Monday, August 23, 2010

Reality, In Your Face Reality

Go take a piss, grab a beer and a sandwich, set yer asses down and go read the whole fucking thing.
In your face,  Peoples English,plain english, open eyed and telling it how it is, this guy even quotes Kunstler.
This is exactly what has happened to us, how they fucking did it and how they are going to keep doing it to us until we cut the head off the snake.
Read it and weep, it is brilliant and layman friendly.

Joe Bageant knocks it out of the park with this one, here is a teaser;

Paying the workers in society to produce real wealth costs money. Capitalists hate any sort of cost. It represents money that has somehow escaped their coffers. So when any behemoth corporation hands out thousands of pink slips on a Friday, Wall Street cheers and "the market" goes up. No ordinary mortal has ever seen "the market." But traders on the floor of 11 Wall Street, people who've deemed themselves more than mortal by virtue of their $110 Vanitas silk undershorts, assure us the market does exist. No tours of the New York Stock exchange are permitted, so we have to take their word for it.

In any case, in the money economy, eliminating costs, even if those costs happen to be feeding human beings, citizens of the empire, is sublime. That is why economists in the tertiary economy can declare a "jobless recovery" with a straight face. By their lights, the perfect recovery would necessarily be 100% jobless. Human costs of generating profit would be entirely eliminated.
Seriously, go read the whole thing, it is long but it will have you looking for a fucking pitchfork and a bucket of tar.

H/T Coyote Prime @ Running Cause I Can't Fly.
A daily read for me.


  1. Except for the part where he thinks Chavez and Castro actually have a clue, that was a pretty good read. Those two fucks are worse than anything, just power hungry little jackboots with a superiority complex....

  2. Anonymous11:49 PM

    Still wishin ya good lucky Bastard.

    And good to see ya at LLN @ FDL, too.

    And now, I gotta z.

    Wishin you, wishin me, thanks too, for interview luck!


  3. Anonymous7:45 PM

    No matter how the "joyless" recovery will be crawling look at the assholes at Da'Hill and what shithole they've got us into: