Thursday, February 23, 2017

The TOO TALL Texas Tale of TWO TALL Signs ... From Bald Mountain to Hollywood Hills Mount Lee ... The "Blistering History" Edition ... (TASTE OF TEXAS PT.30)


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Mineral Wells, Texas sign built 1922 & Hollywood, California sign built 1923




This posting will serve as Part 30 of the "Taste of Texas" series of this journal/ blog. The posting is to look at the decades old Dallas- Fort Worth area story about the "Welcome" sign on Bald Mountain (relocated from East Mountain) in Mineral Wells (Palo Pinto County), which is a local landmark for the small town of around 17,000, west of Fort Worth. And the other more popular sign, which is very well known worldwide, is the "Hollywood" sign, located on Mount Lee in the Hollywood Hills. The Bald Mountain sign in Mineral Wells, was put up in 1922, and the Mount Lee sign in LA, was put up in 1923 ... and they both have similarities when viewing from the ground at the base of them, which I've viewed both over the years in person myself. It was popular at a time (early 1900's), for many folks around the country to visit Mineral Wells, for the mineral spring waters, many from Hollywood as well ... more below in the links. But for years, as the story goes, folks have had reason to believe in Mineral Wells, that the "Welcome" sign in their little town, is what inspired the "Hollywood" sign that went up the year after ... the reasons also below. However, as you can see below, the story continues, and I dont think anyone will ever really know, so this is up to the viewer to decide, not me, I'm gonna stay outta this shit ... heh, heh, heh, heh, heh {:-)


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***** WFAA / 8/ DFW: Did Hollywood steal its sign idea from Mineral Wells? ... (newsread/ video)





***** CURBED/ LA: Tiny Texas Town Likes to Say It Inspired the Hollywood Sign ... (newsread/ links to both sides, from Bald Mountain to Hollywood Hills/ Mount Lee)





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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

SWEDEN'S "SWEET" RIOTS 2017: What Happens in Sweden, stays in Sweden ... A look at Sweden's "WHITE- GUILT" & "MULTICULTURAL DREAM" ... The "Cultural Clashes" Edition ... (HUMAN MORALITY PT.21)




Migrants shower police with stones in Stockholm ... Thanx to Pravda Report




This posting will serve as Part 21 of the "Human Morality" series of this journal/ blog. Parts of the postings title were inspired by the Las Vegas slogan "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas", and by "Red Pill" of YouTube below. What inspires the posting though, is the endless mainstream network primetime news over the last couple dayz here in America, on ABC, CBS, NBC and CNN, about how stupid President Trump is, talking about "what happened in Sweden last night" etc. Even Hollywood pop- culture personalities, and a host of other pop- culture so called "liberated and worldly" Americans, have made a 2 to 3 day spectacle out of this, and basically saying that there is NO problems in Sweden, the Swedish government saying no problems, and painting a picture of multicultural happiness and harmony ... I guess, you can call it "fake news", eh? heh, heh, heh, heh, heh {:-) I have read several news reports on this, and it is difficult to even find any non left/ right news, and absolutely incredible on the amount of political correctness, you have to actually go to right wing media, just to even hear the word "muslim", sad, but true. Mostly all I hear, is that, they dont know who these people are rioting, they are all unidentifiable, they are immigrants, but who knows from where?, people are being attacked in these EU countries, women are being sexually assaulted, citizens being mugged, riots breaking out ... and all by unidentified immigrants, that are mainly male, and this has been playing like a broken record in western European countries, for several years now. I have been asked locally by folks time and again over the years, why I vote democrat, am liberal on so many social issues ... yet dont like being categorized as an American liberal? ... well, this is a perfect example of why. Our political correctness, has become a culture of goofy stupidity, and to listen to Hollywood celebrities run their mouths while in their Beverly Hills mansions and neighbourhoods about what's going on, and who's at fault, is just as pointless to follow too, as much as politicians of Washington's left/ right establishment.

Since these incidents are all carried out by unidentifiable immigrants, I cant include this in the "Arab World Tensions" series, because I cant say this cultural clash is between Muslim immigrants and the native citizens of these countries, so it will go in the "Human Morality" series ... there certainly is a difference in moral values, eh? But, in my personal view, much of this stems out of a culture of Islam, and differences with Swedish European culture, as far as the tensions in countries like Sweden ... and yes, I view religions as basically cultures, I dont see a goddamn thing spiritual about them. No doubt though, regardless of the news we are fed daily here in America, that none of this is happening, there are some real problems with the immigration flow coming into these countries, any way you slice it. I suppose this doesnt happen either, eh? I dont have a problem with folks that really are trying to avoid oppression and persecution in some of these countries, Syrian's for example are going through some tough times, many would like to stay in Syria, but have to flee for their lives. When you come to ones country, it's simple, you understand what is acceptable in that country. Example, if I went to a Arab Muslim country to live, I would have to abide by that culture and respect it, and in many, if I didnt, I may be imprisoned or executed. In America for example, our women should not be criticized or bothered, because of the way they dress or act for instance, or because they may enjoy having a drink/ alcohol ... our gay people, the same applies ... and our generational African Americans, are not to be insulted, especially by immigrants, who have no idea what they been through in this country since the start of it ... and yes, I have heard all this out of some immigrant Muslims personally. I feel the same way whether your religion is Christian, Muslim, Jew, or any other. I included some brief newsread below from the Toronto- Sun ... and I found a pretty straight view on this from a citizen of Sweden, "Red Pill" on YouTube, to explain alot of this ... and Yes, although I may not agree with him on some other things, I agree with him on much of this ... so Thanx to him on this.


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***** TORONTO SUN: Riot breaks out in predominantly immigrant suburb in Sweden ... (newsread)






Swedish Citizen: "Trump Is Right About Sweden" | Fake News Fails Again ... Thanx to Red Pill





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"Unidentified" immigrants, burning Sweden's flag ... perhaps they're American atheists in disguise, eh? ... only God knows, the mainstream media or politicians sure as Hell dont {:-)

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Friday, February 17, 2017

LAURA COX BAND: "Hard Blues Shot", "La Grange", "Take Me Back Home" & "Just Got Paid" ... (BEAUTIFUL GIRLZ PT.21)


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**** MUSICLEGENDS: Laura Cox Interview- 11 september 2015




This selection for this journal's music/ arts honour roll society, will be to showcase some of the work of the Laura Cox Band, out of Paris, France ... although when I first listened to some of Laura's playing on YouTube, I thought she was from Paris, Texas ... no doubt, you'd feel right at home down here in Hell's Ranch (Texas), Laura! {:-) Laura is a singer/ songwriter/ guitarist ... it appears, she started on a bass and decided to take up guitar, and started at around age 14 in 2005, started putting up videos on YouTube solo around 2008, and today has 47+ million views, and 200,000+ subscribers. She managed after just doing solo YouTube after awhile, to get a band together, it started with a good guitarist she met with similar tastes in music, Mat Albiac, after getting some work going together, and releasing their first single in 2014 called "Cowboys & Beer", they managed to bring on Francois on bass, and Antonin on drums, and then really get to work! The music falls into right now, the southern blues rock and classic rock, they add a fresh taste to it, and preserve well that style, but are also open to expanding into other styles in time. And Mat worx really well as far as for rhythm guitar too, blending with her work well, I believe his choice appears to be a Gibson SG, I seen Laura play various guitars, but I think her favourite is the Bacchus- Duke- Standard ... she also has a thing for Orange amplifiers, as far as getting the vintage sound she wants, and was endorsed by Orange amps ... which was a treat for her and the crew, she said. I was just introduced by a buddy to Orange amps in 2016, who told me to try it out one day (no, I'm not a guitarist, but enjoy messing around on guitars and various effects) ... I really liked it and the sound!

