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An Open Letter to Democratic and Republican Voters
« on: September 12, 2011, 12:26:09 pm »
An Open Letter to Democratic and Republican Voters

Our dear slaves,

We, the Rothschilds and Rockefellers of the world, extend our heartfelt thanks to the tens of millions of mainline Democrats and mainline Republicans out there who make up the bulk of the American electorate.

First and foremost, thank you for the trillions in extortionbailout” money, and for continuing to vote for one or the other of the two political parties that jointly gave us all that money at your expense.

Thank you for letting our uniformed goons grope, radiate and harass you and your loved ones (especially your children!) at the airport.

Thank you for always putting partisanship above principle.

Thank you for always winking and looking the other way (or mindlessly applauding) when "your" party does the very things you wax indignant about whenever the "other" party does them, and for being willfully blind to the moral and intellectual hypocrisy this betrays.

Thank you for never questioning the validity of the "wasted vote" argument.

Thank you for being such willing dupes for the teleprompter-reading puppets (e.g., Clinton, Bush, Obama, Romney, etc.) we put before you every election season, and for never asking them real questions.

Thank you for being so willfully stupid as to think there’s no fundamental difference between an election and a horse race, and for consequently assuming that even if the candidate you vote for supports the very policies you most passionately oppose, as long as he wins the election, you “win” as well.

Thank you for sheepishly letting our water-carrying, talking point-parroting minions in the TV "news" media dictate to you not only which issues are more important than others, but what your "choices" are on election day.

Thank you for being so ridiculously gullible that you honestly think a pro-war/pro-police state/pro-debt money/pro-NWO Democrat, on the one hand, and a pro-war/pro-police state/pro-debt money/pro-NWO Republican, on the other, represents an actual "choice."

Thank you for being so cowardly, so pathetic, and so unwilling to question the validity of your fairy-tale worldview, that -- no matter how many hardcore facts are spoon fed to you by informed truth-seekers -- you go right on clinging to the term "conspiracy theory" the way a four-year-old child clings to his teddy bear.

Thank you for having so much of your precious egos invested in the delusional fantasy that we (the ruling-class oligarchs you like to pretend don't exist) never "conspire" to engage in criminal wrongdoing, that you have to be dragged kicking and screaming (like the spoiled children you all are) into acknowleding each and every fact that points in the opposite direction.

Thank you for doing the "SIEG HEIL!" to the official story on 9/11 whenever someone criticizes either the Nazi-style police state or terroristic wars of aggression for which that official story continues to serve as the all-justifying excuse.

Thank you for spending nearly all your free time either gazing at the television, playing video games, or fondling your cell phones.

Thank you for always treating politics as just another specator sport.

Thank you for being unwilling to recognize an Orwellian euphemism when you hear one (or, even better, for being blissfully ignorant of what the term euphemism even means).

And last but certainly not least, thank you for being so arrogant as to think that giggling and snickering at everything like you’re still in high school some how makes you part of our club -- and hence immune from our depopulation agenda. (News flash: it doesn't.)

Were it not for your willful ignorance, your moral and intellectul cowardice, and your childlike obsession with mindless distractions, we wouldn't be having such a laughably easy time economically ass-raping you and wrapping the Nazification of America in the American flag.

You are without question the wet dream of every totalitarian dictator who's ever lived, because there's absolutely no amount of tyranny or police state thuggery you won't sheepishly put up with as long as (a) you have TVs to gawk at and cell phones to fondle, and (b) you have someone -- anyone -- to look down your snooty little noses at.

Your increasingly and ravenously affectionate owners,

The Eight Families
"Abolish all taxation save that upon land values." -- Henry George

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Re: An Open Letter to Democratic and Republican Voters
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2011, 08:20:48 pm »
And thank you Geo for telling it like it is.
Mark12:
4And I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do.
 5But I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear: Fear him, which after he hath killed hath power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him

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Re: An Open Letter to Democratic and Republican Voters
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2011, 01:24:44 pm »
And thank you Geo for telling it like it is.

That's what I'm here for, so you're more than welcome.
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Re: An Open Letter to Democratic and Republican Voters
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2011, 02:44:58 pm »
Since it's election day, I thought I'd bump this thread.
"Abolish all taxation save that upon land values." -- Henry George

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Re: An Open Letter to Democratic and Republican Voters
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2011, 02:48:19 pm »


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Re: An Open Letter to Democratic and Republican Voters
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2011, 03:24:06 pm »
Thanks for bumping this Geo - I hadn't seen it.
"He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself."

