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McCamy Taylor

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Here is my fiction website: http://home.earthlink.net/~mccamytaylor/ My political cartoon site: http://www.grandtheftelectionohio.com/

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Trump Uses His "Gangster-Tactics" in Defense of Diarrhea, And to Hell With the Children

Yes, I know that the first thing that comes to mind when I mention "Trump" and "diarrhea" is diarrhea of the mouth. Or of the (tiny) fingertips. But it turns out that Trump seriously loves diarrhea. Especially diarrhea illness in third world babies, a leading cause of infant mortality in those countries. How do I know? Because his administration is trying to torpedo a world resolution in support of breast feeding. Using the "gangster-style" tactics that it earned it such great press in North Korea.

When global health officials gathered this spring for the World Health Assembly, they thought a resolution that would encourage breast-feeding would be one of the easiest items on their agenda. After all, its purpose was simple enough: recognizing decades of research that says breast milk is healthiest for babies and calling on countries should limit misleading marketing claims that state otherwise. But then the U.S. delegation got involved, and didn’t just oppose the resolution but began threatening countries that wanted to introduce the measure, reveals the New York Times.

The U.S. officials wanted delegates at the U.N.-affiliated World Health Assembly to tone down the resolution in what looked like an effort to side with manufacturers of infant formula. Specifically, they wanted the document to not include language that would call on countries to “protect, promote, and support breastfeeding” while also slashing calls to restrict marketing of food products that are seen as detrimental for young children.

Ecuador had planned to introduce the measure but after threats of economic retaliation it decided to drop the initiative. Advocates then began searching for another sponsor “but at least a dozen countries, most of them poor nations in Africa and Latin America, backed off, citing fears of retaliation,” reports the New York Times. Russia then took up the issue and decided to introduce the resolution. The American officials did not threaten Russia.

“We were astonished, appalled and also saddened,” said Patti Rundall, the policy director of the British advocacy group Baby Milk Action. “What happened was tantamount to blackmail.”


https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/07/trump-administration-shocks-global-health-officials-by-opposing-pro-breastfeeding-resolution.html

Breast mild is loaded with healthful antibodies to bolster the baby's resistance to infection. Plus, since no tap water (or creek water or polluted lake water) is used as with formula, there is no chance that the baby will become infected with one of the pathogens that can easily dehydrate and kill a tiny human. So, anyone who opposes a resolution supporting breast feeding, must be worried about the negative consequences that it will have on diarrhea illness. Poor diarrhea bugs. They never get a break. And anyone who is willing to use blackmail and other "gangster-tactics" against breast feeding must have a serious hard-on for diarrhea.

Hmm. Could it be a fetish thing? Do we have something worse than the "pee tape" to look forward to?

Ok, enough humor. We all know who hates breast milk. The manufacturers of formula. And the biggest, meanest, baddest manufacturer of formula is based out of Switzerland. I am talking about Nestle. And guess who was at the Big Business meeting with Trump this year? Mark Schneider, CEO of Nestle.

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/remarks-president-trump-dinner-european-business-leaders/

Nestle, as in the company that the federal government continues to allow to pump water from federal forests in California despite that state's drought. Did you know that Nestles has a huge business selling bottled water that it gets for free? Just kidding. Nothing is ever "free." Obviously someone's palm is getting greased. Must be great being president and getting to sell someone else's water for a small kickback. Or kill third world children for money. But it is never enough, not if you are Trump. No wonder he wants to give himself the power to impose new tariffs on any item imported into the US, the so called "FART Act" (so much scat! Did he suffer from traumatic potty training as a child?). Though a long shot, the FART Act would provide the Trump family with a steady stream of bribes, at a time when they really need to make some money, their days in the White House being numbered.

Now, to be fair to Trump I don't think that he hates babies. Not even third world babies. I just think he loves money so much that he would rip a child from its mother's arms and ignore its tears if someone paid him enough money for the right to foster that child for $700 a day. And I think that he will turn a blind eye to deaths like this:



If there is money in it for him. Offer him enough cash and he will even whip out his infamous "gangster-tactics" to make sure that those third world babies drink their diarrhea pathogen laden formula--for the good of the Swiss economy and the Trump family bank account.





