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Intelligence Institute Study shows Fox News viewers have an IQ that is 20 points lower than the U.S. National average

Republicans Maintain Majority in the House due to Gerrymandering, NOT Democracy

A Drunken Moon-Bat Romney Supporter Looses Her Mind When Obama Wins

Mitt Romney Disguises Campaign Events as "Storm Relief"

Right Wing Propaganda and Lies Claim MORE Victims: Man Kills Family and Self at Thought of Second Obama Term

Republican Platform Calls for a Constitutional Amendment Banning All Abortions - With No Exception for Rape or Incest

What a Surprise! Dumb-ass CONS say they "built it all on their own" - with the help of MILLIONS of dollars in subsidies and loans courtesy of WE THE PEOPLE, of course

Another Surprise! Ron Paul Decries the Social Security System While Simultaneously Sucking on its Teat

16 Billionaires Want to Install their Puppet President Romney so they can Rape, Plunder & Pillage America Unfettered by Pesky Government

CONS Traditionally Use the BIG Government They Pretend to Loathe to Repress the Powerless & Underprivileged. Why Do Conservatives Hate Freedom?

CONS Are "Low-Effort Thinkers"... In Other Words, When Effortful, Deliberate Thought is Disengaged, Endorsement of Conservative Ideology Increases.

Despite Public Proclamations, The Bush Crime Family KNEW that Waterboarding is Torture, But Ordered It Anyway - Then Ordered All The Memos Where They Were Warned Not To Torture Be Destroyed

Alaska State Rep. Alan Dick Says He Would Advocate for Criminalizing Women Who Have an Abortion Without the Written Permission of the Man who Impregnated Her.

Mississippi Republicans Seek To Ban Liberal History In Social Studies Courses

Teabag Hypocrites Decry the System while Simultaneously Sucking on it's Teat

Arkansas Democratic Campaign Manager Comes Home To Find Child’s Cat Murdered, ‘LIBERAL’ Written On Dead Body

Virginia State Delegate Bob Marshall (R - OF COURSE) Says Children with Disabilities are God’s Punishment to Women who Previously had Abortions.

Romney Thinks Only Rich People Should Run For Office

Poor Women have No Lobbyists so Scott Walker Cuts Cancer Screenings For Uninsured Women, Offers No Alternatives

Gingrich's Tax Plan Would Give The Rich MORE Mad Money to Corrupt the System

Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS PAC Uses Wall Street Money to Attack Elizabeth Warren as Being in Bed with Wall Street

Bloomberg’s Girlfriend Was Paid $109,954 In 2009 By The Tax-Dodging Owners Of Zuccotti Park

Scott Walker Unveils Policy To Have Protesters Pay Police, Cleanup Costs

Michele Bachmann Says A Gay Man Can Get Married, But Only To A Woman (Like Her Husband Did)

Michele Bachmann Says If You Are Unemployed, You Should Starve

The Elite are Getting Nervous... Lobbying Firm's Memo Spells Out Plan to Undermine Occupy Wall Street

Repug Tax Plan Would Eliminate Deductions that SPECIFICALLY Target the Middle Class While Leaving their Buddies in the Top 1% Reaping their Windfall Profits

Bloomberg Evicts OWS Under Media Blackout - "For the Press' Protection" - Tyrants ALWAYS Perpetrate Their Crimes in the Name of the Security of the People

Bill O'Reilly's Lincoln Book Barred From Ford’s Theatre Bookstore for Plethora of Factual Errors - so Naturally O'Reilly Says it's All the Fault of His "Enemies"

Study Reveals Faux News Discusses - and DISMISSES - Climate Change the Most

Teabaggers Plot to Burn, Shred, and Sabotage Scott Walker Recall Effort

Eric Cantor Cancels a Speech on "Income Inequality" (in which he would focus on "how we make sure the people at the top stay there") Once He Found Out the Unwashed Masses Would be in Attendance.

They Hate Them For Their Freedom! A Tax Cut Terrorist Repug Want to Go "Taliban" on The Occupy Wall Street Protesters

"We Are the 53%" : Without A Sense of Irony, Dumb, Stockholm-Syndrom-Suffering CONservatives Cheer Their Subjugation

CON Agent Provociteaurs are Infiltrating the 99% Movement - Their Rich Daddy Masters Must Be Very Nervous

Can We Arrest Them Now? A Bloomberg Markets investigation has found that Koch Industries Paid Bribes, Traded With a Recognized Sponsor of Global Terrorism (Iran), Stole Oil on Federal Land (OUR Land) &... of Course, Lied to Authorities.

