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What do you mean that billionaires are swiping the election? (Wow, Amazing Greg Palast Interview)

37 billionaires supporting Romney

About 7 supporting Obama.

They make money when jobs die. They all bet on the collapse of the economy and helped the economy collapse.

How do they make it on the collapse?

Paul the Vulture Singer used incredible financial flim flam to end a cholera epidemic in the Congo.

He is outlawed in UK, China, Germany-- still operates in the US.


What do you mean that billionaires are swiping the election?

22 million voters have had their registrations purged from the voter rolls.

about 3 million are legal american Citizen voters who had votes challenged by

Femist or voter trust



the rest: (another interesting part:
War between main line banister billionaires and Hedge fund billionaires.

U.S. Said to Be Preparing Potential Targets Tied to Libya

Source: New York Times

U.S. Said to Be Preparing Potential Targets Tied to Libya Attack
Published: October 2, 2012 292 Comments

WASHINGTON — The American military’s top-secret Joint Special Operations Command is preparing detailed information that could be used to kill or capture some of the militants suspected in the attack last month in Libya that killed Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans, senior military and counterterrorism officials said on Tuesday.

Requests for Bolstered Security in Libya Were Denied, Republicans Say (October 3, 2012)

Preparing the “target packages” is the first step in a process that the Pentagon and Central Intelligence Agency are taking in preparation for, and in advance of, any orders from President Obama and his top civilian and military advisers to carry out action against those determined complicit in the attack on the United States Mission in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi.

Mr. Obama, whose administration has faced criticism from both Republicans and Democrats over a possible intelligence failure before the Benghazi attack, has vowed that he would bring the killers of Mr. Stevens and the three other Americans to justice, but he and his top advisers have not indicated how that might happen.

Mr. Obama has a range of options available — including drone strikes, Special Operations raids like the one that killed Osama bin Laden; and joint missions with the Libyan authorities — but all carry substantial political, diplomatic and physical risks. Administration officials say no decisions have been made on any potential targets.

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/03/world/africa/us-said-to-be-preparing-potential-targets-tied-to-libya-attack.html?_r=1

hmmmmmmmmmmm, surprise...?

So This is the Earth-Shattering Drudge/Obama Race Video

So This is the Earth-Shattering Drudge/Obama Race Video
JOSH MARSHALL OCTOBER 2, 2012, 6:32 PM 6203

Drudge has been going bonkers all afternoon about a game-changing “race” video of President Obama which Hannity is going to debut. Welp, here it is after the jump …


And here’s the shout out to Rev. Wright …


Welp is right...

All that this video does is show you a black man speaking to a majority African American audience about how tough things can be for blacks in America. Okay, AND he talks a little funny. Whooptee-effing-doo.

Dammit Matt. You would have made me waste my night on some ol' bullshit I already knew.



Hilarious! Cardboard cut-out of Obama outside of Colorado Romney rally brings out the best in people


Speaking of Whitey tapes

Speaking of Whitey tapes

"Seventy percent of Americans want the American dream. They believe in the American idea. Only 30 percent want their welfare state," Ryan said. "Before too long, we could become a society where the net majority of Americans are takers, not makers."

Ryan's comments were delivered as part of his keynote address at The American Spectator's 2011 Robert L. Bartley Gala Dinner, which the magazine posted online. Ryan's speech was given in November -- six months before Romney's videotaped remarks.

Money quote about 7 minutes in:

Ryan: Put Gramps to Work

Paul Ryan implied today that the key to solving the problem of the 47% is to get them jobs. Only the vast majority of those people either do have jobs or are retired. Video after the jump

Needless to say, the vast majority of the 47% either have jobs or do not have them because they are retired. 44% of the 47% are elderly people who have various tax credits tied to Social Security benefits. So presumably we’re not trying to them off their butts and back into gainful employment. Most of the rest are people who have jobs but don’t make enough to pay income tax credits or are employed with low incomes and get tax rebates because they have children.


Top 1% Got 93% of Income Growth as Rich-Poor Gap Widened

Source: Bloomberg

Top 1% Got 93% of Income Growth as Rich-Poor Gap Widened

The recovery that officially began in mid-2009 hasn’t arrived in most Americans’ paychecks. In 2010, the top 1 percent of U.S. families captured as much as 93 percent of the nation’s income growth, according to a March paper by Emmanuel Saez, a University of California at Berkeley economist who studied Internal Revenue Service data.

Political Battleground

The earnings gap between rich and poor Americans was the widest in more than four decades in 2011, Census data show, surpassing income inequality previously reported in Uganda and Kazakhstan. The notion that each generation does better than the last -- one aspect of the American Dream -- has been challenged by evidence that average family incomes fell last decade for the first time since World War II.

