A blog in which I bitch-slap all those responsible for the mess we're in.

Tuesday, June 13, 2006

I've just about stopped all posting here of late due to my other two sites.
I have added a new site to blueblogsradio specifically to keep track of the crimes and screwups of Republicans (and some Dems) in Florida. It can be found here.

Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Stephen Colbert- American Hero

Stephen Colbert is an American hero. For the first time, since this administration began, someone finally...finally stood up to Bush and told him the truth. Truthiness, in all it's unvarnished glory and after an initial plan to remain silent about the smackdown, it's got the wingnuts in an uproar, a hilarious pathetic uproar. In case you've been in a cave somewhere, I'm talking about the WH corrrespondents dinner, where Colbert, the man with the biggest balls in the US, spoke for about 15 minutes in the Bill O'Reilly character he portrays on his Comedy Central show. How brutally brilliant was it? More here.

Thursday, April 13, 2006

Neocon Economics

This is just a quick post to remind people of the plan the neocons have for our economy. While it may look like they're trying to bankrupt America......... well, actually they are trying to bankrupt America, at least to the extent that we return to a 'limited government', whatever the hell that's supposed to mean in this day and age. Even this is completely bogus though, as the consequences of this plan have been thought through about as well as Iraq was. Bush likes to compare himself to FDR, a real war president. Newsflash to Bush- FDR proposed that no American should receive more than $25,000 after taxes. In todays money, that's about $330,000. OK Bush, let's see how well that plays out with your buddies that, like you, have never had to make ends meet and would have your head on a pike if they had to pay an income tax of 94%. So stop comparing yourself to FDR.
The neocons reckless spending is going to destroy the middle class. Do you actually think Joe America is going to stand by and watch CEOs rape their pension funds while flying away on their golden parachutes? Do you REALLY want class warfare? Paris Hilton may be cute now to watch on TV but when middle class kids start starving you're gonna find their attitudes change drastically about wealth redistribution.
My suggestion to neocons is they better back away the cliff and return to the Goldwater brand of conservatism or you just might find yourself on the wrong end of the shaft.

Sunday, April 09, 2006

Pelican Brief- Part 3

In civil litigation, there's something known as "preponderance of evidence" which essentially means more likely than not. I believe we have reached that tipping point, where the preponderance of evidence demonstrates that this Administration is following the PNAC's "Rebuilding of America's Defenses" plan using Leo Strauss' Philosophy of Deception. On page 51, a “catalyzing event — like a new Pearl Harbor” was seen as necessary to set their plans in motion. I now join those who have been labeled as crackpots, like Charlie Sheen, who believe it is 'more likely than not' that 9/11 was an inside job and that this administration is complicit in the deaths of the 3,000 who died at the WTC. I've always had problems with the fact that the only three steel-structured buildings in history to collapse due to fire where the World Trade Center buildings. I guess I found it too hard to believe something so incredibly evil would be done by our government. However, it is not so hard to believe when you consider that this cabal thinks that what it has done is not only patriotic... but necessary. Necessary because of the oil dependence our country and economy has become dependent upon.

The latest in the building evidence comes from Dr. Robert M. Bowman, Lt. Col., USAF in an article at prisonplanet.com:
"Former Head Of Star Wars Program Says Cheney Main 9/11 Suspect
The former head of the Star Wars missile defense program under Presidents Ford and Carter has gone public to say that the official version of 9/11 is a conspiracy theory and his main suspect for the architect of the attack is Vice President Dick Cheney.......
Bowman outlined how the drills on the morning of 9/11 that simulated planes crashing into buildings on the east coast were used as a cover to dupe unwitting air defense personnel into not responding quickly enough to stop the attack".

The planned nuclear attack on Iran by the Bush Administration is yet again another fine example of this theory turned fact. We are once again being spoon-fed lies and exagerations to prop up support for an attack on a country that even wingnut Christopher Hitchens believes is a mistake. New Yorker investigative journalist Seymour Hersh reports that officers from the Joint Chiefs of Staff have "talked about resigning" because of all the "attention given to the nuclear option".

Our country has never been in graver danger, not from outside attack, but from a group of madmen at the top level of our government hell-bent on worldwide domination and power.

Funny how they manage to line their pockets at the same time (just in case you thought this was only about patriotism).

