Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Same Old Song and Dance

Hey, remember we elected the GenX liberal dude who had all that Hope and Change up his sleeve?  Man he sure sounded good, looked good and made a shit load of promises.  I believed him.  Hell yea.  How could you not?
When was that?  2008?  WTF happened?  We're still occupying other countries and our soldiers are still killing and being killed.  We spent hundreds of billions on corporate welfare in the biggest corporate give-away in the history of the world.  Did anyone ever sit down and figure out how much of all that went into the pockets of the ultra rich?  Naw, I guess we didn't really have to.  It wouldn't be broadcast anyway.  I'm sure it wouldn't interest, anybody, outside of a small circle of friends.
Meqnwhile there is this big push to cut the measly benefits to the poor and keep our antiquated and expensive healthcare system that only serves the privileged.

Dadadaaaaa dadadaa
Dadadaaaaa dadadaa
Meet the new boss
Same as the old boss
Da da da da dadadaaaaaaaa

It's the same old story, just a different decade with different players from a different generation.

Back and forth, back and forth.

The problem is that the old adage "the rich get richer and the poor get poorer" is very real now and it's killing us.  These motherfuckers are truly hoarding the monetary resources of our nation.
I recently read that the Walton family who own Wal-Mart have as much money as the bottom 40% of the population.  Whaaaaaa?  A single handful of family members who own a single company have more money that 40% of the entire population?!?!

Consider this:
The top 1% earned 20% of the total income in the nation in 2012.
Worse than that:
Since 2009, the top 1% received 95% of all income gains.

What kind of wimpy lemming types are we to allow that to happen?
Why isn't there fighting in the streets?
Why aren't we defending our children's futures?
What exactly are our moral values that we would allow these elitist arrogant fucks to fuck us over like this?

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