P.S.Since Nestles is going to object to being told that its product promotes third world infant diarrhea and kills babies, I will now post some links to stuff that everyone who has not been living in a cave for the last one hundred years knows. I am not trying to insult anyone's intelligence. I just know how these forums work, and someone from the infant formula industry is going to show up demanding proof that breast feeding prevents diarrhea. Here goes. Death by expert reliable peer reviewed research:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4036098/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20196384

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9133818
Posted by McCamy Taylor | Sun Jul 8, 2018, 06:26 PM (8 replies)

"Do You Have Any Idea How Much I Earn on Immigrants?...They Are More Profitable Than Drugs."

The speaker is Salvatore Buzzi, caught on tape bragging about how easy it was to make money by pretending to house and feed Italy's immigrants, many of whom had actually fallen into the hands of sex traffickers or been recruited as low wage laborers or forced to work for criminal organizations.

When asylum requests are rejected, applicants have one chance to appeal. If they fail, they are given a slip of paper that says they have five days to leave the country, but no means to do so. Torn-up shreds of those papers are a common sight in the ditches beside the road near the centre. Those turned down are easy bait for criminal gangs working inside the camps, who get paid for providing mafia groups with illegal cheap labour, running drugs and arms or working in the many industries those groups have infiltrated.

In 2014, an investigation known as “Mafia Capitale” found that a criminal group had been running Rome’s municipal government for years. The group, which prosecutors defined as a mafia-style association, had siphoned off millions of euros intended to fund public services. The group had also infiltrated asylum centres across the country, buying and selling names and details of migrants who had long disappeared, in order to keep the per-person state funding coming.


https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/feb/01/migrants-more-profitable-than-drugs-how-mafia-infiltrated-italy-asylum-system

The United States is not so different from Italy. Right now, a bunch of organized criminals disguised as businessmen and politicians are making out like bandits thanks to immigrants.

https://www.npr.org/2017/11/21/565318778/big-money-as-private-immigrant-jails-boom

The two largest private corrections corporations, GEO Group and CoreCivic, each gave $250,000 to Trump's inaugural festivities.

The Obama administration took the extraordinary step of phasing out contracts with private prisons that house immigrants convicted of crimes committed in the U.S. The Justice Department found these prisons fall short on safety and security, and are no cheaper than those run by the federal government.

Since Trump took office, the Bureau of Prisons has restored those contracts.

And ICE is proposing five new private detention centers — in Detroit, Chicago, St. Paul, Salt Lake City and south Texas.


What the fuck, you will probably ask after you read the article above. Immigrants come here to work. To contribute to the economy. And instead, we, the taxpayers of the United States, are being asked to pay billions to Trump donors to incarcerate them in for profit prisons where they will labor for $1 a day. That is work that some American citizen will not be doing. And the people who own these prisons--let's call them what they are, the organized criminals who own these prisons---will be paid generously to enslave human beings. It's a crime against humanity as well as grand theft larceny. It is Italy all over again. Because immigrants are more profitable than drugs.

Do not be fooled by pundits who tell you that Trump's immigration policies are intended to energize the base. Trump does not have "policies." He has investment strategies. Trump has only ever cared about one thing--money. And immigrants in the United States, as in Italy, provide an easy way for criminals disguised as businessmen to make a killing.

The people who victimize immigrants only pretend to support the views of xenophobes like those who belong to Stormfront. Anti-immigrant violence makes it easier for the criminals to take advantage of immigrants. Anti-immigrant sentiment means that no one gives a damn when an immigrant is abused, murdered. In fact, these criminals--like the criminals associated with Donald Trump--- love immigrants. Their labor is cheap. They can be beaten, robbed, raped and if they try to complain, they can be threatened with deportation. They can be fed pig slops that a US citizen prison inmate would call cruel and unusual punishment--and the organized criminal can bill the government for fillet mignon. Their kids can be snatched---a for profit adoption costs up to $40,000 in this country.

