Tuesday, January 31, 2012

WELFARE FOR THE RED, RIGHT WING STATES – WHAT THEY PUT IN – WHAT THEY TAKE


It is clear that these states are milking the cow of the Federal Government dry.

These states are sucking the teats dry all the while pretending that the government is evil, inefficient and too big, some of these states like Texas even think that cessation is a viable option because they don't like the big, liberal Federal Government with all the civil rights and all the safety nets. But if one is to consider what their contribution is to the commonwealth as compared to what they actually are getting, they should just shut the fuck up and stop the bitching.

We are tired of their threats to secede, to push down the throats of the other states their perverse Christianist ideology and their misguided economic and governing theories. If they want to secede…LET ‘EM SECEDE*

http://www.billinexile.com/

The University of Texas at Austin, my Alma Mater

·I went to college in Texas and I love the place; but what I despise is a lot of the Texan hicks, rednecks, shit kicker Klansmen and Evangelical Christianists…Texas seems to have more than its share of these idiots. Hypothetically, what would happen to Texas if they were to secede from the Union? Of course we would give instant refuge to all the liberal, progressives and even moderates in the remaining 49 states. The guess is that they would become a third world country in less than six months and would have a theocracy for sure.

 

PHOTO SOURCE:http://www.alleghenyfront.org/story.html?storyid=200708151712170.0197289

http://visitacollege.wikispaces.com/University+of+Texas

 

 


Monday, January 30, 2012

THE WEALTHY 1% ARE NOT ALL SELFISH BASTARDS – SOME GIVE UNTIL IT HURTS


But mind you, among those great philanthropists you find the likes of progressives like Buffet, Soros and the Gates.

George Soros

From the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today renewed its commitment to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the Gates Foundation is giving $750 million through a promissory note—a new and innovative funding mechanism. "These are tough economic times, but that is no excuse for cutting aid to the world's poorest," said Bill Gates, co-chair of the Gates Foundation. "The Global Fund is one of the most effective ways we invest our money every year." Providing funding through a promissory note gives the Global Fund the flexibility and authority to distribute funds efficiently based on immediate needs, leading to greater impact. "By supporting the Global Fund, we can help to change the fortunes of the poorest countries in the world," said Gates. "I can't think of more important work."
Say what you will about the evil Microsoft empire, but Bill Gates is about to unseat Warren Buffet as the greatest philanthropist in the history of the human race.

Warren Buffet and Bill Gates



ALERT -DID YOU THINK THAT THE OWS REPRESSION HAD STOPPED?


Not just pepper spray, batons and rubber bullets, the Park Service police are now using TASER guns!

Watch the video and protest yourself

To sign the petition go to:

http://act.boldprogressives.org/survey/survey_occupy_dc_park/?akid=6464.1131843.v1BO8J&rd=1&source=e1-mid-logo&t=2

 

Sunday, January 29, 2012

HEY MR. 1%, WOULD IT BE TOO MUCH TO ASK THAT INSTEAD OF MAKING 32 MILLION YOU COULD MAKE 22 AND KEEP 1,000 PEOPLE WORKING?

And would you be willing to pay your share of taxes to pay for the unemployment you caused?

Is it too much to ask of the Wall Street speculator, the big bank CEO or those who inherit their money to forgo that third mansion in the Hamptons so that a factory they own is not closed and shipped abroad?
I know, it is so easy to surrender to greed…it is addictive, it is a drug and this is what drives the engine of the Republican Party.


No, it is not envy. We are very joyous that you are wealthy, we celebrate your good fortune and are gladdened by the fact that at least there are some who actually make it. But to forgive you for obtaining the wealth on the back of the rest of us is a bit of a stretch.
We are doubly insulted when you refuse to see that you should pay at the very least the same rates we working stiffs pay. But to use every loophole, every trick in the book to get out from under your tax obligation is absolutely immoral. 


