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“as long as it keeps us safe”

Today the big story is that it’s September 9th. Whoop di diddly doo.
Also, there was an alert which caused Washing Tundy Sea and New Dork to be, how shall I say it, under no-rights martial law. And they got at least one FumDuck to say “I don’t mind as long as it keeps people safe”. The tip on which they were operating has still so far yielded no identification of the three terrorists who are allegedly right now allegedly stalking the streets of America waiting to blow people up. This sounds like a case of “If we can’t get a REAL terror threat, we’ll invent one and hope enough Americans are too stupid to catch on.”
While a real threat manifested itself, the Terrorist Hunt over the past decade has bankrupted America chasing shadows and allowed the infrastructure to rot and Corporations to poison, break down and just basically destroy America in the pursuit of their god the Dollar Bill. They even call it “The Almighty”. To the point that a simple error blacked out San Diego and a few other choice locations for 12 hours.
So, where are all these Right Wing FumDucks standing on the issue of Government Measures Which Actually Protected America? Like OSHA and the EPA and maintaining safe roads, waterways and levees?
Oh, yeah, “Nanny State” and they shall have exactly none of it.
Wonder if the Moron who told the NBC News reporter that “as long as it keeps people safe” can be persuaded to say how he feels about that?
Something on the lines of “Well, the Nanny State protections didn’t prevent the Massey Energy mine explosion or the BP disaster from killing workers, now did it? Proof that it doesn’t work!” which is the standard Right Wing Rant. Never mind that their party has steadily sabotaged worker and environmental protections for 3 decades. Hey, where’s all those good paying jobs that Deregulation was supposed to bring us?

Probably jammed up Ronald Reagans dead rotted arse with the rest of his stupid shit.
The “Texas Miracle” was mostly from new FEDERAL jobs in Texas and the rest, well… Jobs that are temporary, pay minimum wage and are so unsafe that 5 construction workers die each week in Texas in preventable accidents. Thank you deregulation Anti-Nanny State activist Freaks.

They’re still pressing forward with building new McMansions in a town where about 10 percent of the available real estate is VACANT, building them on top of a Toxic Waste Dump. That’s right across three roads and a creek from me. al Qa’eda doesn’t have to dump poison into America’s water, the Corporate Masters do it by the hundreds of tons every day.

But, hey, as long as it “keeps us safe”.
Moron.

Brother Jonah
Brother Jonah
Recovering Texan. Christian while and at the same time Anarchist. (like Tolstoy only without the beard, for now) Constantly on the lookout for things which have relevance to things I already know. Autistic. Proud to be Ex- air force. Out of the killing machine for 27 years 4 months and 5 days woohoo!

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