This is not an ideological battle. This is human trafficking. Slavery. Exploitation. Of men, women and yes, children. And it is going on in our backyards.

Posted by McCamy Taylor | Sun Jul 8, 2018, 03:11 AM (6 replies)

Why Did North Korea Make a Fool of Trump? Because China Told It To

Q: What country is North Korea's biggest trade partner? What country gives it more aid and has more influence on it than any other country in the world?

A: China. Of course

Q: What country's economy relies upon a robust US consumer economy and minimal trade barriers?

A: Lots of countries, but the biggest and most powerful is China. And Putin and Russia made it clear from day one that they intended to drive us (and most of the nations of western Europe) into the shitter so that Russia could rule the world with its nukes. Which is not good for China.

In 2016, I posed the question "If you put Trump and China in a cage match, who wins?" Apparently, I got it wrong. Putin is not the winner. China is the winner. China got North Korea to lure Trump with the promise of talks that would establish him as a world class leader. And then, afterwards, North Korea called Trump a mobster. Or rather "gangster-like". Ouch. And now the New York Times gets to have a big headline proclaiming that Trump's administration is "gangster-like".

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/07/world/asia/mike-pompeo-north-korea-pyongyang.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=first-column-region®ion=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

Way to go, China!



Oh, and to all the dudes and dudettes at Stormfront, your man just got played like a hayseed by non Aryans. Master race, my ass.



Posted by McCamy Taylor | Sat Jul 7, 2018, 10:53 PM (7 replies)

One Hundred Billion Dollars: The Value of the US Born Kids of Asylum Seekers to the Mob

Wonder why anyone would want to send home asylum seekers back to places like Haiti or Honduras or El Salvador where they will be killed? Especially when they have a combined total of 275,000 US born children? Whom they will definitely not want to take home due to the fact that no parent wants to see their child murdered by a death squad. Meaning that if you decide specifically to revoke the visas of those who have fled violence (as opposed to those with work visas) then you have decided specifically to split up families and force parents to leave their kids behind.

Why? Why would Trump and his mobster friends want to break up families? Just to be mean? Yes, he is Scrooge crossed with the Grinch, but this is about lot more than energizing the base at Stormfront. This is about what Trump and his organized crime buddies love best---money.

The for profit adoption industry has fallen on hard times. Foreign countries have made it all but impossible for these baby brokers to snatch children and sell them in the US.

Now, Trump is going to give them access to 275,000 children. All of them English speakers. At the going rate of $40,000 per adopted child, that is a potential windfall of $11,000,000,000.

And then there are the for profit prisons--sorry, for profit foster facilities like those affiliated with Education Secretary Betsy De Vos that charge the government $700 per night to "care" for these kids--that means each child is worth $255,500 a year until they turn 18. Now, this scam won't last beyond the Trump administration, but say that each of those for profit prison/foster programs keeps each child for two years with the federal government paying the tab. If all 275,000 were to go into their "care" that could make the kids worth as much as $140,000,000,000---$140 billion!

Parents are about to be killed and their children are about to be orphaned so that organized criminals can make a windfall at US taxpayer expense. Some of these kids will go to pedophiles. Some will be forced into prostitution. Many will become little more than slaves. And even the ones who are loved and cared for will have to live with the loss/brutal deaths of their parents.

Draining the swamp? Trump and his mob buddies have turned the swamp into the fucking Le Brea Tar Pits--and once caught, these kids will never get out.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/mirah-riben/adoption-crimes-and-corru_b_6467540.html

https://www.snopes.com/news/2018/06/26/bethany-christian-services-family-separation-betsy-devos/
Posted by McCamy Taylor | Sat Jul 7, 2018, 02:43 PM (42 replies)

Trump's Rats Jumping Ship---Are Trump's Days as an FBI Informant Coming Back to Bite Him?

Mueller must have something really bad on Trump. This is the only way to make sense of the way that folks like Flynn and now Cohen have made a big deal about flipping in Trump. Witnesses flipping reluctantly to keep themselves out of jail would not get on TV to brag to the whole world that they are flipping. In the world of organized crime that makes them "snitches".

