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Democrats Ramshield Donating Member (90 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-15-11 06:40 PM
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He is the poster boy for brainwashed right wing America. An American expat's view from the E.U.
He is the poster boy for brainwashed right wing America. An American expat's view from the E.U.
by Democrats Ramshield

As an American Expat living in the European Union here is another point of view that asks why is right wing America brainwashed in to believing that worker exploitation is a badge of pride instead of a badge of shame!

In the E.U. this man is the poster boy for brainwashed right wing America where by way of a de facto economic Stockholm syndrome, victims identify with their oppressors and as a badge of pride, working to protect those from criticism who have kidnapped them economically and held their future hostage for ransom.

As someone who holds a M.B.A. degree in Marketing I have been trained to recognize this as nothing more than the right wing class warfare marketing of propaganda!

Please ask yourself how tolerant is he of the homeless, the long-term unemployed, or the disabled?


Just because he with that steely eyed gaze says he doesn't blame Wall Street doesn't mean we can't. We aren't brainwashed he is. Is his reaction to denigrate the weaker members of society? If so that doesn't have to be our reaction. In America though we are surrounded by economic intolerance yet we ourselves can be tolerant! We don't have to buy into brainwashed thinking telling us we are only good Americans if, we are economically exploited by Wall Street. Where in we are brought to the point of having to praise our very oppressors for overworking us without access to medical care.

(To further read this Daily Kos diary, please click on the link below.)
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/12/15/1044461/-He-is...
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tnlefty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-15-11 08:46 PM
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1. If you have access to Current TV, 'Two Americas' is on now...
It's a documentary about 2 families, one who has a lot of money, but think they don't have enough, and one family who lost their dream home in AL, moved to TX, and as the husband states something like..'I've always heard that if you can't find a job in TX, then you ain't lookin'', well the job opportunities are for lower wages than what he was making, and that wasn't much. His family has been on unemployment and food stamps, but their day to day struggles are documented, and it is sad.

The film crew is there to document this asshole watching Faux News covering the republican debate in which Newt Gingrich states that the government shouldn't be paying unemployment insurance to people who have been out of work for 99 weeks, just doing nothing. This asshole agrees with Newt, with never a thought about his 'sucking off the government teat, while he's been collecting unemployment and food stamps and being denied jobs.

I merely refer to them as Idiot America, can't help it...cue the Greenday song..
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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-16-11 03:12 AM
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2. Kicked and recommended.
This is the problem. Stupid and proud of it.
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Lasher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-16-11 04:23 AM
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3. I don't believe him.
He says he has no health care but as a former Marine, there's a good chance he qualifies for VA benefits. He says he worked 60-70 hours a week for 8 years to put himself through college. While he was in the military, why didn't he sign up to have them pay for his college education?

I call bullshit.
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classysassy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-20-11 12:13 AM
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4.  Keep them dumb and down on the farm
Rush Limbaugh and Fox news are the best investment the 1% ever made.
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