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Sat Jul 13, 2013, 03:26 PM

Greedy Mother-Fuckers, Leading the Quasi-Fascists, Followed by Morons Who Believe Everything

they are told.

Sound harsh? Tough shit. Itís nothing compared to the country these people are creating for the rest of us. Iím talking about those who ship American factories overseas by the tens of thousands to exploit cheep labor in the third world and shrink the middle class in their own country. They should be in prison for the horrible conditions they force upon those working in places like Columbia and Bangladesh, all while rationalizing their criminal greed. They should be tried and imprisoned for what theyíve done to our working and middle classes. And they should have to forfeit their profits to feed and house those they have stolen from.

They are willing to start wars based on lies for bigger profits.They buy our politicians like others buy appliances. The massive spying is not about terrorists, itís about money. With Iraq and Afghanistan wars ending the military-industrial complex needs to be fed. Weíre talking hundreds of billions a year, spread out between the federal, states and local governments. Drones to spy on us, from the type that can stay in the air for months spying on entire cities, to the insect size drones that that can entire our houses undetected. From the license plate readers on cop cars that track driversí movements and store the data forever; to the massive collection of all our electronic communications. Big Brother really is here and itís going to get progressively worse every year until we rein this in. The technology will come and canít be stopped, the only thing that can stop this is for the citizens to say, Ďenough!í and demand the laws change.

Theyíve bought our democracy/republic and no one should be okay with that. We need a government that actually works for us and not just those with deep pockets. Itís time for public funding of campaigns, before itís too late.

ďThe modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.Ē

John Kenneth Galbraith

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Reply Greedy Mother-Fuckers, Leading the Quasi-Fascists, Followed by Morons Who Believe Everything (Original post)
20score Jul 2013 OP
MrSlayer Jul 2013 #1
20score Jul 2013 #25
cali Jul 2013 #2
20score Jul 2013 #29
Lunacee_2013 Jul 2013 #37
99Forever Jul 2013 #3
sgtbenobo Jul 2013 #4
20score Jul 2013 #7
Waiting For Everyman Jul 2013 #5
zeemike Jul 2013 #10
20score Jul 2013 #11
ProSense Jul 2013 #6
20score Jul 2013 #31
L0oniX Jul 2013 #8
Skittles Jul 2013 #9
20score Jul 2013 #32
ReRe Jul 2013 #12
99th_Monkey Jul 2013 #13
Laelth Jul 2013 #14
lumpy Jul 2013 #15
20score Jul 2013 #18
woo me with science Jul 2013 #16
cantbeserious Jul 2013 #17
walkerbait41 Jul 2013 #19
marym625 Jul 2013 #20
marym625 Jul 2013 #22
20score Jul 2013 #24
marym625 Jul 2013 #26
20score Jul 2013 #27
marym625 Jul 2013 #28
Duckwraps Jul 2013 #21
Maximumnegro Jul 2013 #23
suede1 Jul 2013 #30
NuclearDem Jul 2013 #33
johnnyreb Jul 2013 #34
wildbilln864 Jul 2013 #35
20score Jul 2013 #36
20score Jul 2013 #38
20score Jul 2013 #39
Duppers Jul 2013 #40
20score Jul 2013 #41

Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 03:30 PM

1. Hear fucking Hear!

 

Spot on.

K&R

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Response to MrSlayer (Reply #1)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 07:19 PM

25. Thanks Slayer!

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 03:34 PM

2. What JKG said goes for neo-liberals as well.

and public funding of campaigns? Exceedingly unlikely.

k&r even if I do think you're too optimistic.

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Response to cali (Reply #2)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 08:24 PM

29. I go back and forth between optimism and a fatalistic outlook. (Think Vonnegut.)

He just knew the end was coming for us, and he was pretty damn smart.

On a different note, you are rocking DU! My best to you!

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Response to 20score (Reply #29)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 11:02 PM

37. I do the same thing.

As soon as I feel like we can fix things I see a story on the news about someone with a great amount of power abusing that power and hurting others.

Also, I <3 Vonnegut. He's one of my favorite writers.

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 03:41 PM

3. K&R

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 03:43 PM

4. Just like my Grammy used to say....

.... Go Mother-Fucker-Go! I would bake you a cake if I had an oven.

20score you are my new role model.


Carry Totally-and-completely-the-fuck-on.

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Response to sgtbenobo (Reply #4)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 04:00 PM

7. Made my day!

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 03:50 PM

5. Public campaign funding -- how about requiring free air time.

Why should the media make a killing every campaign season? They have done it long enough. The public owns the airwaves, we should just require free time for elections as a condition of licensing.

That's for starters.

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Response to Waiting For Everyman (Reply #5)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 04:29 PM

10. ^this^

The best solution...that would take the money out of politics because they would not need all those campaign contributions and if they took money from them it would be a bribe clear an simple.

But face it, because the media makes big bucks off of it, the more contentious the better for them...it encourages bad behavior.

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Response to Waiting For Everyman (Reply #5)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 04:34 PM

11. There are many things that may be more important, but they can't be fixed until

the money is out of politics. Media is toward the top of that list.

