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Mayberry R.F.D.

Some of y'all might not remember what the RFD part means. It's Rural Free Delivery, an incentive to keep the constitutionally mandated (ratified by congress) postal service available to the people who really need it the most. The "Heartland" the Wreligious Wrong like to pander, butter up, and basically abuse their name image and philosophies every election cycle. The ones their Corporate Masters have just abandoned by closing their local post offices as "not cost effective" and their Privatized "Texas Miracle" alternatives like UPS and FedEx aren't going to serve. They say it's "Socialism" to provide a service based on need rather than greed, and you know what? It IS.   And it's one of the reasons Oklahoma was a "Red" state in the truest sense of the word, as in Communist, in the '32, '36, and '40 elections. Henry Fonda, often criticized by the Right Wing Lunatic Fringe like Bachmann, Beck, Palin... for his role in the movie adaptation of Grapes of Wrath, an almost realistic portrayal of what the Corporate Theft which led to the Dust Bowl and the Depression were about, was unlike the current crop of Right Wing presidential or gubernatorial or senatorial or congressional candidates or the Propaganda Pulpit that defends their actions, was a war hero. So was Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger. And, according the House Un-American Activities Committee, so were thousands of decorated World War Two veterans. Wouldn't know it to hear pimple-in-the-asshole Rush Limbaugh tell it. Or anybody directly or ideologically connected to Fox News. But, yeah, the idea of financing something simply because it's Needed, that IS a left wing thing. So is recognition of the fact that the phrase "Am I my brothers keeper?" was the really lame defense of the very first fratricide. So, let's see the Right WingNutz go without something THEY need, which really benefits only the Wealthy? Socialism v. Socialite-ism, head to head in a Russian Cage Match (rasslin'). Cut off their Military expenditures and their police and courts which they and only they own. If they want to have protection of their stolen hoards, or to have other countries looted for their benefit, let the sorry lazy Rich Bastards and their Mommas do it themselves. We don't need Government services? Well, God-damn it, neither do they, then. If they don't like the idea of actually paying THEIR way, or me pointing it out, then they can all just line up and take turns helping themselves to a Texas sized all-you-can-eat buffet of Kiss My Liberal Ass.

Think of it as enhanced evolution, Un-natural selection, cull the gulls…

The debate turns now to whether or not to rescue marine animals from the oil. Pelicans and gulls specifically, but there's more. Of course, animals that took millions of years to be what they are, should learn to mutate themselves a lot faster. Seagulls and turtles and manatees and sea-otters, fish, crustaceans, jellyfish, plankton, all need to mutate in a matter of days rather than eons. True, it would be a LOT simpler for the HUMAN species to modify our behavior, not set our entire economic plan on one focus, like Fossil Fuels. The plan with a built in Self-Destruct button that gets armed and starts ticking away once we drill the first well. Of course that first well was "well" over a century ago, BUT there's still time to ramp down the madness, get back to a point where we can actually turn off he Self Destruct switch. Of course, it would take eliminating some of the things the Oil Industry advertising partners have been selling us as "essential to the American Lifestyle". Things like easily available in large quantities "food" that our bodies don't have the ability to process correctly, at least not in the concentrations which are being sold to us as a "normal" diet. Thus diabetes, colon cancers, increased. Also increased are heart disease, respiratory, kidney, thyroid, liver, just every part of the Human Biotic System that depends on a certain chemical balance that the McDiet not only doesn't provide but actively disrupts. The private automobile, sure, if you could afford to drive it, but, really, the cost to The Rest Of Us to maintain YOUR "right" to a private car is long since out of control. Witness, for instance the Oil Spills. Witness the wars being fought to secure more Oil, publicly subsidized wars. If the person driving sole occupant in a car made for 8 actually had to Pay His Way he wouldn't be able to do it. The ultimate Welfare Cadillac. We're required to provide "cheap" oil to the Consumer or be called Terrorist and Traitor. A system where everybody in the entire world is required to chip in to make a really expensive activity "affordable".... for a privileged few. People in nations where starvation is in the top 5 causes of death have to chip in for YOUR automotive pleasure. But things like Public Transportation and subsidizing better forms of energy harvesting and use, that the bad ol' wicked "Socialism". Summary of that, Public support of the entire population, BAD. The entire World Population support of an elite minority GOOD. Public Support of Mega Corporations like McDonalds altering the agricultural economy, GOOD. Public criticism of the fact that this impoverishes other PEOPLE in other nations, to the point of people who live on gigantic plantation style "food" factory farms starve.... that's Bolshevism and BAD. The Oil Corporations have been for the past year putting out some very expensive publicity campaigns saying that actually requiring the Corporations (mainly) and the Consumers to PAY what isn't anywhere near the Real Cost

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