When The Minimum Wage Is Too Low It Not Only Impoverishes Productive Workers, It Weakens The Key Consumer Demand At The Heart Of Our Local Economy... SO Republicans On Fox News Say Minimum Wage Should Be $3/Hr.

Mitt Romney Wants the Small People to Believe that his $250 Million Makes Him a Genuine Member of “the Great Middle Class.” You See, America. Republicans Really ARE "In Touch" with the Commoners They're Subjugating!

In Waje if Record Natural Disasters, Tax Cut Terrorist Republicans Tax Disaster Relief Hostage

National Shame: More Evidence the 30 Year Republican Mission to Turn the Economically-Vibrant, Post-New Deal, American Middle Class into "CHEAP LABOR" has Turned America into a Third World Nation

Republican Crime Family Omertà: Darrell Issa Won't Investigate News Corp’s Alleged Hacking Of 9/11 Victims - He Don’t Want To Pick On "The Media"

Alan Grayson Was Right - The Republican Greed-Centered Health Plan for the Unemployed is: DIE QUICKLY

Well Fed Lord Governor Chris Christie Keynotes a Super-Secret, Ultra-Exclusive Gathering of Right Wing Corporate Barons & Billionaires as the Plot the Overthrow of the United States Government

Filthy War Criminal Dick Cheney Boasts on National Television About Committing the Crimes Our Grandparents Once Prosecuted Our Enemies For

"Freedom-Loving" GOP Congressmen Put Constituents Who Asked Tough Questions On A ‘Watch List’

Set your clocks again! ANOTHER anti-gay Repug caught in the act of being himself -GAY

In Hurricane Irene's Wake, Republican Promise to Hold FEMA Funds Hostage

Repug Rep. Hultgren Draws Laughs At Town Hall With Plan To Beg, Not Require, Rich To Pay More Taxes

Data Shows Americans Dislike Teabaggers More Than Much Maligned "Muslims" & "Atheists"... & Rather Than Being Non-Partisan Political Neophytes Concerned About "Big Government" - Teabaggers Are White, Racist, Republican, & Want to Turn the U.S. into a Theocracy.

Nearly 10 Years Ago Today, The U.S. Began Borrowing Billions To Pay For The Bush Tax Cuts

Mitch McConnell: We Must Rewrite The Constitution Because ‘Elections’ Haven’t ‘Worked’... Meaning... the People Still Have SOME Say in the Matter

Paul Ryan & His CON Co-Conspirators Sip $350 Bottles of Wine While Plotting the Destruction of the Middle Class

Documents Obtained By Gawker From The Nixon & Bush Presidential Libraries Reveal Roger Ailes Plot To Create GOP Propaganda Channels

Republican Propaganda Has Most Americans Convinced That We Can Cut Our Way To Prosperity

Joshua Treviño, Formerly a Speechwriter in The Bush Administration, is Openly Calling for a Foreign Government to Massacre American Flotilla Activists

Michelle Bachmann wants the People of Waterloo, Iowa to Rest Assured That She's Channeling a Celebrated Resident, John Wayne. Trouble is... John Wayne Gacy the Serial Killer Was from Waterloo... Not the Hollywood Icon

Typical CON Hypocrite Michelle Bachmann Decries Socialism While Reaping $250K in Federal Farm Subsidies

One Person's "American Exceptionalism" is Another Person's "American Disgrace." Man Robs Bank For 1 Dollar to Get Health Care in Prison

Whatdaya Know?! Paul Ryan's Budget Not Only Benefits Big Oil, But Paul Ryan's Own Personal Investments... Proving Once Again that Republicans Only Seek Public Office to Benefit Themselves & Their Well-Connected Buddies

Palin Sycophants Desperately Weave Disjointed Historical Moments with Outright Fiction to Try and Convince Normal (non-Republican) Society that Sister Sarah is Not as Stupid as She Actually is.

John Boehner Fights Foreclosure Relief As Housing Crisis Ravages His District - More Proof Republicans Work for the Banksters, Not the People.

