Constitution: Words to Live By

Matthew K.

There’s a particularly sick person who always has up some sign of stupidity or another and shows off his IQ on a daily basis. Last week his little sign said, “Constitution: Words to live by”.

By gosh, what a wonderful concept. There’s nothing wrong with improving the constitution but it’s great that we all want to live by a set of principles or change the set to improve our country. Here, let me remind you what the constitution says:

The Preamble of the Constitution of the United States of America:

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

Now, looking at that, you will see that all of these reasons for the US government that are important (capitalized) have to do with the welfare of the people, or in other words, socialist purposes (for the benefit of society). The only one not capitalized, or in other words, the least important, is providing for the national defense.

This week our brilliant sign maker says, “Impeach Comrad Obama”. Okay, let’s just overlook his inability to spell for the moment and pretend that he really is capable of rational thought. His reference to “comrad” is obviously a concern that Obama is doing things to support society, you know, socialist things.

So this bright bulb says we should live by the words of the constitution, you know, socialist things, and impeach a president that does socialist things.

Now, I ask you, how could anyone want to live by the words of the constitution and not want to further society, not provide for the welfare of our fellow citizens?

There are lots of marvelous posts on this site explaining compartmentalized thinking. This is one of the best examples I’ve seen in a while. In other words, live by the words of the constitution but, oh, not those words.

Is anyone surprised this idiot votes Republican? Don’t they all?

Tea Baggers for Billionaires

Matthew K.

I drove past the Nevada capitol Friday and found a handful of people gathering around a sign that said, “Americans for Prosperity”.

Two important things are illuminated by this:

  1. The billionaire Koch brothers, known for being the money behind Americans for Prosperity, could only pay a handful of people to gather, and
  2. Even though this was slated as a Tea Party rally, it was mostly just workers and volunteers for billionaires.

Why are these issues important? First off, this was a vividly open event to support billionaires against the American people. The signs said right out in the open that these are people supporting the destruction of the middle class and the poor.  There’s really no hiding the fact and no reason to try to hide it.

And, secondly, it was obvious that the vast majority of the Tea Party has realized that they are being used as fools to support legislation that is bad for them and bad for America.

Sure, the Tea Party members know something is wrong with the state of America but they’re beginning to realize that their little Tea Party is created and funded by billionaires and their agenda isn’t America’s agenda, but an agenda to cut the already low taxes of the billionaires.

These are both very big deals. Now that the veil is off the Americans for Prosperity control of the Tea Party, people are coming to their senses.

Now, don’t think this is the beginning of the end of the Tea Baggers. There are millions of Americans out there who don’t know any better than to believe the propaganda and will be signing up with the same anti-American crowd when they start seeing the marketing again.

It’s not just sad but I find it quite disgusting that one of America’s major political parties is so unethical to take advantage of the Tea Baggers. But, what would one expect from a political party that does all the rest of the things the Republican party is known for.