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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

you're scared about the WRONG things

you should be scared about THIS shite: (NOT a black president)
 (solidarity!)
What the Right-wing Assault on Women, Unions, the Environment, Health Care and PBS Is All About
 By George Lakoff

Dedicated to the peaceful protestors in Wisconsin, February 19, 2011
The central issue in our political life is not being discussed. At stake is the moral basis of American democracy.
The individual issues are all too real: assaults on unions, public employees, women's rights, immigrants, the environment, health care, voting rights, food safety, pensions, prenatal care, science, public broadcasting, and on and on.
Budget deficits are a ruse, as we've seen in Wisconsin, where the Governor turned a surplus into a deficit by providing corporate tax breaks, and then used the deficit as a ploy to break the unions, not just in Wisconsin, but seeking to be the first domino in a nationwide conservative movement. Deficits can be addressed by raising revenue, plugging tax loopholes, putting people to work, and developing the economy long-term in all the ways the President has discussed. But deficits are not what really matters to conservatives...............

1 comment:

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Yeah, you have to look at the Big Picture all right.