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Sounds of Silence: La Pierre and Friends

The NRA and its supporters have gone into hiding.  Oh yes their is talk from their clones, Huckabee, Fischer and Erick Erickson [Red state].  They talk of God, or the lack there of.  They tell us that God wasn’t wanted and so did not go to Sandy Hook Elementary School.  God killed these children.  So Fischer and Huckabee state.  Good Christians that they are.  Still, they have nothing on Erick Erickson, who not only blames God, but also single parents.  The collapse of the American Family.  So it is God and single parenthood that picked up the guns and shot their way into a school and killed 28 people.  It is remarkable.

I found the RedState argument remarkable, not because I had not heard it before, but because I was hearing it now at murder of 20 innocent children.  He even goes so far as to equate this with King Herod’s killing of the innocents, the birth of Jesus was answered by this world with the loss of the innocents.  Was he implying that this was an act of God and the second coming of Christ?  That all single parents, the collapse of the American family,  were in reality the newest version of King Herod?  

He doesn’t want to discuss gun control, because gun control will not end the violence.  He doesn’t want to discuss mental health.  He just wants to say that the mentally ill boy that killed these children would not have done so if he had come from a stable traditional family.  Which is of course crapola.  The Columbine killers came from stable traditional homes, and yet they killed.  So he blames single parents.

I was afraid of an argument such as this.  I thought it would be a different argument, one of don’t take my Second Amendment Right away, don’t take my guns away from me.  I thought they would be willing to have a meaningful discussion on ways to manage guns and the ease in which they can be obtained.  An open and frank talk about mental health.  I was prepared to declare that I don’t want to take their guns away from law abiding citizens.  I don’t want to end the Second Amendment.  Only that this madness must stop.

I knew that I would have to be careful.  Not to rush to condemnation of all gun owners.  In each case of mass shootings, the immediate response is that we need more security and more guns.  I expected this manner of conversation.  I didn’t expect to defend God and single parents and the mentally ill.  

How many times do we hear “it doesn’t happen here.”  We should know that has never been true.   What does that really say?  That it only happens in large cities, LA, NYC, Chicago and New Orleans?  Cities with large black and Hispanic populations and huge crime rates?  We know that isn’t true.  

Now, it is different.  All of us are outraged that five and six year old children were gunned down.  Now, we are finally determined to act.  Rightly so, but it diminishes those killed at Virginia Tech, Columbine, Springfield, Oregon, Aurora, Colorado and on the streetsw in cities, large and small, all over America.   Our outrage is great now.  High school students and college students gunned down only brought muted outrage all those years ago.  Shame on us.  Killer older students seems a more acceptable shooting of human beings.  Shame, Shame on all of us.  

We must turn our attention toward the National Rifle Association.  They have a choke hold on both houses of Congress, Democrats and Repbulicans.  Until that ends things will not change.  Oppose the NRA and you will be crushed and destroyed.  In an earlier post I called Congress cowards, and cowards they remain.  Money is so more important than the lives of their constituents.  And now those cowards have run away.  Silent as the grave.  

Instead we are blessed with likes of Fischer, Huckabee and Erick Erickson.  Each invoking God. A God who kills.  Single parents who raise killers.  But wait, maybe we should do for them what they aren’t willing to do for others….Help the mentally ill.

 

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Ohio Diary #17: Turn Out The Vote – Prove Ohio Isn’t All Racist

The day is almost here.  If you haven’t voted early, do it now.  Get out the vote.

Now you may say Ohio isn’t racist not just Ohio but Florida, Pennsylvania and all other red states.  Voter suppression is racist.  They know if they can keep democrats from the polls they will win the election.  Over these many months we have been “informed” by the press and media about the “horse race” with no real discussion of policy and racism.  Like television, they are only interested in entertainment and not knowledge.  Selling newspapers is so much more important.

Hatred and racism is the hallmark of the republican party.  It is what they do best.  They have told so many lies that that believe them to be fact.  So many lies that it has shown itself for what it truly is……….Racist.  It is not new and we should already know this.  It is only now more obvious.  A black man is President, living in the Whitehorse.  Billboards in poor and black neighborhoods, lies about voter ID and then there is Trick the Vote [ True the Vote].  True the Vote is an oxymoron for republicans.  For them there is no truth in the voting process.  They promised to follow the Constitution and then pervert it.  They say they are Christians, but speak hatred and racism.  Hypocrites and contradictory positions.  New Left Media said it best:

  Well, perhaps the capacity to hold so many contradictory beliefs at once reflects the fact that the public school curriculum has become solely oriented around series of standardized tests, robbing a large portion of our citizenry (among other things) of the capacity for critical thinking skills. Or maybe it is because the internet has enabled people to exist in completely different social and political realities wherein they seek out and find only the type of information that will confirm their pre-existing worldviews. Or maybe it’s because local media has essentially collapsed and the mainstream media, interested less in delivering the news than in acting as faithful defenders of the status quo, is unable to effectively help the public to thoroughly vet the Republican nominee.

