as they proceed
at their optimal pace.
And especially, we have a responsibility to educate students who
are disabled to be self-sufficient---until age 21. We need to think
beyond the age limits to the student, to their Spirit, to their places
in a world that needs us all.
Within this body of students particularly; their needs are great,
their learning atmosphere is often less than they are. Now, we have
special education students who can't read being forced to read
material at six and eight grade levels ahead; teachers know this
utter insanity of the applications of present law.
Yet, we seem to be locked into these non spiritual and logical
applications of teaching/learning that we have known forever. Our
founders were certainly not subject to such insanity, or we would
have never have had a Declaration of Independence.
4. For teachers, it means:
A return of the respect by all that they once enjoyed, starting with
the recognition that they are professionals in every way, shape, and
form as much as doctors, and lawyers. We have to trust our future
with them; yet, at present, we don't respect or pay them.

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Thus, pay scales need to be adjusted upwards. New legislation at


the Federal level may well include a federal teacher pay scale.
Training needs to be given to all teachers with the modern
technology of video conferencing that would allow them, within
the shortest time frame, in conjunction with our universities, to
earn doctorates in Education/and or Teaching Science, so that they
all will be known as and addressed as Dr. Smith and Dr. Jones,
fully equal to our doctors and lawyers in status, prestige and
respect.
Video conferencing will allow the continuous exchange of the best
and brightest ideas nationwide through technology so we get the
best in our classrooms.
There will be an academy for administrators, especially principals,
so our leaders are continuously nurturing this blossoming in
teachers, and students, rather than working on clerical duties and
paper work. Let our principals be seen continuously in our
hallways and classrooms. Hire clerks to do the clerical work.
We need a no tolerance policy on lack of respect to be applied to
both students and parents. We need to know that every right has a
corresponding responsibility. Thus, the right to an education is
tempered by codes of conduct that do not detract from any other
student receiving his or her right to an education, based on the
conduct of individual parents and students.
5. And for our country supporting a Renaissance education, this
means:
With these reforms, the country will be awash in creative
expression led by the Department of Education in Washington, and
by all State Departments of Educations.
Special concentration, and in fact, a Los Alamos style
concentration needs to be put forth to bring forth math majors,
advanced science students in physics, and advanced chemistry just
to catch up with the world.

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Both the best of education and earlier specialization will permeate


the education landscape. There will be virtually no limit as to the
scope and width of magnet schools, as long as this blossoming of
gifts and genius is the objective.
Our secondary schools will offer many more options for technical
and scientific training at earlier ages. Right now, students are going
to college for no particular reason other than status and the
emphasis on better salaries with a degree.
One of our biggest losses has been in vocational education,
although there are exceptions, such as the vocational educational
agency in Texas, and the BOCES system in New York State. We
need to identify early on those students who will best benefit from
a vocational education rather than an academic approach, and then
build in systems of equal status, and certainly equal pay, however
that can be done.
Not only is vocational education necessary, but even our
academics need the skills of vocational courses to be true
Renaissance graduates, so that they, at least, know how to use a
hammer and screw driver, and how to sew a button on a shirt.
The number of doctors will be quadrupled, by starting pre med
courses in ones Junior Year in High School, and completing
medical School two years earlier.
A Renaissance of ideas nationwide will be constant through
technology, and once we know what works and works best get it
into our training sessions, and directly into our classrooms.
Lastly, we need a renewed emphasis on the teaching of patriotism,
and what it really means. If a national curriculum is needed, so be
it, just so it permeates the grades, and the emphasis is not on flag
waving but on service, and on how we can all engage in making
our country prosper, within the parameter of seeing and learning
how our patriotic greats did it.

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It will be proactive, and will be based on JFK's words:


Ask not what your country can do for you -- ask what can you do
for your country."
All of these proposals are within the sacred concept that "It takes a
village to educate a child." Community responsibilities will be
addressed in the discussion of building a nation one community at
a time.
Funding is part of community support, and will be addressed
substantially in A Spiritual Platform for America paper. We, all
citizens, need to explore all the ways we can fund education,
from all sources, including private support.
This is most crucial in the training of teachers to teach these
subject areas, and this can be funded in many ways, including
bonuses, scholarships and exchanges of teaching assignments. The
whole spectrum of funding possibilities, including grants and
private sector funding, need to be totally explored and used for
virtually every kind of magnet school and charter school.
Thus, let us start the Renaissance where all of our gifts, and our
inner geniuses come forth, and let it begin this with me and you
who will make sure it is carried out, as" No child left behind" is
totally dissolved in favor of the discovery of the American Spirit
and genius through our education system.
Let us submit and surrender our seeming expertise, train our
teachers, and support, administer and evaluate our system to
produce the geniuses of our families and communities, as genius
lies in all of us waiting to be brought forth. Our national tragedy
would be, if we ignore the genius and divinity of our most precious
asset.
Let us begin here and now. Delay is tragic.Start in our homes and
communities along with our state and federal representatives, and
insist on the right of all our students to exercise their right of our
tradition that all are created equal, and the promise that no genius
will remain undiscovered.
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HOUSING

