Saturday, November 3, 2012
Barry, My Liege :
The real terrorists we need to manage are the RATs - the rich American bastards who write our laws to give themselves a tax break or a monopoly.
These are the folks who are actively destroying the American Dream for the real folks like me and you - the way you used to be before you got famous and powerful.
You see, one of the things that happens to rich folks is that they insulate themselves from real people. They don't know any real people so they have no understanding of our lives.
My Liege, I know that you work hard to maintain your ties to reality, but a lot of the RATs don't.
After all, I can imagine that life in their air conditioned bubble is a lot more comfortable than life in the streets with the heat and the rain.
But, that insulation from American reality means that the RATs don't see what happens to real folks every day.
Maybe we can remedy that.
Let's do this : let's ask everybody in the country with a real problem or grievance to write a letter to a RAT.
If we can send each RAT several five or ten page letters from real people each week, maybe they will read the letters and will have a deeper understanding than they do now.
There is no immediate revolution that will happen from this, but maybe our country will be a better place to live over time.
You might ask what kind of letter we should write.
Well, the first thing is to make it a hand written letter instead of a computer print out. Hand written letters pass by the screeners more easily and convey a more heartfelt message than a printed letter.
As far as the content goes, it can be just about anything the writer wants to say.
Maybe your mother has diabetes and you can't afford her medication since she has no health insurance and you lost your job and your house. Explain that.
Maybe your only son came back from Iraq as a quadriplegic who needs 24 hour care and has to be spoon fed. And, maybe you're just a little depressed about that. Tell your RAT all about it.
Maybe you're really angry about the rich bastards who have ruined your life and you want to tell one exactly how you feel. Go ahead - do it now.
My Liege, you get the idea.
One can hope it will catch on.
This space will contribute by naming RATs occasionally and by providing mailing addresses for them.
Perhaps the world will be better as a result.
Your faithful servant,
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Barry, My Liege :
The dangerous terrorists in the United States of America are NOT the idiots with fake bombs made by the FBI ; nor are they the poor souls struggling to survive in the desert while dodging drone strikes.
The real terrorists are the rich American bastards who write our laws to give themselves a tax break or a monopoly while systematically looting the Middle Class of our jobs, houses, pensions, education and health care.
My Liege, I will call them out by name in this space.
One hopes that the Real American Terrorists [RATs] named here stay healthy, but spend much of their time watching their backs and planning to move out of the country.
Make no mistake, the Economic National Security of the United States of America is damaged by their very presence and it will be enhanced by their removal to another country.
The criterion by which a person will be named in this space is that he or she actively seeks to harm the country economically while personally profiting from that harm.
Sadly, many of the RATs believe that their success in taking money from others is somehow beneficial to the country.
That belief is claptrap.
Taking from many to enrich one does NOT benefit the country.
We all do well when we all do well.
And, the rich among us do better when we all do well.
This space takes that as a given and embarks on naming names.
First up are the KOCH BROTHERS.
These guys are so bad, there is even a movie about them : http://www.kochbrothersexposed.com/
They are BILLIONAIRE brothers who inherited most of their wealth and have embarked on a political crusade to move the United states of America back to the 19th century or to the feudal era.
They fund systematically a myriad of organizations which publish false studies, lobby for harmful legislation at the State and National level as well as other initiatives too numerous to mention.
They also give grants to public universities with the proviso that any professors hired and any research done must be approved by their foundation : just exactly the opposite of standard academic practice and the opposite of the search for truth.
The more I read about the KOCH BROTHERS, the worse they appear.
They call themselves Conservative and Libertarian, but they are really radical people dedicated to ruining the lives of ordinary Americans so that they can continue to become richer.
They should be ashamed of themselves.
And, they should be publicly villified whenever they venture into the public arena.
Here is how to find them :
Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation
Charles Koch Foundation
1515 N. Courthouse Rd.
Arlington, VA 22201
Media inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Grants information: email@example.com
David H. Koch Charitable Foundation
Contact information is difficult to find, so try this :
600 14th Street Northwest #800 Washington, DC 20005
Your faithful servant,