“Evidently life on earth without a charter becomes for the ‘best’ man a horrible nightmare and an intolerable torment.” Lev Shestov~Essays
Lost~Or a Nightmare
The basic charter that the ‘establishment’, who is in effect working for the capitalists, have now lost the vision that our founders had when the original charter for the United States was drawn up which has become infected with greed, hubris, an economy based on war, a system the extracts as much profit as possible from the majority of working Americans, along with general disregard for the poor and indigent. We live in a socialized state. I repeat, we live in a socialized state. Socialized for the corporate elite. Socialized for the extremely wealthy. What? Yes, taxes. Massive tax cuts for the biggest moneyed interests is socialism in the form of taxpayers footing the bill. The workers, in giving up social support to fund wars, big business in the form of subsidies, unregulated pharmaceuticals, no universal healthcare or higher education. The wealthiest people and corporations were recently gifted with a socialized subsidy of about two trillion dollars over the next ten years. That’s trillion with a T. Not to mention the national debt. Debt is a form of war. For anyone, or state, in debt.
The torment will continue as another $4.25B in SNAP(food stamps) cuts are proposed over the next five years. So the poorest of the poor are subsidizing weapons production for a military that’s gone completely mad. The recent $70B increase in ‘defense’ spending could end homelessness and hunger here in the US. Charter? Sure, the wealthy screw everyone below the 90% pay scale, charter. The US charter is now geared completely for the wealthy. The New Deal singed by FDR in ’33 is now null and void. The one short period in US history where people were on a more even scale with the capitalists. A new, or neo-libereralism has since replaced some semblance of social equality. The democrats of the past have been replaced with corporate stooges, bribed by big donors to do their bidding, not ours. There’s no other reason we have never had universal healthcare other than the corporate profit vampires saying this is how it is. The govt has become feckless, no balls, no grit to do for us what we elect them for. They allow lobbyists to dictate there voting on various bills. Think tanks are used for input on foreign policy to support the war machine. Gone are the days of anti-war protests, or if there are risings in the streets as in the Iraq debacle, they are ignored. I could go on forever on this. A nightmare of perpetual torment, dystopia.
Another Absurd Spectacle
Again this morning the festivities of the morning ‘news’ shows were interrupted by the impeachment ‘comedy spotlight’ shitshow. The main democrat Adam Shiff, Mr Impeachment himself, the indignant ranter of verbal garbage, was absent. After hearing someone wonder where Shiff was, I turned off the TV and tidied up my pad for the cleaners as this was the day for my new assistance with living chores. Besides I got my “two minutes of hate” for the week out of the way yesterday morning. No need to needlessly increase my blood pressure on crap.
I’ve written on this nonsense before. If Bush II wasn’t impeached for lying us into a war that killed millions and cost trillions, and Trump gets brought up on a fucking phone call that amounted to nothing. NOTHING!! Clinton for a blow job, nothing. War, no fucking way, pass Go, collect $200. Ukraine got their weapons that the warrior Obama never authorized anyway. Biden needs investigating. He was/is corrupt as sure as I can still breathe, with difficulty these days.
These few items are some of the indignities that are tearing this nation apart. The gap of inequality has increased almost 40% since the ‘great recession’. Where’s our bailout? I didn’t get a cost of living increase for several years during the crash. Good jobs have been replaced with crap jobs. Sure the numbers look good on the surface, so does Disneyland. So do the ad campaigns getting us to buy crap we don’t need. I’ve succumbed to a few enticements myself, no one is immune from their influence. A shiny new gizmo can have a certain appeal. Then the shine wears off and you’re left with a piece of broken shit, just like the underbelly of the USA. Spectacle can only cover so much garbage. I say throw out the garbage in govt that won’t do anything concrete for the lower 80% here in America. Stop wars. Because this soft war of financial instability can turn into a bloody civil war. And no one really wants that now, do we? Peace, The Ol’ Hippy