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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