call your Zeyde! (Zeyde is Yiddish for Grandfather)
One of the best "ethnic" campaign videos I've seen -- regardless of your heritage!
Was he lying then?
Or is he lying now?
And what does it say about what he truly believes?
A fascinating video clip from earlier today at a Romney campaign stop where an audience member unfurls a banner and shouts: "What about climate change? That’s what caused this monster storm."
What occurred then is like something out of a Twilight Zone episode.
WARNING: U.S. Health Alert issued earlier today
The Federal Center for Disease Control issued a warning earlier today that an outbreak of Romnesia has been identified in several states and is spreading rapidly. All Americans are advised to remain calm, but to be alert for common symptoms, which include:
Rapidly shifting statements of your positions and beliefs
Shortness of memory
Discomfort with 47% of Americans
Absence of self-awareness
Additional Romnesia symptoms may include:
believing women dwell in binders; mistaking corporations for actual people; confusing your dog with your luggage; eagerness to randomly and casually make $10,000 bets; not knowing which of your houses your key unlocks; and believing $200,000 to $250,000 is middle-class income
(follow link below to read the full warning statement:)
Just last week, intimidating billboards began appearing in predominantly black neighborhoods in Cleveland, Cincinnati and Milwaukee, Wisconsin informing residents that "Voter Fraud is a Felony!" and is subject to "3 1/2 years imprisonment and a $10,000 fine".
The sole image is one of a judge's gavel striking a block, and the implied message is clear: "Voting can land you in jail".
You see the outrageous billboard here:
1. If you think that those Americans who fight our wars, police our streets and heal our sick don’t deserve equal rights and protections under our laws because they happen to be gay – then you might want to vote Republican.
2. If you think that another war in the Middle East is the best way to prove America’s superiority, then you should be voting Republican.
3. If you believe that global warming/climate change isn’t real, then you might want to vote Republican.
4. If you think that those who have amassed vast fortunes in America earned it because they worked harder than you and I, then you should be voting Republican.
5. If you think that our Constitution imbues corporations with the same inalienable rights as people (despite the fact that corporations are never mentioned in the Constitution), then you might want to vote Republican.
6. If you think that legislators have the right to force women who have been raped or who are the victim of incest, to bring the resulting pregnancies to full term, you might want to vote Republican.
7. If you think that those with extreme wealth should be allowed to spend unlimited amounts of money to influence America’s elections, (and the resulting laws and public policies created by those they elect), then you should be voting Republican.
8. If you think that “clean coal” is real, and that coal is America’s 21st century energy solution, then you should probably vote Republican.
9. If you think that women seeking an abortion should be forced to go through invasive – and medically unnecessary – vaginal ultrasounds, you might want to vote Republican.
10. If you think that access to affordable health care for every American should be considered a privilege rather than a basic human right, then you might want to vote Republican.
11. If you think that Big Oil companies should be subsidized by collecting more taxes from middle-class Americans, then you should be voting Republican.
12. If you think it’s justifiable that, over the past 25 years, the wealthiest 1% of Americans have seen their income increase by 275% while the rest of us have only seen our incomes increase by 40%, then you should be voting Republican.
13. If you think that the greed-fueled banks and financial institutions which caused America’s 2008 economic collapse should be rewarded with less oversight – rather than more oversight – then you should be voting Republican.
14. If you think the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should be gutted or abolished, then you might want to vote Republican.
15. If you think that creating obstacles for legal citizens to vote (including immigrants, minorities, the poor and the elderly) furthers our American democracy, then you might want to vote Republican.
16. If you think anyone with the cash should be able to buy automatic, military-style assault weapons – weapons which are specifically designed to kill other humans – then you should be voting Republican.
17. If you think that life-saving, embryonic stem-cell research should be prohibited in the U.S. because of certain religious beliefs, then you should be voting Republican.
18. If you think that President Obama should have allowed our automobile industry to collapse, along with nearly 1,500,000 related American jobs, then you should be voting Republican.
19. If you think that immigrants to America are a problem, then you should be grateful that your ancestors arrived when they did, and you should probably vote Republican.
20. If you think that America should create laws to enforce religious ideology and beliefs on all citizens – then you should be voting Republican.
for the rest of the 37 Reasons You Might Want to Vote Republican, follow this link:
Republicans have been asking lately if we are better off today than we were 4 years ago. Here's a small sampling of newspaper headlines and job layoff reports from Fall of 2008 to help jog their memory (and ours):
See the various news reports below from today's major headline. Not only was Fox the only major source to lead with the negatives on what is clearly very good economic news, but nowhere in their headline or their opening paragraphs did they disclose the number of new jobs created -- 243,000 -- something which every other major news source put right up front. Apparently that was just too impressive a number for their audience to bear, and it clearly contradicted Fox's ongoing story line.
How about passing along the idea that supporters of eliminating the tax cut for the top 2% agree to donate a specific amount of money for every hour that Bernie Sanders' filibuster lasts in the Senate?
This would not only provide encouragement to Senator Sanders, it would accomplish something worthwhile for a good cause at the same time. And if the tax cut for the Top 2% passes despite Bernie's best efforts, we can all share some of that windfall with those who are aren't as fortunate as we are.
What do you think? Are you game?
Can you suggest an appropriate cause or charity?
Can you spread the word?