Principle 1. Everyone in this country deserves a place to call


Home.
Principle 2. All men are created equal. If they do not have a
home, they are anything but equal.
Principle 3. Love your neighbor as yourself. If we have a house,
and our neighbor does not, we are violating the second of the great
commandments of Christianity.
Principle 4. What you do to the least of me, you do to me.
If we deny the living representative of Jesus, in essence his
incarnation, we are making and rendering Jesus himself homeless.
The homeless die early in most miserable deaths.
Maslows Hierarchy of Needs Theory tells us that nothing good
can happen in the lives of those who do not have a home. Maslow
tells us that until basic survival needs are met, we, in many ways,
are worse off than animals, as animals have better coping skills.
Food, water and shelter are absolutely necessary for everyone to
survive and thrive, whatever country we are talking about. To not
provide housing: good, clean housing, to every one of our citizens
is an abominable disgrace, and a sin against God and humanity.
Too strong? Sorry, look again at the principles articulated here.In
not addressing homelessness, we have relegated millions, both the
bag lady homeless, and even the working poor who live out of cars
or with over-burdened friends and relatives, to the dung heap.
For our Christian and Evangelical brothers, is it Jesus will that we
worship him on Sunday in warm cozy churches and chapels? Or
would the answer be to WWJD, (What Would Jesus Do?) in
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"Love your neighbor as yourself," And "What you do to the least of


me, you do to me.
Or is it about the business of mentally and physically housing all
that need shelter, however we can, as the first order of business,
and then we can rest on Sunday?
The homeless of every stripe fit this description, so whether it is
the pragmatism of increased economic activity, pure empathy and
compassion, a humanitarian heart, or the implementation of these
profound religious and spiritual concepts, we, as a nation, must
address this issue totally and completely.
I propose that a federal law be enacted that would mandate that it
is illegal to be homeless in America, to be implemented by every
law-giving institution and strata of our society. Thus, we must
move to a Marshall Plan for the Homeless, building structures that
will house all the different segments of this population.
I fully know that, since Reagan opened up the mental institutions
and just released thousands to the streets back in the 80s, we have a
subculture of mentally ill roaming the streets. I have personally,
interacted with them, and can appreciate the psychoses they
operate under, along with the difficulty of caregivers in reaching
this segment of the population.
I also know that many of these people, with their psychoses,
cannot live in a regular home atmosphere. But there are many
excellent programs that can be replicated across this country to
house this segment of the population. New York, for one, has some
great programs where this group, if they so choose, can wander in
their own mental worlds during the day, yet know they have a
room, house, and home to come to that night.
Home is where the heart is, and all they want is some heart
expression of love and belonging while we begin to
implement: What you do to the least of me, you do to me"
However, this is not nearly enough; we need to start a revolution in
Housing to conform to these principles so that the dream of the
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white picket fence, whether in rural America, suburbia, or a condo


in the city, can take place, first housing our homeless, then the rest
of us, desperate for a place called Home.
Think about the economic boom of building and all the various
segments of society that will benefit: builders, retailers, auto
companies; the list go on and on. Think about creative minds
finding solutions to high building costs.
Think about training programs in masonry so we build structures
that are both beautiful and can last 400 years.Think about
alternative building techniques. Adobe works. The Swedes build
building blocks out of food grains. Let the genius within us spark a
total revolution in building our cherished homes.
How to do it:
First, everyone works; everyone is paid a living wage, not a
minimum wage.
Second, a National Mortgage Bank is set up, in which other banks
can participate or not as they do now, with a maximum mortgage
rate of 2 %. We print the money, and if necessary, we subsidize the
mortgage companies, knowing that increased tax revenues will
more than make up for the subsidies.
We guarantee the mortgages by deducting payments directly from
paychecks, and we monitor the work, so living paychecks
continue.
We can solve the high cost of housing in a number of ways.
First, we understand that much of the present high cost of housing
is in the price of the land underneath the house. Thus, all
government entities, federal, state, county, and city, see what land
they own, and what housing they can erect on that housing, and
then lease it to the homeowners, not the landowners, for $1 a
year.
From this starting point, there is almost no stopping the creativity
of this Renaissance, as on this land, we can erect new cities that
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will encourage the breakup of ghettos, both urban and rural. Just
think of the new tax revenues that will come in from unused land.
It will also discourage renting in favor of individual ownership,
instill the pride of house and family, and generate tax revenues
beyond belief. Let Mayor Bloomberg of New York calculate what
tax revenues would be available from 100 % individual ownership
of New Yorks presently rent-controlled and rent stabilized
apartments.
Lastly, we need to be a Nation of Hope, of renewal, and of dreams
being met by everyone. Right now, 46 million or 15% of
the American people are at the poverty threshold and cannot even
hope to dream of home ownership; they just live from day to day
in pure survival mode. And 35% of our citizens rent their places;
many of them, too, have deferred dreams of home ownership.
We have not all been created equal; let us at least try to start to
make this a possibility, and release the creative energies that have
lain so dormant by our lack of foresight and vision.
Let us create a cherished home for every one of our citizens, who
are our brothers and sisters of the Family of God, Jesus, Mary, and
the Holy Spirit. We are indeed One. What we give to another, we
give to our self. What we deny another, we deny our self, and deny
the light of infinite grace and love.

Let us begin today; yesterday is too late.