They mainly just been playing around France, but had got some good bills and offers to jump on as opening acts too, for well established industry names ... the big thing for them, is 10 march 2017, their first full album, "Hard Blues Shot", will be released on the Verycords label ... and Congratulations! Working and playing this genre of music at this time, in France only, does not bring in the demand as trendy pop music would, so, they look on being able to travel more to surrounding countries, and hopefully in the future, abroad. Much of the influence comes from the classic and southern rock, blues, country ... Laura was inspired much by her dad's music as a child. They are really a tight crew, and I like Laura's style, and she is a very versatile guitarist, just check out some of her other YouTube vidz, I like her slide work in there too! Below I chose a couple of their pieces, but I also wanted to throw in a couple old ZZ Top favourites, "La Grange" and "Just Got Paid", that they covered ... actually I would like to hear them do a cover of ZZ Top's "Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers"! {:-) Also, because of Laura's talent and beauty, I wanted to add her in the "Beautiful Girlz" series of this journal ... and it's a real treat, refreshing that classic rock style that she gives on guitar and songwriting. Wishing her and the crew the best on their journey and music as well!


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Laura Cox Band- Hard Blues Shot (Live Ris- Orangis, France 2016) ... Thanx to Laura Cox





The Laura Cox Band- La Grange (Live in Chelles, France)- 27/ 01/ 17 ... Thanx to J Nieren





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Laura Cox Band- Take Me Back Home (Live Ris- Orangis, France 2016) ... Thanx to Laura Cox





The Laura Cox Band Just Got Paid Live @ Festival Nogent Sur Oise 2016 ... Thanx to Ralpha El






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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

KHALID SHEIKH MOHAMMED: Letter to President Obama ... "TRUTH in TESTIMONY on TERROR & TYRANNY ... The "Newton's Third Law of Motion" Edition ... (ARAB WORLD TENSIONS PT.9)


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**** Khalid Sheikh Mohammed



This posting will serve as Part 9 of the "Arab World Tensions" series of this journal/ blog. It will be to view the letter of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, that he wrote in 2015 to President Obama, while incarcerated at Guantanamo Bay Prison. But President Obama never received it until dayz before he left office in 2017 ... it was pending review they say, by the Pentagon's "reviewing authority" and considered "classified" ... newsread here from the "Miami Herald" ... also, credit here to Miami Herald for the piece. The letter for me, was just a compelling piece, that I was much in agreement with, and some not familiar with, so a surprise to me. I also feel like this should be given to President Trump, also the 435 members of the House of Representatives, and the 100 Senators to read as well ... and especially be in the public mainstream for American's to read and have some thought and conversation on. Much of what Khalid Sheikh Mohammed sayz ... I have thought for years and questioned, as far as our foreign policy, use of defense, and military/ political intervention and occupations, which I also write about throughout this series and blog, as far as my views. I cant say I know for fact that he did write this letter, but it is about as blunt and honest on the subject as you can get, which is a rarity in our politically correct corporate/ banking controlled society of today. As far as the guilt of this man orchestrating the 9/11 attacks, who is awaiting a death penalty trial ... if I was a juror, it would be difficult for me to be conclusive in a verdict of guilt ... being the amount of torture through waterboarding, deprivation, and degradation that he went through, it is hard to not break and say whatever under such interrogation. I also assume that one of the reasons that this case/ trial was avoided to be tried in a mainland U.S. criminal court, is because with all the torture and clear rights violations, that are against what our democracy and a fair trial should be, a defense lawyer would have so much to call out in a criminal court, and chance of getting a mistrial/ dismissal.

You dont have to be religious to understand this letter, as Khalid Sheikh Mohammed points out, you can use "Newton's Third Law of Motion", it's simply action and reaction, and the reality, condition, and result of war, oppression, tyranny, extreme greed, etc. I'm not Muslim or Christian, and never been religious in my entire life, in fact, my views clearly here on these institutionalized religions. I dont even read jihadist literature, I dont have much of anything culturally in common with these folks, anymore than I would with Christian fundamoralists (fundamentalists), in fact, culturally, I'm more like a segregationist ... and I never felt like we belong in these countries telling them what to do, anymore than they belong in our country telling us what to do. I'm as vulnerable as an American citizen to these terror attacks as anyone else ... something that our political loved ones in Washington, and their banks/ corporations that buy them, dont have to worry much about themselves. But enough from me on this. If the reader is able, try to set aside the left/ right duopoly politics, religion, petty bitch fights, corporate programming and such for a moment, and read this 18 page letter sent to the President below, and what in part motivates these attacks on the west, that we have to respond to, while most is just dictated by those at the top, for power, global territorial rule, and money. I think we can all learn something.


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***** MIAMI HERALD: LETTER FROM THE CAPTIVE MUJAHID KHALID SHAIKH MOHAMMAD ... to President Obama ... (ksmlettertoobama.pdf ... read)






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Thursday, February 9, 2017

EUGENE VICTOR DEBS: Tossing a WRENCH into the TRENCH of The Ruling Class Machine ... The "COUNTERPUNCH" Edition ... (PUBLIC PATRIOTS PT.48)- (THE AWAKENING PT.47)


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***** The Eugene V. Debs Foundation




The Speech That Sent Debs to Jail ... Thanx to Bernie Sanders- Topic




This posting will be for 2 series of this journal/ blog, "The Awakening" and "Public Patriots" series, an intro video above. The posting will be to highlight and honour Eugene Victor "Gene" Debs, for his contributions to standing up for American's rights, labour, and unionization as a union leader, also founder of the "Socialist Party of America", inspiring many, including great leaders of today, such as Senator Bernie Sanders. This is also a man who was ready to take whatever he was dealt by the courts/ government when it came to this, and his opposition to our war at the time, and served his time convicted and imprisoned for going against the grain, he was also a U.S. presidential candidate several times ... received 100's of 1000's of votes, and had a large following, making him a big threat to the establishment. So much of what he had to say a century ago, applies well to the times we are in currently, because it's the same old song and dance, as history repeats itself once again ... same shit, with new packaging is all. If we had stronger support and input in Congress from folks like Debs, or other socialists of that time, like Congressman Victor L. Berger, we would even probably be in better shape today than we are now. Socialism through controlled thought and propaganda is demonized, or looked at as an extreme, like old school Soviet communism. I'm not with any socialist party for instance, and seen much progress in capitalism, but realize that socialist ideas, have some positive points for a wider population. I have alwayz felt like some socialism can be a benefit to capitalism (as in 2nd paragraph here) ... I mean, there are several european countries that have socialism, and it did not shut down business and capitalism at all, nor did any of the social public programmes in America shut us down. We been programmed in a way through our political culture, to think if you're a capitalist, that all socialism is evil ... and if you're socialist, to think that all capitalism is evil.

