Wednesday, January 29, 2014

REP. MICHAEL GRIMM (NY): "Holding Representatives RESPONSIBLE" ... Apology or APATHY? ... The "Condemnation justifies RESIGNATION" Edition (PUBLIC PARASITES PT.8)




Congressman Michael Grimm of New York



Part 8 of the "Public Parasites" series of this journal will have to go to NY Congressman Michael Grimm, with plenty of reason which I will explain after the brief newsread and video below. And to be fair here I will link the right slanted "FOX News" as well, so that I cant be pigeonholed with some of the mainstream of my fellow democrat voter's or so called liberal's as one that is just out to attack the "right", after all ... I'm not a goddamn bully either ... I am "fair" regardless of what side or cult one may embrace, okay? And I dont write any of this shit because I am one of these political junkies like some, I actually probably loathe writing about politic's more than anything else in this journal, and love my music posting's the best, but feel it's unfortunately necessary.




Rep. Grimm: 'I lost my cool' ... Thanx to CNN





***** FOX NEWS/ POLITICS: Rep. Grimm apologizes to reporter after confrontation



Rep. Michael Grimm Threatens NY1 Reporter "I'll Break You in Half" ... Thanx to The New York Times 






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Thomas Hudson Pickering aka "Ranch Chimp", "Commie Tommie" & "Skool" (short for old school) to kid's locally



When some folk's look at this, they will say ... okay, Mike apologized, no biggie etc, etc ... after all ... many of us lost our cool and jumped off on another fella from time to time that we feel deserved it, or even threw a few punches and had some thrown at us ... I myself had a few black eyes and certainly gave a few black eyes as well to dudes in the heat of the moment. I dont dispute that the reporter Mr. Scotto was getting off subject too much, and understand how one can get angry over it. But this isnt a casual beef/ brawl that we may get into on the street or at some bar or whatever after a few too many drinx, okay? And frankly I am shocked at the response of Rep. Grimm, and not because it seem's odd to have a politician do that, I mean, look how arrogant Gov. Chris Christie of neighbouring New Jersey is to reporter's of the people that he is SUPPOSED TO SERVE as example. And I know how tough Brooklyn is, having lived there myself, it sure as Hell is not nearly as laid back as places like Texas or California when it comes to being aggressive, fast and on the edge.

But what's shocking is that this is a man who is the best of the best as far as being trained in "discipline", a former US Marine with commendation's who been in battle, a former FBI agent, an attorney, even CEO and co- owner of a Texas based bio- fuel venture, etc. Losing your cool over something this simple? (This is just not a matter of "losing cool" or being just angry, Rep. Grimm told the reporter that he was going to throw him off the balcony right there on the spot, just inches away from him, with witnesses as well as video footage ... which can easily result in death). Of course the reporter got a lil off subject maybe, but the reporter gave you respect that you claim he didnt when he allowed you to fairly answer question's. If the subject/ question was too delicate/ sensitive as far as investigation's being conducted on you ... you Sir of ALL people should have known EXACTLY how to respond without even thinking much at that, telling Mr. Scotto that the "question" is inappropriate and that YOU CANT discuss something that is in the investigative process, because it would contaminate any investigation as well, and cannot be discussed without legal representation and authority to, and make Mr. Scotto look foolish if you word it properly.

The bottom line Sir ... is that all of ya'll that work in Congress or the Senate get bloody damn paycheck's and mega, mega benefit's packages and incentives ... ya'll take a goddamn oath to "serve", to "answer" to the peoples need's and concern's, to "represent" ... ya'll are supposed to be role model's for society, not a bunch of hood's, thug's, bullies, who shit their pant's and get all bent out of shape over a few question's. And too many American's these dayz get comfortable with this type of behaviour from our so called representation ... this is NOT what this goddamn country is about man! And taking Mr. Scotto out for a bite and a few beer's later with an apology is NOT GOOD ENOUGH ... this is not a couple fella's off the block, or some fella's on the battle field who got the redass, okay? You represent and answer to the people man! ... that's what you get a bloody paycheck for! This posting isnt about your past run- in's in a bar, or has a bloody thing to do with any pending investigation's on you ... this is about bullying this guy who is obviously more passive than you and not nearly as strong as you perhap's, for doing his job. A reporter that makes a Hell of alot less money than you do at that in the trenches earning his paycheck ... I would hope Sir for what the American people pay you to represent them, that you could do a better job at earning your paycheck, eh?

In my opinion ... these type's of action should be immediately condemned from any representative who get's paid by us, and especially one that has slipped more than once this way ... not to be overlooked and just a slap on the wrist. This is NOT a matter of a heated debate on the Hill with fellow politician's, or yelling at them, this is a matter of threatening the life of a citizen reporter in "person" face to face ... what if the reporter would have felt threatened? and pulled out a "gun" out of fear and just killed Rep. Grimm right there (in self defense), feeling his life "was in danger" ... would we be crying and whining over another dead worthless politician the next day, as usual, blaming the "gun", eh?

Here's the bottom line here ... If ANYONE of us citizen's were to threaten anyone saying verbally in their face/ person like that, that we would throw them off a balcony ... we would be in handcuff's and charged with a crime ... bank on it!, even if an apology from the victim was accepted in most cases across America and the victim "declined" to press charges, the state/ county can and most likely will pick up the charges regardless, this is the reality for the average American citizen! WTF makes ya'll exempt from being responsible for ya'll's action's?!! Nothing less should be accepted by the American people than your resignation!


Word Out ....



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***** RANCH CHIMP JOURNAL "WELCOME" POST


***** RANCH CHIMP JOURNAL/ YOUTUBE  (posting's preview)


***** RCJ MUSIC/ ART'S HONOUR ROLL SOCIETY (my hand- selected music/ arts picks)


***** THE RESISTANCE/ PERIL'S OF THE POWER POSSE (inspiration for hope & change)


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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

STATE of the UNION 2014: ... Ranch Chimp's QUICK, EASY, NON- BULLSHIT SOTU & American Politic's for the WORKING AMERICAN on The Go ....


