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Tennessee Firefighters watch house burn down

This is what we can expect when Mayor Lyin’ Hell Rivera and his cronies privatize city services like the thieving bitches are going to tell us at next Monday’s budget announcement.
One of the fire-non-fighters said that it’s an example of “robust Christianity, rather than that sappy effeminate version of Christianity where people help each other”. Well, you KNOW that got my blood pumping. First off, the guy came off as being really insecure about his own masculinity. And rather than coming out of his closet, he tries to “drag” Jesus in with him.
Let’s take it a notch further. Why not have the police be on a for-pay basis? Anybody who can’t afford police protection, too bad so sad. Make it even better, have fully privatized “police” auxiliary groups like the Minutemen patrol, and people who DON’T pay up, well, they must have something to hide, so let’s just drag them down to the court, which of course will be a pay-for-play proposition too, can’t afford an attorney? Too bad, you should have planned ahead and been born rich.

And if bad people dress up like the Private “police” and just break into your house and rob you at gunpoint, then the Real Minutemen Private “police” will investigate, if you pay their fee. What’s that? The Bad Wicked Naughty “pretend” private police took all your money so you can’t pay that fee? Awww… too bad, maybe we can get Glenn Beck or his Zombie followers to lecture you about Christianity. For a fee of course.

Which brings it back to the Other Side, the nonsensical non-secular non sequitur about Jesus telling the closet case Mucho Macho “christian” to torch the place errr Watch it burn to “teach the punk a lesson about paying up”.

(By the way, that’s Rural Tennessee, means the guy whose house they Burned Down errr… watched it burn down, was probably their cousin.)

See, the anonymous Rich Man from the Lazarus parable, he wasn’t in Hell for having no compassion on Lazarus, O good Heavens No!

He was in Hell for being effeminate and not calling the cops and locking his dumpster to keep that bum Lazarus from eating a free meal.

And the Samaritan, helping that fellow who got robbed and beaten and left laying in the ditch, he should have just gone right up to the fellow, kicked him in the face and told him it was his own fault for not hiring the local Minutemen to guard him. Then walk away laughing.

And that Jesus dude, What The Hell?

DYING for people who couldn’t possibly pay Him? Damn, He must have been a really effeminate sissy-boy. Probably had long hair and didn’t wear pants either. Or boots. Bet He had sandals or something sissy like that.

The ConservaTards like Glenn TeaTard Beck and Ms Stupid Sarah are all on the side of the Redneck Assholes who watched one of their cousins get burned out of his house.
From Macho Christian Values.

But that’s what we’re going to have if Mayor Rivera, Doug Bruce and all the others who want to use the “invisible hand” of the free market to take away any kind of Equal Protection from the Poor, and only their Very Rich Parasite Class Cronies will have any kind of city services.

Dit Fromage!

Ah, photography and cheese, together again. In French.
New concept, Calendar Girls posing with … CHEESE!
It doesn’t translate very well, culturally, or didn’t. “Say Cheese” becomes “Dit Fromage! Dit Fromage!”
Warning, the webpage is in French. So for those right wing types who are still pissed off at the French for not just allowing McDonalds to take over their country… Too bad.
You lost, EU won, get over it.

So the French have taken up the American bastardization of what was French technology in the first place, photography. Maybe now the Americans will take up something more than a mere shadow of French raw milk cheese. Instead of cheese made from Pasteurized milk. Which doesn’t make too much sense, since cheese is rotten milk in its beginning, why Pasteurize out the bacteria and fungi which make it if you’re just going to put them back later?
You know, that was the “beef” McDonalds AND the Texas Cattle Raisers and Breeders Association had with them? Not so much a really well-deserved bit of Anti-American cultural snobbery.

But the French and everybody else in the EU demanded (How DARE those Foreign Sovereign Nations make demands of American CorporaFascist Rulers about doing business in their pipsqueak country which has been a nation for a thousand years longer than America?) that the milk and meat served come from EU inspected sources.

That would include having EU approved inspections in “our” Meat Factory mass-produced Concentrated Animal Feeding Enterprises.

Which are themselves a spectacularly bad idea and once (hopefully) American politicians grow enough balls to shut them the Hell down, it’ll be a toxic waste disposal operation. In fact it already is. In a grim bit of Karma, the boson (very large aquifer) under the Permian Basin (where the Bush family has some really deep oil and gas wells that go BELOW the water level of the boson and where Bush has his ranch, now for sale, directly in the middle of the Permian Basin at Crawford) now has traces of the antibiotics from the CAFE raised animals in it. This boson is called “fossil” water because it’s been developing ever since the Permian Basin was under a shallow sea, which hasn’t been for the past 63 million years or so.
Now the boson (until they fractured the rock above and to the side of it drilling for oil) HAD been feeding from water which took 10,000 years to percolate down through the limestone. Carbon filtering done Right, man.
So people from the east slope of the Rockies, as far north as southern Kansas and as far westEAST (damn that was sloppy) as at least the Dallas area are paying extra for filtration and purification of what used to be the purest source of fresh water in America. So we don’t have to drink the Bush family bullshit. Literally.

The French and most of the rest of the EU didn’t want any part of that kind of destruction visited on their people for the sake of being able to conveniently eat a Big Mac.

To make matters worse, and really piss of the American super-“patriots” who demand full sovereignty, but only for America… The EU bans or at least restricts imports of American beef, dairy, venison, goat, mutton… because of a disease that was bred in those Concentrated Animal Feeding enterprises, Mad Cow.
Which the Right Wing Denial Machine of course denies. They also deny that the use of antibiotics in these Meat Factories, both to attempt to minimize the risk of contagion like Tuberculosis, (a bovine disease that spreads to humans) and to stimulate growth hormones in the cattle “raw production sources” could possibly lead to a superbug, a form of Tuberculosis that is resistant to all forms of antibiotics.
O, Heavens no! The Superbug was mutated in HUMAN tuberculosis patients, numbering in the millions, and treated with antibiotics, not in the Cattle which not only provide the major vector for that particular bacterium, are routinely dosed with Antibiotics and which also outnumber the total number of Human TB patients by a factor of hundreds to one. According to the “scientists” of the Right Wing Denial Machine. The “Scientists” who are paid by the corporations to find some way to deny all culpability of the Corporations.

For those Right Wing Denial Buffoons who deny that Cigarettes, deliberately burning a toxic weed and inhaling the smoke, could possibly cause any diseases, or that burning large amounts of petroleum and having millions of tons of extra petrochemicals in our soil, air and water could possibly harm the environment in any way… Screw you.

The Pasteurization process enabled the cheap wines and beers that the morons drink, enabled Velveeta, and other Kraft products.
And was invented by Louis Pasteur, who made further advances in microbiology that form the base for the profits of some of the largest corporations in America. And for a while at least took the sheer terror of rabies outbreaks down a bit.

The Pasteur Institute is the group who have studied Mad Cow Disease and the Resistant Tuberculosis the most, and funded by France and by the EU.

McDonalds and the Texas Cattle Raisers and Breeders Association, who are potentially the largest beneficiaries of this French funded research, don’t fund any of it.

