AIG – yesterday’s poster child for successful business – today’s poster child for greed, corruption, and righteous indignation. The AIG big wigs are getting big bonuses, paid for by you and me, taxpayers. So here is the question – how do you think these folks voted last November? Did they vote for Mr. Deregulation John McCain, or the upstart Barrack Obama? Are they Republicans or Democrats?
They are Republicans. People who belive that righteous behavior is measured in dollars. These folks believe the old axiom: Nice guys finish last. Their whole idea of life is measured in dollars. How much did you make last year? How big was your bonus? Where is your summer home? Where is your winter home? How secure is the gate in your gated community?
How many of the regular taxpayers in this country live in gated communities? How many regular taxpayers in this country have winter and summer homes? Who do these degenerate capitalists support in election cycles?
I note ‘degenerate capitalists’ because our business leaders in America have lost the idea of noblese oblige – the obligation of the nobles. We see movies all the time where the self serving King has starving peasants – begging for food. The revolutions of historical record are in response to the selfish noble class, stealing from the peasants. How about the warlords in Afghanistan or the tribal leaders in Africa? They are all about power for the few. How are the leaders of AIG different than the war lord of the middle ages? They are not different.
The term Republican is becoming synonymous with War Lord, Tribal Leader, Dictator, and Mob Boss. This is not an exaggeration. Line up all of the Wall Street thugs that have robbed this country, ask each of them their party affiliation, and just count the Republicans.
They take advantage of the poor snooks who weave the fabric of Christian Fundamentalism. These folks build mega churches, rape the congregation, and invest in AIG. The Republican Party has catered to the mystical notion that somehow God is on their side, that God believes in wanton capitalism, that GOD created America for wealthy people to become more wealthy. They sneak illicit sex in airport bathrooms while shouting: “Onward, Christian Soldiers.”
These people are not different than the circuit preacher who sold bottles of medicine from the back of his wagon. The difference is in scale. The Republican leaders in Congress today are still calling for lowering taxes on the Bonus Checks for the AIG thugs. The Republican leaders in Congress are calling for less regulation of the banking industry. The Republican leaders in congress are still trying to convince the American taxpayer that they will have jobs if they just give Big Business a break.
Holy Cow! Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord. Amazing Grace, and Silent Night. Sing the tunes of the Capitalist Christian. Sing the tunes of glorious soldiers of Christ. And the person who sings with the most feverish vervor will get the biggest bonus.