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Saturday, 13 August 2011

13 August 2011. Politics Thorough a Cartoonist’s Eyes…

The Tea Party deficit hawks are going to drag the country down, Nobel Prize laureate Joseph Stiglitz said so, and he’s right. He grew up in gritty Gary IN, not in wooded and bucolic suburbia (like some I could mention, both religious and secular, but I won’t). He predicts that to slash spending without raising taxes would lead to massive job losses… I fear that he’s right…

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It’s become obvious that the Republican Party doesn’t care how many people are thrown out of work and suffer, so long as they can defeat Barack Obama next year… or so they think…

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Tea Party math… Less Government = More Money for their Wealthy Backers… any questions?

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Rick Perry‘s religious posturing is blasphemous, in the strictest sense of the word. NO TRUE CHRISTIAN CAN VOTE FOR SUCH IMPIETY… full stop. You can have Christ or you can have Jayzuss… the Saviour of the World or the God of American Exceptionalism… do choose carefully…

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Rupert Murdoch = Fox News = the Tea Party = the Free Market = Slavery for You and Yours… that’s quite clear, isn’t it? You CAN avert it…

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Do you REALLY want a GWB clone in the Oval Office? I didn’t think so…

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The individual ‘baggers aren’t very bright… their leaders have hoodwinked them and they’re leadin’ ’em by the (long) nose. However, NEVER turn your back on any of them… you’ll regret it if you do…

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Their 401k’s tanked… poor babies! Didn’t they tell us that private enterprise was going to give all us perfect retirements? God laughs…

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BILLIONS for bombs… peanuts for relief… Compassion… the Tea Party Way…

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The Five Percenters gave you a measly 1 percent raise last year (if you kept your job, that is)… they gave themselves a 23 percent increase… that’s called “class warfare” and “redistribution of income”… and the working class is losing the war…

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S&P gave junk investments (such as Enron) AAA ratings… it made a 2 trillion USD (58.3 trillion Roubles. 1.4 trillion Euros. 1.25 trillion UK Pounds) error in its calculations of the US debt… we’re supposed to take its “downgrade” of the US credit rating seriously?

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The Five Percenters party hearty = the Working Class pays all the bills = The World According to Rush and the Tea Party

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An aside to all Orthodox Christians out there… Paffhausen sucked up to the First Profit of the Mormons… the Mormons won’t condemn polygamy unreservedly… I believe that his moralistic bleats are rather unconvincing, no? Birds of a feather DO flock together…

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Paul Ryan is a fanatic devotee of Ayn Rand… he believes that might makes right and that the “race belongs to the swiftest”… I think that his pretensions of being a Catholic are hypocritical and false in consequence…

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A single cruise missile (with all its ancillaries) costs 1.5 million USD (43.8 million Roubles. 1.05 million Euros. 920,000 UK Pounds)… a schoolteacher in New York State earned 67,000 USD (1.96 million Roubles. 47,000 Euros. 41,100 UK Pounds) in 2009, that’s a little over 22 years of paychecks… and the US fired off 124 of those things in just the first days of the war. Another way of putting it is that it would have paid the salaries of 2,776 teachers for a whole year. The Tea Party has BILLIONS for bombs… none for teachers… that tells you their priorities… and they DON’T favour you…

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Sunday, 31 July 2011

31 July 2011. Politics Seen Through a Cartoonist’s Eyes…

Yes… an outfit that employs Bill O’Reilly and Sean Hannity (two chicken hawks who refused to serve in the forces)… he also airs Lil’ Mizz Sarah (who quit being a state governor so that she could become a TV commentator).. and he used to host Glenn Beck (whose ruffian “guards” threatened to rough up an RT crew)… need I say more?

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The clock is ticking…

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The Tea Party… they steal from the poor to give to the rich…

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His Master’s Voice… Boehner hears the call of the banks, the insurance companies, oh… I forgot! It’s “ordinary America” calling! “We insist that you cut Social Security and all social programmes so that the rich don’t loose a penny of the Bush tax giveaway and so that we can afford to continue bomb all those ungrateful no-good Muslim wogs who won’t bow before and serve their betters”. Hmm… if you believe that most of America wants THAT…

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The cost of default to the bankers… NOTHING… the cost to ordinary people… another million foreclosures. Any questions?

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“Socialism”… how do you say, “New Deal?”

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Most of the self-identified Tea Partiers are either elderly or on some sort of government cheque… default would be quite a WAKE UP…

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“If you wish to be perfect, sell all that you have, and give it to the poor”… I don’t see ANY of the Fox News or CBN crowd doing that… ’nuff said!

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These are people who BELIEVED that Barack Obama was born overseas… end of story.

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“We refuse to pay taxes… we demand our wars and tax cuts… we don’t need healthcare”…

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Bush… “Mission Accomplished”… Osama went free… Barack Obama… Osama dies. Yet… Barack Obama’s the “clear and present danger”… that’s the logic of the Tea Party…

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Monday, 11 July 2011

11 July 2011. “Socialism is Good!” The Ordinary Folks of Gomel Oblast Say So!

Editor’s Foreword:

I’m sick n’ tired of hearing the Corporate Media‘s rants against Byelorussia… I don’t know who’s worse… the New York Times or Fox News… neither one tells the truth about this socialist state. They have an agenda, folks… so, look at the reality, not the crook news reports. Here are the people of Gomel Oblast… doctors, kolkhozniki, pharmacists, kids, co-op managers, grannies… the same as everywhere else. Reflect on this… the Internationalist Democrats and Neocon Republicans would bomb them without mercy to install a lickspittle Neoliberal Free Market junta, if they could. THAT speaks volumes about the morality of present American society, kids… none of it good.

BMD

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Editor’s Afterword:

The people of Byelorussia have a modest sufficiency. They don’t have all the “things” that suburban Americans take for granted, but there are other in life besides material objects. Byelorussians approve of socialism, and they want it to continue. Why? They saw the chaos that capitalism injected into Russia and the Ukraine, and they want no part of that, thank you very much. Ponder this… America deliberately introduced chaos into Russia and the Ukraine through its lickspittles Gaidar, Chubais, Kuchma, and Yushchenko. Russia has mostly shaken off American capitalist chaos, and the Ukraine is in the process of doing so. Byelorussia never got involved in this… which has led to it being blackballed by Neoliberal Free Marketeers, who want to topple the socialist government of Byelorussia. Why is it that Neoliberals hate socialism with a passion, especially socialism that works? I hate to tell them this, but the USA was strongest under the socialist New Deal of FDR… it’s never been as strong (relatively speaking) since.

I’d advise po-nashemu people to have nothing to do with the Republican Party… they’re nativists who hate our ethos, our religion, and our culture. We’re inferiors in their view, fit only to be lectured and led. Get with it, guys, look at the images! It looks like your mom and pop, baba and dede, and everybody else in the old ethnic neighbourhood. Do you want to stand tall with them, or, do you want to suck up to the Republican Born-Again kooks? Is that really a question?

BMD

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