You wouldn’t see Steve Jobs telling people if they do not believe in global warming, don’t buy Apple stock because he thinks you’re stupid. After all, China is the biggest polluter on the planet and that’s where Apple makes all their glorious Apple products, and do you think Apple would personally see that those factories are ‘green’?
(Do YOU want to brush your teeth in the shower like Jennifer Anderson?)
What? Only the rich, elite, snobby, wacko’s will be able to profit from your IPHONE purchase?
Talk about class warfare.
Now, Apple has a new buddy in the green movement, Richard the “Virgin” Branson.
Virgin CEO Richard Branson said that those who are skeptical of man-made global warming should “get out of our way,” joining the ranks of CEOs lashing out against those opposed to business investments in “sustainability.”
Branson made his remarks in the wake of Apple CEO Tim Cook’s telling global warming skeptics to “get out of this stock” if they did not agree with the company’s green investment strategy. Cook made his comments after being confronted by a free-market activist who pressed him on putting the environment ahead of profitable investments .
Can we tell Richard to GROUND all his air polluting airplanes? Can we stay he is sucking the life out of our planet and to please get off it? What happened to your polluting space ships Richard? Not doing so well is it?
This is all a very well connected war plan with the very rich elitist Marxists, who want to rob even MORE of your money for their own pockets. Just think, Apple could start charging you a carbon tax on your IPHONE, and Mr. Virgin could tack a fee on your airline ticket, you dirty polluting pig of a customer.
This Nobody suggests we tax the hot air coming out of these hypocritical elites blowhards.
Until they practice what they preach, and give ALL their profits to save the planet, they can go suck a duck and stop trying to kill ours.
By the way, Branson’s statement conveniently came out just before the big U.S. SENATE marathon on climate change. They want Obama to do an executive order for the planet…otherwise carbon taxes will never pass.
Not to mention—Obama VS Putin has just got to be taken off the daily news.
To me, arguments about religion, are like watching a snake swallow its own tale. In the end the snake eats itself, and there’s nothing left to talk about. And religion is fun to talk about. (See video below, for a man having fun talking about religion.)
Every religion has its stories, and lately, some people have come up with a new twist trying to figure out, just exactly how we all got here. Basically, it’s the story of the Anunnaki, who according to some scholars, were aliens who came here long ago, bred with human women, and improved the race.
(There’s the first flaw…improved?)
Let’s see if I’ve got this story right: Some really curious German guy named Georg Grotefend had been reading ancient Sumerian tablets one afternoon, and read this:
“After the kingship descended from heaven, the kingship was in Eridu. In Eridu, Alulim became king: he ruled for 28,000 years. Then Alalngar reigned for 36,000 years, while En-men-lu-ana ruled for 43,2000 years. “
As you remember, Noah, Seth, Enos and others lived more than 900 years.
(2nd flaw: Who was counting this?)
So, it seems the REASON these guys lived so long is because they were actually from another planet. Moses and Seth were hybrids, so therefore, because of the human woman DNA, they got royally robbed. After the great flood, nobody lived very long. Gilgamesh, only lived for 120 years. (And his descendants live on Gilligan’s island)
The Sumerians (Who were actually aliens) gave us the 60 minutes concept (without we would not have a 60 minute TV show) and the Zodiac, something which none of us could live without. Obviously Nancy Reagan was closer to the Gods than the rest of us.
Now…pay close attention:—-An Alien named Quetzalcoatl, the great teacher of the Mayans, was known as Vircocha to the Incas, and as the sun god Ra to the Egyptians. Evidently this guy zipped all over the planet and build pyramids. (He is also known as Marduk, god of Marmaduke)
So why in the world did these ‘gods’ come to Earth? To mine for gold silly! Greedy bastards live everywhere in the universe. No..the real reason they wanted the gold…get ready for it:
“The Annunnaki sought gold to save their atmosphere, which had apparently sprung leaks similar to those we have created in ours by damaging the Earth’s ozone layer with Hydro fluorocarbons. They disperse extremely tiny flakes of gold into the upper atmosphere to patch holes.”
