Monday, June 06, 2005

Bullshit! Hateful Bullshit!

My, My, SO this is compassionate conservatism. Thanks for straightening me out I thought it was a spiteful and hateful overreaching of government intervention in personal liberty and states rights. Their special place in hell just got markedly warmer.

In a 6-3 vote, the justices ruled the Bush administration can block the backyard cultivation of pot for personal use, because such use has broader social and financial implications.

I drag the following rant from an unknown source out when I can’t think of anything more pungent to say----

In a country where the poor and old cannot afford health care, in a country where the economy is falling apart, in a country where 44 million people live on less than $12,000 dollars a year, in a nation where 5 million people are homeless, in a country where the entire media system is owned by only six media mega conglomerates, in a nation with the highest crime rate, in a country with the world's largest prison population, in a society where 60% of marriages end in divorce, in a country where 25% of kids under 12 live in poverty, in a country that cut 25 billion dollars out of veterans benefits to help pay for a new war, in a country where the gulf between the rich and poor is growing everyday, in a nation that supports dictatorships in Saudi, Egypt, and Turkey, in a country where the government is full of corruption, in a country with the world's highest teen suicide and stress rates, and you're telling me our biggest problems are TERRORISM and DRUGS?


UPDATE: Digby does a fine analysis.

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