Monday, November 26, 2012

Walmart Slave Labor Worth $1200 A Pop, Dead – Sale Price Falling to $1000 A Head By Tomorrow
A company that makes clothes for Sean Combs' clothing brand ENYCE and other U.S. labels reassured investors that a factory fire that killed 112 people over the weekend would not harm its balance sheet, and also pledged to pay the families of the dead $1,200 per victim. 
In an announcement Monday, Li & Fung Ltd., a middleman company that supplies clothes from Bangladesh factories to U.S. brands, said "it wishes to clarify" that the deadly Saturday night blaze at the high-rise Tazreen Fashions factory outside Dhaka "will not have any material impact on the financial performance" of the firm. …
Wal-Mart confirmed Monday that its clothes were being made at the Tazreen factory. Even though Wal-Mart is famed for maintaining tight control over its supply chain, the company said its clothes were being made at the plant without its knowledge.

The Arc of the Superstitious Universe Is Long and Bends Toward Human Destruction

I have heard the MLK quote in my mind having read it several times perhaps in the blog of a preacher and or a true Prophet (one that few listen to in his or her lifetime).

I backtracked on the MLK quote on the internet and found that one site quoted the full text from somebody named Parker in the 1850s in the context that MLK’s abridged version was somehow perverted in that MLK did not quote the full version or that MLK did not deserve credit for content and or connotation no doubt because he was less than a full (white) man to say it in any version.

One often wonders what went through the mind and soul of one of the truly great minds of Human History more so than merely being a freak within A-merican History when he shouted his version of truth in that public forum of human history in my own lifetime.

The quote, something like “the arc of the Moral Universe is long but it bends toward justice” is an interesting thing to say in today’s godless age.

Morality it would seem is anything one political party quotes is morality from its parasite appendage of religions, old and dying religions, things that represent the morality of times past and not the present, that now sit in and make backroom deals for money and power in the virtual forum and or town square of the 21st century of the common era since the height of political power under the Roman emperor god Augustus.

And even if one political party in America is blatantly vulgarly religious and openly worships the god/idol of money and power, the other party in its bland agnosticism is little different in many ways.

Which puts me in light of the last elections in which no true economic issues were discussed and in which the election of one over the other merely delays the stripping of the final layers of human rights of you and me into mere months I fear in any case instead of years and decades.

The need to find a public morality brought me back to the MLK quote and the struggle of some or is it the many to live in some measure of human dignity on this shrinking planet.

There is a story in the news about how some hundred odd human beings, mostly female, who died in a factory fire in Bangladesh, which if you know any history was once called East Pakistan and is in the eastern end of India. A nation born of rebellion against the mother land of West or present Pakistan.

One of course is reminded of the great Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in lower Manhattan or the West Village where over a hundred people, 146 to be exact, mostly women died because of greed, stupidity and arrogance back in 1911. The deaths caused such outrage that fire safety laws had to be upgraded and the cause of unionized labor and its humane demands got a great moral boost in the arm.

That building still stands BTW, just off Washington Square, and is now an active working structure as part of NYU. Some of the ghosts of those dead workers have not left that building or so some say.

In the case of third world factory in Bangladesh, various media stories first told some truth and now are trimming the truth back into neat little rows of pretty flowers out of the “truth”. In the American press that is. I continue to read more truth about this incident in the British Press.

Truth is that it is a new concrete building two or three years old, the factory that is. Concrete, fireproof and in no need of any marked or sufficiently cleared Emergency fire exits because concrete = fireproof. The building will survive fire and or the inconvenience of people. Yeah right.

That blocked exits or no exit signs and many floors illegally added to the structure added to the chaos and death of so many. That thing about the exits only existed for a short time in the American media before Wal-Mart which buys the shirts made by third world slave labor in this particular factory puts out it great answer to morality by saying that this particular factory where over a hundred women died had two of three black marks on Wal-Mart's mighty standard charts before it would refuse to buy from this factory at some time in the future. 

How fucking high, mighty and “morally” modern Wal-Mart!

God/Dollar Bless You!

To quote or paraphrase quote myself “The Arc of the Superstitious Universe Is Long and Bends Toward Human Destruction”.

My search for morality or something like it in the public forum comes with the knowledge that public morality is now a commodity in the public world as evidenced by all the yes man lackeys called Roman Catholic American Bishops who have thrown their lot in with all the other for profit Fundies like Franklin Graham, Pat Robertson, Osteen, Hagee, Falwell, etc., etc., etc.

The superstition that is religion in most cases these days has attached itself to the myth of Free Market Capitalism that now is one of the pillars of American and or Western public faith or so the media brainwashes us to accept as modern dogma.  That the theory of capitalism is perfect and should never be diluted with real time usage by people or with people or about people. Real people.

What killed 100 factory workers in Bangladesh? Superstition.

Superstition that all Profits are Clean and full of the unquestioned Grace of Dollar.

