Melinda Pillsbury-Foster

Melinda began learning about free enterprise at age 6, by running a lemonade stand and selling candy bars. These, she discovered, could be purchased three for a dime at a local store and sold for 5 cents each, along with lemonade.

She has studied the evolving dynamics of political and social change since she was a young teenager.  She is also a columnist, self-published and published by others, the author of several books, and a published poet.

Most of her life has been spent in politics, working for social and justice reform from the convergent ideological position of left-libertarian. She is presently writing a book titled, "Psychopaths - A Guide to Surviving." 

Melinda was active in the Libertarian Party from 1973 until 1988.  While she remains ideologically a libertarian she realized the LP was no longer a viable political alternative.  

While active in the LP she served as an officer and activist at every level, from local to National Committee.  She also ran for office herself in 1982 as the Libertarian candidate for 20th State Senate in California while managing multiple campaigns.  

In 1979 she was the first Chairman of the LP for Los Angeles County. She served as Southern California Vice Chairman for six terms. 

After leaving the LP she began writing and researching the source of the problems then becoming obvious in government, social justice, our courts, environmentally, and in the economy.  
The term Greedville references the absolute size of the number of people, the .001%, now in control of the world economy, this number being around 100,000.  Most people who think they are part of this ‘elite,’ she says, would be in for a rude shock, if Greedville were to succeed with their agenda.

Today, Melinda focuses on the need to heal and move on, assisting those who need to recover from trauma or from their inborn inability to love and lack of conscience. A study of those carrying these characteristics  lead to a study of psychopathy. She has written numerous articles on the issue of psychopathy and sociopaths, who account, she believes, for many of our present problems since they behavior, including lack of a conscience and empathy, is not accounted for by our legal and court systems.

She believes until we understand the problem presented by psychopaths, we cannot solve it. As normal people, we love and trust others.  Psychopaths are predators living within the envelope we create, founded on compassion and the capital of trust. Melinda is persuaded this can change and is presently pursuing possible remedies for psychopathy.

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”  
- Lao Tzu

What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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