Ralph Nader lays bare the debacle of Obama’s fascistic approach to medical insurance vs. the Canadian democratic-socialist system:
In Canada, the health system is designed to put people, not profits, first.
In the United States, Obamacare will do little to curb insurance industry profits and will actually enhance insurance industry profits.
In Canada, coverage is not tied to a job or dependent on your income – rich and poor are in the same system, the best guaranty of quality.
In the United States, under Obamacare, much still depends on your job or income. Lose your job or lose your income, and you might lose your existing health insurance or have to settle for lesser coverage.
In Canada, health care coverage stays with you for your entire life.
In the United States, under Obamacare, for tens of millions of Americans, health care coverage stays with you for as long as you can afford your share…
For more information see Single Payer Action at www.singlepayeraction.org.
This corporatocracy is going to replace national governance with tribunals, secret evidence and the elimination of human rights. Global police state is what they want…
“The longest section of the Chapter – ’Enforcement’ – is devoted to detailing new policing measures, with far-reaching implications for individual rights, civil liberties, publishers, internet service providers and internet privacy, as well as for the creative, intellectual, biological and environmental commons. Particular measures proposed include supranational litigation tribunals to which sovereign national courts are expected to defer, but which have no human rights safeguards. The TPP IP Chapter states that these courts can conduct hearings with secret evidence. The IP Chapter also replicates many of the surveillance and enforcement provisions from the shelved SOPA and ACTA treaties.”
Only 5 members of the US House of Representatives showed up to hear testimony from America’s victims of drone bombings in Pakistan.
The M.O. of a soulless, belligerent, immoral empire.
While you were tapping on your cell phone about nothing…
It’s been a while since CBS anchor Dan Rather, in the wake of 9/11, said:
“George Bush is the president. He makes the decisions, and, you know, it’s just one American, wherever he wants me to line up, just tell me where, and he’ll make the call.”
Today journalists are starting to think for themselves, apparently, and the state needs better threats to coerce compliance:
Seizing the opportunity both to flex its domestic drone capability and finish what the Nazis failed to accomplish on Omaha Beach, the NSA has turned its airborne lethality on WWII vets currently attempting a beachhead at various DC monument sites commemorating past and fading glories.
Agreeing to meet us in an underground parking lot in Georgetown, one NSA official explained, “Our black ops budgets are immune to the fiscal train-wreck in Washington. Since the Afghan poppy season produced a bumper crop this year, we decided to strafe war-hardened, patriotic octogenarians as a test of our in-country capabilities.”
Could this be true? What would Ike say?
Reached at a Beltway coffee shop, one off-the-clock VA official reluctantly offered this assessment while attacking an elaborate German strudel:
“The VA observes a ‘one fascism per lifetime’ policy. Thus any WWII veteran injured in the current skirmish will not be eligible for medical coverage and could well imperil his benefits. We could go broke if we don’t exclude civil insurrections.”
“But we are broke.”
“All the more reason.”
Of course these all-too-human bureaucratic obfuscations are largely academic, especially as the drones now self-police their own shoot-to-kill provisions. Speaking in a metallic voice devoid of human emotion, a spokesman for the Pentagon’s Drone Emergency Auxiliary Division (DEAD) offered this: “The glint of aluminum wheelchairs on memorial grounds will be met with the full force of our deterrent capability.” Pressed to elaborate on the source-code of these marching orders, the spokesman beeped before offering, “The glint of aluminum wheelchairs on memorial grounds will be met with the full force of our deterrent capability.” Then, without warning the spokesman locked it steely gaze on my aluminum tape recorder, prompting this reporter to seek higher ground.
Drones, it should be noted, are designed to be short on words and long on lethality, mistaken identity and plausible deniability.
Recalling an era when men put their blood on the line, 89-year-old Lt. (ret.) Rusty ‘Big Red One’ Everett reminisced, “Had I known we’d be defeating German Panzer divisions to make the world safe for Yankee drones, I might have rethought the whole equation. You could see the Nazis on the cliffs above us. In hindsight, it was strangely comforting.”
No one in Congress could be reached for comment. As a general rule, few in Congress are ever reached for combat. Not far from Lt. Everett’s wheelchair, the clanging weight-plates of the still-opened House and Senate gym pounded away like the guns of Navarone.
Secret plea bargain reduces life imprisonment to “time served” just like that. ..
U.S. Army veteran charged with conspiracy to help terrorists in Syria pleads to lesser count
“A U.S. Army veteran accused of fighting alongside a Syrian rebel group linked to al-Qaeda and charged with conspiracies that could have landed him in prison for life pleaded guilty Thursday to a less onerous count and was given a sentence of “time served,” court records show.”
“Harroun pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate arms control laws and prosecutors dropped the most serious charges, court records show.
It remains unclear what prompted the deal and whether the rapidly shifting political climate in Syria had an effect on the case. The plea agreement and statement of facts are both sealed.
A spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s office in the Eastern District of Virginia, where the case is filed, declined to comment. Harroun’s defense attorney also declined to comment.”
I guess that puts another admitted terrorist back on the street. Good work, “justice” dept. Hope he doesn’t blow shit up here in America, where Obama’s “justice” dept is releasing him.
Can’t go around prosecuting people for giving material support to Al Nusra Terrorists when Obama himself just declared that law null and void on Sept. 16th.
You can’t write this shit. People would find it implausible in a fucking movie.