The republicans are not meant to think.  Just follow.  So, it is time to get out the vote.  We can stand in line for hours to get into a football game, so we can stand and wait to vote.  Your vote is so much important.  Don’t get tricked.  Stand up for all of us, women, the poor, the middle-class!!!!!  We need to make American proud of herself.

 

 


Shut The Flock Up!!!!!

 Well, Mom, to answer your question… some people get the warm and fuzzies thinking about what wonderful, compassionate progressives they are. It just feels so damn good to be so open-minded and CONCERNED about all of these poor VICTIMS in our society. Unfortunately for “progressives”, socialistic ideas have been proven failures throughout history, time and again. Europe is a mess at the verge of utter collapse. Libs love to cite European countries where the lifestyle is supposedly better than ours. These countries are about the size of Vermont, so whoopee whoo for them. Maybe socialism works for a country with a population of 200. Meanwhile, the U.S. props up the world economically and militarily and pays for it by borrowing from China. If people think the “progressive” way is so wonderful, I’m sure Cuba would happily accept them…it’s only a short boat ride away after all.

The above was taken from a Facebook message sent in response to her stating that some people thing that if you are not in favor of every social program thought up you must not be compassionate.  Several people commented.  They were of both parties.  But this girl went after the “progressives” and liberals.  She needs to shut the flock up.

She made an unwarranted attack.  It is obvious that she does not know very much about the affordable healthcare act, Europe, North America, and socialism.  This is reminiscent of the Vietnam War days in reverse…..if you were against the war you were a communist.  Does anybody remember “Love it or leave it”?  So we have come to that now.  But even in her rant above she lies.  Libs do not site European countries where the lifestyle is better than ours.  What we do cite is that the healthcare in all these countries is so much better than ours.  Germany, France, Greece, Spain, Italy and let’s not forget Canada,  are not the size of Vermont, and their populations exceed her 200 standard.  And we should self-deport….to Cuba.  This is the mentality in the state of Ohio.  This is my front and backyard.  Their only recourse is to degrade and denounce democrats, progressives and liberals.

If you don’t like the truth, then make up your own.  Lie about the lies you told.  Live in a parallel universe if you can’t accept the truth.  For this girl real facts are not acceptable.  It is what they do.  They have no argument, no logical argument, so they go off the reservation and declare that we are all socialists and love Stalin.  She even uses the word Romney made famous VICTIMS.  They just buy into the we are leeches theory.  She like so many others has seen and heard the Devil, and she believes.

What did you think the Devil is going to look like if he’s around? Nobody is going to be taken in if he has a long, red pointy tail.  No. I’m serious here. He will look attractive and he will be nice and helpful and he will get a job where he influences a great God-fearing nation and he will never do an evil thing…..he will just bit by bit lower standards where they are important. Just coax along flash over substance…..just a tiny bit.    Broadcast News

They have forgotten how to persuade people who don’t agree with them.  They have created their own environment and remain entrenched inside it.  They only listen to themselves and of course the Devil. They just lie about everything   Deniers about everything.  They lie about their lies.  The biggest error of the Conservatives  the Republican Party was naming Paul Ryan as Romney’s running mate  They did it simply because Ryan had a “policy” a budget, a plan.  Romney obviously has none.  Unless you count trying to take President Obama’s.  But remember, if you are a liberal, a Democrat, a progressive you are scum…..a socialist that needs to be put a ship and sent to Cuba.  A modern-day voyage of the damned.

Still, for all their talk I feel this all comes down to race.  They wont shout it out, but it is truly white against white.  Rich against poor, middle-class, women, veterans  Latinos and working families.  Just consider the extreme effort republicans have taken to eliminate voters, violate women, starve families, deprive veterans, the elderly and all hard-working Americans.  We are progressives and we should disappear.  That is their vision.

 


First Debate: Obama Didn’t Show Up

First I must admit that I didn’t watch the complete debate.  I did watch most of it and I was stunned.  Where was President Obama.  I saw someone who looked like him staring down, shaking his head and smiling, but the man was not there.  Romney on the other had, was assertive and kept looking Obama in the eye.  Even when he lied about Social Security and Medicare.  That is when I knew Obama wasn’t there.  When The Stench lied, President Obama should have said so, and gone on the attack of Romney’s record.  Obama has said many times that he fighting for the middle-class, for me and for you, and stands silent.  No mention of Bain, the 47%, healthcare and taxes.  It was past comprehension.

