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War is the neo millennium Jobs Bill

To laud this tragic now banality, Fort Carson has a job fair today, but those most suffering under the neo liberal economy need not apply. To attend the event held on post, potential job applicants for the military industrial sector, need what voter disenfranchisement projects push for election restrictions, a federal or state ID, vehicle registration and proof of insurance, for entry level non-union contractor labor that will barely support that.

Flag pin betrayal

Of course you know I would just never unleash a vicious attack like mocking a fake-patriot or faux-elitist move like wrapping ones bullshit in either the flag or the cross. Just have to point out that the flag lapel pin, the one Republicans bitched and whined so much about Democrats not wearing, the one Lisa Czeladtko is wearing in the picture chosen by Gag-Zette writer Daniel Chacon when "calling out" Ed over his Free Speech opposing a political candidate. Not that The Gag-zette (Colorado Springs Gazette, "Freedom" Communications") has ever so much as given a mild tsk-tsk'ing to violent attacks on Free Speech in Colorado Springs, usually instigated by City Council or persons very close to them.St Paddies Day 2007 leaps to my mind. Or to Fake Patriotism. You'll notice, if you're observant, that the "flag" in question has 7 stripes and 18 stars. 22217

Remember Fred Thompson and his Little Red Pickup?

The one that he had somebody deliver to a short driving distance from his rallies, so he could pretend to be "jes plain folks"? He's doing Bankster Commercials. Yep. Working for an investment group, who are hawking a "reverse mortgage". While being a Republican and therefore supporting their loud cries for the Government to cut off any loan guarantees, he smoothly lies to the people and says it's a Government Backed Guarantee. What a hypocrite. Fits right in. If I had any doubts of whether the now-privatized program is unsound, that settled the doubt. Why it sounded fishy before, first, it's not really backed by any actual cash. And it was always administered through the private investment bankers. Like AIG who had to be bailed out because they're just such wonderful stewards of other peoples money. Then there's the idea that while their customers are walking over the grass, and the grass ain't walkin' over them, they can't be evicted. The ones whose Social Security and Health Care are on the chopping block, in a charge led by... the banksters and their new spokesfreak. Gentle Readers, if you're already invested in this, whenever the Banker comes around to visit, don't eat or drink any gifts

The good news, the bad news

The good news: The War industry is bankrupt The Bad news: due to the way their Corporate Welfare was funded, so is the rest of America. The Good news: The foreclosure on the War Loan will shut down the war, thus freeing up manpower and whatever monetary resources are left to rebuild America. The Bad news, All the War Contractor Profiteers who have absolutely NO experience with real work will be on the streets, unemployed and a drag on those Monetary Resources until they DIE. The Worse news: The monetary resources no longer exist. Welcome to the Third World. Ethiopia, Greece and Egypt used to be mighty empires.

How Does It Feel?

So I've been letting this ferment for about a week. Good Morning America had a session about "Money in Your Closet" which wasn't aimed to the vast majority of Americans who make substantially less than "Average Income". How to sell your "old, broken or unwanted gold" was part of it, the one Case In Point they had to demonstrate it had about 7800 bucks worth of jewelry. And her old clothes on top of it, designer label, hand-tailored and I really can't think of the right word for it, Tailors are more for Mens clothing while milliners do it for Womens clothes. Said she "used to be" Corporate but now she's left Corporate and is an "entrepreneur". That's Corporate-speak for "unemployed". They left her with high hopes that she'd be able to sell her clothes for another 7 grand. ummm... used clothes selling for how much? People who know me will readily tell you that I have absolutely no fashion sense My last ten clothing purchases have been on the level of a maximum of $2 per item. So perhaps I'm not the one to judge about how much money used clothes can fetch when people are willing to pay the

