Wednesday, June 26, 2013

What God Giveth

What God has given us with the landmark decision today overturning the repressive DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) and the negating of California Prop 8 can be taken away as the overturning yesterday by the US Supreme Court of the legendary Civil Rights Act of 1965 shows.   We thought that momentous 1965 Civil Rights Act was carved in stone until we elected Republican presidents who put right wing extremists on the Court.  Their goal was to neuter that law.  

Legislation and SCOTUS decisions are only as good as the ability for progressives to win the day in elections federally and on the state and gubernatorial level.  As our politics has shaken out, all those things that a civilized society thinks humane and reflected in law are being promulgated and defended solely by Democrats through the Democratic Party. 

Republicans have become the party of reactionary regression to a 19th century world.  It is the Party of interposition and nullification of the Civil War era.  The Republican Party, far from the Party of Lincoln, is sown from the Confederacy of the Old South sprinkled with a few token blacks as icing on its poisonous cake.  The Tea Party Republican wing has been co-opted by big money contributions which the US Supreme Court’s rancid decision of Citizen's United made possible.  It has made that party dedicated to the 1% richest of the nation subliminally under the nose of the duped and in the disguise of populist politics.

Moreover, the Republican Party is the party, as the Republican 2012 "debates" showed, that does not care if the poor, or anyone for that matter, live or die.  Republicans simply do not care about human rights but they do care about shoving their religious belief system into the uteri of women and they do care about government not caring about what nefarious tactics Wall Street uses to make trillions.  While Democrats are not perfect Republicans are catastrophic to one's health and the whole nation's economic security.  I urge you, therefore, to elect solely Democrats to positions of power throughout the land.  

Republicans try as they might could not stop minorities in 2012 from voting even with Republicans’ election evil attempts to suppress the minority vote.  They MUST NOT be allowed to stop us EVER!  WE WILL SIGN EVERY DEMOCRAT UP TO VOTE, OBTAIN VOTER ID'S IF NECESSARY AND GET OUT THE VOTE EVEN WHEN THEY CHANGE VOTING TIMES OR PLACES.  WE WILL BEAT THEM AT THEIR OWN ODIOUS GAME BY COMPLYING WITH THEIR SUBVERSIVE LAWS IF NECESSARY UNTIL SUCH TIME AS THIS COUNTRY RETURNS TO A STATE OF FAIRNESS IT ONCE WAS AND WHAT DR. KING ENVISIONED WHEN LYNDON JOHNSON SIGNED THE 1965 CIVIL RIGHTS ACT RIGHT IN FRONT OF HIM!
Onward to 2014 and help Democrats win it all!

Victory, yes, BUT MY Mistake in my email

I was not thinking correctly so late in the evening and a fellow Markey supporter informed me of my mistake so I will pass on my corrected response. Send it to anyone you choose.  

ON TO 2014 TO TAKE BACK THE HOUSE (and increase Dem's majority in the Senate.)  The Voting Rights Act debacle of the Supreme Court yesterday has utterly infuriated me so that my brain filled with anger is not synaptically firing correctly.  Of course he was right the 2014takeover of the House is what is needed so that the president can FINALLY get a Congress with whom he can work.  So many elections and so little time.  

I also had forgotten that soon-to-be Senator Markey has to run again in two years and Senator elect Markey's Fifth Congressional House seat must be filled with a Democrat.  His victory last night was for the special election to fill John Kerry's senate seat leaving the Massachusetts's 5th congressional House seat open.  A Democrat WILL fill it but we must make it happen.  Also, changing each state's Republican and gubernatorial control so that the gerrymandering fix of districts in favor of Republicans stops.

We must NOT NOT NOT NOT become election weary.  These are our lives about which we are talking, it is about Republicons returning us to the 1880's and it is about relegating persons of color to the back of the bus yet again.  Once we gain majorities in the House keeping or increasing Democratic control of the Senate than a fix of this DASTARDLY Shelby SCOTUS decision could attempt to be rectified helped too by ONE more progressive member of the Supreme Court to ultimately do it.

Until then our legal community and ALL progressive groups must be dedicated to trying BY ANY LEGAL MEANS necessary to subvert yet another SCOTUS rancid decision.  This decision goes into a place of hell reserved for Dred Scott and Citizen's United, two of  the absolute WORST decisions rendered by "conservatives" in the most activist right wing radical high Court EVER!  

This is the Republicon's attempt to yet again steal elections by putting up road blocks to keep minorities and people of color from voting and gaining power.  We must NOT let this happen.  We must fight this state by state, policy by policy with as much Dept. of Justice help now as we can get to crush this perversion of our democracy.  Democrats and everyone who is for fairness must act.  We must mobilize as we did in the 1960's.  We need people power from all sectors of our electorate to subvert this Supreme Court monstrosity and all the malodorous decisions that have been enacted by this Court crippling those of us who are not among the privileged 1%!

Thank you to my political ally for the necessary and important clarification!

Onward to 2014 and let's win then!