Instead they buy lawyers and Professional Denier “scientists” also known as “CorporaFascist Whores” and of course bribing American politicians and fixing elections and funding the so-called “Grass Roots” TeaBags to “ease excessive regulation”.

If they truly want to eat and drink and breathe poison, there ARE quicker ways to do it. But they also are insisting that they have the God given right to poison THEIR KIDS, and beyond them, the G.G.R. to poison everybody else as well, and to by taking full control of the food production on the planet, they claim the right to poison everybody else on the planet as well.

Dit Fromage!

Contaminants in the runoff water

Seems they predate the Homeless Camping debate by at least a decade. One of the problems that was present when the City and County of Pueblo sued Colorado Springs for fouling their water, e-coli. Seems Colorado Springs and Springs Utilities reached a plea-bargain mitigating the judgment against the Springs by making necessary repairs to the sewage system. This includes that bad ol’ StormWater that the right wingsters keep whining about. The wastewater treatment facilities were overwhelmed on several levels, not the least of which were the BlowHard Extremists like Douglas Bruce not wanting to pay their bills. Have their cake, eat it too, and then have somebody else pay for the cake.

The sewer system including the Storm Drains, which funnel water off the streets, which in turn are coated with an oily residue from the exhaust fumes. More cars, more pavement, more pollution and all of it running into a sewage treatment system last upgraded in the early 1960s. 50 years ago. More streets, more infrastructure added on, and each year the cost of the labor and the materials needed to build and maintain that infrastructure increasing, yet Doug Bruce and his dumbass Zombie Followers insist on only paying the bills in 1972 dollars. And screaming that increasing the fees necessary to maintain that infrastructure and build new infrastructure to accommodate those victims of the Real Estate Scam of “Pure Rocky Mountain Spring Water” moving to town and making the water somewhat less pure.

Lethally less pure.
Some of the impurities in Fountain Creek before the confluence with Monument Creek keep the smelly algae that makes Monument stink so bad from growing. Also any other algae, insect larvae, and amphibian newts, efts and tadpoles.
N-Nitrosodimethylamine, likely sources:Industry, cosmetics, toiletry products, cleansers; by-product of natural chemical reactions. That’s the one Springs Utilities admits is beyond EPA and drinking water safety bounds.

Chemicals they say are in “safe amounts” Barium, Bromodichloromethane
Chlorodibromomethane
Chloroform
Fluoride
Hexachlorocyclopentadiene
Nitrates
Radium, Combined 226 228
Sodium,
Turbidity (muddiness)
Uranium
Chlorine
Maloacetic Acids
Trihalomethanes
Coliform (bacteria)
E-Coli (the coliform bacteria they’re blaming on the Homeless People, before that it was the pigeons in Manitou Springs)
Copper
Lead

A lot of the “possible sources of contamination” listed are Erosion of native deposits.

Erosion hastened by destroying topsoil, uprooting native plants, GRADING FOR ROADS, COMMERCIAL AND HOUSING CONSTRUCTION, MINING, QUARRYING, DRILLING, TIMBER CLEARING, OFF-ROAD “RECREATIONAL” VEHICLE USE
For instance, there’s at least one defunct copper mine just outside Manitou Springs city limits that drains directly into Fountain Creek.

When you pull ONE metal out of the earth, it’s not in pure form, ever, is it, O Right Wing Mining Geniuses Who Think I Can’t Possibly Know Anything? Nay verily. It is NOT pure and some of those impurities are other metals. Toxic metals like Uranium, White Arsenic, Sodium in many forms including Sodium Cyanide, Mercury, Lead, Copper, ooops that’s one they INTENDED to pull out oopsie my bad. Petrochemicals, mountaintop removal for extracting ANY mineral including coal releases chemicals into the waters that have recently been shown to cause a hormonal mutation in small-mouth bass where the male fish develop with female characteristics. That’s a predator that’s below us on the arbitrarily defined “food chain”. We’re top-level predators. Through predation the chemical impurities concentrate higher and higher the further up the food chain you go.

In the Hudson Bay region of Canada, Inuit and other First Nations mothers can’t breast feed their infants because of the concentrations of Petrochemicals from oil exploration and exploitation, which would be lethal to their babies. I can almost hear the Racist Wing saying

“ah,who cares about Eskimo and Injun babies, they’re only one step removed from wetbacks and niggers anyhow!”

Fortunately I’ve got something within me that blocks such ignorance. It’s called “education” but I once again digress.

What, then, is the City of Colorado Springs putting into the water supply of everybody downstream from us? Which, since Pikes Peak is the highest point in the Contiguous 48, that means everybody from the Mississippi west to the Pacific.

All because the TeaTards don’t want to pay their fair share. They make huge stacks of money creating the problem but demand that the people downstream from us pay THEIR money to remove the contaminations caused by the Pikes Peak area Industrialists.

There’s one thing more that is pumping toxins into Fountain Creek. The Toxic Mining/refining Waste Dump called Gold Hill Mesa on the south side of Highway 24 here in Colorado Springs.

Chrome dioxide, Mercury, Sodium Cyanide, White Arsenic, Lead Sulfate, Uranium, Barium, just a start on the contaminants.

There are more that get added in further downstream, but the True Source is the interconnected web of Industrial Polluters who own, among other Political Arenas, the Political Establishment of Colorado Springs.

Further “ammunition” in the War on American Health, Ft Carson and the Air Academy Firing Ranges. From Mercury Fulminate, a standard primer/detonator in explosive munitions, to the Depleted Uranium shells which has caused, among other disorders The Army Ain’t Gonna Tell You About, two headed children in Iraq.

They’ll tell you that it’s none of our business what kind of poisonous SHIT they’re inflicting on us and our kids. Then in 2003 they admitted only that they use the same ammunition in practice firing that they would use for the Global War On Anybody Who Doesn’t Submit To The Will Of The Capitalist Regime Or Lick Their Jackboots.

Then they say that the Depleted Uranium is encased in steel and thus couldn’t possibly break into small pieces and contaminate water, soil, and the Eco-Genetic Systems of entire populations of plants and animals, including people. To make a long story short, they lie their collective ass off.
Just like their accomplices in the Colorado Springs and United States political establishments and the Colorado Springs real estate developers, bankers, and other perpetrators of massive, lethal fraud.

But they’re still blaming it on the Homeless PEOPLE.

Oh, and that sewage treatment system that’s overwhelmed with Stormwater and far more raw human and animal fecal waste than it could possibly handle?

Was never fixed and now, thanks to the “Tax Cutter” extremist “Hell no, We Won’t Pay Our Bills!” Tea Party. Everybody who owes THEM money had better God-Damn pay up or they’ll get the Publicly Funded Colorado Springs Police and Judiciary PIGS to punish him.

Slumlord Ex-Prosecutor PIG Doug Bruce especially does that.

But they don’t have to pay their bills, Glenn Beck and Doug Bruce and Sarah Palin and The Ghosts of Reagan and John Wayne tell us the constitution forbids them to pay THEIR debts.

The data on contaminants in the water as provided by Springs Utilities, are found in this document, which you can get free at Springs Utilities offices and they mailed it out to every water customer. If you live in a water-bill paid apartment you didn’t get one, your landlord did and he’s supposed to post it where everybody can read it.