Right. Global warming is happening everywhere in the universe. If Al Gore starts insisting we need a REALLY high priced world carbon tax to plug our ozone holes with gold, I say we say to him, “ Go back to your mother Gaia, and paint your face with coconut oil, and leave us alone!”
Anyway, the Anunnaki used the Neanderthals as slaves to mine the gold—but they were slow, so two alien brothers: Enlil and Enki (first gay couple) came to take control. Enlil (firstborn) was head ruler. (Aliens also practiced the stupid habit of giving the oldest son control) Enlil was mission commander, and Enki was executive and science officer…and guess what? They didn’t get along.
Enki drained the marshes on the northern shore of the Persian Gulf, and with his son Marduk —-they worked on irrigating the land between the Tigris and Euphrates. Murduk later nuked the Tower of Babel, and other places, and became RA the first ruler of Egypt.
(3rd flaw: You can have only so many alien RA’s)
All the pharaohs were Marduk’s offspring: Geg and Nut, Osiris, Isis, Seth, ..and one day they built the Great Pyramid to imprisoned Murdock because he was just nuking too much, and making big holes in the planet, like the Dead Sea.
Enki had a girlfriend named Ninhursag and they produced the first test tube baby: Adam…who was a combination of an African human woman, and a young Anunnaki male. But an alien woman carried the child to term. So that explains how Adam got here. Seeing what they had done, like the typical rulers all over the universe they said this:
“The man has now become like one of us, knowing good and evil. He must not be allowed to reach out his hand and take also from the tree of life and eat, and live forever. “
So they put caps on our DNA so we would die and not get too smart. Now it’s called Obamacare. (There are rulers, and then there’s the rest of us, and it’s best we stay stupid, according to them.)
So there they were, Alien gods, fornicating day and night with the women of the earth, and then one day Enlil complained that the sound of mating humans kept him awake at night. (I HATE when that happens) And so he decided to kill them all, with Obamacare..
No…no…he did it with a flood.
But Enki was way ahead of him, He helped his hybrid Noah build a boat, supplied it with all the DNA of the planet, (taking a lot of weight off Noah who was trying to figure out how to walk the elephants to the bathroom) and voila! Human kind flourish to this day!
So you can thank the alien Enki, not God, that we are all here. According to the legends, they were just like us: They were vain, petty, cruel, incestuous, and hateful. And that’s why Hillary Clinton will run for President: She just can’t help herself.
Oh— the Anunnaki also developed the wheel, schools, medical science, the fisrt written proverbs, history, taxation, laws, social reforms, the first cosmogony and the first money, as well as the first bicameral Congress. I suggest we go to THEIR planet and make them mine for gold.
And the Rothschild’s claim to be direct descendants of the Sumarian Kings.
Now, wasn’t that fun?
(Nobody Notes: So…did anybody like any of those other templates, or does this one suit you fine? If it does, I’ll try to figure out how to make the fonts bigger, which is my main concern. Thanks for putting up with my Monkish proclivities. )
All info out of Jim Mars: Our Occulted History
Okay. So— it’s too cold.
Today, besides not being able to find the angel topping for my Christmas tree…(I’ll find it the day AFTER Christmas) I am already tired of hearing about Nelson Mandela. And of course, the Obama’s, who did not go to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral, are flying to Africa (on our dime) to attend the funeral of Mandela in hopes that some of that pixie dust will rub off, and he can somehow crown himself the new black messiah. And by the way…I thought I read somewhere that Mandela refused to see Obama—- If he had seen him, I’m sure we’d be seeing that picture everywhere.
I’m sure the Obama’s are excited just to be able to get out of the country they really don’t like living in.
Another thing that gets my blood boiling today was the news about Obama trying to kill off our eagles.
The liberals who are all about ‘saving the planet” and the polar bears, could care less about eagles.
