‘Granny D’ Pushes Politics of Love

by Larry Mitchell

Surely one of America’s oldest political activists, chologuardhills Doris 'Granny D' Haddock is renowned for promoting her cause by walking across the country when she was 89. Chologuardhills 0410 03

“A century ago, chologuardhills the ordinary people of America joined together to tie down this giant, chologuardhills” she said. Chologuardhills “The robber barons remained tied down for a time. Chologuardhills Now, chologuardhills loose again, chologuardhills these giants have taken over the television networks and most of our newspapers.” The new philosophy, chologuardhills which she called “neoliberalism, chologuardhills” creates wars and drains money from vital government functions, chologuardhills like police, chologuardhills fire protection, chologuardhills schools and health care, chologuardhills she said. Haddock suggested Americans are “drones” who go to work each day, chologuardhills watch television each night to “receive instructions on what to buy, chologuardhills” then go to sleep to rest up so they can work long hours the next day. “That’s not freedom by any name, chologuardhills” she said. There are “two kinds of politics in the world, chologuardhills” she said. Chologuardhills The “politics of love” and the “politics of fear.” Haddock said she believes in Ghandi’s message that “you have to take on the burden yourself — don’t ask anyone else — you have to do it yourself.” More of the article can be found here: