Saturday, June 28, 2014

Conservatives' Strategy: Distract The Rest of Us

In a famous scene in a Marx Brothers movie, Groucho tells Chico, "It is my belief that the missing picture is hidden in the house next door."  Chico thinks of something as different from that fact as he possibly can, saying, "There isn't any house next door."

Then Groucho uses that strategy to illustrate his deviance from the truth when he retorts, "Then we'll build one!"

Conservative rhetoric is a primitive one and interferes with our thought processes every day, and we know how Conservative really think...

So keep your eye on what the man behind the curtain is doing...

"Senator Bernie Sanders Exposes the Terrifying Truth Behind What the Koch Brothers Want For Our Country."

"I like asking Republicans I talk with if they know who the Koch brothers are. I do this because, shockingly enough, the overwhelming majority of them have never even heard of the multibillionaires. It’s also interesting considering the Koch brothers – and their vast fortunes – are the driving forces behind much of what the Republican party has been supporting for the last several years.

"Many conservatives blindly support almost anything the GOP tells them to support without an inkling of an idea about the real force that’s almost singlehandedly buying their entire party.

"Well, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders dug up an old campaign platform of the Libertarian party from 1980 when it just so happens that David Koch was running for Vice President on the Libertarian ticket.
"Just take a look at what the party – and David Koch – was pushing for in 1980:
  • "We urge the repeal of federal campaign finance laws, and the immediate abolition of the despotic Federal Election Commission."
  • "We favor the abolition of Medicare and Medicaid programs."
  • "We oppose any compulsory insurance or tax-supported plan to provide health services, including those which finance abortion services."
  • "We also favor the deregulation of the medical insurance industry..."
Are you still keeping your eyes on the man behind the curtain?  Watch carefully...

"The Real Way Republicans Plan to Rig Elections and Disenfranchise Voters."

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"The last several years these new voter ID laws have often made headlines.  Most notably because they tend to target voters that tend to vote for Democrats.  And since the Supreme Court overturned parts of the Voting Rights Act, Republican controlled states have wasted no time passing new laws that seek to rig elections to favor Republican candidates. And spare me this nonsense about 'voter fraud.'  It hardly exists.

"In the extremely rare cases that it does, it seems that Republican voters are often the ones busted for it. But these moves to require a government issued ID before someone is allowed to vote are just smokescreens Republicans are using to try to prevent certain voters that don’t often vote for them from being able to vote at all. Because while Republicans can’t specifically target voters who tend to vote for Democrats, they can make it more difficult to obtain an ID..."

So keep an eye on the Conservative hypocrisy...

Because even though we feel safe...

We're not.


So while the man behind the green curtain keeps you occupied with gay marriage, states' rights, open carry gun "rights," and abortion, this is what they're really all about...

Still keeping your eyes open and mind focused?  Then you better vote and make sure your friends and relatives vote -- and vote for the straight Democratic ticket.


"It’s like the neighborhood I would have grown up in, I think, if I had have grown up

Republican Alan Keyes, on the Chicago neighborhood he chose to rent in after
moving to the state to run for the U.S. Senate.