Tell Us Something We Don't Know- New study: You can't live on minimum wage

Palin Sycophants are now Trying to Rewrite the Paul Revere Wikipedia Page to fit in with their Reich Wing Diva's Revisionist History

Madison Avenue Declares the former Middle Class, now Working Poor - Irrelevant

Faux Business Channel runs week-long assault on our social safety net called "Takers & Makers" - protecting the REAL parasites - the rich Oligarchs who suck profit from American labor without paying their fair share towards a society that works for EVERYONE - not just those born with a trust fund like the Koch Brothers.

Faux Business Channel runs week-long assault on our social safety net called "Takers & Makers" - protecting the REAL parasites - the rich Oligarchs who suck profit from American labor without paying their fair share towards a society that works for EVERYONE - not just those born with a trust fund like the Koch Brothers.

FIRST they came for the teachers - Repugs turn American's schoolteachers today's mythical "welfare queen"

CONS post threats against 16-year-old H.S. sophomore who challenged "Crazy Eyes" Bachmann to a debate

John Boehner visits his masters on Wall Street and regales them with a plethora of GOP lies - in other words - it was just another Monday

WRONG AGAIN Repugs: "Government Motors" reaps a 3.2 BILLION dollar profit in 1st Quarter

Rank and file Republicans playfully share with each other which liberals they would like to torture

Sarah Palin thanks Bush by name, but not Obama, in her speech about bin Laden’s death

Joe Scarborough says Obama’s Base Didn’t Want Him To Catch Bin Laden Despite the Fact It Was a Campaign Promise

The Reich Wing appendages to big business on the Supreme Court have struck another blow to "We The People" forcing Americans to surrender their rights to file class-action lawsuits & effectively removing incentives for corporations to behave within the law.

Wall Street Front Group Loading Up Conservative Activists With Soft Ball Questions For GOP Town Halls

FINALLY, Republicans are being proactive about addressing climate change - Gov. Rick Perry Issues Proclamation for Days of Prayer for Rain in Texas

Blood for Oil! Documents Reveal Talks Between Government and Oil Giants BEFORE Invasion of Iraq

"Small Government" Rethugs Dissolve City Governments While Forcing Michigan Teachers Forced To Rely On Food Stamps

Paul Ryan Dodges Question Regarding Why He's a Hypocrite Who Voted For Two Unfunded Wars, Unfunded Tax Cuts, and Unfunded Corporate Giveaways During Bush, While Pretending To Be Fiscally Conservative Today

Filthy Over-Privileged Sociopaths at Faux News Mock Food-Stamp Recipients Their Policies Create

Marilyn Davenport, Teabagger & member of the central committee of the Orange County Republican Party, Sends Racist Obama Email to Other Totally Not-Racist CONS... To Show How Hilarious Non-Racist Teabaggers Can Be

Utah Republicans Cut Unemployment Insurance As ‘Motivation For People To Get Back To Work’

Koch Industries Employs PR Firm To Airbrush Wikipedia, Gets Banned For Unethical ‘Sock Puppets’ ’

People Stand All Night In The Cold To Get Free Medical Care here in the United States of Serfs and Lords

Paul Ryan's Budget is Nothing But Ideologically-Based Crap

Another reason why we have to go back to a top marginal tax rate of 90% - Trump Conducting Hawaii Investigation Into Obama's Birthplace

Republican Budget Kills Medicare and Social Security

Maine Republicans Sponsor Bill to Roll Back Child Labor Laws with the Added Bonus of Paying the Children $2 Below Federal Minimum Wage

Convicted Felon Oliver North (Who Enabled an ILLEGAL War in Strict Defiance of Congress) Is Angry That Obama Didn't Get Congress' Approval On Libya

Glenn beck: "the world is about to be plunged into complete and utter darkness, despair, famine," and I'll be starting up my own TV network."

Flip Flop! Flip Flop! Flip Flop! Gingrich Slams Obama For Not Acting in Libya, Then Slams Him For Acting

'Broke Wisconsin' Gave State Senator Randy Hopper's Mistress a Job

Faux News "Journalists" Spend Most of Their Time in their Hotel Rooms, Then Report a Pack of Lies... and CNN's Nic Robertson Calls Them Out For It.

KS GOP State Rep. Compares Undocumented Immigrants To Pigs, Suggests Shooting Them From Helicopters

NH GOP Senator Says The Mentally Ill Are ‘Defective People’ That Should Be Shipped Off To Siberia

Kudlow 'Grateful' that Human Toll in Japan Earthquake was Worse than Economic Toll - How Repug of Him!

Wall Street Front Group President Sneers At Protesters, Says Public Servants Are Paid Too Much

House Repugs More Anti-Science Than Ever

Republican Shock Doctrine power grab at it's most disgusting. Michigan Repugs use Financial Crisis as Excuse to Pass a Bill Allowing the Gov to INSTALL Flunkies Overrule Elected officials, Abolish Union Contracts, & Dissolve City Councils & School Boards

Limbaugh/Hannity Parent Company Admits Hiring Actors to Call Radio Shows to Give the Class War that Seaming "Average Joe" Stamp of Approval

Texas Teabagger Rep. Debbie Riddle Wants to Fine & Jail Employers of Undocumented Workers - Except if the Undocumented Worker is "Household Help"

Asked If Bank Of America Paying Nothing In Corporate Taxes Is Fair, Pawlenty Responds: Taxes Are ‘Too High’

Report by Bastion of Liberal Ideology - Goldman Sachs - says GOP Budget Cuts Would Hurt U.S. Economy

Sarah Palin Has Secret ‘Lou Sarah’ Facebook Account To Praise Other Sarah Palin Facebook Account

Whackadoodle Georgia State Rep. Bobby Franklin Repug Rep Wants Police To Investigate All Miscarriages

Anti-Worker WI Governor Hosni Walker Was Bankrolled into Power by Trust Fund Billionaire Koch Brothers

House GOP wants Americans to Choke to Die Quickly... as They Seek to Nullify the EPA

Who's the Jabber Jaw That Tipped Him Off? Bush Cancels Visit To Switzerland Due To Threat Of Torture Prosecution

Repug Gov. Rick Perry Relied Most Heavily On Recovery Act Funds To Fill Budget Hole While Simultaneously Bashing the Recovery Act - How Typically Hypocritically Repug!

So Much for "Impartial" Justice: Antonin Scalia Attends Michele Bachmann's Tea Party

Republican Circle Jerk Theater Health Care Repeal Vote Passes House

Mike Lee: Federal Child Labor Laws Are Unconstitutional. How Repug of him!

Surprise, Surprise! Right-Wing Libertarian Internet Trolls Getting Paid to Dumb Down Online Conversations

Tom DeLay Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison

Republican-Controlled Congress Disbands 4-Year-Old Global Warming Committee

So Much for Transparency! Republicans Block Congressional Health Care Disclosure

CBO: Health Care Repeal Would Up Deficit By $230 Billion

Tell Us Something We Don't Know- Study Concludes Conservatives Are Fear-Based Cowards

Hoping to Deflect Rage From the Republicans on Whom It Belongs, Newt Gingrich Blames Nation's Problems On Unemployed People

House Republicans Want Little Girls to Get Raped

Holy Obvious! Study Concludes Fox News Viewers Are The Most Misinformed

Repug Hypocrite Senators Cornyn and Thune Publicly Oppose Earmarks While PRIVATELY Requesting Them

Rep. Jon Kyl Reaps $200 Million in Earmarks While Publicly Denouncing Earmarks. How Very Repug of Him!

Fox News Posts Onion Obama Story Amid Real News

Pot, Meet Kettle: Deficit commission’s Simpson calls US seniors the ‘greediest generation’

Proving That We Can Only Expect Grunts from Piglets - Palin Daughters Tweet Homophobic Slurs

In The United States of Serfs and Lords, Your Reward Comes In Heaven: Deficit Commission Recommends Cutting Social Security, Medicaid & Raising Retirement Age While Advocating MORE Tax Giveaways For The Rich

Right-Wing ‘Journalists’ At Secret Koch Meeting Make A Living Defending Unlimited Corporate Political Money

HYPOCRITE Republicans Beg For Funds In Private Letters from the Stimulus Plan they Vociferously Opposed in Public

All Men Are Created Equal? HELL NO in Repug World! Rush Limpballs Says That Some People Were Born to Be Slaves

John Boehner's Republicans Fight To Keep Outsourcing American Jobs

Karl Rove's "American Crossroads" into Oligarchy funded 91% by Billionaires who Can't Abide a Vibrant Middle Class