I have no idea what Obama team was not thinking.  Obama had control tonight and he let Romney back in the game.  Tonight Romney looked determined and Obama acted as if he didn’t care.  Obama appeared to lack confidence.  Romney used Obama’s act and personalized the debate.  He talked about people he met and how he would help.  But most importantly, Obama did not go after Romney.  Romney said tonight that he would move to the center and disavow the Right, and Obama didn’t jump on it.  Romney said he would take his healthcare plan he put in place in Massachusetts and make it national.  Well, isn’t that Obamacare.  Hello?!!  Obama stood there as if didn’t know what to say.  Romney sounded specific about his plan.  And Jim Lehrer.  He should have been in charge and not let Romney control.  Mostly though, Obama was invisible.

I am just so angry. I have to stop.

And so it goes!!!!!!


“The Stench”

” The Stench”  is becoming the invisible man.  Soon he will be gone along with “The Stench”

 

Rejoice!!!!!!!        VOTE AND TAKE A FRIEND WITH YOU.  WOMEN, WE CAN’T FORGET WHAT THEY HAVE TRIED TO DO TO US!!!!!!

 


Wake Up People. Vote Republican and This Is What You Get

 

Legitimate Rape.  These are the men that make all these new laws concerning women’s health.  Families first, family values, Christian Right, God-fearing, compassionate conservatives passing legislation to control women’s bodies.  What do they know about anything.  This is a return to barefoot, stay in the kitchen pregnant women of the old days.  White haired old men making choices for women.  Just so they can be victimized again and again.  I have said it before in an earlier post, what state governments are doing to women is “governmental rape.”  What they can’t do with their little pods, they do with the law.  We should know by now that the louder they are, the smaller they are.  It’s pride for them, they have to prove they have a big dick.  They used to have a big dick, his name was Nixon, who f@cked everyone.  I must stop.  I had a flashback of 1972, summer and joints, and smoke and the big dick.  I digress or recess.

Nixon proudly said:  “I am not a crook.”  Ryan proudly states stance on abortion that it should be illegal even in the case of rape and incest.  Now with this comment from Akin, it seems that they both seem to think that if a women gets raped, is ovulating she can stop the egg from being fertilized.  Amazing.  Back to the place where women and blacks had their place.  Republicans are smashing the life out of women voters including conservative women.  They will find themselves in the voting both marking for Obama and they should.  All women should be thinking about their daughters  and friends daughters.  Look into your children’s eyes and see the future that lies ahead from the republicans.  Ryan as he had done today and the past few days will lie and stand up for abortion rights.  He’s doing that now with Medicare.  “My mother relies on Medicare……”.  Which of course is ludicrous.

Of course we could all move to Massachusetts.

 


“Truth is Treason”

In a free society we’re supposed to know the truth,” Paul said. “In a society where truth becomes treason, then we’re in big trouble. And now, people who are revealing the truth are getting into trouble for it.”