The media's for the last couple dayz have been saturated with the "State of the Union", with endless hour's of what to expect "again", what may happen "again", what may change in America's political bitch fight's "again", etc, etc ... with almost endless talk about 2016, Hillary Clinton, Chris Christie and that ilk ... and most of the folk's I know and talk to dont have the time to keep up with it all. So for them and all ya'll that actually have to work for a living (male, female & transgender), 2nd shift, graveyard shift, 2 or 3 part time job's, etc ... here is the SOTU and the state of American politic's, simple, sweet, no twisted political bullshit slant and to the point {: )


Get it? ....







Word Out ....



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**** POST NOTE: This post is done in humour, not to insult the President's job and address, I am a supporter of President Obama 110%, and will continue to support "him" through his entire term in office.


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***** RANCH CHIMP JOURNAL/ YOUTUBE  (posting's preview)


***** RCJ MUSIC/ ART'S HONOUR ROLL SOCIETY (my hand- selected music/ arts picks)


***** THE RESISTANCE/ PERIL'S OF THE POWER POSSE (inspiration for hope & change)


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Monday, January 27, 2014

ADELFA BOTELLO CALLEJO: ... The Quotes & Clout of "la Madrina de Dallas" & Advocate of SOCIAL JUSTICE (PUBLIC PATRIOT'S PT.29)




ADELFA BOTELLO CALLEJO



This posting of the "Public Patriots" series is to highlight and honour one of Dallas' finest and strongest leader's Adelfa Callejo. A local attorney who has helped so many folk's and families I even know, stayed in the trenches, fought cancer 3 times, an advocate of social justice that was seen as one of the strongest civil rights leader's around town as well, strong on education, voter's rights and inspired so many young people in this town, and she's as tough as they come, believe me, and anyone who was anyone around town in law or politic's knew this woman too. If you lived in Central Dallas as long as I have, there is a good chance that you bumped into this woman around town, whether it's in the court's, council meeting's, activist rallies, the neighbourhood restaraunte, market, or on the street ... whether your in Pleasant Grove, Lower East Dallas, North Oak Cliff, West Dallas, Uptown, Lovefield, Little Mexico, etc. Although her and her partner in law and life didnt have any children ... many see her as the Godmother (la Madrina) of so many children around town.

This woman tried to keep a low profile, but was so outspoken it was difficult, and even at times there was controversy over her strong straight forward opinion's, truely one of Dallas' elite though when it comes to leadership qualities and in my opinion should have been at least a mayor of this town, but I feel she didnt like the political arena too much either ... and who in Hell can blame her? Some of her quotes are real food for thought on the reality ... such as far as the establishment's worship of money, and religious leader's being the biggest failures to society overall and the cause of all the war's (I personally feel too many war's of "today" are mega corporate inspired/ instigated, for business reason's, mining, drilling, fracking, cheap labour, to put in puppet government's, etc ... but agree with Mrs. Callejo because religion is historically probably the largest reason for war, death, bloodshed, etc ... and religion dont have a bloody thing to do with God or spirituality at that), she is as straight as it get's whether you agree with her or not. I was visiting with the Davila familia in Lovefield when she passed, so I heard about it immediately, and just thought ... "what a loss". But, you can bet her influence and spirit will continue ... bank on it. Thank You Mrs. Callejo for all you have done here, not just in Dallas, but across the state as well ... a true public patriot!



Adelfa Callejo- A Leader in the Hispanic Community ... Thanx to Valerie Jimenez





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***** KERA NEWS: Remembering Dallas Civil Rights Activist And Attorney Adelfa Callejo


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Adelfa Callejo ... Thanx to MYWEBSITEPRONTO




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Adelfa Botello Callejo Elementary School- Dallas


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***** RANCH CHIMP JOURNAL "WELCOME" POST


***** RANCH CHIMP JOURNAL/ YOUTUBE  (posting's preview)


***** RCJ MUSIC/ ART'S HONOUR ROLL SOCIETY (my hand- selected music/ arts picks)


***** THE RESISTANCE/ PERIL'S OF THE POWER POSSE (inspiration for hope & change)


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Friday, January 24, 2014

CONGRESSIONAL EXTORTION: Speeches & Dinner's that equal Vacation's & Getting Rich Aspirations ... The "And We WONDER WHY?" Edition ... (POLITICAL CORRUPTION & ETHIC'S PT.5) & **** MSNBC BREAKING NEWS UPDATE






***** NEWSFLASH: First let me update this posting with a breaking news video below from MSNBC, interrupting Congresswoman Jane Harman of California ... then we can get on to the LESS IMPORTANTE issues following from CNN ... Thank You {: )


MSNBC Interrupts US Congresswoman over NSA to Report Teen Pop Star Justin Bieber Arrested for DUI ... Thanx to Trewsers




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Part 5 of the "Political Corruption & Ethic's" series will be a recent piece from Anderson Cooper and CNN to take a look at the flip side of what Washington/ Congress is also doing to corporation's on the side, and pretty much just how some in Congress think their job's are simply to learn how to get rich quick, and grooming themselves for their lobby career aspirations. And it's great to hear as well that CNN is going to be doing a whole year investigative series reporting on this, since this is another election's year. But first this link below from CNN is a short but great read and video, then I will add some further opinion of my own on this after.



***** CNN/ POLITICS: Ex- Shell Oil president: 'I felt extorted'




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I call this "And We Wonder Why?" edition, because honestly I dont recall a time in modern US history where there has been this level of outright corruption I reckon since a few year's before and after 1930 (and we seen what happened then, which is very similar to what is happening now ... all over again), so I see it as nearly a century, but then when you have the same old deadwood as usual running the show from decade to decade, some history I reckon is bound to repeat itself unfortunately. Myself like million's of other American's are constantly wondering why, and were hit with so much that we can barely keep up with who's doing what, while they as well keep us at each other's throat's with their petty games and bitch fight's of course. When I talk to my grandson's for instance who 2 are teen's in high school and other's like nephew or nieces, young college and other high school student's about the importance of voting, I actually feel ashamed, and am not afraid to express my emotion's to them, because I feel compelled to tell them the truth (I hate lying to kid's ... and feel blessed with the blunt honesty I got from my mom and dad as a child) ... but YES, I tell them I feel shame and like I failed them to an extent. Why? ... because I am one just as guilty I feel that helped create this mess, I have only voted democrat or republican all my voting year's (although I have my reason's as I point out in this journal as well), yet as I point out in this journal, the flaw's in both of these parties and with the left/ right gang mentality ... that I have fell to as well in this voting game we play, I have favourite politician's and such as I point out through this journal and related series too. Then it's too easy to get caught up in this left/ right cesspool when your online and blogging, networking, etc, etc I found out, because you get caught in senseless and boring time wasting debate's with folk's and lose focus on what is really being done to us.