I was at a private event here in Texas, not long back, that was alot of libertarian folks, and very politically outspoken/ opinionated, real pro- freedom with little government types. We had some different ideas as far as government, but soon found we agreed on so much ... we both loved the freedoms we do have, we both loved our 40 hour work weeks, overtime, benefits, and fair livable wages, we liked our social security plan, libraries, freeways, public parks, we all agreed that the corporatism is on steroids, and free market has been contaminated with too much monopoly in this age of "too big to fail", less options, with acquisitions and mergers galore, did not like pensions being replaced with these cleverly drafted plans to make you pay more and expect less, making peanuts for your investment, while paying folks you dont know, too much for managing it. Many things they, or even conservatives regard as part of what we expect and depend on, they didnt look at as "socialism", because it's such a frowned upon word, but as I explained to them, it actually is ... they just seen that as part of what we are entitled to, since we pay for it with our taxes and money, part of what our country should be about, simply. After some lengthy discussion we had, some came away with a different view of how they should label or view socialism, agreeing on much more than they thought they would. The ruling classes want to keep us at odds with each other, thinking and embracing left or right only, competing only for their benefit, they create much of the mess we have, not us ... they sure as Hell hate too much independence or freedom of speech and thought on our part, or finding common ground. China and Russia have also been on their list to conquer through neoliberalism, to have total control over them as they would here. The ruling classes of the west, created all our business dealings/ relations with them, as well as tensions with them countries, as they see fit, and wars with others.

Most folks have much more in common as far as goals and what our lives should consist of than we realize, regardless of what political party we embrace. The ruling classes alwayz do what they have alwayz done historically ... to keep ruling. Any progress or rights that people have got, has only been because the people alwayz had a counterpunch, and tossed a wrench into their machine gears, when most folks know they are getting stepped on too much by those at the top, so the ruling class are not your friend, or going to save you, they work more as an enemy if anything against you, unless you fight back. The resistance and awareness today is really doing great! ... and the response is global even. You can hardly go a month these dayz, without public resistance and disobedience from the people. Just 10 years ago, you hardly heard nothing about the corporatism, or what some of us see as corporate communism, the social and independent media is growing, and outraged more than a decade ago on our politics, the money in them, the 2 party duopoly establishment, the trade deals, the unfair markets, etc. Awareness is exploding these dayz, and gaining alot of ground, so much that those at the top are in fear, and have spent even more, just trying to control legislation, control more of the mainstream media, even building luxurious bunkers to hide in, if they need, heh, heh, heh, heh, heh {:-) To be constitutionally friendly, instead of attempting to use military force on American citizens by our own, they simple drafted some legislation through their flunkies in Washington, to militarize our police forces, and pay for it with our money and property seizure laws, they got more security now than ever ... they know damn well what to expect {:-)

The "ruling class machine", or what many folks label as "the elite", alwayz plan our societies, and are alwayz years ahead of the people, been like that for millennia. Opposition, disobedience, resistance in many forms have alwayz challenged them ... and that's the way it should be, if we didnt in this democracy of the U.S. for instance, we wouldnt even have a fraction of what we have now. As far as what our demands are, that is what's importante, not theirs ... look at it like a lawsuit ... you go in asking for $10 million, because you know, in the bargaining process, you will end up with $5 million, understand, these folks are alwayz open to negotiation and compromise, alwayz looking to make a deal. These ruling classes, do not have some special blood, or are chosen by some higher power, or needed by most people, and in my view, looking at them as some sort of special breed is dumb, or looking at them as elite is an injustice to the word, most couldnt even survive as well as working classes for that matter, if they were in the same situation. We know what they know for the most part where our future is going, we know that there is no longer going to be the need for jobs or labour as we had in the past, population growth as the past, or even a need for capitalism of the past. This is why we are milked now of everything, and these ruling classes are building their empires for a very different future. In the meantime, between now and then, we have to look at what worx for "us" and what dont ... idolizing, submitting, and kissing up to these folks wont gain you a damn thing. Eugene Debs proved that there is nothing to be afraid of by challenging them, and that challenge requires various methods, not just holding a sign up in protest ... unless you pound their asses good, they wont hear a damn thing you say. Enough from me ... a nice selection of reading archives below on Eugene Debs.


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***** MARXISTS.ORG/ DEBS/ ARCHIVES: Eugene V. Debs Internet Archives ... (read/ archives)







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Green Day- Know Your Enemy (Lollapalooza) Uncensored ... Thanx to Where Are We? ... Live from Lollapalooza 2010 Grant Park, Downtown Chicago Loop. I wanted to close out with a little music, released in 2009, with lyrics that are to the point of question, action, and reaction, from San Francisco's "Green Day" ... this will also be included in the "RCJ Music/ Arts Honour Roll Society"





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Thursday, February 2, 2017

NFL CHEERLEADERS CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT 2017: Lawsuits alleging Conspiring Wage Theft ... Suing for Sue ... The "3 CHEERS 4 the Cheerleaders" Edition ... (AMERICAN JOBS PT.7)




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This posting will be Part 7 of the "American Jobs" series of this journal/ blog. This posting will look at the class action lawsuit that came up against the NFL, even alleging conspiracy against the NFL as a whole, on everything from wage theft, to suppression of compensation and benefits, all in my view, way past due, so credit and cheers here for these cheerleaders for stepping up together, there has been individual lawsuits over the years, but I would hope this class action move will bring change, for those new younger cheerleaders ... they're suing for every other "Sue" too, is how I see it. But this can get complicated too, being that these are former cheerleaders pushing this action, in a complex hiring system ... like damn near every other business today, there are alot of parties involved, to lay responsibility on everyone else but themselves, you have the NFL, the individual teams, states, and cities, managements, the entertainment contractors, etc. When we watch these football games, and view the cheerleader squads, there is much that we dont see ... these are not just some women dancing, and much more complex than high school or college cheerleading, these professionals are also entertainers, athletes, as well as public relations specialists of sort themselves, not only on the field, but off. And yes, these businesses are guilty of all alleged in my view, there have been individual settlements reached in past for a reason, just like many of these large corporations, they dont mind shelling out a few million in a bind, when there is over a billion in profits on the line. Then to top it off, they try to nickel and dime them of what little pay they get, through fines, fees, and miscellaneous expenses that should be NFL/ team covered. A positive I read, was that California recently passed through some legislation, making these pro- cheerleaders ... "employees", and having to get at least minimum wage.