Superstition that you can build unsafe factories and pay slave wages and sell your products to a Company like Wal-Mart headquartered in a shithole god-forsaken place like Arkansas that believes that guns, Jesus and exploitative profits from slave labor are all rolled into, bundled, into something unquestionably sacred according to the new superstition and or religion of the one true Free Market Capitalism / GOP / Democratic / Property political party.


“The Arc of the Superstitious Universe Is Long and Bends Toward Human Destruction.”


Sunday, November 25, 2012

Eyewitness to Lincoln Assassination

To: Father Gary Lamoine, Surrogate, Stooge to Bishop Michael Hoeppner, Surrogate Stooge to Abp. John Nienstedt of St P./ Minn

To: Father Gary Lamoine, Surrogate, Stooge to Bishop Michael Hoeppner, Surrogate Stooge to Archbishop John Nienstedt of St Paul Minneapolis.

Marriage is like a pair of shoes. There is a left shoe. There is a right shoe. There is no male shoe. There is no female shoe.  There is just a pair of shoes called marriage.

Paul in Galatians 3:28 has already re-defined marriage.

There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Chill. Relax. Get a sex life. 

Confirm good honest people who do not lie and who shine in the light of Christ. Amen.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

big bang flash and blooper

Twinkie Suicide Workers – Death rather than Corporate Slavery!

The Pension Fund obligations get dumped on the American Taxpayer via Bankruptcy Court after the Romney – Bain – Lazy – Crony – Capitalists have scavenged all the good assets and all the hedge funds walk away with big year-end bonuses.

Workers had a laundry list of frustrations, from rising healthcare costs to decreased wages and delayed pension benefits. They even cited a $10-per-week per worker charge they said Hostess claimed was needed to boost company capital.
"They have taken and taken and taken from us," said Debi White, who has worked at Hostess for 26 years, most recently as a bun handler at its bread and roll plant in Lenexa, Kansas. 
"They have been walking around stomping their foot saying either you give in ... or else we're going to close you now. Well, go ahead, we're tired of their threats," she said. "That's how we feel." 
Hostess workers are now scrambling to figure out when their health insurance runs out -- or if it already has -- and where and how to apply for job retraining and unemployment benefits.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

twilight time - the platters

Church of England Stays Gay - Just Like the Roman Catholics - Same Sex Only For Bishops

A saddened Cameron told MPs: "I am very clear that the time is right for women bishops; it was right many years ago. The church needs to get on with it and get with the programme." 
Parliament had to "respect individual institutions and how they work, while giving them a sharp prod", he added. "I think it's important for the Church of England to be a modern church, in touch with society as it is today, and this was a key step they needed to take." 
His remarks were designed to put pressure on the new church leadership to return to the issue more quickly than a strict interpretation of the church's rules allows.

Father Gary LaMoine and Bishop Michael Hoeppner – Hate Served Up with that Special Crookston Diocese Minnesota Flavor

Some strange things coming out of Southern Minnesota besides cow shit. Hate and denial of confirmation to a 17 year old male for his political opinions by fauxmosexual Bishop Hoeppner and fauxmosexual Father Gary LaMoine. Sieg Heil!

“It is to my dismay that what should have been kept an internal Church matter has now become a public controversy. To place this controversy into the public forum was the decision of the young man and his family; it was not my intention or the intention of Bishop Hoeppner who was informed about the situation shortly after the young man withdrew from candidacy. The Bishop and I now find ourselves harassed by the media, coming to my door at 9:30 PM last Wednesday for a newspaper interview and being called to give comment on a KFGO radio program. All this activity originated from the young man and his family. Agreeing to disagree and leaving it at that is not acceptable to the young man and his family. What this family hopes to gain is beyond my present comprehension.” – Fr. Gary LaMoine

Beautiful Downtown Crookston Minnesota


like no tomorrow

Sunday, November 18, 2012

last catholic standing in staten island* - *nyc – a rant

(photo op) - Abp.Timothy Dolan visits South Beath, Staten Island, NYC, Nov 17 12

A fork in the road...

So a depraved and decadent nation, including a majority of nominal Catholics, re-elected Nero to a second term. Now that they can't count on a deus ex machina in the form of a President Romney saving them from the consequences of their decades-long collaboration with Democratic evil, the big question is what the bishops are going to do about the Health Care contraceptive mandate. Are they going to stand up like men or will they lie down like lambs? Are they going to compromise with evil or are they going to lead our church in civil disobedience to this vile regime and its attempt to make Catholics pay for what is sinful and loathsome? The next four years will undoubtedly be horrific, but fidelity and martyrdom always produce great fruit for Christ's Church.


Saturday, November 10, 2012

Karl Rove’s 2012 Election Train Wreck or "Karl Rove Jumps the Shark"

It was downright amusing to see Karl Rove trying to tell Fox News on election night that some phantom votes in Ohio were yet to be reported and that Fox News could not call the election.

No doubt Karl was blacked out on liquor and reliving Ohio 2004.

