No one more exemplifies this criminal patronizing patriarchy than self righteous, crook Tom Delay.
Former leader of the RNC
he has been forced to resign, one small step in a sea of Neo Con Nazis
bent on bilking the nation dry while enslaving, starving or generally abusing the balance (the majority) of the population who disagree with them.
While a fascist Australian
media from stem to stern, FOX
(Fascist Orthodox Xenophobia
) on demand in goosestep with the "White" House Neo Cons,
whose entire agenda is that of totalitarian fascism, with global firms controlling the world.
While unaccountable GWB
, the spoiled not terribly bright, narcissistic, psychopathic son of a Nazi
family projects his sick paranoia on the world.
Oil pumps over swaztikas ...gee this could be the next Canada - USA border display, but then I understand that Fox, Martin
signed an agreement making us all one big country - but the news media didn't think it was a story. Of course congress was not consulted, nor was Canadian parliament.
...still think we live in a democracy (on either side of the border?)
It was said of the Reagan administration that everything was spin. NOTHING was policy, it was all spin.
The American male, "the Daddy Party"
modeling daily for the children and the world.
Published on Saturday, January 28, 2006
by CommonDreams.orgAggregate The Travesties to Hold Bush and Cheney Responsible
by Ralph Nader
What will it take
for George W. Bush
and Dick Cheney
to be held responsible for a multitude of political crimes, recklessness, prevarications and just plain massive ongoing mismanagement of the taxpayers government?The first step
is to aggregate
these travesties so they add up to a more comprehensive judgment. Then, together they confront us with an awful truth - that our present system of constitution, law and checks and balances have failed to be invoked by the elected and appointed officials of our Congress and our Courts. This is happening even though the polls have been dropping on the Bush regime for over a year and are now quite negative on many important questions.
Consider the following sample of irresponsibility and flouting of the law and then ask yourself how much more will it take to start holding the Bush/Cheney
crowd of serial fibbers and dictacrats accountable? Is there ever to be a tipping point in the Washington
world of spineless Democrats
and supine Congressional Republicans
worried about Bush
losing the 2006 elections?
The drug benefit boondoggle, starting January 1, 2006, has been by all reports maelstrom of confusion, deprivation, gouging and misadministration, leaving many sick people in a frightening limbo. That is Bushland
messing up big time while giving the gouging, long-subsidized profit-glutted drug companies hundreds of billions of dollars over the next decade paid by the taxpayer.Katrina
! The breaching of the levees was predicted at least over a year before and warned about just before the Hurricane hit by federal officials but ignored by the Administration
godliness complex let him give the public the impression that the destruction was an unavoidable Act of God, when it was an avoidable disaster of Bush
. The White House
earlier had cut the Army Corps of Engineers
budget designed for hurricane defense in New Orleans. The Corps
itself is not blameless, but its commander in chief is, after all, George W. Bush
plunged our country into an endless war-quagmire in Iraq
on an often repeated platform of falsehoods, cover-ups and deliberate distractions from the ignored necessities here at home. Tens of thousands of Americans
have lost their lives, their limbs or their health over there and casualties of innocent Iraqi
adults and children are much more numerous.
Already costing hundreds of billions of dollars, the mismanagement of this war of choice
is the material of hundreds of Pentagon
reports, official admissions, firsthand press reports and Congressional
condemnations by the respected Government Accountability Office (GAO)."Iraq Rebuilding Badly Hobbled", U.S. Report
finds, "is a recent front page headline in /The New York Times
/- one of many such headlines in recent months. The corporate contractors, such as Halliburton
, will set records for waste and worse as the facts spill out to the people.
The impeachable George W. Bush
imperiously asserts that he will continue to violate federal law and place the American people under any surveillance that he chooses to impose without ever using a Congressionally approved procedure which requiresfor a quick and secret court warrant that is even permitted to be retroactive.He and his pitchmen claim that they are pursuing terrorists. But the National Security Agency's (NSA)
electronic dragnets are enveloping millions of people, flooding the FBI
with what that agency says is mountains of indiscriminate undigested data that are useless.
Besides, as of the end of 2004, Bush
and John Ashcroft
, his then Attorney General
had arrested 5000
people on suspicion
of terrorism, jailed them, most without charges, and then proceeded to strike out. Two were convicted and the convictions were overturned in Michigan. The Bush
scorecard, according to Georgetown Law
professor David Cole
was 0 for 5000!
Does this record qualify for chronic abuse of legal process or is it just sloppy law enforcement designed to produce political press releases?Bush
pumps "the ownership society
" and opposes attempts to give investors the power that should accrue to them as owners over the self-enriching managers of the giant corporations. As a result, big time corporate executives keep vastly overpaying themselves, through their rubber-stamp Boards of Directors
(starting at $7200 an hour in 2002 and upward for the CEOs of the top 300 corporations). Warren Buffet
called runaway executive compensation and stock options a central cause of cooking corporate books and undermining jobs and their own companies' financial stability.
Cutting life-sustaining programs for needy children, sick adults and regulatory health-safety protections for most Americans while reducing the taxes of the richest one percent, including his own and Cheney's
taxes, invites Biblical
condemnation. He has left many Americans
defenseless from preventable hazards here at home, while he plays the providential Viceroy of Iraq
. At the same time, Bush's
forked tongue touts "the safety of the American
people" as his highest responsibility.
He encumbers young children with taxes (who will have to pay the debt) through massive federal deficits brought about significantly by huge numbers of corporate handouts, giveaways, subsidies and tax escapism. That's one way of leaving children behind.
Mismangement and underfunding implode his educational distraction called No Child Left Behind. Just ask the Republican state of Utah or millions of teachers beset with constant, vapid standardized multiple choice tests created by corporate consultants.
He huffs and puffs about spreading democracies around the world while condoning and encouraging the shipment of whole American industries and jobs to the communist Chinese dictatorship, and other dictatorships on which he continues to lavish such globalized policies.
However, his boomeranging foreign policy may yet turn him into an unintended patron saint of elected Islamic theocracies.
These and many other documentations of his tortured tenure can demonstrate what their aggregation can contribute to motivate the American people toward holding him and Cheney accountable to them under the rule of law. But don't count on the Democrats leading. They blew another election - Congressional and Presidentially - against the worst Republicans in American history.
Aggregation, my fellow citizens, is up to your independent minds and judgments to absorb and act upon.
For a sample of aggregation, see DemocracyRising.us