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Re: An Open Letter to Democratic and Republican Voters
« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2012, 12:34:52 pm »
I'm more convinced than ever that, even if the Republican and Democratic nominees were Hitler and Stalin, and God himself was the 3rd party candidate, the two "major" candidates would still get over 90% of the vote (even without vote fraud), and the willfully ignorant morons who voted for them would then congratulate each other for not having "wasted" their votes. ::)

Lesser-evil voting (i.e., voting over and over again for one or the other of the two banker-owned major parties, no matter how many 3rd party candidates are on the ballot) is destroying this nation.

Good luck explaining that to a mainline Democrat or mainline Republican, though.
"Abolish all taxation save that upon land values." -- Henry George

"If our nation can issue a dollar bond, it can issue a dollar bill." -- Thomas Edison

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Re: An Open Letter to Democratic and Republican Voters
« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2012, 03:47:21 pm »
"Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me!"

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/obama_administration/daily_presidential_tracking_poll

The vast majority of the American electorate continue to mindlessly support (in the name of not "wasting" their votes) one or the other of the two pro-war/pro-police state/pro-NWO major parties, and the Eight Families who own both parties continue to laugh their asses off.

That's why I'm boycotting this so-called "election."

The average voter is as willfully stupid as the average Democratic or Republican politician is willfully corrupt.
"Abolish all taxation save that upon land values." -- Henry George

"If our nation can issue a dollar bond, it can issue a dollar bill." -- Thomas Edison

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Re: An Open Letter to Democratic and Republican Voters
« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2012, 06:57:52 pm »
When the average stupid American ends up in the FEMA Camps wondering what happened, it'll all sink in then...




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Re: An Open Letter to Democratic and Republican Voters
« Reply #10 on: August 03, 2012, 10:28:19 pm »
When the average stupid American ends up in the FEMA Camps wondering what happened, it'll all sink in then...

Of course it will -- when it's too late to do anything about it::)
"Abolish all taxation save that upon land values." -- Henry George

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Re: An Open Letter to Democratic and Republican Voters
« Reply #11 on: August 09, 2012, 08:42:46 am »

http://www.infowars.com/the-dispossessed-majority/

The Dispossessed Majority

Paul Craig Roberts
Infowars.com
Aug 9, 2012

The bumper sticker on the beat-up pickup truck read: “Friends don’t let friends vote Democrat.”

The driver was obviously not affluent. Yet, despite all the news about mega-trillion dollar bankster bailouts, mega-million dollar bonuses for financial crooks, and unimaginable compensation packages for corporate CEOs who have moved middle class jobs out of America, something made the down-and-out pickup truck driver associate with the political party of the super-rich.

As I wondered at this strange alliance of the dirt poor with the mega-rich, I remembered that in 2004 Thomas Frank wondered about how the Republicans had managed to convince the poor to vote against their best interests. Frank’s answer, or part of his answer, is that the Republicans use “social issues,” such as gay marriage and Janet Jackson’s exposed nipple to work up indignation over the threat to moral values posed by liberal Democrats.

The working poor have been convinced by Republican propaganda that voting Democrat means giving the working poor’s tax dollars to the non-working poor, to providing medical care and schooling for illegal aliens, and being soft on terrorism.

To the pick-up truck driver, standing up for America means standing up for bankster bailouts and the military/security complex’s multi-trillion dollar wars.

The Karl Rove Dirty Tricks Team has honed the Republican propaganda. Republicans send each other via email an endless number of nonsense stories about Obama being a Muslim, about Obama being a Marxist, about Obama being a Manchurian Candidate turning America over to the New World Order or the United Nations, or to some other dastardly plotting organization. But never is Obama accused of turning the US over to Wall Street, the military/security complex, or Israel.

There is never any citation or source for the accusations in the emails. None are needed, because the words are what the Republicans want to hear. Ask them why Obama would be killing Muslims in seven countries if he was a Muslim, or why Wall Street and the military/security complex would put a Marxist in the White House, and they turn purple with rage. Just by asking the obvious questions instead of joining in the denunciations, a person confirms the propaganda that America is threatened by Obama dupes who won’t stand up for the country.

The non-affluent who rage about welfare, medicaid, Obamacare, and public schools can’t seem to put two and two together. The $750 billion TARP bankster bailout, a small part of the total and ongoing bailout, would have sufficed to cover any holes in these budgets for a long time.. Instead, the money went to reward those who caused the financial crisis and threw millions of Americans out of their homes. As far as I know, the pickup truck driver is one of the dispossessed.