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HEALTH CARE

A constant theme of these writings will be the injunction in A


Course in Miracles :Delay is nothing in eternity, but tragic in
time.
What is tragic is our present health care system, and to delay fixing
it will be even more traumatic if we do not act on the cures right
away.
What could be more spiritual, more Christian and more religious
than caring for and healing the sick? Jesus reiterated this concept
many times and we, who have awoken, will do greater things that
he when we realize that all of us have healing powers within us.
But until light and energy manifestation becomes our norm, we
must act to save America from itself.
We hear the constant cry within the slogan that America is the
best country in the world, and that Our health system is the
best. It is not, and all available statistics that one might obtain
point this out. Some are downright embarrassing compared to
much less developed countries, seen in child mortality rates.
There is one area in which America is clearly the best or highest. It
is cost. It is exorbitant. It is downright outrageous. It bankrupts
people, and people who have certain types of employment could
never afford health insurance.
The irony of all this, in the squabbling over competing plans, and
the constant derision the one party throws at what they call
Obamacare is that, prior to setting up his plan, Obama nailed it.
He identified the problem. He said that health care in America
costs $6,000 per person, more than in the rest of the industrialized
world.
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He didnt go on to say it is better or worse, but I will: it is worse.


President Obama did very little in his plan to curb the costs, and
since health care is so expensive, every dollar wasted or going in
the pockets of those who can do with less, comes out of every
other program, such as education and job training. The product is,
in the long run, much less and inefficient compared to other
countries.
What is the cause of this?
We know from our truth studies and from our awakening, it is the
lack of love within the profession. It is engaging ego mind and ego
delusionary thinking to the profession. Thus we must ascend to the
Consciousness of the One, the Christolic consciousness, as we deal
with this most sacred charge: to care for and heal the sick.
I used the word profession. Health care is not a profession here
in America. It is a business, pure and simple. It is called the health
care industry by one and all. It is profit- and greed driven.
Costs are arbitrarily assigned, and what can be gotten away with
occurs every day.
Tell me why a heart operation taking the same amount of time as
another operation may cost 10 times as much? Someone must
assign those costs.
We, as truth seekers, must not assign blame, but awaken all to
these truths and simply pray.
Forgive them for they know not what they do.
Forgive who?
The pharmaceutical companies who charge exorbitant prices for
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Answer: Pass a new Federal law- no drug can be sold for more
than the price charged to recipients in other countries like Canada.
Since drug companies are, obviously, making a profit on these
outside sales, it indicates that obscene and predatory profits are
being inflicted on Americans. This will be illegal henceforth.
Such a new law will take care of these costs, and will probably
avoid interrogations into how our Government entered into secret
pacts with the drug companies to keep prices high.
Forgive them for they know not what they do. We are awakening
them to the sacredness of their profession, not their business.
And we should never fall for the pseudo argument that we will not
receive any new drugs, because the profit motive has been
removed. Right now, we have salaried professionals and scientists
working on new drugs for the National Institute of Health and
other organizations. The scientists at the drug companies can stay
there or work for the government. We, the American people, who
have so much to do, just will not be held hostage to them.
2. Forgive them for they know not what they do, and in this case
it is The Health Care Insurance Industry. They saw an opportunity
in our capitalistic society, and seized it, ran with it, and now have
us by the short hairs.
I dont even remember this industry growing up, where did it
mushroom from? Because we dont need it, and, in truth we need
professionalism, not industrialists, and bureaucrats. Our sacred
charge is too precious.
Answer: Return to truth: love your neighbor as yourself. We
assume responsibility out of this concept for the health and wellbeing of our neighbor. We set up a bottom-to-top organization,
starting with neighborhoods of communities, communicating to
States their health needs. The top-to- bottom approach of
bureaucracy just does not work. We must love our neighbor.

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We advocate states and groups of states forming their own


consortiums and self-insure themselves, eliminating, entirely and
completely the health insurance companies, and the profits they
generated. They are just brokers and middlemen, and provide
nothing but lack of care within the profession. But, it was never a
profession for them; it was a business.
If they are interested in the profession, we shall set up training
programs so they can be health care professionals caring for the
sick, or work for these new community-based health cooperatives.
Needless to say, there will be universal health care for every
citizen at the highest levels of both preventive and curative care,
fully transferable from one State to another without insurance
claims and all of the bureaucratic tangles we have advanced. Let
the health care profession profess by caring for the sick and loving
their neighbor.
3. Lawyers have made the health care profession much more
expensive by suing for every possible mistake in medicine.We
must understand that medicine is an inexact science, and that
mistakes will be made. Lets tighten the standards and
accountability of our professionals, but not bankrupt the system
with expensive court costs.
As we understand the concepts of Love, Oneness, and Love your
neighbor, everyone will be taken care of according to their need.
Thus, we propose tort reform, which will eliminate totally
malpractice insurance from the doctors burden, and once again, let
them practice their profession of working with the sick.
And for our hard working lawyers, we forgive them for they know
not what they do.
4. Forgive our doctors for they know not what they do. Many are
loving and compassionate souls, burdened with all the
responsibilities of our unwieldy system. Those who are not need to
be awoken to the profession they practice, and forget that it is a
business.
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First, doctors will be salaried. Let them practice medicine, not run
offices. We have support people to do that.
Second, they will operate out of respect for the patient. Many do
not now by scheduling appointments that require onerous amounts
of waiting time, totally disrespecting the lives of their patients.
I was told by one doctor in Orange County, California that I was
lucky to only wait one hour. My next words were: Youre fired.
Once again, doctors have been caught in the dynamics of the
business aspects of the profession, so are they professionals or
business men right now? The patient can only lose when it is more
of the latter.
Once again, community custodians will watch to make sure all
neighbors are given appropriate care. We shall quadruple the
number of American trained doctors, so we do not have to import
doctors. There are so many qualified people who want to be
doctors, and so many communities with not enough. Love your
neighbor to the full extent of this spiritual and metaphysical law.
We must remember that by loving another, we are loving
ourselves.
We shall start training physicians two years earlier, so we get the
doctors sooner. All qualified potential medical professionals will
be admitted, just as exists in Law Schools. However, qualifications
will be most high for admittance. New areas of specialization in
nutrition and natural healing methods and treatments will be a part
of new medical curricula. The states and communities where the
doctors will work will pay the cost of medical school. Doctors will
learn to do nothing but love your patients by helping them in any
way you can.
All doctors will be required to watch the movie, The Doctor,
with William Hurt, who finds what it is like to be a patient when
he has a heart attack, and feels the horror and non-compassion of
it. Boot camp and retraining may be required by becoming a
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patient under the present system and feeling the dehumanization of