This just in from Drudge:
The Obama administration is about to approve a rule that will ensure the death of golden and bald eagles for the next 30 more years.
Hundreds of thousands of birds die each year flying into the deadly turbine blades atop the soaring towers that compose wind farms. The rule will give wind farms thirty year permits for the “non purposeful take of eagles-that is where the take is associated with but not the purpose of, the activity.’’ The take of eagles is also a euphemism for the slaughter of them.
In the 1970′s the bald eagle was all but extinct. There were only about 50 known to exist. Some very caring humans worked very hard to bring them BACK . And they did. And now, this STUPID idea of wind mills (I don’t care what they say…it’s stupid) will kill off thousands of birds. And by the way, for the first time in history the monarch butterflies did not appear in Mexico this year…they came staggering in…Elephants are being slaughtered in Africa by the hundreds…
Where oh where are all the liberals bleeding hearts about the OTHER creatures that live on the planet?
Obama be damned. So, he wants to not only change America, but destroy the symbol that has always represented it. What’s the new symbol going to be…a drone with his picture on it?
It has nothing to do with Christmas, but everything to do with the fact that the Kardashians are much like the Federal Reserve: they can make money out of thin air. And they walk on trash. Bruce Jenner is in a tube.
You figure it out.
For all those readers that wonder about my sanity, and whether I checked background information on this important subject, let me say right up front—-I have NEVER watched that show. Life is too short. I never saw an episode of Dallas either.
What does that mean? I don’t even want to know.
And that’s my Nobody Cares bitch for today. Sorry. I’ll crawl back into my hole now.
—-Which brings me to an idea: maybe I should put a “Donate to Joyanna’s lobotomy” on my site. I could then just go out an BUY a new topping for my tree.—-
—–An angel riding an eagle Christmas tree topper!
Wait…I could MAKE them and sell them…
(STOP Joyanna! Now I know what happens when you stare at the Kardashian’s Christmas card too long.)
In case you haven’t heard the news, you only have thirty more years on the planet. Excited? According to Sir Bob Geldoff…the clock is ticking.
First, you have to wonder WHY the Queen made a lord out of Bob Goofoff…er Sir Geldolf. By the likes of his hair, he only gets out of bed to proclaim the world is ending, so that he can throw a big party to raise millions, and then pocket his next ticket to whatever paradise he happens to sleep in. He says that all the people of the world will die by 2030. Known for his “LIVE AID’ concert, to fight famine in Africa in 1985…Bob has come out of his gerbil hole to speak again:
The former Boomtown Rats singer also warned “the next war will not be a World War One or a World War Two, it will be the end.” He added: “We may not get to 2030. We need to address the problem of climate change urgently.”
It’s time to ratchet up the global warming takeover….because soon, they will not be able to claim the earth is warming, and Bob will have to invent another problem, like BIG RATS taking over the earth. After all, x-musicians with no talent have to do something to make a living. Besides, the poor man is just not getting any sleep over the upcoming destruction of us all. Who WILL do his hair? All the hairdressers will be dead from heat stroke. Clearly, Bob didn’t mention this fact, but its obvious it’s on his list of worries:
The extraordinary “reverse” of global warming has led to a 60 per cent rise in ice-covered ocean. Just six years ago, some scientists were predicting that all of this ice would have melted away by 2013.
What would REALLY impress us, is if some body would give a concert to end the corruption in tyrannical governments. Now that would be worth a lordship!
We need to WRITE that Queen. Clearly, she is not paying attention to her Queenly duties.
But It seems there is good news…finally. Despite the years of chicken little Al Gore and his various university puppets screaming for us all to go back into the dark ages, with our candles and walking sticks, there is now evidence that the Antarctic is actually getting colder;
The news appears in the latest SciencExpress, and it shows that the vast majority of the Antarctic landmass is rapidly gaining ice and snow cover. Obviously this moisture comes from the sea. And, being deposited in solid form on the land-way-down-under, this lowers the earth’s sea level. For instance, most of Antarctica has actually been cooling for the past couple of decades (see here for more details). And now comes word that the snow and ice cover over large portions of Antarctica has been increasing, leading to a drawdown of global sea level.
