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Americans too stupid to appreciate Obama

Suzanne Mettler explains how stupid and uneducated we all are. We are too dumb to know all the wonderful things we should be thankful to Him for. Sure, Hisself could have advertised it better, but mainly, we are stupid. Hey! It's a step up from racist, right? Read more about Americans too stupid to appreciate Obama

Are GMAIL and GoDaddy webmail blocking inbound emails with "occupy" in the subject line?


I'm in Chicago, staying at the apartment of an old comrade, across the table from each other on laptops. He has a hotmail account, I have a GoDaddy webmail account. He says he sent me two emails earlier today, but I can only find one. Can't figure that out, so he re-sends it, but after several minutes, nothing appears. He checks the address, and it's correct. He re-sends a second time, to no avail. Read more about Are GMAIL and GoDaddy webmail blocking inbound emails with "occupy" in the subject line?

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Obamabots On the Attack

On the Open Salon version of my previous entry, some right-winger who supports Obama kept trying to lay the blame for next year's results on the left for failing to properly support the candidate who has done far more to pass the Republicans' agenda than any GOP office-holder could have.
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DCblogger's picture

Smear in progress

DHS is smearing the Occupy Wall Street by suggesting they are somehow linked up with Anonymous. Occupy Wall Street responds: Read more about Smear in progress

Nudging us into giving up on our Social Security

Well, well, well. I was looking over my money situation and realized I hadn't seen my annual estimate of Social Security benefits that's been coming every July for years. Hmm, I wondered, did I throw it in the wrong pile? Or did the feds cunningly decide to terminate this service as one more step in the path leading the American people to believe that Social Security will not be there for us and there's nothing we can do about it?

You guessed it!

Googling for "social security annual statement" got me to this helpful page, where the gummint explains that

In light of the current budget situation, we have suspended issuing Social Security Statements.

Even Peggy Noonan of Murdoch's WSJ gets it!

In today's New York Times there is an article by Jackie Calmes titled Rightward Tilt Leaves Obama With Party Rift. While it begins by addressing the discontent the Democratic base has with Obama it ends with this "reassuring" paragraph: Read more about Even Peggy Noonan of Murdoch's WSJ gets it!

Why nobody knows anything

I admit to still reading the NY Times on line. Today they published this article on the latest debt ceiling compromise proposal, containing 1223 words of horse-race coverage and 0 words about the actual proposal.

That's right, no information whatsoever about what's in the proposal, other than "new revenues" and "deep spending cuts."

This is a newspaper?

Even more distressing are some of the comments ("this is hopeful news", "looks like the grown-ups will prevail"). Read more about Why nobody knows anything

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What Supplements Do You Take, And Why?

Meh, for me today it was 12 hrs with one client and four more with another on the west coast later before I can sleep, so this is going to be short. I'd like to fill the rest in as I respond in the comments, reading what you all have to say. But the question is: what supplements do you take? Vitamins? Oils, cremes, salves, teas, and any other delivery device that doesn't come from Big Pharma or Big Ag, that helps you feel better? Why do you take them? How did you learn about them? Why do you know they work? What scientific-standard of proof can you offer they do, if only in your case? Read more about What Supplements Do You Take, And Why?

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AARP: I Know What You're Doing

Today, Fred Griesbach, AARP Campaigns sent me one of those unsolicited e-mails telling me all about AARP's wonderful work in defending Social Security and Medicare, and then asking me for a donation, so they could continue working their magic. Here's my reply.

Dear Fred,

I know about AARP's willingness to compromise on Medicare and Social Security for the sake of deficit reduction, and I'm Mad As Hell About it! Read more about AARP: I Know What You're Doing

There, it's all better now.


You may remember a natural gas explosion last September in a San Francisco suburb that killed eight people, injured twenty-some more and leveled an entire neighborhood. Read more about There, it's all better now.

'Media Unpeople'

(527 Obama-dumping days until 2012 election-Hugh's Obama's Scandals List)

It is not we who are the "media unpeople."

We get acknowledged and manipulated as the sheeple that we are by the media mouthpieces of the obscenely rich and black-hearted bastards of the universe. (Sorry, I stopped using nuance since Obama date-raped America and so many of his victims still refuse to admit it). Read more about 'Media Unpeople'

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Roger Ailes, the bad one

From Rolling Stone magazine, the latest in a rash of negative articles about Faux News:
How Roger Ailes Built the Fox News Fear Factory

The onetime Nixon operative has created the most profitable propaganda machine in history. Inside America's Unfair and Imbalanced Network

Fascinating look at Ailes career. One thing you learn is that political astroturf predates the Internet. Read more about Roger Ailes, the bad one


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