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[ale] [OT] cartoon on BP spill blame

m-aaron-r wrote:
> On 2010/06/18, at 10:37 , Greg Freemyer wrote:
>> Damn,
>> I guess we should blame the passengers if a commercial airplane
>> crashes due to poor maintenance and pilot error.
>> Greg
> When the plane crashes because the passengers have
> put ten tons of unnecessary extra baggage on board, then
> YES, the passengers are to blame as well.

What?  Last time I checked, the airlines are responsible for weight 
limits and distribution of weight on the plane, not the passengers. 
Very poor example my friend.

> The point of the cartoon is the gas guzzling Hummer  SUV.
> Continuing in selfish, elitist and gluttonous denial of our
> obvious excesses and the global war, death, destruction
> and suicidal environmental devastation they cause has
> become the battle cry of the Teabaggers and their radical
> right wing puppet masters, as well as the hallmark of
> imperialist American corporate welfare state globalization
> (gobble-ization?).

So where do we draw the line?  Back to horse drawn buggy?

> Any American who wants to see a real fascist just needs
> to look in the mirror.  If they have failed in their human duty
> to actively protest the Bush Torture Regime and its invasions
> and occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq, then they will be
> looking at terrorists, too.

Wow, from oil spill to terrorism...

Until later, Geoffrey

"I predict future happiness for America if they can prevent
the government from wasting the labors of the people under
the pretense of taking care of them."
- Thomas Jefferson