BP, Meet Agatha

As in, the first named storm of the season. So far, 12 killed in Guatemala. Oh, and we were duly informed that the Top Kill maneuver failed. If it's any consolation to us they didn't wait two weeks to tell us that. A bit of further consolation, such as it is, this poisoning of the ocean has the potential to end America's involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan. NATO as a whole, too, because the rest of the NATO countries are facing budget crisis and crises, the first shared and the second individual, country by country case by case. The core of it isn't socialized medicine or public welfare programs. The core of it is NATO itself, with the NATO mission of buying more expensive equipment, hiring more soldiers and not fighting one single God-Damn war that isn't strictly for the benefit of the Wealthiest individuals on the planet. No wars of Defense, no wars for Freedom, or Nation Building, all that is window dressing, sham, frosting on a cake that's baked from the mortal remains of the Imperialist Manifesto. A manifesto that's written in not one document, nor book... but the death records of hundreds of millions of people, civilian,

Wasn’t the Recession simply terrible?!

From the infamous 1931 sign above a bread-and-soup line showing a happy smiling family smartly dressed riding in their new car... Dow Jones doesn't "slide" below 10k... it "plunges." OOPS. The accompanying picture on AP shows a bunch of floor traders looking up like baby turkeys drowning in the rain, with their mouths wide open watching their each individual Apocalypse coming down, drop by drop. Same expression on their faces too. Eat the rich.

Hummer DEAD! “Proud Conservative” driving the Ultimate Welfare Cadillac

Yep, the gas guzzling (6 miles to the gallon) Replacement Penis is no longer being manufactured! Marketed to people who feel cheated, abused, picked upon, bullied, IMPOTENT, ridiculed... "Pay $50,000 (base price) for our Worthless Piece of Shit and Become An Instant Bad-Ass, who people will look up to, people will respect you and stop making fun of you just because you're a Pathetic Wimp!" 14975

Crisis may be worse than Depression says Paul Volcker

Crisis may be worse than Depression... What?! A moment of honesty at last? Many 'financial experts', as the corporate media always likes to term them, have been predicting their American recovery moment to begin the last quarter of 2009 or the first quarter of 1010! And now Paul Volcker plays the party pooper? 6596

The American dyslexia for economics

The interest rate for banks is down to zero. B of A and Citibank are still charging 39%. What again does economic news have to do with me?   The biggest news on the economy was BREAKING NEWS a week ago: the US economy is in a recession, and has been for over a year. Can news a year old still be news? What news exactly are we getting from the experts, economists and other mesmerists paraded on the television every evening? 5775

So much for the economic bailout plans of the wealthy criminal class

They had to give that money away to the super rich now didn't they? It was to save the poor they said, too. It was to save us all from imminent disaster the pundits and politicians clamored. Political whores... They lied and we didn't have the organization to do anything about it, having already put all our efforts into getting those most responsible for the mess elected once again! Stupid us. 5134

The crash continues as American people go into shock

Last week we saw most of America go into shock as the stark reality of the US not having a real opposition party became evident. The Democratic Party actually led the rush to pass Bush's $700 billion giveaway to the rich Bill into law, and it was actually the Republican party that posed the minor stumbling block to getting it done. The American people were almost completely left on the sidelines as a result of simply never having constructed a major opposition party to the Two Party Big Business dictatorship that US is run under. 5020

The Panic of 1873 and the panic today

Many are looking back at the 1930s to the Great Depression of that Era and comparing today's capitalist downturn to that one, but others see little similarities between that Economic Crash of what appears to many as the mere distant yesterday and today's. Yet there is still another great financial crash to compare our current one to, the one historically called The Panic of 1873. 4950

Slip, slip, slide, CRASH!

...Bush is the great American nationalizer of financial industry! Freddie and Fannie took about $30 billion from US tax payers, but it's slip, slip, slide, and CRASH! Next going down will be Lehman Brothers.... and the world economy, too. What a bad monkey George is!

Are they leaping from buildings yet? It’s time to pay the piper…

Here in Colorado, watching the world economic meltdown is a little like watching a horrible storm coming our way. We see the terrible whether predictions on TV and in the paper, but it has yet to truly hit us and our neighbors still... Wall St. braces for thousands of pink slips But down on Wall Street, many fine paying jobs are going down as the billionaires jockey for position to profit off the misery and the inevitable fallout coming from the eating of little fish by the bigger. 3131

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