Can We Arrest Them NOW? Bush Administration Looked for Reasons to Start War With Iraq Upon Taking Office

Will Their GREED EVER END? Republicans Can't Stop Talking About Handing Social Security Over to Wall Street Banksters

ONCE AGAIN - Faux News Edits Clip to Fit Their Pro-Corporate, Anti-Everyone Else Agenda

Repug Bob Corker Celebrates American Car Industry he Tried to Kill

Fox "News" Deceptively Edits Video to Fit their Agenda - AGAIN

Fox Business Channel Celebrates Labor Day by Attacking Unions

In video, organization behind Christian Fundamentalist C Street House Details Plan for Control of Society

Republican Hypocrisy Never Ends: Koch Industries Applies For Federal Funds From Health Care Law It Vehemently Opposes

Alan Simpson: Social Security Is 'A Milk Cow With 310 Million Tits'

Follow the Money: Corporate America's Propaganda Outlet FOX "News" Fails To Mention That Their Co-Owner Is One They Accuse Of 'Terror Funding

Like their Father did During Kennedy Administration, Koch Brothers Use their Inherited Billions to Fund Fake "Grassroots" Outrage Rallying Dupes to their Own Demise

Corporate America's Propaganda Outlet (Faux News) & Wall Street Journal's Parent Company ... ahem... "News" Corp... Greases the Wheels of the Plutocracy with a $1 Million Dollar "Donation" to Republican Governors Association

Religious Zealots Determined to Drag US to New Dark Age - Conservative Think Tank Fighting for "Creation" Myth to be taught in Science Classes

Repugs Economic Plan for the Future: Do the Same Things That Destroyed the Middle Class - Only More

Repugs Punish and Mock the Unemployed for Deficits they Giddily Ran up for Years.

DINO News:
Obama Wipes His Ass With The Constitution, The Bill of Rights and The Magna Carta by Signing NDAA - Enabling The Military To Indefinitely Detain Americans Without Charge, Trial or Due Process of Law

Despite Campaign Promises, Obama Signs MORE So-Called "Free Trade" Deals, Greasing The Race to the Bottom, Turning Americans into Cheap Labor Wage Slaves - As Corporate America Always Wanted

REPORT: Debt Ceiling Deal Will Cost 1.8 Million Jobs In 2012

Obama's Job Czar Jeffrey Immelt Sends MORE American Jobs to China

Washington is About to Make the Jobs Crisis Worse

Obama Puts Social Security Cuts on the Table for Repugs to Finally Destroy... I Wonder if the Republicans Will Love the Kenyan Socialist Now?

Max Baucus, the Same DINO Who ARRESTED People for Wanting to Talk About Single Payer during the Health Care Hearings, Slipped Single Payer Into the HCR Bill - For the Town of Libby, Montana Only

The man Republicans labeled a "Socialist" even as he was deregulating the media, signing the repeal of Glass Steagal & the Working-Class-killing NAFTA, CAFTA & GATT, Bill Clinton, telling Paul Ryan to give him a call so they can plot the destruction of Medicare.

Cornell West is as disappointed in Obama as the rest of the Progressive Community and describes him as, “a black mascot of Wall Street oligarchs and a black puppet of corporate plutocrats. And now he has become head of the American killing machine and is proud of it.”

President Obama Declares Bradley Manning Guilty Without Due Process of Law - Long Live the King... I Guess!

Obama Administration Trampling on Rights He Promised To Protect

President Obama thinks it's a good idea to cut heating aid in an extremely brutal Winter during the worst economic crisis since the FIRST Republican Great Depression.

