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Mainstream media works very hard to direct your frustration and anger at the poor, instead of where it rightfully belongs: corporate welfare.
Originally posted by marg6043
I tell you this much, when 9/11 happen, supposedly was targeting America financial sector I can see now the message here, Al-qaida wanted to hit American where it hurt the most, financially.
"We are continuing this policy in bleeding America to the point of bankruptcy. Allah willing, and nothing is too great for Allah," bin Laden said in the transcript.
He said the mujahedeen fighters did the same thing to the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s, "using guerrilla warfare and the war of attrition to fight tyrannical superpowers."
"We, alongside the mujahedeen, bled Russia for 10 years until it went bankrupt and was forced to withdraw in defeat," bin Laden said.
"It is true that this shows that al Qaeda has gained, but on the other hand it shows that the Bush administration has also gained, something that anyone who looks at the size of the contracts acquired by the shady Bush administration-linked mega-corporations, like Halliburton and its kind, will be convinced.
"And it all shows that the real loser is you," he said. "It is the American people and their economy."
As for President Bush's Iraq policy, Bin Laden said, "the darkness of black gold blurred his vision and insight, and he gave priority to private interests over the public interests of America.
"So the war went ahead, the death toll rose, the American economy bled, and Bush became embroiled in the swamps of Iraq that threaten his future," bin Laden said.
Entitlement programs still make up the preponderance of government spending, and the rate of government spending here has greatly contributed to deficts.
The federal government is expected to spend about $650 billion on Medicare and Medicaid in 2008. It represents more than $1 out of every $5 spent by the federal government.
Originally posted by kattraxx
Food stamps and all other social programs combined are but a drop, literally, in the bucket compared to the billions taxpayers pony up for "corporate welfare".
Mainstream media works very hard to direct your frustration and anger at the poor, instead of where it rightfully belongs: corporate welfare. And this is obviously by design. As they say, united we stand, divided we fall.
Take a few minutes to check it out some time so your outrage can be aimed where it belongs.
The following is but one of many links concerning corporate welfare.
Originally posted by geocom
you don't need an AA to go to work as a techie in Iraq I was offered about the same money to go to Doha and do telecom work but declined to go..
Originally posted by geocom
well I am not for cutting medicare but it would be nice if they would stop food stamps and welfare for good finally that would save a ton..
I don't just mean dump everybody but say give them 6 months to get a job and get some money in the bank and after that those in housing pay rent and buy their own food...