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We Are the 99%

tim minchinThe #Occupy protests raging all across this country are simply about how money, torrents of corporate cash, is driving the American political process. It's primary goal being to further enrich the top 1% and dispossessing everyone else.

But how could this measly 1% manage to get enough votes to gain that sort of political power?

It's all about percentages.

About 30 years ago the GOP and its corporate brethren decided to put all of their political eggs into one statistical basket. They looked for issues that the public felt strongly about and subsequently wooed the larger demographic. That's why they're now outwardly the party of guns, god, and white people. Inwardly they're the party of Screwing the 99%.

Its inevitable incarnation is the armed, racist Tea Partiers we saw dominating the conservative news cycle leading up to the 2010 mid-term elections, a Redneck Constituency that's only too happy to take the opportunity to screw over a minority, even if it means screwing themselves in the process. They feel it's unfair for "others" to expect good schools and accessible health care... forgetting that they, themselves, are in the same economic boat. (I.E., most federal aid goes to red states.)

But as long as Democrats support all faiths and not just one, restrict access to guns generally used in warfare, and feel that all Americans deserve the chance to pursue their happiness, rather than just the melanine-challenged, then the Redneck Majority will see to it that we're all noseless in their spiteful Paradise.

I invite you to read more about this false divide.



=Lefty=

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Republican Job Creation Update

john boehner"We're going to have a relentless focus on creating jobs." - John Boehner, February 10, 2011.

The following is #96 in a list of Republican job creation activities since they gained control of the House in 2011. None, sad to say, have yet to result in one, single new job.

(96) 10-12-2011: Hey! Look at that! The GOP voted down President Obama's jobs bill. Good thing they had another jobs bill of their own ready to.... Oh, they didn't? Really? What a shock.

NOTE: As a result of an unexpected wave of enthusiasm the Republican Job Creation update now has its own web site. It will remain on the FLS but a web site of its own will raise its visibility on the 'net as we progress towards the critical 2012 elections. And I thank you for your support.

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Dump Fox News

Fox News Lies!And what manner of lie is Fox News spewing today? Why report on Occupy Wall Street honestly when you can shill for a new Conservative astroturf group?

Click here to help Drop Fox from your cable system.


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Today's Google Chow.

God: "Pardon me, but do you have a book called 'Creation for Dummies'?"

Librarian: "Yes, but it's a reserved copy so you can only have it for seven days."

god: "Okay, I'll bite... what's a 'day'?"