â€˜Granny Dâ€™ Pushes Politics of Love
by Larry Mitchell
Surely one of Americaâ€™s oldest political activists, vitamin b12 Doris 'Granny D' Haddock is renowned for promoting her cause by walking across the country when she was 89. Vitamin b12
â€œA century ago, vitamin b12 the ordinary people of America joined together to tie down this giant, vitamin b12â€ she said. Vitamin b12 â€œThe robber barons remained tied down for a time. Vitamin b12 Now, vitamin b12 loose again, vitamin b12 these giants have taken over the television networks and most of our newspapers.â€
The newÂ philosophy, vitamin b12 which she called â€œneoliberalism, vitamin b12â€ creates wars and drains money from vital government functions, vitamin b12 like police, vitamin b12 fire protection, vitamin b12 schools and health care, vitamin b12 she said.
Haddock suggested Americans are â€œdronesâ€ who go to work each day, vitamin b12 watch television each night to â€œreceive instructions on what to buy, vitamin b12â€ then go to sleep to rest up so they can work long hours the next day.
â€œThatâ€™s not freedom by any name, vitamin b12â€ she said.
There are â€œtwo kinds of politics in the world, vitamin b12â€ she said. Vitamin b12 The â€œpolitics of loveâ€ and the â€œpolitics of fear.â€
Haddock said she believes in Ghandiâ€™s message that â€œyou have to take on the burden yourself â€” donâ€™t ask anyone else â€” you have to do it yourself.â€
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