WHO WILL SUE THE NORQUIST PLEDGE SIGNERS?

Photography by Stony River/AU

Photography by Stony River/AU

When a lawmaker represents a constituency, they are duty
bound to represent the people & interests of constituencies.
Those who have signed the Norquist pledge (opposition to all
tax increases)have dismissed the concerns of their constituencies,
rather being entrenched in highly partisan policies & politics.

Those who have legislators representing them, who do not
agree with their representatives having signed the Norquist
pledge, should gather themselves together to sue these
representatives. Those who did not know that their candidates
or incumbents signed the pledge, should also gather to sue.

The signing of the Norquist pledge has hamstrung the
Congress creating gridlock, to the chagrin of most true
Americans. Legal systems should address this aberancy.
Americans should not be forced into the predetermined.

Also, I received a letter from Mitt Romney & RNC asking
me to give money and sign a pledge. I am a Democrat. I
am pro-Obama all day everyday. I believe that the RNC
got Obama’s small donor list. I called the RNC and asked
them to never contact me again. Could it be that Mitt
Romney & RNC are trying to “turn” Democrats or was it
a fluke? A warning to hard-core Dems; ahead: filthy pool!

Alice Parris

GOP DIABOLICS IN PLAY

Photography by Stony River/AU

Photography by Stony River/AU


The GOP fueled by the erratic Tea Party rose to power in 2010 based on
repetitious lies. The promises that they said were their priorities were fictitious.
They swept in countless GOP governors to do the work of taking away rights, services
& sustenance to the families over the which they exerted control in a plethera of states.

In a bizarre campaign promise contradiction, they led with their social agenda. Trying
to destroy unions, women’s rights & college education. All of this done in the name of
Christian values. They are false Christians, not having understood the Beatitudes.

They are so full of hate for President Obama that they have sold their souls in the hating.
It is written, “But he that hateth his brother, is in darkness, and walketh in darkness and
knoweth not whither he goeth, because that darkness has blinded his eyes.” I John 1:11

Imagine denying a woman the right to choose, forcing her to have a baby, then denying
her the assistance she may need to feed and provide for her child. This will happen if GOP
governors are given “block medicaid funds.” Corrupt governors will just give the money to
their rich donors. How will these children of “rape & incest’ be fed?

Imagine the super rich fortified in their mansions with an arsenal of weapons to shoot any
hungry, roaming masses that have become their victims. Shall we see massive death in
America? Shall we see the middle class homeless? Shall we witness snipers in the ivory
towers of the rich shooting down hungry protesting people? The GOP/Tea Party future
for America is sick and dark.

How long shall the blinded stay blind? How long shall the racist hate, voting against his
own interest? What baby boomer does not have elderly parents on medicare, in assisted
living or nursing homes? These middle-agers will have to pay for the medical care of their
parents who have paid into the social security system their whole lives & got cheated
on medicare to give tax breaks to the rich.

Be afraid. Be very afraid if the GOP have their way. Children, women of reproductive age,
college students, baby boomers & the elderly have to let go of their “fear of a black man”
and begin to see the alternative for what it is: guaranted increase in income for the rich and
for the politicians that make it possible. Heaven help us all, for despair & death is on the
doorstep in America.

Alice Parris

THE FAR RIGHT NEFARIOUS AGENDA

Photography by Stony River/AU

Photography by Stony River/AU

Just what have the newly minted Tea Party/Republicans been up to since they were sworn in? Well, one glaring thing is their desire to “take over” a women’s uterus. Do they wish to see all women return to the state of being barefoot and pregnant? What is this absurdity of trying to redefine “rape” or “incest?” What is this attempt to deny a woman, dying from a pregnancy gone wrong, medical care..to have her turned out into the streets? Have these people gone stark raving mad? This seems like a self-fufilling prophecy. Just this summer, the Tea Party bemoaned “Sharia law in America.” THEY are the one’s re-branding it and taking it as their own. They do want religious rule in America, only you’ve got to be a Christian or there is no place at the table. The only people that they want to see have equal rights appear to be heterosexual white males.

I suggest to you that Caucasians in America took a look around and saw that they were not reproducing at the same rates as “minorities.” Then (with a black man in the White House) a fevered push on immigration, guns flying off the shelves, a rise in racist militias, talk of succession & a waxing nostalgic about the Southern Confederacy & the Civil War. (replete with a big ole Scarlett O’Hara bash)

I further suggest to you that the flagrant disrespect towards the POTUS, especially the carrying of open fire arms at an event where he was speaking & the Arizona shooting all stem from the same irrational fear. The fear is of a “colored planet.” We all know that only liberals can tolerate justice and equality for all. Since the President of the United States is obliged to help shape the world, they just have got to get a Republican white man back in there or our country is going straight to perdition! Little matter if Republicans ruined the world’s economy. Now, somehow, Obama did it! No, what he did was win the Presidency fair and square!

It does not matter what President Obama says or does. They have got to take the power back come hell or high water. It doesn’t matter if pregnant women die in the streets, it does not matter how many Hispanics they have to push into the sea, it does not matter how many sick people die, it doesn’t matter how many homeless freeze to death, it doesn’t matter who risks life & limb fighting in wars. It does not matter who gets hurt in this tug of war for power. The only thing that matters is who wins- it is certainly not about fiscal discipline.

Last time that I checked, the Republicans in the Congress couldn’t count the votes prior to taking a vote on the Patriot Act. By the way, the Patriot Act will help protect from foreign & domestic terrorists. Which one of you will be the next to volunteer to be gunned down because nobody knew that a POCKET OF EVIL was fomenting nearby? Tea Party/GOP/bipolar conservative movements, kiss my ass!

Alice Parris

PROPHECY: ENOUGH ROPE TO HANG THEMSELVES

It is almost time for the pendulum to swing again. When it does, the Republican/Conservative/Tea Party Movement will start to pay for their deeds of treating the first black President of the United States as a leper. They will pay for treating Hispanics and Muslims as lepers. They will pay for treating the despised, disenfranchised, dispossessed and poor as lepers.( Proverbs Ch 22 vs 16.) Their actions have nothing to do with God. (Isaiah 58 vs 6,7) Who would want to serve their Christian God? They have become a stumbling block for the gospel of Jesus Christ. They have kept countless thousands of people from experiencing a personal relationship with God. If they knew God at all, they would know that it is His express desire that all men would come to dwell with Him.

They have used God’s name as a shield to cloak their hideousness. They will pay dearly for these things; to start shortly but continue until Divine Justice has been satisfied. They created the rope and the gallows to hang others. Upon this same rope and gallows, they themselves, will be hung. They are the spiritual Hamans of our day. They plot for position and power, but are not sanctioned by God.( Esther Ch 7 vs 10.) Proverbs ch.16 vs 25 says that, “There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.”

God has heard the imprecatory prayers against the President. He has seen these same people sit in the pews where their pastors preached hate. He has heard their plans and conspiracies-not for what is righteous-but for earthly power. He has heard their racial slurs. He has seen their secret lives. He has seen their love of money. He has seen money change hands in order for the rich to get richer and the poor to get poorer. He has seen all the children of color upon the earth maligned. Did He not make all men? These afronts come before Him in the prayers of the needy, not the greedy. He had given those with dirty hands, a season to repent of their hatred towards their fellow human beings. They have not repented. He has spoken. The destroying angel has been dispatched and has marked those to be destroyed in God’s wrath. Watch, therefore, and see what the Lord will do.

Alice Parris

THE REPUBLICAN CONFEDERACY CONFLAGRATION

 
 
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Fire image by Stony River/AU

 
 
 
 
 

What would the Republican Confederacy do without President Obama to demonize? What would they do without the Administration to castigate? What would they do without Pelosi or Reed? Nothing. They’ve got nothing. They worship at the altar of Ronald Regan’s economic vision. This is a vision which builds up the rich and creates more poor. They feign a sincere concern for the budget, but when it is time for a remedy, they reject the solution in lock-step fashion.

I propose to you that this anti-everything Obama is a ruse to deceive the people. Who made the second Amendment one of God’s ten commandments? They have taken the word of God and perverted it. They have not, “…loved their neighbor as they have loved themselves…” The Word of God says, “…those that live by the sword shall die by the sword…” Is that why there are so many militia in the name of God?  To the end that they themselves perish with the weapons of their choice?  They mask the Word of God with bigotry, while in truth,  it is the wealthy who fuel their outcries of, “steal, killl and destroy…anything Obama”  They have not known the love of God.

They de-legitimized Africans, forcibly removed from their lands, by calling them 3/5 of a person. This means even with the forced slavery of Africans, slave-owners could sleep at night. After all, slaves were not quite human. The Republican Confederacy has done everything within its power to de-legitimize President Obama. The Birthers… Believe me, had there been concrete evidence to the assertion that he was not born in America, everyone would know it. The lawsuits of Orly Taitz (with a thick immigrant accent) would not have been tossed out as frivilous. The state of Hawaii would have acknowledged that the President was not eligible for office. Why do the conspiratists insist that everyone is hiding the truth? The reason is that they have been lied to themselves. They are lied to everytime their faces are glued to Fox news. The lies are untruths mingled with some truth. This is mind control at its finest.  Some truth and then the lies. All will be received as truth. This truth has the capacity to destroy whomever, whatever.

