America is as America does, Momma
“The Democrats and their liberal apologists are so oblivious to the profound personal and economic despair sweeping through this country that they think offering unemployed people the right to keep their unemployed children on their nonexistent health care policies is a step forward. They think that passing a jobs bill that will give tax credits to corporations is a rational response to an unemployment rate that is, in real terms, close to 20 percent. They think that making ordinary [working] Americans, one in eight of whom depends on food stamps to eat, fork over trillions in taxpayer dollars to pay for the crimes of Wall Street and [for corporate enriching] war[s] is acceptable. They think that the refusal to save the estimated 2.4 million people who will be forced out of their homes by foreclosure this year is justified by the bloodless language of fiscal austerity. The message is clear. Laws do not apply to the power elite.”
No question about it. It’s socialism for the rich and capitalism for everyone else.
So… Is America headed for Sarah Palin inspired domestic terrorism and violence?
Has America effectively become a ginned up, Glenn Beck, drooling idiot fake theocracy, where Fox “News” corporate propagandists repeat words like “freedom” and “God” over and again – because it keeps old, white, diabetic fools (on or soon to qualify for Medicare and Social Security) confused and agitated between Big Gulps of Coca Cola and handfuls of Super Sized Doritos?
The answer is YES – America is arguably already a (soft corporate) fascist state. But the class pyramid -- thieving plutocrats at the top and uneducated, Jesus-loving, working-class morons at the bottom -- is collapsing far too fast, pan-caking like an accordion with the air squeezed out.
Thus, moving to New Zealand is the best that I (a member of the ever shrinking liberal technocrat working class) can think to do.
In other words, presumably there are less ruined countries for a successful, law abiding, middle class citizen than this one. And if so then I must find one soon, before the crowds of poor, broken, gun toting Forrest Gumps explode in violence against anyone within reach (me) as the One Percent – the Washington/Wall Street pigs that Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush and Obama legislated to steal America from working Americans -- chuckles behind the relative safety of tax cuts, bailouts, locked gates and security garrisons.
America is as America does, Momma.