I worked with a gal for a year and a half, Kerri, who was also a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader ... it was a new small graphic design and printing business with only about a dozen of us, her uncle who owned the business, brought her in after she been out of college about a year, to give her a job, she done sales on a commission basis, hustling up business, finding new customers, she would find jobs/ clients, I would plan and layout the jobs for press basically. I never realized how difficult it was to be a professional cheerleader, the competition, pay or anything about it ... so Kerri filled me in on alot about it. She had an obligation under contract, to do various fundraisers, conventions, childrens charity shows, etc. ... so she had a full time job it was like, just being on the squad, cause you're working off the field year round, not just football season. She actually loved her job being a Cowboys cheerleader, the workouts, discipline, rehearsals, etc ... she never had any complaints about it. What surprised me most, was when she told me what the pay was ... I had no idea, thinking that they were well compensated, and asked her what drives her to be in it? She told me, the challenge of making the squad with hundreds competing for it, and that it gives you a shot at other opportunities, you get television appearances, travel some, and she even got a couple little modeling gigs on the side in local fashion shows, so it worked out for her. They also have over 100+ different dances that they have to do on cue during that 3 hour game time, and intro performances, halftime ... maybe to rev the crowd, or for a score, depending on the situation. Several injuries can come up to, whether sprains, broken bones or related, the choreography is very detailed.

NFL cheerleaders are supposed to represent the team, NFL, and community wherever they are off the field, according to their contract, they are strict as far as how you carry yourself off the field too, so you have a full time image to present too ... from your speaking and personality to your everyday dressing, I assume that every team has their unique guidelines or conduct. Kerri once told me that she only was able to gain 2- 3 lbs at most, so they are strict on weight, which is understandable on weight, but it is very strict. The NFL is a multi- billion dollar business, all your players get decent pay, even if they just sit on the sidelines, your mascots get salaries and benefits as well ... the cheerleaders also do shoots for the calendars, posters and other merchandise, as well as do extra performances for charity or special events ... Cowboys cheerleaders have been alwayz in demand, and are one of the most popular crews. The money generated by the NFL is at all time highs, as far as all else it generates, and all the sponsors ... from alcohol sales to hospitality, to merchandising, it's a big money maker. This weekend for example, just on the Super Bowl game, a million folks will pour into Houston to watch the New England Patriots take on the Atlanta Falcons ... hotel rooms alone will go from the 100's of dollars to $5000 a night or so, entertainment venues will rake in a bunch, all the merchandise and memorabilia. Cheerleaders will have to make special performances, and day and night, and to also perform a choreographed set for the half time performers appearing, I believe Lady Gaga is the headline performer this year(?). They are doing alot to not get a fair share piece of the pie. This has went on too long as it is, and hopefully with enough pressure from veteran cheerleaders, it will inspire new cheerleaders to take action too, and make changes to how the NFL and their teams deal with these workers. Some read and video linked below, and I closed out with a video interview and dance lesson from Cowboys Cheerleaders.


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Cheerleaders suing NFL over wages ... Thanx to KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas






***** ABC NEWS: Former Cheerleaders Sue the NFL, Alleging Conspiracy Over Unfair Wages ... (newsread/ video)




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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

JACK JOHNSON/ GALVESTON GIANT: "Defeating the Undefeated" ... The Fight for Equal Opportunity & The Fight of the Century ... The "Black White Fight" Edition ... (BLACK HISTORY MONTH/ HARMON LOFT PT.11)


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This posting will serve as Part 11 of the "Black History Month" (february) series for this journal/ blog, to highlight the life of Jack Johnson (aka "The Galveston Giant"), the first black world heavyweight boxing champion. This posting in particular is for Harmon (aka "Red" to friends), who told me about Jack when I was a kid, in particular, that Jack started the venue, originally at 142nd & Lenox up in Harlem, that later became the well known "Cotton Club". As a kid, I had no idea who Jack Johnson was ... but Harmon loved telling stories about folks and events that made black history to everyone, so I learned alot from him ... just listening to Harmon run his mouth about stuff {:-) But there is more than just highlighting the life of Jack Johnson here ... this is a man who lived life to the fullest, and frankly is a perfect portrait of living the American dream, and utilizing free speech and thought, pursuing his goals ... and very importantly, opening the door for equal opportunity for those who were oppressed and denied opportunity, and especially, the many talented young athletes, who faced so many obstacles due to their skin colour or gender even, trying for the chance to compete and stand their ground and continue to fight, a man who set an example, a man who defeated the undefeated. When this man defeated the undefeated world heavyweight champion Jim Jeffries, outdoors at that, in 110 degree heat, riots broke out across America. Jack is not just a boxer ... he is an entertainer, entrepreneur and businessman, a motivational speaker, a champion of civil rights before any such movement, creative thinking, and even in his dark moments during a short prison stretch, inspired, organized and led, and even invented a wrench that he patented, you can look at him as actually "elite" for example, since we loosely use that term so much ... in a time today, where we praise and bow to worthless cowardly parasites, mistakenly calling them elites, who dont do a goddamn thing of worth, except ripping off vulnerable people in my view.

Jack earned everything he had, he didnt inherit it, a poor kid out of Galveston, Texas (Houston area) ... as a kid even working to help take care of his siblings, learning to make tough decisions at a young age, his parents were former slaves at that. He didnt ever seem to grasp the race thing much, even though he lived in a society of racial divide and extreme hatred based on such, and being black, was at the rock bottom level of this society ... he faced everything and obstacles head on, and was bold in doing such. Lived among and befriended many folks as a kid, many were white working class, didnt bother him, even dating women that were white, without feeling any shame ... because, why in Hell should he? He also received criticism in his day, from some black people, because his celebrity type lifestyle, money, the way he dressed, etc ... but he earned what he had, worked damn hard, and wanted to live the best he could, pursuing his dreams, and making the most of it. I actually thought, that President Obama would have granted this man a pardon of his conviction, so that surprised me, looking at what Jack was convicted of and how. This push for a pardon for this man, has went on for years ... even Senators, congressional representatives and many others not in government have been pushing for a President for years to pardon this man. The "Mann Act"(wikipedia) that he was convicted of, was a law made because of him and folks like him, in particular of colour/ race ... it is clear as day why he was convicted. Some say that there is rumor of how he treated women badly, where is the cases though?, show of evidence? ... and believe me, in those dayz, if there was such case, he would have been hung in a heartbeat, for just being black, and his wife or girlfriend being white at that, they would do anything they could to attack and condemn a man like him. It doesnt matter if he dated a woman that was white or black, or one that was a sex worker, or married them, or how many times he married, or how many women he dated ... and it must have been Hell on him in his time, I dated more than one woman as well, and dated black women, or whatever nationality/ race of women I wanted ... I'm white, and got criticism in the 1970's for such ... I can only imagine him in the early 1900's being black and having to go through it.