I agree we need to fix the media, but the FCC and congress will not act in our interests until media corporations can't fund their elections. (And give the FCC board jobs a week after they leave the board.)

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 03:55 PM

6. The interesting thing is

Greedy Mother-Fuckers, Leading the Quasi-Fascists, Followed by Morons Who Believe Everything

they are told.

Sound harsh? Tough shit. Itís nothing compared to the country these people are creating for the rest of us. Iím talking about those who ship American factories overseas by the tens of thousands to exploit cheep labor in the third world and shrink the middle class in their own country. They should be in prison for the horrible conditions they force upon those working in places like Columbia and Bangladesh, all while rationalizing their criminal greed. They should be tried and imprisoned for what theyíve done to our working and middle classes. And they should have to forfeit their profits to feed and house those they have stolen from.


...they're really clever at getting people to jump on their bandwagon: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10023242133#post22

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Response to ProSense (Reply #6)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 09:07 PM

31. I appreciate your level and respectful tone. It's refreshing.

As for the change of heart with some on the right, makes me ill. Just like those on the left who have changed their position. It's obvious hypocrisy with both sides. I respect only those who respect reality and their own ideals.

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 04:11 PM

8. It's already too late. You can't vote Goldman Sachs out of office.

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 04:15 PM

9. it's not just factory jobs being pimped off to the lowest offshore bidder

FYI

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Response to Skittles (Reply #9)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 09:30 PM

32. You're right, of course. And the outsourcing will only get worse.

I was trying to be succinct.

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 05:04 PM

12. K&R

x Trillions

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 05:11 PM

13. YIKES!! YOU'VE EXPOSED THE REAL "TRAITORS" IMHO. ~nt

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 05:13 PM

14. k&r for a righteous rant. n/t

-Laelth

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 05:18 PM

15. Is this a Galbraith article ? If so where can I go to read it ?

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Response to lumpy (Reply #15)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 05:50 PM

18. It's mine. Only the quote is from Galbraith.

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 05:24 PM

16. K&R for a return to the real issue here,

instead of the steady diet of corporate propaganda horseshit we are fed.

It's like having someone hand you a fresh salad and entree after so many weeks of expired pink slime.

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 05:50 PM

17. The Oligarchs Own And Control The Politicians That Control The Levers Of Power That Control Us

eom

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 06:04 PM

19. +1

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 06:11 PM

20. well said my friend

Prior to the last Presidential election people finally seemed to have had it with the corpocracy. Anger from the middle to as far left as you can go before turning right. With the current, unbelievable, attack on our rights I think so much is so far gone that we're too disjointed to fight with results.

The war on women has spread to every nook and cranny in the country. If anyone stuck an object in a woman's vagina without her consent it would be called rape. But the State has made it law if a woman wants to control her body.

State Constitutional bans on marriage equality have passed or in the works.

Religion and religious beliefs, fairy tales, are being taught as fact in public schools.

Gun laws (or lack thereof) have allowed for people to carry weapons in bars ,on school property.

The list is endless. Frightening. Unreal. And almost all aimed at controlling the populace for corporations to gain income. Those "persons" that follow a law of their own.

And as you said, 20Score, the end of this insanity will only be possible if we start with election reform.

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Response to marym625 (Reply #20)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 06:23 PM

22. btw

Wendy Davis and Elizabeth Warren seem to be the only elected officials with backbone anymore

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Response to marym625 (Reply #22)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 06:44 PM

24. And Bernie Sanders and Alan Grayson and many others in the Progressive Caucus.

And thank you!

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Response to 20score (Reply #24)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 07:28 PM

26. excuse me

Not like those 2 women. And I will fight you on this. I will win too! I have god on my side and none of that stuff you refer to as "science"
I crack me up.

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Response to marym625 (Reply #26)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 07:32 PM

27. They are just as good as those two women, but I can't argue with you AND god.

(Made me laugh out loud. Thanks.)

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Response to 20score (Reply #27)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 07:53 PM

28. that was the plan

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 06:14 PM

21. Please, go ahead

 

and say what you really mean.

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 06:26 PM

23. You Corporatists Get Off My Lawn!!!

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 08:46 PM

30. Excellent rant!

Rant on 20score!

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 09:35 PM

33. Spot-fucking-on.

Evil motherfuckers, all of them. Fuck their greed, and fuck all those fucking yachts, fucking vacation homes, fucking jewelry, and fucking private jets they fucking bought with the fucking blood of workers and innocent people all over the fucking world.

Fuck them.

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 09:41 PM

34. Fuck the fucking fuckers!

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 09:53 PM

35. k & r! nt

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Response to 20score (Reply #36)

Sat Jul 13, 2013, 11:43 PM

38. This is separate from...

this post.

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Response to 20score (Reply #38)

Sun Jul 14, 2013, 12:40 AM

39. I screwed up. Too emotional about what happened.

I apologize.
I may hate what those women did, but it doesn't excuse what I said. So, sorry.

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Response to 20score (Original post)

Sun Jul 14, 2013, 09:23 AM

40. Righteous!! Outstanding rant!

Again, thank you for being YOU! Proud to call you my friend.

- duppers



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Response to Duppers (Reply #40)

Sun Jul 14, 2013, 01:46 PM

41. And I, you!

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