Tag Archives: Privatization

Veterans Affairs budget on CSPAN right now.

They’re temporarily raising funding, but Rep Phil Roe R Tennessee is talking cutting (redirecting) Appeals. Meaning anybody who is screwed by the Privatization Dr Roe also advocates, doesn’t get an appeal.  Then there’s the Really Big Dead Elephant Stinking Up … Continue reading

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Trump, Republicans and Privatization of Public Land.

Which according to Republican Doctrine includes Treaty Lands ceded to the tribes in (mostly broken) agreements. And Trump has a history of grabbing public land, notably for a golf course in Florida. And a history of referring to the resources … Continue reading

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Viewed from Interstate 70, Kansas is the selfie of American Idiocracy

TOPEKA, KANSAS- Who’s not in Kansas anymore? Anyone with a lick of sense. I crossed the state recently to find the western half riddled with fracked well heads, billboards condemning abortion, tollbooths on the interstate, police cruisers extorting drivers, and … Continue reading

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University of Colorado lease does not guarantee Memorial Hospital will continue to admit Medicare patients

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.– Local voters have until next week to decide whether to accept the offer to lease the city’s Memorial Hospital to a University of Colorado non-profit entity, but there is no guarantee that the community health needs will … Continue reading

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Morons argue to replace National Weather Service with private companies

Like “accuweather” WHO GET THEIR DATA FROM NWS AND NOAA. Oh, and using NASA maintained satellites, NOAA maintained field workers at weather stations from north pole to south pole and all points in between, you know… The scientists who work … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with privatizing public resources? Quite a lot, actually…

(Editor’s note: Some Colorado Springs councilmen don’t see anything wrong with leasing public assets for private profit. Is there anything wrong with that?)   Well, let’s see. The City Council is so top heavy with Real Estate Brokers including Princess … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon sur Lac du Prospect

I don’t know if this scene strikes me because it’s George Seurat’s idyllic park, or because I’m nostalgic for Colorado circa prosperity. Circa 2011, the privatization cronies are after our city’s public gem, Prospect Lake. Colorado Springs local John Moore … Continue reading

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Labor Rally In Austin commemorated Fallen Workers

For those who think Disabled Workers complain too much about how we’re cast out by society, these are mock coffins carried to commemorate the ones who are now forever silent and can no longer complain about how deregulated workplaces, Union … Continue reading

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Hillary says “Free the internet from political control”

And neglects the NeuenRealpolitik of Corporate control of Politics in America and its vassal states, and the strange silence on her part about Net Neutrality, just, you know, allow Corporate Overlords to control every aspect of the Internet through”free” Market … Continue reading

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The War, on illiteracy. High School Seniors unable to pass ASVAB tests.

So the predicted backlash of BushCoNomics War on Education is coming out. “Throwing money at” education was deemed inefficient and ineffective. Making sure that schools which were struggling to educate the next generation of Coolies and Cannon Fodder for the … Continue reading

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Real Manly Macho Robust Christian Men

According to the Tennessee Fire-non-Fighter who watched his neighbors’ house burn to the ground, with the fire crew standing around to make sure fire didn’t spread to their own properties, called his actions “Robust, Masculine Christianity” a new-old method of … Continue reading

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Tennessee Fire-Non-Fighters and the Bible

The language used by the fire-non-fighter is heavily ingrained indoctrination. There’s a movement with some familiar names on the letterheads, spokesfreaks not leaders, Beck, Hannity, O’Reilly, Malkin… people whose ambitions are to create an American Sha’ariah based on their own … Continue reading

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