Corruption is Corruption - Even When a "D" does it. Obama OMB Director Peter Orszag takes a High Salary Job at Citibank after Working to Make it one of the Biggest Recipients of Taxpayer's Bailout Cash

Corruption is Corruption - Even When a "D" does it. Obama OMB Director Peter Orszag takes a High Salary Job at Citibank after Working to Make it one of the Biggest Recipients of Taxpayer's Bailout Cash

So Funny I Forgot to Laugh: Holbrooke's Last Words On Afghanistan Clarified As Being Part of a Humorous Exchange by Obama Administration

Follow the Money: Right-Wing Koch Industries gave funding to the DLC and served on its Executive Council

Obama Solution to Stop Outsourcing - Stop Counting Jobs Outsourced

Gibbs on the Left: Dog Bites the Man

Obama Administration Wants to be Able to Spy on You without Court Oversight

Senate Democrats Abandon Effort to Extend Unemployment Benefits in Face of Repug Filibuster

White House Intervenes On Financial Reform To Protect Big CEO Pay

12 DINOS Side With Repugs To Block Unemployment Extension

Bill Clinton Thanks Health Insurers For Their Support Of The Health Insurance Reform

Schumer Congratulates Lincoln For “Fighting Unions” As FDR Rolls In His Grave

6 Dirty Dinos (Bayh, Landrieu, Lincoln, Nelson, Pryor, Rockefeller) Vote With Repug Murkowski In Failed Attempt To Strip The EPA Of Its Power To Regulate Greenhouse Gas Pollution.

Metaphorical Deaths
Liberal Radio

Ground Zero in the Class War: Then They Came for the Trade Unionists

Koch Takes his Expensive Lap Poodle For a Walk

The American People are working harder, longer hours, and still can’t keep up with rising prices, utility bills, ballooning medical expenses, and the accelerating cost of paying for an education.

Still, the trust fund billionaire Koch Brothers yanked on their chain and their poodle Republican governors started barking in unison, well trained in obeying their masters and set out to do the business of further subjugating the people into compliant serfdom.

Teachers, nurses, cops, firefighters and other state workers did not cause the economic mess we are in – 30 years of failed Republican economic policies designed to make the rich richer and working people the working poor was the culprit.

USA Today reported
“A congressionally appointed panel reported …that the financial crisis that set off the Great Recession was avoidable, casting a wide net of blame over regulators and financial giants alike.

In other words, since America swallowed the Reaganomics voodoo she is now dying from, a 30-year policy of deregulation “stripped away key safeguards, which could have helped avoid catastrophe.” This caused gaping holes in the government’s regulation of the shadow banking system and over-the-counter derivatives markets into which banksters slipped and plied their greed-centered game to the detriment of the nation. As Matt Taibbi reported in his story for Rolling Stone titled, “Why Isn’t Wall Street in Jail?“, immense corruption and malfeasance before, during and after the finance meltdown has plunged American into economic Hell – NOT unionized teachers making $35,000 a year.

The economic crisis was caused by the super wealthy who pushed for deregulation of financial markets, and by lobbied for “free-trade” deals that took the jobs of manufacturing middle class members, and service jobs of white collar workers from American demanding a living wage and gave them to Chinese and Indian workers begging for slave wages.

Back when Obama was capitulating the Republican Tax Cut Terrorists, Reuters reported that the real GOP plan was to push states to declare bankruptcy so as an excuse to smash unions.

As revealed in the phone call from Buffalo Beast  blogger pretending to be his master David Koch, Scott Walker never once reiterated that the attempt to destroy collective bargaining was part of the remedy for “budget repair.”

“State records also show that Koch Industries, their energy and consumer products conglomerate based in Wichita, Kan., was one of the biggest contributors to the election campaign of Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, a Republican who has championed the proposed cuts.

Even before the new governor was sworn in last month, executives from the Koch-backed group had worked behind the scenes to try to encourage a union showdown, Mr. Phillips said in an interview on Monday.”

The New York Times reported in their column, Billionaire Brothers’ Money Plays Role in Wisconsin Dispute:

Among the thousands of demonstrators who jammed the Wisconsin State Capitol grounds this weekend was a well-financed advocate from Washington who was there to voice praise for cutting state spending by slashing union benefits and bargaining rights.
The visitor, Tim Phillips, the president of Americans for Prosperity, told a large group of counterprotesters who had gathered Saturday at one edge of what otherwise was a mostly union crowd that the cuts were not only necessary, but they also represented the start of a much-needed nationwide move to slash public-sector union benefits.

“We are going to bring fiscal sanity back to this great nation,” he said.

What Mr. Phillips did not mention was that his Virginia-based nonprofit group, whose budget surged to $40 million in 2010 from $7 million three years ago, was created and financed in part by the secretive billionaire brothers Charles G. and David H. Koch.