Now I know this quote is a couple of years old, and about Wiki leaks, but somehow it applies here as it concerns The Rat and The Roach[okay,[Romney and Ryan].  They have sent the Stooge out again.  Just look at what they have her saying now after VP Joe Biden’s truthful comments.  You could say they were a little strong, but they were the truth.  There is just no use kidding ourselves what Rat/Roach really wants for America.  When he stands and looks out at his supporters and the real American public he sees not working America, he sees criminals that need to be punished with more taxes and poverty.  He sees dangerous parasites and leeches preparing to strike at the heart and soul of the Great American System that put them where they are now.   More about this later, now back to the Stooge, aka Andrea “Stooge”Saul.
What was so terrible about what Vice President Biden said:
They’ve said it.  Every Republican’s voted for it.  Look at what they they value and look at their budget and what they’re proposing.  Romney wants to let the — he said in the first 100 days, he’s going to let the big banks once again write their own rules — unchain Wall Street,” Biden said.  “They’re going to put y’all back in chains. He’s said he going to do nothing about stopping the practice of outsourcing.”
Republicans have spoken for these 2 years and more to the need to “unshackle” the private sector from regulations.  Mind you the private sector, meaning the citizens, working class families, women, blacks, illegal immigrants, immigrants, and poor people remain shackled to high taxes, joblessness, and poverty.
Their record speaks for itself:  the war on women, voter suppression, personhood bills, heartbeat bills and you see the compulsion to return women, blacks and immigrants to lives of slavery, chained and shackled to the whims of white rich men.
And the Stooge response:
After weeks of slanderous and baseless accusations leveled against Gov. Romney, the Obama campaign has reached a new low, the Stooge said. The commends made by the vice president of the United States are not acceptable in our political discourse and demonstrate yet again that the Obama campaign will say and do anything to win this election.
When Obama backed Biden the Stooge said:
In case anyone was wondering just how low President Obama could go in his campaign for reelection, we now know he’s willing to say that Governor wants to put people back in chains, Whether it’s accusing Mitt Romney of being a felon, having been responsible for a woman’s tragic death or now wanting to put people in chains, there’s no question that because of the president’s failed record he’s been reduced to a desperate campaign based on division and demonization.
Felon?  The Rat did that to himself.  Won’t release tax returns, so he must be hiding something he doesn’t want anyone to know.  Responsible for a woman’s tragic death?  I didn’t hear that.  It said no health insurance to help his wife during this illness.  He lost his job thanks to the Rat.  She, herself said:
“If people had been in Massachusetts, under Governor Romney’s health care plan, they would have had health care,” said Saul
All the Rat/Roach campaign can do is lie.  If they were even remotely to consider telling the truth it would be treason.  Truth is something that the Republican party has no interest in. They are incapable of doing so.    Hubris.  Narcissism.
I for one am so tired of their self-serving, self-indulgent, selfish and self-righteous outrage and lies.  They have no comprehension of what the truth is.  The Rat just lies.  It is what the Rat does every day of his life, on purpose, as a matter of policy, and a perfect expression of everything he stands for.

The Rat and The Roach Ticket: Go Obama 2012

I must admit that last night when I heard the news that the Rat had chosen the Roach to be his VP,  I was screaming and dancing.  I was just as happy as I could be.  Democrats were handed a gift and we won.  A party that is cutting its own throat, even if it taking them a long time, they picked a man, I use that loosely, who wants to end Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security as their VP.  The author of the most draconian budget in our history wants to be second in charge.  The Roach has the gall to call it The Path to Prosperity, Restoring Americas Promise, so it was called for Budget year 2012; changed it to:  The Path to Prosperity: A Blueprint for American Renewal for Budget year 2012.  Naturally, it asks questions that be the obvious questions:  Restoring Americas Promise?  Promise for the rich; Blueprint for American Renewal? Renewal of tax cuts and destruction of everyone else.

They may have a problem:  the most prominent and partisan supporters of the Republican party have been senior citizens who both speak with their money and their vote.  they have been loud and clear “to keep your hands off my Medicare.”  The promise is that those seniors,those  Republicans will now reconsider their support, read the so-called budget and see it for what it really is, destruction and death of the poor and middle class.  That they will see lie in the statement that his Catholic faith guided him in forming this travesty.  Jesus taught us to take care of the poor.  That Jesus told the rich man to give up everything he owns, give it all away and follow him.  Must not have been part of his catechism.  His truth faith is Ayn Rand.

Then I saw this ad.  It should run on television and full length.

We cannot go back.  We can only move         

We must rise up and vote.  Ride share and take a friend.  Ohioans  get with it.  They want to stop early voting, well the we will just storm the polls.  Take a friend, family, anyone and go vote.  Tell them that we want our rights back.  Throw the elephants out.  Send the message that we know what we want, and what is good for us.  We decide what we can do with our bodies and our minds.  Tell them that all their money in elections is irrelevant.  Make it clear the BatSh#tCrazy doesn’t get it anymore.

VOTE!! DON’T BE LAZY!! TAKE A FRIEND!! THROW THE RATS TO THE DOGS!!!!!


Christian Right Theocracy

This is a post I have been thinking about for days.  I have been thinking about this since I read an op-ed in my local newspaper entitled “Liberals expressing fear of theocracy again.”  The author argues that we should not be afraid of the conservative movement and the religious right.  That we are making an error in respect to the religious right. That we look at Christian conservatism and see a host of legitimately problematic tendencies:  grandiose ambitions, apocalyptic enthusiasms and fiery speech.  We should not be afraid, that Christian extremism is not on the march again.  The man has lost his mind.  It makes one wonder in what universe he has been living in for the last two years or more.

Now we have the Value Voter Summit.  It has the appearance of a good old fashion Klan meeting.

These are people who read the Constitution and Bible and obsess over the parts they like and ignore the parts they don’t like.  What they are telling us is that we have no right to religious freedom under the First Amendment unless of course we accept their version.   I am sure they mean non-christian religions, but I know they mean everyone.  Christianity is only valid if you follow their values.  They hate everyone.