This means Florida will NOT disappear anytime soon, sorry Al. (I have a few lots to sell…any takers?)
WASHINGTON — Wind energy facilities have killed at least 67 golden and bald eagles in the last five years, but the figure could be much higher, according to a new scientific study by government biologists. cluster of wind farms in a northern California area known as Altamont Pass. Wind farms built there decades ago kill more than 60 per year.
The eagle was almost extinct back in the 70′s—-but due to some very talented and dedicated nature lovers they were bought BACK from the brink…only to face extinction again by the same people who ironically used pictures of Polar Bears stranded on Ice to promote global warmng so that Al Gore and his friends go set up a really nifty way to collect MORE money, by promoting Wind Energy. And it’s not just the Eagles that are getting cut up. Thousands of other birds being smashed by Windmills, on daily basis.
Nobody Wins when political hacks use faulty science to back their claims that mankind is causing the seas to rise, just so they can collect more taxes.
And Nobody Wins, when they refuse to tell the world that what actually might be coming…is another ice age, which is MUCH worse. The Polar Bears are going to be fine. The rest of us…well…..let’s just say we will long for the day when we could actually get OUT of our driveways.
But…if you live in Arizona…I’m pretty sure you’re safe. Seattle? Not so much. I suggest you start moving now.
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Wow! History shows that this global warming has been around before!
Obama thought he’d make himself another historical moment in time by speaking at the Berlin Wall today, but it turned out to be a big nothing. The novelty of the first black American President was just that it seems…a novelty. Last time he spoke at the wall, it was “Hey, let’s all go see the first BLACK American President!” and 200,000 showed up. Today, only 5,000 came, and they were all invited.
His own family didn’t show up, they went sight-seeing.
But, that didn’t stop Obama for trying to score brownie points with the liberals of the world, and especially those at home who just found out that Obama is worse than Bush, and is listening to their every word…so he needs to shore up his friends and give them some hope, and the usual liberal Hollywood elites made a video to help Obama promote his new mission: Save the world from nuclear weapons. In the video, they demand “Zero”
Oh right. If these people think that by demanding Russia and Iran to get rid of their nuclear weapons, then obviously, they need to replace their cracked mirrors in their mansions.
Let’s see…check out these recent pictures…body language tells the story here. Look at Obama compared to Putin. Obama is sweatin.’ He has met a man who isn’t afraid of the community organizer, or his Hollywood friends. Obama will disarm us, and Putin will continue to stockpile.
And Russia just did something many Americans, including this Nobody, thinks is smart. They made it illegal to teach homosexuality in grade school. Really. There should be NO sex taught to kids at all when they are young. America is starting in kindergarten with that nonsense.
And America has to now go to Russia to get into space. It’s almost…embarrassing.
But Obama wasn’t concerned about that: He was busy preaching to the Germans about saving the rest of the world. Give the elites lots of money, and they will solve global warming and poverty. (These vacations are getting expensive.)
“We may enjoy a standard of living that is the envy of the world, but so long as hundreds of millions endure the agony of an empty stomach or the anguish of unemployment, we’re not truly prosperous,” Obama said. “We are more free when all people can pursue their own happiness.”—–”more severe storms, more famine and floods, new waves of refugees, coast lines that vanish, oceans that rise. This is the future we must avert, This is the global threat of our time. And for the sake of future generations, our generation must move toward a global compact to confront a changing climate before it is too late. That is our job. That is our task. We have to get to work.”
Nobody Wins when you have an American President, giving speeches around the world in order to take fabulous vacations. Many suggest he is just campaigning for when he gets out of office, which in my Nobody’s Opinion, should have been five years ago….but who’s counting?