Some say that his family shouldnt even accept a pardon that has had so much controversy, and is so long past due ... and looking at the kind of man Jack was ... I figure he would tell them to take their pardon and shove it. President G.W Bush or President Obama wouldnt touch it, maybe President Trump will, it certainly wouldnt hurt if he did, and it is a bipartisan push. The way I see it though, is why in Hell should he need their approval or forgiveness? ... for what? ... what in Hell did he do wrong?, I'm a little like Jack ... for me ... fuck your approval or forgiveness ... but many look at it as needed for healing in society. Jack's life or reputation cant be tarnished the way I see it, whether he gets a pardon or not ... and if he dont, it is a clear reminder of what this country once was, and still is to a degree, despite the progress on some avenues that had been made. Enough from me, and on to some read links and video below ... the last video highlights the "fight of the century", and the 'great white hope' folks that tried to maintain their white American supremacy status, that Jack fought to change, and open the gates for equal opportunity for all.


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muhammad ali 1978 says 'jack johnson' the GREATEST ... Thanx to Robert Sevier







***** PIX11/ NYC: The Final Fight: Why a pardon for Jack Johnson is problematic, but essential ... (newsread/ related stories)




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DBBH- Jack Johnson- vs- Jim Jeffries (July 4th, 1910) ... Thanx to DavidBumerBoxHilite







***** pbs.org: Unforgivable Blackness. Knockout. Jack's Women ... (read)





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Thursday, January 26, 2017

TRUMPHRASTRUCTURE AMERICA 2017: "The ART of the CON & How Desperation can BURN YOU" ... What LOOKS Good NOW, May NOT be Good for the FUTURE ... The "NOT LIKE IKE" Edition ... (HOW TO PRIVATIZE AMERICA PT.12)


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Trump's infrastructure plan: $40 billion in private funding already lined up ... Thanx to Fox Business




This posting will be Part 12 of the "How to Privatize America" series of this journal/ blog ... to look at some of the infrastructure talk that been getting alot of play on Capitalism Hill (Capitol Hill). I wanted to open with the above video with Norman Anderson, informal adviser for the Trump infrastructure task force, to show how hungry investors are to a deal, and been waiting with anticipation for a moment like this ... again, these folks are ready to roll at the drop of a hat ... and I would bet, that there are more informal advisers to this administration and President, than you can shake a stick at. But it's importante to slow down a minute before we all jump ... jumping too fast into this, can be more like an "art of the con" ... than an "art of the deal", that even the President himself wont have much control over ... any more than President Obama had as far as creating the ACA/ Obamacare ... a plan that was not created by Obama, and against his proposed idea and vision, for a partial public option ... the people who helped "create and draft" ObamaCare ... are the same people in the GOP/ Republican side right now at high speed, ready to condemn it and abolish it, as their No#1 priority at that, heh, heh, heh, heh, heh {:-) ... just to show an example of how fucked up politics can be when applied without thinking of nothing besides corporate interests ... and Obama's fellow key Democrats, just trashed what President Obama proposed as well. Yeah, I could come up with an even quicker way to pay for infrastructure while still giving some tax incentives to wealthy folks, I'd cut half the damn defense budget, paying that shit off in less than 5 years, by winding down our policing and asskissing for the Saudi's and Middle East, and cut a bunch of unnecessary subsidizing to overbloated corporations and banks, that dont even need it. For me, we need public funded infrastructure more, that EVERY American OWNS, not just a handful of profiteers. I chose a few pieces to highlight below out of several I read, to get to the point of questioning ... after below, I'll add a few views of my own.






***** NATION OF CHANGE: Trump's infrastructure 'plan' is really just a privatization scam ... (newsread)




***** BUSINESS INSIDER: How will Trump's infrastructure plan be paid for? || It's already fairly obvious where Trump's infrastructure push will turn into a dogfight ... (newsread/ audio clip)




***** www.documentcloud.org: Priority List- Emergency and National Security Projects 121416 ... (50 priority projects circulated in congressional and business communities, to look through)






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First of all, what's going on in Washington with this big hot- rush Trumphrastucture gig is getting about as ridiculous as that bloody damn "Great Wall of Trump" on the southern U.S. border. Dont misread me here, I been whining about infrastructure upgrades for years, we damn sure need some, but we also need to think before we act, this is as nonsensical as the trillion dollar war to nowhere we jumped into back in 2003, the bailouts, and other overspending failures. I'm glad at least the Democrats with Schumer and Sanders jumped in right away and proposed their trillion dollar plan to ask Trump to work with them, just to create a left/ right obstacle over who's paying for it ... sure, it was political, but needed, someone needs to throw a wrench into the gears right away, or else it will be a one way street, or some grand bipartisan bargain, with faults all through it, while the majority Republicans will let all their informal advisers ONLY orchestrate this, and tell the Democrats "it's this way or no way". Infrastructure plans were even key topics and proposals in the Obama administration ... and they all opposed him on every step ... now ya'll are all for it? ... and many Republicans dont even want any of it, regardless if Trump wants it or not ... they want to know how were going to pay for it? ... no, Trump's not a politician, but he's a builder, hustler and businessman, who wants to put his name on everything. Well, if it wasnt for all you in Washington wasting money for years on both sides, we would have already done and paid for all we been in need of, so dont highside now about, what you're gonna do, when you havent done a goddamn thing to begin with in the past except drain our budget for your special interests ... then tried to blame that shit on food stamps or whatever. But what I see happening here with this new infrastructure plan, frankly, I hope it runs into every obstacle in the book, despite how bad we need infrastructure upgrades. All I see here is another spending rush of desperation with too much politics and too many people hungry to get what they can get ... like a bunch of sweating dope fiends in a dry area waiting for a fix/ bump, and will settle for watered down dope, stepped on 10x times. Another thing we need to be cautious of, is with the extended deregulation coming, added to the deregulation from every administration left and right since Ronald Reagan, we will be very vulnerable to another major financial crisis, whether it come from the banking, mortgage, insurance, defense/ corporate manufactured war, technology, or energies sectors ... Americans will get tagged with the bill of losses, due to the legislation already in place before the Trump administration, forcing us the American taxpayers to bail out those at fault, and driving us into way more debt even.