Manifest Destiny helped Europeans steal, kill and destroy Native Americans: it was their God-given right to take whatever they wanted because the “red-skins” were heathens. The Native Americans were de-legitimized in this instance, as well. Believe me when I say that Apache curses still haunt Arizona. It is the bankruptcy state. There remains a glass ceiling. Most people make their money from elsewhere and spend it in their vacation/retirement in Arizona. Arizona itself is akin to the mythological Sisyphus who was punished by Zeus (due to his hubristic belief in his own cleverness) to push a boulder up a hill only to have it roll back down again. This eternity resulted from audacity.

Several months prior to The Battle Of The Alamo (Feb 23rd-March 6, 1836) Texans had driven all Mexicans out of Mexican Texas. Between 1821 and 1836 Texas had been governed by Mexico. Many of the Anglo-American settlers owned slaves. Mexican’s President Anastasio Bustamante ordered all slaves to be freed by 1830. In order to get around this law, many Anglos made their slaves indentured servants for life. By the year 1836, there were 5000 slaves in Texas. In 1830, Bustamante also outlawed immigration of the United States to Texas. In a convention of 1832, angry colonists started the protest with the intent that U.S. Citizens be allowed to immigrate.

 Although Mexico enacted laws to monitor immigration of U.S. citizenry to Mexico; violence ensued by virtue of a revolt against Mexican jurisdiction.  March 2, 1836, Texans signed the Texan Declaration of Independence. On April 21, 1936, the Texas Revolution ended with the capture of the Mexican leader Santa Ana. Then Texans (U.S. immigrants)  called the freshly stolen land, the Republic Of  Texas. Mexico refused to acknowledge its independence. The purpose of the mini- history lesson is to highlight the absurdity of the signs and the people who say, ” we want our country back.”  America is a stolen country. It is an epic tale of immigration. Now, border states cry and groan over illegal immigrants. No wonder history books will be re-written in Texas. The truth remains stained with blood, at best.

These outburts from the Tea party Movement, Conservatives and their prisoners; the Republicans are a smoke-screen for bigotry and separatism. It is a travesty both morally and spiritually. I suggest that those holding up the degrading signs of President Obama take the time to read the Bible and understand that God is NOT with them on this one. He hears the cries of the homeless, hopeless, hungry, sick and disposessed. He does not violate His word for the convenience of those who worship their guns. “…God is nigh unto the broken-hearted…”  I dare one of the tea party people to ask to sit at the table of the leader of one of their movements. To have a cup of tea. While there, if you ever get in, look around you. Their house will  look nothing like yours. Their lifetyle will not look anything like yours. Their motives are nothing like yours. See for yourselves. You have been duped by big money, afterall the rich must get richer no matter what. Regurtigate the lies spun by Fox and friends, separate yourselves from the hundreds of conspiracies out there that defame an Administration which was mired in Republican muck from day one. Think for yourselves. Let me see: Palin is rich, Limbaugh is rich, Beck is rich, O’Reilly is rich, Hannity is rich. For all of your defaming and sign carrying, are you rich too?

THE GREAT LAND GRAB

Who shall inherit the earth, where you have planted
your flowers and built your fences?

Whose bones are buried beneath your feet, although
unmarked, and un-flowered?

Do you suppose borders shall stop the progeny from
returning to the place of ancestors?

Who is now screaming about whose land is whose?
Where are the bones of your forefathers? 

That is your land; the land of your people.

No borders, laws, or penalties shall stop the trail of tears,
DNA leading to the homeland.

Why the flawed measures, the detention centers?
 
Why the table pounding? Don’t you  know that those
who pound the loudest are not the rightful owners?

Re-written books and  re-staged events attempt
 to” legitimize” what was and remains

the great land grab; a Manifest Destiny of annihilation.

It is all too convenient,  too flawed. Who will jump upon their

soap-boxes, filibuster immigration issues,

who will shoot with rubber bullets, and tow away the cars

of protesters? There are many,  but “…The earth is the Lord’s and
the fullness thereof…”

There are no absolutes, here,
since the Statue of Liberty was given the toss.

 As I sit upon my newly purchased plot of land, I know
 although it is not a bridge or highway, eminent domain

gave builders the right  to sell it to me. 
The previous owners, along with those before them,

cry out  from the ground; bloody and plundered.

Justifications fictionalize and fears mount. How will
we feed OUR children?  Not enough care was

given to the feeding of our neighbor’s children.
How then, do we expect to reap a harvest of food?