This story from CNN above I didnt even give much thought to before CNN brought it to my atencion, and YES ... I actually do believe the former President John Hofmeister of Shell Oil here, and I am not a real big fan of oil giant's either as you can see throughout this journal ... I believe every bloody word he sayz and what he feel's on this one. We already know too well some of the corruption and loathing to do anything for our nation's peoples and small businesses as it is, with almost unlimited vacation time off and walking out whenever they dont get their way, they are just so blunt and honest, especially the republican's telling us right out their going to screw us, they DONT hide a thing as far as some of their goal's, like the so called "Pledge to America" (this is sad, but a sraight look at asking "why?" and other question's, and over 3 year's ago in 2010, yet we are still in the same rut in 2014) or whatever, they act fast and gut you like a pig in the slaughterhouse. But then this also show's me why there may be more resentment from corporate entities as well as trying to buy off our representation, because of what they get hit with by some of the representation behind the scenes too ... therefore feeding to the growth of more corporate communism (Corporatcommunazica), an endless cycle it seem's in a cesspool of corruption and retribution.


That's about it for now on this ... Word Out ....


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The 6 Worst Members of Congress ... Thanx to BREAKINGTHESET **** a lil bonus video I wanted to add here from Abby Martin of "Breaking The Set"





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***** RANCH CHIMP JOURNAL "WELCOME" POST


***** RANCH CHIMP JOURNAL/ YOUTUBE  (posting's preview)


***** RCJ MUSIC/ ART'S HONOUR ROLL SOCIETY (my hand- selected music/ arts picks)


***** THE RESISTANCE/ PERIL'S OF THE POWER POSSE (inspiration for hope & change)


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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

OTEP SHAMAYA: "Confrontation", "Apex Predator", "Breed" ... also Otep retort on "Climate Change" and 9/11 Poetry "USA MA" ... (BEAUTIFUL GIRLZ PT.12)




***** OTEPSAVES.ME



This posting for this journal's music/ arts honour roll society will also be included in the "Beautiful Girlz" series of this journal ... to highlight the music of "OTEP" and the frontwoman vocalist for the crew Ms. Otep Shamaya. First of all though, much credit to her crew/ line- up of co- worker's who are absolutely outstanding, and really make her strong vocal abilities shine. They are based as far as I know out of the LA area (although I read that "Otep" also was born "Shanelle Baty" in Austin Texas), starting in the trenches there, before even having any official material out caught the eye locally of Sharon Osbourne (Ozzy's wife) and was next working Ozzfest besides the local LA gigs and circuits, and really caught the eye of so many, even making it on the Billboard 200 and abroad, been a company since 2000 already with a couple EP's, half dozen studio album's and a "live" album. I dont even know exactly what genre I would put these guyz in, or even what they may evolve into later, because their music changes up so much over the year's and they are very open to trying new stuff and instrumental change up, although they fall by most into various metal genre's ... they are just plain fucken tight across the board is the only way I can put it!

And Otep herself is really genius to me as far as her arts, being a painter, poet (even worked on HBO) an actress/ actor, intense vocalist and very versatile on what she is capable of doing, she is beautiful, intelligent, hard working and creative, speaks from the heart with a no bullshit approach to everything, sort of a political activist in my opinion, and her poetry and expression is strong, the creme of the crop of American women to me! ... which is getting to be even more rare these dayz, despite how far we came unfortunately, due to pop- culture programming of course and herd mentality. Of course there has been a tad of bitching about her art and controversy, but I wont even go there, so if you want to read any of that, you can look at the Wikipedia link above ... that is the type of plastic society we have in large part, you speak straight and some folk's whine, period. Music, lyric and poetry is just that ... it is art, perspective, expression, etc, period.

There is so much of this crew and woman that I wanted to put here, but had to choose what I felt was the best to me to highlight a few music video's which show the versatility of sound and composition, and really great lyric work I may add too (Lou Reed another favourite of mine on lyric's). Actually when it comes to theme and lyric's of Otep, I would like to see her hook up with a fella Felipe Coronel (aka "Immortal Technique"), if I were a producer say working with her, even though their genre's are different, I feel they could find alot of common ground, and would find it interesting to work with them both on creating something new, with say some hard edged industrial music worked in. The "Apex Predator" piece is off the 2013 "Hydra" album, and "Breed" is an excellent "Nirvana" cover they done, with also "Confrontation" both off their 2007 "Ascension" album. Then I wanted to toss in a couple pieces after of Otep on "Climate Change" and some of her 9/11 poetry from her book "New Word Order" ... and wishing her and her crew the best of the best to come! ... Enjoy!


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***** I wanted to add this interview from february of last year with Otep with hint's of ending the band (?), but most importantely because of the reason's she explain's in it. This is another problem in todayz new corporate maneuvered industry and the accessibility to free music. I hear about this myself from so many folk's that I known even on inde label's, and then when people do get larger contract's, the restrictive atmosphere, as well as getting store's that will sell your CD's etc ... it is really complex to get into in all the detail here ... and the bottom line is also that artist's like many other's that have something to offer cant make a decent living or are too manipulated by the industry. I myself actually do buy CD's/ music, as well as shopping at inde small local businesses, and I have quite a collection.