Robert Reich: Trump's infrastructure scam ... Thanx to MoveOn





Whether a scam is intentional on President Trump's part or not, isnt the issue here, it will end up a scam looking at what we have going into this ... because everyone else on the playing field out of extreme greed, and will shut Trump out if they have to. Yeah, it will create jobs, and probably a good majority of minimal wage contracting jobs too ... which we have plenty of those jobs now being created as it is, despite increases in recent jobless claims. I dont feel, regardless of how long this planning been in the worx, we are at the right time and place to rush through an infrastructure plan like this, using this way proposed to pay for it ... nor do I feel because of political and social desperation, that we have a level headed Washington politics to jump into this, without screwing the American people out of something again. I also dont feel like there is a one way approach to this, or think that simply taxing the shit out of the rich will pay for it, without outright robbing them, the same way many of them rob us ... and you know that aint gonna happen while they control a large portion of our legislation as it is. This damn border wall, that been priority is another big waste of money, and stupid to think that Mexico cant wait to please us and pay us back for it ... that's about as dumb as asking them to pay for our Medicare programme ... what does it have to do with them and their interests? ... are they asking for a damn wall? ... it's our move, they didnt ask for it. Even more stupidity and hypocrisy, is having to hear Washington politicians from Trump on down and their wealthy constituents bitch about border security and stopping illegal immigration flow (and this wall wont stop it), they made a fortune off illegal and legal immigration, whether it's for your privatized detention centers, your share holders, or your businesses ... many of these corporate establishment politicians in Washington, never even go to the border, live there, or anything related, what in Hell would you know about wetbacks/ border jumpers using your property as a hangover squat stop for rest, or degrading your property in the process? Besides, all ya'll's buddies, when doing this infrastructure boom, will be contracting to 3rd parties to cut costs, and paying bonuses to them that will be using these immigrants for work.

This grand infrastructure plan as is, is more like a grand illusion ... some folks are comparing this to what President Eisenhower done a half century ago (Federal Highway Administration) ... this is NOT the economic climate of a half century ago, and damn sure is not like Ike. Slowly over the last few decades we been losing our country piece by piece, not just our rights, at the rate were going, it will be pointless to even invest in a damn house in the near future, we dont even own as much as we think now. This is nothing but more privatization, and this time for critical infrastructure ... it's bad enough damn near every major sports and entertainment facility coast to coast has some sorry ass name on it, like "Quicken Loans", "AT&T", "Staples", "Bank of America", "NRG", etc ... a damn NFL football team these dayz cant even kick a damn field goal hardly, without the radio sports announcer yelling something like "... it's GOOD!!, a 53 yard CitiGroup field goal!! ... ". Look around your local towns, the increase in things like toll roads all over America ... back in the past, when a toll road paid itself off with tolls, it went to a freeway, like the old DFW Turnpike here in the Metroplex (I-30, now the Landry Freeway) ... these public/ private partnerships, you will never get paid off, the investments will turn it off the minute their profits decline, or not invest in what doesnt look worthy to them, whether it's needed or not, nor will they want to keep up with maintenance ... and will only try to soak more local/ state and federal revenues whenever they feel a pinch, their goal is to make a profit, not to serve the public. What's next? ... libraries?, Post Office? (lord knows they want that as much as Social Security) ... what is left for the majority of citizens/ public? ... what kind of damn partnership is that? ... that's not a business partnership, that's a fools partnership. Folks like Trump or politicians that say they want to cut taxes ... for who? ... do you think were gonna get any cuts, when we have to constantly subsidize them? What about all the interstate highway repairs that need to get done, or roads and water worx across American towns and cities, large and medium size? ... projects that are not priority to these investors or their pre- paid politicians.

The priority private infrastructure investments for most of these entities in this era of neoliberalism ... (still a democracy by Constitutional law, and in the hearts/ minds of 10's of millions, but, much overshadowed, from being invaded by corporate communism and neoliberalism), the focus is in large metro areas, to also use eminent domain and gentrification where needed, to where they can only make a buck with sky high real estate and costs of living off the "new" middle classes, keeping them in the central part of the cities instead of their previous suburban environments ... and moving out working classes, because of real estate increases, to the suburbs or rural areas, making the suburbs and rural areas, the new poverty areas of the future, while milking money from the new middle classes in the urban areas of software engineers, IT specialists, Wall Street crowd, or whoever with enough to get milked for. Do you Trump supporters in small city middle America think that these investors want to do any damn thing for your areas? ... well, you can wait and hope, but from what I see now, dont look like it much ... if it wasnt for the taxpayers and federal government, that ya'll hate, you'd still be using dirt roads in some of your towns as major thoroughfares. Look, in all fairness, I'll give President Trump the benefit of the doubt on his intentions for change or whatever, but, regardless of what his intentions are, if he gives a green light for folks in Washington and Wall Street to take advantage of, they damn sure will, especially the crew he been choosing for key positions, and they will not give a shit in how they have to do it. Jumping head on into this out of desperation will alwayz backfire on you someway ... in time ... so it may look good now, but, may bring us more misery in the future without careful review. Look at China as an example, they invested (their government at that) so much in infrastructure, much past due, and really the top of the line, looks absolutely great too what they done, but look how many bridges to nowhere they have now, or how many vacant areas of new real estate that didnt sell too. From milking our tax money, to pushing austerity, to ripping off homeowners, and you name it, this has been in the worx for years, as I point out all through these series on related issues, to make us more desperate and depending on them in the major corporate/ banking world to save us from the damages they contributed to creating. Taking your time on some things this critical is better ... desperation can burn you ... and I hope that the bitching breaks out across America on how this is being orchestrated and planned.


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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

RUSSIA HACK ATTACK 2017: Fake News, Paranoia Blues, Red Fear & American Light Near Beer ... The "UCBS/ United Corporations Bear Scare" Edition ... (RT/ RUSSIA TODAY PT.3)- (ABBY MARTIN PT.3)- (AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM PT.5)


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This posting will serve 3 series of this journal/ blog ... "RT/ Russia Today", "Abby Martin" & "American Exceptionalism" ... the "American Exceptionalism" series will simply be a new series name to replace "America's Stupidity", to of course be more fashionable and politically correct ... after all, America's stupidity and paranoia is somewhat exceptional, is it not?, heh, heh, heh, heh, heh {:-) Actually, 2017 seems already like it will be more fun and hilarious to me than I first anticipated, full of a new batch of surprises and treats to get handed to us by our corporate political tyrants who represent our interests ... such as the other night, when they were filling us with "Tweety Bird" (Trump) tweets via media, and new Russian bear scare talk about "Poo- Poo" (Putin), to scare and entertain Americans while drinking their favourite fake beer (near beer), or viewing favourite tele series, playing video games, etc ... They were in late night sessions on Capitalism Hill (Capitol Hill) screwing us on a number of health care issues, such as eliminating the chance that we can get better prescription drug prices or choices, of course, a bipartisan effort. You can certainly bet these dayz, that whenever they are filling us full of corporate/ political manufactured fake news to enhance our paranoia, blues and mental prison miseries ... their other hand is in our pockets, screwing us out of something. It appears that 2017 will be the "year of the bear" (bear being a symbol of Russia) as far as scare tactics ... and of course they still have the ISIS scare going on as a back up ... either way you go, someone's gonna get us, heh, heh, heh, heh, heh {:-) ... While these folks in Washington chop away at our liberties, choices, money, social and public services, and whatever else they can get their paws on, all of which we work and pay for ourselves, and get us even more scared to conform to their neoliberal and puritanical utopian fantasies ... and of course our new saviours will be corporations/ banks, to get us past all the evil of the world, etc. Russia is accused of manipulating our election, hacking the DNC, etc ... if America's political parties werent so damn manipulative and corrupt, or just even halfway honest on anything, we wouldnt have a damn thing to worry about, eh?