In any case they say he personally made 30-50 million commission off of the rich billionaires 400 million invested with his consulting firm and dedicated to swaying the 2012 elections on every level with expensive negative ads and contributions to tea baggers. 

The lame excuse by Karl post-election that Obama had somehow “suppressed” the vote was pure icing on the cake of GOP delusional bullshit.

The one trick monkey Rove who has been getting monkeys elected to office for close to twenty years has finally Jumped the Shark – a TV term when a program can longer get any good ratings even if the star like “Fonzie” goes all the way to Los Angeles in the TV sitcom Happy Days to water ski and literally jump the shark. Thumbs down.

The Karl Rove Show starring Karl Rove I think has finally been cancelled. LOL
Will somebody please tell him. And escort him out of the building. 

Friday, November 9, 2012

Order of Saint Gregory to be Awarded to Bill Donohue over at Catholic League?

Rumors, from the American Vatican, the Pink Palace at 452 Madison Avenue NYC, have plans for Bill to receive the fabulously coveted Catholic Media Toady Award from the pope also known as the Order of Saint Gregory.

“The order is bestowed on Catholic men and women … in recognition of their personal service to the Holy See and the Church, unusual labors, support of the Holy See, and the good example set in their communities and country.” -- Wikipedia

This to compensate Bill for not receiving a promised American Order of Freedom that a President Romney would have awarded Donohue, on rubber stamped orders and or request from the Pink Palace BTW.

No wonder Bill’s Racist remarks about terrorists, community organizers and Eric Holder came as part of his post-election day reaction to the re-election and victory of the good of secular power of Obama over the forces of closeted evil that Bill so willingly serves and is handsomely compensated for I might add.

The Order of Saint Gregory was also awarded to Sir Jimmy Savile of BBC fame for his personal services, pimping perhaps, for the “Holy”See of Pope John Paul the Second. Jimmy is currently dead and under many scurrilous rumors about his holy catholic private life.

Congrats Bill if this rumor is true. Nobody deserves it more.  Who next for the Catholic Media Toady papal honor? Raymond Arroyo?

And Bill, don’t forget to wear the special knee breeches of a Papal Knight of St.Gregory to the papal ceremony.

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Chili Pepper Harvest - Southwest

Guacamole - Staten Island Style


Obama Grateful to American Bishops - USCCB - And Vatican for His Election Victory

Thank you American Bishops:

Abortion/Contraception Redux,
Marriage Equality,
did not make you – but me.

God Bless the Vatican still stuck,
with their heads up their ass, 
in calendar Year 1801 C.E.


Vatican INC Reaction To The Results of the 2012 American Presidential Election

Vatican INC. - Corporate Flag

We have been informed by reliable sources, with whom we have had dealings with in the past, that many good men are making fantastic progress in locating this African born American President’s birth certificate…


Donald Trump's Reaction to Obama's Re-election 2012

The "Donald"

Trump - you're fired!


Janna Ryan's Reaction to the 2012 Election

Karl Rove a Winner with Millions in his pocket from 2012 Election

Considering all the billions Trump, Adelson and the Koch Brothers stuffed into Karl Rove’s pockets to steal our democracy, has any of these morons every heard of a basic law of Economics – The Law of Diminishing Returns – 

whereby no matter how much you spend or how many people to add to your production line to produce a product like Rove, you cannot increase the results (period). 

Bullshit at a dollar a pound is no different than bullshit that sells for a hundred dollars a pound in a boutique on Park Avenue. It is still just bullshit.

The law of diminishing returns (also law of diminishing marginal returns or law of increasing relative cost) states that in all productive processes, adding more of one factor of production, while holding all others constant ("ceteris paribus"), will at some point yield lower per-unit returns. The law of diminishing returns does not imply that adding more of a factor will decrease the total production, a condition known as negative returns, though in fact this is common. ~~~ Wikipedia

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Sunday, November 4, 2012

Papal Knight Jimmy Savile First Annual Circumcised Pickle Award for Gall to Bill Donohue at Catholic League

Bill has, I have lost track of the number of non-paid intern written essays published against the New York Times over at the CL, trying to cover-up John Paul II and his consuming love of all things Pedophile, avoid the Truth about that pope, to blame the BBC instead and by extension the new head of the NYT, that the BBC never ratted out British Royal and Papal Knighted Sir Jimmy Savile when both the Queen and the Pope gave him their royal seals of approval.

Too bad the victims of this pedophile king/ring cannot sue both Buck House and the Vatican for their perverted seal of approval to this dead media toady scumbag.

Where is customer service these days? The Hague?

Gall – Definiton –  Source: Free Dictionary dot Com

1. See bile.
2. a. Bitterness of feeling; rancor. b. Something bitter
        to endure: the gall of defeat.
3. Outrageous insolence; effrontery.

Jimmy Savile Receives Papal Knighthood - 1990

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My thanks to C.Koch over at Enlightened Catholicism for papal photo.