I fully expect that God will make his presence known. A ventriloquist throwing his voice from the beyond.  Can’t you just hear that slow, low, deep voice saying “You have come here to receive the word, and the word is , well you can find the word in my Racism For Dummies or The Bigots Handbook.  All available at a discounted price for value voters.  Complimentary t-shirts to the first 1000. Sign up for my newsletter at Godbigotry.heaven.”

The Christian Right has permeated every part of lives.  If you are Christian, their kind of hate based Christian you don’t belong.  You can even find the love of your life online at ChristianMingle.com.  I am not saying that they are associated with any hate group, but I find it ludicrous that there even is such a site.  It implies that if you aren’t christian you won’t find love.  It suggests that you are not intelligent enough to know what you are looking for.  Their website promotes all the bible verses, belief in God, etc.   The days are gone  when your parents said  you can’t date or marry unless he is a christian, Greek, Irish, Buddhist, Muslim.  Why must you marry within your race, religion or gender.  “Are you single and Christian? Are you waiting for God to make the right choice for you? Find God’s match for you.”  It is on their website.  I am not necessarily saying that that is a bad thing.  I am just saying that it insults my intelligence and violates my freedom.  I don’t need God or the religious right to choose my friends, love, religion, for me.  God gave me free will so I could choose for myself. Now mind you they only ask if you are christian and single.  They do not ask are you straight, gay or lesbian.  If what they write is true, then you/anyone should be able to get a date and find love.  Does it not tantalize the imagination?

Then of course we have the get out jail free pass.  Church or jail.  Now you would have to be an idiot to pass that up.  Thirty days in church is better than jail.  Naturally the courts will strike it dead as they should.  There is no state sanctioned religion.  Violates the First Amendment.  But you can pretend to be christian as they do and stay out of jail for now.

I am not a value voter.  I will never be their kind of value voter.   The God I pray to does not condone violence, hatred, bigotry and killing.  The God I pray to is not a member of a hate group.  The only handbook he has is the Bible, the entire Bible.  Not just parts of the Bible that suit my purpose.  I do not bribe God.  I do not lie to God.  I do not pretend to be a Christian.


God and The Death PenaltyIs

The Sixth Commandment says “Thou shall not kill.”  It does not say ‘thou shall not kill’ except for blacks, illegal immigrants, gays and lesbians, terrorists, Muslims, rapists, child molesters,  it simply states that thou shall not kill.  God’s law.  Law that all good Christians follow and profess they believe.

God handed down these laws and commandments for us to live by.  Yet, nowhere in the Bible does God state or lay down any consequences  for breaking and violating any of these ten laws.  There seems to be no punishment for any of them.

The death penalty is a man-made law to punish man for breaking God’s law.  Kill the killer, rapists, child molesters, just kill them all.  Good God-fearing, Bible  quoting Christians want to kill.  A special morality for bad morality.  It is an absolute moral imperative and certainty.  A license to kill.  Premeditated murder.  How can they justify the taking of a human life?

There was a time in the 70’s that I was for the death penalty.  I am now opposed.  I am not opposed simply on religious grounds.  I am opposed because it is not a deterrent as it was promised to be.  The death penalty is not about justice, it is about revenge.  Victim statements bear this out.  Just watch them.  They say things like “If I could I would put the needle in his arm myself, I would.”  Good Christians they say.

And, I am not against the death penalty because many times innocent people are killed.  Opponents of the death penalty must not be selective in opposition to the death penalty.  Opponents of the death penalty believe that no one deserves to be executed.  So they spend all of their energy cherry-picking cases, gumming up the legal system and talking about uncertainty.  Conservatives talk about the innocent people who have been gotten off death row because of new DNA techniques, and then tell you about the criminals who have had their guilt confirmed by the same technique.  Christians conservatives are selective also.  But the question is  how is one man more deserving of death than the other.  Killing is killing.  Each time we execute someone, we lose a measure of our humanity.  Each time will kill anyone in the name of God, we break God’s law.

We have been killing in the name of God since the Crusades.  We have been taking lives and sometimes we call it defense of our country, preserving our freedom, bringing democracy to the world or other such things.  All of it untrue.  Killing only brings on more killing with justifications that are ludicrous.  Again, there are more people deserving of dying than others.

Opponents of the death penalty must be able to explain why we shouldn’t have a death penalty when uncertainty isn’t an issue.  There is the real issue for me and others.  Who deserves to die and who do not.  Conservatives will tell you that they are fighting for God when they are really fighting for wealth and power.

We must stop playing God.  It has fallen to us to defend human life.  Even for evil people.  We are not better than God.  Christian and a murderer?  It is an oxymoron.