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The elites will continue to push Global warming, and they are getting very creative at propaganda. Here they put two liberal messages in one so-called joke. Message One: Men are stupid and mess up nature. Message Two: People that live in the suburbs are morons and all this mowing of lawns is a complete waste of God’s green earth.
It was sent to me by my liberal friend JR….and he thought it was true and clever, but of course he did. Note that since many liberals do not believe in God, isn’t it clever how they used GOD in the joke? I’ll let you ponder that.
Conversation between God and St. Francis. It would be funny if it weren’t so true…
GOD–Frank, you know all about gardens and nature. What in the world is going on down there on the planet? What happened to the dandelions, violets, milkweeds and stuff I started eons ago? I had a perfect no-maintenance garden plan. Those plants grow in any type of soil, withstand drought and multiply with abandon. The nectar from the long-lasting blossoms attracts butterflies, honey bees and flocks of songbirds. I expected to see a vast garden of colors by now. But, all I see are these green rectangles.
St. FRANCIS: It’s the tribes that settled there, Lord. The Suburbanites. They started calling your flowers ‘weeds’ and went to great lengths to kill them and replace them with grass.
GOD: Grass? But, it’s so boring. It’s not colorful. It doesn’t attract butterflies, birds and bees; only grubs and sod worms. It’s sensitive to temperatures. Do these Suburbanites really want all that grass growing there?
ST. FRANCIS: Apparently so, Lord. They go to great pains to grow it and keep it green. They begin each spring by fertilizing grass and poisoning any other plant that crops up in the lawn.
GOD: The spring rains and warm weather probably make grass grow really fast. That must make the Suburbanites happy.
ST. FRANCIS: Apparently not, Lord. As soon as it grows a little, they cut it-sometimes twice a week.
GOD: They cut it? Do they then bale it like hay?
ST. FRANCIS: Not exactly, Lord. Most of them rake it up and put it in bags.
ST. FRANCIS: No, Sir, just the opposite. They pay to throw it away.
GOD: Now, let me get this straight. They fertilize grass so it will grow. And, when it does grow, they cut it off and pay to throw it away?
ST. FRANCIS: Yes, Sir.
GOD: These Suburbanites must be relieved in the summer when we cut back on the rain and turn up the heat. That surely slows the growth and saves them a lot of work.
ST. FRANCIS: You aren’t going to believe this, Lord. When the grass stops growing so fast, they drag out hoses and pay more money to water it, so they can continue to mow it and pay to get rid of it.
GOD: What nonsense. At least they kept some of the trees. That was a sheer stroke of genius, if I do say so myself. The trees grow leaves in the spring to provide beauty and shade in the summer. In the autumn, they fall to the ground and form a natural blanket to keep moisture in the soil and protect the trees and bushes. It’s a natural cycle of life.
ST. FRANCIS: You better sit down, Lord. The Suburbanites have drawn a new circle. As soon as the leaves fall, they rake them into great piles and pay to have them hauled away.
GOD: No! What do they do to protect the shrub and tree roots in the winter and to keep the soil moist and loose?
ST. FRANCIS: After throwing away the leaves, they go out and buy something which they call mulch. They haul it home and spread it around in place of the leaves.
GOD: And where do they get this mulch?
ST. FRANCIS: They cut down trees and grind them up to make the mulch.
GOD: Enough! I don’t want to think about this anymore. St. Catherine, you’re in charge of the arts. What movie have you scheduled for us tonight?
ST. CATHERINE: ‘Dumb and Dumber’, Lord. It’s a story about….
GOD: Never mind, I think I just heard the whole story from St. Francis.
Rush Limbaugh came to the conclusion today, that nobody will ever blame Obama for anything in history because…he doesn’t lead, therefore, because he doesn’t really lead, but stays in campaign mode, everybody likes all his empty promises, because they sound so….lofty.
What I think Rush has missed, is that after eight years of Bubba and his darling wife, we would have voted for any change. I fell into George’s W. Bush’s words of hope, just as fast as a man dying of thirst runs to the nearest bottle of water. When he was campaigning, George W. said ALL the right things. Rubio sounds just like the old George W. We were looking for a hero, and he was there.