I understand what Otep is saying here totally, I knew so many people who sweated in this industry and even though they were alwayz gigging, they were alwayz somehow in the red, then locked into producing more while even on the road (yes, actually using their downtime to work on next year's project while pounding/ working the gig circuit's/ touring) and in debt out the ass! I mean, you spend in prep and touring a minimum of 16/ 18 hour's a day and most likely 6/ 7 dayz a week, (and some people actually wonder why "some" artist's go out and may party wildly after work or even indulge in thing's like cocaine? ... why in Hell do you think? do we realize the pressure's on working artist's? ... you have no fucken life either man half the time!), but it's difficult to understand this if you never worked in this industry ... it can drive you half fucken crazy if you dont take a "time out" like any strenuous career. My daughter for instance initially out of college was to go further in this industry as far as career, decided to go into another career with her degree and left music ... however, she still sing's locally on the side, just not for a living ... she basically walked away for money/ career reason's (she experienced what it's like to rehearse/ record, perform and tour as a teen while still attending high school year's, which was alot of work), but it's still of course in her blood since she started at such a young age and was schooled as well in music (arts academy) and the industry.

Whether or not Otep can refrain from playing and writing music is questionable to me ... I mean like, it's in your blood, it's a part of you and your fiber so to speak, you can retire, but you cant never leave it ... in a weird way (difficult to explain for me), beside's death in my view. She is still at a young age is also why I have to question it, so my guess is perhap's she will take her art talent's into other direction's on the music end. Although I realize that she is so occuppied in her sort of activism politically, poetry, etc ... I dont see her as abandoning music altogether. Taking a rest Dear (Otep) is most needed and healthy for you physically and psychologically, and I personally am hoping to see you back with something in the future, you are very talented and have much to contribute, not just slap- happy nonsensical lyric's and pre- mixed sampled music for pop culture that is saturated in so much of the mainstream industry today


***** NOISECREEP: Otep Mastermind Explains Why She's Ending the Band (INTERVIEW)


***** EXAMINER.COM: Otep Interview: 'I Never Declared Hydra Would Be The Last Album'



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***** "RCJ MUSIC/ ART'S HONOUR ROLL SOCIETY" N THRU Z


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OTEP- "Confrontation" Official Video ... Thanx to KOCHRECORDS





OTEP- APEX PREDATOR- OFFICIAL VIDEO ... Thanx to DR. OTEP SHAMAYA, ESQUIRE





OTEP "Breed" Official Video ... Thanx to KOCHRECORDS




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OTEP reads a poem from her new book: NEW WORD ORDER ... Thanx to DR. OTEP SHAMAYA, ESQUIRE





OTEP reads her retort on Climate Change ... Thanx to DR. OTEP SHAMAYA, ESQUIRE






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***** RANCH CHIMP JOURNAL/ YOUTUBE  (posting's preview)


***** RCJ MUSIC/ ART'S HONOUR ROLL SOCIETY (my hand- selected music/ arts picks)


***** THE RESISTANCE/ PERIL'S OF THE POWER POSSE (inspiration for hope & change)


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Monday, January 20, 2014

CANNABIS ENTREPRENEURIALISM & "GROWING" MARKETS: ... Removing the EVIL from GOOD ... & Rev. Ranch Chimp sez ... "Let We(ed) ALL Join(t) TOGETHER In Spirit(s)" ... (PROFITS & POTFITS PT.1)






This posting is to simply highlight the big positive of legalizing the use of cannabis in these financially trying times for so many, and this posting to look at just that, not to look at the many folk's that want to argue how bad/ evil this drug is, and showing just kid's or old school hippies hanging out and smoking joint's or on bong's, yet much credit and Thanx at the same time for all those old schooler's and the younger generation's who pushed so hard for this and their work over decade's, because were almost there! I want to also point out that I have never seen a case of physical addiction with marijuana (only psychological), meaning that, I have experienced real withdrawal from cocaine, opiates, prescription drug's and cigarettes/ nicotine when I was younger, and also know that alcohol for those who use it regularly has a withdrawal, the thing about marijuana, there is no physical withdrawal, dope sickness, dope dream's, etc. The drug's that are sold and prescribed to us daily to million's and million's of American's, are far worse for you than marijuana ... and some of the shit pharma industries peddle on our children, make marijuana look like a health herb!

Also let me add here that I didnt do this posting for "me" ... I honestly havent even smoked marijuana in 20 year's ... I'm 58 years old, so not real big on drinking, marijuana/ drug's (even pharmaceutical), smoking, etc ... those dayz are of my past ... I know quite a few folk's though that DO smoke pot/ marijuana daily, like I did when I was younger (but I also know folk's that have never smoked pot or cared to smoke anything ever), so this is about doing what is "best" for our society, I can buy pot/ marijuana right now 24/ 7/ 365 without going to a shop/ store as it is whenever I want it, if I wanted, and THAT'S exactly my point. This is one of those thing's with me a lil like "same sex marriage", it's obvious being with my wife for 30 year's that marriage to me was with a man and woman ... but that's "me and my wife" and was "our" choice, it is only fair, right and basic liberty/ freedom to allow other's to "choose" who they want to marry, and is healthy for our society, business/ economy and democracy overall. But first some newsread and video's below I chose, then a few cent's I wanted to add here.



Marijuana like you've never seen it before ... Thanx to 60 MINUTES





***** ENTREPRENEUR: Why Colorado and Washington Were Wise to Legalize Pot


***** BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK/ GLOBAL ECONOMICS: Legal Weed's Strange Economics in Colorado





***** HUFFPOST BUSINESS: Colorado Recreational Marijuana Sales Exceed $5 Million In First Week






Cannabis Comes To Wall Street: Marijuana Entrepreneurs Pitch Investors In New York City ... Thanx to IBTIMESTV




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Thomas Hudson Pickering ... aka "Ranch Chimp", "Commie Tommie" & "Skool" (short for old school) to the kid's locally



This is actually a "growing" market too in both wayz ... as far as cultivation and business, and there are more positives to this than negatives, so dont let the naysayers discourage or frighten you in any of this. I have talked about this to friend's year's ago, about all that can be done as far as business and different product's that can become of this one plant, when we were doing simple thing's like making brownies to snack on or tea to drink as well as smoking it back as far as 40 year's ago, and I am one that used alot of marijuana over the year's, I grew/ cultivated even some plant's, pruned and hung and dried them, etc, etc. And I'm not one of these people like politician's or folk's on the tele/ TV that say they "experimented" or didnt "inhale" etc ... I mean ... I didnt experiment or simply "try" ... I was more like a goddamn degreed scientist when it comes to this shit and daily user, so I smoked pot ... TO GET HIGH, nothing else. Listening to some of these candy- ass politician's is almost nauseating with their bullshit, that they been around it in a dorm back in college, or didnt know when they tried it, or what is was, or even most disgustingly having to listen to former President Bill Clinton say he didnt "inhale", at least President Obama admitted that he used cocaine as well as pot and inhaled the pot because "that was the point" (in his own word's) and was somewhat straight! I can tell you from just the video's and photo's I been viewing, that the flowertop's/ bud's that I have seen in these businesses are the best of the best that I have ever seen, so those who complain about the price or taxation end ... let me just say you get what you pay for, this stuff is worth it's pricing by far, and this legalized crop's are the cream of the crop, believe me!