The same brainwashed Americans who rage against Obamacare and are lined up to vote for Romney are oblivious to the fact that Romney, while governor of the eastern liberal Democratic state of Massachusetts, had his version of Obamacare enacted at the state level.

The greatest irony about Obamacare is that it was written by the private insurance companies and diverts Medicaid and Medicare funds to their profits. It is socialized medicine alright, but it is socialism for the private insurance companies.

All it took to convince Red staters to go along with the military/security complex squandering $6 trillion on the Iraq and Afghan wars was yellow ribbon decals and a slogan, “support the troops.”

Obama, Republicans claim, won’t stand up to Syria, or against Iran, or for Israel. But Republicans are proud when Romney goes to Israel to slither on his belly pandering to the crazed, blood-thirsty Israeli prime minister Netanyahu, who called Israeli top generals “pussies” for warning against attacking Iran. Romney told Netanyahu, just tell me what to do, and I’ll do it; I am loyal to Israel. Apparently, flag-waving Republican patriots are not bothered when their presidential candidate announces that as soon as he is in office he will turn over US foreign policy to Netanyahu and send more americans to death and bankruptcy for Netanyahu.

Karl Rove didn’t have any trouble at all in brainwashing red staters to support their own demise. The pickup truck driver could just as well have sported a bumper sticker that read: “Don’t support a Democrat. He might do something for you.”

Yes, I know. It is almost as easy to beat up on Democrats. Bush and Cheney and their neocon hoodlums destroyed the Constitution and, thereby, America. But the Democrats let them. It was Nancy Pelosi, who as Speaker of the House stridently declared Bush’s impeachment to be “off the table.”

Bush and Cheney unquestionably violated both US and international laws and the Constitution. Nancy Pelosi’s refusal to hold them accountable established the precedent that the executive branch is no longer accountable to law or to the Constitution. In effect, the executive branch now comprises a dictatorship. It acts outside of law and constitutional restraints. On some issues it still has to consult with Congress or the courts, but as the executive branch’s power and audacity grows, consultation will become a formality and then drop away. Congress will have no more influence than the Roman senate under the empire, and courts will become stages for show trials.

Americans elected Obama president expecting that he would restore the rule of law. Instead, he codified the Bush regime’s transgressions and added some of his own. No one of my generation could have imagined the president of the US sitting in the Oval Office signing off on lists of American citizens to be murdered without evidence or due process of law.

So which do you want? The Republican panderer to the rich and Israel whose foreign policy is war or the Democrat panderer to the rich and Israel whose foreign policy is war? As Gerald Celente wrote in the July issue of the Trends Journal, americans “argue among themselves why their freak is better than the other freak. They will get angry with you if you call their freak a freak. They will actually fight and die to defend their freaks.”

It is extraordinary that millions of americans actually believe fervently that it matters whether Romney freak or Obama freak gets elected. If americans had any sense, they would stay home and not vote. The 1% control the country, and the 99% had just as well own up to it and stay at home. Nothing is going to change because of the ballot box.

What do you suppose the Ron Paul supporters will do? Will they see Romney as the less socialist of the two and vote for the Republicans who stole the nomination from Ron Paul? (Jaret Glenn, “How the GOP Establishment Stole the Nomination from Ron Paul,” published on August 6 on the OpEdNews website. (http://www.opednews.com/populum/printer_friendly.php?content=a&id=154033)

The US is ruled by a private oligarchy. The government is merely their front. The country’s resources are diverted to the pockets of Wall Street, the military/security complex, and to the service of greater Israel. The oil, mining, timber, and agribusiness companies control the Environmental Protection Agency and the Forestry Service, which is why regulation only pertains to the small individual, while fracking, mountaintop removal mining, and pollution of air, water, and soil run wild.

The oligarchs have succeeded in making americans a dispossessed majority in their own country. In November americans will again give their approval to one of the oligarchy’s two candidates.

This article first appeared at Paul Craig Roberts’ new website Institute For Political Economy. Paul Craig Roberts was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy and associate editor of the Wall Street Journal. He was columnist for Business Week, Scripps Howard News Service, and Creators Syndicate. He has had many university appointments. His Internet columns have attracted a worldwide following.

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Re: An Open Letter to Democratic and Republican Voters
« Reply #12 on: August 10, 2012, 11:36:38 pm »
As I wondered at this strange alliance of the dirt poor with the mega-rich, I remembered that in 2004 Thomas Frank wondered about how the Republicans had managed to convince the poor to vote against their best interests. Frank’s answer, or part of his answer, is that the Republicans use “social issues,” such as gay marriage and Janet Jackson’s exposed nipple to work up indignation over the threat to moral values posed by liberal Democrats.

Exactly. And what's really sad and pathetic is that this manipulation tactic was being successfully employed against the working poor as far back as the 19th century (during the so-called "Gilded Age"):

“It wasn’t necessary to assault democracy so frontally. The American ‘party-system provided America’s industrializing elites with the insulation they needed against the challenges to which the prior establishment of democratic institutions made them vulnerable,’ writes Andrew Martin, an interpreter of [Walter Dean] Burnham’s work. The party system—the structure and terms of political competition—insulated industrialism [read: corporate fascism] from democracy through a politics of distraction, based on the manipulation of real hatreds and sham issues.”

-- Jack Beatty, Age of Betrayal, p. 23


“From the Greenbackers in the late 1870s to the Populists in the early 1890s, the two-party duopoly successfully co-opted insurgencies and either defused anger with ‘reform’ or channeled it into cultural issues. ‘Political conflict is not like an intercollegiate debate in which the opponents agree in advance on the definition of the issue,’ E. E. Schattschneider writes in The Semisovereign People. “As a matter of fact, the definition of the alternatives is the supreme instrument of power….He who determines what politics is about runs the country.’ As Plato dramatized in the allegory of the cave, power gets to say what counts as real.”

-- Jack Beatty, Age of Betrayal, pp. 199-200


“In his People’s Party Paper, Tom Watson, the Populist congressman from Georgia, appealed to white and black farmers to meet on common ground: ‘You are kept apart that you may be fleeced separately of your earnings. You are made to hate each other because upon that hatred is rested the keystone of the arch of the financial despotism which enslaves you both. You are deceived and blinded that you may not see how this race antagonism perpetuates a monetary system which beggars both.’”  

-- Jack Beatty, Age of Betrayal, p. 214

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To the pick-up truck driver, standing up for America means standing up for bankster bailouts and the military/security complex’s multi-trillion dollar wars.

And no matter how calmly, rationally or slooowly you try to explain to that pick-up truck driver that the governmental policies he's "standing up" for are actually destroying America, he'll still throw a tantrum. Why? Because like most other adults in this country, he's an arrested-development child in a grown person's body, and accordingly thinks he already knows everything (even though in reality he doesn't know anything, save for what the score of the last ball game was). And that, of course, is exactly the sort of person the compulsory school system was, and is, designed to produce.

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The same brainwashed Americans who rage against Obamacare and are lined up to vote for Romney are oblivious to the fact...

They're not merely oblivious to it, but willfully oblivious. Big difference.

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...that Romney, while governor of the eastern liberal Democratic state of Massachusetts, had his version of Obamacare enacted at the state level.

Which is why it should be called ObamneyCare.

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The greatest irony about Obamacare is that it was written by the private insurance companies and diverts Medicaid and Medicare funds to their profits. It is socialized medicine alright, but it is socialism for the private insurance companies.

Which is the very opposite of single payer -- a fact that seems to remain lost on both sides of the health care debate.

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All it took to convince Red staters to go along with the military/security complex squandering $6 trillion on the Iraq and Afghan wars was yellow ribbon decals and a slogan, “support the troops.”

Yup. This is a time-proven method of "manufacturing consent." It's worked like a charm for many decades.

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Apparently, flag-waving Republican patriots are not bothered when their presidential candidate announces that as soon as he is in office he will turn over US foreign policy to Netanyahu and send more americans to death and bankruptcy for Netanyahu.

These phony "patriots" aren't bothered by anything as long as a Republican politician has wrapped it in the American flag.

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Americans elected Obama president expecting that he would restore the rule of law.

Even though, as Senator, Obama had voted both to re-authorize Bush's Bill of Rights-shredding "Patriot" Act and to legalize warrantless wiretapping (after saying he wouldn't).

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Instead, he codified the Bush regime’s transgressions and added some of his own.

And Hollywood "liberals" all worship him for it.

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So which do you want? The Republican panderer to the rich and Israel whose foreign policy is war or the Democrat panderer to the rich and Israel whose foreign policy is war? As Gerald Celente wrote in the July issue of the Trends Journal, americans “argue among themselves why their freak is better than the other freak. They will get angry with you if you call their freak a freak. They will actually fight and die to defend their freaks.”

