Friday, December 17, 2010

Home Prosperity

Greetings good citizen,

Amazing how something old can become ‘new’ again. You may recall how I waxed poetic about the ‘marvel’ that is money, that wonderful device that made it possible to not have to do EVERYTHING for yourself!

Well, what do you suppose the ‘new discovery’ is?

You guessed it, doing as much as possible (and then some) for yourself…like most of us have ‘access’ to the resources we would require to pull such a thing off!

We don’t.

Worse, without ‘subsidies’, most people can’t make a living by farming, hell, most people couldn’t make enough to pay the taxes on the farm!

And there is the insidious side of ‘property taxes’. If you don’t ‘own’ property, you CAN’T grow your own food OR raise your own livestock…

That means YOU MUST sell your labor for whatever you can get for it…

Because now that ‘wonderful invention’ (that our ‘rulers’ manipulate at will) is your only hope.

No irony should be lost on the fact that the ‘buck’ you agreed to is NOT the buck you actually get paid!

But hey, a deal is a deal…until its not!

My ‘point’ good citizen is that you ‘have gotten’ a shitty deal that keeps getting shittier with each passing day AND YOU STILL DON’T DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT!

So I ask, if not you, who?

Who cares enough about your welfare that they’re going to intervene in your favor?

Your mom and dad?

Sadly good citizen, their failure to act is why we’re in this mess now!

A situation that continues to go ‘from bad to worse’

Congress Sends $801 Billion Tax Cut Bill to Obama

Yup, our ‘spineless’ elected officials, who can’t describe what ‘victory’ entails in the ‘War on Terra’ DID manage to pass tax cuts for people who already have more money than they know what to do with!

These are, of course, the SAME tax cuts that were in force going into this recession, so what anyone expects to gain by extending them is totally incomprehensible.

How disturbing is it good citizen that the rich don’t need to be ‘practical’, they merely need to be ‘obeyed’?

It’s more disturbing than what I can stomach.

But I’m not the only one who finds the actions of our ‘puppet government’ unfathomable…

When the financial crisis struck, many people — myself included — considered it a teachable moment.

Naturally, what happened as opposed to what should have happened turned out to be two different things.

Now I will go screaming ‘off the reservation’ because there is (and has been) a very deep and clear line drawn in the sand for all to see.

The infamous ‘they’, the ‘one in fiver’s’, those criminally insane, self-professed ‘conservatives’ who actually ADMIT to voting Republican (despite all that this implies.)

‘They’ are going to do what they want, when they want to and there isn’t a fucking thing you can do to stop them!

Look at the November Compromise.

You’d never suspect that 90% of the voting public objects to tax cuts for the super rich (even if it means higher taxes for themselves because they know SOMEBODY has to pay for the government!)

Understand what just happened good citizen, this is the event I was talking about months ago, the one that provides that ‘perfect illustration’ of just what we’re up against.

Tax cuts ‘DON’T WORK’ and we have thirty years of JOB LOSSES to prove it!

You’d think our ‘legislators’ would be up to the task now that there is ample proof of the FAILURE of their past policies…but NO!

It seems our bought and paid for ‘elected representatives’ (traitors one and all) won’t rest until they have made themselves totally useless.

How long do you suppose it will be until these self-serving weasels vote themselves taxpayer funded retirement in some off-shore paradise (that they conveniently arrange a non-extradition treaty with?)

Just how ‘ridiculous’ do things have to get before we do something about it?

Let me assure you of one thing good citizen, long before we begin to do what is necessary to ‘rein in’ our wayward government, things are going to be a lot less than pleasant, in fact, they will become quite grim if we let them.

Thanks for letting me inside your head,


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