In this recovery it’s proved better to own stock than a house. For stockholders like Hemsley, the value of all outstanding shares has soared $6 trillion to $17 trillion since June 2009, the recession’s end. Even after a recent rebound, the value of owner-occupied housing, the chief asset of most middle- income families, has dropped $41 billion in the same period, part of a $5.8 trillion loss in home values since 2006.

CEO Blogger

“Income inequality of the scale we have today is destroying our democracy,” retired American Airlines CEO Bob Crandall said in an interview. Crandall, 76, says he became so frustrated at what he sees as selfishness among his peers that he started writing a blog on his Lenovo laptop. “Anyone else willing?” he titled his first entry in August 2011, which argued that people should pay higher taxes.

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-10-02/top-1-got-93-of-income-growth-as-rich-poor-gap-widened.html

LOL: -GOP Has Been Infiltrated & Worse: Grover Norquist is a Muslim-he is a practicing Muslim.

Horowitz: We have a medieval enemy with twenty-first century technology aimed at us, they’ve infiltrated our government. If you wondered how it’s possible that Obama and Hillary would not know or would pretend what was happening wasn’t happening in the Middle East or how they could turnover Egypt as they have to the Muslim Brotherhood, which is the fountainhead of Al Qaeda and all of these terrible Islamic Nazi organizations, the answer is not really hard to find: the chief adviser to the American government on Muslim affairs, Hillary Clinton’s deputy chief of staff, Huma Abedin, is a Muslim Brotherhood operative and she has been all her life, and her whole family is. This is worse than Alger Hiss, for those in your audience who are old enough to remember, Alger Hiss is a Soviet agent who was right next to Roosevelt at Yalta.

Mefferd: It’s very true and yet you had these five congressmen, Michele Bachmann and the others, who tried to say the inspectors-general need to look into this, and even Republicans stood up on the floor and said no!

Horowitz: You had Boehner and McCain, and McCain is just bonkers. But the Republican Party has also been infiltrated. Grover Norquist is a Muslim, he is a practicing Muslim.


Luckovich cartoon - The ZINGER Debate

THIS IS CHANGE! - Former Republican Mama got a call from a Romney Canvasser...

My (formerly)Republican Mama got a call from a Romney Canvasser
by abrelaboquita

This is change. Change in the Cuban community...
My mom just told me a story about a call she got yesterday
evening from a Romney canvasser who happened to be like
her, an older Cuban immigrant woman. Before I get to recounting
that though here is some back story you have to know
below the pastelito...


So she was sitting at home yesterday evening and got the call.

"Buenas noches señora" the lady said. ("good evening mam")

"Yo la estoy llamamndo de la campaña de Mee RRongney" (I am calling you from the campaign of ... and this is how it sounds and funny way to write for the obvious reason
(rr=roll the r) MEE RRONGNEY)

At that point mom says she stopped her cold and told her politely;

"Con permiso señora, yo voy a votar para el presidente Barack Obama"
( Excuse me mam, I am going to vote for prez Barack Obama)

Mom says the woman's voice got loud and frantic and she retorted

"Pero señora como puede ser eso? (But mam how can that be!?)

And then the Romney canvasser lady went into a tirade....

"Como puede ser que usted va apollar a Obama cuando el es la causa de la crisis economico, cuando el esta de acuerdo con el matrimonio de los gays, cuando el
esta de acuerdo con los abortos ...no es usted Catolica?"

(How can you support Obama when he is the cause of the economic crises, when he is for gay marriage, when he is for abortion...are you not Catholic?" )

To which my mom beat her back with;

"El presidente esta haciendo un buen trabajo sin el apollo de el congreso y las cosas estan mejorando! Y yo si soy catolica, pero apollo a
las uniones de toda buena gente no importa su sexualidad, y nunca me e hecho un aborto, pero eso debe ser la decision de una mujer solamente"

(The president is doing a good job with no support of the congress and things are getting better! And yes I am Catholic, but I support unions of all good people regardless of their sexuality and I have never had an abortion but I believe it is soley a woman who should choose whether to have one.)

At that point, and this is the weird kicker and the reason I took the time out of my day to write this really; The Romney canvasser then said,

"Pero señora el señor RRONGNEY tiene una familia muy linda. Obama no. Obama tuvo un padre boracho y una madre que no lo queria!"

(but mam Mr RRONGNEY has a beautiful family. Obama doesn't. Obama had a father who was a drunk and a mother who did not love him!)

At this point mom says she wanted to say "horrores" to the woman, but she characteristically kept her cool and dignity and replied

"Senora yo nunca escuche esa historia, pero si es verdad, hasta mas admiracion tengo para el Presidente por haber superado todo eso. Ahora me despido, buenas noches, y arriba Obama"

(Mam I never heard that story, but if it is true, I have even more admiration for the President for rising above all that. Now I have to let you go, good night, and up with Obama!)

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