it.
5. Hospitals and HMOs and all other services will be non-profit
serving the good and health of the populace.
For those who don't like it, "Sayonara" to another job for profit.
Our health care system is no longer for sale. We shall raise the
status of all professionals, so that our nurses, for example, are
trained in their skills to the levels of a Doctorate of Nursing, and
receive the status and pay deserved.
And, we shall get down to the principle that we are here to help the
sick, not deal in bureaucracy and waste, where aspirin tablets in
hospitals cost $10 a pill; where appointments can only be gotten
months in advance and where people die waiting for service and
help in emergency rooms.
And, we shall live by spiritual and metaphysical concepts of truth,
loving our neighbors as ourselves.
Delay is nothing in eternity, but tragic in time.
Let us sing, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, I have been sick; I have
been blind, but now I can see by the loving hands of our health
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..
The Time to act is Now, Immediately, if not Yesterday,
and Sooner.
Truth, it is always true.
It is always simple, but not easy.
We are now awakening from our dreams of limitedness, lack, and
littleness, and thus we, yes, us, must be the implementers of truth
in whatever ways we can.
Who else? There is only us, you and I.
And, if not now, when?
If not today, then children and families go hungry longer.
The evening news, just last night, said 10 % of the people are
going hungry every night, and that is in America. The statistics
worldwide are staggering.
What do we do?
We start a campaign in which we dont blame our leaders, just as
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We tell the leaders our realization that it is time to awaken to the


truth that we have been sleeping and dreaming a lie of illusion, and
we must start implementing the truth immediately.
We remind our leaders from all walks of life, especially our
political leaders, and our ministers and priests, that we have failed
in living up to our profession of Christian beliefs and, in particular,
the injunctions of the Head of Christianity.
I am talking about the two Biblical injunctions of Jesus, the first
being to Love your neighbor as yourself, not anything less.
Can this mean anything else that we would eliminate poverty,
homelessness and unemployment?
And, the Biblical injunction that What you do to the least of me,
you do to me.
Can this mean anything else than that we are doing unto Jesus what
we fail to do with our brothers and sisters countrywideand
worldwide?
Remember, truth is simple, it is not easy.
How do we draw out a drastic solution from where we are and
where we sit as a country?
First, we implement a law and program of 100 % employment, so
every person and family has the means to survive and thrive. This
also means that we pay them a living wage, not a subsistence
wage. I would think at least $30,000 a year.
Remember truth: the truth is that employment and work are ego
words of dualistic consciousness and we are awoken. We need to
stress that we are talking about providing every person with the
opportunity and the responsibility to creatively express them in
some endeavor that until now we called work and employment.
We need this call to arms to please God, our creator, because we
have been saying that we accept imprisoning the spirits of 25 % of
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our population to the jail cells of idleness, and producing a world


of such limitation that so many are going hungry.
Even if we start reducing unemployment, one soul, without the
opportunity, is too many. He or she is our prodigal son of the
Bible, and we must love our neighbor as our self.
The politicians will scream: We cant pay for such a program!
The truth is: its simple, not easy.
We will pay for it; every one of us citizens will pay for it, with
reallocations of the Federal budget, and with special assessments
on all working, according to their means. Obviously, the rich and
well-off and the corporations would pay substantially more that
low income workers, whose contribution might be pennies or a few
dollars.
But such a program does not just fulfill biblical injunctions, it is
also, metaphysically sound, meaning what we do now is clearly
unsound.
The energy of money operates by its own metaphysical
laws. Every dollar exchanged goes through seven sets of hands;
thus to deny 25,000,000 people their birthright as divine beings,
when one has the ability to do this, is violating the laws of the
universe, and the Supreme Being.
Energy denied is death to our citizens and to our country.
The words body politic take on new meaning here. Our country
is a body, and every citizen is a part of that body. It is a cell or
organ in that body, and to deny those cells and organs life
affirming energy is to kill those cells and organs, which will
eventually kill the body.
Chaos theory says that the fluttering of a butterfly in China affects
us all. Certainly one of our divine beings of our citizenry hurting
and gasping to survive has to affect the very health and even
survivability of the country
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The key or major or most important metaphysical concept that we


