Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Maybe It Will Keep You Out Of The Camps

The Teabagger Socialist-Free Purity Pledge

I, ________________________________, do solemnly swear to uphold the principles of a socialism-free society and heretofore pledge my word
that I shall strictly adhere to the following:

I will complain about the destruction of 1st Amendment Rights in this
country, while I am duly being allowed to exercise my 1st Amendment Rights.

I will complain about the destruction of my 2nd Amendment Rights in
this country, while I am duly being allowed to exercise my
2ndAmendment rights by legally but brazenly brandishing unconcealed
firearms in public.

I will foreswear the time-honored principles of fairness, decency, and
respect by screaming unintelligible platitudes regarding tyranny,
Nazi-ism, and socialism at public town halls.

Also.I pledge to eliminate all government intervention in my life.

I will abstain from the use of and participation in any socialist goods andservices including but not limited to the following:
* Social Security*
Medicare/Medicaid*
State Children's Health Insurance Programs (SCHIP)*
Police, Fire, and Emergency Services*
US Postal Service*
Roads and Highways*
Air Travel (regulated by the socialist FAA)*
The US Railway System*
Public Subways and Metro Systems*
Public Bus and Lightrail Systems*
Rest Areas on Highways* Sidewalks*
All Government-Funded Local/State Projects (e.g., see Iowa2009federal senateappropriations--
http://grassley.senate.gov/issues/upload/Master-Approps-73109.pdf)*
Public Water and Sewer Services (goodbye socialist toilet, shower,dishwasher, kitchen sink, outdoor hose!)*
Public and State Universities and Colleges*
Public Primary and Secondary Schools*
Sesame Street*
Publicly Funded Anti-Drug Use Education for Children*
Public Museums*
Libraries*
Public Parks and Beaches*
State and National Parks*
Public Zoos*
Unemployment Insurance*
Municipal Garbage and Recycling Services*
Treatment at Any Hospital or Clinic That Ever Received Funding From
Local, State or Federal Government (pretty much all of them)*
Medical Services and Medications That Were Created or Derived FromAny Government Grant or* Research Funding (again, pretty much all of them)*
Socialist Byproducts of Government Investment Such as Duct Tape and Velcro (Nazi-NASA Inventions)*
Use of the Internets, email, and networked computers, as the DoD'sARPANET was the basis for subsequent computer networking*
Foodstuffs, Meats, Produce and Crops That Were Grown With, Fed With,Raised With or That Contain Inputs From Crops Grown With GovernmentSubsidies*
Clothing Made from Crops (e.g. cotton) That Were Grown With or ThatContain Inputs From Government Subsidies*
If a veteran of the government-run socialist US military, I will forego my VA benefits and insist on paying for my own medical care
I will not tour socialist government buildings like the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

I pledge to never take myself, my family, or my children on a tour of
the following types of socialist locations, including but not limited to:*
Smithsonian Museums
such as the Air and Space Museum or Museum ofAmerican History*
The socialist Washington, Lincoln, and Jefferson Monuments*
The government-operated Statue of Liberty*
The Grand Canyon*
The socialist World War II and Vietnam Veterans Memorials*
The government-run socialist-propaganda location known as ArlingtonNational Cemetery*
All other public-funded socialist sites, whether it be in my state
or in Washington, DC
I will urge my Member of Congress and Senators to forego their
government salary and government-provided healthcare.
I will oppose and condemn the government-funded and therefore
socialist military of the United States of America.
I will boycott the products of socialist defense contractors such as
GE, Lockheed-Martin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, General Dynamics,Raytheon,
Humana, FedEx, General Motors, Honeywell, and hundreds of
others that are paid by our socialist government to produce goods for
our socialist army.
I will protest socialist security departments such as the Pentagon,
FBI, CIA, Department of Homeland Security, TSA, Department of Justice
and their socialist employees.
Upon reaching eligible retirement age, I will tear up my socialist
Social Security checks.
Upon reaching age 65, I will forego Medicare and pay for my own
private health insurance until I die.

SWORN ON A BIBLE AND SIGNED THIS DAY OF ____________ IN THE YEAR ______________.

__________________________

___________________________
Signed Printed Name/Town and State

Sunday, October 25, 2009

No Pig Juices For Me

Wouldn't Use It Exclusively, But I'm Not Vaccinating:
http://www.richardccook.com/2009/10/23/swine-flu-is-meditation-the-best-medication/
The materialistic outlook has even taken over the practice of psychiatric medicine. If a person is depressed, disturbed, anxious, or unhappy, don’t look at the possible causes in that person’s outlook, environment, diet, habits, addictions, or value system. Just give them an anti-depressent or even an anti-psychotic. Never mind that these drugs may just suppress symptoms or even reduce the person to almost a vegetative state. On the surface, at least, they seem to be “getting better” or at least causing less trouble!

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Hometown, USA

Please Help Stop This Insanity:
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2009/oct2009/suic-o20.shtml
A National Guard soldier home on a 15-day leave from the war in Afghanistan committed suicide in a Muncie, Indiana, movie theater October 12.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

News Roundup

Insert Head Into Ass:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/oct/17/david-hare-decade-9-11
Every period throws up its own favoured means of mass distraction, but you're going to have to pull every history book off the shelf to find a distraction quite as nothing-to-do-with-anything as the US invasion of Iraq.

Direct Action Gets The Goods:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/6342115/Free-coats-hoax-sparks-riot-in-US-clothing-store.html
An American woman has sparked a riot at a shop selling winter coats after she pulled up outside in a limousine and announced that she had won the lottery and would pay for everyone's purchases.

