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I have been blogging at betweenbillsears.wordpress.com for four years. I can't remember where I blogged prior to then, but I started blogging when Dubya announced his Surge and Molly Ivins told us we were the deciders and that we should raise Hell.

Following his win in the Texas Republican Presidential Primary this week, Mitt Romney has gathered enough delegates to win the Presidential nomination on the first ballot at the Republican National Convention.

I never thought I’d be writing that. I was way wrong.

In all fairness to me, I didn’t know that Rick Perry would be the Fred Thompson of 2012. I had no idea that Rick Perry was as dumb as a box of those stuffed armadillos you can buy in every tourist trap across Texas. I had no idea that Rick Perry’s brain was as barren as west Texas.

I felt certain that Willard Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith would have turned off the evangelical Christians south of the Mason-Dixon Line, but Rick Perry proved to be such an enormous a**hole that he was out before the southern primaries got hopping.

Mitt’s never-ending money spigot drowned Rick Santorum’s Presidential dreams. Newt got his ass handed to him more for lack of money than because he is such a narcissistic jerk off. The three people with billionaires stayed in the race the longest, and Mitt had the best billionaires…Wall Street wants Mitt…pretty much any filthy-rich white guy wants Mitt to be President…Mitt gets the racist voters by default.

Mitt has a major advantage in money and crazies.

Speaking of crazies…if any Ron Paul supporters actually read my blog, they will be saying, “Hey, what about Ron Paul?”

I say, “Go home to your families. It is over. Ron Paul will never be President. He’ll be too old in 2016, so you better start getting his nutty son, Senator Rand Paul, ready for his futile campaign.”

We are about to witness an onslaught of money and negative advertising unlike anything we have ever seen. The rich folks that want Obama out will use their money to buy television advertising which will be intended to reinforce the racism in the crazies and to awaken the racism in the dormant crazies.

In states where Republicans dominate the legislature, “election reforms” have been enacted that will make it harder for the poor, the brown, and the elderly to vote.

In some of those same states, private companies are being hired to search the databases of registered voters for people that should no longer be registered to vote (i.e., felons, non-citizens, the dead) and to give those names to the State’s Secretary of State for removal from the voter registration rolls.

Such voter “purges” usually find the poor, the brown, and the elderly.

Union-busting legislation is intended to deplete union membership and seriously hamper any sizeable donations to the Democratic Party or Democratic candidates.

The good calls John McCain made in his run for the White House include not mentioning Rev. Wright and Birthers. McCain knew those things were bull*hit, and he wanted nothing to do with them.

Mitt Romney has no problem with the concept…Donald Trump has all but called the President’s birth certificate a fake, and Republican strategists have explored how to use Rev. Wright and “Obama’s radical past” against the President.

Mitt can sit back and let the anonymous money talk about these issues while he refuses to discuss them.

Truth be told, I think there are enough anti-Obama people out there to send the President back to Chicago. I believe that the anonymous money will be used to maximize the crazy vote region-by-region while Mitt reaches out to maximize the non-crazy conservative vote.

Do I think President Obama will win a second term…yes, but it won’t be a cake walk. He has to contend in every swing state. He has to run his campaign the way Mitt will run his. President Obama must take the high road and let the anonymous money beat the bushes for our very own crazy Democratic and Progressive voters.

If Mitt’s side wins this thing and the Democrats lose the Senate and fail to gain ground in the House, Mitt will get to put the deciding vote on the Supreme Court and create a conservative majority I won’t live long enough to see reversed.

If the Republicans get the White House, the Senate, and gain a bigger majority in the House, they will…Jesus, I don’t want to think about it.

Remember, when the Republicans took over the House in 2010, John “Tiny” Boehner (pronounced Boner) promised that his party’s top priority was jobs, jobs, jobs. Just after the 2010 midterm election, Republicans started on their real agenda…they want to make the world safe for unregulated capitalism and to roll back rights for women and minorities to at least before the Civil Rights Act of 1965.

Nothing is in the bag…the wrong side wins all the time…the power of racism cannot be underestimated…politics in America are not reality based…be afraid, be very afraid.

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  •  I share your fears. I'm no fan of the Obama (3+ / 0-)
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    administration and I'm not, nor have I ever been, a member of any political party, but I'm still partially sane and I know that Obama is better than the alternative.

    However, the big picture is that the US political system is sick and dying.  It is not designed to produce leaders who can do what needs to be done to save us from complete economic and political collapse.  In essence, we have a political "machine" designed to produce crap and parts we don't need.

    One in four people in the United States suffers from chronic anxiety, a mood disorder, or depression—which seems to me to be a normal reaction to our march toward collective suicide. Welcome to the asylum. ~ Chris Hedges

    by Saint Jimmy on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 10:26:06 AM PDT

    •  It Would Have Been Had Anyone Taken Those of Us (3+ / 0-)
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      seriously 35-40 years ago when we pointed all this out, but we still had journalistic press, unions double today's strength, an economy trapped onshore dependent on the people for consumption and labor, and most of the country's wealth distributed among the common people.

      But every year both parties passed more conservative deregulation of the top end, and every year our moderates chided us saying see the sky didn't fall.

      Well the sky's on the ground now.

      We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

      by Gooserock on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 10:50:17 AM PDT

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      •  You're right. My epiphany came much later - (0+ / 0-)

        in 2001 - shortly after the bush, jr. election, the 911 tragedy, and during the preparations for the invasion of Iraq.  

        Looking back, I was knowledgeable enough to have realized what was happening and see the "big picture" during the 1980s.  However, and this is no excuse, I was just married, had a baby boy, and was working very hard and spent about a third to half of my time working away from home, much of the time out of the country.  All of the signs pointing to eventual economic and political collapse were there from about the beginning of reagan's second term but I think you had to have the time, inclination, and knowledge about history, economics, and political systems to see them.

        However, NOW they are obvious for almost all to see, should they care to look.

        One in four people in the United States suffers from chronic anxiety, a mood disorder, or depression—which seems to me to be a normal reaction to our march toward collective suicide. Welcome to the asylum. ~ Chris Hedges

        by Saint Jimmy on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 11:13:45 AM PDT

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  •  Yesterday in Wisconsin.... (3+ / 0-)
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    the poor, the young, the old, & minorities got out & voted.  There were over 1,150,492 votes for Tom Barrett.  Unfortunately Walker got 1,327,152 votes.

    Our game is far from over.  We just need to step it up.  I have every confidence we will.

    Scott Walker doesn't care about Wisconsin anymore....it was just his stepping stone anyway.  He's moved on to the national stage.  I doubt Wisconsin will see much of Walker from now on.  

    He no longer controls the Senate.  And....he couldn't care less.  

    •  Well, yeah, you don't stop fighting and you (1+ / 0-)
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      CERTAINLY never stop speaking truth to power.  However, what is somewhat lost about Wisconsin yesterday is that Walker is such an incredibly weak, vulnerable candidate who, even 20 years ago and most certainly 30 to 40 years ago, would have been defeated by almost anyone the democrats cared to run against him.  

      He won because of the MASSIVE money AND because of a dumbed down and partially brain washed electorate and those two factors are the results of 30 to 40 years of midde class erosion, the glorification of ignorance, greed, and winning at all costs, and the marginalization of intellectuals, compassion, and empathy.

      We'll all fight like hell but make no mistake, under these rules, we are now defending the Alamo.

      One in four people in the United States suffers from chronic anxiety, a mood disorder, or depression—which seems to me to be a normal reaction to our march toward collective suicide. Welcome to the asylum. ~ Chris Hedges

      by Saint Jimmy on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 11:27:05 AM PDT

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