Wednesday, March 08, 2006

The Pelican Brief- Part 2

Anyone who has seen the movie "The Pelican Brief" knows it's about a little-known theory from a law student (Sandra Bullock) who finds all her friends and contacts being killed off. In that vein, I'd like us all to put on our tinfoil hats and take a look a the 'big picture' for a moment. Several disturbing news items piqued my interest yesterday and I'm going to try my hand at a little theory we'll call the "Pelican Brief- Part 2".

Walter Soehnge is a retired Texas schoolteacher who tried paying off his credit card debt and found himself the target of Homeland Security.

Excerpt from Bob Kerr of the Providence Journal:

The balance on their JCPenney Platinum MasterCard had gotten to an unhealthy level. So they sent in a large payment, a check for $6,522. And an alarm went off. A red flag went up. The Soehnges' behavior was found questionable. And all they did was pay down their debt. They didn't call a suspected terrorist on their cell phone. They didn't try to sneak a machine gun through customs. They just paid a hefty chunk of their credit card balance. And they learned how frighteningly wide the net of suspicion has been cast.

After sending in the check, they checked online to see if their account had been duly credited. They learned that the check had arrived, but the amount available for credit on their account hadn't changed. So Deana Soehnge called the credit-card company. Then Walter called.
"When you mess with my money, I want to know why," he said. They both learned the same astounding piece of information about the little things that can set the threat
sensors to beeping and blinking. They were told, as they moved up the managerial ladder at the call center, that the amount they had sent in was much larger than their normal monthly payment. And if the increase hits a certain percentage higher than that normal payment, Homeland Security has to be notified. And the money doesn't move until the threat
alert is lifted.

Walter called television stations, the American Civil Liberties Union and me. And he went on the Internet to see what he could learn. He learned about changes in something called the Bank Privacy Act.
"The more I'm on, the scarier it gets," he said. "It's scary how easily someone in Homeland Security can get permission to spy." In other words, everything you do now is being watched.

Cell phones, email, bank accounts- we are now officially in a police state. Nothing is safe from the prying eyes of Big Brother now.

Now let's take a look at what happened yesterday with the the Senate Intelligence Committee who voted not to investigate the crimes of President George W. Bush.

From georgia10
Instead, it will create a subcommittee for "oversight" of the illegal eavesdropping program. Senator Snowe was telling Americans as of Friday that yes, she would vote in favor of the Senator Rockefeller's proposal to conduct a full inquiry into the program. Today, she voted against it. Senator Rockefeller had this to say after the committee's vote.

``This committee is basically under control of the White House,'' Rockefeller told reporters after the two-hour meeting today in Washington. ``It's an unprecedented bout of political pressure from the White House.''

Unprecedented indeed. The administration is threatening members of Congress, it is strong-arming them like never before--in short, like a cornered animal it has pulled out every last stop, every last fang and growl to dissuade Congress from investigating this matter. The inference is obvious: the more fervent the desire to cover up, the more heinous the crime.

thank you georgia10- well put

Let's try and put together the pieces of this puzzle;

As any follower of the Bradblog knows, our voting system is in shambles and not to be trusted.

Detention camps are being built by Halliburton for political subversives under the guise of an unexpected influx of immigrants. Do they really think that after another attack on the U.S. immigrants are going to be storming our borders trying to get IN?

Cheney, a founding member of the PNAC and his cohorts have nothing less than world domination as their goal (reminds me of two other countries not so long ago that tried the same thing, namely Germany and Japan).

Not to get too far out there but there are still many disturbing questions about what happened on 9/11 but it certainly does fit the theory quite well.

Let's throw this against the wall and see if it sticks- The PNAC crew has this plan for world domination. How would one go about doing that?

  • First, you would need most of the American people behind you so you'd need something catastrophic to happen. Enter 9/11. I'm not saying they were involved, although that's a possibility and the timing was absolutely perfect with it happening right after King George took office. Perhaps it's just a coincidence, maybe they were only waiting for something bad to happen and got 'lucky'.
  • You would need control of the media as much as possible which has obviously happened for whatever reason.
  • Control of the voting systems would be nice as well and that apparently has happened as well.
  • Add lots of fear and racism to keep the jingoistic Americans on board and build detention camps for the dissidents you can't marginalize by calling them traitors or anti-Americam. Done.
  • You'll need to keep it all under control so you'll need to know exactly who's doing what and the NSA spying program has provided that capability. Done.
  • Control of the courts would be nice to keep all those illegal activities undercover and the piece-by-piece destruction of our rights from being too obvious for Joe Redneck to take notice. Trying- but this may be their downfall. While they have control of the House and Senate, there are still judges left in America who do actually believe in the rule of law although I'm not so sure about the SCOTUS.
When you add all this up together and look at it as a whole, I think a pretty clear picture emerges.