There is so many product's to come from this for recreation or medical reason's, and you CANT even say that about alcohol, I dont know of any medical positives psychologically or physically that can come from alcohol (or what they call "spirits" {: ), yet, it is widely accepted to be okay, yet can be also related to so many casualties in drunk driving, domestic violence, liver disease ... I had a friend die in my arm's from drinking and liver disease, and knew a few other's that lost their lives, families and job's, etc ... and many folk's have experienced the same, so that speak's for itself, eh? I have drove drunk and stoned both, and there is NO COMPARISON at all, or even in the "high". But of course you will hear alot of nonsense in the media's from so called degreed expert's, especially right now being this is so new and so experimental as far as being in the mainstream. Politician's will be very delicate as well as their corporate finance supporter's for awhile to see how the poll's of thought will go on them, so expect the usual pussy- footing around and political correctness. Many will still paint it as evil, etc ... but when it finally get's enough time to prove itself ... those who are frightened to speak out in strong support will use it like crazy to their advantage in some way and be crawling over each other to promote it as usual and try to get a piece of it for some reason.

Congratulation's and BIG THANX to those states of Colorado and Washington who pushed for this, breaking the ground, and to those states who are also going to be looking at changing this mindset and do the right thing,  by seeing the good of this, and hopefully this will encourage and inspire many more to join(t) in together. Right now Washington (DC) is staying mostly tight lipped as far as enforcing the federal law's against it and shying away from this ... why? ... because everyone want's to see how this will work and are anxious, whether they admit to it or not. Dont worry about the talk about it's still a federal crime or whatever, or how they "may" prosecute, etc ... do you realize how/ what that would look like in any court, when/ if federal law tries to intervene and jack with this? Who and how will/ would they prosecute? ... the same entities that your allowing to get tax dollar's from it?, heh, heh, heh, heh, heh {: ) ... meaning ya'll's hand's are just as dirty, even though you done or say nothing, know nothing or see nothing {: ) ... trust me, ya'll dont even want to go there! {: ) Right now most are staying hushed up to sort of use it as a social experiment. I hope that many more states will push for this, especially Texas with it's large population and money, because this is a great business to support in this state, because it's already huge in the black market and illegal import's end.

Of course other's will have to take a bite and loss, such as the small petty court's and cheap petty lawyer's that sell no- contest cop- out plea's for $500 to $1000 a pop (per case ... then these SOB's actually "group" these cases/ docket's at the hearing's, they may plea deal 10 cases at $500 bux a pop during one hearing, heh, heh, heh, heh, heh {: ) ... talk about a "racket" {: ) ... to all those middle income kid's who get popped and citated, private jail's will take a little loss as well for those who are too poor to pay the fines where they incarcerate them and get 10's of thousand's per inmate, and of course the court's in miscellaneous fines and cost's, million's to local law enforcement agencies who been milking these federal drug battle fund's ... so you can see clearly why pot/ marijuana WAS REALLY illegal ... heh, heh, heh, heh, heh {: ) BUT ... it will create a NEW line of market's/ product's, investor's/ entrepreneur's, employment/ businesses too.


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Thursday, January 16, 2014

CARLOS SANTANA: "Soul Sacrifice", "Oye Como Va", "Hope You're Feeling Better" & "Black Magic Woman" ... (In Memoriam Isabella Rivera)




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A posting that is definitely due for this journal's music/ arts honour roll society will look at a legend in rock, latin, jazz music, trademark guitarist and songwriter Mr. Carlos Santana, and because also Santana is one of my all time favourites as far as guitar style. Carlos is also married to the most talented and beautiful well rounded rock/ jazz drummer Cindy Blackman Santana too, and Cindy is plain Hell who really rock's! Probably one of the strongest influences to Carlos as a child would have been Ritchie Valens as far as going into the rock genre early in his start and folk's like BB King as far as blues, then being around that whole 1960's San Francisco scene had the later impact  on molding his style, so quite a combination molded young Carlos.

Carlos originally out of Mexico though started in the trenches doing the club circuit's in the San Francisco Bay Area and got his break I reckon around early/ mid 1960's when called to fill in for some work at the Fillmore West, just by chance and association, and spent alot of time in the San Francisco 60's scene which was a hot period for music at the time, even Journey's Neal Schon was with him year's back, a history that is lengthy, and another who has played with everybody who is anybody in the industry, and Kirk Hammett (Metallica) had told me that Carlos had an impact on him as far as guitar work influence. But also Carlos was playing violin too as a child as young as 5 I believe before even getting into guitar at around 8. For me though, when I hear a song like "Oye Como Va" it takes me spiritually and distinctively to East LA.

When it comes to his guitar work, Carlos is as picky as they come as well, you may as well just let him be his own guitar tech on the road, to try to keep up with this man and what he does as far as his guitar and amp work, engineering and so forth, you would have to be almost in his mind in my opinion, he is as un- conventional as they come, whether it's customized design's, instrument modification's from neck's to fret board's to multi- amp switches and effect's, etc, etc ... even having a line of guitar's designed after him at that! ... similar to Page of Led Zeppelin Jerry Reed , Jimi Hendrix, or Sonic Youth as examples in that area/ category. And over decades he has became one of the most noted in such work, especially the smooth style and sound that is so distinctively Santana is a trademark of it's own.