The Army and Air Force contaminants, including jet fuel, are all over the place. Military Aircraft used to have, they say it’s discontinued, a policy that they dump fuel before landing. Standard Operational Procedure with the reason being that they had a high probability of coming in damaged, and having a hard landing with a full tank of fuel not only endangers the pilot and passengers, it endangers everybody on or near the flight line. A simple way to ease that problem would be to, Hey, just don’t go around shooting at or Bombing the living dogshit out of people and it minimizes the chance they’ll be shooting at YOU. DUH!

The other bit, about the DU armor piercing shells, the admission is implicit. The Army did say in the specific case of Ft Carson, that they do use the same ammunition in practice fire they’ll use in actual combat. That means, obviously, DU. At the time they said this, they were actively lying and saying there was no way DU shells could cause Uranium Poisoning. They’ve since been forced into the open on that one, thanks SOLDIERS AND AIRMEN WHO DEFIED ORDERS TO KEEP SILENT ABOUT THE MASSIVE CRIME OF POISONING AMERICAN AND FOREIGN CIVILIANS and soldiers, the same way they did with Agent Orange and killed more people in the cover-ups than would have died if they’d simply come clean and stopped the poisoning.

Ron Paul = Reagan = Beck = Palin = Endless War For Capital

just not, you know, according to Capitalist “free” Market Suck Justin Raimondo who wants us to all stop focusing on anything else but the fact that the war is unwinnable. And is costing mucho dinero. Which of course it IS, on both counts, but what Saint Ron Paul’s Acolyte fails to mention is his Master rode into power in the 80s, along with Newt Gingrich and other unsavory types, bought into power by the Reaganite Sucks who started the war. The Iraq invasion and Afghan Invasion are nodes of a war started 29 years ago when Reagan first took office and brought in the “free” market Capitalism Reign of Error in full unregulated force.
The things Mr Paul instructs Raimondo to tell us poor stupid peasants are that we’re not supposed to focus any attention on any of the other nodes of the Beast they and Bush and now the current War Cabinet serve. We’re to Just Say No to Workers Rights, Public Health, Health Care, Social Justice in any form, and if we burn all these issues on the altar of the god Capital and it’s Unholy Priesthood starring, of course, Ron Paul and his bootlicking Acolyte J. Raimondo… they’ll end the War for us.
Until, of course, it becomes convenient for Capital to make Imperialistic War once again. They very Imperiously, in fact, Demand such obeisance to their agenda.

In the link at the top, Raimondo suggests that Capitalists such as his Tea Party allies, the ones who DON’T oppose the war in any way, the ones who oppose the census, which gives us the data about how MUCH Poverty, one in three Americans, actually exists… but they should take full control of the Anti-War movement. What will Mr Paul and his sycophants do to silence the rest of us?
We already know what their Ku Klux Klown comrades did in Kentucky, lynching a Census Worker at the instigation of Messieurs Beck and Limbaugh and with the full Cooperation-by-Silence of Monsieur Paul and Madame Palin.

I for one am not going to forget that the Ron Paul Klan including his (equally) Racist Son stood with Ronald Reagan not only planting the roots of the Imperial Wars he now claims to oppose. Or his bravely taking a stand against Workers Rights, or against Health Care Reform, or any other challenge to the very source of HIS war. Which is Unrestrained Capitalist Greed. He has stood with the Death-Mongers far too long to pretend that he doesn’t know them or serve them. In short, he lies his ass off, as he invites us in to worship at the Temple of The Almighty (dollar)

I can easily see, too, how killing off True Freedom in America, like the rights of Workers to organize and bargain collectively for fair wages, to try to pull themselves out of the Poverty for which Capital offers no hope… he and his fellow Reaganites offer many platitudes like pulling ourselves up by the non-existent bootstraps they’ve already stolen from us through 3 decades of constant wage slavery.

Capital in Action, minimum wage.

Just heard a commercial for a “rent to own” place. One where the payments on a laptop computer totaled two and a half grand for a 450 dollar machine.
A 700 dollar (at the high end price) refrigerator, 159 bux a month for two years, 3816 dollars.
That’s a 400% markup.
So, what’s the Big Deal about Minimum Wage? Why shouldn’t those of us who rent out our labor have to do it not at a profit, not even at a “break-even” rate, but below the actual cost for us to produce our labor? If I were to walk into the Rent-to-own place and demand to only pay $700 for the $700 refrigerator, would I be legitimately allowed to walk out the door, (with a rented dolly and rented pickup of course) with the refrigerator? How about if I only offered $500? Surely he could survive on $20 a month for 2 years.
No? What if I got some Publicly Paid Goons to force him to negotiate on my terms, the way Capital always does when they’re confronted with the silly-ass demands of Labor that the Workers actually be paid an adequate wage?
See, every time this question gets put to the Capitalists, they come off with a duplicate of Squealers Speech from Animal Farm about how the duties of Leadership are so much more strenuous than the duties of Followers that the Pig Leaders deserve, nay, NEED, to have the windfall apples, the milk and to sleep in the farmhouse.

I “trot” that one out a lot because Capitalists seem to believe they own the story. Also the Corporate Welfare aspect of them using the publicly funded police and army to negotiate their coercive labor deals for them.

And to coerce suppliers of the raw materials, like foreign nations who produce Oil, minerals and even produce the Produce (like vegetables, coffee, bananas…)
And then have the balls to say that they worked for their money, and don’t owe the workers anything.

Why, we should be so proud to work for them that we’ll pay them for the privilege.. oh, wait, we already do.

PA Homeland Security Chief: Burning Hate Flag = Terrorism

That’s right, folks, according to the PA Homeland Security Privatized Terror Alert System, National Burn The Confederate Flag Day, a protest against the TeaTard Racist “patriot” party, is an act of Terrorism. Meanwhile the TeaTards inciting Mosque Burning, Scripture Burning, Assaults and even Murders on behalf of their Racial Purist Agenda, doesn’t raise a red “flag” with the Private Pig Group.

Public Rallies, Town Hall Meetings where environmentalists were expected to testify against new coal, oil and gas leases polluting their land and water and putting their lives at risk for Corporate Profit, also considered “Terror Threats”. But not the TeaTard rallies. Or the equally Racist Minutemen Rallies like the one where both the “rebel” flag and the Nazi Flag are shown.

Yep, you can spout Anti-American Terrorist Rhetoric, denounce your fellow Americans as not deserving of any equal rights because you don’t consider them Americans, advocate and champion acts of violence against Americans, but you’d better not talk back to the TeaTards, the Minute”men” or their Corporate Masters.

Alle Sieg Heil am der Korporatisch-Überfuhrer!

In case the usual whiners think I’m being too harsh in my opinion on Sarah Palin, the MinuteKlan and the Ku Klux Klan Tea Party so-called “patriots”…

People who say, as they HAVE, loudly and continually since their Hate Agenda was voted down two years ago, and before that even, that I don’t have any rights as an American or even as a Human Being, because of my “racial” background and disabilities and economic status, can kiss my broken feet, broken courtesy of their Reaganite “free” market policies and by constant denial of health care for 14 YEARS afterward. There’s no amount of LYING about them being just “conservatives concerned about excess taxation” that will make me believe in their supposedly benign nature, EVER. Once you’ve been told that you don’t even deserve to LIVE you realize that the PUKES don’t actually like you or respect you, so, Why Should I Like Or Respect The Hate-Mongering Murdering Bitches?