How do we expect to reap a harvest of righteousness?

 

Alice Parris

TEN THINGS I HATE ABOUT ARIZONA

I lived in Arizona for twenty-five years.  The things that I hated:

1)   Sheriff Joe Arpaio

2)  Whiffs of Sheriff Joe’s personal corruptions

3)   Brutal “Tent City”

4)   Racial imbalance in jury pools

5)   Arrogant  “snow birds”

6)   Excessive bankruptcies

7)   Haven for Healthcare Systems

8)   Excessive photo radar

9)   Racial profiling (I was constantly being asked what race I was)

10)  Questionable  security at  Palo Verde nuclear facility

 

Alice Parris

CURRENT REPUBLICAN AGENDA

Republicans do not engage in overblown statements because they are ‘psycho.’  These are deliberate inflammatory remarks whereby they can use ‘freedom of speech’ to mask their overt ‘hate speech.’ There is a method to their madness. They are using tried and true hypnotic techniques disguised as slogans and distortions to dismantle the minds of people who are not in the habit of thinking for themselves. It is their hope that with their constant litanies of hate speech, that they can get some ‘un-hinged’ people to further cross the line into breaking serious laws.  Why would the Republicans, Conservatives, Tea Party Movement, KKK and Neo-Nazi groups want this? So that they can say, “We told you so. We told you that our ‘freedom of speech’ would be hindered under Obama. We told you that our freedoms would be curtailed.”  It is a crime to engage in hate speech and act upon it, yet they act like they do not know this. What drivel! They know this all too well. How many lawyers, huh?

They are inciting violence, hatred as well as  naming targets 24/7. They are creating their own ticking ‘time bombs.’ When there is an act dastardly enough for any of their leaders to be investigated, they will say, “See, we told you that it was just a matter of time. We told you that our freedom of speech would eventually be in jeopardy. Now, do you believe us?” “Who is with us?” This is their real purpose for talking like the psychotic. It is to induce psychosis in those who are already in this state of mind. It is to goad and give license for the sociopath, psychopath, homocidal maniac, arsonist, vandalist and anarchist to act. It is that simple. They are desperatly wanting to be right… about something…about anything at this point of a complete political rout. I say, that when they have pushed the masses over the edge into serious criminal activities,  go after the Dr. Frankensteins!

Alice Parris

TANCREDO ATTACKS LEARNING DISABLED AMERICANS

There is a segment in our society who are as American as apple pie. They are learning disabled: some dyslexic, some dysgraphic with variations of the above.   Some of these law-abiding citizens might not be able to spell vote. Some of them would have difficulty with comprehension, yet they are entitled, like all Americans to their rights as voters. What former Representative Tancredo did (with his ‘literacy test’ proposal) was to lump the learning disabled, the illiterate and Hispanic speaking Americans together.  This was not a wise move. Within his blind indictment of the people who put Barack Hussein Obama in the White House, he has further marginalized people with learning disabilities.

The learning disabled are the students who have been identified within their school systems as needing additional help in order to complete the required courses. I must make it clear: learning disability, dyslexia or dysgraphia have NOTHING to do with I.Q.  Someone with a learning disability can have a very high I.Q.  They might simply be a visual or auditory learner. This is an attack on the rights of Americans with disabilities. Every disability may not be visible to the naked eye. This is the reason why his proposal is preposterous and irresponsible. It calls for an apology not only for the obvious discriminatory overtones, but to the many Americans who have Learning Disabilities throughout our nation.

Alice Parris

REPUBLICAN POLITICAL NARCISSISM EMBOLDENS AL-QAEDA

The party of “No” has given comfort to our enemies. They have sent a signal of insurrection and division to those who have declared our destruction as their chief objective. Their political narcissism has portrayed us as a country divided; a country who will not rally around our newly elected President. The “sore loser” Republican party has gotten squarely behind the “turf-movement” of the tea party crowd. Fox News, Dick Cheney, Rush Limbaugh, Sarah Palin, Michele Bachmann, Joe Wilson, as well as all of the formerly sane Republican Congressman and Senators have sold all of us out  for political advantage. They have forgotten that there are “real” enemies who vow the destruction of the United States and its allies.