I Love These People More And More:
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/asia/article6875642.ece
Japan will withdraw its naval ships from their support role in the war in Afghanistan, in the first concrete sign of the new government’s willingness to say no to the United States.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Warfare as a "job" = STRESS

Absurdistan:
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/Afghanistan/article6865359.ece
American soldiers serving in Afghanistan are depressed and deeply disillusioned, according to the chaplains of two US battalions that have spent nine months on the front line in the war against the Taleban.

Friday, October 9, 2009

Nobel Peace Poop

15 years of Federal monitorship helps clean up the union:
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny_crime/2009/10/05/2009-10-05_secret_den_of_vice.html?print=1&page=all#ixzz0TOHwUh9N
Federal agents seized the drugs, said to include quantities of the highly addictive prescription painkiller OxyContin, and a stun gun while executing a search warrant Sept. 24, a union spokesman confirmed.


Friday night, Oct. 2, 2009

In what should have been a packed house, Cindy Sheehan spoke to less than 15 people at the Overland Community Center Friday night. The St. Louis anti-war movement, including IOW, Peace Economy Project, UFPJ, VFP, AFSC and others, refused to mobilize it's members to welcome this woman. Cindy has worked tirelessly for the withdrawal of U.S. military forces from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, the Persian Gulf, Somalia and elsewhere.

Cindy gave an excellent talk and was inspiring as well as energizing. In the past, these same local “anti-war” groups couldn't get enough of Cindy.Why now the lack of welcome from the St. Louis Peace Movement? Why did these same organizations which hosted an all-day seminar grading President Obama's first 100 days, giving him passing grades, choose not to recognize our sister, Gold Star Mother and outspoken peace activist? They were most certainly notified in advance, and there weren't any conflicting events.The answer? Cindy Sheehan is not a member of the Democratic Party. This is the same party that gave us the wars in Korea, Vietnam, eight dead ly years of sanctions against the people of Iraq, war in the Balkans, the escalation of death/destruction in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and possibly Iran and Somalia. Remember it was a Democrat who authorized the only use in history, of atomic weapons.

Instead, Cindy ran for the U.S. Senate CA. on the Peace and Freedom Party's ticket. Friday night, Cindy was asked what person she admired most. Cindy's answer was, "Cynthia McKinney". As we all know, Ms. McKinney, a former Congresswoman from Grorgia, was driven out of office by pro-war Democrats, the DNC and the AIPAC lobby. After Hurricane Katrina displaced thousands of working class people in New Orleans, Cynthia McKinney unhesitatingly went to help. When the Free Gaza Movement sent cargo ships to Palestine to break the genocidal blockade of Gaza by Israel, Cynthia McKinney answered the call!But we also know that Cynthia McKinney ran for President on the Green Party ticket. She is no longer a member of the Democratic Party---having learned the lesson first-hand that standing up for principles cannot and will not be tolerated by corporate and imperial interests. The history of the Democratic Party is a history of betrayal and heartbreak for the working class, people of color, and those who sincerely want to implement a “progressive agenda” in America.

Anti-War acti vists need to support each other despite political differences.But the political differences themselves answer the questions posed at the beginning of this letter. Cindy Sheehan supported Ms. McKinney for President rather than Barak Obama. Mr. Obama's pro war stance made it impossible for Cindy to give him any support. As the war drums grow louder from the Pentagon and the White House, the peace movement appears to be stagnant. Rather than depending on the majority of American people opposed to the ongoing wars, the Peace Movement appealed to elected officials (Democratic Party). The Guantanamo Death and Torture Camp remains open as do all of the secret prisons used around the world in the West's war on Islam (war on terror). The attack on civil liberties continuation of the USA PATRIOT ACT, warrant-less surveillance, indefinite detentions, the failure to recognize the World Court... nothing has changed.

As the Obama Administration continues to threaten the Islamic Republic of Iran for developing nuclear power for peaceful purposes, we come ever closer to more destruction. This, at a time we need construction of our infrastructure and manufacturing to put people back to work. Don't leave it to the Democratic Party prostitutes to bring our troops home. Sobukwe Shakura of the All African People's Revolutionary Party said it best at a panel discussion in Atlanta on Sept. 24th: "President Obama leads a racist imperialist system whose failure is obvious and cannot be reformed. It can only survive with the exploitation of people here and rape of people abroad. The conditions of our people have not changed.

Timothy Kaminski
Islamic International Movement

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

International Labor News #3

Great (???) Britian:

http://counterpunch.org/milne09302009.html

The walkouts were all illegal. Under British anti-union laws, introduced by the Thatcher government and retained by New Labor, solidarity action is banned.

Monday, October 5, 2009

For Your Listening Pleasure

Celebrate The Change Of Seasons
http://www.rumormillnews.com/cgi-bin/forum.cgi?read=157281
Chet Baker (trumpet) Paul Desmond (alto Saxomophone) Ron Carter (contrabass) Hubert Laws (flute) Bob James (electric piano) Steve Gadd (drums) Autumn Leaves TRT 7:04

Friday, October 2, 2009

O Is For Angst

One Winner, The Rest, Losers:
http://chicago.indymedia.org/newswire/display/87670/index.php
Moreover, a recent Chicago Tribune poll found that more Chicagoans opposed the bid than supported it – 47% to 45% – and a whopping 84% oppose using any public money to support the games.