Even though he really came off commercially large in his work during "Smooth" back around 1999/ 2000 and back into the top on chart's, numerous Grammy Award's, Hall of Fame, Walk of Fame, etc ... there was a time many year's before that when he was in those rank's, especially in the rock genre and a outstanding showcase that he and his crew presented at Woodstock back in 1969 (he also played the 2nd Woodstock), so I wanted to focus on his early dayz in this post to try to recapture that spirit of then, which I had the opportunity to experience. Probably one of the thing's that really blew me away in a Santana show that I did not expect, was the outstanding African, Caribbean, Latin percussion's/ drum show that came in it, which I would listen to and cover myself doing various percussion's of like year's back just for fun and jamming (I actually still have bongo's from 40 year's back), but the percussion's show alone is almost as awesome as Santana's distinctive guitar work.

I also wanted to do this posting in memoriam of a dear old friend Isabella Rivera  (and somewhat of a mentor) who passed away and was a fan of Santana's music from the City of Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas (Mex), because it was Isabella who took me to my first Santana concert down in San Antonio back in the 1970's which was a treat, I also seen Santana again in the early 1980's ... but enough from me ... Enjoy!


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Santana- Soul Sacrifice 1969 "Woodstock" Live Video HQ ... Thanx to NEA ZIXNH





Santana- Oye Como Va- Tanglewood- 1970/ 08/ 18 (Official) ... Thanx to SANTANA ON MV





Santana- Hope You're Feeling Better- Tanglewood- 1970/ 08/ 18 (Official) ... Thanx to SANTANA ON MV





Santana- Black Magic Woman- Tanglewood- 1970/ 08/ 18 (Official) ... Thanx to SANTANA ON MV




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Wealth Inequality & Capitalism SHOULD NOT "Create" ... but "Eliminate" POVERTY ... Weeding Out the "GREEDY, NEEDY, & POLARIZED PROSPERITY" (Poverty and Despair PT.2)





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(left to right) Ranch Chimp's wife Rosalie, nephew Abel & Ranch Chimp




What inspires this posting mostly is the constant talk I hear about how wealth inequality and capitalism is the WHOLE reason we have so much poverty, and that extreme poverty is simply a trademark of capitalism, then the flip- side solution I hear constantly that strict socialism is the answer to ALL our problem's and eliminating poverty, as if this is the only answer to the issues concerning wealth inequality, redistributing of wealth, poverty, etc, etc ... it's almost endless when it comes to this other polarizing way of thinking, I actually feel like an alien at times and so confused as to why folk's feel compelled to think this way? First of all, even though we actually do have unequal distribution of wealth, I feel at the same time that it is healthy for capitalism and especially progress and change too ... I dont believe in equality in the way that most folk's I hear do, whether which of these two polarizing cult's they embrace. I ask myself simple question's like ... why does wealth inequality or capitalism even cause anything like poverty and masses upon masses of new needy people? ... I mean ... it shouldnt ... in fact, looking at how it's designed ... it should eliminate poverty if anything ... even old school talk out of conservatives like trickle down economic's should work a Hell of alot better than what we are seeing. Sometimes I feel because of our lack to think out of the box and just look at simple basic's, that we become so screwed that many of us couldnt stand over a dead Armadillo in the road and piss on it without failing on that as well! And the real pisser to all of this, is that the answer's to so many of our problem's are right there in front of us, and so simple, yet we ignore it.

Inequality should be constructive and even cherished and embraced as any freedom/ liberty, instead of letting it work against us. I mean we use the word inequality to point out problem's that we have in our societies, but we dont look at the root of the actual problem and let the cancer flourish and nurture it with our herd mentality of thought. In fact, if we were all equal in wealth, likes/ dislikes, career's, goal's, how we dress, our arts, music, fetishes, taste's, etc, etc ... what a bloody boring goddamn world and life would be, eh? ... how much change or progress would that be, eh? Just because there is enormous wealth with some folk's and good healthy corporation's making healthy profit's, etc ... these should not create proverty ... none of which creates it ... only a hand full of individual's and their intoxicating addictive greed, our choices of political representation that they buy and feed us, and dumb ass mega breeding religious institution's to tell our families and communities what's for our own good and what we should value depending on which one of those cult's that we follow, all of course claiming that God send's them messages to give us and detailed instruction's ... all also good, and anyone opposed to them or thinking different, evil .... yet none of them even have a bit of regard for what they claim that God created, which is nature and the earth ... so somebody is sure full of shit, eh?

And what is WRONG with a certain amount of socialism? or having a good tax paid (by all) education system that groom's our young to carry on to better thing's in the future, that benefit all? What is wrong with taxes in reasonable amount's? Why are taxes and government made to look so evil and as if that is the cause to poverty as so many with reasonable wealth who made a few good investment's, worked hard and got some good break's preach, as if welfare, entitlement's, or helping folk's in a rut that we create with our extreme thinking and action's are the cause for all our blues, Hell, even those with wealth got break's, take advantage of GOVERNMENT tax break's, contract's, subsidies, etc, etc ... then publicly whine about how all this is terrible and government takeover ... a certain amount of government worx well for everyone at every income/ wealth level. None of this talk from either of these two extreme wayz of thought is true, it is 110% pure bullshit as much as thinking that a healthy stock market, profitable corporation's/ bank's and capitalism are the cause of all poverty and so called inequalities issues.