State records also show that Koch Industries, their energy and consumer products conglomerate based in Wichita, Kan., was one of the biggest contributors to the election campaign of Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, a Republican who has championed the proposed cuts.

Even before the new governor was sworn in last month, executives from the Koch-backed group had worked behind the scenes to try to encourage a union showdown, Mr. Phillips said in an interview on Monday.
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The fact that the unions have already made all the concessions on health care benefits and pensions that the governor requested, it’s clear that Scott Walker’s plan is more about stripping working families of their rights than about balancing a budget.  What Walker is engaged in is nothing less than a crusade against working families — a purely political maneuver disguised as a budget crisis to not only turn working people into serfs but also eliminate funding for the Democratic Party and create permanent Republican rule in America.   For all the Hitler Mustaches they draw on OTHERS, Republicans sure take pages right from the books of some of histories worst authoritarian monsters.

Who could forget that line from pastor Martin Niemöller’s famous poem, “…Then they came for the trade unionists and I did not speak out because I was not a trade unionist…”?

This latest assault is more proof that Republicans are the true heirs to all authoritarian tyrants in history including Hitler, Stalin and more recently, Mubarak in Egypt.  As Senator Sherrod Brown (D- Ohio) explained on the Senate floor:

“I look back in history, in some of the worst governments that we had, you know the first thing they did, go after unions, Hitler didn’t want unions, Stalin didn’t want unions, Mubarak didn’t want unions, these autocrats don’t want independent unions.”

The bottom line is that Scott Walker (and the rest of the Republican authoritarian Governors attacking working people) is David Koch’s lap poodle doing the dirty work of his billionaire benefactors.  It’s well known that inside all right wingers beats the heart of a coward longing for an authoritarian daddy to save them from the monsters they create.  In this case Walker CREATED a budget “crisis” as an excuse to implement a right wing agenda he never ONCE promised on the campaign trail.

What was also revealed in the prank phone call was Walker’s delusions of grandeur… seeing himself as Reagan’s second coming and true CON ideologue whose roots can be traced back to the time when Thomas Paine wrote “Rights of Man” as a rebuttal to Edmund Burke’s philosophies that the majority needed to be governed by a minority of wealthy aristocrats.

Conservatives HATE an Empowered Middle Class

Conservatives believe that an empowered middle class is… plain and simple… dangerous.  An empowered middle class says, “Hell no, we won’t go” to their stinking corporate oil wars.  An empowered middle class knows it has can demand safe working conditions and a living wage.  They won’t settle for the crumbs that fall off the tables of their “masters” because they are aware of their value to making the economic wheels turn.    An empowered middle class has a seat at the table.  This is chaos to Republicans, who can’t abide their mastery of the universe interfered with by the dumb plebeians whose desire to live, grow old, and enjoy some creature comforts gets in the way of unbridled corporate profit.   In truth, Republicans hate the poor and middle class… which is why they treat them so disrespectfully by bombarding them with lies and manipulating them to support policies that will, at best, serve to diminish the quality of their life, at worst, literally kill them.

This hatred is evidenced ALL over Scott Walker’s  “Budget For His Buddies” the so-called budget “repair” Bill allows for the state to sell off its utilities to private companies without competitive bidding.  The three companies in Wisconsinthat would be in a position to make such a purchase, including C. Reiss Coal, are subsidiaries of Koch Industries, the second biggest contributor to Gov. Walker’s campaign.

The Cap Times reported:  “Walker claims there is a $137 million deficit — it is not because of a drop in revenues or increases in the cost of state employee contracts, benefits or pensions. It is because Walker and his allies pushed through $140 million in new spending for special-interest groups in January. If the Legislature were simply to rescind Walker’s new spending schemes — or delay their implementation until they are offset by fresh revenues — the “crisis” would not exist.”

But wait!  There’s MORE!, as Thom Hartmann said:

“ThinkProgress has pointed out some lesser-known provisions that Scott Walker and his Republican colleagues are trying to slip through the state legislature that should worry many Wisconsinites.  Even if protesters successfully defend their rights to collectively bargain – they still have to deal with a GOP-led assault on the several health, environmental, and economic programs including a bill that will allow the state’s uber-conservative Health and Human Services Secretary to override state Medicaid laws to make deep cuts into the critical health care program.