So what comes next?
Well, things ain't going great for BushCo. right now so I predict (tinfoil hat firmly in place) a new attack, quite possibly Los Angeles (why L.A.? have you seen the reaction the wingnuts had to the Oscars?). Whether they will have anything to do with it or allow (or cause) one to happen is anyone's guess. And this attack will have a twofold effect- one to solidify support for attacking Iran and 2) martial law.

Expect to be investigated and/or sent to a detention camp, you damn libruls.

I honestly hope I'm totally wrong about all of this but it's hard to ignore the overwhelming evidence of crimes this administration commits daily- from the secret prisons in Bagram to the neutering of Republicans like Snowe and Roberts who dare to speak out against the King. I love this country as do all liberals but instead of wrapping myself in the flag, I will wrap myself in the Constitution and continue to question the direction this country has turned.

You can now safely remove your tin-foil hats........... and let your head explode.

Sunday, February 19, 2006

The "War on for Terror"

I think it's a well established fact by now that we were lied to about the reasons we invaded Iraq. If Democrats had not had the election stolen from them, Osama bin Laden would have been caught, tried and executed long ago and all of this would be a distant memory. I believe, as many do, the main underlying reason behind the invasion of Iraq is oil. Can you imagine the President going on TV and saying "Look, we're running out of oil. Our economy's well being is based 100% on oil being cheap and plentiful and those days are soon coming to an end. That is, unless we invade an oil-producing country to ensure we can continue our reckless lifestyle for about 30 years more before we run out. Hopefully, by then, someone will have invented a magical device we can all run our cars on as cheaply as oil"? Bush pretty much said so, with a wink and a nod to those in the know at his State of the Union address. He couldn't admit it openly but that was his meaning. After all, it's illegal and immoral to invade another country to steal it's natural resources but the fact remains that this plan has been long coming and the perfect opportunity arose on 9-11. Unfortunately, their scheme was run by Republicans, whose bungling and corruption has turned their diabolical but somewhat patriotic plot into something that resembles a clogged-up toilet at the bus station. Billions, that's billions with a 'B', have been stolen by those this administration put in charge of implementing their plan. Halliburton and Exxon have reported record profits and that's not counting the billions siphoned off under the table. Our tax dollars have gone to fund this rape of our Constitution and pillaging of our Treasury.
How is all of this even possible? That's the easy part. Fear. Bush doesn't want to capture Osama bin Laden (at least, not until it's politically convenient). For this evil plot (and I do mean EVIL) plot to work, ordinary Americans *must* be scared enough to do things theynormally wouldn't go along with. White America has already seen and heard the spread of foreign tounges and faces in their communities and they don't like it. Add in 9-11, and some bullshit rhetoric and you have the perfect recipe for a huge percentage of the American population to wrap their racism in a flag and follow their beloved leader like lemmins off a cliff into a disastrous and ill-planned war. As long as GWB can continue to dole out fear in the appropriate doses, all sorts of rights can be rescinded and all sorts of atrocities can be done in America's name without so much as a squeak of dissent coming from the Republican base, (those stalwart defenders of balanced budgets and smaller government). The supposedly thwarted attack on Los Angeles and the supposedly imminent threat from Iran are two recent examples. Sorry, I'm not buying any more bullshit- like a battered wife, too many lies have passed and I must now demand proof. Unfortunately, little more than half of Americans today dare to look at the stream of disinformation spewing from the Adminstration spigot through a lens of reality and clarity.
This 'war on terror' has a lot in common with our 'war on drugs'. When we first invaded Afghanistan, if we were serious about the 'war on drugs', we could have destroyed the entire opium crop and forced many addicts to confront their addiction cold-turkey and possibly become the better for it. Until America is willing to admit it's oil addiction is a problem and are willing to make meaningful changes, we will find ourselves further and further less capable of recovering from that crash when it comes.

Friday, February 10, 2006

Posting Infrequent

My new radioblog has launched so I won't be posting as much now. It's taking me about 4 hours to do a half-hour segment. The new site is at BlueBlogsRadio. Give it a listen and tell me what you think. It features the best of the liberal blog writers (IMHO).