must preach and teach is that we are all One, that we are
interconnected, and what we give or not give to the all of the One,
we give to ourselves.
For those who argue in sleeping ego minds that the poor and
unemployed will always be with us, just tell them that this universe
of the One was created perfectly, and that divisions of rich and
poor exist solely by individuals taking more than their share out of
the universal pie, leaving less for the rest.
We are One and indivisible, and when we destroy our weakest, we
are condemning and ultimately destroying ourselves.
Thus, by putting money in the hands of the unemployed, besides
letting them exercise their creative divine talents, we will be
increasing the amount of money in circulation times seven.
And just imagine a government and agencies dedicated to helping
everyone exercise their creative gifts. There has been a model in
Bangladesh for years helping the poorest women start businesses,
and we have our own recent model of the government partnering
with the large financial institutions until they were solvent.
We must give to the least of us the opportunity to be the best of
us, which are us as the One and All.
We have to become a country of selflessness, not selfishness,
which we have become. All businesses must put in mandated profit
sharing agreements with their employees, and stop treating
them like chattel, or donkeys.
Do you know what the owner of a MacDonalds makes in a year?
Millions, while his employees struggle to survive, yet the owner
would not make one penny without his employees.
There is so much more to be said with specifics galore, but now we
must issue our rallying cry to every person in authority that we will
not tolerate anything other than full employment, and that we have
the thinkers that will make it work, because they are thinking
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outside the narrow politicians box of lack, limitation, and


littleness, and because their programs are based on spiritual and
metaphysical truth.
We, as the knowers of truth, cannot accept any other resolution.
We will elect a president who will immediately undertake this,
regardless of who he is, or we will run a candidate who will.
Thus, start contacting your elected officials and our presidential
candidates that only the truth shall set us all free, and at the very
least, know that the least of me will not go hungry any longer,
and us divine beings will race with ideas of our emergence as a
giving economic power, and become once again, a shining
example to the world.
We cannot take No for an answer because No is the lie of the
illusion and we are the awoken sons and daughters of Source of the
most High here to love, give create and serve the One and All.
Be the giver of truth, because we know as we give, we shall be
given, and we will be given a country that supports the humanity
and divinity of us all.
Thus, we need you to speak the truth in pyramided emails so
millions can start a campaign of disseminating these ideas.
We need messengers of the truth; we need action. 25,000 million
of us, and all who are being underutilized creatively await this new
energy of liberation.
Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia, I am free to co-create with my brothers
and sisters and send this divine energy of giving love to the body of
America to grow and flourish.

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Please affirm with me the following:


I forgive my belief and fear that I cannot change the world right
here and right now by my individual and collective actions,
because I have remembered that I am the divine creation of source,
and can manifest and materialize through my giving of light
energy, and create exactly what the world needs, based on truth,
which I now set free.
Blessings and love, Hal

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COMMUNITY BANKS
How to Make a Difference
and Love our Neighbor as Our Self

Let us pray together.


Repeat three times with me:
1. I affirm the highest joy of my neighbor. I radically submit and
surrender my will to the highest joy of my neighbor.

2. I forgive that I am a limited person with limited power to affect


change, as I have remembered that I am a Divine being of infinite
and unlimited power, the power that Jesus said would move
mountains.

3. I forgive that I do not have the time nor the energy to get
involved as my life is full, as I have remembered that as I so shall
give, so shall I receive, and I start with loving my neighbor, my
community, my country, and my world as they are whole and part
of me in the Oneness of us All
I can only hope that you have been active in this, especially in
pyramiding emails, which is simply urging all of your contacts to
email all of their contacts. We should have contacted 20,000
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million people in a couple of weeks, and with the knowingness that


some political leaders must be hit with the truth, that some of us
will be invited to, immediately start working on this stark policy
change, hopefully before the election.
I know that you have remembered that it is just as important that
we elect members of Congress who will act on this policy initiative
as the White house, and if ignored, you might start thinking in
terms of who might run in your state or district that would carry
this sword of truth forward.
But today, I want to talk about what we can do much closer to
home, the neighbors in our neighborhood, as the law of loving our
neighbor as our selves starts there, starts next door, and extends to
our community, however we define it, whether it is an isolated
community, or one within a large city whether it covers a large or
small population.
Although not necessarily necessary,( only an English major angel
would run those two words together, and get away with it), I would
like as many as possible to read the book, entitled Gotcha
Capitalism by Bob Sullivan.
Simply put, it is about corporations stealing from us with hidden
fees, not even caring about their product, as they know they can
make more money by taking in fees.
He lists about 10 categories of companies, such as mutual fund
companies, and our precious 401 Ks, telephone companies, and
others, but I will confine this discussion to the large banks, which
we know are "feeing" us today and to death, and do virtually
nothing for our neighborhoods, and communities.
Again, they are not to blame, as they live in an ego dream world of
greed, profit, and getting, grabbing and taking as much profit for
themselves and their ubiquitous share holders, as their justification.
Do they care about you and me? Just witness the recent bailouts of
these institutions. Did they learn anything? Only to make more
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profit for themselves, and of course, with not even the semblance
of profit sharing so that those on the lower rungs eat the dust of the
profit grabbers.
But, they are asleep, and we are awake, and are applying our
consciousness of the One, hoping that these institutions will awake
soon, but knowing that we must awake and act now, as truth must
prevail and truth is we must love our neighbor as ourself, now,
today and tomorrow.
Thus, every community in America, and hopefully the world will
feed and nourish the community, loving every neighbor in the
community.
How?
Establish through its leaders a Community non profit bank, with
all net revenues going to feed and nourish the community.
It should have two major functions in loving our neighbor.
irst, it will provide housing through low cost mortgages and a
building program of affordable housing, with the common sense
rule that if the community, town, or whatever political entity of
community we are talking about, owns land, to use the land to
build housing and then lease it to the buyers with 100 year, or 200
year leases, to bring the cost of the housing down.
In any event, it should be as affordable as possible, with the goal
being that we will establish our riches through our creative talents
as divine beings, not through Real Estate appreciation, and
speculation. We, simply must house our neighbor as ourself.
The second major responsibility of our community bank will be to
provide all possible stimuli for us to engage our creative talents, or
in ego lingo, employment. We now know that to love our neighbor,
we must have him fully engaged in realizing his divine power to
love, give, create and serve, and every neighbor so engaged in his
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creative talents changes the energy in the community