Oil Company and Military “job creation” in the Springs..

Are going to go to… people who already work for the oil companies and the Military Industrial Complex. The (God this is a stupid term) Surge in employment is of the trickle down variety. Like the ghost of Reagan pissing on us in death the way he did in life.
Let’s dissect the Oil Jobs, yes? They’ve got a bunch of unemployed oil people. Fewer and fewer wells, more and more people who have experience and tenure, no need for Halliburton or BP to train people locally. We’ll get jobs like More McDonalds, or Workin’ at the Car Wash Blues, oh, and the oil and Military Industrial folks will bring their families so a portion of the New Jobs will be eaten up by them.
Then there’s what they’ll be DOING. In the early 70s they tried this same shit, there were about a third as many people in the area, and still a water crisis. Since the Springs area feeds the watersheds that provide water to every where west of the Mississippi, that’s a huge responsibility. Every drop of rain that falls here is already claimed a year or more in advance.
The Shale Oil extraction process takes up a lot of fresh water. huge amounts. More than is actually available even without the water demands of the local population. Which is a lot more people now. So they’re going to bring in more people, add fewer jobs than they take up, and less water.
The ones pushing this political boondoggle, this government giveaway, yet another one…
Halliburton and BP.

Oh, I know, their political faces are the likes of Dan Maes and Tom Tancredo, and a slew of others who are going to defeat the “Liberal Hippie Anti-Oil Giant U.N. Sponsored Conspiracy”.
But it’s the giant oil corporations running the show. The ones who slough off paying taxes, and collect unspeakable abominations of Government Giveaways like the Continual War, a giant funnel leading from the U.S. Treasury directly into their greedy pockets. Their predatory mouths stuffed with the blood of Mine and Oil workers whose lives they casually dismiss.

And the unspeakable devastation they do to the economy and ecology both, that’s just icing on their bloodstained cake. I bet their CEOs and CFOs look at the videos of their disasters, “Oh, look, that one, falling off the rig and burning… he’s still alive! Damn, that’s HAWT! I’m gonna have to change pants it’s so good!” “Awwwww, lookit at the widows and orphans of the miners, crying because daddy ain’t coming home… isn’t that just the greatest thing you ever saw? A real Kodak moment! I haven’t laughed this hard since we actually convinced the stupid bastards that Trickle Down was going to work for THEM instead of just us!”
They get money, on the Halliburton side, not only from the fat contracts with no taxation in Iraq and Afghanistan, taking Public Welfare to the tune of Trillions and never putting any back. but also contracting the people who watch the reservoirs to keep al Qa’eda operatives from dropping a few pounds of ricin into the water, and then get MORE money, publicly subsidized money, to pump Hundreds and Thousands of TONS of toxins into our drinking water, our air, our soil, the oceans from whence we draw so much of our food. Saddam Hussein was accused of having a mere 500 tons, a million tons, of toxic chemical weapons. These assholes put that much into the gulf every week trying to clean up the Spill, baby, Spill! mess.

They get paid to prevent terrorism, and to create new and highly motivated enemies for anybody and anything remotely connected to the word “America”.
They get paid to prevent pollution, on a small scale, and to promote it on a HUGE scale.
They get paid to “create” jobs and then to take those jobs.
To bring MORE people into an already overpopulated region, and paid to destroy the ecological foundation, the water, that is crucial to maintaining the population.
Beyond double or triple or quintuple or octuple dipping, it’s like a Stellated Icosahedron of dipping. They’d steal the stink off their own mommas’ rotted corpses.

These guys are freakin’ Criminal Geniuses.
They’re also a swarm of scumsucking Parasitic Slugs in search of a bag of salt.

Go to the rallies of any of their Corporate Whore politicians, anybody who’s promising he’ll Bring Oil Money into Colorado, and throw rocks at the bastards. Don’t just mock them, rock them.
They’re liars and worse, they believe we’re all stupid enough to allow them rip us off.

The worst part, they might turn out to be right about the majority.

Glenn Beck going blind, yes, it IS paybacks… from himself to himself

Now, I do know that Macular Degeneration isn’t caused by lifestyle choices. Where HIS guilt in his own blindness is that the Corporations who FUND and ORGANIZE the TeaTards and also pay him more money a month than Real Construction Workers make in a LIFETIME of REAL work, to pose as a Working Class Citizen, have with the help of the Republican, Libertarian, and now Racist-ass Tea Parties, consistently blocked research into Macular Degeneration.
Consistently. The same way Ronald and Nancy Reagan blocked socially and politically any effective research into Alzheimers until Ronald was diagnosed. Their Accomplices at FOX “news” manipulation have funded the TeaTards at first “secretly”, an open secret but they denied it, until the Supremes, most notably Clarence “Uncle” Thomas, whose wife is a Corporate Lawyer Whore, decided that Corporations are better than and have more rights than us mere mortal peasants, and now the TeaTards have a little dilemma on their bloodstained hands… They’ve been outed by their Owners as being Corporate Whores.
Now, I don’t really want Glenn Beck to Go Blind. For one thing he’s going to suck up Medical Resources trying to buy his way out of it, even if the Macular Degeneration research were fully funded today it won’t save his eyes.
The punk-ass Bitch made a career out of Spiritual Blindness and while he probably DOES deserve blindness.. we the people really don’t deserve to have to listen to him make himself into a Pity-pot Martyr for years to come.

Much like Rush Limbaugh, when he had chest pains in Honolulu, and was kept for observation overnight. Longer actually. Then said he got no special treatment, ANYBODY with chest pains gets that treatment…

He neglected to mention “IN HAWAII”. Which has Socialized Medicine and has for 30 years. People in the full-on Corporate States like Texas and Colorado don’t get that kind of treatment, unless they’re Rich.

The TeaTards also don’t mention that all medical research is publicly funded, even through “private” donations. The Richest “generously” give to the foundations, BUT, they get the money back in Tax Breaks.
My, what Love and Charity! And of course, like our friend Bernie Herpin tried really hard to avoid saying, they have somebody blow a trumpet before them when they do their alms… on the public dime, and probably write off the expense of the trumpet player as a Business Expense. Such VICTIMS they are! Pay other peoples money to make themselves look good then pay MORE Tax-deductible Other Peoples money to make themselves out to be Christ-on-the-Cross if somebody happens to mention it.

Glenn Beck is expected to milk his “misfortune” to the tune of an eight digit pay raise on his Corporate Lie Show.

Meanwhile, a POOR person, a Real Worker, who starts going blind from M.D., or perhaps from workplace hazards, or from Environmental pollution, if he doesn’t have the Really Expensive Insurance he can’t afford on a REAL Workmans’ salary.. ALL of which Glenn Beck “blindly” opposes any remediation thereof… won’t even be diagnosed until far too late.

If the massive funding FOX is going to Hypocritically “give” at Corporate Welfare Tax-Break public expense, to the Macular Degeneration research, and actually DO find a cure or at least a Treatment, the Working Person I used as an example still won’t benefit.