Obviously an accurate observation, only I think "freak" is much too mild a term. For me, terms like "criminal" and "con artist" come to mind. A "freak" could be someone you meet at a hemp fest.

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It is extraordinary that millions of americans actually believe fervently that it matters whether Romney freak or Obama freak gets elected.

It's also ridiculous beyond words, because it's not like we haven't been through all this numerous times before, only to see the same NWO agenda continue unabated.

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If americans had any sense, they would stay home and not vote. The 1% control the country, and the 99% had just as well own up to it and stay at home.

Bingo! If you vote for Obamney, you're consenting to your own enslavement to a handful or ruling-class parasites.

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The US is ruled by a private oligarchy. The government is merely their front.

And both Romney supporters and Obama supporters are equally devoted to ignoring this fact, because to openly acknowledge it would spoil the fun of treating electoral politics as just another spectator sport.

    

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The oligarchs have succeeded in making americans a dispossessed majority in their own country. In November Americans will again give their approval to one of the oligarchy’s two candidates.

Of course, and that means they'll be dragging those of us who are actually informed right over the cliff with them.

Thanks a bunch, lesser-evil voters! ::)
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Elections USA: The 2012 Politics of Fantasy
« Reply #13 on: August 23, 2012, 04:05:40 am »
http://www.globalresearch.ca/elections-usa-the-2012-politics-of-fantasy/32453

Elections USA: The 2012 Politics of Fantasy

by Ben Schreiner



Global Research
August 22, 2012

"Those who succeed in politics, as in most of the culture, are those who create the most convincing fantasies." - Chris Hedges, Empire of Illusion

With both tickets now set, the democratic farce that is the U.S. presidential election lumbers into its final act. And for a campaign already rife with all the petty trivialities and celebrity intrigues more suiting of a reality TV show, it is no surprise that both political parties intend on using their upcoming political conventions to furnish choreographed spectacles designed for little more than prime time viewing.

According to the New York Times, a “$2.5 million Frank Lloyd Wright inspired theatrical stage,” complete with 13 different video screens, will welcome the television viewer of the Republican national convention in Tampa. All part of an effort, the Times notes, to cloak that cold, vulture capitalist Romney in a veil of “warmth, approachability and openness.” As a senior Romney advisor boasted to the paper, “Even the [wooden video screen] frames are designed to give it a sense that you’re not looking at a stage, you’re looking into someone’s living room.” (Presumably a direct mock-up of one Romney’s living rooms.)

Protecting Mitt’s newly crafted aura of “approachability and openness” from the potential wayward vagabond, the city of Tampa will spend $24.85 million alone on law enforcement personnel during the four day convention. This will include a massive deployment of 3,500-4,000 “contingency officers” from up to 63 outside police departments. Hospitality clearly has its limits.

It is all much the same for the Democratic convention set for early September in Charlotte. The award-winning Brand Obama is also much too valuable to be tarnished by the taint of social unrest.

The looming crackdown on dissent Charlotte-style, though, will be eased by nothing short of an Orwellian city law allowing any large public gathering to be declared “an extraordinary event.” Arbitrary search and arrest of any individual the police fancy will then be ipso facto legal. (Like such police practices are in any way "extraordinary.”)

Of course, all those hapless souls set to be greeted with the swing of the police truncheon in the streets of Tampa and Charlotte will garner nary a mention from the herd of corporate media planning to embed safely within the bunkered convention halls. Instead, the legions of dimwitted media pundits and talking heads will busy themselves filling airtime as they wax-poetic on the true splendor of American democracy manifested in the sheets of convention confetti raining from the rafters.

The media's neat packaging of the entire spectacle as all part of the must-see docudrama titled “Decision 2012” will undoubtedly do little to hide the true nature of the charade from the perceptive observer.  Nonetheless, the politics as entertainment orgy will precede forth, with the media present to celebrate and partake in it all.  Which can only give added credence to the Neil Postman quip that, “In America, the least amusing people are its professional entertainers.”

The fundamental matter of whether there is truly a decision at all to be made in 2012, needless to say, is rather dubious.

As the New York Times writes of the international outlooks of Obama and Romney: “The actual foreign policy differences between the two seem more a matter of degree and tone than the articulation of a profound debate about the course of America in the world.”  Put differently, threats to bomb Iran, “contain” China, and bow to Israel are simply beyond debate.

