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Tue Dec 23, 2014, 02:18 PM

7. Who is Jeff Shockey? An erudite blogger's POV...

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Dec. 20, 2014

The brazenness of our leaders and their corporate owners and OUR terminal stupidity never ceases to amaze me. I mean, did we not just go through national debates on torture, spying and similar abuses, along with the appropriate hand wringing from our leaders and promises to “do better”. Well, at the same time they were decrying these abuses, they were preparing to make Jeff Shockley the new Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. Who is Jeff Shockley? None other that the lobbyist for Blackwater, the top of the food chain for America’s wannabe Gestapo mercenary Corporations.

I have heard of the Fox guarding the henhouse, but the Corp/1% have even bigger balls than I had thought possible. Ahh…but if you read the article you will see who else Jeff represents. The infamous Koch Brothers. These boys have been buying America’s Republican leaders for sometime now and are the money men behind the Tea Party …..and Citizens United, the folks who just got their ability to spend unlimited amounts of money to get their lackeys elected expanded by the budget add ons that “kept our government running”. They used to try to hide their subversion and perversion of the Democratic process. Now they do not even care if you know.

So America, just how stupid are we as a people? We have a cadre of bozos from among us whining that the new overtures to Cuba will hinder their ability to achieve Democracy. They know so much about Cuba, but not that their own country is no longer a Democracy. It is not a Democracy when your choices for leaders have been vetted, bought and paid for by an elite monied minority. These same Americans defended our use of torture, yet point fingers at oppressive regimes. I guess it is ok to torture others, just not your own people. I would suggest it is a VERY short road from the first to the second, and the actions of our police across the land indicate we have started down that road.

Every time I think Americans are starting to come out of the daze they have been in and are beginning to see just how stupid the Corp/1% think we are, something like this happens. Then I realize, they just may be correct in their assumption we are cattle to be led and used at their whim and pleasure. The Corp/1% are smart, have an agenda and are bold in their actions….we are none of that. But I am one of the “terminally optimistic”. I keep believing we will shed our chains and demand what is right. But then again, I have to consider that the terminally optimistic just might be a dumber subset of the terminally stupid. I hope this is not the case.

SOURCE: http://theoracleonourmatrix.wordpress.com/2014/12/20/fool-us-once-shame-on-me-fool-us-1000-times-ok-so-exactly-how-far-do-you-want-us-to-bend-over/

Mo' info: http://link.nationalmemo.com/5390c0f9dd52b8141a0165e323im7.51mz/VJVWtEmOUt1aYhLiA7c9c

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