Get Out And Vote!

Goodness knows we have little enough control over our government and political class but if you snoot this opportunity to make your voice heard I have no respect for you at all.

You see, unlike some Admins, I’m not afraid of controversy.

Stockton

Politics is the art of controlling your environment.

That is one of the key things I learned in these years, and I learned it the hard way.

Anybody who thinks that ‘it doesn’t matter who’s President’ has never been Drafted and sent off to fight and die in a vicious, stupid War on the other side of the World – or been beaten and gassed by Police for trespassing on public property – or been hounded by the IRS for purely political reasons – or locked up in a New York City Jail with a broken nose and no phone access and twelve perverts wanting to stomp your ass in the shower.

That is when it matters who is President or Governor or Police Chief.  That is when you will wish you had voted.

We have become a Nazi monster in the eyes of the whole world, a nation of bullies and bastards who would rather kill than live peacefully.

We are not just Whores for power and oil, but killer whores with hate and fear in our hearts.

We are human scum, and that is how history will judge us.  No redeeming social value.  Just whores.  Get out of our way, or we’ll kill you.

Who does vote for these dishonest shitheads?  Who among us can be happy and proud of having all this innocent blood on our hands?

Who are these swine?  These flag-sucking half-wits who get fleeced and fooled by stupid little rich kids like George Bush?

They are the same ones who wanted to have Muhammad Ali locked up for refusing to kill gooks.

They speak for all that is cruel and stupid and vicious in the American character.

They are the racists and hate mongers among us; they are the Ku Klux Klan.

I piss down the throats of these Nazis.  And I am too old to worry about whether they like it or not.  Fuck them.

We are turning into a nation of whimpering slaves to Fear – fear of war, fear of poverty, fear of random terrorism, fear of getting down-sized or fired because of the plunging economy, fear of getting evicted for bad debts, or suddenly getting locked up in a military detention camp on vague charges of being a Terrorist sympathizer.

Not even the foulest atrocities of Adolf Hitler ever shocked me so badly as these Abu Ghraib photographs did.  I have been in this business a long time and I have seen many staggering things, but this one is over the line.  Now I am really ashamed to carry an American passport.

I take no pleasure in being Right in my dark predictions about the fate of our military intervention in the heart of the Muslim world.  It is immensely depressing to me.  Nobody likes to be betting against the Home team.

The Rumsfeld-Cheney axis has self-destructed right in front of our eyes, along with the once-proud Perle-Wolfowitz bund that is turning to wax.  They somehow managed to blow it all, like a gang of kids on a looting spree, between January and July, or even less.  It is genuinely incredible.  The U.S. Treasury is empty, we are losing that stupid, fraudulent chickencrap War in Iraq, and every country in the world except a handful of Corrupt Brits despises us.  We are losers, and that is the one unforgiveable sin in America.

The utter collapse of this Profoundly criminal Bush conspiracy will come none too soon for people like me…  The massive plundering of the U.S. Treasury and all its resources has been almost on a scale that is criminally insane, and has literally destroyed the lives of millions of American people and American families.

Exactly.  You and me, sport – we are the ones who are going to suffer, and suffer massively.  This is going to be just like the Book of Revelation said it was going to be – the end of the world as we knew it.

Own it or prove me wrong you chickenshit bastards.

Outside my local Mega Mart I encountered some politicians looking for my vote.

“Are you Republicans?”, said I.

We are part of the mumblety mumble ticket.

“Is he a Republican?”

Well, yes.

“Your Party supports torture and illegal wars of aggression.”

Well, but this is local.

“Your Party supports torture and illegal wars of aggression.”

You are certainly entitled to your opinion.

Indeed I am.

And I shall prove it today by dragging myself over glass.

How about you?

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    • TMC on November 3, 2009 at 8:44 am

    I’ll not only be voting but taking some neighbors who don’t drive along with me.

  1. a non-citizen… I can’t vote.

    • Robyn on November 3, 2009 at 12:40 pm

    …before work.

    • Mu on November 3, 2009 at 5:25 pm

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     I’ve been working and keeping one eye on German PM Merkel’s remarks to a Joint Session of Congress.  

     Quite something to see:  several times when she spoke about climate change, the need to address and tackle it, the benefits of developing and deploying new technologies, Democrats stood and applauded, the Republicans — a few did tepid claps, while the others just smirked or sneered.  At a visiting head of state.  Assholes.

     Mu . . .

    • Alma on November 3, 2009 at 5:55 pm

    and canvass to certify the vote tomorrow.  There’s something satisfying about adding up the voter numbers and knowing they match the ballots cast.

    But in non House or Presidential years its frustrating to see the pathetically low numbers.  

  2. Incumbents: kept in the sanitary district, booted in the community college board, mixed bag for city council.

    Voted yes on a muni bond for upgrade of safety services facilities.

    Very nice ladies working the polling station I might add.

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