Another issue of concern is wages, a living wage, and driving the employment market's. Of course the popular pro- business view is that keep wages low, which keep's cost and inflation low, etc ... And there is some truth to that, being that I feel also that the minimum wage in America for example should be raised, but also understand that when you do, everything will automatically go up, those worker's that get that raise will be equally milked on their cost of living on every dime they got increased. So ... that is where thing's like government and the Federal Reserve and IRS, etc come in and are needed governing entities to at least try to keep some stability in these area's ... after all ... free market, choice and all that is one thing, but you need to have some balance in all, you cant just let ALL business go hog wild and start to dictate what is only good to their advantage, and everyone should be made to work in a fair range as far as business and hiring, wages, etc. (Again, there is nothing ill about the design of our system, just the corruption that has infiltrated it ... and NOT ALL of the "big money" has this addiction to extreme greed, which is another myth). "IF" you were to have NO governing oversight and intervention in these area's ... Hell, you would go back to folk's dumping everything from radioactive material's to toxin's and everything such in between at extreme level's into our water's, air and land (more than they currently do and get away with), you would have everyone pushing to have folk's work for $2 bux an hour like they do in some piss poor countries, etc. I mean ... you cant clean thing's up and get any balance if you dont have a body that addresses it and some oversight for order, that is where legislation worx to everyone's "interest", not just corporate lobbyist's. No kind of oversight and rules, etc to this area would simply lead to re- establishing "slavery" ... and IT WOULD ... dont think it wouldnt. You DONT need people working at slave wages to have a healthy business climate and a good profit margin and economy ... that shit is just excessive and another myth.

Tax break incentives to corporation's and business are even just as healthy as food stamp's and unemployment benefit's to our economy and trade, this is what people miss when they just think one of two wayz and dont look at the entire picture. But also, when we "do" give these corporate tax break's, what we need to do yet fail to do, is to make those break's and incentives with a contractual commitment from the corporation through legislation ... you know ... like, one hand washes the other, eh? ... we do for ya'll ... we want something in return for our "generosity" in other word's, same as when we give any entitlement to an average citizen, we dont do it without any commitment/ obligation for those, so any corporate entitlement should also have some string's attached, like creating a certain amount of job's domestically (USA), as well as banking and investing them dollar's/ break's and profit's that especially come from our consumption, re- invested in large part into domestic institution's, not just "offshore" account's, eh? ... get my drift?

We even have probably the most bipartisan President (Obama) that I have ever seen in my life, yet we have this cancer as well in his advisory sector ill advising him and twisting what he tries to propose into something else ... he has bent over backward's to work with everyone in all level's of society, he is really a man ahead of his time as well. And Hell no ... you dont have to have thousand's or million's of homeless starving people, veteran's living in the street's to have capitalism, or does it make capitalism healthy, or needed to make it work, or does it make those who are wealthy go to the poorhouse and lose all their wealth if we didnt have it ... you dont need to have people in gutter's to try to paint an image of good healthy capitalism, as a matter of fact, it is this that should show you how to improve capitalism to make it work better as it is designed to ... all another myth.

But ... we are slowly learning as we alwayz do from looking back at our mistakes, and with that will become the motivation and inspiration for the transition in thinking and action that will come in time, from all level's of wealth/ classes of the masses.


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Tuesday, January 7, 2014

KNOCK OUT GAME 2014: A GAME to FAME that will Breed America's RACE FACE ... & Where the GUN Cant be BLAMED for the GAME ... (SELF DEFENSE PT.25)






Part 25 of the "Self Defense" series will look at the new popculture game called "Knock Out", and I didnt even plan on doing a posting on this, I first heard about this and just blew it off as kid's being kid's is all, and I certainly took a few good hit's/ punches to my face myself over the year's, and took a few good asswhippin's, heh, heh, heh, heh, heh {: ) so no biggie, eh? ... just another popular YouTube way to fame these dayz, such as the popular "gallon smashing" game. But as I read up on this and viewed some news video's etc ... what I see coming is really a simple game that can not only lead to death of some of the victim's, but a rise and breeding of America's old school fashioned "race face", But first some newsread and video below, then I will add my part to this.






Fight Club: Vicious 'Knockout' game spreads as random gang attacks rise ... Thanx to RT





***** KHOU: Katy man charged with hate crime for breaking jaw of elderly man in 'knockout game' attack ... (newsread/ video)



Teen Playing The Knockout Game Gets Shot Twice By Victim ... Thanx to THE ADVISE SHOW TV





***** MAIL ONLINE: Hate crime suspect arrested for attacking seven women in New York 'knock- out' attacks



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Sure there may be a few gang's involved in this game, like tradition jump- in style gig's that usually gang member's do with other gang member's, etc ... and some of it may also be race related, hatred, etc ... however ... what alot of these youngster's dont realize is what their breeding while just having a lil fun. I mean, I seriously feel like alot of these kid's dont really intend to do something like permanent damage to anyone, or to rob folk's, or having their hit result in someone's death ... many kid's just dont realize the impact of this. You had this one kid in the Houston area, who by my definition is NOT a true racist (I have met real racist's, the real deal, not some hillbillies who just use insulting slur's toward's people of colour, the kind that would like genocide and are strict segregationist's based on "race/ skin colour" only) ... but he actually admitted to selecting this elderly black man ... simply to get "fame" ... he wanted to be "nationwide" as far as publicity ... and when you go to that extent to get publicity, that tell's me that you have something definitely lacking in your life ... in other word's, you probably dont have any real life ... which is sad in a way, and many kid's of such game's dont, and rely on approval from other's that coach them into doing thing's like this, it's a follow the leader type thing, eh?

The bottom line here, is that this has really been boiling a new batch of these old school race relation's, even Rev. Al Sharpton was attacked, just because he said he didnt condone to this attacking Jew's as example ... immediately many white's who are on that "race edge" started blaming Rev. Al of defending Jew's, which brew's to show that he is against white anglo's and support's everything from Jew banker's to oppression of Palestinian's and everything in between, by the time these racially edged folk's get done with it. Next they will attack our President (Obama) again and every other person of colour that is in a higher position, eh? ... it's just a matter of time at the rate this is going. That is why it is importante to suppress this action before it lead's to a whole new issue that doesnt even no way connect to kid's simply playing a game.

You also have to understand that many regardless of what race they are in a country with so many legal gun's (and if they didnt have gun's, they would use other weapon's, maybe even explosives), are going to excercise their right to bear arm's and defend themselves ... their not going to wait for police video's and investigator's to solve this after the fact and the asswhippin's, etc. Nor is simply cop's video- taping this going to do much good at stopping it, so this need's to be a community effort from many folk's ... including especially the kid's. And alot of times these kid's may just choose someone who look's let's say vulnerable or passive in some way, I mean, they will be somewhat selective in many cases, their not likely to attack some biker's or some guy's on a construction site, eh? heh, heh, heh, heh, heh {: ) But also understand that when people fear for their lives because of their vulnerabilities of any, they may try to retaliate, and some as you can see above will do so in self defense, not because they want to shoot someone, but they will feel they have no choice.