Because Health Care is a Privilege of the parasite class.

From last Friday’s action, some pictures, some linked commentary

The linked commentary isn’t about the bus lack-of-service, it’s to fellow local activist Loren Wirbel made a short documentary film just showing a FEW of the multi-gazillionaire “defense” plants around town. You know the ones, our Magnificently Superior Business Experts at City Hall made the command decision for us to give them Tax Exemptions that would make Reagan blush, to draw them to a Strategic Location where they were going to come anyway. So they get local services on the local dime far disproportionately to what they actually paid for. It’s bad enough that We The People have to subsidize Corporate Welfare Cheats like Lockheed but they’re also Corporate Warfare Daddy Warbucks types who make their money from other people DYING.
Deathmongers getting a free ride from our Wise and Noble and Ever So Much Better that us City Hall. The rest of us paid our fare, but we don’t get the ride. That’s not fair.
By the way, that last line isn’t complaining, it’s telling the Ayn Rand worshipers that they’re complete Liars when they say stupid shit like they’re actually a Free Market where everybody has a chance. Lying… Cowardly… PUKES. A swarm of Parasitic Slugs in search of a bag of salt.

A LOT of canes and wheelchairs, and a few burnout refugees-from-the-70s Ahem..

Cyrus of course.

Just some of our friends. Notice the preponderance of canes and wheelchairs.
There’s a reason for this, it’s because the other people who depend on the buses were at their jobs waiting their turn to be injured then disposed of.
Timing of the event has to be when buses are running, it’s a Catch-22 of massive proportions.
The bus service abruptly cuts off at shift change.

If you’ll notice, the Bus Service people had their Q&A session scheduled for the middle of the afternoon as well. Intentionally? Orders from Above? Eh.
One of the people who uses the bus to go to and only occasionally FROM work, said “Hey, they didn’t even actually pay attention to the badly disabled, how are they going to handle the Working Poor?”

How indeed. Republicans and Ayn Rand “libertarians” tend to take the short view when it comes to Workers and our rights. If it isn’t happening to them personally, immediately, they just don’t see it happening. If they personally aren’t staring down the barrel of the gun, they’ll simply say “Gun? What gun? I don’t see any gun… nothing to see here, citizens, keep moving, nothing to see..”

News sources, MSM and the mouths of horses…

See, we constantly get told, on this site and any other site that opposes the wars and the occupations and such, that we’re listening to the “Liberal Mainstream Media”. Huh? The most frequently criticized “Liberal” media are as rabid a War-mongering Mob as Fox, they’re just more polite about it. Sometimes more polite about it. The bullshit with the “Ground Zero Mosque” is being whipped up by the MSM CORPORATE whores just as much as the FOX corporate whores. With an insidious difference, they’ll use weasel words rather than coming right out and saying “Hate Muslims! Hate Islam! The REAL ‘Obsession’ is our Hatred for all things Middle East!” like FOX does.
Same with the Wounded Warrior bullshit the Pentagon tries to fill a swimming pool with, and then dump us in. The fault of causing all those wounds and deaths isn’t in the Anti-War movement, it’s in those who twist their own words to make it appear just, and righteous, to CONTINUE the wars and start others.
Why would they do that? Money.

What did you think, that the Corporate Press would cut the throats of their Pigs who lay the Golden Turds? Of course they won’t. People who were recently in the Military Establishment have a little bit of an excuse. Not much but some. It’s called Stockholm Syndrome. “Jonah, from whose rectal orifice did you pull that one?” but, straight from the Horses’ Mouths is more like it. Stockholms is well documented because the United States Military uses it to defend against confessions made by U.S. POWs. In every non-declared war in my lifetime, the only POWs treated as such by the U.S. military were those held prisoner by the people the U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines attacked, in their own countries, without a declaration of war.
Like McCain. VietMinh “cong” soldiers were handed over to the Saigon Govt troops for torture and execution, not as POWs, but as criminals.
Fairly typical, Bush demanded that any American soldiers taken prisoner by the resistance groups in the nations of Iraq and Afghanistan be “treated humanely under the terms of the Geneva and Hague Conventions” while denying any such treatment to the prisoners captured and tortured and killed by OUR soldiers.

So here’s how Stockholm’s works. It’s a principle of Pavlovian Conditioning. Like when Dr Pavlov trained his dogs to slobber every time he rang a bell.
In the Chinese prison camps during the Korean War, the SAME techniques used to train those dogs, and to train the U.S. soldiers and really those of every established military in the world, were called “brainwashing”.
Who says so? The U.S. Army

When we write of War Crimes committed by the U.S. Army, our sources certainly aren’t the Tame Media. They’re the often conflicting reports issued by the Army and… from the soldiers themselves.

The recently discharged soldiers, well, they’re still hopped up on the Industrial Strength Koolaid administered by the Army. In-their-face confrontations against the lies they were told so often is a good therapy for that.

It also helps that the Army pushes so hard to wash the brains that many of the soldiers reach a threshold where they’ll not go further. It’s worse in this war than any other we’ve had, because now the Army has psychiatry and drugs to help them keep pushing the soldiers past the limit.

You can tell the recently discharged soldiers because they’ll be all foaming at the mouth denouncing their comrades, their fellow soldiers, who have passed the critical milestones on the road back to reality. Their treatments of two, Max Cleland who lost three limbs and almost half his body weight as a result of a mortar shell. And Ron Kovic, born on the Fourth of July.

Celebrated as Heroes as long as they were willing to play the role of Token Cripple for the military “I’m proud to have lost limb and function in VietNam fightin’ for Freedom (freedom to comply, conform and obey) and the Murkin Way!”
Like Sgt Popavitch and his eye.

Some people manage, through a lifetime of drug abuse, like alcoholism, and pure hatred, to keep that spirit until they die. Others go crazy. Get physical problems from trying to internalize the PTSD that kill them. A heart attack at 40, systemic failure that’s more normal in a 70 year old happening in their mid-30s.

The solution offered by the military and their “toughie” supporters? Ridicule their comrades who were wounded every bit as bad as Cleland and Kovic and Popavitch as “weaklings”, and usually the ones who come to this website screaming and bitching about how badly WE are disrespecting wounded people.

Straight from the mouths of horses.

When confronted by logic, as in, where is their Defense of Freedom when it comes to Americans who disagree with them, they start chanting slogans.

Typical of brainwashing victims. When they’re confronted with the Ultimate, where were their protests when Kovic and Cleland were crucified in the Right Wing “liberal” MSM, when Kovic was dragged from his wheelchair by pro-war PIGS for daring to protest, where was their outrage against THAT treatment of wounded warriors?

When they start chanting that only those who went to war are qualified to speak on the subject, unless the ones who speak against their former masters contradict what the Former Masters have to say… in which case being dragged from a wheelchair is considered “justice”.

Sometimes the therapy works and the Pavlov Dogs of War are freed from their internalized psychological chains.

Sometimes, like with War Profiteers Ollie North and “Gunny” Bob Newman, it never worked.

It’s always worth the gamble, though.

Bernie HerPin, Billionaire Propagandist Rush Limbaugh, have a lot in common

–Like business ties to BP. The USOC deal the City Council made was also a BP front.
 