There is also plenty of scare that "Tweety Bird" (Trump) will bring us into a new war that will be bigger and better than ever ... sending out intercontinental nuclear missiles around the world, and I reckon ole "Poo- Poo" (Putin) will send some our way, and we will all be killed, heh, heh, heh, heh, heh {:-) maybe North Korea will jump in, eh? ... maybe ISIS or affiliated homies? ... maybe they'll target what many despise most ... the Pentagon, Washington (Capitalism Hill), and Wall Street ... I mean, if you're gonna clean up shit, you may as well start in the cesspool {:-) ... who knows? But the idea that "Tweety Bird" or "Poo-Poo" would set off a nuclear apocalypse is unlikely the way I see it ... 2 billionaires with big power wanting to destroy all they have? ... uhhh ... I dont think so {:-) ... I doubt either think they will go to Heaven and get a reward, or care to be martyrs ... their Heaven is right here on Earth. Not even corporations who love conventional wars and make billions off it, would want nuclear war, all these folks make a shitload of money and have power because of our existence ... wipe out that many folks at once and disrupt their financial casino playgrounds? ... uhhh ... I dont think so {:-) But, there are still many Americans that love getting the shit scared out of them, whether it's in the movies or media ... and the thought of doom and gloom is exciting to them ... so, it's all in good fun I guess. This cleverly orchestrated new scare is just the same ole shit in new packaging is all, to buy some more time to distract and fuck us out of something. What Americans should really be doing, is not worrying about this nonsense with Russia or other foreign crap, but getting out here ourselves in our own streets and at the voting polls, and raising Hell against this corporate/ banking American vermin that is destroying us from within our own country. As far as all this fake news and propaganda talk we get about Russia or RT ... what the Hell do you think we get and do in our own country? ... meddling in elections? ... what do you think that America been doing for decades? ... the bloody fucken hypocrisy of America is enormous ... and runs second to none on a global level. In America ... any NON- CORPORATE NEWS today, is "fake news" we are told. I like RT News, and other alternative media myself ... freedom of the press, eh? More below of this hysteria from folks at RT, as well as Abby Martin, who I alwayz love to hear her input/ views.


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RT programming interrupts C- SPAN for 10 minutes, everyone freaks out ... Thanx to RT America






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'They are the most scared of real reporting': Abby Martin blasts US intel hacking report ... Thanx to RT





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Monday, January 16, 2017

TRAFFIC APOCALYPSE: How to AVOID a Traffic Jam in Dallas ... & Blame it on the Cops ... The "All Way Drive/ Freeway Roundabout" Edition ... (DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE? PT.10)


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This posting will serve as Part 10 of the "Defensive Driving Course?" series of this journal/ blog ... to take a look at how folks in Dallas (and I assume some other towns), try not getting caught in a traffic jam from a wreck or whatever on a freeway ... in this case, they blamed it on the cops, but some of these folks do this if there are cops or not. I wanted to post this, because I see folks all across Dallas- Fort Worth, that just cant stand getting in a traffic jam ... folks will do anything to just get off the freeway, they will drive down grassy hills, embankments, drive over medians and curbs, or sidewalks ... some with cars that are low to the ground, unlike a pick- up, SUV, 4x4, will even chance damaging their alignment, etc. I have experienced cars driving off freeways on various freeways across the Metroplex though, when back ups occur. This particular one was over in my part of town, North Dallas, about 15 miles or so from downtown on LBJ Frwy ... geeezz, what's wrong with ya'll ... this one is crazy, and makes me think it's some kind of "all way" drive, going north, east, south, and west, even though it was supposed to be eastbound LBJ ... or them damn roundabouts like they have in London, which seemed twisted to me as an American {:-) You know though, we should feel blessed here in Dallas, because I've drove some of the biggest and worst freewayz coast to coast over the years, in Dallas- Fort Worth, we really have an abundant, up to date, and fairly good flowing freeway system here ... which spoils us, and traffic usually moves quick. Sure, it's common to get pissed or want to get out of a jam, but that's life ... play with your phone, many are on their damn phones when they're driving anywayz, listen to some tunes, or just bitch like I do and get it over with.


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Driver Mayhem On Interstate 635 LBJ In Dallas << CBS Dallas Fort Worth ... Thanx to Accidents 





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Friday, January 13, 2017

Democrats who Voted with Republicans to KEEP Your Prescription Drug Prices SKYROCKETING ... Just Blame it on Racist Transsexuals from Mars ... The "QUESTION EVERYTHING" Edition ... (PHARMACEUTICAL CASH COWS PT.6)


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Corporatist Dems Vote AGAINST Bernie's Cheap Prescription Drug Amendment ... Thanx to The Ring of Fire



This posting will serve as Part 6 of the "Pharmaceutical Cash Cows" series of this journal/ blog ... which I wanted to record in here, because of the lack of atencion this is getting in Democrat media, and I opened at top with the video from Farron Cousins, because it is straight up (yes, Farron IS a Democrat ... a real one though). It is very importante in these times, if you are a supporter of Democrats, to bring this into the light, not try to hide and shy away from it out of fear, or for whatever reason. The only damn thing mostly I hear in the daily news, is what "Tweety Bird" (Donald Trump) tweeted, or fellow Democrat media and supporters talking about how evil he is, etc. The Democratic Party has been losing their asses big time all over the country, besides in a handful of blue metro havens, so you end up with no strong enough party/ presence to counter GOP policies/ moves. You need to TALK about this, question EVERYTHING, apply pressure to your representation, and work on it, if you want to try to rebuild a party that Americans will strongly embrace and put their faith back in, and at least have some leverage against this neoliberalism and the GOP agenda ... otherwise, all you will be able to do is kiss more ass and give in to whatever the corporations/ banks and GOP demands through some "grand bargain" garbage. Geeezz ... I dont know what in Hell it takes to wake some of these folks up? ... it's bad enough taking 12"inches up your ass, what do you need to wake up and address the problems in the party and really make changes ... a grenade up your ass? As a Democratic supporter/ voter myself, it's shameful and embarrassing at this amount of cowardice, and is exactly why these corporations and the GOP take advantage of you, your fears, and generosity. Pharma companies are doing what they are ONLY ALLOWED to do ... this came so close to passing, those 13 Democratic votes against it, basically buried it ... we could have been on the way to better prescription costs in this country! Most of these politicians on BOTH sides, run their damn mouths endlessly about how they want to give you "choice", such as in the insurance market, "shop around", be global in trade, or related corporate sponsored related political sales pitch nonsense ... yet are responsible for restricting you from all they say they want for you to be able to do ... what does that tell you, eh?