geometrically.
We must provide all possible means: bring in experts in analyzing
the needs, and as suggested with the Federal government, even
take part ownership in these new businesses. Of course, all these
enterprises would contain the provisions for maximum profit
sharing so all employees will feel whole and part of the enterprise.
It need not even be mentioned that if there are funds available after
these two goals are met, then they can and should be given to the
highest joy of the community, whether it be for the schools and
specific educational programs, or anything that enhances the
creative life and energy of the Community.
Remember, the theme that The Time is Now. Start presenting this
proposal to community leaders, to the chamber of Commerce, to
the political structure of the town, and especially to the Ministry
and church goers of the community as the only goal of this
proposal is to love our neighbor as ourselves.
And, for the sake of our neighbor and community, one and the
same, at the very least, take your money out of the large banks, and
put it into a credit union or some other entity prior to our
community bank opening its doors.
Lastly, think of this community bank as our piggy bank, and with
responsible leadership of awoken light filled leaders and
administrators, go to the Community Piggy bank, whenever it will
help fulfill the injunction to love our neighbor as ourself, and then
walk hand in hand with Brother Jesus, while enriching the souls of
our brothers, sisters, families, and communities while being an
example of Love to the Country and world.
Amen.
Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia, I have seen the divine light of my
neighbor, and in giving to him as myself, I have seen and felt the
divine light of my soul, and heard the words of Brother Jesus:
Well done, my brother.
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ENERGY

We have misunderstood Energy and what it is.


We are all Energy; we are energetic beings.
Everything is Energy.
We move on flows of energy.
This is metaphysical, spiritual, and scientific truth.
Thus, anything that blocks the natural flow of energy causes
"disease", which transfers to every one of us.
The biggest sin or error we have committed is to tax energy
sources. When we do so, we immediately slow it down, and
sharply decrease amounts available to all of us.
Thus, I am advocating the abolition of all taxes on all sources of
energy, whether it is petrol, natural gas, electricity, et al.
Thus, I am advocating that all federal and state taxes on energy be
eliminated. We need to understand that taxes on energy are
especially regressive, hitting those who can least afford them, and
thus stopping or delaying them from moving in to the body politic.
For the wealthy, extra money at the pump bothers them not at all.
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The result will be a booming economy riding on these natural


flows of energy, where we can transport ourselves and all goods
freely and easily, where we can build an airline industry second to
none, and remove the laughing stock label around the world
from our airlines.
When Ethiopian Airlines does a much better job than our airlines,
someone should know we are in trouble.
I further propose energy policy that is developed for immediate
implementation. I propose setting ceilings on both the price of
crude, equivalent to about $25 a barrel. Then the use of the most
efficient costs for processing, transportation, and distribution, we
can look to approximately 60 cents a gallon at the pump for
gasoline. diesel and jet fuel.
Watch the economy take off into unprecedented stratospheres.
Watch deflation occur in prices, as transportation for all
transactions lower prices, and put more money in every pocket.
Tax virtually anything else, penalize size of vehicles, raise miles
per gallons on cars to the auto industry, build more efficient
methods of curbing gases, tax casinos, or even licorice but do not
tax the actual sources of energy.
I propose the speed up of alternate fuels including ethanol, and the
building of new refineries, to begin immediately. We have let the
oil industry use antiquated refineries as a way to raise prices, with
frequent disruptions.
We can impose a capital expenditure program for refineries, out of
the billions in profits that the oil industry generates.
However, we need to be careful because we can affect other
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The ideal would be to find a way to use methanol, which comes


from utilizing our garbage. We cannot forget that all is energy,
including our refuse.
I advocate an immediate formation of another Los Alamos, where
we sequester the greatest minds in the country, if not the world, to
find the answers that will deliver the absolute cheapest and
plentiful sources of energy to us and the world.
I know there are answers, whether they be in cold fusion, solar, or
my favorite, magnetic.
Why, for example, haven't we been able to apply the science of
magnetic levitation that powers bullet trains, to autos?
I would not take No for an answer. I would declare a national
and world energy emergency, and start immediately. Quantum
physics and advanced math does us little good unless the genius of
our greatest minds is put into practical applications, such as finding
new forms of cheap plentiful energy.
The universe has given us the elements of plentiful energy: air,
wind, water, fire, and the sun. We just have to use our intellectual
genius, and spiritual inspiration to find the best answers.
Mr. Einstein Junior, meet Mr. Hawking and all the Nobel
laureates, along with the staff at Cal Tech, MIT, and Stevens
Institute of Technology, amongst our best and brightest. Be our
heroes in a world thirsting for cheap energy.
I know the Nevada desert well, as well as other parts of the country
are virtual waste land.
Why can't more solar panels and wind turbines be laid out in
places like the Mohave Desert to such an extent that enough
energy could be generated for the whole country?
Why cannot more wind turbines be erected in areas where there are
few people, such as the Dakotas?
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Although this is being done to a certain extent now, it is just not


