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THE WORD THAT CONSERVATIVE BLOGGERS DARE NOT MENTION

Posted in 2012 US ELECTION, AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM, AMERICANS AGAINST THE TEA PARTY, ANDREW BRIETBART, ARAB SPRING, BAIN CAPITAL, BIG LABOR, BIGOTRY, BIRTHERISM, CONSERVATIVE FEAR, CONSERVATIVE HYPOCRISY, CONSERVATIVE IGNORANCE, CONSERVATIVE NEWS, COUNTER-SHAI'TANISM, COUNTER-THEOCRACY, DREAM ACT, FRED SCHWARTZ OPINIONS, FREEDOM, GLBTQ RIGHTS, GLENN BECK, GOP MELTDOWN, HOW HELL WORKS, HOW THE RIGHT SEES THE 47%, HUMAN BEINGS, IN HINDSIGHT, IRAN, JENNIFER GRANHOLM, JIM HOFT, JOE SCARBOROUGH, JOURNALISM, JUSTICE, KOCH BROTHERS, MAINSTREAM MEDIA SHORT ATTENTION SPAN, MARK EDWARD NOONAN, MIKA BRZEZINSKI, MITT ROMNEY, MORNING JOE, OBAMACARE, OFFICE OF THE TORTURER GENERAL, PAUL RYAN, POLITICS, PRESIDENT OBAMA, RACE AND POLITICS IN AMERICA, RELIGIOUS RIGHT, ROCK THE SLUT VOTE, TEA PARTY, TECTONIC SHIFTS, THE AMERICAN TALIBAN, THE BAIN PROBLEM, THE CANCER OF HATE, THE GOP GENDER GAP, THE GREATER FOOL, THE IGNORANT TENTH, THE MATING HABITS OF CONSERVATIVES, THE WAR ON WOMEN, THEOCRACY, TODD AKIN, U.S. ECONOMY, VOTER SUPPRESSION, WELFARE REFORM LIES FROM THE RIGHT, WHITE PRIVILEGE, YOUR DAILY SIMPLIFICATION, ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE with tags , , , , on 26/09/2012 by Fredrick Schwartz, D.S.V.J., O.Q.H. [Journ.]

Every morning I awake and trudge to the office at my flat here in the 71st arondissment of Dis and turn on my computer. My hour or so of research before I head Uptown to the main office begins with conservative blogs. Gateway Pundit, Breitbart, RedState, Fox Nation and the Blaze. occasionally, I visit Atlas Shrugged and Malkin if I’m feeling particularly frisky.

This morning was no different than any other in an election year; I am looking for trends in the speech of the opposition. If you hadn’t noticed I’m a social and economic Progressive. Gotcha politics is easy for people who don’t think; making connections in how the opposition speaks to the issues is like panning for gold. This morning I found a really big shiny nugget in my pan.

The US economy is not really winning any gold medals right now. I’m a firm believer in the policies of Barack Obama will bring the economy out of its sluggishness sometime in Q2 2014 as our in house economic expert Carl Pryor has been saying for nearly three years. Actually, Pryor has pushed his full recovery date [Pryor measures this with the rate of unemployment being below 6%] back from Q3 2015 a few months ago when Romney became the de facto GOP nominee noting, “There’s no way this man will win and this being the case the Affordable care Act is in no jeopardy.” This makes me wonder though. If I were running as the challenger to a man that’s presiding over a nation that is since 1946 been used to having a wasteful abundance but finds itself in a employment challenge recovery I would be hammering the incumbent on his failure to create jobs.

There’s a problem with this though. Mitt Romney is the candidate. A man, who to quote one of the least intelligent men on the Internet, Mark Edward Noonan, has never been in the business of “make, mine and grow.” Now this distributist belief of Mark Edward Noonan isn’t a tongue in cheek homage to penis enlargement ads it’s really a tenet of his brand of Roman Catholicism. Romney is a very wealthy man and despite this there are going to be millions of people in that 47% about which the candidate cares nothing that are going to give him their vote because they would do anything to deny President Barack Obama a second term. The real problem here is that Romney doesn’t have a voice that can clearly state what he would do to give Americans the jobs they crave and need.