But after talking to Mueller and team, Trump associates want the world to know that they are disavowing Trump. They want the world to know that they are doing their part to save America---

From what? What does Mueller have on Trump that is so bad that Trump's associates think that it is better to be labelled a "snitch" than to continue to associate with him? It can't just be a pee tape. It must be something much, much worse than that.

Possibilities: Trump does business with child pornographers. Trump has been caught on tape doing stat rape. Trump is a long time FBI informant Trump committed treason for a buck, acting as a middle man in arm sales to enemy nations with whom we were at war. Trump's family is engaged in human trafficking. All of the above.

Obviously, I think that it is Trump's history as an FBI informant that is going to come back to haunt him. The FBI must have all kinds of dirt on him---people like Trump inform in order to save their own skins. The FBI can not come forward directly with evidence of the crimes that they covered up for Trump when he was informing for them. But they know what he did and all they have to do is find new evidence of the same crimes. And while they are at it, they can let the people Trump sent to jail know who they have to thank for their incarceration. Bandit Kings do not "snitch".

Did Trump "snitch"? Against whom? Why? What skeletons did he think were safely buried in his closet? Did Trump violate an immunity deal made with the FBI?

This Atlantic article about Trump's scandals may provide a few clues:

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/01/donald-trump-scandals/474726/

Note that despite his mob ties, Trump was never indicted---you have to smell a rat. And also note the undocumented immigrant women he brought to the US to work for his "Model Agency". Were they really models? Or was that a call girl operation? That is human trafficking.

Posted by McCamy Taylor | Tue Jul 3, 2018, 11:10 AM (1 replies)

Now, More than Ever, We ALL Need to Listen to Civil Rights Icons

Fifty years ago, Blacks had to march and picket and protest and get "uncivil" to get their vote counted.

This year, all of us are being targeted by the GOP "Block the Vote" machine. Expect to see white people in massive numbers stripped from voting list for the first time. Expect to see polling places in predominantly white, urban areas denied access to functioning machines. Expect to see lines of white folks waiting until midnight or later to cast a ballot. And poll watchers challenging whites--especially elderly whites---for the first time in their privileged lives. And vote tabulations that do not match the number of votes cast.

If you do not want be unpleasantly surprised in November, then you had better be prepared to become confrontational now. I say listen to Maxine Waters. She is better guide through what is ahead of us than many of her fellow "polite" Democrats.
Posted by McCamy Taylor | Sun Jul 1, 2018, 05:22 PM (0 replies)

Latest Trump Plan to Kill the VA

http://prospect.org/blog/tapped/trump-administration-moves-forward-on-va-privatization

The plans is simple. Say you want to prevent veteran suicides. Everyone in Congress will vote for that. Then, pass a law requiring the VA to use it’s existing budget to provide unlimited mental health care with the private sector psychiatrist of his or her choice with no VA oversight. That means if the nation’s psychiatrists want to start seeing veterans three times a week for intensive Freudian psychoanalysis the VA pays. If they want to prescribe rest cures at mental health spas for up to 12 months, the VA pays. And since none of the private sector mental health providers wants to have a patient commit suicide, everyone who has ptsd depression and other severe illnesses will be punted back to the VA which will have no money left to treat veterans in need because all of its money will go for private sector waste and fraud. No insurance plan in this nation provides unlimited any kind of care without oversight—-because it is a recipe for grand larceny (Trumps kind of business). We have all seen it with Medicare and Medicaid and they have strict oversight. What will happen when those who send in the bills do not have to prove that anything useful was done? A whole lot of money will be paid to people doing nothing.