enough. And, I am sure it boggles the minds of all of us. Why our
greatest minds have not been able to use the power of the sun to a
much greater advantage in providing the cheapest forms of energy
is a puzzle.
There are some "friendly enemies" that need to be tackled, and
courage in this life-affirming area needs to be put forth by our
political leaders. Some sacred cows need to be gored.
First and foremost, we need to take on the big oil companies. Right
now, we are in the process of one of the largest transfers of wealth
to a few in our history. They have become a true oligarchy.
Arguments about market forces are fallacious, as in most cases,
both here and abroad, they own the oil.
If they cannot be held accountable for the shift in wealth, and
persuaded to buy into benchmark prices as suggested, then
nationalization needs to be explored.
Is it more important to recognize the truth and universality of
energy, or hold onto myths of privatization?
It is our life force that is being tampered with, and used for pure
greed. The oil cartel also needs to be vigorously, and, if necessary
ruthlessly, addressed. We are being held hostage by a few desert
kingdoms, the most corrupt country on earth-being Nigeria, and
there is a tin cup despot in Venezuela taking no prisoners in this
war.
If necessary, we need to play Godfather to these artificial political
entities, and make them offers they cant refuse.
This is our survival, and thus, whether through diplomacy, or
force, it needs to be addressed. Air, food, water, and energy are the
things we are all entitled to, and anyone who does not allow this to
happen has declared a state of war against our very survival.
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We, as a nation and world, need to guarantee these four rights of


life to all the worlds souls.
In many respects, the U.S can withstand these assaults to some
degree, but what about poor countries that have been decimated by
this transfer of wealth to these kingdoms, called countries and
oil companies?
The other enemy is the environmentalists. I subscribe to virtually
every one of their concerns, and believe that virtually every one of
Al Gores suggestions need to be followed, with the proviso that
they participate in the solution to these problems.
My technique as a school superintendent with teachers always was:
Here is the problem, now you solve it.
The environmentalists must come up with practical solutions for
the problems indicated by Gore. Let them go up to Alaska, and
find an acceptable solution to their concerns, as well as finding out
where we can get oil, until we can switch to alternative fuels.
It is easy to say "No," but not so easy to find solutions. Thus, under
my principles of life, we are as entitled to that energy in Alaska as
well as a good life for the Caribou that live there; let
environmentalists find the answer to care for both, both necessary
for our survival.
We are smart enough to establish controls and enforce
accountability for safety concerns, whether it is off-shore drilling,
or the Arctic tundra. This is too vital to the entire world to ignore.
Until the great minds kick in, energy needs to flow smoothly and
without interruption. We need to search out, explore, find and
deliver all sources of energy to a starving world for energy that is
cheap, or at least reasonable in price
We love our neighbor as ourselves by giving him the means to
prosper, and cheap energy is necessary.
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We cannot afford to wait;


we cannot delay the next oil drilling as well as the housing of our
great minds to create new energy sources.

I call on our governmental leaders to act today, as yesterday was


too late.

Blessings,
Hal

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THE TIME IS NOW
The time to act is Now, immediately, if not yesterday,
and sooner.

Truth, it is always true. It is always simple, but not easy.


We are now awakening from our dreams of limitedness, lack, and
littleness, and thus we, yes, us, must be the implementers of truth
in whatever ways we can.
Who else? There is only us, you and I.
And, if not now, when?
If not today, then children and families go hungry longer. The
evening news, just last night, said 10 % of the people are going
hungry every night, and that is in America. The statistics
worldwide are staggering.
What do we do? We start a campaign in which we dont blame our
leaders, just as we dont blame ourselves.
We tell the leaders our realization that it is time to awaken to the
truth that we have been sleeping and dreaming a lie of illusion, and
we must start implementing the truth immediately.
We remind our leaders from all walks of life, especially our
political leaders, and our ministers and priests, that we have failed
in living up to our profession of Christian beliefs and, in particular,
the injunctions of the Head of Christianity.
I am talking about the two Biblical injunctions of Jesus, the first
being to Love your neighbor as yourself, not anything less. Can
this mean anything else that we would eliminate poverty,
homelessness and unemployment?
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And, the Biblical injunction that What you do to the least of me,
you do to me.
Can this mean anything else than that we are doing unto Jesus what
we fail to do with our brothers and sisters countrywide and
worldwide?
Remember, truth is simple, it is not easy.
How do we draw out a drastic solution from where we are and
where we sit as a country?
First, we implement a law and program of 100 % employment, so
every person and family has the means to survive and thrive. This
also means that we pay them a living wage, not a subsistence
wage. I would think at least $30,000 a year.
Remember truth: the truth is that employment and work are ego
words of dualistic consciousness and we are awoken. We need to
stress that we are talking about providing every person with the
opportunity and the responsibility to creatively express them in
some endeavor that until now we called work and employment.
We need this call to arms to please God, our creator, because we
have been saying that we accept imprisoning the spirits of 25 % of
our population to the jail cells of idleness, and producing a world
of such limitation that so many are going hungry. Even if we start
reducing unemployment, one soul, without the opportunity is too
many. He or she is our prodigal son of the Bible, and we must love
our neighbor as ourselves.
The politicians will scream: We cant pay for such a program!
The truth is: its simple, not easy. We will pay for it; every one of
us citizens will pay for it, with reallocations of the Federal Budget,
and with special assessments on all working, according to their
means. Obviously, the rich and well-off and the corporations
would pay substantially more that low income workers, whose
contribution might be pennies or a few dollars.
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But such a program does not just fulfill biblical injunctions, it is