And then…well, watch this video. Many conservatives can whine and say that Freddie and Fannie were pushed into putting out bad loans by Barney Frank (and they were) BUT…George W. was right up there making the case for the loans that caused the housing debacle, and this video proves it.
And then…he did the first bail out. So, many conservatives feel, that if George W. had not strayed so far from his conservative principles, Obama would not have been elected. I have my own Nobody Opinions on the whole matter myself…which leans towards what many would call a conspiracy theory: At the top we have one party, with the powerful from both sides, who are working for the same goals.
And that goal is globalization. In globalization there are no borders….
Nobody Wins when a plutocracy rules, and that’s what we have. The men and women that have the REAL control are all millionaires and billionares. Dr. Corsi concluded that these people want the ruling class at the very top to reap the fruits of capitalism, while the masses are ruled in communism. Why do you think they all speak so highly of China? The fortunes of the top 500 companies make more than most nations. We are nearer to the Minority Report than we think.
It’s the Third Way of Bill Clinton. It’s the New World Order of Daddy Bush. It’s the Globalization of George W. Bush, but it’s always business as usual: Follow the money.
And that’s why the top people of both parties will make sure that the “people” are never represented again..
This week the biggest $*%&up in Superbowl history, pretty much made the United States the laughing stock of the world. By now, everyone knows that half the stadium’s lights went out in the middle of the game, the most watched game in Superbowl’s history.
Ha, Ha…ha ha….
Nobody seems to know what caused the blackout…but anyone with common sense knows that the half-time shows keep getting bigger and more fantastic….and it seems to reason…Beyonce’s show blew more than a couple of generators.
After all, we don’t get to show off our stuff much to the world anymore. After London’s big Olympic festival, we’ve just been dying to show everyone how’s it’s done. …but….
“Beyoncé blew the electric in the Superdome twice, I’m told, during her rehearsals during the week. So they should have known that this might happen.” said Craig Carton. “I mean, it was embarrassing.”
I almost felt like Obama was directing it this year, because to start out with all the kids from Sandy Hook singing the National Anthem…come on. Really? This is a FOOTBALL game. Can’t we get away from politics for just a few minutes?
NO. Not only did we get Sandy Hook, we got Obama’s two favorite big fan supporters: Alicia Keys and Beyoncé. And even after poor Madonna went all over the world telling everyone to vote for Obama last year.
To save Obama’s face for his very best rich friend Beyoncé, the NFL spokesman came out and said there was no way it was Beyoncé’s fault. Everyone is all over the place saying “Oh…Beyonce is not at fault. oh nooooooooo.”
In this new ‘efficient” energy program coming soon to your neighborhood, all lights will be turned off in every city after 10 pm…to save the planet.
What’s really embarrassing is that the whole world was watching. Here’s what Brazil had to say:
Brazil–Brazilians usually have little time for the U.S. version of football, but they can’t stop talking about this year’s Super Bowl. Subjected for years to questions about whether Brazil is prepared to effectively host the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, there was more than a little glee as the world’s richest country messed up its most important sporting event.
Yes, one disaster after another is happening in Obama’s Presidency. First time the United States was downgraded: First time our salaries were cut: First Time one President spent as much money as all the ones before him: First Time a President chewed gum throughout everything serious. First time we have a President who wants us all to disarm the whole country, lose weight, and not let our kids play football.First time illegals were given amnesty, First time a President can arrest anyone at anytime with no trial. First time a president arrested a man for making a video he didn’t like…(I could go on)
You won the “The NFL is too afraid to stand up to Beyoncé’s use of energy because she’s Obama’s best friend.” award.
Obviously, Obama had a say in the whole thing. If the NFL is willing to let a President change the rules of football, why bother with the ego of his favorite singer?
Next year…get it together..