The nugget I panned this morning is that across the conservative blogosphere on the front pages there are only two mentions of the US economy. Out of a biblical torrent of words and images only two, The Blaze and RedState mention the word. Conversely, here at the Dis Brimstone Daily Pitchfork there are four mentions. Why is this? Well fellow traveler I will tell you! Romney’s wealth is a burden on his campaign. I know the man is a generous giver to charity but the word economy makes people think about taxes and tax rates. America is no longer a nation with an expanding middle class. While this isn’t Mitt Romney’s fault it is the fault of people who worked in the shadows of capitalism to make money out of the investment game. Lower middle class Americans have voted in their minds already. They like ObamaCare as it has been dubbed even if they won’t tell a pollster on their tracFone that they do.

Even now, the lovely and talented Mika Brzezinski and the erudite Joe Scarborough are shaking their heads at Romney trying to lead a “Romney Ryan!” cheer at a campaign stop. No one was cheering back. That’s because it is known that Romney doesn’t see America as being populated with people; he’s a human resources guy not a human beings guy. He hasn’t had the humanizing experience of having to come up from poverty and live outside of the US as anything other than an America citizen of privilege. Barack Obama, like him or not has been blessed with the ability because of his upbringing to meet people and talk to them as a living breathing Human being with a Soul. Mitt Romney isn’t connecting because when he meets a person he’s assessing their value to him.


In Hindsight

That is my take on why conservative bloggers are staying away from the economy; Romney’s wealth makes him an easy target for things like taxes so they dare not go there. Romney’s Internet surrogates would rather do the 1950s all over again conflating the anti-West uprisings in the Middle East with some foreign policy failure on Obama’s part. The news flash for Breitbart et al is that the people who would point and scream at this are already in the Romney fold. There are still roughly 7% of voters who haven’t made up their mind and many of them are in places like Ohio, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia; states that Romney currently trails in and must win to achieve the Oval Office. If Romney doesn’t change his tack and stop pandering to the white male bigots who hate Obama not based on policy but based on his race he will not only cost himself the White House but possibly cost his party the Senate and put the House back in play. If Romney does tack to the center, he will become the 21st century incarnation of a Republican Walter Mondale. The GOP will fracture by 2014 into an establishment party and those who will blame the establishment for not running conservative enough candidates. In this case a three party system will become a one party state in two election cycles. Democrats will own the House in perpetuity after the recovery of 2014 because TEA Party politics will demand a harder shift to the Right and that is a recipe for disaster for the unicorn of American politics–the Republican moderate.

Pax Terra!

Fredrick Schwartz, D.S.V.J., O.Q.H [Journ.]
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MITT ROMNEY IS A POLITICAL AMATEUR; PASTOR TERRY JONES AND SAM BACILE SHOULD BE ARRESTED FOR DEPRAVED INDIFFERENCE

Posted in 2012 US ELECTION, AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM, ARAB SPRING, BAIN CAPITAL, BIGOTRY, BLOGS 4 VICTORY, CONSERVATIVE FEAR, CONSERVATIVE HYPOCRISY, CONSERVATIVE IGNORANCE, CONSERVATIVE NEWS, CONSERVATIVE VIOLENCE, COUNTER-SHAI'TANISM, COUNTER-THEOCRACY, FASCISM, FEARSPEAK, GOP MELTDOWN, HOW HELL WORKS, JOURNALISM, JUSTICE, KOCH BROTHERS, LAAL HETHRI, MARK EDWARD NOONAN, MITT ROMNEY, MORNING JOE, MURDER, NEWSBUSTERS, OFFICE OF THE TORTURER GENERAL, PASTOR TERRY JONES, POLITICS, POOR WHITE TRASH, PRESIDENT OBAMA, RACE AND POLITICS IN AMERICA, RELIGIOUS RIGHT, RUSH LIMBAUGH, SAM BACILE, SARAH BLOCH OPINIONS, SARAH PALIN, SOCIAL MEDIA FAIL, TEA PARTY, TEA PARTY VIOLENCE, TERRORISM, THE BAIN PROBLEM, THE CANCER OF HATE, THE GREATER FOOL, THE IGNORANT TENTH, THE MATING HABITS OF CONSERVATIVES, THEOCRACY, WE DON'T HAVE TO MAKE THIS SHIT UP, WHITE PRIVILEGE, WORLD NET DAILY with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 12/09/2012 by sarahbloch

An Internet video little seen in the United States, but promoted by Qu’ran burning Pastor Terry Jones, which depicts the Prophet Muhammad [qcpn!] as a paedophile, has sparked widespread violence in North Africa. The violence in Benghazi, Libya has lead to the death of United States Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens in a rocket propelled grenade attack. Yesterday being 11 September, was a political press embargo day for both GOP candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama, out of respect for those who lost their lives in the terror attacks eleven years ago.

When the cause of the violence in Cairo and Benghazi became known The White House remained silent seeking to gain more details about the scaling of the embassy walls in Cairo and the armed violence in Benghazi. The United States Embassy in Cairo issued the following statement prior to the violence in an effort to defuse anger about the film:

The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims – as we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions. Today, the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, Americans are honoring our patriots and those who serve our nation as the fitting response to the enemies of democracy. Respect for religious beliefs is a cornerstone of American democracy. We firmly reject the actions by those who abuse the universal right of free speech to hurt the religious beliefs of others

This statement was directed at Sam Bacile, a 52 year old Israeli-American real estate developer who wrote, filmed and produced the Muslim bashing film The Innocence of Muslims. However, the Romney campaign decided that this would be a golden opportunity, on 11 September a day of mourning for patritotic conservatives to attack the Obama administration for being “weak on Islam.” The Romney campaign issued this statement, which it states should have been held until 1 miniute after midnight this morning:

“It’s disgraceful that the Obama administration’s first response was not to condemn attacks on our diplomatic missions, but to sympathize with those who waged the attacks.”

This of course is chateaubriand with a rasher of bacon to the far right who are already in the Romney camp. Romney’s advisors miscalculated horribly, which is what political amateurs do, because the above statement was issued before it was known the ambassador and three others had been killed. This is not a gaffe it is political incompetence on the part of the Romney campaign as it was released to attack President Obama on 11 September. Are you listening undecided American voter? These are the people who want to drown America in another war of choice, this time with Iran, with no clear exit strategy. Haven’t you seen that movie before?

The Obama campaign responded to the Romney campaign early this morning in the form of an e-mail sent by campaign spokesman Ben LaBolt:

“We are shocked that, at a time when the United States of America is confronting the tragic death of one of our diplomatic officers in Libya, Gov. Romney would choose to launch a political attack.”

Sam Bacile, who is allegedly in hiding in fear of his life, has made no statements but Pastor Terry Jones vows to continue to press on and show clips of this obscure yet fatal film. This is the pastor’s right, but he has to keep in mind, in light of the events in Benghazi and Cairo that bigoted actions can have a brutal cost, globally, in the digital age. I would say that inciting people to riot and do violence is a crime and because of this Sam Bacile and Pastor Terry Jones are responsible by their incitement of those offended by this “film” and they both should be arrested and charged with depraved indifference. Both men sought this sort of violence and they sought fame in their communities for being so vehemently anti-Islam. They should now both reap what they have sown.

Qu’ul cuda praedex nihil!

Sarah Bloch, D.S.V.J., J.F., O.Q.H [Jur.]
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QUOTE OF THE DAY: AN EXPLANATION OF HOW AMERICAN CONSERVATISM WAS BUILT

Posted in 2012 US ELECTION, BIGOTRY, BIRTHERISM, CONSERVATIVE FEAR, CONSERVATIVE HYPOCRISY, CONSERVATIVE IGNORANCE, CONSERVATIVE NEWS, CONSERVATIVE VIOLENCE, COUNTER-THEOCRACY, JAN BREWER, JIM HOFT, MITT ROMNEY, PAT BUCHANAN, PAUL RYAN, POLITICS, PRESIDENT OBAMA, QUOTE OF THE DAY, RACE AND POLITICS IN AMERICA, RELIGIOUS RIGHT, RICK SANTORUM, SARAH BLOCH OPINIONS, SARAH PALIN, TEA PARTY, TEA PARTY VIOLENCE, THE BAIN PROBLEM, THE CANCER OF HATE, THE IGNORANT TENTH, THE MATING HABITS OF CONSERVATIVES, THE WAR ON WOMEN, THEOCRACY, THEY EXPLAIN IT ALL, TODD AKIN, VOTER SUPPRESSION, WELFARE REFORM LIES FROM THE RIGHT, WHITE HOUSE DOSSIER, WHITE PRIVILEGE, WORLD NET DAILY with tags , , , on 23/08/2012 by sarahbloch

Last night our Boss Cavalor Epthith found himself in a heated debate with a Mouvranian conservative MP from Sheol E Jack Hanratty about the comments made about rape by Rep Todd Akin R MO-2. Hanratty was clear in his defense and was even by the standards of TV here in Hell a bit harsh to the Boss. In the end Cavalor leaned forward and offered this as the origins of the ideology of the American Conservative circa 2012:

“I want to be clear on where I see current American conservatism coming from. Stupidity is a bartender at a bar called the Echo Chamber. This bartender over serves his best customer, Bigotry, drinks of 100 proof hate. Bigotry sits at the bar lamenting to Stupidity that he has not had sex with his wife in years and in walks Ignorance and her twin sister Intolerance. By closing time these two unattractive but willing sisters appear to be goddesses to Bigotry but they aren’t willing to share their bodies for nothing and they need a place to make their trade. So Bigotry takes the twin sisters to a hotel called Religion and he sets their pay for services in Lies on the nightstand and they spend a night engaged in the best sex Bigotry has ever had. A year later the twins are both back in the Echo Chamber pushing strollers Intolerance has a child called Family Values and Ignorance has a child she calls Anti-Intellectualism. Since Bigotry is married to a woman called Nationalism he builds them a house away from his exurban life and he names that house Conservatism.”

I hope every American gets to read this quote.

Qu’ul cuda praedex nihil!

Sarah Bloch, D.S.V.J., J.F., O.Q.H [Jur.]
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VIRGINIA STATE SENATOR LOUISE LUCAS D-PORTSMOUTH EXPLAINS IT ALL

Posted in 2012 US ELECTION, ABORTION RIGHTS, AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE ACT, AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM, AMERICANS AGAINST THE TEA PARTY, ANDREW BRIETBART, BIGOTRY, BLOGS 4 VICTORY, CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION IN AMERICA?, CONSERVATIVE FEAR, CONSERVATIVE HYPOCRISY, CONSERVATIVE IGNORANCE, CONSERVATIVE NEWS, CONSERVATIVE VIOLENCE, COUNTER-THEOCRACY, DREAM ACT, DRUDGE REPORT, FASCISM, FEARSPEAK, FREEDOM, GLBTQ RIGHTS, GOP MELTDOWN, HOMOPHOBIA, HOW HELL WORKS, JIM HOFT, JOURNALISM, JUSTICE, KOCH BROTHERS, LAAL HETHRI, MAINSTREAM MEDIA SHORT ATTENTION SPAN, MARK EDWARD NOONAN, MICHELE BACHMANN, MITT ROMNEY, NAACP, OBAMACARE, OCCUPY WALL STREET, OFFICE OF THE TORTURER GENERAL, POLITICS, PRESIDENT OBAMA, RACE AND POLITICS IN AMERICA, RACIAL VIOLENCE, RELIGIOUS RIGHT, ROCK THE SLUT VOTE, RUSH LIMBAUGH, SARAH PALIN, SHERIFF JOE ARPAIO, SHERIFF PAUL BABEAU, TEA PARTY, TEA PARTY VIOLENCE, TERRORISM, THE BAIN PROBLEM, THE BIG LIE ON PARADE, THE DAILY DOGGEREL, THE IGNORANT TENTH, THE MATING HABITS OF CONSERVATIVES, THE MEDITATORS, THE RICH STILL DIE, THE ULSTERMAN REPORT, THE WAR ON WOMEN, THEOCRACY, THEY EXPLAIN IT ALL, TINA ANDERSON, TRAYVON MARTIN MURDER CASE, U.S. ECONOMY, VIRAL VIDEO OF THE WEEK, VOTER SUPPRESSION, VULCA, WE DON'T HAVE TO MAKE THIS SHIT UP, WHITE HOUSE DOSSIER, WHITE PRIVILEGE, WORLD NET DAILY with tags , , , , , on 25/07/2012 by Majordomo Pain

Never have the Collective heard the issue of what is wrong with America put so very well. Virginia State Senator Louise Lucas D-Portsmouth [demographics] speaking on the John Fredricks Morning Show on WHKT AM 1650. Take a listen and tell us what you think.

After being called out for being racist by Senator Lucas, the conservative blogosphere is “outraged” on behalf of Mitt Romney. Breitbart tries to make the case that Lucas minced her words attempting to hide behind the word “fringe.” We, Ourselves disagree because the fringe among Republicans aren’t the vitriolic bigots, the haters of gays and blacks and Latinos– those bigots are the conservative base. The fringe in the GOP are the moderates who would like to find compromise on important issues and realize that the control issues and fearmongering do no good service to America as a nation.

Senator Lucas is the true American patriot here. In the end she spoke truth to bigotry in an age when bigotry is frowned upon as well it should be. The racists behind the curtain in the GOP, the modern day Grand Exalted Dragons of the Corporate Ku Klux Klan, the Koch Brothers, depend on both the petty and the hard bigotries of lower, middle and upper class whites that has been there in that political box since Nixon resigned from office in 1974. When Ronald Reagan ran for office he probed the box but he did not fully open it. He simply breathed some new life into that dark place but since the Right came to power in 1981 there was really no need to go back to the days of Klan marches in Washington DC as were seen in the 1920s.

Now with the election of the first person of color as Chief Executive in the United States after eight years of being conned by the neocons into thinking their religious, violent and bigoted beliefs held sway in the White House conservatives are engaging in what comes closest to a full throated racial slur campaign against a politcal opponent. We, Ourselves of the Collective denounce anyone who feels that based on the color of one’s skin they are superior to another. We denounce anyone who feels that they are morally superior because they are in a heterosexual relationship and that all same sex relationships degrade theirs in the eyes of a Deity. We denounce the idea that it is better to give the rich more billions of dollars in tax cuts in the hope that they will offer some begrudging alms to the American Middle Class as if those hard working Americans were an annoyance. We, Ourselves, denounce the idea that government should not restrict you from building an arsenal in your home but it should force you to carry a child to term.

We, Ourselves, of The Collective stand with Senator Lucas and each and every syllable that she spoke to John Fredricks because she was not only correct she has shone a blinding light in the eyes of bigots all across America no matter their social class.

Di lojti strixiûç!

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THE QUESTION NO ONE IS ASKING: WHO RUNS BAIN CAPITAL?

Posted in 2012 US ELECTION, BAIN CAPITAL, MITT ROMNEY, THE BAIN PROBLEM, THE MEDITATORS with tags , , , , on 18/07/2012 by Majordomo Pain

We, Ourselves, of The Collective rarely find a situation where We hare hovering in midair confused. The circumstances surrounding Mitt Romney’s association with Bain Capital is close to leaving a great percentage of Our Elements stunned to inaction, however. All the pundits on the left and conservatives who have called for Romney’s tax returns to be made public have missed the point. A far more simple question would be to ask, “Who has been the CEO of Bain Capital since 1999?”

From Securities and Exchange Commission filings that seems like a very simple question to answer. But, the problem here is that Mitt Romney says he had nothing to do with bain after February 1999 despite his signatures on SEC documents. Well, this builds to a conundrum because if Romney was not in charge of Bain Capital in 2000, 2001 and 2002, who was?

Even now the question of “Who runs Bain” is a difficult one to answer and gives little insight into who ran Bain from 1999 to 2002. Michael Ward is Bain Capital’s Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director and has been since 2003. Nowhere on the Bain site could We, Ourselves, find anything that showed an interim position held by anyone equal to Mr Ward’s current one. The only conclusion one can come to is that Mitt Romney was CEO from 1999-2002 and that if he delegated his duties to someone in his absence he needs to name that person and answer a new question, Why did this individual allow you to sign SEC documents under penalty of perjury?”

Qu’ul cuda praedex nihil!

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RUSH LIMBAUGH IS NOT STUPID BUT THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE HIM AND REPEAT HIS LIES ARE STUPID

Posted in 2012 US ELECTION, AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM, CONSERVATIVE HYPOCRISY, CONSERVATIVE IGNORANCE, FRED SCHWARTZ OPINIONS, IN HINDSIGHT, JOURNALISM, POLITICS, PRESIDENT OBAMA, RACE AND POLITICS IN AMERICA, RUSH LIMBAUGH, TEA PARTY, THE BAIN PROBLEM, THE IGNORANT TENTH, THE MATING HABITS OF CONSERVATIVES, THEOCRACY, U.S. ECONOMY, WE DON'T HAVE TO MAKE THIS SHIT UP with tags , , , on 16/07/2012 by Fredrick Schwartz, D.S.V.J., O.Q.H. [Journ.]

First off I’m not an economist but I got a degree from Fordham University back in 1982 in political science in the hope that one day I might be a lawyer. Rush Limbaugh is neither a journalist, a historian or a lawyer. Mr Limbaugh is an entertainer no different that the guy that used to bark to the crowds imploring them to come and see the mermaid at the carny in Mount Kisco when I was a kid. usually it was a really smelly looking weird fish but sometimes it was a girl in a tank wearing a fin. You get what you pay for which is why I always snuck into the tent.

The most recent Internet meme trying to expose President Barack Hussein Obama as something other than an American politician is a snippet from a speech he delivered in Roanoke, Virginia last week, taken out of context. What appeared first in its entirety at the Washington Times “watercooler” blog written by Kerry Pickett that has been picked up by The Blaze, Rush Limbaugh and countless other conservative idiot ditches will be highlighted in its original context:

“If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen. The Internet didn’t get invented on its own. Government research created the Internet so that all the companies could make money off the Internet.

The point is, is that when we succeed, we succeed because of our individual initiative, but also because we do things together. There are some things, just like fighting fires, we don’t do on our own. I mean, imagine if everybody had their own fire service. That would be a hard way to organize fighting fires. ”

Here’s what Limbaugh had to say about the snippet, not the full quote:

“Successful people have not done it on their own. Successful people only exist because of the nameless, faceless, real, true hard workers. You know, before Marx there was no such thing as class-driven economics. If that guy had been aborted, we’d have a whole different world today.”–Rush Limbaugh, 16 July 2012.

Now there are two things that conservatives, who would rather be delusional about everything than deal with facts that make them recognize they are very close to the slow moving grinding stone of social change, “know” in their “hearts” because Rush said so. One, that President Obama hates their fantasy of the ubermensch, the self made man. Correction, the self made white conservative man. Two, that Marx invented class economics.


In Hindsight

Both, of course are totally fucking incorrect. The president of course is correct there is no self made man that is a myth. Even Bill Gates and Warren Buffet got help getting where they are so I’m sure your loocal dry cleaner, plumber and general contractor did as well. Two, Rush who got his degree from, wait where did Rush Limbaugh go to college? Southeast Missouri state for two semesters and a summer session. But it’s listed as his alma mater when really it was not his nourishing mother, but just some broad who’s tits he sucked.

Had Limbaugh gotten to take a medieval history course as I did and quite enjoyed at Fordham, he would have learned that feudalism was an economic, military, political and social control system designed to keep the rich and the Church powerful and everyone else in service to the two powers or dirt fucking poor. Class based economics at its finest starting in the 9th century nearly 1000 years before Karl Marx.

Pax Terra!

