Sunday, November 29, 2015


I read a variety of materials, even the ultra right wing, flame thrower, election time rhetoric on the internet. One such article is linked below. Read it in it's entirety if you wish, it's not long and will take you very little time to absorb.
The basic tenet of his thesis is that President Obama, that master Marist, has devoted his two terms to setting up two Americas in a classic showdown...a class struggle that will ruin this nation. His infuriating quotes are "He seeks a lowest common denominator society in which the government besieges the successful and productive and fosters equality through mediocrity." "It’s not about income inequality, it’s about civic irresponsibility. It’s about a political party that preaches hatred, greed and victimization in order to win elective office. It’s about a political party that loves power more than it loves its country."

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In my opinion, it's not about handouts. It's about equal opportunities for all...the goal of giving all persons an equal chance to an education and employment, and to protect their civil rights, regardless of their race, religious beliefs, or gender. If you take welfare and food stamps it is a relatively small portion of the budget compared to defense spending. Want to reduce the SNAP program? raise the minimum wage from where it is now to $10 across the board, which will reduce food stamp spending by $4.6 billion. Want to reduce welfare? Invest in education...early education for low income families (Head Start), invest in inner city schools...invest in education period, make college affordable to all, make it truly available to's not about being Robin Hood, it's about giving opportunity to all. The middle class is shrinking. Obama didn't do it, it's been happening for decades now. Should surplus corporate profits, much of which are the result of government involvement and favoritism further line the pockets of the uber rich, or will it go towards improving the quality of life of the working majority who actually produce the wealth? No one seeks a "lowest common denominator society in which the government besieges the successful and productive to foster equality through mediocrity." That would be economic suicide. But by refusing to equal the playing field of opportunity, you weaken the majority of America. We are becoming the nation of stupid. Uneducated lower class who will increasing qualify for public assistance because they are unqualified to do anything more than menial work. Crackpots like Bob Lonsberry never mention this...of course, he's rich...and it'selection time.
And that's my world...the "World According to Kimba." Thanks for reading.

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