There’s also legislation that will exempt local governments from having to disinfect their waters – and a similar bill that exempts large tracts of wetlands from environmental oversight.  It just so happens that many of those wetlands are owned by a rich Republican donor…talk about cronyism.  The GOP wants Wisconsin voters to have to show an ID when they vote from now on – a move that could disenfranchise many elderly, urban, and low-income voters.

And finally – there are two bills that drastically increase Governor Walker’s powers, including giving him authority to write rules for the state’s ethics watchdog agency – and allowing Walker to turn 37 state civil servants into political appointees thus politicizing critical social services.  What we’re seeing in Wisconsin is not the agenda of a Republican governor – it’s the agenda of a radical autocrat.  And if Walker is successful – Wisconsin is screwed.”

And let’s not forget that while Walker’s budget slashes Medicaid, it INCREASES funeral assistance for the destitute who die.   How “compassionately Conservative” of them!  So while Walker creates more destitute people, at least he and his rich pals won’t have to risk stressing their “beautiful minds” encountering destitute corpses littering the paths to their gated communities.


A letter to the Greenbay Press Gazette:

Letter: Gov. Scott Walker is ‘dictatorial, vindictive’

I support Gov. Scott Walker, his fiscal policies and budget repair bill because:

1. I prefer that my tax dollars go to out-of-state companies than to my friends and neighbors who are garbage collectors, public health nurses and courthouse employees. I am confident that the full-time equivalent jobs created by those companies will provide livable incomes and good benefits to Wisconsin workers.

2. I believe that Walker cares more about my children’s education than their teachers do.

3. I want private companies to charge me fees for street repair, county park maintenance and school lunch programs and take their profits out of my community.

4. I understand that college isn’t right for everyone. It’s no big deal that Walker dropped out after four years just 36 credits short of a degree. After all, he didn’t want to be a librarian or a social worker or a public defender.

5. I look forward to Walker separating the University of Wisconsin-Madison from the rest of the state university system, appointing his friends to run it and charging more for students to go there. And I do hope that UW-Madison becomes a second-rate university.

6. I trust that retirees are sleeping better knowing that Walker suggests that the well-managed Wisconsin Retirement System be required to invest only in Wisconsin entities.

7. I like the fact that public employees will have no job security, no say in determining their working conditions, and no opportunity to discuss their complaints or concerns with their employers. And it’s great that workers who can’t tolerate the situation will create more competition for jobs in the private work force. I do kind of wonder who will want to enter public-service professions. But does it matter? Anyone can do those jobs.

8. I love the way that environmental laws can be quickly circumvented when a wealthy businessman wants to develop fragile, protected wetlands.

9. I applaud Walker when he says he will call on the National Guard to put down protests. Calling on armed guardsmen is a totally appropriate response to civil disobedience. It’s how to show people who’s boss.

10. I know that ramming bills through the state Legislature without public input or legislative debate is just efficient government. Really — asking citizens’ opinions or having legitimate discussion of bills affecting everyone in Wisconsin is simply a waste of time.

If you agree with these statements, Walker is your man, and you deserve everything he will do to you and our state.

If you disagree with these statements, please call or e-mail your Republican legislators and ask them not to blindly rubberstamp the governor’s proposals. Let Walker know, too, that you don’t approve of his dictatorial and vindictive approach to governing our state.

Ann Harrison

Sturgeon Bay

The bottom line is that Republicans are like vampires… you have to invite them in your house but they won’t leave until they have sucked the life out of you.

Let this be a lesson to all the working people who voted for David Koch’s lap poodle in the hopes he would meet them for a beer.  Republicans DON’T CARE about working people -NEVER HAVE & NEVER WILL.  Know them by their fruits.  While working people suffer, Walker’s rich pals continue to party & have the nerve to talk about “shared sacrifice” when they have never even sacrificed LUNCH!   Working people SACRIFICE EVERY DAY so the rich can continue to live high off our labor.   We suffer with their greed and are further insulted while they abuse us further to keep their party going while leaving us to fight over the scraps.

Republican policies collapsed the economy 2x in a century, & rather than slither back to their lairs, they use their very destruction as an excuse to further turn the working people into compliant serfs!  ENOUGH!  This is why they are desperately trying to divide working people against each other, & some people buy it.  SOME – not all.

They have the money but WE HAVE THE NUMBERS.   We must stick together & get America working again for WORKING PEOPLE!


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