Saturday, January 31, 2015

The Cons Run Congress Now, So Watch Out!

"Congress meets tomorrow morning. Let us all pray: Oh Lord, give us strength to bear that which is about to be inflicted upon us. Be merciful with them, oh Lord, for they know not what they're doing. Amen," said Will Rogers -- and things are somehow similar today.

Let's see what the new GOP majority has in store for us over the next two years, starting with this greedy Con...

"GOP rep.: Keep minimum wage low ‘for minorities’ who aren’t worth more than $7 an hour."

Rep. Tom McClintock (C-SPAN)
Rep. Tom McClintock (C-SPAN)
"California Republican Rep. Tom McClintock said on Thursday that the minimum wage should not be raised because low pay was necessary for minorities and other unskilled workers who were not worth more than $7 an hour..."

Of course if people shouldn't work for a living wage, at least our new Congress believes we should have drinkable water, right?


And they certainly won't let us starve to death either.



But Conservatism is about much bigger issues...

"Some Parties Just Want To Watch The World Burn."



"No one at this point in the GOP is addressing how they deal with the ecstatic reaction of their party's conservative activist base if and when the news blares out on Fox that SCOTUS has landed a lethal spear in the hide of the Great White Whale. Just yesterday polling data came out showing Republican rank-and-file opposed the idea of Congress doing anything to 'repair' Obamacare. Ya think maybe the already difficult process of agreeing on a 'fix' might be complicated a bit more by the shrieks of "NO! NO! NO!" from every Republican who has been told again and again that the Affordable Care Act is the worst thing to happen to America in living memory? Is it possible a Republican presidential candidate or three would exploit the situation by starting a crusade to destroy any GOP member of Congress who even thinks about 'fixing' Obamacare..?"

Conservatism isn't about protecting the wealthy, it's all about peace and Jesus and stuff, so what could go wrong when they're in charge?



There are those who scoff at those who say Congress isn't going to do a FINE job for us...


There are even some that have the nerve to call the GOP the "Party of No."



There are even some that say Conservatism is anti-American!



Their main job as they see it is to protect us from tyranny!



Their second job is to do what the People elected them to do...



You know, so we can restore our economy with millions of new jobs...



The Cons are going to take us back to the Good Old Days, after all that's what Conservatism is all about...



Because it's a whole new world in America now...



Finally, their REAL job is to protect us from liberalism and all its socialist ideas...



And believe you me, there's going to be some improvement around here too...



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The only thing keeping the new Conservative Congress from creating a New American Age of Feudalism is our President's veto pen, and we expect a lot of ink being spilled during the next two years thanks to the non-voters, low information voters, and no-information voters who elected them in the first place.

The people we "voted for" to go to Congress are the largest criminal cartel in the world, the Conservatives who are relentlessly going after the little they left for the poor and the middle class.

There's no mysterious art to predicting what the Cons will be doing, they'll be doing everything the can to reduce or eliminating all taxes on the rich and their corporations AND they'll be eliminating all regulatory rules that protect us from these same greedy and power-hungry pigs and their corporations.

Conservatism is a vast criminal conspiracy that makes the Mafia look like a kindergarten party, and they aren't too big to criminalize...or are they?

Joyce, Jnr.


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"Democrats never agree on anything, that's why they're Democrats. If they
agreed with each other, they'd be Republicans."

Will Rogers.

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Friday, January 30, 2015

When Money Is Equal To Speech



Conservative elements on the Supreme Court of The United States has been expanding their definitions of people, speech and money that goes something like this:

  • Corporations are people
  • People are guaranteed free speech
  • Money is the same as free speech.
  • Therefore, People can donate as much as they want to to their favorite candidates.


Who in the world would want such a law, anyway?


And who are the beneficiaries of the rulings by the troglodytes in the SCOTUS?  These guys...




And if corporations are people and money equals speech, then what happens in primary season?



An obvious question is do we have the same rights as these corporation-people?



The first slap in the face to the People by the new Congress was in passing the Keystone bill, and why do the Cons (along with a few DINOs) support it?



But can they do that, you ask?



It looks like they can if they have all of our marbles...



Maybe we should build a memorial to the Cons' theory of economics and have done with it...



This kind of thinking is what makes the "job creators" so beneficial for mankind!