Saturday, January 28, 2012

NO MATTER WHAT PATH YOU TAKE

Always hold your head up high and hope that the sun will caress your face and the wind will be behind.
I don’t know the origin of these photos but I think they are outstanding. It came to me in an e-mail and I wanted to share them with you. I wanted to credit the photographer but I had no clue. In any case, enjoy.

Newt Gingrich Republicans? You’ve got to be joking.

What have you done to yourselves Republicans?”


The dismantling and erosion of the Republican Party has been three decades in the making. One of the worst Presidents we ever had started this whole downward spiral by leading us into religious division and by vilifying the poor and working Americans. 

The ideology took hold and it embraced among all things an askew economic theory that is disastrous at best: that of Ayn Rand. Somehow, DEAR LEADER REAGAN got a whole bunch of people convinced that “GOVERNMENT IS THE PROBLEM” and he was right…government is the problem when it is in the hands of Republicans like Reagan and the Bushes as well as being a problem for the very wealthy and the corporations with those pesky, inconvenient regulations. 

If we are going to look into the contributions our past Presidents have made, George W. has very few that are laudable and far too many that are just horrific. I think that one of the most egregious ones was the concept he put in practice right after the 9-11 attacks that if you disagree or deviate one smidgeon from the Republican Party line then you are a traitor to America and an enemy…remember French fries?. Thank you George.

Andrew Sullivan has a good analysis in his post:

“This is the current GOP. It purges dissidents, it vaunts total loyalty, it polices discourse for any deviation. If you really have a cogent argument, you find yourself fired - like Bruce Bartlett or David Frum - or subject to blacklists, like me and Fox.

This now is the party of Palin and Gingrich, animated primarily by hatred of elites, angry at the new shape and color of America, befuddled by a suddenly more complicated world, and dedicated primarily to emotion rather than reason.”

This is the party of NO, this is the GOP, the home of crass racists and vicious homophobes and the enemy of the 99%, this is a party owned by many wealthy folks and corporations and this is the party that is now diametrically opposed to everything we once knew to be good in America. 

 And now you are about to nominate a man like Gingrich to run for the office of President when you know full well that he was caught in unethical dealings, fined and sent packing relinquishing his leadership in the House of Representatives, and we are not even going to talk about his adulterous affairs.

I wish I could say “I wish them luck” because I despise everything Republicans stand for today and because I do believe that they are the architects of their own demise.

There is hope for America, the voters will reject in unison everything the present day Republican Party stands for.


SOURCES: http://andrewsullivan.thedailybeast.com/2012/01/red-rage.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+andrewsullivan%2FrApM+%28The+Daily+Dish%29


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Friday, January 27, 2012

NEWT SAYS HE’LL GET RID OF CASTRO AND AMERICA IS HAVING A COLLECTIVE COW OVER MITT’S TAX RATE OF 13%.


But haven’t we seen this movie before?


Little Havana, USA

As a Cuban I can tell you going back fifty years that all the Republican candidates for President came downto Calle Ocho, Little Havana, USA and shouted out “VIVA CUBA LIBRE” and the Cuban exiles bought it. That is why there is a disproportionate number of Cubans with a Republican Party affiliation; unlike other Hispanics, the Cubans are gullible and not well informed. The typical recalcitrant Cuban will tell you that only a Republican will overthrow Castro and I have seen from Eisenhower to Obama eleven Presidents have come and gone and Castro is still there.



This is also the reason why someone like Ileana Ross-Letinnen and Marco Rubio have been able to get elected and continue to pander to the recalcitrant element of the Cuban exiles.








When it comes to Mitten the Kitten we suspected that he was not paying his fair share. No, he is not doing anything illegal nor is he stupid. Romney is simply protecting his interests, his immense wealth is the motivator to make him say things like “Corporations are people, my friend” so that it is the fact that he has such low tax rates points to the unfairness of the way we tax our people. It is not a fair system, it is rigged by years and years of tax reductions for the wealthy and the placing of loopholes that allow them to amass all this wealth. And amass they have to the point that we are living under a terribly unfair and askew distribution of the wealth.