Thursday, October 25, 2012

Michael “Smithers” Winters – Nat'l Catholic Reporter – Quote of the Day Oct 22 – Re: Election Year Chaput style “Catholic Conscience”

Michael "Smithers" Winters, National Catholic Reporter - Abp. Charles Chaput

"Just remember. When you are on your death bed, the Democratic Party is not going to send someone to be there with you and help you get ready to cross the abyss. And, even if they did send someone, it would not be someone you would want!" I have my areas of disagreement with Archbishop Chaput, but I commend him unreservedly for his repeated insistence that we Catholics put our faith first. And, if we do so, partisans on both sides have plenty to think about. 

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Lord Bichard, House of Lords, wants Pensioners to Do Community Work for No Pay or dock their Old Age Pensions in Britain

Lord Bichard

Maybe the Brits can feed the old to the Queen's corgies etc. Something bloody useful. Right Lord Bichard?

No doubt Franklin Graham has promises from Mitt Romney to use old people on Social Security to work for nothing in Graham's tax-free "Christian" Charity Rackets.

The sentiment to such obscene treatment of the old already has a champion in the British House of Lords who retired from government with an obscene government pension over $150,000 per year in USD value and now he has the nerve to try and marshal the old to work for nothing doing community service and charity work.

Maybe Lord Bitchard can take some of his pension funds and invest in a dentist.

He said: “We are now prepared to say to people who are not looking for work, if you don’t look for work you don’t get benefits. So if you are old and you are not contributing in some way or another, maybe there is some penalty attached to that.”  
Bichard also asked: “Are we using all the incentives at our disposal to encourage older people, not justto be a negative burden on the State but to actually be a positive part of society?”  
The wealthy lord’s draconian scheme left pensioners’ groups seething.

Pau Ryan's War on Poverty and Inspiration for Upward Mobility

One of the memories from my youth was Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty which he did as a diversion as they sent mostly poor and mostly black people in the “draft” (without, too poor to afford, deferments) over to Vietnam for the sake of General Motors’ profits and quarterly dividends.

I can remember a pre-class discussion in college among fellow students back then how Lyndon Johnson or his wife Lady Bird held stock in a company that made the infamous “tiger cages” to house and torture North Vietnamese Prisoners of Wars. This of course for a profit etc. For profit is no sin – right?

In that great tradition of rich man politician Hypocrisy, Paul Ryan has suddenly discovered the poor and the losing war on poverty.  And no doubt to cover up public, not private, guilt over Janna’s Petroleum Industry “Blind” trusts funds and perhaps too as a cover for Ann Romney  making millions through “Elliott Associates” from taxpayer federal bailout money for the auto industry in her “Blind Trust” etc, 

- Paul Ryan has suddenly found the “Poor” and is promising them “Upward Mobility” just like Jesus did in his day.

Paul Ryan / Mitt Romney / Ayn Rand Beatitudes:

Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of welfare – 47%.

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be sold a $20,000 on credit that they cannot afford funeral package for mom.
Blessed are the meek: for they shall pay my share of the taxes.

Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be given a “Truth” enema by FOX NEWS.

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall be taken advantage of by the hedge fund managers.

Blessed are the pure in heart: for they are losers – no scratch, cash – nada.

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be assassinated by the arms dealers and or droned on by the Military Industry Complex INC etc.

Blessed are they which are persecuted for tax sakes:  for theirs is the kingdom and banking system of the Cayman Islands.

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