Because in a Conservative democracy, it's all about who owns that democracy...



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Conservatism has been caught with their pants done in the 21st century as their claim to fame, their phony concern about budget deficits, has crashed and burned and Democrats have proven that only Democrats care about the health of the economy.

Conservatism is all about the money that the rich covet (never mind that pesky 10th commandment), and if you want to be an expert in deciphering Conservative rhetoric, just follow the money.

It's not always about "states' rights," "the right to life," or any of the other smoke screens designed to proselytize the most ignorant and hateful among us to Conservatism's side.

The Founding Fathers had a fear of moneyed interests, especially in the forms of corporations that could buy their new democracy, and if they suddenly came back to life they'd probably get a feeling that we should pass a new law...

...criminalizing Conservatism.

Joyce, Jnr.


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"This is the same kind of money that was at the heart of the Watergate
scandals. When you combine unlimited contributions with secrecy, you are
dealing with the most dangerous kind of corrupting money."

Fred Wertheimer, campaign finance reform activist, to the National Journal. The
rise of candidate-specific nonprofits is expected to shroud political influence in
more secrecy than ever in 2016.

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

How Conservatives Get History Wrong


We know how the Conservatives fight to keep Critical Thinking and science out of our schools and Creationism in them, but the Cons' War Against History is just as important to keep the voters' attention to the root beliefs of Conservatism: Trickle down economics and the elimination of regulatory oversight, aka as the Conservation of the rich and powerful...



The study of history exposes the criminality of Conservatism, of course...

"HNN Poll: 61% of Historians Rate the Bush Presidency Worst."


"As far as history goes and all of these quotes about people trying to guess what the history of the Bush administration is going to be, you know, I take great comfort in knowing that they don’t know what they are talking about, because history takes a long time for us to reach."— George W. Bush, Fox News Sunday, Feb10, 2008.

"A Pew Research Center poll released last week found that the share of the American public that approves of President George W. Bush has dropped to a new low of 28 percent.

"An unscientific poll of professional historians completed the same week produced results far worse for a president clinging to the hope that history will someday take a kinder view of his presidency than does contemporary public opinion.

"In an informal survey of 109 professional historians conducted over a three-week period through the History News Network, 98.2 percent assessed the presidency of Mr. Bush to be a failure while 1.8 percent classified it as a success..."

There are good reasons why the Cons don't want our kids to know anything about history, good reasons why they want a stupid electorate...



...because they really don't want our kids to make any unflattering comparisons with Conservatism and other nasty "isms."



If the Cons get our children young enough, reading may go out the window along with history...



...because for Conservatives, knowledge is a very dangerous thing - especially during election season.



And history isn't pleasant enough for most Conservatives...



...and their legacy suffers accordingly.



Especially for Cons like this mean old man...



Historical comparisons are quite embarrassing to Conservatives...



So the next time one of the Cons is harping on his love for your kids' education, understand that this is really what he really wants to do...



And why, you ask?  This is why...




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It seems amazing that the average voter would swallow the Conservative War Against History, but too many of the voters are Low Information Voters and know nothing about it.

As long as the Low Information Voter is clueless, he'll be known as the Wrong Information Voter, and the chances for the resurrection of the middle class is moot.

And as long as Conservatism is a legal "political party," the longer the Cons will steal from the poor to give to the rich.

Isn't it time to criminalize Conservatism?

Joyce, Jnr.


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"I did not mean that Conservatives are generally stupid; I meant, that stupid
persons are generally Conservative. I believe that to be so obvious and
undeniable a fact that I hardly think any hon. Gentleman will question it."

John Stuart Mill, in a Parliamentary debate with the Conservative MP, John
Pakington, May 31, 1866.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Why Conservatives HAVE to lie.


Before we start, here's a short list of prevarications by your favorite Cons...

"18 Outrageous Conservative Quotes."

Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images
"Republican Congressman Joe Wilson made a name for himself Wednesday night by shouting “You lie!” during President Obama’s health-care speech to Congress, but he’s hardly the first conservative to spark controversy with a crazy statement. In his new book, Republican Gomorrah, Daily Beast columnist Max Blumenthal presented a compendium of quotes from influential right-wingers.

"'[America has to import so many workers because] for the last 35 years we have aborted more than a million people who would have been in our workforce.' 
—former Gov. Mike Huckabee during the 2008 presidential race

"'Twelve million illegal immigrants later, we are now living in a nation that is beset by people who are suicidal maniacs and want to kill countless innocent men, women, and children around the world.' 
—former Sen. Fred Thompson during the 2008 presidential race

"Read an excerpt from Blumenthal’s Republican Gomorrah.

"'Our gays are more macho than their straights.' 
—Ann Coulter, commenting in 2005 on Jeff Gannon, the conservative plant in the White House press corps who turned out to be a male escort.

"'It’s not uncommon to meet pastors’ wives who really let themselves go.' 

—Minister Mark Driscoll of the Mars Hill Church of Seattle, defending the homosexual escapades of Rev. Ted Haggard in 2006

"'I called to buy some meth, but I threw it away.' 

—Rev. Ted Haggard, when details began to emerge about his visits to a male prostitute, in 2006..."

(For the rest of the Conservative lies, click here --> http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2009/09/10/18-outrageous-christian-right-quotes.html)

As the house organ of the GOP, just like Pravda worked for the USSR, Faux News got caught lying again...and again and again.

"PolitiFact On The New Improved Fox News: Now With Even More Lies."

Fox News PolitiFact

"According to PolitiFact, the current results breakdown like this:


  • At Fox 61% of the claims have been rated Mostly False or worse.
  • At MSNBC 44% of the claims have received a rating of Mostly False or worse.
  • At CNN 20% of the claims have received a rating of Mostly False or worse.

"The change from their last analysis in September of 2014 shows that both CNN and MSNBC have improved their record, while Fox has sunk deeper into the abyss of dishonesty. Although, from Fox’s perspective that would be regarded as an improvement since it is their intention to deceive.


"Some of the types of stories that contributed to Fox’s downward spiral include the ludicrous assertion that Birmingham, England was a totally Muslim city that no one else can enter, and that France has 741 no-go zones itself..."

But if you want to hear their latest whopper, here's a gigantic lie from their last presidential candidate. (It's okay, though - because he wants to be our president.)

"Mitt Romney Wants You to Believe He’s an Anti-Poverty Warrior Now (Video)."



"Speaking at the RNC winter meeting on Friday, Mitt Romney attempted to redefine himself as a champion of the poor, garnering cheers and applause from the audience.

"'We have to lift people out of poverty,' he said.  'We’re an abundant nation, we have the resources and the capacity intellectually, mentally, financially to lift people out of poverty.'


"This stands in stark contrast to his infamous dismissal of '47 percent' of the population as people he didn’t worry about because his 'job is not to worry about those people — I’ll never convince them that they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives.'

"That was the tone of his entire campaign in 2012, suggesting that somehow only those with no ambition are trapped in poverty.  He supported the Ryan budget proposals which would have made deep cuts in all safety net programs for the poor, from SNAP benefits and Medicaid to Social Security and Medicare.


"But that was the old Mitt. The new Mitt wants to stand up for the middle class and the poor.  He wants to fight income inequality and stagnating wages which have decimated the middle class and driven more people into poverty..."

Using the Gish Gallop just gets in the way of the facts...







With Conservatism, there are the old-style McCarthy lies...



...and then there are the new lies, McCarthy-style!



And Conservatives are PROUD of their lying ways!



Finally, getting back to our original question: Why do the Cons HAVE to lie?



Yup, because that's part of their six-pronged strategy.



And lies seem to have worked out well in attracting the typical Conservative Sheeplets to their cause...




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The reasons that Conservatism is always about lies?  Because in a participatory democracy when Conservatism is really all about the dream that the rich should rule the rest of us, lying is the only recourse if a Conservative wants to win an election.

It's easy to figure out when the Cons are lying, and it's not just when they open their mouths - anything they say and do has to do with the fact that they are representing the greediest and wealthiest among us.

When they speak about anything else, it's all about proselytizing the meanest and dumbest among us.

So just follow the money.

The Revolution was fought to keep the powerful from ruling us, and if Conservatism is all about some kind of New American Age of Feudalism, it's past time to...

...criminalize Conservatism!

Joyce, Jnr.


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"Hypocrisy is a value that I think has been embraced by the Republican Party.
We get lectured by people all day long about moral values by people who have
their own moral shortcomings."

Howard Dean.

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