a little read, if you're interested ~
The scene says everything you need to know about the modern Democratic Party. It spends its weekdays sucking off the Pentagon and Wall Street and the pharmaceutical industry, and on the weekends it comes out and spends five minutes getting teary-eyed for the "I have a dream" speech and thinks you owe it your vote because of it. [rolling stone]
now ... Lamont the cable guy probably isn't any better ... but, if Obama ran for pres, i'd vote for him in a heartbeat.
gawd i'm a pinko-liberal sum'bitch.
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i believe in universal healthcare, but also a straight-cut 15% tax on all individual and corporate incomes ~ no deductions.
i believe the estate tax is double-taxation and should be removed.
i believe social programs are a 1st priority in federal and state expenditures.
i believe the military is a necessary insanity and one we must vigilantly monitor, lest we allow the psychosis to overtake our rational thought.
i believe education should be free - from preschool to graduate school.
i believe the first alien species we encounter will have excellent psychotropics and want to get jiggy for the a good decade, or two with us. the hangover will be so worth it.
i believe the death penalty is the easy way out. And the easy way out is rarely the moral, ethical, or most beneficial path.
i believe in freedom of religion ... and wish to god we were free to not believe in god.
i believe anyone who is not pro-choice is a flaming, butt-sniffing idiot.
i believe in the greed of humans.
i believe cyclocross is the closest thing to sex on the bike i've come across yet.
i believe condoms should have inspirational glow-in-the-dark sayings written on the sides. Things like "you deserve to be happy!" and "fun is in the doing!"
i believe i've had too much coffee this morning.