also, metaphysically sound, meaning what we do now is clearly
unsound.
The energy of money operates by its own metaphysical
laws. Every dollar exchanged goes through seven sets of hands;
thus to deny 25,000,000 people their birthright as divine beings,
when one has the ability to do this, is violating the laws of the
universe, and the Supreme Being. Energy denied is death to our
citizens and to our country.
The words body politic take on new meaning here. Our Country
is a Body, and every citizen is a part of that body. It is a cell or
organ in that body, and to deny those cells and organs life
affirming energy is to kill those cells and organs, which will
eventually kill the body.
Chaos theory says that the fluttering of a butterfly in China affects
us all. Certainly one of our divine beings of our citizenry hurting
and gasping to survive has to affect the very health and even
survivability of the country
The key or major or most important metaphysical concept that we
must preach and teach is that we are all One, that we are
interconnected, and what we give or not give to the all of the One,
we give to ourselves.
For those who argue in sleeping ego minds that the poor and
unemployed will always be with us, just tell them that this universe
of the One was created perfectly, and that divisions of rich and
poor exist solely by individuals taking more than their share out of
the universal pie, leaving less for the rest.
We are One and indivisible, and when we destroy the weakest
among us, we are condemning and ultimately destroying ourselves.
Thus, by putting money in the hands of the unemployed, besides
letting them exercise their creative divine talents, we will be
increasing the amount of money in circulation times seven.
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And just imagine a government and agencies dedicated to helping


everyone exercise their creative gifts. There has been a model in
Bangladesh for years helping the poorest women start businesses,
and we have our own recent model of the government partnering
with the large financial institutions until they were solvent. We
must give to the least of us the opportunity to be the best of us,
which are us as the One and All.
We have to become a country of selflessness, not selfishness,
which we have become. All businesses must put in mandated profit
sharing agreements with their employees, and stop treating
them like chattel, or donkeys. Do you know what the owner of a
MacDonalds makes in a year? Millions, while his employees
struggle to survive, yet the owner would not make one
penny without his employees.
There is so much more to be said with specifics galore, but now we
must issue our rallying cry to every person in authority that we will
not tolerate anything other than full employment, and that we have
the thinkers that will make it work, because they are thinking
outside the narrow politicians box of lack, limitation, and
littleness, and because their programs are based on spiritual and
metaphysical truth.
We, as the knowers of truth, cannot accept any other resolution.
We will elect a president who will immediately undertake this,
regardless of who he is, or we will run a candidate who will.
Thus, start contacting your elected officials and our presidential
candidates that only the truth shall set us all free, and at the very
least, know that the least of me will not go hungry any longer,
and us divine beings will race with ideas of our emergence as a
giving economic power, and become once again, a shining
example to the world.
We cannot take No for an answer because No is the lie of the
illusion and we are the awoken sons and daughters of Source of the
most High here to love, give create and serve the One and All.
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Be the giver of truth, because we know as we give, we shall be


given, and we will be given a country that supports the humanity
and divinity of us all.
Thus, we need you to speak the truth in pyramided emails so
millions can start a campaign of disseminating these ideas. We
need messengers of the truth; we need action. 25,000 million of us,
and all who are being underutilized creatively await this new
energy of liberation.
Please affirm with me the following:
I forgive my belief and fear that I cannot change the world right
here and right now by my individual and collective actions,
because I have remembered that I am the divine creation of source,
and can manifest and materialize through my giving of light
energy, and create exactly what the world needs, based on truth,
which I now set free.
Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia, I am free to co-create with my brothers
and sisters and send this divine energy of giving love to the body of
America to grow and flourish.
Blessings and Love,
Hal

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hals writing is centered on forgiveness, which is the


basis of each essay:
I forgive all that is not; I remember all that there is.
Hal organized and ran two humanitarian foundations,
one in Ethiopia, one in the Philippines, both devoted to
empowering people. He was also a superintendent of
schools three times in the United States and abroad,
creating numerous innovative programs. Earlier in his
life, he served in the Peace Corps.
When asked about his spiritual background, Hal likes
to say that everything he has done has come out of his
attendance at the University of The Holy Spirit, and
his conscious contact with the Divine in his mind,
present in all of ours, as gifted by Brother Jesus the
Christ to us.
Excerpts from his books can be found on Ascensionist
Press (http://ascensionistpress.blogspot.com) Contact:
hal.schroeder@aol.com
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