This is a lousy way to start off 2017 on the Democrats part too ... you already lost, and have nothing to lose ... as far as the corporate money from pharma is concerned, some who also got money from them voted "for it", even a number of Republicans voted "for it" ... and mostly all Americans want it. This bill was a very importante bill too, yet no coverage in mainstream media either, a bill that people on both sides have been asking for, for years! Being able to negotiate better prices on whatever consumers need is pro- capitalism, pro- business and free market even ... those who cant meet the demands of the consumers, go under and liquidate, etc ... even the most staunch pro capitalism conservative would agree to that. Politically speaking campaign- wise, it's already been proven, that with public support and campaign financing alone, you can be a winner in politics ... just look at what Bernie Sanders done as an example. The sooner these things and flaws within the Democratic Party get addressed, the sooner you can get on to rebuilding and being prepared for the 2018 and 2020 elections, and come out swinging this time .... dont just go along with the GOP, let them nail their own coffin shut, and you will come out ahead. Basically, what this would look like to the average hustler, is a con- job, where you have a ruling corporate sector, that owns a majority of both parties, who play these back and forth taking turns flip- flopping, good/ evil games year after year, to keep these 2 parties and their supporters/ voters, at war with each other in an unending battle, as they chip away your rights, liberties, and rob us ... and it's just a matter of time, before most Americans will think this, unless there is actual action trying to stop this. With these kinds of moves/ actions, you wont be able to hide it in todayz diversified media, and this time, you wont be able to blame these things on the "Russians" ... you will have to come up with some new twisted scapegoat bullshit ... which you may as well just say "Racist Transsexuals from Mars" are the blame next time ... because it's only a matter of time, before all your support views you as having not an ounce of credibility or backbone and leadership qualities. More below from "Common Dreams" on this, and Thanx to them as well as Bernie Sanders.


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***** COMMON DREAMS: Big Pharma- Backed Dems Join GOP to Block Bernie Sanders Effort to End Drug Price Gouging ... (newsread)





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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

CELEBRATING CO2 with Dr.Patrick Moore: The Recipe & Slippery Slope of Promoting FILTH for WEALTH ... The "CARBON FOOTLICK" Edition ... (GLOBAL WAR'N'ING PT.46)




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This posting will serve as Part 46 of the "Global War'n'ing" series of this journal/ blog, to hear out Dr. Patrick Moore, who is a self labeled "sensible environmentalist" and co- founder of Greenpeace, who has left Greenpeace, and explains today ... why we should be celebrating carbon dioxide. I wanted to highlight Dr.Moore in this series though, because much of what he sayz makes sense, and to be fair as well to folks like Moore, and this debate over global warming, and whether it is caused by humans, a debate I wont engage much in with most folks I've talked to that deny it, but write plenty about my views on the subject obviously in this series. Folks like myself that talk over and over about ditching fossil fuels and investing much more in renewable energy, are often looked at as left- wing nuts, that want to drive oil companies out of business, and increase poverty by doing such, with no consideration for jobs and the growing demand for energy. I'm not against oil companies (just some of the practices), and realize the importance of oil, coal, natural gas, etc in these times ... from what I read, Moore has ties to things like nuclear and geothermal as his thing ... I'm not a scientist like Moore, but believe that there is a big future in renewable energies, and other things to come through science and technology, that are not even known yet, that will make the use of fossil fuel extraction and burning old history, and frowned upon by even mega investors in the future. I also believe that we are naturally getting warmer, since the Earth has a long history of these warming and cooling trends, and even when certain species may become extinct that cannot adapt to such, new species replace those that die off. At the same time, science and common sense tell me that because of our actions, we accelerate this warming we currently have, and I think we as a species have done plenty of damage to the Earth as it is ... carbon dioxide for life on Earth is one thing, polluting all the land, waters and air is another. I dont think we are going to reverse the massive damage we have already done by going totally green tomorrow, and dont have time to debate for decades now, who's right or wrong ... whatever we done, we done, it's over, and time to change our filthy ways ... there are other wayz to improve the economy, energy, and create wealth, without tearing up and polluting everything we touch. This "Celebrate CO2" thing is another corporate marketing gimmick, the same as calling coal use as "Clean Coal", or in past, changing "Global Warming" to "Climate Change" talk, or "Public/ Private Partnership" gimmicks, all cleverly worded, designed and sugar coated to sell you the acceptance of their monopolies/ empires and limited and stringent ideas.

What Dr.Moore sayz below is enough to make every fossil fuel provider and investor go hogwild, especially with this new White House crowd and administration we have coming into office this month, with an unbalanced representation of interests, basically of a handful of millionaire/ billionaire hustlers that are thinking of the quick buck ($$) instead of the future, not caring a damn thing about things like carbon footprints, as much as they care about bootlicking a handful of these corporations ... they are so excited ... like a bunch of heroin addicts that just found a few pounds of heroin, and in a rush to tear up everything they can, as well as any regulations that keeps them in line, and keeps our existing life halfway safe. Listening to Moore, or a number of oil company rent- a- scientists, will make these fossil fuel giants and investors think, that they are some new kind of environmentalists, humanitarians, and greenery machines, as long as they keep pumping as much carbon dioxide into the air as possible, they will be saving the planet ... their new pop- culture slogan is "celebrate CO2 --- is a celebration of life"! The fracking, extraction and the rest are already on steroids as it is, and is only getting worse, even without this new Washington, the old Washington alone done enough to grow and feed this frenzy fuel race, as well as other corporate controlled governments and politics of the globe. There is accident after accident, whether it is offshore or onshore, because of the lack of regulatory oversight and accountability as it is, which causes a slippery slope of damages, and we sure as Hell dont need more deregulation ... again, regulation is pro- business, it helps all interests and business in the long run and reduces accidents and/ or intentional neglect and negative results of such. It's understandable that we need very large energy providers, to meet the demands of hundreds of millions of people on various continents ... I mean, it is more easy to have some control over what they are doing as well ... but there is also no need to have just a handful controlling everything. What folks like I say, is not extreme, or going to put oil companies out of business, but diversify supply, demand and business more, and competitive thinking is healthy for business ... cleaning up things is pro- business, and keeps business "in business" ... where in Hell would we be if we never made gasoline unleaded? ... where would we be without waste and dumping regulations and oversight? They want to destroy the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)? ... that's the same as destroying business and yourselves ... protections of the environment, protects your investments as well, eh? Enough from me, and more below with a 20 page PDF read link and a 20 minute video from Dr.Moore.


Word Out ....






***** FRONTIER CENTRE FOR PUBLIC POLICY/ DR.PATRICK MOORE: THE POSITIVE IMPACT OF HUMAN CO2 EMISSIONS ON THE SURVIVAL OF LIFE ON EARTH ... (PDF)





The TRUTH about carbon dioxide (CO2): Patrick Moore, Sensible Environmentalist ... Thanx to Rebel Media






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