If this goes through, the VA will quickly go bankrupt and veterans who rely upon its currently vast mental health service will have no help at all. Right now any veteran can walk into any VA mental health facility and be seen now. There is a well staffed 24 hour emergency line. There are social workers who will find you a place to stay. It is easy to get admitted for inpatient drug and alcohol rehab (try doing that with a private insurance plan)

I’ll bet that some enterprising Wall Street Bro somewhere is already setting up a chain of bogus mental health clinics designed to milk the VA for every dollar it has. Because that is the kind of value Trump stands for—-steal from those in need like our veterans and give to those who write big campaign deals nation checks.
Posted by McCamy Taylor | Thu Jun 28, 2018, 01:03 PM (5 replies)

Look Out DU: Trump Is Trying to Bury Evidence of Child Abuse by Holding on to the Victims

From the New York Times:

And a Health and Human Services official said that more than 2,300 children who have already been separated from their parents under the president’s “zero tolerance” policy will not be immediately reunited with their families while the adults remain in federal custody during their immigration proceedings.

“There will not be a grandfathering of existing cases,” said Kenneth Wolfe, a spokesman for the Administration for Children and Families, a division of the Department of Health and Human Services. Mr. Wolfe said the decision about the children was made by the White House, but he added, “I can tell you definitively that is going to be policy.”


https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/20/us/politics/trump-immigration-children-executive-order.html?WT.nav=top-news&action=click&clickSource=story-heading&hp&modref=HPCommentsRefer&module=a-lede-package-region&pgtype=Homepage®ion=top-news&target=comments

Why not? In signing the order, Trump has admitted that ripping these young children from the arms of their parents and tossing them into jail cells with no one to comfort them except snide, laughing ICE agents, no beds except blanket on the concrete floor, no one to change their diapers except other children-----he has admitted that this is wrong, and that American will not stand for it.

So, why is an official at Health and Human Services promising to hold on to the 2000 plus children who have already been kidnapped, psychologically and possibly even physically tortured?

I know why. They are afraid that a doctor may examine them. They are afraid that someone in child protective services may question them. They are scared that someone will uncover crimes--neglect, abuse--that were sanctioned by the highest officials in the Trump administration. And therefore, they plan to keep the children hidden until their bruises fade, until there is flesh on their bones again and until they either forget their trauma at the hands of ICE or are persuaded that if they talk about, they and their loved ones will be cast into hell. Or at least until after the midterm elections. Four more long months of suffering.

The cover up is beginning folks. I call upon Democratic members of Congress to demand to speak to these kidnap victims. I call upon state child protective service workers to do the same. Demand that the children be given back to the care of their parents. Demand that their home embassies be contacted, too, since as foreigners who have been victimized on US soil, they have a right to be represented by their own governments. These children are guilty of nothing except being children and therefore vulnerable in a battle being waged by vicious thugs who take delight in persecuting the weak.

It makes as much sense to leave these kids in jail as it would make to leave victims of the Holocaust in their concentration camps after the allied liberation. The innocent should not be made to suffer to cover up the crimes of the guilty.
Posted by McCamy Taylor | Wed Jun 20, 2018, 08:37 PM (1 replies)

Will criminal charges of child abuse be filed

Against ICE and the others who have neglected, abused and, in some cases “misplaced” (I.e sold) immigrant children? What about the 2000 Missing children? Will they be found or forgotten? This is not over anymore than a genocide is over when power changes hands. There still needs to be a reckoning, otherwise it could happen again, this time to YOUR children when you are hauled away in handcuffs for a political crime.
Posted by McCamy Taylor | Wed Jun 20, 2018, 05:19 PM (3 replies)

Get Your Wiccan On at Midsummer, June 21. Protect the Children.

Midsummer, the longest day of the year is approaching. This is the day when protection magics and magics aimed at change work best, so gather your bonfire making tools, your nine herbs, your coven (or friends , family, familiars) and meditate long and hard about how we the people of the United States who tried to form a more perfect union have instead ended up with kids in concentration camps.

Light a very real fire under the fascists. These guys do not think that they are superior for being "white". These folks hate themselves, feel little and weak and the only solace they know is stamping their great big jack boots down on the necks of tiny children of color. Do not pray for their destruction--they are destroying themselves from within already. Pray that they will wake up in time to reclaim their humanity, before their lives on this earth are over.

Love can move mountains if we just love hard enough.
Posted by McCamy Taylor | Tue Jun 19, 2018, 08:39 AM (3 replies)
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