Saturday, August 29, 2009

Robert Menendez: Moron du Jour

Welcome to "The Gods Are Bored," where we've spent more than $500 this week on doctor bills, including $119 for a brand-name medication that the doctor insists upon. And we have insurance!

Yesterday, fresh back from handing my grocery money to the pharmacy, I picked up my mail and found there an expensive handbill. The front of the handbill says, "Robert Menendez Is Working To Pass Consensus Bipartisan Health Care Reform That Will Make Sure People Can Get Quality Health Care Today And In The Future."

Then there are little bullet points about being able to "buy new insurance" if you lose your job, no denial of insurance for pre-existing conditions, and a cap on out-of-pocket medical expenses.

On the other side, there's another big headline: "Senator Robert Menendez is working to lower health care costs and make sure everyone can get and keep health insurance -- even it they get sick or lose their job."

This flier was paid for by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (emphasis added), and some group called Families USA. I'm not even going to waste my time looking into "Families USA." Anything with a title like that has no other agenda than to lay waste and ruin upon 99 percent of the families in the USA.

The flier instructed me to phone Senator Menendez and thank him for his hard work on health care. So I called him. Left a message. Not a friendly, touchy-feely, "I'm behind you 100 percent, Bob" kinda message. The best I can say about it was that I didn't curse.

Then I decided that maybe a phone call wasn't enough. So I emailed Sentaor Menendez, my friggin blue state senator. Here is the text of my email:

"Yesterday I got an expensive mailing from your friends at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, asking me to thank you for 'working to pass consensus bipartisan health care reform.'

"You must be mistaking me for a moron.

"Senator Menendez, you are a Democrat in a state that overwhelmingly voted for 'change' in the most recent election. If you do not support the Democratic health care reforms, including public option, the next change may be in your employment status.

"I'm sure once you're voted out of office, you'll find a nice consulting job with the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. Are they bankrolling you now? It sure looks that way."

Friends, I am in a blue funk over this. If a Democratic senator in one of the most liberal states in America is slobbering over "bipartisanship" on behalf of Big Pharma, what chance in hell do we have of providing health care for our citizens?

I'll answer that. None.

8 Comments:

At August 29, 2009 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Gods are wrapping things up here on Earth.
Ours is an envionment where evil is perceived to be rewarded while good is punished. As with everything the Gods have a reason for creating this perception::::
People who fall on the good side of the good/evil scale have more favor, and when they do something wrong the Gods punish them BECAUSE THEY WANT THEM TO LEARN. The Gods want them to receive this feedback in hope they make corrections and begin to behave appropriately. The Gods DON'T like evil and refuse to grant this feedback.
EVERYBODY pays for what they do wrong, only evil people must wait until their next life before they will experience the wrath of the Gods, manifested in their reincarnation as a lower form of life into environments with increased/enhanced temptations.
Sadly, this allows the Gods to position this perception of evil rewarded as temptation, one which they use as an EXTREMELY effective corruptor.

Both Africa and the Medittereanean are regions which have sexual issues. This is a sign of morbid disfavor once you understand that females are the God's favored gender. Muhammad's (Mohammed's) polygamy halfway through his life as a prophet was preditory. Now a huge percentage of Muslims believes in male superiority and that the abuse of women is God's will. Female genital mutilation is still practiced in Africa. Black misogyny is the most eggregious example in the recent past.
Black member size is temptation to a predisposed population.
The patriarchal cancer spread throughout Europe because of Christianity, of which the majority of policy makers were Italian men.

Militancy in Africa is consistant with the Iraqi example, as was slavery and the KKK here in America:::Fear enforces proper behavior. Without it we see what happens as a result of gross/morbid disfavor:::::AIDS, crack babies, dead young men in gangland retaliation killings. This is the purpose behind many black's historical tendancy towards resistance.
The same principle was true in Europe and throughout the world for centuries:::People whom lived under iron fists were conditioned to think the right way. As a result they experienced higher numbers of children accend into heaven because they were taught to think and behave appropriately. Our preditory envionment of "freedom" was the primary purpose the Gods had when implimenting this strategy that is the United States, one which they used to spred the cancer of democracy and westernization throughout the world. And the Gods use this tool that is America to prey on the disfavored both at home and abroad.

Even the Old Testiment is not to be taken literally, but the Gods do offer clues throughout to help the disfavored:::The apple is a tool of temptation used to corrupt Adam and Eve and cast them out of the Garden of Eden.
There is another lesson to be learned from this passage, and it is quite similar to the vailing issue and the discourse over women's attire which ultimately died in the 70s:::Women are responsible for and control the fate of mankind.

Think about what I say. Consider what I teach. Society is going to become disturbingly ugly as we approach the Apocalypse due to spiralling, runaway disfavor.
I do not know when this will occurr, but it is the God's way to grant some time before they end on Planet Earth.
Make the decision to always be good and never look back. Until you do this technology will employ tactics to test your resolve:::Ridicule, beligerance, doubt and refusal to abandon what people perceive to be their "investment".
Pray daily. Think appropriately. Too many are confident, unaware of the God's awesome powers or their status as antients. Others may fall prey to their positioning.
Be humbled, God-fearing and beware of the God's temptations, for everyone is tested to evaluate their worthiness.

Search for the remainder of this document. Blogster/spot only allows 4000 charecters.

 
At August 30, 2009 , Blogger Pom said...

^^^^ HUH??^^^^

YOU GO GIRL! I give you mad props for handling yer bizness! Sen. Moron isn't original - our elected officials have been screwing us over for a few bucks for years and years but sometimes calling 'em on it makes us feel a little better even if it accomplishes little. Of course they got away with a lot more prior to the intertubes and our ability to blast news out there quickly and virally. Maybe their end's coming... One can hope.

Bring on the 3rd party POTUSes!

 
At August 30, 2009 , Blogger Anne Johnson said...

*temptation touch me not*

 
At August 30, 2009 , Anonymous Lori F said...

Anon, WFT? How does this relate to Anne's topic? Peddle that spew somewhere else!

Anne, Sick um! You Go Girl! I'm sure Family USA is one of those groups that insist that a family is mommy, daddy and babies. lots and lots of babies. mommy stays home barefoot and preggy, daddy makes just enough money to pay the bills, and everyone goes to church in salvation army clothes a decade out of style. oh, and is beaten with the bible if they question anything and everything.

Anon's rant got me thinking about this again...
Is it just me or has anyone else wondered what the state of the world would be if Adam had accepted his culpability with Eve's apple? Ya know, "God, I am so sorry. Eve said it was delish and I was curious. I didn't realize what one bite would do. Will you forgive me? Forgive us?"
There, that wasn't so hard? Face it, Adam was a wuss.

 
At August 30, 2009 , Blogger Raven~ said...

Anne, My I reference this post in a comment at FB Group Episcopal Network for Economic Justice?

Vitriol has it place ;-)

Sometimes, it is *good* to be the bitch (heh heh heh)

fondly
Raven~

 
At August 30, 2009 , Blogger Raven~ said...

ooops .... that was supposed to be "May I reference ... " SIGH

 
At August 31, 2009 , Blogger YELLOWDOG GRANNY said...

first of all..yeah, for you...kick some ass...
second of all who the fuck is anonymous and why are they babbling?

 
At August 31, 2009 , Blogger Owlthena said...

I love your response to the senator, thanks for sharing, it really made my day!!!! and i second yellowdogs response to Anonymous,
and good luck teaching this year

 

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