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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The Birth Certificate Is A Death Certificate

Every single second spent on the inability of white racist assholes to cope with the fact that an African American was elected to the White House is a second which is tragically squandered, a second not devoted to the urgently necessary exposure of the hundreds upon hundreds of thousands of dollars being spent right now, this very moment, by rich Republicans to lie about how the Ryan budget they overwhelmingly voted for and approve is "saving Medicare" even though it literally calls for dismantling and destroying Medicare so that they can get away with it, get away with larding the richest of the rich with still more tax cuts even though that means countless older Americans who worked hard and followed the rules all their lives will needlessly suffer and die in poverty of treatable illnesses in the midst of one of the richest and most technically sophisticated societies in the history of the planet. Birtherism is altogether ugly and heartbreaking, but the Ryan Budget is the premeditation of mass murder for money. Focus, people, for heaven's sake.

1 comment:

jollyspaniard said...

Paying attention to people's conspiracy theories only validates them. Past a certain point (which is usually reached 30 seconds into the conversation) it's really futile to try to persuade them to change their minds. If they're backed into a corner the conspiracy theory just grows new branches in a never ending cycle.

Journalists should hound Trump on the issue though. Candidates for public office shouldn't be allowed to make exploit conspiracy theories for political gain without being held to account.