Then there’s their Anti-Worker ARROGANCE like this. Neither I nor Miss Johnnie can actually WALK anywhere. Both of us thrown to the wolves by the Corporatists, told that the medical treatments that could have kept us from becoming this badly disabled were “Too Expensive” and the Governments which THEY own, and are going to spend BILLIONS to stack with even more of their Greedy Political Whores, such as at local level our entire City Council, enforce that Corporate Welfare decision with “right to work” Slavery and “Tort Reform”.

My feet were broken by negligence on the part of Halliburton, who were making 4 times as much from my labor as I was paid, and wouldn’t pay so much as Workmans Compensation Insurance before the fact, fat chance they’d pay any of their bills for their Negligence afterwards.

AP and other Tame Propaganda “news” sources for BP come off with an “aw, gee shucks, it ain’t that bad, look, the Seafood Industry isn’t suffering as bad (at one level) See, there’s these chefs who are proving the shrimps and such are safe to eat, don’t y’all worry your heads”. Not mentioning the massive hole the Bastards Punched into the Ecosystem.

Miss Johnnie and I were in a cab going to the store. When I travel around town with her, because she can’t ride a bicycle anymore, it would be a choice of WALK which NEITHER of us can do, ride the Bus which doesn’t run on weekends or after 6 any other day, or take a cab.

The Cabby is one of those Socially Inept types who feels he has to make his passengers listen to Rush Limbaugh spout his SHIT about how those Poor, poor misunderstood Rich BITCHES at BP are taking such a huge hit from all these Greedy Freeloaders who expect to Be Paid for the damage that BP did to their lives.
The Billionaire Pussy Professional Liar claims he’s fighting for the “little people” who had invested their money into BP.
Had to fix the code on it because everything from this point was in All Bold fonts.
Why should THEY have to pay for the damages which were caused by the Business Practices, just because for years they’ve had a comfortable living off exploiting the workers not only in their own corporation but every ancillary and auxiliary industry around them? Claiming that they’re Being Punished By President “socialist” Obama, the one who has obviously Been Punked by the Oil Companies, Hell, he’s extending the wars Being Publicly funded for their Private Benefit. That somehow all the Corporate Welfare that has been funneled into their pockets and by extension HIS pockets is just their due reward. And the Taxpayers who have supported their Parasite Class for so long don’t have any right to demand compensation when they break OUR ocean and OUR planet.

Meanwhile “our” City Hall representative, Bernie HerPin, says the same thing in Basically Paraphrase, that those of us who Made The Money for the Billionaire Pussies who subsequently destroyed the economy from under OUR feet, don’t deserve a God-Damn thing in compensation for it. I recognize the writing style as belonging to a certain prick who chided me for even MENTIONING that Halliburton caused my disabilities, while I was WORKING putting money in THEIR POCKETS, much more money than they were putting in mine, and said that any claims I make for the damages done to me…

Said I was “looking to get a sack of gold” by exploiting their wealth.

Same as he claimed in his email to us that we don’t deserve to Be Paid wages (including Bus Service) that don’t even equal what WE have to pay to LIVE. We don’t have the right, in other words, to organize ourselves in Unions and bargain to get what it costs US to produce our services, our Labor…
Heaven forfend that we should actually make MORE than that, actually profit from our labor.
Breaking even, you see, and actually getting ahead, making a profit, that’s a Big Privilege that’s only afforded to the Bitchy Phonies who make their money from other peoples labor.
Bad Politicians! Very Naughty! Hell yes they need to Be Punished. I’d seriously consider relaxing my opposition to the Death Penalty just for them.
Mr Herpin and Rush and BP are basically saying “Ha-ha-hah! We broke any chance YOU PEASANTS had of working your way into wealth (which is a Capitalist MYTH in the first God-Damned place, propaganda to keep the workers happy as Underpaid Slave Labor) and we don’t have to compensate YOU anything. You should be GRATEFUL that we allow you to Be exPloited by us!”

Yassuh, Boss. Do you want us to tongue wash your Boots in aPology for our insolence before slinking out of your Royal Presence?

The entire City Council are made of such Assholes.

Freedom & duress NOT the same thing

A gentleman wrote earlier that Ireland signed a paper partitioning the Nation, and likewise, Scotland and Ireland had signed papers joining their people to the United Kingdom. And that therefore Scots and Irish Separatists are breaking a treaty and how very dare they do so, it’s dishonorable etc.
 
He was too busy reviling me personally to revile them but that is the gist of his words.

What wasn’t mentioned was that in either treaty the People of Ireland and the People of Scotland weren’t consulted. The “Lords” whose ancestors were in turn appointed and ennobled by the British Crown during prior invasions and occupations, signed the papers, and that at the point of gun and sword. Not by the people nor by their elected officials.

This was in comparison, by the way, to the Conquest and Occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan.

It’s like an armed robbery on a massive scale.

I mean, IF I were ever to want to control people, I’d not last very long at the enterprise mostly because anybody I could get to assist me in doing so would be under coercion. I could, theoretically, walk into a 7-Eleven or a Liquor store with an Uzi, and demand that the proprietor surrender to my will, do as I say, and that he promise to cooperate with my Armed Might, my one-man “Army of One” submachine gun, and provide me with as much of the goods and money in his store as I could carry away.

In an enterprise using an Army of MANY the logistics of the actions are more complex but the concept, the germ, the Basic Foundation of those actions would be Exactly The Same.

To go back to the Store Owner v. Probably Deranged Person w/Submachine Gun parable, if the person with the gun leaves the store, would the Store Owner be breaking some sort of Treaty to immediately call for help? If the gunman were, in the middle of the “treaty” to turn his attention and the Shopkeeper took the opportunity to disarm the gunman and perhaps kill the gunman, would the Shopkeeper be a “terrorist” or an “insurgent” or “unlawful combatant”?

If the gunman has a Gang of similar thugs with him, and the shopkeeper captures and disarms one or more of them, and holds a gun to their heads and demands the other Gunmen cease their robbery and threats of further violence, would that be a Terrorist Insurgent taking hostages, a Despicable act of Cowardice?

But that’s what the British and American Warmongers insist the “shopkeeper” of Iraq, and Afghanistan, and the Irish PEOPLE and Scots PEOPLE do or should have done.

Negotiate only with the Representatives of the people who were appointed to that position by the Conquering Invaders?

What kind of a Farce is that?

The Conquerors of Iraq and Afghanistan have no more right to demand the abject surrender of the people of those nations than the British Crown did with Scotland and Ireland, indeed, the “Nobles” with whom the English Crown negotiated the treaties, would have no more a legitimate enforceable authority to make such a treaty, for generations to come, than the Vichy Government did for the people of France, nor for all the French colonials.

To put it in a way the Right Wing would understand, their NEW conquests of Iraq, Afghanistan, Honduras, are no more legitimate because the Puppet Governments empowered by the Conquerors signed treaties, at the point of gun, sword, machine gun, the Mother Of All Bombs and the assembled armies of the Coalition. than the “Conquest” of Poland, East Germany, the Czech and Yugoslav and Armenian etc Republics were validated by the signing, under duress, of any treaties by their respective Puppet Dictators appointed by the conquering Armies of Britain, The U.S. and the Soviet Union.