Blame it on global warming
Okay…just so you know…anyone who thinks that the elites are really just stupid idiots who couldn’t plan a walk outside their pool house, and that’s why conspiracy’s theories about them all getting together to take over the world, are just hogwash…might want to watch AND listen…to this lady.
While she doen’t really lay out specifics, her goal is clear: Take control of all the money. Period. It should be done tomorrow, but darn it, it’s just going to slow.
The United Nations is meeting in Qatar to negotiate a “complete transformation of the economic structure of the world,” explained Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at a Monday press conference.
“What is occurring here, not just in Doha, but in the whole climate change process is the complete transformation of the economic structure of the world. It should happen much quicker, but it cannot happen overnight,” she added.
I thought, that in my lifetime—that I would NEVER observe a woman who frightens me more than Hillary Clinton..but, she’s here. The ending of Christiana’s speech is the scariest part. I would say “Enjoy” but…you would think I’m mad.
The women of the U.N.–are scarier than California Zombies attacking New Yorkers Christmas shopping, on a moonless night.
Now, if ONLY we had a vaccine…
Here’s another important reason NOT to vote for Obama. Word has it that Hillary is going to quit her job as Secretary of State, and John Kerry will take over if Obama is re-elected. As you see here, he believes WE are the cause of the many wars in Africa, and all over the world, because WE have caused global warming.
This may have been taken in 2009, but he was talking about global warming today on the Senate floor…which means they would pass global taxes.
Under John Kerry, you would have to pay taxes on the miles you drive, the trash you put out, the water you drink…and the bikes you DON’T own.
The worst is yet to come if Obama is re-elected. The hair alone scares me.
It was 108 degrees in St. Louis today…and the pool water was about 98 degrees. It’s so hot that the lawns are burning. It was so hot, I ended up listening to Obama tell the world about how he liked going to Howard Johnson’s Motel’s when he was a kid, and how we should all be thankful to go on little vacations…it was one of those “Be happy for what you do have” speeches. After listening to that hot air, the hot air outside was preferable.
BUT..the good news is: We know WHY.
Somebody tell Prince Charles.
Last Tuesday, all eyes were on Wisconsin, and so were mine. So when I went to vote Tuesday at my local police station..I had NO idea what we were voting on. The parking lot was packed: Wow, I thought to myself, must be something important on the ballot!”
As I was walking up, I spotted one of my swimming buddies and her mom. “MOM” wanted to vote. And I had to admire her spunk because she had a walker, and had quite a ways to walk…and walking wasn’t exactly an easy thing for her to do.
“So, what’s on the ballot?” I asked.
“Oh…you HAVE to vote yes!” said ‘Mom’. Everyone told me if we don’t, our rates will go sky high!”
And so, on the doorway, I looked and saw what we were voting on:
To comply with federal and state clean water requirements, shall The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) issue its sewer revenue bonds in the amount of Nine Hundred Forty Five Million Dollars ($945,000,000) for the purpose of designing, constructing, improving, renovating, repairing, replacing and equipping new and existing MSD sewer and drainage facilities and systems, including sewage treatment and disposal plants, sanitary sewers, and acquisition of easements and real property—related thereto, the cost of operation and maintenance of said facilities and systems and the principal of and interest on said revenue bonds to be payable solely from the revenues derived by MSD from the operation of its wastewater sewer system,including all future extensions and improvements thereto?——YES NO
THE METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS SEWER DISTRICT – CHARTER AMENDMENT ELECTION SIMPLE MAJORITY REQUIRED
PROPOSITION 1 Shall Article 2 of the Plan (Charter) of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District be amended to provide that the portion of the boundaries of the District that are located within St. Louis County shall be as described in records kept in the office of the Secretary-Treasurer of the District and no longer required to be contained in the text of the Plan? —YES NO
(What? It goes into some office and is no longer required to be contained in the “text” of the Plan? What if I want to read the “test” of the plan? That doesn’t sound good. Does that mean the Secretary only gets to see it? )
THE METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS SEWER DISTRICT – CHARTE AMENDMENT ELECTION SIMPLE MAJORITY REQUIRED
PROPOSITION 2 Shall Articles 3 and 9 of the Plan (Charter) of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District be amended to (a) establish procedural requirements relating to the formation of sub districts within the District and the design, construction and funding of improvements in such subdistricts, and (b) establish the method for levying special benefit assessments, all subject to a vote of the property owners in the affected subdistricts?—YES NO
(Yes, the property owners DO need to vote..but will we be reading this same Turkey gobble?)