Imagine the glee from Al-Qaeda operatives derived from watching Joe Wilson say, “you lie” when the President of The United States was speaking before the Senate and Congress. Imagine the joy Al-Qaeda gets when they hear the litanies from Fox News operatives about their “plans” to not support the President, about how they will conduct their efforts to dismantle his Presidency. Imagine the excitement as Al-Qaeda  plans their new attacks on our soil, because all they can see is a country divided.   “…a house divided against itself cannot stand…” 

Now, the Republican Party will have the audacity of blaming the Administration for the “underwear bomber.”  I  suggest to you that neither the White House nor its administration is what has emboldened our enemies; it is the likes of Dick Cheney who refuses to leave his “bunker of treachery” in Washington.  He refuses to allow this new President to do the job of cleaning up the mess that George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld left behind. Treachery lies in the mantras of treason shouted by Fox News, Palin, Bachman, Limbaugh now even McCain. Are the 2010 elections more important to the Republicans than the safety of the American people?

I cannot sit idly by and allow all of the pundits to forget how we have been perceived by other countries because of all of the flagrant direspect to the Executive Branch. Al-Qaeda has been waiting for a breach of unity to “finish us off.” It has nothing to do with the President trying to mend the broken fences of diplomacy all over the world. It has more to do with the Republican Confederacy. The attacks made upon our soil are becoming pallid compared to the attacks upon our government by these Republican insurrectionists.

Dick Cheney is calling President Obama “soft” on the “enemy. ” His real motive for doing so, is his attempt to keep the skeletons within his closet from falling out during NYC trials.  When Fox News has been pounding its drum for resistance against the”tyrant” Obama, I suggest to you that they have been telegraphing this great divide to those who really want to hurt us. In their narcissistic lust for political power, they have  in fact, sold all of us out. They should never be rewarded for their stance of  “no,” by putting them back in power.  These so called “patriots” or “real Americans” look like nests of Benedict Arnolds. This country should never forget the climate established by their treachery when re-elections come around. For Republicans it was never about the well-being of the  American people, but rather about their narcissistic ambition for complete political power.

Alice Parris

JUST HOW STUPID IS OBAMA OPPOSITION?

It is quite clear that the GOP & friends are united in their opposition against every move that President Obama makes. They are so vehement,  so vitriolic in their vocal opposition that they have boxed themselves into a corner. The collective intelligence quotients of the opposition is decidedly low. They have not understood the human condition nor have they understood the human psyche. They think that just pushing the “no” button across the board is a wise move. It is not. It is unadulterously stupid. It squanders any available “capital” or  “leverage” needed to make gains for their own constituencies. Following Sarah Palin (the party -splitter) is stupid. Every time Dick Cheney opens his mouth, he sets the GOP back light years. The “new and improved” Cheney, Liz, speaks with the same forked-tongue as her father. Where are the truly viable leaders of the GOP?

President Obama came into the office with an agenda of inclusiveness. The “sore-loser” Republicans decided to fall upon their own swords rather than to congratulate the winner. They decided to become the gathering-place for the disgruntled by “naysaying” anything that President Obama said. The Progressives were also dismayed because President Obama could not complete their “to-do” list instantly; a funky pile of wormy problems awaited his arrival at the Oval office.  How could anyone not  understood that when he took a step to the right, he was under attack, if he moved to the left, he was under attack, if he stayed to the center, he was under attack. Where, now, would be his motivation to extend that hand; his motivation to accommodate the fickle supporter? When big things are on the table, the malcontented would have lost their leverage, by virtue of their multitude of “nays.”

As a staunch supporter of President Obama, I find it to be sickening at how very wishy-washy the media can be in the name of “fair & balanced” reporting. I am not even speaking about Fox because Fox News is an anti-news outlet.The others take their cues from soothsayers and paid-for polls. They lack vision. Day after day, a parade of pundits are rolled out because someone in the media believes that they have “the answers.” The fickle are ready to throw the President under the bus with the exhalation of every breath. Most of the pundits who are paraded, have books to peddle while they participate in a game called  “guess-damn-ation.” The media should be in the “bookie” business; because they are the ones laying out the odds, according to their inside “tips.”

Who cares if the Independents blow with the wind? Who cares if the elephants just stand still, who cares if Sarah Palin divides the party-exiling the GOP into “the wilderness?” What is going to make the difference is the young people, of every color. The young people are going to prevail. How dare the GOP ramble about their concern for the debt of future generations, when it is they who have steered all of us into this economic ditch? How dare the GOP open their mouths with an “answer” when they really don’t give a fig about the youth of this country! The voting-age youth understand who has their backs. The Hispanics are very well aware of who was giving Justice Sonia Sotomayor a hard time, even when her qualifications were superior to that of her “peers.” Those who are surviving by virtue of their extended unemployment checks know who has their backs. Women, who now have equal pay, know who has their backs. The sum total of all those who have experienced grace at the hand of President Barack Obama, know who has their backs. An elephant either stands or falls. Standing for “no” regardless of ever-changing circumstances, will cause the elephant to fall.

Alice Parris