Nor were the Irish under any such obligation to honor the partitioning of ireland, under duress, by the British. They were not in any way obligated to allow the British to keep Ulster.

To say that they were, or that the Iraqi and Afghan people are obligated to Obey The American and British Coalition in every thing that’s commanded… Is not just a Lie, it’s an Arrogant Lie.

And all the “PROOF” I need to say that those invasions were based on greed, and nothing more.

Certainly not any “fears of WMDs” and MOST CERTAINLY not any concern for Freedom for the Iraqi or Afghan people, any more than the British had concern for the Irish peoples freedom.

They show themselves to be the REAL terrorists.

“What would taxing the predatory oil, gas and coal companies mean to YOU?”

If they had asked the question honestly…. But they didn’t and don’t. By the way, that means the aforementioned Predatory Oil, Gas and Coal companies are still fighting, with the full blessings of Washington Insiders, any regulation on their practices or repayment of the debts they owe.
 
In a laughable smear against anybody who stands in the way of their Rape of the ecology and economy of the entire world, they have one Highly Trained Goof-Ball barking like a good little slave-doggy about the “Washington insiders” who are allegedly not deep in Oil Company pockets. I guess, you know, that buying the air time for these commercials over the past 5 years or so of this particularly sleazy campaign, was less expensive than actually reforming their industries. It paid off big for Exxon, which didn’t pay a dime of income tax last year on BILLIONS of dollars of mostly Taxpayer Subsidized profits.

Oh, who am I kidding, they owe ALL their profits to government intervention and deliberate stifling, at the Government level, of any kind of Sane, Reasonable and technologically sound alternatives to their slash-and-burn economic model.

Not giving the Rich Pigs even MORE welfare and special advantages would be “Socialism” and “Marxist-Leninist Bolshevik Redistribution of Wealth”

Meanwhile, the Working Class, hammered by bills on the wars that benefit only the Rich, hammered by an economy so broken by the economic model of Predatory Capitalism that they can’t afford to keep their homes, lose any job security they thought they had, including the all-important Health Care benefits, Hammered by anti-Union Anti-Worker use of Government Force, paid by those Americans who actually PAY taxes, unlike, say, Halliburton KBR or Exxon Mobil, literally being forced to work at Slave Wages which don’t even cover the cost for us to Produce Our Labor…

And then hounded by the new class of Vagrancy Laws that make debt by individuals a Crime, make homelessness a Crime, make joblessness a Crime…

The TeaBags and other Loyal Lap-dog types aren’t going to bark one squeak of protest over such an arrangement. They sure do scream like they’re being eviscerated, slowly, with a broken pair of nail clippers, if any restrictions on Corporate Predation or any payment demanded by the People from the Corporate Predators of the monstrous debt THEY owe is even quietly proposed.

“Get Government off our (Corporate Masters’) backs!” they whine.

Even though their Corporate Masters are on OUR backs, literally supported by OUR labor…

But you’ll never hear a TeaBag saying something like “Get the Corporate Welfare Government and Heavily Bribed Police, Judicial, and Legislative Government Enforcers off the backs of the Workers!”

Be prepared, BP best plan not so good

Not that it comes as any kind of surprise. They hope, with the containment to cut the daily poison gusher to 15%. Which would be what, 10 times the original report? BP gets to replace the ONE well with 5 others. Excusez moi, add five more, as “bleeders” but only to ease the pressure, not in any way to have a 500% increase in the number of wells they were allowed on that one lease. They’ll also get to pump 85% capacity without ANY regulation or for that matter oversight.Heavy Sigh… they’ll also get to destroy evidence in the process. Who knows, in the coming months they might be able to keep bullshitting the regulators, such as they be, into letting them “stabilize” the wells with even more and more wells. Wouldn’t that be a pleasant reward for their malfeasance? Matriarchal incest mongers. They get to rape Mother Earth on Mother’s Day.

Between Iraq and a Hard Place, Slave Labor + Corporate Welfare = Warfare

Since all available national resources are being called in to fight what’s the worst unnatural disaster and getting worse, to smite us in a long while, it pays to recognize one huge fact. The equally Corporate Welfare To The Oil Industry wars against Afghan and Iraqi people (for Corporate Profit-not “freedom”) and the beneficiaries of this hastily pulled in Public Largesse, an Oil Corporation, BP, which presumably has more corporate money available than the entire U.S. Government does, is “big-assing” us on the subject of actually having to eventually repay the U.S. and State governments…

Like Exxon-Valdez being blamed on the actions of one employee, who was imprisoned, and saddled further with a debt that’s in the hundred billion dollar range, leaving the Creditors to twist in the wind (Exxon to fishermen: don’t blame us, we ain’t paying you a thing, F.O.A.D.)

It pays, however little, to realize that the main reason for the lack of Federal Funding is the Corporate Welfare given to several of the Largest and Wealthiest entities in THE FRACKIN’ WORLD, MON!!! including the very expensive for actual taxpaying citizens, as opposed to Tax-Dodging Corporate “citizens”, Wars of Conquest which benefit exactly Whom? Why, the same Oil Companies, like BP, who are expecting the underfunded Federal Government to clean up their little oopsie. And are already filing briefs countering the expected bill coming their way.

How very DARE those Peasants demand that we pay for the damage we do?

They’re also deploying Texas and Louisiana Inmate Unpaid Slave Laborers to fight the damage. Sweet, eh? The ultimate use of Slavery for the benefit of the Ultimate Slave Corporations. If there’s any payment made to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, or the Louisiana counterparts, the Slaves ain’t gonna get any of it, not an extra bean on their plates. Same as always.

Happy Earth day, to us!

Four decades in the making, and at the FIRST Earth Day suggestions were made to stop destroying Earth. Which, since any habitable Other Planet is decades in the future, and Earth happens to be our ONLY life support mechanism until then, and the destruction could kill Earth long before then…

At the First Earth Day, Public Transportation was touted. Since then, the SUV has taken over the roads, the roads have been expanded, still not enogh to satiate the Single Passenger Car Monster. The Oil and Coal industry fight very hard against public transportation, call it “socialism”.

There’s a growing industry in Solar Power, which the Oil and Coal industries, and the automakers, sick their TeaBag attack dogs on any possibility of Government assistance in the advancement of the technology. While and at the time lining up every budget cycle, or as they call it “Feeding Time”, sticking their fat corporate snouts in the Welfare Trough.

Disposable packaging was a newer technology, only a few decades old. Now that has mushroomed, (mushroom is a good image, it’s the fruiting carpophore of Mold, if you will: the Flower of Decay) as have Disposable Everything.

Earth might have given herself a gift in the form of increased vulcanism. Since “our” political leaders can’t pull themselves away from the Corporate Welfare Trough or grow any kind of Spinal Fortitude to stop the Oil and Automobile and Disposable Toxins industries from killing our planet, at least it will slow down Global Warming. Maybe long enough for them to get their fat porky Collective Arse in gear.

Mama Nature is doing for us what we should have been not-too-damn-greedy to do for ourselves.Not being a killjoy, I hope,

We do need to inject a LOT of righteous anger into the discussions today. Not Aggressive Violent Whiny Tantrums like the Tea-Bags throw, but a similar level of energy.