THE METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS SEWER DISTRICT – CHARTER AMENDMENT ELECTION SIMPLE MAJORITY REQUIRED
PROPOSITION 3 Shall Article 3 of the Plan (Charter) of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District relating to powers of the District be amended to (a) permit the District to establish environmentally sustainable standards and practices, and (b) clarify the existing authority of the District to enter into contracts pertaining to stormwater facilities?—YES NO
(Okay, this smacks of Al Gore. Does this mean the DISTRICT gets to establish environmental sustainable standards and practices, and will be able to tell us all to get windmills to run our sewers? Well, how would YOU take this?)
THE METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS SEWER DISTRICT – CHARTER AMENDMENT ELECTION SIMPLE MAJORITY REQUIRED
PROPOSITION 4 Shall Articles 5, 7 and 10 of the Plan (Charter) of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District be amended to provide that notice of the expiration of the term of office of a Director, notice of tax levy hearings, notice of proposed rate changes, and notice of elections under the Plan (Charter) shall be given by mail, publication or electronic media, or such other form of communication as may be permitted by Missouri law?–YES NO
(You have to wonder, they don’t do this now? Well..so what if they NOTICE us? )
After my “shock”, I looked in the empty room…where I saw one man, and four ladies sitting at a table. Besides “mom” I was the only voter there. “Uh, can anyone here tell me what this gobblegook really means?” I asked. “I haven’t heard a lick about this on the local news, and this is like legalize from Russia.”
The man came over to me, with an understanding and sympathetic look on his face. I could tell he was just as confused as I was about the whole thing. “I know, I’m sorry, we are not allowed to say anything.” he said.
Then, over she came…the dragon liberal lady. The grand puba of the room: She looked me straight in the eye, and said, “You don’t HAVE to vote.” Right. I came here because I was bored.
“Of course I have to vote. I live here.” I said to her in a half cocked angry voice. If a liberal wants it to pass, then right away I’m suspect. I’d vote just to spite her. But, by the time I got my ballot, I figured my vote wouldn’t count at all. No one was here. They didn’t advertize this much, and they wrote the whole thing in such confusing language anyone could interpreted in any fashion.
Is this how they are cramming the green energy down everyone’s thoat all over America? I knew it was already a done deal. They talk about the “blacks” being disenfranchised in America, but when they hold voting on a Tuesday, and don’t even talk about the issues, and then write it as unintelligible as possibly, so you don’t really know what it means..and then threaten you if you DON’T pass your new high rates, you will be sorry.
Nobody Wins. Comrades. America loses.
What can you say besides…thank you so much for your son and his service? It made me very sad…lost generations. This poor lady thinks she did the right thing…her bills will go up, and she just voted for them too.
Tonight, when I got home, I found out two things: Number One: What scared good old “Mom.’ THIS is how they extort high rates of taxes out of the American people.
With FEAR. Al Gore, would be proud
If St. Louisans vote yes, sewer rates for the average single-family MSD user would rise from roughly $29 for the average single family to roughly $44 by mid-2015. The new rate effective July 1 of this year would be about $31.
By contrast, a rejection of the measure would raise that average rate to about $64 effective July 1 of this year. That figure would then rise to about $65 by mid-2015.
MSD must increase its rates to begin paying for $4.7 billion in upgrades mandated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The expenses stem from a settlement announced in August. The upgrades will help correct more than 350 sewer overflows in the St. Louis area and will be made over 23 years, according to a primer document from MSD. They will address violations of the Clean Water Act