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92 Million Dollar Parade, started at 12M, to honor Trump ooops I mean “vets”

If this looks like me posting on yahoo, it’s because I DID. Enjoy. Jonah Elijah 0 sec ago This from a vet in a vast family of vets, the best way to “honor” us would be to bring all of … Continue reading

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and then there’s this…

Hackernoon  reports that there is now the global deficit (debt)  currently well over $233 Terabux (for those inexperienced with my particular one-man patois, that’s a Trillion Dollars. The U.S. budget is allegedly 1 trillion.) estimated 270 terabux. According to Bloomberg. … Continue reading

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Something to resist and how to do it…

The Air Farts and Army and really all the ‘services’ have a shortfall in the longwar plans. For a couple of years after the conquest/invasion/liberation of the Iraq and Afghan peoples, those deployed or on U.S. bases doesn’t matter, reserve … Continue reading

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Storm Bastille. Load Guillotine. Done.

Tax cuts for the rich. Higher deficit interest to the bankers. Less healthcare, Social Security and safety net for you. Ceaseless war for corporate imperialists, continued resource extraction for climate depopulation, and more austerity for the middle class. 21st Century … Continue reading

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Still here

Just overwhelmed by the sheer amount of really repetitive crap-fest. The election is as negative as always. One friend told me he would vote for Trump because Trump is “a businessman” and would put N. Korea in their place. Last … Continue reading

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Air Force propaganda show on the telly

about the capabilities of the B52. How in the first Gulf War they bombed the living dogshit out of Iraqi ground targets, then bombing a Taliban convoy in vietraqistan. “Oh, look, we killed a whole bunch of people with these … Continue reading

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Special Ops Warrior “Charity”

The big-pigs who sold us the War at the cost of all our budget allocations for generations to come, want us, the ones who are to be responsible for the monster deficit, to pay their bills as  a “Charity” for … Continue reading

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International StarWarz Day

May the 4th be with you… That started as an intellectual or at least nerd pun. The underlying fear slowly builds up. As does the deficit, the vast majority of which is subsidizing wars which in turn are a giveaway … Continue reading

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Democrats prepared to beat up on the elderly with their buddies, the Republicans

~~~ We could see this a long time coming… Obama ‘offering to cut US pensions’ for deficit deal …Time to kick both parties to the side and stop that ‘Kiss me I’m a liberal (Democrat) bullshit. In fact, it’s way … Continue reading

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For Presidential Debate No 2, your reflection on television is dumber than you appear

If Mitt Romney’s candidacy serves one purpose, it’s to highlight what fools Americans have become. Without question, Romney shows his supporters to possess a thinking deficit virtually unfathomable. But more dispiriting, Romney’s opponents run from him like Team Scooby Doo … Continue reading

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Obama care is about saving the government money and not about improving our access to health care

‘US auditors say the Supreme Court ruling upholding President Barack Obama’s health law will save the government $84bn over 11 years. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) says most of the savings come from the Supreme Court’s decision that states do … Continue reading

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Colorado police brutality retrospective: the 1934 Relief Strike Battle, UP story “Girl Radical Leads Mob in Denver Riot”

If one image captures the “Relief Strike Riot” of October 30, 1934, it’s of Patrolman CV Satt who continues to fire his service revolver after he’s felled by a bottle thrown by a striking picketer. Although Colorado newspapers were anti-union, … Continue reading

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Let them eat poo, or– A Tail of Too Shitty

So they had on the Today Show as we were ducking out the door, a talk-panel of three, a black woman, a white man and a white woman and their commentary was about “waste of money” (but I’m not sure … Continue reading

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You get your weather forecast at the grocery store DUH!

My Grandpa, 27 year veteran of the Army, was also a staunch Democrat mostly because of Roosevelt and his emergency actions to stop the Depression from destroying America. As bad as it was, it could have gone worse. I know … Continue reading

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Spank a Vet with a warm fuzzy Attaboy

For those who think that the Peace people dishonor the veterans, think a bit on what the most prominent campaigns has to offer in the way of humiliation. One of the “new and improved” corporate motivational methods is called “peer … Continue reading

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FOX broadcasting at it again, Gullible Travails and A Modest Proposal

CW57, one of the local DumFox stations, aired an “infomercial” for a seminar, books and training videos on how to take advantage of the housing market crash, telling the Gullible that if they buy the properties ON CREDIT (even though … Continue reading

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US AAA credit rating downgraded to AA as Tea Party downgraded to KK

Democrats are anxious to spin the tail on the asinine Tea Party, to label the credit rating adjustment made by Standard and Poor’s as the “Tea Party Downgrade.” Except a Twitterverse wiseacre already gave the Teabag idiot racists a downgrade, … Continue reading

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Recommendations for the Denver rally tomorrow…

Find out if Fox News is finally realizing that their shit ain’t flying as well as they thought it would and if they’ve decided to charter a fleet of Greyhounds to bus in TeaBags for the “grass roots” counter rally, … Continue reading

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Emma Goldman on Direct Action

Yes it was Emma Goldman who said “If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.” It was no mere quip. The turn of the last century activist was a fierce advocate of every social reform and was ultimately exiled to … Continue reading

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Following Right Wing political theology

Faith based politics where you have to believe fervently the dogma handed down by the High Priests of Capital… But according to their gospels of greed, there has never actually been any revolution where wealth has been redistributed to the … Continue reading

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Jane Norton, Republican, Tea Bag, liar, warmonger pig, thief, corporate whore

Stated in her campaign commercial that Obamacare, not even implemented, is the cause of the Trillion Dollar Federal Deficit. Not, of course, anything to do with the Police State budget, some of which is “classified”, nor with the Extended Police … Continue reading

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E-Coli testing to rise, say regulators

Or, to be more precise, they’re “considering” broadening the testing. Yeah, wonderful dichotomy in the previous sentence, being more precise by stating the vague phrases. “Regulators” is kind of a nonsense job description too. Since their powers have steadily declined … Continue reading

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The Tea-Party Rationale: it’s Cheaper to allow people to die

Which ignores the really obvious Massive Budget Busting War, which we haven’t even gotten the bills yet… those bonds they floated to give the illusion that there weren’t any New Taxes to pay for the war. Some of those bonds … Continue reading

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America Wins! Tea Party LOSES!

One of their congressional whiners, from Michigan: “The American people know you can’t reduce health care costs by spending $1 trillion or raising taxes by more than one-half trillion dollars. The American people know that you cannot cut Medicare by … Continue reading

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Rachael Flatt will not be assimilated

Rachael Flatt is neither fat nor homely, but it doesn’t take an Olympic judge to downgrade her prospects in figure skating. Embarrassingly, sports commentators were poised to preempt confused TV viewers from sitting up in alarm. Who is this stout … Continue reading

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