Indeed, even leftist supporters of Obama admit there is no discernible difference between the two candidates. As Obama backers Bill Fletcher and Carl Davidson instead argue, “November 2012 becomes not a statement about the Obama presidency, but a defensive move by progressive forces to hold back the ‘Caligulas’ on the political right.” Such bankrupt arguments inevitably rear their ugly head every four years in the now tired attempt to send the fractured American Left scurrying straight into death vise of the “Party of the people.”

Given this altogether pitiful state of affairs, the presidential campaign necessarily must devolve into little more than a national marketing campaign—replete with the assorted gimmicks, tricks, and deceptions inherent to that vile craft deemed "public relations." Thus, the “decision” to be made in 2012 is limited to that between Brand Obama and Brand Romney. No different in approach, really, than choosing between Pepsi and Coke—Nike and Adidas.  For just as with all branding, the 2012 decision is not about deciphering between two differing products or candidates—as the both promise to deliver the same agenda of neoliberalism at home, imperialism abroad—but rather choosing between two sets of experiential promises (fictitious as they are). In terms of 2012, it’s the dim hope and vague slogan of “Forward” proffered from camp Obama, versus team Romney's promise of comfort to be found in a restoration of America power.

In other words then, the man best able to peddle the most convincing fantasy to the American consumer this fall shall be the one to ultimately prevail in November.

All befitting of an empire of illusion.
"Abolish all taxation save that upon land values." -- Henry George

"If our nation can issue a dollar bond, it can issue a dollar bill." -- Thomas Edison

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Re: Elections USA: The 2012 Politics of Fantasy
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Indeed, even leftist supporters of Obama admit there is no discernible difference between the two candidates.

Sad but true.

I don't think there has been an election where the two candidates were so close together on the issues since JFK vs. Nixon.  Go back and look at that one.  Really the only thing they disagreed on was 'the missile gap'.

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Re: Elections USA: The 2012 Politics of Fantasy
« Reply #15 on: August 26, 2012, 12:33:44 pm »
I don't think there has been an election where the two candidates were so close together on the issues since JFK vs. Nixon.  Go back and look at that one.  Really the only thing they disagreed on was 'the missile gap'.

I've watched the Kennedy-Nixon debates numerous times, and while they were indeed similar in many respects, they clearly disagreed on more than just one or two issues.

Bush and Kerry were far closer politically than were Kennedy and Nixon:

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Re: An Open Letter to Democratic and Republican Voters
« Reply #16 on: August 27, 2012, 03:19:23 pm »
You'd be surprised how often I have been trans-posting this topic on other forums.

Thanks for composing such a brilliant letter.

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An Open Letter to Democratic and Republican V
« Reply #17 on: November 29, 2012, 02:29:19 pm »
Awesome letter and you have my full support. We have just changed the admin team with some new promotions and Ill be looking to the new admins to recommend other promotions over the next few months. Its time to shake things up and see if we can regain some of the old glory.

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Re: An Open Letter to Democratic and Republican Voters
« Reply #18 on: November 30, 2012, 08:59:22 am »
I've posted this letter to multiple forums and even got banned from some of them.  The truth really does offend some people.

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Re: An Open Letter to Democratic and Republican Voters
« Reply #19 on: May 26, 2013, 06:06:52 pm »
HELLO!

IT IS HIGH TIME TO IMPEACH OBAMA AND JOE BIDEN FOR THEIR CORRUPTION.  THIS ADMINISTRATION
IS ONE OF THE MOST OR THE MOST CORRUPT ONE IN HISTORY! I PERSONALLY FEEL THAT THEY SHOULD IMPEACH BOTH OF THEM BIDEN IS SECOND IN COMMAND AND HE KNOWS WHATS GOING ON...HES NOT
INNOCENT IN ALL THIS! THIS WHOLE ADMINISTRATION NEEDS TO GO AND BE PUT BEHIND BARS!  OF COURSE THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM IS CROOKED ALSO.  ITS HIGH TIME TO CHANGE THIS AND TAKE OUR COUNTRY BACK FROM THE NEW WORLD ORDER THE CORRUPTION IS SOOOOO BAD IT STINKS TO THE HIGH HEAVENS!  WHEN ARE WE GOING TO SAY ENOUGH IS ENOUGH....NOW WOULD BE A GOOD TIME!!!

ERIC BERGMAN

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Re: An Open Letter to Democratic and Republican Voters
« Reply #20 on: July 02, 2013, 10:32:35 am »
should it not be changed to as jesse calls them democrips and rebloodligans