Remind the “conservatives” that the root of their name is “conserve”. Not, you know, wasting everything in a hedonistic orgy of greed.

The ecology is the very root of our economy.

“Energy (oil) ministers say 23 Trillion in investment needed” according to AP

–to find new sources of Oil and natural gas, of course. Strangely, that’s about what my estimate of the cost of the recent 8 years worth of Federal Giveaways to the Oil Corporations would total. So, do the Oil Corporations REALLY need Welfare from all the governments of the world? Where would that much-ballihooed “Free Market” supremacy account for such a huge bailout to what’s supposedly the single most profitable industry of the past century? To be honest, I didn’t read past that shocking headline. I just DON’T need to ruin my day reading veiled threats (almost typo-ed “vealed” as in Fatted Calf) from the richest people on the planet about what will happen if they’re not given the rest of the Planetary Treasury, the fealty of every son of Adam and a lien on the souls and service of our children for generations to come.

More people who do not muchly good speak the English tongue…

ren·e·gade ?/?r?n??ge?d/ [ren-i-geyd]
–noun
1. a person who deserts a party or cause for another.
2. an apostate from a religious faith.
–adjective
3. of or like a renegade; traitorous.
Synonyms: Traitor, Snake, Turncoat, Oath-breaker, Treaty Breaker.
 
John McCain on Press the Meat this morning, sponsored by a Wall Street Powerhouse, Edward Jones Investments. Lying his arse off about how he’s bipartisan on the Health Care bill when he joined every single one of his (R) Comrades in voting against it. Apparently in Renegade Republicanspeak, “Bipartisan” means the Democrats have to suck much Republican Ass.
Ran as a “Maverick” which doesn’t mean anything like “not one of the herd”, it means steers claimed by a notoriously lazy Texas free-range rancher named John Maverick. Who didn’t bother to brand or earmark any of his steers, just the lead cows. Any Steer or cow following them would be just a part of “His” herd. The Wall Street Bankers who sponsored today’s Lie-Fest, their advertisement “If you believe in the Renegade idea of face-to-face with your broker”

If you believe your Brokerage is “Renegade” and still deal with them, you really need to deal with the fact that they’re going to rob you blind given any chance.

McCain’s running mate was an idiot from Alaska who also didn’t speak English, and didn’t know the duties of the job, told a group of schoolkids that it was to “help the senate make laws”. Yeah, right.
People who don’t know the basis of American Law, the Constitution, shouldn’t presume to MAKE Law.
She also runs with a group of Straight Up Racist Pukes who insist that English be not only the official language of the United States (we don’t have an official language, by the way) but that it be the ONLY language spoken. They wish to bring the days back, when Immigrant kids, or Native American Kids, or Native-American-Kids-Whose-Names-And-Primary tongue are Spanish and whose families were not only here during the Spanish territorial days but Many Centuries Before an Italian Mapmaker who had never been to America, Amerigo Vespucci, put his name to two continents and a bunch of offshore islands (Actually the islands FIRST)… These kids, even in the 60s when I was first going to school, would be Punished for speaking their non-english languages on school grounds or even the school bus.
The more radical members of “English First” would have it that people not be allowed to speak their own languages even in their own homes. They say that not having English as your first tongue hinders your development in school. Where they get that tainted statistic is beyond my ken.
The largest population who don’t graduate High School and more importantly don’t graduate Primary School are people who don’t speak ANY language other than English, and that very poorly.

This kind of outright Jingoistic Stupid Racism would give that freak on the bus (and there’s always one at least) who demands that two Spanish speaking or Polish speaking or Navajo speaking kids (actually it’s a dialect of Athabascan, and a common second tongue to most of the tribes in the Southwest) “Talk English, you’re in America, Talk American”…

It would give those Freaks legal power to not only have you thrown off the bus but also arrested for “hindering public transportation”. Which is part of the so-called “Patriot” Act.

Which is another treaty (Constitution) breaking law the self-styled “Renegade” from Alaska and the “Maverick” from AZ support with all their Fascist Zeal.
Their supporters will no doubt insist that they’re not racists. They will at that point be once again LYING. It’s what they do the Very Best.

Maverick the Rancher at least wasn’t a rustler, so his Steers, (a bull with its Testicles removed at about the age of two weeks) were generally recognized as his.

The Democrat Party’s magic math

magic mathUS House passes economic package without a single Republican vote reads the Headline. The Republicans also have their own magic math ‘economic recovery’ giveaway for the super rich, but they are smart enough not to be caught together with the Democrats ‘winning’ now, but later to be caught by the public holding the burglary bag of new national debt created! They can say they ‘opposed’ The Grand Give Away, and they will have, too, since they were not in charge of doing it their way.

So let’s take a look at how the Democrats are using their magic math to try to deceive the newly going-to-be-unemployed/ underemployed.

In 2008, 2.6 US jobs were lost. This year the loss will be 3 million or more per relatively optimistic forecasts. Barack Obama’s most recent victory in the House called for spending greater than $800 billion to create what he says could be up to 4 million jobs (his words, not mine). Wait a sec? Then where will all the other money be going to be spent?

Let’s imagine these new jobs paying $20,000 per year and times that 4,000,000, shall we? That’s only $80 billion and the Feds could just give that money away to these 4,000,000 happy theoretical new workers for 10 years for a cost of 800 billion? Is that Obama’s plan? No, it is not. He is not even going to create 4 million new jobs for one whole year with that $800 billion of tax money obtained, and where will that money come from anyway? Eventually it has to come from public taxes.

But wait a second now? Most of that money will actually go to financial bailouts of institutions going under, as the Federal Government takes on their bad debts AND their top execs’ ill gotten profit making, all bills now due. The government will be ‘giving’ with one hand (a little to the small fok, and a much greater amount to the really large folk) and taking away yet more with the other hand, and almost all of that to be taken coming out of the small folks accounts! And then there will be the interest to forever pay back…

So this whole new Obama game plan will become the financial re-foundation of the New World Economy restabilization? Hardly! It can only be the new foundation for a total disintegration of the entire US national government into having to make foreign debt payments for an eternity. Forget the mirage of 4 million new jobs which is nothing more than a sugar coating for the Grand Theft. It’s not icing onhte cake but the cover-up for the theft!

It is increasingly becoming clear worldwide, that the business community has no real answers for anything these days. All problems the world faces are without current economic leadership having any real solutions to propose. They are simply glued into The System and the System is simply glued into one of its gigantic and periodic downturns. And since the Chinese and Russians are now glued into that System themselves, they have little to nothing constructive to offer as alternative either. In fact, their world looks even grimmer than ours does.

Now here’s the real math from Barack Obama… New bank bailout could cost up to $2 trillion: report from the Wall Street Journal. I thought these were the fundamentalists who were utterly opposed to just throwing money at problems? I guess not. And after the thrown money fails to solve anything, then what? Well it might come down to many people wanting to hang Obama in a couple of years? Why? Because then all there will be is a huge governmental debt on the $2 trillion spent, and a still totally dysfunctional economy. Beware the man who’ll leave you with just small change. It’s still welfare time for the elite guzzlers of that most important commodity.