Fredrick Schwartz, D.S.V.J., O.Q.H [Journ.]
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BAIN AND THE BIRTHERS

Posted in 2012 US ELECTION, BIGOTRY, BIRTHERISM, CONSERVATIVE FEAR, CONSERVATIVE HYPOCRISY, CONSERVATIVE IGNORANCE, CONSERVATIVE NEWS, COUNTER-THEOCRACY, DIANE VALENCEN OPINIONS, DRUDGE REPORT, GOP MELTDOWN, MARK EDWARD NOONAN, MITT ROMNEY, POLITICS, PRESIDENT OBAMA, RACE AND POLITICS IN AMERICA, TEA PARTY, THE BAIN PROBLEM, VOTER SUPPRESSION with tags , , , , , on 13/07/2012 by Diane Valencen, D.S.V.J., O.Q.H [Journ.], ArF J., M.F.

As much as I would love call the 2012 election based on the stunning reports of Mitt Romney’s continuing legal executive control of Bain Capital after he said he had none after 1999, sadly I can’t. What I can do, very briefly this morning, is point out another clear cut hypocrisy event on the part of those who would rather vote against President Barack Obama than for Mitt Romney. As much as I loathe cliches, America is at a crossroads in 2012 and the decions that are made in November in voting booths all across the nation will go a long way to determine whether America is a success or a failure in the first century of this New Millennium.

I went to Blogs4Victory this morning and they had only one new post that The Drudge Report was running a headline that Conodleezza Rice was the front runner for the Romney campaign as their VP pick. This was supposed to be a large stone dropped into a small pond that would push the Bain story out of the forefront of the minds of conservatives at least and the MSM at best. This strategy did not work. While many major news sources covered the Drudge Rice story many more including CNN and MSNBC devoted their entire evening schedule last night to trying to determine whether there was something more here than the nothing that both Bain and Romney’s campaign said was there.

I find it curious that Mitt Romney who wants desperately to be the President of the United States is willing to cover up his relationship with his own company and is refusing to submit tax returns for public scrutiny that likely would point out the veracity of the Boston Globe article stating that he was still in de jure charge of Bain well into 2002 base upon Securities and Exchange Commission filings. Romney’s easy way out would be to do what Barack Obama did in March 2008 regarding his affiliation with Reverend Jeremiah Wright which was one of the greatest political speeches of all time. Were Romney able to come close to equalling that speech he would not find himself the victim of his own free market capitalist success.

What I find most hypocritical is that the many of the very same people who think that the sitting president was born in Kenya despite all the evidence presented to the contracy from the State of Hawaii and other cources feel that this Bain Problem is nothing but a little harmless smoke. These people, whom I must confess would not vote for Barack Obama even were he running unopposed, do not see that to be an informed voter you need to have some grasp on what Mitt Romney really is. His tax returns, which these birther conservatives do not need to see because Mitt said he was done with Bain in 1999, would either reveal something damning or they would not.

This journalist is of the opinion that there must be something there or they would have been released. Progressives don’t need to become Bainers to counter the Birthers. If Romney releases his tax records going back to 1995 say there will be very few on the Left that will declare them false in any way. There is still time for Mitt Romney to come clean before the GOP Convention in Tampa and that might be his biggest problem.

If there is something in his tax returns even more destructive to his character than what has already been found by Borchers and Rowland at the Boston Globe it may cost him a nomination that he has all but sewed up nearly a month ago. The GOP rallied around war hero John McCain in 2008 when many of my colleagues here thought that the convention was going to self destruct. Sarah Palin, to her credit, saved that convention with an amazing speech that galvanized values voters and the GOP establishment as well. Then of course you know what happened from that point; she became her own worst enemy and the media continued to help her braid rope until she kept the man who should have been president in 2000 form having any chance of winning at all.

The good news for the Romney campaign is that today is Friday and weekends are slow for news. The Sunday news shows will be all Bain all the time and they hope this will work out of the MSM’s slow digestive system by Monday morning. If by the middle of next week Romney finds himself in the same spot Herman Cain was in months ago where more and more facts about his character and association with Bain from 1999 to 2002 come to light by way of the MSM rather than from the horse’s mouth there might yet be a chance that Jeb Bush or someone else well regarded by the GOP establishment might walk up to the podium in Tampa and take the brass ring out of Mitt Romney’s hand with a raousing speech of their own.

Qu’ul cuda praedex nihil!

Diane Valencen, D.S.V.J., O.Q.H [Journ.], ArF J., M.F.
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