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Child Murderer-in-Chief Announces Hateful Cuts, Issues Veiled Warning Threat to First Graders

7:12 pm in Uncategorized by normanb

Child Murderer-in-Chief Announces Hateful Cuts, Issues Veiled Warning Threat to First Graders — by NormanB (“Deviations from the Norm”)

 

Today it’s not just me: Glenn Greenwald and George Monbiot both called President Obama a Child Murderer. Obama has killed 9 times as many children with Drones as the Sandy Hook shooter did, and has shown NO remorse. In fact, he laughs and jokes about killing children with Coward Drones.

 

 

 

With his ha-ha funny Coward Drones, President Obama has Murdered at least 178 children. We must as a country find some way to turn him over the the International Criminal Court in the Hague for prosecution. If we don’t, we are helping him Murder more children.  http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/dec/19/newtown-drones-children-deaths

Today President Obama announced Hateful slashes to benefits slated for the very poorest and most vulnerable people in our country: This is so that the richer half of the country won’t have to pay the automatic tax increase that he himself signed into law, but now calls “The Fiscal Cliff.” Make no mistake about it: These cuts do constitute a monumental Hate Crime, and they are sure to kill lots of children. President Obama seems to be letting his apparent Hatred of children get in the way of his governing.  http://my.firedoglake.com/normanb/2012/12/14/obamas-forces-launch-chemical-weapon-attack-killing-baby-with-poison-gas-the-presidents-hateful-policies-against-children/

In Hateful anti-child Propaganda [reminiscent of 1984's newspeak], President Obama calls the richer half of the country “the Middle Class.” He calls the emergency life support system that’s keeping poor children alive “entitlements,” with its negative connotation, calculated to make the listener feel that those lazy poor kids are not entitled to anything. Let ‘em wither!

When people are in such dire straits that they need Government assistance just to stay alive, those who are turning off the feeding tubes know they’re killing some of their victims. President Obama knows that further squeezing the poorest of the poor at this critical juncture will kill children. So, I guess he’ll get another big laugh.

If he has studied history and economics, he knows that cutting aid to the very poor is likely to cripple our faltering economy, and to ramp up our current Recession into a devastating decades-long Depression.

Let me mention the obvious: Money and influence from the National Rifle Association (NRA) and other corporate interests control our politicians to a large extent. I think of it as Bribery.

Obama had his spokesperson Jake “the Snake” Carney say that the President supports Oil billionaire Dianne Feinstein’s fake Assault Weapons ban, with 900 exceptions in it. Of course, if Obama and Feinstein were actually serious about limiting gun violence, they would be trying to prosecute Attorney General Eric Holder for supplying weapons to Drug Cartels in Mexico that were then used to Murder cops in this country. Instead they’re Covering Up Operation Fast and Furious.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Holder#Operation_Fast_and_Furious

And in a most troubling development, the President (and other politicians hoping to sweep this shooting under the rug) are pointing at mental health and autism, as if to say: “We don’t have insufficient Gun Control laws in this country, we have insufficient Autism Control laws!” This veiled threat means that he won’t speak out forcefully for banning handguns and Assault Weapons.

It means that school children in this country may soon be as traumatized as President Obama’s victims in Pakistan and Yemen and Somalia, wondering if they’ll be next, if their classroom will win this month’s “Lottery.” I say Obama should not let Congress break for holidays until our children are safe and Assault Weapons and handguns are banned.

Watch this whole fascinating report. Jake the Snake delivers Obama’s veiled threat beginning at about the 6-minute mark of the video.  http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/insidestoryamericas/2012/12/2012121972717242949.html

Handguns and Assault Weapons are made for Murdering people. They have no legitimate purpose. It is possible that a person buying a gun will use it to protect himself, but it is 100 times more likely that he will Murder with it. The gun seller knows that, and he knows that the buyer is 300 times more likely to kill himself with the gun than to protect himself with it, no matter what he says is the purpose of his purchase.

So, the Obama Administration is not trying to limit gun violence against children. Here’s how you can tell. Australia had a school massacre problem. They ended it by confiscating the offending guns. That’s all it took. Immediately the massacres stopped completely. There hasn’t been another one since then; and that’s 16 years. Australia had lots of gun nuts too, just like we do. But they handled it. With a little less Hatred of children, we could get this done right away.  http://www.democracynow.org/2012/12/18/new_town_to_newtown_how_96

 

by normanb

Massive Book-Burning Project Now Operating at Thousands of US Universities & Libraries

7:21 pm in Uncategorized by normanb

Massive Book-Burning Project Now Operating at Thousands of US Universities & Libraries — NormanB (“Deviations from the Norm”)

“Better World Books” sounds like it must be doing a good job. Actually, Better World Books found a way to profit from the existence of lots of books. But society pays a heavy toll for “Better World’s” profit. BWB collects books from thousands of locations, maily universities and libraries. (I haven’t learned yet if they’re getting the books from UMass or not, because the bin there is marked “BooksForTheWorld.com,” which is not a real in-use web address, though it is available.)

I watched BWB’s founder Xavier Helgesen interviewed on Bloomberg’s Venture. A link is below, but I’ll give you the highlights/lowlights: The company is run by at least one cool/hip-seeming person. The company spends some profits on good causes. The company collects lots of books, lets people search them out online. The company destroys about half the books it collects, because they don’t sell quickly or efficiently.

I think this is an emergency. These books being destroyed are important to our collective knowledge and heritage. Let me give you just one example: The National Encyclopedia from the years 1929-1936. Ten huge volumes, profusely illustrated in black-and-white photos and prints. Ten more volumes of annual yearbooks. If BWBs gets ahold of these, they’re headed for the incinerator; ah, green energy! Odds are, no one will ever buy them. Yet they are invaluable.

You probably have an almanac or encyclopedia, or some list of US Presidents. If you look up Warren G. Harding, the info there probably tells you that he died in office. That’s a lie of omission, because, by saying he “died in office,” the reference book insinuates that the death was not suspicious. However, if you look in the National Encyclopedia from the years I cited, you’ll learn that around the time his Secretary of the Interior Albert Fall accepted a bribe from Sinclair Oil, he suddenly died under “very suspicious circumstances,” which have not gotten less suspicious in these 90 years, though the publishing establishment for the most part ignores them.

Here in Amherst, we have a Free Store called the “Survival Center,” where people can get free books or other free goods that someone has donated. The Town Dump also runs something of a Free Store, where donors stock their books on shelves, and other townsfolk come along and take them. Here, the League of Women Voters has a huge cheap old book sale. Good Will and the Salvation Army also hold such giant sales, which serve to recycle books.

Book burning should never be tolerated in a free society, even if someone who looks like a hippie can make money off of it. Book destruction by BetterWorldBooks and similar schemes must be stopped. Find out what your local universities, colleges, bookstores, book sales and comic stores do with their used books. Make sure they are not sending them to be destroyed – not half of them, not any of them!

http://blog.betterworldbooks.com/2009/06/17/did-you-catch-us-on-bloomberg-tv/