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About Me

If anyone's wondering why I haven't been here much lately, it's because I feel no one is learning anything from 2016. Neoliberalism is a thing and it doesn't win elections in the 21st Century. People want a candidate that's going to take strong, non-waffling stands on human rights the rest of the world enjoys. Enough living in the goddamned Reagan 1980s. Enough taking solar panels off the roof. Enough introducing more rightwingedness into American economics. Enough medical bankruptcies. Enough governing by mythology. Enough science denial. Enough of spitting on women, children, veterans and the LGBTQI community. Enough kicking the can. ENOUGH. America needs to move past it's "everything has to be about making a buck" bullshit. I'd prefer a candidate not born during the FDR/Truman administrations. No offense, but you had your time . . . and you got us Trump. Plus, I can't take another one of these still-Capitalist Boomer codgers yap on about "bootstraps" when college now costs a mortgage, necessity costs have been outpacing wage growth for 20 years and automation promises to kill more jobs than it creates. I don't want to hear what is or isn't "politically achievable". Kick-the-Can economics was never asked "How is it going to be paid for?". Tax Cuts for the rich were never given a spending limit. Folly wars were never asked "Why is this necessary?". Corporate Pork by the billions was and is always approved. America's safety net needs to be greatly expanded and retirement age needs to be drastically lowered. This country throws out far too many people that still have a decade or two of prime contribution left. If life doesn't get fairer for you or I pretty goddamned quickly, we aren't going to have much of one.

Journal Archives

That asshole's corporation's stock is up 504% since January 20th, 2009.

If you bought during February, that return could have been as high as 1000%.

But "Demmucrapz are so bad fer biznezz!!" Stupid veneered orange bastard.

We cannot begin to have any kind of national dialogue regarding economic inequality and ailments . .

. . . until the "temporarily embarrassed millionaires", Libertarians and hyper-Republican pundits stop treating the notion of the "Free Market" as a religious fundamentalist treats their Bible; infallible and incapable of error or corruption.

Aaaaaaaaaaand Bye Bye Chief Wahoo (Picture Screams a 1000 Words Dept.)


At a protest before the Indian's home opener, a paleface whitemansplains to Robert Roche of the Apache Nation that Chief Wahoo is "all about Cleveland pride, not racism". Yeah, I'm pretty sure people say the same thing about the Confederate flag too . . . "heritage not hate", and all that . . .

Way to go, dumbass. You just sealed the Red Sambo's long-overdue disappearance.

Photoshop Phun with Eddie Munster and his Storybook.

This involved lots of Clone-stamping, a few layers and brushing. I was going to write "Plutonomy" but the "M" and "N" would have taken some time. Making a "C" is a little easier.

Meme-ready at your disposal . . .
Posted by HughBeaumont | Sat Apr 5, 2014, 06:59 AM (2 replies)
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