This also damages all the work that folk's have put into trying to defend Trayvon Martin against what is an increasing problem with self appointed community watch- dog's who dont see enough action like Zimmerman, because looking at the Trayvon Martin case ... he was actually being "stalked" by Zimmerman, and in the wrong place at the wrong time ... just wearing that hoodie and having that urban look. This kid in the above video that got shot twice by the victim that he hit (or tasered in this case), just look at this kid in the interview, he had no idea what was waiting for him, and he probably is going to even get his life ruined more while incarcerated, not rehabilitated, cause doing time will change you man ... it will harden you ... or you wont make it. If and when one of these young kid's get shot and maybe even killed ... you wont be able to blame the gun ... only the "game". But enough from me on this for now.


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Thursday, January 2, 2014

UPS/ FEDEX FAILURE: How the GOP (Grinch Of Present's) STOLE XMAS ... Where is the GOP's "Postal Accountability & Enhancement Act?" ... The "PUBLIC or PRIVATE Option" Edition (USPS PT.3)









This will serve as Part 3 of the USPS series to look at the importance of supporting the USPS (United States Postal Service) which has been under attack primarily by the Republican (GOP) Party postal/ parcel political privatization lobby posse since the creation of the 2006 "Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act" put into effect during the last Bush/ Cheney Administration. To take a look at the outright failure in the private sector when push comes to shove of meeting the challenges and deadlines. Many of us know folk's who this ruined their Christmas, it certainly had an impact on my familia and one of my daughter's was furious over the money she spent just to guarantee delivery of so many gift's. But first some newsread and video below, then I will elaborate a tad on this reality of current.




***** CONGRESS.GOV: H.R.6407- Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act



***** INSTITUTE for PUBLIC ACCURACY: Degraded Postal Service Part of a "Manufactured" Crisis and a "Daylight Heist" of New Deal Art ... (I wanted to add this link related to some of the forced privatization of USPS ... which is clearly evident, as well as forcing into a postion to sell off their properties to individual billionaires, the list of shit going on is almost endless, and even other's such as the Royal Mail of the UK is being put into this position ... all manufactured. Understand that USPS is NOT paid for by tax dollarz, which many right wing folk's are falsely saying it is, it is totally funded by it's own business, and to top it off, they PAY Fed- Ex as a main contractor ... who need's who and who support's and payz what?)


***** NH LABOR NEWS: Why On Earth Is The USPS Paying FEDEX Stockholders Millions In Dividends ... this I wanted to link concerning who GETS money and business as well from USPS, such as FedEx and UPS.




Storm, e- commerce slow UPS deliveries ... Thanx to CNN






***** MAIL ONLINE: 'UPS ruined my Christmas' Thousands of families left without presents under the tree as shipping company fails to deliver packages on time



***** NBC NEWS/ U.S.: UPS, FedEx scramble to deliver delayed Christmas packages



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Hopefully this will be another wake up call to American's on the importance of diversity, choice, true free market, and accountability, especially when it comes to business. There is 101 excuses for this failure over the holiday season, whether it's the Dallas ice storm (which was only a couple dayz), too many people shopping online, etc ... the bottom line is this ... when the challenge came up ... ya'll at UPS and Fed- Ex failed, period. This nonsense that you didnt want to make your employee's work in such an emergency situation like this because of the holiday is a lame half- assed excuse (this directly to UPS, because I know 2 former UPS worker's) ... the reason why, is because as usual, ya'll were just being "cheap" as far as holiday wages, etc ... just like ya'll are "cheap" when it come's to pay and benefit's, and how you cut hour's to keep everyone under full time hour's to not have to pay any benefit's to them, what they done was hired thousand's of temp's for the season "only" at dirt cheap wages, and still failed, which serves ya'll right ... so ya'll are more about delivering profit's than packages/ present's, eh? And sadly there is no talk even of accountability or oversight for any of these shipping/ parcel mega giant's ... not a bit! Yet our long time dependable USPS ... you make all kind's of legislation to try to drive them out of business, whether it's making them raise billion's in securities for future benefit's of employee's who are not even born yet, to denying our postal service to expand and explore their business competitive skill's, sell a more diversified line of product's, service's etc, etc. This all simply politically legislated to try to drive the United States Postal Service into a position to where it has to be auctioned off in a way to the highest bidder, which most would go to these two failed enterprises above of course.

I was in the private sector myself for year's in the printing industry, so I know a lil about meeting deadline's, holiday rush and business, and keeping my customer's/ client's happy. I spent 21 year's just at 3 companies (and several more year's at other companies for shorter period's) ... averaging 7 year's at each of them and was a shop- foreman in the industry/ shop's, which should clearly define my resume as far as accountability in the private sector, being that if I couldnt have cut it, I would have been out the door in the first 6 month's, not endlessly forgiven, and selling excuses as to "why" I am so incompetent ... I mean ... that's how business worx and is supposed to eh? So these lame ass excuses again from one of these too big to fail type of entities get's old, that we see more of and more of time and again today, with this rush to consolidate everything into one entity with a hundred different names, all under basically the same board of director's and share holder's ... and excusing this nonsense promote's weakness and more of the same failure. USPS is the "business" that shined this last holiday season ... not your businesses ... ya'll failed, and I wouldnt mention it if it was just a "small" failure ... this was a "huge" failure, and sadly like so much else these dayz, customer's online dont have the free flexibility because of ya'll as to choose who they want to ship in many cases, because of the contract's ya'll have locked in with giant's like Amazon or other's. Even in many cases I discovered that USPS was even more efficient and competitive cost- wise, in some cases where UPS and Fed- Ex was over 10X times more in cost. So this nonsense to just shop around and such is bullshit, and people/ customer's have deadlines as well, that is why they pay "extra" to "guarantee" even your "competence", which should come with the base cost, not having to pay EXTRA to assure that you actually "provide" the service that ya'll are "supposed" to, that's bullshit too.


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