Right Wing Dems. A Burgeoning Wing.
The disastrous Clinton Administration can be summed up in three words: NAFTA, deregulation and bubble.
The Clinton years were easily the most conservative in recent party history, making Bill Clinton hands down the worst Democratic president ever.
Two peas in a Wall Street pod.
Barack Obama is giving Wild Willy a run for his money though and will surely be designated “worst ever” Democrat if his administration continues on its current path. Obama has two years to reverse course. But if he persists in his plunge over the right wing cliff, he will usurp that infamous crown from the likes of Clinton.
Here a few of Obama’s tragic missteps:
Saved the big banks, yes.
Saved the crooked bankers, yes.
Turned his back on homeowners, yes.
Abandoned labor union members, yes.
Supported meek stimulus, yes.
Embraced austerity economics, yes.
Pursues destructive trade agreements, yes.
Pursues cuts to Social Security, yes.
Pursues cuts to Medicare, yes.
Signed Obamacare to profit insurance companies, yes.
Double-crossed U.S. on public option, yes.
Cowers before GOP, yes.
Continues Bush wars, yes.
Launches murderous drone attacks, yes.
Supports spying on Americans, yes.
Openly admires Ronald Reagan, yes.
Birds of a feather.
And what about Hillary? Will she follow in the steps of these two tragic Democratic presidents and support the policies that are dismembering the middle class? Why, yes! Of course.
Two peas in a pod.
Little Ricky On His Rocking Horse.
Little Ricky Santorum, former Senator from Pennsylvania and former GOP presidential candidate, is back in the news splainin stuff to us.
This time it’s about Obamacare. Ya see, Ocare is sposed to provide heath insurance so sick people can get health care.
Santorum (at the Reagan Ranch for a Young Republican’s pow wow, rode into town wearing his finest Reagan get up and shouting a hearty “giddyup horsey”) said that if gubmint is responsible for health care, it controls who lives and who dies. “Cause if the gubmint withholds health care from people, those people die and can’t vote. Against you. Or anybody else for that matter. Of course, they can’t vote for you either.
People are making fun of Little Ricky’s convoluted explanation of gubmint health care. But maybe he has a point. Would a Republican president attempt to withhold care from working class people who tend to vote Democratic so they die and can’t vote? Tis a question to ponder.
Santorum, we think (who can tell???) was apparently attempting to link Obamacare,which is health insurance, to gubmint health care, which Ocare is not.
Not to belabor the point but nearly half the country is on government health insurance and has been for decades (Medicare, Medicaid) and it works far better than the money gouging, limited care profit variety. In both cases, private and government, the insurances rely on a private model delivery system.
Little Ricky rides again. Giddyup horsey.
Good Bye, Rudolph.A fellow who frequently blows His very large reindeer nose Took a plug from his pocket Stuck it into a socket. Now his nose red as Rudolph’s it glows. . A fellow who’d just come to blows With a reindeer famed for his nose Left Rudolph quite stricken As Santa was picken’. A new nose from the pack soon arose. . His nose Rudolph frequently blows As huge tears from his eyes soon arose. His bags he must pack. Santa cut him no slack. It was Rudolph’s the new nose would depose. . Now poor Rudolph frequently blows His nose till it’s red as a rose. His nose he kept lickin’ Said “it’s better than pickin’. A new song someone needs to compose.”
Tricky, Tricky, Tricky.
The Washington Post is up to its old tricks. The paper has declared Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) a compassionate conservative. Yes, you read that right. Far, far, faaaaaaaaaar right wing Paul Ryan is just dying to help the poor. What a magnanimous change of heart! Wouldn’t have anything to do with 2016 now, would it?
Actually, it has everything to do with 2016 and nothing else. No doubt, many of the poor will die waiting for Ryan’s help.
So now seriously serious Ryan, who is contemplating a run for the presidency, plans to implement far, far right wing policies to what-chya-call “combat poverty.” Kill food stamps for the hungry, kill the minimum wage for the exploited, cut Medicare and Medicaid for the sick and Social Security for poverty stricken seniors, kill middle class jobs and, presto!!!, poverty will end.
In summary, if you believe in bullshit, Ryan’s your man for president. This lost in space fake is desperately attempting to soften his harsh right wing position on the issues to grease what purports to be a seriously serious, if somewhat slimy, run for the grand prize in 2016.
Ryan Poverty Plan1. Cut spending on the poor, cut taxes on the wealthy 2. Shred safety net through block granting federal programs 3. Encourage entrepreneurism, sprinkle around some vouchers and tax credits
5. Poverty falls
And as for the Post. Well, that right wing sycophantic rag has its own brand of bullshit to toss around.