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Pathological Blinders & the Decline of the USofA

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We have almost pathological blinders when it comes to seeing the obvious

perils to our continued existence-climate change and global warming,

peak oil, water and food shortages, melting glaciers, species extinction,

deforestation, floods, droughts, oceans under siege

 

And we are just as blind when it comes to understanding that

commodifying the sanctity of corporate well-being over human welfare

is ultimately our downfall, not the path to prosperity that it claims to be.

 

Anecdotal evidence:

Reckless pursuit of profit leads to what will surely be the

greatest man made ecological disaster in history. Eleven men,

an ecosystem, an industry and way of life are dead, so far.

 

Twenty nine men die due to corporate neglect and subversion

of government regulators in a West Virginia mine.

 

Health care for all Americans is turned into a profit fest for said

industry, profits are guaranteed and the people still go begging.

 

The finance industry blows up due to invertible overreach and

the bill is delivered to and paid by the workers.

 

Our public education is turned into a for profit industry with the

active help of the government despite indications that this does

not improve education.

 

Imperial wars continue with no end in sight in a region that has

supreme importance to the energy sector.

 

The bankers overreach in Greece and again the workers are to

foot the bill.

 

A 'bipartisan committee' is looking to impose 'fiscal

austerity' on our Social Security. Guess who's gonna profit?

 

Capitalism is the common thread.

An economic arrangement which wildly benefits the very few

to the detriment of everything, everything else. Humanity is

murdered, pauperized, immiserized, the biosphere is mutilated,

the future is forfeited by this monstrous economic arrangement.

Arnold Toynbee once wrote:

When a civilization responds to challenges, it grows. Civilizations declined

when their leaders stopped responding creatively, and the civilizations then

sank owing to nationalism, militarism, and the tyranny of a despotic minority.

Toynbee argued that "Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder.

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View PostWe haven't seen nuthin yet!clapping.gif

 

Sadly, there is a significant portion of our society that continue

to call for MORE nationalism, MORE militarism, & MORE corporate tyranny shakehead.gif

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View PostSadly, there is a significant portion of our society that continue

to call for MORE nationalism, MORE militarism, & MORE corporate tyranny shakehead.gif

 

 

PFreud = Mr. Pessimist this morning.

 

Would that he could be a happy pessimist like me.

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Got lead --- currently the most precious metal. May be a great time to weed our social parasites and get America back to work.

 

Ship the commies to China where they will feel at home --- eating rice and cooking with dung. The Muslims could probably use a few volunteers --- for fodder.

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View PostWe're near the point of no return. Prolly past it. Things are gonna get nasty. I predict a very bad summer in America.

 

Mee too cwm13.gif

Commercial real estate is going to go bust, soon.

Germany is about to riot due to the economy.

Spain is going the way of Greece.

The economic damage from the Gulf Spill will be catastrophic.

 

Yep, 2011 will have people praying that the world ends in 2012 icon24.gif

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View PostGuys, the sky is not falling.

 

2011 will be a lot like 2010.

 

Keep working, keep paying taxes.

 

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA

 

So sez the guys who used to trot out the old *Econ 101* crap kooky.gifcwm27.gif

Yep, 2011 will be a lot like 2010, only worse cwm31.gif

 

If anyone thinks the situation with the Euro is going to improve

in the near future, keep dreaming.

If you doubt the Gulf Oil Spill will crush some local economies, keep dreaming.

If you think there's going to be a job boom in the near future, ha ha.

 

Clearly, some people who refuse to accept the REALITY of what is unfolding...

Pathological Blinders I say

 

 

BTW, Keep working & paying taxes, worker drones icon14.gif

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Like to see any of these Libs out here with me and the crew cutting trees today in 90 degrees and try telling us how we are making untold millions, lol.

 

Please.......please come and work a day here. Tell me how great we have it as fat, lazy American Capitalists. Also take note of the lack of illegals on the crew. Strange huh?

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View PostLike to see any of these Libs out here with me and the crew cutting trees today in 90 degrees and try telling us how we are making untold millions, lol.

 

Please.......please come and work a day here. Tell me how great we have it as fat, lazy American Capitalists. Also take note of the lack of illegals on the crew. Strange huh?

 

 

 

Mokes, they are busy saving the world from capitalism.

 

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