Americans have choices this fall when they vote. Candidates offering real change do exist.
Sure, we all know Americans are too...is the word "inhibited"?...to vote outside of the two-wing one party system that endorses violence as the road to power and energy consumption as the opiate of the masses. But there is more to elections than winning, folks. Elections (in a real democracy, that is) are about ideas.
A society can go through an invisible revolution in a single generation: all it takes is for a single fundamental idea to take root and spread until it becomes the new "truth." If you don't understand that...if you don't recognize the degree to which that has happened over the last decade, well, maybe you should come back from the moon and check out the old home town.
You can vote for the best candidate who has a shot or you can vote for the candidate who represents a vision you believe in...and fire your own shot: one that just might be heard around the world.
But you cannot say there are no choices: