Friday, March 27, 2015

Conservative Secret: Follow The Money


Conservatives like to say that Conservatism is all about liberty and personal responsibility and religion and all that stuff that they don't really believe in.

And why? Because they don't want you to see that Conservatism is all about money.

So let's take a look and see some examples of their greed and relentless class warfare.

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We've seen Nestle in the headlines before, but recently its chairman let loose with a statement that suggests another violation of their Big Secret: Follow The Money...

"Nestlé Chairman: Water Not a Right, Should Be Given a ‘Market Value’ and Privatized."

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"Hmmmm, we wonder why he would say that?   Nestlé’s 68-year-old former CEO and current Chairman, Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, says he wants to privatize the water supply because people have a sense of entitlement that causes them to waste copious amounts of water.  That all sounds well and good until you realize that, as the #1 seller of water in the world, 8% of Nestlé’s 2011 sales were from bottled water.

"From The Guardian:

"'Activists accuse Nestlé, the leading seller of bottled water – which accounted for nearly 8% of its total 2011 sales of 83.6bn Swiss francs (£58bn) – of being more interested in lining its own pockets through a back-door privatisation of countries’ water supplies, than in saving the planet.


"'Last year, a documentary film, Bottled Life, accused Nestlé of extracting ground water for its bottled brands at the expense of local communities, often in poor countries. While the company refused to take part in the film, it did post online a rebuttal of the allegations.

"'Where I have an issue is that the 98.5% of the water we are using, which is for everything else, is not a human right and because we treat it as one, we are using it in an irresponsible manner, although it is the most precious resource we have. Why? Because we don’t want to give any value to this water. And we know very well that if something doesn’t have a value, it’s human behaviour that we use it in an irresponsible manner...'"

It's usually not too hard to spot where the money leads us when a Con is doing the talking...



...but when you ask them about the money trail, they usually don't want to talk about it...



...especially when the money trail leads to their own back yard.


When you follow the money that the Republicans have total control of, good things happen to the Cons' benefactors...



...because Jesus is on their side.



But somehow you can always tell a money-hungry Con...



...but you can't tell them much.



Sometimes even science gets in the way of their sponsors' money woes...



..but it's all in good fun and no one gets hurt anyway.



So remember that the Cons HAVE to distract you from following the money...



...no matter who gets hurt...



...or why...



...as long as they can protect their own!



So the bottom line is that the underlying Conservative strategy is to attack our leaders...



...to distract us from following the money.



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Nothing has changed since we started calling the lackeys of the rich "Conservative," except that that they seem to have taken even more of our money and stuffed it in their pockets.

The core of the "Conservative philosophy" is the theft of the money of the poor and middle class by the rich, something that would have horrified the Founding Fathers.

Everything else is smoke and mirrors to attract the meanest and dumbest members of our polity, and if you don't follow the money trail, you'll never find that out.

Isn't it way past time to criminalize Conservatism?


Joyce, Jnr.


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"I think there should be a literacy test and a poll tax for people to vote."

Ann Coulter.

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